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Intercultural Business Communication and Marketing

University of Surrey

12 months
19200 GBP/year
8200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Intercultural Business Communication and Marketing programme of the University of Surrey combines the research and teaching strengths of the School of Literature and Languages, with the expertise of Surrey Business School, offering an exciting fusion of skills and experience that will accelerate your career.


Why choose this course

Over the years, the Intercultural Business Communication and Marketing programme of the University of Surrey has successfully trained graduates who have gone on to fruitful careers in a variety of international organisations, particularly in areas such as:

  • Advertising
  • International management
  • Human resources
  • Media and public relations.

Other possible career paths include intercultural coaching and consultancy, and market analysis and strategy development.

What you will study

This course develops an understanding of effective marketing processes and how language can be used for effective business communication in an international context. The course will enable you to develop an international and intercultural point of view and prepare you for a thriving career in linguistically and culturally diverse marketing and business environments.

As part of your studies, you will complete a project evaluating the business, communication or marketing aspects of a company of your choice, which will enable you to apply your knowledge and skills in a new context.

There is no dissertation associated with this course. Students undertake a summer project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Communication I: Working In An International Environment
  • International Marketing Management
  • Marketing
  • Research Skills For Business And Marketing Professionals
  • Business Communication II: Communicating With Customers
  • Business Reporting Techniques

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in any subject, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in each other element.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Guildford

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.


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.

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