MA Intercultural Communication
School of Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Our courses are about overcoming language barriers. An MA from Sheffield prepares you for a career in a multilingual workplace.
About the course
Course description 2016
We’ll cover the main theories of intercultural communication, including best practice for effective communication at work. This will enable you to connect theory with real-life situations.
If you want to work in an international, multicultural environment, and develop advanced intercultural competence and communication skills in more than one language, this course is for you.
- Concepts and Approaches in Intercultural Communication
- Intercultural Communication in Practice
- Reflective Practice: Ethnography
Examples of optional modules
A range including:
- International Management
- Language in Context
- Film Translation of Literary Classics
- Approaches to Translation Genres
- International Project Management
- Professional Problem-Based Learning
- Enhanced Languages Project 1
- Enhanced Languages Project 2
- Tandem Learning for Intercultural Communication
- Localisation for Linguists
- Critical Reading and Writing at MA Level
- a translation module offered as part of our MA in Translation Studies
Teaching and assessment
Teaching takes place through lectures, seminars, small-group work and workshops. You’ll be assessed by essays, presentations, practical translation technologies projects, translation assignments, a translation exam and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
You'll need a 2:1 honours degree in a language related discipline (such as linguistics, literature or a language).
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.