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Intercultural Communication

Lancaster University

12 months
21000 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
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Intercultural Communication degree offered at Lancaster University brings with it a need for businesses and organisations to reassess their communication strategies to ensure that their internal and external communications are fully effective. 


Key facts

Intercultural Communication degree offered at Lancaster University is designed to equip you with the expertise to advise on and implement effective communications in a range of multicultural settings.

This flexible Masters programme will enable you to deepen your understanding of communication across cultures by drawing on both linguistic and social theory. Two core modules on intercultural communication and a research methods module provide a strong background in subject-specific knowledge and develop your skills in a range of analytical methods. You can also select from a wide range of optional modules, offering a great deal of flexibility to follow your own interests.

Our teaching approach combines tutor-driven lectures and student-driven seminars, assessments that require autonomous work and group work. Through group work on a small-scale research project, part of the core module Intercultural Encounters, you will have the opportunity to reflect on intercultural team work and communication and develop the skills necessary to be successful in careers that value intercultural competence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods in Linguistics and English Language 
  • Intercultural Communication 
  • Postgraduate Academic Study Skills 
  • Intercultural Encounters: Applying Theories of Intercultural Communication 
  • Pedagogical Grammar 
  • Introduction to Discourse Studies 
  • Bilingualism
  • Bilingualism and Cognition
  • Cognitive Linguistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a language/linguistics-related degree or one with a number of language/linguistics-related subjects.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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