Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE CST2121

 
TITLE Intercultural Communication

 
LEVEL 02 - Years 2, 3 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT Media and Communications

 
DESCRIPTION This study-unit aims at enhancing the participants’ knowledge of culture and its implications on communication. Furthermore, through a better awareness of culture, the module aims at identifying the more suitable methods of communication across cultures.

The study-unit shall cover the subtopics outlined hereunder:
- What culture is and how it is shaped;
- Culture and Language;
- National Cultures, specifically the Hofstede Studies;
- Culture and gender;
- Culture and organisations;
- Specific subcultures, such as Roma and religious cultures

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Project SEM1 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Anna Maria Darmanin

 
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