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Cross-Cultural Communication and International Relations MA

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The Cross-Cultural Communication and International Relations MA provides theoretical, research and practical training in areas of international and intercultural communication and international relations. It addresses contemporary international dynamics through a range of theoretical, empirical and area-based approaches.

The International Relations pathway is a specialism on the Cross-Cultural Communication MA. It is designed for students who wish to combine the study of cross-cultural communication with a comprehensive grounding in the approaches to understanding contemporary international politics and society.

This specialist pathway is delivered by academic staff in politics from the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology.

You will develop:

advanced knowledge and understanding of areas such as international relations theory and international studies politics topics
knowledge of the more important approaches and methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
theoretical and practical research skills, including the synthesis of materials from a variety of primary and secondary sources

The pathway is designed to give you the expertise and skills appropriate for a range of public and private sector careers where an advanced knowledge and understanding of contemporary international society is needed or desirable.

Rigorous training in international relations theory and in theories and approaches to the study of politics will help you to develop the specialist knowledge and research skills from which to embark upon a career with significant international dimensions or pursue a postgraduate research degree in international studies.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 97 6

    33rd out of 86 9

    20th out of 105 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    149 74%

    11th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    26th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    44th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    140 68%

    27th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    42nd

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    138 71%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    9th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    78th

    21

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