MA Global Intercultural Communication (Part Time)

In Norwich

£ 7,550 VAT inc.


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Intercultural communication is crucial to comprehending the world today and participating in the world of tomorrow. In a world where most people work in professions which routinely operate across linguistic and cultural barriers, you will graduate ready to take on a wide range of key roles. This might be in the huge global growth industry of translation or in a host of other professions where an understanding of intercultural communication is critical.

You will develop a broad-based approach to the study of language and intercultural communication, both as a cultural resource and a cultural practice. And you will gain an understanding of how the new media and mobile technologies that characterise contemporary global networks are affecting communication.

You will be taught by leading scholars and enjoy high levels of contact time and individual academic support in a friendly and stimulating environment, with dedicated support available for non-native speakers of English.




Norwich (Norfolk)
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University Of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ


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Degree Subject Humanities or Social Sciences Degree Classification UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent
Students for whom English is a Foreign language
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:
• IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
• PTE (Pearson): 62 (minimum 55 in all components)
Test dates should be within two years of the course start date .
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Course programme

The course runs for two years on a part-time basis. You will take a combination of compulsory and optional modules, to build a solid foundation in the discipline and then specialise in areas that particularly interest you.

In the autumn semester you take two compulsory modules in your first year, Language, Culture and Thought; and New Media and Society, and one compulsory module in your second year, The Power of Discourse. In the spring, you can specialise by selecting one module in your first year and two in your second year from a range that typically includes: Intercultural Communication in Practice; Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Intercultural Communication; Language Issues in a Global Multilingual Context; Politics and Media; Forensic Linguistics and Translation; Intercultural Education and Training; and Multiculturalism.

The final compulsory element is a 60-credit dissertation, which you will write on a subject chosen by you, in consultation with members of academic staff. You will begin work on this at the beginning of the spring semester in your second year for submission in September.

Additional information

Tuition fees for the academic year 2018/19 are:
UK/EU Students: £7,550
International Students: £15,800
If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for UK/EU students).
We estimate living expenses at £1,015 per month.
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities has a number of Scholarships and Awards on offer. See further information relevant to Language and Communication Studies.

MA Global Intercultural Communication (Part Time)

£ 7,550 VAT inc.