The Cross-Cultural Communication and International Marketing MA provides theoretical, research and practical training in areas of international and intercultural communication and international marketing. It focuses on rapidly developing issues surrounding global communications and brand management.
The International Marketing 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 developing their knowledge of international marketing.
This specialist pathway is delivered by academic staff in Newcastle University
Business School (NUBS). It provides the chance to gain a thorough understanding of marketing theories and how to apply them to real-world business challenges.
The pathway will equip you with relevant research techniques required to investigate and critically analyse international marketing issues.
-Develop systemic understanding and critical awareness of international marketing theory
-Apply theory to international case studies, markets and issues
-Measure market performance and consumer behaviour
-Develop knowledge of ethical issues and their implications in marketing
You will benefit from Newcastle University
Business School's excellent facilities and partnerships with major corporate and social enterprises and academic institutions.
The pathway will prepare you to develop knowledge and key skills valued by employers in the areas of international marketing and international brand management.
Modules are delivered through a range of means, including:
Each module tends to last one semester. Some optional modules are taught in short, intensive blocks and/or on occasional weekends.
You are encouraged to apply your research interests to real world case studies, particularly of international organisations or workplaces with which you have a connection.
For example, your empirical project submitted in research file three can be in connection with voluntary work (for a charity or NGO) or an internship, arranged over the summer towards the end of the course.
As a part time student you can conduct a research project of relevance to your employer and/or industry.
The Cross-Cultural Communication MA has six specialist pathways:
As a student in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences you'll have access to facilities and a growing collection of online resources, including:
-A well-stocked Education Resource Centre
-Language Analysis Lab
-A phonetics lab
-An audio-video lab
-A recording studio
A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a subject broadly related to: business; social sciences (eg languages, law or sociology); humanities. Work experience in an international organisation or cross-cultural context is desirable, but not essential. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant teaching or professional experience.