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Language and Intercultural Communication

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-15756
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 750 SEK
First payment: 10 750 SEK
Application closed

About

This course provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary concept of ?intercultural communication? and how this is approached from a linguistic perspective. You will study basic theoretical, analytical and critical perspectives on the role of language in intercultural communication, while also focusing on the connections language has to cognition, culture and identity. You will also gain insight into different communicative strategies, and how these can be designed to conform to different cultures and fields of activity.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

A Bachelor's degree (alternatively 180 credits, including one independent work representing 15 credits) or equivalent foreign degree. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.