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MAIntercultural Communication and International Development

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sheffield.ac.uk/..nternational-development 

Overview

This course is designed to produce international developers with advanced intercultural communication skills – it’s taught by the School of Languages and Cultures and the Department of Geography.

A module on international project management integrates the two subjects and there are communication seminars designed for developers.

Fieldwork is important. The course includes a compulsory field class in the global south. Recent field classes were in the West Pokot region of Kenya and the suburbs of Cairo.

In a global society based on fairness, everyone’s voice should be heard. The world needs developers who can communicate across cultural boundaries and bring people together.

As a graduate of this course, you’ll be well placed to make a difference.

Programme structure

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

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.

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

Teaching

Lectures
Seminars
Small-group work
Workshops

Assessment

Coursework
Dissertation

The dissertation involves a work placement (often undertaken in the global south) with a development organisation)

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.