M.A. Cross-Cultural Communication and Media Studies

Newcastle University

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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You will develop your critical understanding of:

theoretical approaches to cross-cultural communication, language and media analysis

the complex nature of culture, social and cultural identity

the influence of human communication on culture, and cultures influence on human communication

the nature of social relationships and wider societal issues and how they can be informed by theory

the main methodological approaches and the impact ethical issues have on research



Our programme is distinctive through its multidisciplinary teaching - you will learn language and communication and specialism studies, and gain hands-on experience in the Research Portfolio Project.



The skills and aptitudes gained will enable you to proceed into careers in cross-cultural communication and media studies in international professional contexts.



This programme is relevant for those who wish to study communication, language and culture, as well as those intending to work, or already working, in international and cross-cultural environments where communication is an essential aspect of that work.



We also offer a general cross-cultural programme and specialised programmes in the following areas:

Applied Linguistics

Education

International Management

International Marketing

International Relations

Contents

Compulsory modules
CCC8026 Research Portfolio
CCC8086 Language and Cross Cultural Communication
COM8057 Media Analysis
Optional modules
You will take Language and Communication modules to a value of 40 credits from the following:
CCC8001 The Social Psychology of Communication
CCC8015 Sociolinguistics
CCC8043 International Business Talk and Interaction
CCC8044 Cross-Cultural Cognition and Bilingualism
CCC8077 Professional Communication
CCC8087 English in the World: Global and Cross-Cultural Issues surrounding English as a Lingua Franca
CCC8088 Culture, Interculturality and Identity
CCC8090 Introduction to Psycholinguistics
You will take Media modules up to a value of 40 credits from the following:
COM8001 PR in the Digital Age
COM8002 Art and Practice of Digital Film
COM8003 Art and Practice of Advanced Digital Film
COM8059 Media and Law
COM8060 Strategies and Management in PR
COM8061 Professional Sub-Editing
COM8065 Theoretical Approaches to PR
COM8069 Multi Media Journalism Principles and Practice
COM8163 News and Journalism
COM8164 Public Affairs: Politics, Journalism, PR

Requirements

n upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject, eg linguistics, languages, communication, TESOL, translation, business, marketing, politics, media studies, education, anthropology or social psychology. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications if they have relevant teaching or professional experience. Applicants with experience of working in an international organisation or in a cross-cultural context is desirable, but not essential.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.5 in writing), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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