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Visit to the Institute of Making

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:14:53 +0000

We are very lucky to have an Institute of Making at UCL. I often walk past its impressive glass front, peer at the collection of things on shelves that can be seen inside, and wonder what on earth they are and what goes on in there. So I was delighted when a group of us [...]

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New Project – MiCLUES

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:52:29 +0000

We recently started a project called MiCLUES to develop dynamic smartphone-based visitor guidance algorithms and software for the Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments.  The aim is to enable visitors to make better use of the combined physical and digital collections and to chart both curated and personalised paths through the museum. The project [...]

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Short Courses in DH

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Many of the modules that are taught within the Department of Information Studies as part of the MA/MSc in Digital Humanities work as stand alone short courses for those wishing to update their professional skills in a particular area.

The modules are taught over the course of one term, and usually comprise of 30 taught hours of lectures and practicals, followed by a coursework assessment or exam (which is optional for short course students). If the assessment is completed successfully, the module credit can count towards a future Master's degree. The fees for short courses are reasonable, and timetables in the Department of Information Studies are geared towards part time students, which means the module is usually run for one morning or afternoon a week, over a ten week term.

Modules currently offered as Short Courses include:

Acceptance onto the module is by agreement by the tutor. Please contact the module tutor for further information.

Many other modules from taught programmes offered by UCL Department of Information Studies (DIS) are available as short courses. Details about fees and how to apply are also available on that page.