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
The Cross-Cultural Communication and International Relations MA provides theoretical, research and practical training in areas of international and intercultural communication and international relations. It addresses contemporary international dynamics through a range of theoretical, empirical and area-based approaches.
The International Relations 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 a comprehensive grounding in the approaches to understanding contemporary international politics and society.
You will develop:
- advanced knowledge and understanding of areas such as international relations theory and international studies politics topics
- knowledge of the more important approaches and methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
- theoretical and practical research skills, including the synthesis of materials from a variety of primary and secondary sources
Information for international studentsTo 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
Course contact details
- Christine Bell, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
- +44 (0) 191 208 8830