12 months
21280 GBP/year
9460 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you aspire to work and communicate with people around the world, then this Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions programme at University of Warwick is for you.

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This Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions degree from University of Warwick gives you in-depth knowledge and skills related to intercultural communication. It's specially tailored towards working with people in business and professional roles.

You will develop skills which employers are seeking. For example, working in multicultural teams and being able to communicate across cultures. Our graduates are successfully working in many different industries.

Special features

  • Work Placement - One of the unique features of the MSc ICBP is the possibility for you to identify and organise an experiential placement as part of your degree programme. A placement is a four-week work placement in an organisation of your choice. This addition to our programme offers a valuable opportunity to go beyond your classroom and on-campus experiences, enabling you to develop professionally and grow personally. In the past, students have found experiential placements all over the world, including countries like South Africa, Germany, Belgium, Australia and China. You can see some videos below.
  • Teaching that makes sense in the ‘real world’ - As an MSc student, you will also have many opportunities to gain first-hand insights into challenges that organisations face, thanks to our guest speaker series that runs through all terms. These and similar opportunities provide space for any questions that you might have about working in international companies or multicultural workplaces.

Career destinations

Our graduates are working in over 20 different countries around the world in many different sectors, roles and job functions, such as:

  • Public Relations
  • Marketing communication
  • General Management
  • Internal Communications
  • International Business Management
  • Higher Education Management

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Understanding Culture
  • Exploring Professional Communication
  • Culture, Identity and Adaptation
  • Intercultural Competence and Assessment
  • Leadership, Teamwork and Culture
  • Researching the Workplace
  • Globalisation and Diversity in the Workplace
  • International Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good 2nd undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline

Work experience

Work experience is not essential, but candidates will need to demonstrate that they have an evidence-based interest in and/or sensitivity to intercultural/multicultural issues

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21280 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part time
  • Home/EU: £4,730per year


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