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This course is designed to produce international development practitioners with advanced intercultural communication skills – it’s taught by the School of Languages and Cultures and the Department of Geography.
A module on international project management integrates the two subjects and there are communication seminars designed for developers.
Fieldwork is important. The course includes a compulsory field class in the global south. Recent field classes were in the Galapagos, Nepal and Tanzania.
In a global society based on fairness, everyone’s voice should be heard. The world needs developers who can communicate across cultural boundaries and bring people together. As a graduate of this course, you’ll be well placed to make a difference.
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A 2:1 in an arts or social sciences subject and an advanced working knowledge of two languages (CEFR B1/B2).
English language requirements:
Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Please use this lookup tool to find the fees for this course: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.
University of Sheffield has grown in reputation and size to become one of the UK’s leading universities with a global reputation for teaching and research. As part of the UK Russell Group, the University is a premier-league, research-led institution with over 27,000 students including more than 7,000 international students from 143 countries and over 7,000 members of staff.Read more
The scholarship I received has allowed me to pursue my ambitions of undertaking an MA in Intercultural Communication and International Development. Coming from a low-income background, without it I would not have been able to fund my masters for many years. It has taken much of the financial stress out of studying and, as I am not having to work too many hours to fund my living costs, I am able to dedicate some hours towards volunteering with a local refugee centre.
It also allows me to engage fully with the course and take advantage of the opportunity to go on the field trip to either the Galapagos, Tanzania or Nepal, and to gain professional experience with an NGO in Mozambique!
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