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Campus-based degree programmes
Research degree (PhD/MPhil)

The Centre for Applied Linguistics offers the following research degrees:

  • PhD (3 years full-time or 5 years part-time research + thesis)
  • MPhil (2 years full-time research + thesis)

The Centre welcomes applications from students who wish to study for any of the above research degree programmes if their topic falls within the interests of the WACC research group. Please feel free to get in touch with us to discuss the possibility of undertaking a WACC related research degree.

Postgraduate taught degree (MSc)

Our MSc Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions degree provides in-depth training in intercultural communication, with a focus on its relevance to people working in business or in other professions (e.g. education, medicine, PR).

Undergraduate degree (BA Language, Culture and Communication)

The BA programme is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in Language, Culture and Communication, introducing them to relevant linguistic and cultural features and enabling them to explore the interconnections between these.

Students will be trained in analytical, research and communication skills and expected to apply these in a range of authentic situations. They will also be provided with the opportunity to learn a foreign language and to reflect on this, and may also choose to explore relevant topics within the broader field of social sciences.

Campus-based short courses

We run tailor-made programmes in English language, cultural and professional development for students, teachers, trainers and other professionals. Programmes are designed and taught by an experienced team of trainers and tutors, meeting the specific needs of each group. Discover more about the nature of our short course offerings.

Online coursesOnline Courses
1) GlobalTIES

In partnership with the British Council, Japan, we have developed the GlobalTIES course, an interactive online course which aims to help people develop the skills needed to work in today's globalised world. The course comprises three modules:

  • Understanding culture for work
  • Becoming a global leader
  • Working in global teams

Promotional video: To view the Japan focused promotional video for the course.

Global TIES is featured in the UK Trade and Industry's education (English language) prospectus (2013) as a case study: English and intercultural skills for economic growth.


2) Intercultural skills for study abroad

Funded by the University of Warwick International Office, we are developing a course which aims to support ‘study abroad’ students.

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