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About

This Intercultural Communication for Business and Professions (Part-Time) course at Birkbeck, University of London offers you an opportunity to raise your cross-cultural awareness and enhance your intercultural communicative competence in international business settings, to reflect on your own culture and language use, and to develop the professional and business communication skills.

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Overview

This Intercultural Communication for Business and Professions (Part-Time) course at Birkbeck, University of London  focuses on intercultural communication skills, including written, oral and interpersonal skills, and is specially designed for:

  • language and communication graduates who are looking to develop a career in international organisations or the business sector
  • business graduates who would like to improve their professional and business communication skills to enhance their employability
  • professionals working in fields such communication, public relations, human resources, management and business consulting who want to expand their global perspective and increase effectiveness
  • intercultural trainers, coaches and consultants interested in enhancing their existing knowledge and experience.

The programme benefits from a combination of knowledge-based and skills-oriented training, world-class experts in intercultural communication, Birkbeck's flexible and student-friendly support, and London's position as an international multicultural and multilingual city.

The programme is also unique in offering you a choice between two dissertation pathways: an empirical research investigation of an aspect of language teaching and learning or an independent library-based project on a relevant topic of your choice.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in education, management, local government, public relations and business. Possible professions include management consultant, human resources officer, or operational researcher. This degree can also be useful in becoming a marketing executive or retail manager.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Language, Culture and Communication
  • Research Methods and Design
  • Analysing Language Structure and Use
  • Bilingualism
  • Identity in Applied Linguistics Research Level 7
  • Introduction to Applied Linguistics
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication in Business Contexts

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree or above, or overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject. Preferred subjects include languages, linguistics, communication, TESOL, translation studies or business management, although other subjects will be considered if you have relevant professional/personal experience.
  • Work experience in an intercultural context is desirable, but not essential.
  • A short admissions task of no more than 500 words may be requested, to support your application.
  • You must provide two references, at least one of which should be an academic reference.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4175 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4175 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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