University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Language, Culture and Communication

The course is intended for those who wish to upgrade their professional and academic standing in critical discourse studies, media studies, and/or intercultural communication. It is particularly suitable for students/researchers who want to move into higher education, journalism, and research into the role of communication in media and society. The programme combines a range of core modules and optional modules to ensure that you develop a solid foundation in the discipline area whilst also having the flexibility to pursue your own specific research interests.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in English Language, Media Studies, Journalism, Communication Studies or another relevant subject (e.g. Linguistics, Translation Studies, TEFL/TESL, English Literature). Appropriate work experience will also be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Modules include: describing language; discourse, culture and communication; intercultural communication; research methods in applied linguistics; social and multi-modal aspects of communication.

Assessment methods

Assessment will cover 6 pieces of coursework.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

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