Taught course

Cross-Cultural Communication and International Relations

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

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in the following disciplines:

Anthropology

Communication

Ethnography

Intercultural Communication

International Relations

Linguistics

Philosophy

Psychology

Politics

Social Anthropology

Social Psychology

Sociology

TESOL

Modern Foreign Languages

If you are a graduate in any of the following disciplines, we may also consider your application: Education, Area Studies, English, Geography, History, Law and Translation

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 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.

This specialist pathway is delivered by academic staff in the politics section of the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology.

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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