University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Intercultural Communication

The focus on cultural diversity and communication issues throughout this course helps develops our students abilities to analyse and explain cultural differences in language use and intercultural interactions, and to design effective intercultural training programmes. Students also examine and critically evaluate theories and research findings relating to communication across cultures; together with the core topics in intercultural communication, students may choose pathways to suit their interests and career ambitions in areas such as: management; marketing and public relations; travel and tourism; and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

Entry requirements

A degree or substantial professional experience in a relevant field or equivalent; IELTS 6 or equivalent.

Course modules

Cultural diversity and change; exploring research: concepts and methods; intercultural communication dissertation; intercultural training ; language and intercultural relations; the communication process; area studies project; communication in business; globalization, conflict and reform; issues in second language acquisitions; managing people; marketing; professional practice; public relations issues; stewardship, tourism and the environment; the methodology of language teaching; theories of international relations and international institutions; worldmaking:tourism and globalisation.

Assessment methods

Assessment consists of coursework; presentations; project work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Luton Campus Luton LU1 3JU South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
08448 482234