Taught course

International Development and Education with Cross Cultural Communication

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

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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 uses a multidisciplinary approach to international development. It considers contemporary global change through various perspectives, including:

  • social
  • cultural
  • political
  • historical
  • environmental
  • economic.

The SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) run through our modules. This provides a contemporary stance on where the world stands today at building a better world for people and our planet by 2030. You will explore, and gain understanding of current debates around how education contributes to the development process.

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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 Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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