Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Cross-Cultural Communication and International Management

The Cross-Cultural Communication and International Management MA provides theoretical, research and practical training in international and intercultural communication and international business management. It celebrates diversity in cultural contexts. It focuses on the skills, competences and knowledge necessary to work in today's global business environment. The International Management pathway is a specialism on the Cross-Cultural Communication MA. It is designed for students who wish to combine the study of cross-cultural communication with developing their knowledge of international business management. You will have the opportunity to: critically evaluate the activities of business, governments and multi-national institutions within the global environment; diagnose and analyse issues confronting managers in international businesses; conduct a marketing audit procedure, operationalise and evaluate a marketing plan; critically analyse approaches to business strategy in an international context; advise on HRM policy development and strategy within international corporations; prepare, analyse and interpret accounting statements; design, structure, organise and carry out an advanced research project.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a subject broadly related to business, social sciences (languages, law or sociology) or humanities. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant teaching or professional experience. Applicants with experience of working in an international organisation or in a cross-cultural context is desirable, but not essential. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.5 in writing) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8830