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|Application deadline:||Applications are considered throughout the year|
|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
You take compulsory modules in language and cross-cultural communication; and media analysis (40 credits). Further optional language and communication modules (40 credits) can be taken from a selection that may include: English in the world; sociolinguistics; the social psychology of communication; culture and intercultural communication. You also take 40 further credits of optional modules from the media studies specialism, which typically include: PR in the digital age; media and law; strategies and management in PR; multi media journalism principles and practice; public affairs - politics, journalism, PR; television studies.
Teaching is by lectures, case-based workshops, interactive seminars, and individual tutorials. Assessment is by course work (examinations, oral presentations and submitted work) and the research portfolio. The research portfolio (60 credits) is different from a conventional dissertation. It consists of a set of research files where you discuss the theoretical background and methodological approaches to cross-cultural communication, and conduct a supervised research project in this area.
CCC8026 Research Portfolio
CCC8086 Language and Cross Cultural Communication
COM8057 Media Analysis
CCC8001 The Social Psychology of Communication
CCC8042 Cultural and Intercultural Communication in English Language Education
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
COM8001 PR in the Digital Age
COM8002 The Art and Practice of Digital Film
COM8003 The Art and Practice of Advanced Digital Film
COM8059 Media and Law
COM8060 Strategies and Management in PR
COM8061 Prof. Sub Editing
COM8065 Theoretical Approaches to PR
COM8069 Multi Media Journalism Principles and Practice
COM8070 Building a PR Campaign
COM8163 News and Journalism
COM8164 Public Affairs: Politics, Journalism, PR
You should have at least a good second-class (2.1) Honours degree, or equivalent, in any subject, although language and linguistics, communication studies, TESOL, translation, psychology, education, or media studies are preferred. Applicants whose first language is not English should have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub sections, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or 577 (paper-based), or equivalent.
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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