MA in Intercultural Communication and International Development

Students walking through the Language School's doorEntry Requirements

Before you apply, please make sure that you can provide the following:

a British 2:1 degree, or equivalent, in Arts or Social Sciences;

an advanced working knowledge of 2 languages (CEFR B1/B2), one of which should be English - if your first language is not English, you must have passed the Academic IELTS language test with a score of 7.0 (and a minimum of 6.5 in each component);

preferably prior experience of having spent time in another country, preferably in a developing area;

two academic references;

a personal statement.  We would like you to address the following questions:

Why do you want to study at Masters level?
What are your reasons for wanting to study this programme?
What particularly interests you about this area of study?
Why do you want to study at the University of Sheffield?
Please refer to the programme outline and the module choices in your statement, so that we know that you have read and understood the programme we are offering at Sheffield.

Deadline for applications: 31 July


For detailed information about tuition fees and funding, postgraduate open days and how to apply, as well as frequently asked questions and contact details, please use the links provided on the right-hand side.

You can also download the full MA programme specifications from the right-hand Downloads box.