Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Cross-Cultural Communication and Education

The Cross-Cultural Communication and Education MA provides theoretical, research and practical training in areas of international and intercultural communication and their application to education. It will help you achieve a reflective but practical understanding of key issues in educational leadership and management. The Education Pathway is a specialism on the Cross-Cultural Communication MA. It is especially designed for students who wish to combine the study of cross-cultural communication with developing their knowledge of a variety of aspects of education, particularly from an international perspective. This specialist pathway is It is suitable for students concerned with educational leadership and management in all sectors of education. Distinctive features of the pathway are its international dimension, aimed at fostering a greater understanding of the comparative context of educational organisations and a strong focus on the latest thinking and research on educational effectiveness and leadership.

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.

Qualifications

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

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