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MAIntercultural Communication

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Overview

COURSE SUMMARY

By successfully completing the Master’s course in Intercultural
Communication, you will gain skills that are highly valued by
employers worldwide. You will be able to draw on empirical evidence to
explain how linguistic and cultural factors can influence the
effectiveness of communication and the appropriate management of
relationships. You will have the knowledge, understanding and
experience to help deal with cultural diversity issues effectively, in
areas such as international business, aid agencies, local authority
service providers and education.

During the course you will:

  • Study at a University that is the national centre for the European
    Social Fund Project, Language and Culture for Business – so you will
    benefit from the resources and expertise this brings, as well as from
    a highly experienced teaching team
  • Gain institutional membership of the Society for Intercultural
    Education Training (SIETAR)
  • Benefit from highly regarded visiting professors, including
    Charles Hampden-Turner and Alan Barrell, and professional trainers
    from organisations such as SIETAR as guest speakers

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Cultural diversity and change
  • Exploring culture: concepts and methods
  • The communications process
  • Language and intercultural relations
  • Intercultural training
  • The methodology of language teaching
  • Issues in TEFL
  • International tourism
  • World-making and globalisation
  • Managing for results
  • International marketing
  • Public relations

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Career opportunities

CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS

The course includes pathways which reflect your different interests
or previous studies and you will be encouraged to choose options or
pathways that will benefit your future career ie. in Management,
marketing, travel and tourism or teaching. In many units you will be
given the opportunity to prepare briefing papers for a chosen client.
You are encouraged to join SIETAR (Society for Intercultural Education
Training and Research) where you will be given the opportunity to
attend conferences, and networking events.

The core unit LNG005-6, Intercultural Training is a vocational
module, preparing you to become an intercultural trainer or to work in
the relocation business, preparing people to live and work overseas.
In LNG002-6 Communication in Business you will develop the skills for
success in business ie. Writing reports, preparing CVs, using case
studies, writing briefing papers, working in teams and giving
presentations.

At induction you will be introduced to members of CETL and the Job
Shop who are available to advise you on career opportunities, CV
writing, and interview skills.

CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Career:

Cross-cultural Training; Relocation; International business ;
International Marketing; Travel and Tourism; Teaching; International
organizations ; Aid Agencies; Peace Corps; Peace Keeping
organizations.

Further study:

PhD.

Apply now!
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.