University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Intercultural Communication with International Business

**Why choose this course** Intercultural communication is about making connections. This course combines the research and teaching strengths of our School of Literature and Languages with the expertise of the Surrey Business School, offering an exciting fusion of skills and experience that could accelerate your career. We were one of the first universities in the UK to offer communication courses, and we've successfully trained more than 300 graduates who are now equipped for a range of careers in communication and intercultural consultancy, many within government agencies in countries outside the UK, international diplomatic organisations and business consultancies. **What you will study** Our MA Intercultural Communication with International Business combines linguistic studies, cultural studies, international business components and training in research methods. This course is ideal if you're a business professional and want to enhance your profile with a postgraduate qualification. It's also perfect if you're a graduate of humanities, English language or business and you're looking to develop a deeper insight into business across linguistic and cultural boundaries. You'll take six compulsory modules, two optional modules and write a dissertation where you have the opportunity to specialise according to your personal interests. The programme includes numerous opportunities to apply and develop your skills through practical tasks.

Entry requirements

MA: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in any linguistics or communication based course or a recognised international qualification. Alternatively, we'll consider a minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in any subject, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in each other element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) DISSERTATION - Compulsory GLOBALISATION: THEORIES, DISCOURSES AND PRACTICES - Optional IDENTITY: MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION IN PRACTICE - Optional INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Compulsory INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS ANSWERING QUESTIONS WITH EVIDENCE - Compulsory ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - Compulsory GLOBAL DIVERSITY IN LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION - Optional INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES - Compulsory INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION - Compulsory ORGANISATIONS AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION - Optional TEACHING INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION - Compulsory THEORIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Levels 6 and 7 Choose two from listed optional modules. PART-TIME Year 1 (part-time) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Compulsory INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS ANSWERING QUESTIONS WITH EVIDENCE - Compulsory ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - Compulsory INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES - Compulsory INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION - Compulsory TEACHING INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 1 (part-time) - FHEQ Levels 6 and 7 Take CMCM017 Introduction to Research Methods plus three more compulsory modules in consultation with Programme Leader Year 2 (part-time) DISSERTATION - Compulsory GLOBALISATION: THEORIES, DISCOURSES AND PRACTICES - Optional IDENTITY: MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION IN PRACTICE - Optional INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Compulsory ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - Compulsory GLOBAL DIVERSITY IN LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION - Optional INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES - Compulsory INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION - Compulsory ORGANISATIONS AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION - Optional TEACHING INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION - Compulsory THEORIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION - Optional Optional modules for Year 2 (part-time) - FHEQ Levels 6 and 7 Choose two from listed optional modules plus two remaining compulsory modules

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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