In addition to theoretical depth, there is a strong practical aspect in the programme, providing communication and content production competencies required in the multicultural, networked world. The programme prepares students for careers involving significant intercultural contacts in companies, public organizations, and non-governmental organizations. The students will be also qualified for research-intensive employment; the MA degree qualifies students for enrolment in doctoral studies.
The complete studies total 120 ECTS credits, including, for example, a master's thesis (40 ECTS credits) and an internship of 2 - 3 months. In addition to courses on Intercultural Communication and Intercultural Competence, students may focus on issues related to intercultural and international relations, intercultural education and training, multiculturalism in organizations and society, as well as area studies.The modes of study on the courses vary and alternate. Studies include contact teaching sessions, which students are required to attend. In addition to the contact teaching, students need to study independently for book exams and essays and participate in group work. Students are expected to graduate within 2 years.
The MA in Intercultural Communication programme is offered by University of Jyväskylä.
Tuition fees will be introduced only for non-EU/EEA students in Finland from August 2017 onwards. The fees will concern non-EU/EEA degree students who start their studies in English-taught Master's degree programmes in August 2017 or after that at the University of Jyväskylä.
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