In addition to theoretical depth, there is a strong practical aspect in the programme, providing communication competencies required in the multicultural, networked world. The programme prepares students for careers involving significant intercultural contacts in companies, public organizations, and non-governmental organizations. The students will be also qualified for research-intensive employment.
The megatrends of globalization and growing importance of communication and collaboration in working life as well as private spheres mean that there will continue to be a demand for experts looking into issues of language, globalization and intercultural communication.
To complete the Master’s Programme in Language, Globalization and Intercultural Communication at the University of Jyväskylä , you must earn 120 ECTS credits. Studying full time, you will graduate within 2 years. After graduation, students are awarded the title of Master of Arts (MA).
The modes of study vary and they are designed to meet the learning objectives of each course. Studies include contact teaching sessions in which you are required to attend. In addition to the contact teaching, you need to study independently for essays, exams and assignments and participate in group or pair work.
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- The dynamics of language and social interaction in multicultural and multilingual settings
- The impact of globalization, migration and multilingualism on societies and organizations
- Communication in online and mediated environments
- Language and communication education
- Discourse studies
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Communication Sciences Language Studies View 8 other Masters in Communication Sciences in Finland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree, which gives eligibility to Master’s level education in the country in which the degree was issued. Applicants holding a degree, which gives eligibility to Doctoral programmes, should primarily seek admission to Doctoral level.
- Eligible applicants must have completed the higher education degree in a relevant field, for instance, in communication, linguistics/applied linguistics, modern languages, or other field within humanities or social sciences. The applicant cannot be accepted in the master’s degree programme if the applicant has a master’s degree in the same field.
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International8000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.