This course provides an advanced level of knowledge and understanding of the main theories, models and ideas in the study of cross cultural communication. Students will develop their critical understanding of: the complex nature of culture, social and cultural identity; the influence of human communication on culture, and culture�s influence on human communication; the nature of social relationships and wider societal issues and how they can be informed by theory; the main methodological approaches and the impact ethical issues have on research.
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. 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.
Modules include: Research portfolio; language and cross-cultural communication. Optional modules: The social psychology of communication; sociolinguistics; international business talk and interaction; professional communication; english in the world: global and cross cultural issues surrounding English as a 'lingua franca'; culture, interculturality and identity.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
0191 208 8830