Taught course

Intercultural Business Communication

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Marketing, Tourism and Languages

Entry requirements

You'll need a recognised undergraduate degree in any discipline for entry into this course. Alternatively, you may be considered if you have qualifications and experience that are equivalent. If you wish to study English, French or German, you must be able to demonstrate a level of proficiency at least equivalent to the common european framework of reference level B2/C1.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is studied full-time over three trimesters. The taught component consists of seven modules and five of these modules are compulsory. You will also select two modules from a list of options available to students in the Business School.

Trimester 1

  • Intercultural Business Communication, Global Economic Environment, a European Language.


  • Marketing Communications
  • International Conference Management
  • Managing Heritage Tourism
  • Business Skills for Event Management
  • Corporate Strategy.

Trimester 2

  • Managing Cross-cultural Diversity in Organisations, Advertising as Cultural Discourse


  • Global Marketing
  • Case Studies in International Tourism
  • International Business.

Trimester 3

  • Research Methods - Dissertation.

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

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fee & funding information


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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