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Program Name:

Department of Culture, Media and Communication
Program Homepage: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/lcts/
Institution: University of Surrey
Address: University of Surrey
City: Guildford
Zip/Postal Code: GU2 7XH
State/Province: Surrey
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Deborah Whelan , Postgraduate Administrator
Email:

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Phone: +44 (0) 1483 686240
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Documentation
Ling & Literature
Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Neurolinguistics
Phonetics
Translation
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: The internationally recognised Department of Culture, Media and Communication at the University of Surrey offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as research opportunities.

MA ORGANISATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND BEHAVIOUR:

This programme provides students with an accurate and differentiated understanding of organisational and institutional communication in a globalised world as well as knowledge of the nuances of intercultural communication and how this affects contemporary management styles and team building. The programme will equip students with the knowledge and skills to improve the effectiveness of a company or organisation through optimising intercultural communication processes. In particular, graduates will be able to enter careers in management consultancies, intercultural management training and human resource management.

MA COMMUNICATION AND POLITICS:

This programme provides graduates with an advanced understanding of the theory and practice of political communication in a globalised world which is useful in a wide range of careers. In particular, graduates will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue careers as communication advisers, press officers, public relations officers or political campaigners, in a range of political non-governmental organisations, charities, political parties and pressure groups.

MSC COMPUTING AND HUMAN COMMUNICATION:

This programme is designed to train graduates from humanities and social science backgrounds as information systems professionals with a particular emphasis on understanding standardisation and diversification of computing systems as they impact on human communication and language. The programme will equip graduates with marketable skills in computing, tuned to the needs of a diverse global market where knowledge and understanding of the complexity of human communication are highly valued.

MA COMMUNICATION AND INTERNATIONAL MARKETING:

This programme is designed to equip students with a detailed understanding of communication in contemporary international marketing contexts in order to be able to address the market needs of the international business environment. In particular the programme will prepare students for careers in advertising, international marketing management, media and public relations.

MSc SPECIALIST TRANSLATION AND TRANSLATION TECHNOLGY:

Recent developments in translation technology have given rise to a growing professional demand for translators trained in the use of Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) tools and this programme is specially designed to provide extensive training in such tools.
Available Financial Aid: Some Scholarships are availble. See our website for more information.
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