University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Intercultural Communication

We'll cover the main theories of intercultural communication, including best practice for effective communication at work. This will enable you to connect theory with real-life situations. If you want to work in an international, multicultural environment, and develop advanced intercultural competence and communication skills in more than one language, this course is for you.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 degree in arts or social sciences, an advanced working knowledge of 2 languages (CEFR B1/B2). English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Concepts and Approaches in Intercultural Communication; Intercultural Communication in Practice; Ethnography; Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules include: Languages for Intercultural Communication; Tandem Learning for Intercultural Communication; International Management; International Project Management; Critical Reading and Writing at MA Level; Language in Context; Localisation for Linguists; Approaches to Translation Genres; Enhanced Languages/Translation Modules; Professional Problem-Based Learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays, presentations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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