Taught course

Cross-Cultural Communication and International Management

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a subject broadly related to business, social sciences (e.g. languages, law or sociology) or humanities. 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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

The pathway will equip students with the skills needed to develop a career within business management in areas such as:

  • management consultancy
  • marketing
  • financial management
  • human resource management.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 4 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Christine Bell, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Email
CCC@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8830