Minor in Digital Humanities

töö arvutisMinor specialisation in digital humanities is intended for all Bachelor's level students in the Faculty of Humanities and Arts, who wish develop their practical IT skills and use them for dealing with research questions and data in the humanities. Additionally the minor provides extra competence for working in the modern information laden and datafied world, where understanding of and skills in programming, data analysis and working with databases are more and more valued and required. Digital humanities is not so much a separate discipline, but rather offers opportunities to develop technical skills and to apply them in your own discipline.

The minor can be found in the Study Information System under Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics Bachelor's curricula

The minor consist of a narrow field module in computer science, specialisation module in digital humanities and an elective module. Narrow field module in computer science offers skills and knowledge in information technology on an introductory level. Digital humanities specialisation module is more focused on humanities and offers skills and knowledge for applying information technology to humanities data. 

Courses in the minor are offered only in Estonian.

 

Minor consists of three modules

 

Narrow field module: computer science (24 ECTS)

  • MTAT.03.010 - Computer Handling (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.07.028 - Information Security (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.08.006 - Operating Systems (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.03.105 - Introduction to Databases (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.03.236 - Introduction to Programming (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.03.256 - Introduction to Programming II (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.03.297 - Creating WWW Pages (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.03.132 - Multimedia (3 ECTS)

 

Specialisation module: digital humanities (24 ECTS)

  • HVHV.00.002 - Introduction to Digital Humanities (3 ECTS)
  • HVEE.01.006 - Processing and Analyzing Textual Data in the Humanities (3 ECTS) or HVEE.04.007 Analysing Text Corpora (3 ECTS)
  • HVEE.04.006 - Introduction to R and Data Structures (3 ECTS)
  • HVAJ.02.003 - Databases of History (3 ECTS)
  • HVHV.00.001 - Applying GIS in the Humanities (3 ECTS)
  • FLFL.00.009 - Basics of Quantitative Data Analysis for the Humanities with R (3 ECTS)
  • HVEE.00.009 - Digital humanities seminar (3 ECTS)
  • HVHV.00.007 - From Paper to Computer (3 ECTS)

 

Elective module: digital humanities (12 ECTS)

  • HVVK.14.021 Computer Graphics (3 ECTS)
  • HVVK.14.137 Graphic Design - Photo Editing (3 ECTS)
  • HVVK.14.140 Graphic Design - Vector Workflows (3 ECTS)
  • HVEE.00.010 Practice of Digital Humanities (6 ECTS)
  • SVUH.00.148 Digital Citizen in Information Society (3 ECTS)
  • HVVK.14.014 Digital Photography (3 ECTS)
  • HVEE.04.004 Processing Estonian Language in Python (6 ECTS)
  • OIAO.06.050 Fundamentals of Information Literacy (3 ECTS)
  • SVUH.00.141 Introduction to Internet Studies (4 ECTS)

 

2021/22 autumn semester digital humanities courses in English

  • HVHV.00.002 Introduction to Digital Humanities (3 ECTS) (in the BA minor and the MA module)
  • MTAT.03.236 Introduction to Programming (3 ECTS) (in the BA minor and the MA module)
  • MTAT.03.256 Introduction to Programming II (3 ECTS) (in the BA minor and the MA module)
  • HVEE.04.008 Course in Digital Humanities (3 ECTS) (in the MA module)

 

2020/21 spring semester digital humanities courses in English

  • MTAT.03.105 Introduction to Databases (3 ECTS) (in the BA minor)
  • HVVK.14.014 Digital Photography (3 ECTS) (in the BA minor)
  • HVVK.14.113 Classical Animation (3 ECTS) (in the BA minor)
  • HVVK.14.138 Videography - Basics of Making Videos (3 ECTS) (let me know ann.siiman@ut.ee if you choose this subject so that we can take it into account for the BA minor module)
  • SVUH.00.141 Introduction to Internet Studies (4 ECTS) (let me know ann.siiman@ut.ee if you choose this subject so that we can take it into account for the BA minor module)
  • LTAT.01.008 Research Seminar in Computational Humanities (3 ECTS) (not in the BA minor nor the MA module)  
  • HVHV.00.015 Corpora in Linguistic Research (3 ECTS) (not in the BA minor nor the MA module)  
  • HVEE.04.013 Documentary Linguistics (3 ECTS) (not in the BA minor nor the MA module)

2020/21 autumn semester digital humanities courses in English

  • MTAT.03.236 - Introduction to Programming (3 ECTS)
  • MTAT.03.256 - Introduction to Programming II (3 ECTS)
  • HVHV.00.002 - Introduction to Digital Humanities (3 ECTS)
  • HVVK.14.113 - Classical Animation (3 ECTS)

2019/20 spring semester digital humanities courses in English

  • HVVK.14.014 - Digital Photography (3 ECTS) (in English)
  • SVUH.00.034 - Introduction to Internet Studies (6 ECTS) (in English)
  • HVVK.14.128 - Computer Graphics in Photoshop (3 ECTS) (in English and in Estonian)
  • HVVK.14.051 - Basics of Digital Painting (3 ECTS) (in English and in Estonian)