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Why study for a BA Language, Culture and Communication?
In an increasingly globalised workplace, the ability to communicate effectively with people from other cultures, along with proficiency in foreign languages, are both important assets, valued highly by prospective employers. With a degree in Language, Culture and Communication, you will develop a range of communication and presentation skills, acquire first-hand experience of living abroad and working in multicultural contexts, and in addition will be able to offer expertise in qualitative and quantitative analysis. This will provide you with all the tools you need to forge a successful career in the international market place.  

 

What careers can a Warwick degree in Language, Culture and Communication lead to?

Effective cross-border communication and collaboration are becoming critical to the financial success of companies with international aspirations. … Organisations with international ambition increasingly expect prospective employees to be fluent in key foreign languages.

[Competing across Borders
Economist Intelligence Unit report 2013]

employers are under strong pressure to find employees who are not only technically proficient, but also culturally astute and able to thrive in a global work environment.”

[Culture at work: the value of intercultural skills in the workplace 
British Council 2013]

Our degree is specifically designed to address these needs. Sectors for which competence in foreign languages and intercultural communication are particularly important include:

  • International business
  • Diplomatic service
  • University international offices
  • Education, Medicine, Public Relations etc
  • Non-governmental organisations/aid agencies
  • Public sector organisations in multicultural contexts

 

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The most sought after graduates

Warwick graduates have been named as the top target for graduate employers in 2013 by a recent survey conducted by High Flyer research.

Telegraph2013

Warwick graduates can be confident about their future prospects: according to the Graduate Market 2013, Warwick is the top targeted by the largest number of top employers (Warwick was ranked 2nd in 2011 and 7th in 2012).

GradMarket2013