24 months
18500 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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How do we successfully communicate with people when we come from different cultures or do not share their language? How can global companies manage their diverse workforce? These are the kind of issues you will learn to address on this Global Intercultural Communication (Part Time) programme at the University of East Anglia.

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Intercultural communication is crucial to comprehending the world today and participating in the world of tomorrow. Globalisation has led to ever-greater centrality of knowledge and information. Different linguistic communities have ever-increasing contact – through migration, tourism, education, and information and media flows. Yet linguistic and cultural barriers persist.

As language and intercultural exchanges become more frequent and diverse – and the media that carry these exchanges proliferate – it is even more crucial to understand intercultural communication and how to use and promote it. This Global Intercultural Communication (Part Time) programme at the University of East Anglia  will equip you to do just that.

You will explore how the linguistic forms and patterns within a language give expression to that culture’s worldview, sociocultural norms and values. And you’ll approach linguistic communication as a cultural practice, used to both create and sustain our sense of personal, cultural and national identity. You’ll use a variety of different analytic approaches, ranging from discourse analysis and anthropological linguistics to semiotics and cross-cultural pragmatics. 

We do not assume pre-existing knowledge so we introduce you to all these approaches. However, we do expect an awareness of intercultural communication and a capacity to develop an academic interest. You might already have studied, or have a career in, business, development studies, education, hospitality and tourism, law, management, marketing, psychology or medicine, for example, or a less vocational degree in English, history, geography, media or politics. Or you might have a background in languages and communication. Either way, as graduate of this course you will bring significant added value to your chosen profession.


  • Intercultural brand management
  • Human resources
  • Project management in international finance
  • Mediation
  • Education
  • Translation and localisation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic And Research Skills - Year Long
  • Language, Culture And Thought
  • The Power Of Discourse: Representation And Interaction
  • Understanding Digital Media
  • Forensic Linguistics And Translation
  • Intercultural Communication In Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Subject Humanities or Social Sciences
  • Degree Classification Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      18500 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 24 months.
    • National

      8900 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 24 months.

    If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year.

    Living costs for Norwich

    609 - 1044 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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