University of Sheffield
Intercultural Communication and International Development
A 2.1 in an arts or social sciences subject and 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.
Core modules: Concepts and Approaches in Intercultural Communication; Ethnography: reflective practice; Ideas and Practice in International Development; Spatial Planning and Development in the Global South; Placement Dissertation. You'll also take a ten-day field class overseas. There is an extra charge for overseas trips but it's great experience and value for money.
Examples of optional modules: International Management; Language in Context; Key Issues in Environment and Development; Understanding Environmental Change; HIV/AIDS; Living with Climate Change; International Project Management; Approaches to Translation Genres; Enhanced Languages Project 1; Enhanced Languages Project 2; Tandem Learning for Intercultural Communication; Localisation for Linguists; Critical Reading and Writing at MA Level; Cities of Diversity; Cities of the South: planning for informality; Intercultural Communication in Practice; Professional Problem-based Learning.
Assessment is by coursework and a dissertation. The dissertation involves a work placement (often undertaken in the global south) with a development organisation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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