Department of English and Modern Languages

  • International Business and Intercultural Communication (MA)

    Here is a list of the induction events involving MA International Business and Intercultural Communication students. Events in bold are COMPULSORY. Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Don't forget to enrol online before you arrive so you can collect your student card. When you collect your card you will need to have appropriate photo Identification.

    Event Time Location
    Tuesday 17 September
    Welcome Meeting 12:30 to 13:00 T309, Tonge Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Lunch 13:00 to 13:40 T300, Tonge Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Student Card collection - only for those students who still need a card 13:45 to 14:15 Student Central counter, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Visa enrolment - for students who require a study visa 13:45 to 14:15 Library Training room, John Henry Brookes building, Headington Campus
    Library Tour 15:30 to 16:30 Headington Library, John Henry Brookes Buliding, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Wednesday 18 September
    Subject Meeting and Module Registration
    14:30 to 15:30 T309, Tonge Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    All Days
    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact Contact details
    Head of Department Professor Simon Kövesi
    Programme Lead Dr Irène Hill
    Course Leader Dr Irène Hill
    Student Support Coordinator Mr Chris Taylor
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Joanna Cooksey
    Programme Administrator Mrs Catherine Harris +44 (0)1865 483748 (until 31st August)
    Miss Adrienn Nagy (after 1st September) +44 (0)1865 483748

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the Semester 1 modules. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module Book Details
    Intercultural Communication Varner, I. and Beamer, L. (2010). Intercultural Communication in the Global Workplace. 5th ed. London: McGraw-Hill
    Principles of International Business Boddy, D. (2017). Management: An Introduction. 7th ed. Harlow: Pearson FT Prentice Hall B

    Brassington, F. and Pettitt, S. Essentials of Marketing. 3rd ed. Harlow: Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2013, ISBN 9780273727644 (pbk): 0273727648 (pbk) 658.8/BRA
    EU Institutions and Policies McCormick, J. and Olsen, J. (2017). The European Union: Politics and Policies. 6th ed. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press (please use the 5th or 6th edition, 2016 or 2017)
    International Management Grant, R.M. (2015). Contemporary Strategy Analysis. 9th ed. Chichester: Wiley (Chapters 1-7)

    Mulhearne, C. and Vane, H.R. (2016). Economics for Business. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave (Chapters 1-5, but ignore the cost & revenue charts if you find these hard)

    Osterwalder A & Pigneur Y Business Model Generation 2010, John Wiley & Sons Hoboken - p1-55 The Business Model Canvas

    Programme Timetable

    For your information, here is the programme timetable for the Semester 1 modules. Room details will be notified through Google Calendar after you've enrolled.

    Module Time Location
    Wednesday
    International Management 09:00 to 12:00 TBA
    Thursday
    EU Institutions and Policies 10:00 to 12:00 TBA
    Principles of International Business 13:00 to 16:00 TBA
    Friday
    Intercultural Communication 10:00 to 12:00 TBA

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for MA International Business and Intercultural Communication

    Name Room Phone
    Dr Irène Hill T611 48 4269