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International Business and Intercultural Communication
PGDip or PGCert or MA
Gain an intensive introduction to business studies and develop your intercultural communication skills through the MA / PGDip / PGCert International Business and Intercultural Communication.
You will combine campus-based study with a work placement in the UK or abroad.
Develop your career through a work placement and carrying out your own research alongside the supporting academic programme.
You will enhance your career prospects by acquiring vital transferable skills. These include:
- research skills
- report writing
- team work capabilities
- time management.
This course provides an intensive introduction to business studies together with the development of your intercultural communication skills. It combines campus-based study with a work placement in the UK or abroad.
How to apply
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Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You will spend the first semester studying on campus in Oxford. For the second semester, you will complete a work placement in a multinational company or business. You will also complete a business research project or dissertation via distance learning.
Research areas and clusters
- european integration
- european politics
- consultancy projects
- ethics and fair trade
- business strategy.
After you graduate
The course opens up a wide range of opportunities for careers in the media, publishing, public relations, marketing, intergovernmental organisations and non-governmental organisations. It is also a good base for further postgraduate study.
To find out about the experiences of our students on work placements, browse our MA in International Business and Intercultural Communication student profiles.
"I found all the teaching staff on the MA course very knowledgeable and helpful, which certainly contributed to my interest in the subject. The course leader in particular was extremely supportive, and I really believe that it is important to have such a helpful person coordinate the course!"Read more about Ambra
"I really liked the hands-on approach to studying, for example we used case studies, rather than having an excessive amount of exams. This course’s approach to studying and assessment are mainly via individual and group projects and presentations because the aim of this postgraduate degree is to prepare students for graduate jobs"Read more about Lubica
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