University of Aberdeen
The standard entrance requirement is normally at a 2.1 or above in language, linguistics, business studies, law or legal studies. Or a degree in another subject with working experience in, for example, the energy industry, law or law enforcement, medicine or life sciences and who are interested in the role of communication in professional contexts. Foreign-language students need a minimum of IELTS at 6.5 (6.0 for writing), or an equivalent score on an internationally recognised English test with above-average competence in English language. Previous study of language and linguistics is desirable. Applicants with non-standard qualifications will also be considered, though it is expected that the majority of students will be recent graduates from Britain or overseas.
Semester 1: communication theory and analysis; marketing management; interpersonal management, negotiation and persuasion. Semester 2: institutional discourse leadership, teams and conflict resolution; intercultural communication. Choose 1 of the following options: healthcare communication; business model innovation; marketing communication; leadership challenge; English for academic purposes. Summer Term: dissertation in professional communication based on an area of your choice e.g: legal communication; healthcare communication; political discourse; business and management.
Courses are assessed through essays, presentations, group and project work.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
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