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ET910 - Exploring Professional Communication

  • Module code: ET910
  • Module name: Exploring Professional Communication
  • Department: Centre for Applied Linguistics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Communication plays a central role in business and most, if not all, professions. This module will introduce you to some theoretical approaches, models and concepts that will help you understand the complexities of professional communication in different socio-cultural contexts. Drawing on a wide range of authentic examples that occurred in different workplaces around the world, we will identify, describe and analyse different types of communication in various professions by using different analytical and theoretical frameworks and approaches.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of theoretical conceptualisations and models of communication, and to apply them to different professional genres and contexts.

Timetabled teaching activities

8 hours of lectures, 8 hours seminar, 6 hours of workshops

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/study/msc/mscprogramme/mac_icbp_core_modules/

Other essential notes

15 Credits

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ET910-15)
A (Assessed work only) 3000 word assignment (from 13/14) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PJ) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PJ) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PJ) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PM) - Year 2
Optional
  • Postgraduate Social Science Research (L98A) - Year 1