18 months
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21239 CAD/year
16853 CAD/year
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About

The Intercultural and International Communication (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University is designed for self-starters and independent thinkers; students who want to further their career in intercultural or international communication, including Strategic Communication, Health Communication, and Communication for Development.

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Overview

The Intercultural and International Communication (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University  is delivered by faculty with professional and practitioner industry insight, providing a functional, real-world understanding of the fundamental and advanced concepts related to intercultural and international communication issues.

The MA in Intercultural and International Communication program will give graduates the skills necessary to communicate effectively in complex circumstances, through the use of diverse media and communication genres and engaging different audiences across multiple cultural settings.

Graduates will be familiar with non-governmental, civic, and business organizations and will have an understanding of how the making and shaping of meaning is fundamental to the reproduction of culture.

Who It’s For

The MA in Intercultural and International Communication program is for strategic and independent-thinking communication managers looking to improve their ability to assist organizations respond to the rapidly changing global environment, as well as individuals with an arts or science undergraduate degree who want to pursue or advance their career in professional communication in the intercultural or international sphere. 

This program is designed to balance Intercultural Communication with International Communication to better integrate theory and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Internship Preparation
  • Introduction to Academic Integrity
  • Intercultural Theory and Practice
  • Organizational Communication and Culture
  • Global Communication
  • Media Relations in a Global Context
  • Public Affairs and Advocacy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
3.33

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a relevant field, with a minimum GPA of 'B+' (3.33/4.33), from a recognized post-secondary institution. 
  • A minimum of two years relevant work experience, preferably in a leadership capacity. This experience should have immersed the applicant in a multicultural, intercultural, or international setting and fostered a basic understanding of intercultural communication.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21239 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31859 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    16853 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25280 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Intercultural and International Communication (Blended)
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