M.Sc. On Campus

Intercultural Business Communication

Edinburgh Napier University

12 months
15620 GBP/year
7810 GBP/year
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Develop an in-depth, understanding of nuances of language in an international business context with this Intercultural Business Communication at the Edinburgh Napier University.


This Intercultural Business Communication at the Edinburgh Napier University will give you a solid understanding of intercultural business communication and a range of issues related to cross-cultural business. You'll be well prepared for a career in international tourism, commerce or marketing.

Intercultural business communication deals with the study of communication in intercultural and cross-cultural business contexts. It plays a key role in the global economy and world commerce as it considers cultural differences between international business partners and clients.


Opportunities in international tourism, commerce and marketing and also human resources, where trained professionals are required to negotiate business ventures with overseas clients and markets and train and support international workforces.

You could also progress to further academic study on a higher research degree.

Careers for those having studied the MSc in Intercultural Business Communication often go into Marketing or Human Resources related areas such as:

  • International Officer
  • Human Resource Management
  • Global Marketing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advertising as Cultural Discourse 
  • Business Skills for Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management 
  • Case Studies in International Tourism 
  • Contemporary Human Resource Management 
  • Developing Intercultural Competence in the Workplace 
  • Global Economic Environment and Marketing 
  • Global Marketing 
  • Intercultural Business Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You can apply all year round


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15620 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7810 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £7,810
  • Overseas and EU £15,620

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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