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Intercultural Business Communication MA

UK

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What will I learn?

Whether you’re pursuing a career relating to international business, you’re a cultural specialist in your own profession, or you wish to become more successful in communication, this course guides you through the theories and practice of communication, culture,?discourse, society - and their applications in business management interactions.

This course is being reapproved under the University’s normal cycle of review. As such, the course structure and content may be changed to enable the University to deliver a better quality of educational experience to students.

If you aspire to communicate effectively across cultures, want to enhance your skills in intercultural business, and would jump at the chance of a work experience placement as part of your studies, our MA in Intercultural Business Communication is the course for you.

Acquire a skillset that can be used in every industry and develop your interest in the influence of culture on the work environment. You’ll benefit from an extended work placement, multi-disciplinary pathways, research training, and a deep dive into intercultural and communication theories applied to work-related, international business contexts.

This course can be studies for one year, or you can opt for a two year course which includes a extended professional placement.

Why study with us

  • This course raises awareness of theories of communication, culture, language and society and their applications in business interactions.
  • The distinctiveness of the programme lies in the focus of the course’s three principal components: emphasis on intercultural and communication theories applied to work-related contexts in International Business, multi-disciplinary pathways, and Research Training.
  • Our research-active teaching staff bring research of international standing into your classroom sessions and tutorials. More importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to help to develop that research.

Professional Placement

If you’re full-time, you’ll have the opportunity to take on an employability or enterprise project in Year 1 (Years 1-4, part-time) and to complete a UK-based or overseas professional placement in Year 2 (Year 5, part-time).

Future careers

With an MA in Intercultural Business Communication, you’ll be well-qualified to work in business and management companies, as well as international and local businesses which require intercultural communication expertise.

There will also be opportunities to work as a cultural and communication consultant, international project manager, an international relations manager, and other related careers.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 17,839) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

January 2023

Venue

Preston Campus

Preston Campus,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 17,839) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

January 2023

Venue

Preston Campus

Preston Campus,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have bachelors Degree from reputable university with GPA 2.6/4 for 2:2 or GPA 3.2/4 for 2:1.

For international students

Applicants should hold at least 2:1 degree in related subject such as business. Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience. IELTS: Score of at least 6.5 or equivalent. TOEFL IBT: 91 (with minimum grades of 21 in each component).

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

Pathways options

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