Taught course

Cross-Cultural Communication and International Marketing

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 Marketing MA provides theoretical, research and practical training in areas of international and intercultural communication and international marketing. It focuses on rapidly developing issues surrounding global communications and brand management.

The International Marketing 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 marketing.

This specialist pathway is delivered by academic staff in Newcastle University Business School (NUBS). It provides the chance to gain a thorough understanding of marketing theories and how to apply them to real-world business challenges.

The pathway will equip you with relevant research techniques required to investigate and critically analyse international marketing issues.

You will:

  • develop systemic understanding and critical awareness of international marketing theory
  • apply theory to international case studies, markets and issues
  • measure market performance and consumer behaviour
  • develop knowledge of ethical issues and their implications in marketing

The pathway will prepare you to develop knowledge and key skills valued by employers in the areas of international marketing and international brand 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