MA in Intercultural Communication

Our MA in Intercultural Communication opens up a wide range of career paths in a multitude of industries and is for those people who wish to work in positions where highly effective communication across cultural backgrounds is important. Graduates have entered careers as:

  • Communications officers
  • Intercultural trainers
  • Consultants
  • University teachers
  • Project managers
  • Company regional directors

either freelance or in-house in small to big companies such as:

  • Sheffield International College
  • University of Leeds
  • Together for Regeneration
  • Communicaid
  • Tesco
  • Lambson Fine Chemicals (Yorkshire)
  • a Canadian software company in India
  • Landrover (China)
  • voluntary organisations

Some of our graduates have also set up their own companies, or continued onto postgraduate research degrees in e.g. widening participation at university.

Featured Graduate:

Susann Hering, Policy Officer in the Cabinet Office

 Susann Herring

A recent highlight of my career was also when I worked with No 10 Downing Street, the Prime Minister’s Office, to put on Inclusion Week 2014. More...

Featured Graduate:

Jennifer Mowat, Development Officer and Faith Sector Development Worker at Together for Regeneration

I now work for a company called Together for Regeneration, which is based in the voluntary, community and faith sector and I am researching various faith groups in South Yorkshire. This has naturally followed on from my Intercultural Communications degree because I am able to look at different faith groups; different people who live in our society – what they do, what our interactions between each other are. More...

Featured Graduate:

Aliya Sorgen, International Partnerships and Project Leader at Doncaster College

I am the project manager for a caseload of education-based projects with international partners throughout the EU, North Africa and China. I develop and maintain international partnerships through overseas travel and I coordinate international trips for students to participate in work placements abroad and gain intercultural skills. I also organise staff mobilities to partner institutions to share best practice and gain an international perspective on their field of expertise. More...