MA Professional Language and Intercultural Studies

Sample programme designs

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Given the wide variety of options available, here are a few sample programme designs that you might like to consider. Bear in mind, however, that there is a lot of flexibility in the system and you will be helped to choose a combination of modules to suit your own particular intellectual interests and career aspirations.

Sample Programme – Translation studies focus
MODL5012M  Skills and Issues in Intercultural Studies (30 credits)
MODL5033M  English in International Communication (30 credits)
MODL5300M  Research Methods and Project for MAPLIS (30 credits)
MODL5001M  Methods and Approaches to Translation Studies (30 credits)
Specialised translation options (15-30 credits)
Plus a further 30-45 credits of options, typically from the Centre for Translation Studies range of options (MODL codes), as well as foreign language modules (FLTU and other codes).

Sample Programme – English language focus
MODL5012M  Skills and Issues in Intercultural Studies (30 credits)
MODL5033M  English in International Communication (30 credits)
MODL5300M  Research Methods and Project for MAPLIS (30 credits)
MODL5014M  Rhetoric and Public Speaking (15 credits)
MODL5050M  Writing for Professional Purposes (15 credits)
Plus a further 60 credits of options, typically from the Linguistics, Centre for Translation Studies and/or School of Education ranges of options.

Sample Programme – Intercultural Studies focus
MODL5012M  Skills and Issues in Intercultural Studies (30 credits)
MODL5033M  English in International Communication (30 credits)
MODL5300M  Research Methods and Dissertation for MAPLIS (60 credits)
MODL5016M  Managing Business across Cultures (15 credits)                                                          
MODL5028M  International Organisations: Context, Theory, Practice (15 credits)
Plus a further 30 credits of options, from an enormously diverse selection of modules available across the University of Leeds, including modules in Politics and International Studies, Sociology, Development Studies, Business Studies, Religious Studies, as well as those available from the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, and the Schools of History and English.

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  1. What does the programme offer?
  2. Sample programme designs
  3. How to apply and enquiries
  4. Careers