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What will I learn?

The Cross-Cultural Communication and International Management MA provides theoretical, research and practical training in international and intercultural communication and international business management. It celebrates diversity in cultural contexts. It focuses on the skills, competences and knowledge necessary to work in today's global business environment.

The International Management pathway is a specialism on the Cross-Cultural Communication MA. It is designed for students who wish to combine the study of cross-cultural communication with developing their knowledge of international business management.

This specialist pathway is delivered by academic staff in Newcastle University Business School (NUBS). It has been created in response to the growing internationalisation of business and management practice.

You will have the opportunity to:

critically evaluate the activities of business, governments and multi-national institutions within the global environment
diagnose and analyse issues confronting managers in international businesses
conduct a marketing audit procedure, operationalise and evaluate a marketing plan
critically analyse approaches to business strategy in an international context
advise on HRM policy development and strategy within international corporations
prepare, analyse and interpret accounting statements
design, structure, organise and carry out an advanced research project

You will benefit from Newcastle University Business School's excellent facilities and partnerships with major corporate and social enterprises and academic institutions.

Which department am I in?

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£18,600.00 (19,20,418) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

20 September 2021

Venue

Newcastle University

King’s Gate,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a four-year bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA ranging from 2.8 to 3.2 out of 4.0 (admissions criteria will vary depending on which course they are applying to).

For international students

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in the following disciplines: Anthropology; Communication; Ethnography; Intercultural Communication; International Relations; Linguistics; Philosophy; Psychology; Politics; Social Anthropology; Social Psychology; Sociology; TESOL; Modern Foreign Languages; Accounting; Advertising, E-Commerce; Economics; Finance; International Trade; HRM; Management; Marketing. If you are a graduate in any of the following disciplines, we may also consider your application: Education, Area Studies, English, Geography, History, Law and Translation. Work experience in an international organisation or cross-cultural context is desirable, but not essential. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant teaching or professional experience. English Language Requirements - IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and 5.5 in all other sub-skills).; TOEFL 90 overall (with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking, and 22 in writing).; Pearsons 62 overall (with a minimum of 61 in writing, and 51 in all other sub-skills).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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