University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Communication and Language Studies

This interdisciplinary course explores contemporary networks of culture from a number of theoretical perspectives and focuses on language as a crucial key to comprehending the world today and participating in the world of tomorrow; it is intended specifically for non-native speakers of English and integrates a tailor-made English, communication and culture course.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree 2.1 level or equivalent. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.

Course modules

Core modules: academic and research skills; dissertation communication and language studies; English, communication, culture; language issues in a global multilingual context. Optional modules: the power of discourse: representation and interaction; understanding cultures in a global world; conflict and conflict resolution in intercultural communication; intercultural communication in practice; analysing media discourses; new media and society; the power of discourse: representation and interaction; translation and theory; translation in context; understanding cultures in a global world; Asian cinema; conflict and conflict resolution in intercultural communication; intercultural communication in practice; multiculturalism; politics and media; the big picture: contemporary Hollywood cinema.

Assessment methods

Assessment is on the basis of coursework, (seminar papers, oral case studies, essays, for example), and the dissertation of 8,000 words

Sponsorship information

The university offers a range of scholarships and bursaries which are based on academic merit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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Key information

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Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515