Intercultural Communication

  • Course code: UPNNEN-15-2
  • Credit number: 15
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Course description: This module considers the complex notions of culture, identity and how these have a bearing on intercultural communication. The module reflects our increasingly global society and that most students will end up working in environments where intercultural communication is a part of daily life. The module seeks to sensitise them to such situations, where there can be barriers to effective communication and to gain a better understanding of their own cultural backgrounds. Students will explore how culture is presented in the mainstream media, covering notions including exoticism and othering.