Taught course

International Development and Education with Cross Cultural Communication

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

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will enhance your understanding of international development, cross-cultural communication, entrepreneurship and education. You will develop an awareness of the role of government and markets in education. You will also explore the links between communication, culture and cultural identification.

Our course will appeal to anyone concerned about development issues, government policy and the reduction of poverty using entrepreneurial ideas. You'll develop your understanding of:

  • how cultures and human behaviour reflexively interconnect
  • school provision in developing countries
  • the behaviours of key players in international development
  • developments in education provision relating to the interactions of entrepreneurs, governments and international agencies
  • philosophical and historical debates on the role of government and markets in education.

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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

Course contact details

Name
Professor Pauline Dixon, Degree Programme Director, School of Education, Communication and Language Science
Email
ecls.ppd@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 208 5047