Intercultural Communication 3B00CX31-3001
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- Student’s use of time and effort
- Degree programme and study field
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Language of instruction: English
Course dates: 22.01.2018 - 30.04.2018
45.00 € Registration a minimum of two weeks before the beginning of the course.
Registration a minimum of two weeks before the beginning of the course.
Open University of Applied Sciences
18.01.2018 17:00 - 20:00
08.02.2018 17:00 - 20:00
08.03.2018 17:00 - 20:00
29.03.2018 17:00 - 20:00
12.04.2018 17:00 - 20:00
26.04.2018 17:00 - 20:00
The goal of the course in Intercultural Communication aims to boost the intercultual communication competence of people planning to join careers that engage a considerable amount of intercultural interaction, in e.g. multinational companies, education field or tourism industry.
This introductory level course will expose students to the fundamental principles of intercultural communication. Students will also practice intercultural communication skills. The objective is to develop the students? perception and appreciation of different cultures, including their own, e.g. values, communication styles, life styles, etc.
After completing the course the students have:
Gained insightful intercultural communication knowledge
An understanding for working with or in other cultures.
Improveed their analytical skills in regard to communication between different cultural backgrounds in international and local contexts (e.g. gender, racial, professional, ethnic, organizational, etc.).
Increaseed their communication confidence as well as boost their perception of other cultures as assets rather than liabilities.
Themes of the course are the following:
- Intercultural learning
- Intercultural awareness and understanding
- Intercultural interaction
- Factors affecting in intercultural situations
- Intercultural adaptation
- Intercultural comptences and skills
Pre-task, distance task, lecture, project & presentation.
Student’s use of time and effort
- Contact lesson: 20 h - Task: 40 h - Reading: 21 h
Degree programme and study field
Degree Programme in International Business
Social Sciences, Business and Administration
Contact teaching group
The educational provision of the open UAS consists of degree programme courses. Contact teaching takes place either in degree student groups which have places reserved for open UAS students or in separate open UAS groups. Contact teaching of these studies is organised in separate open UAS groups.
How to register?
Please register for the course you wish to take using the registration form provided at the top of this page. Submit the form two weeks before the beginning of the course at the latest. After that, you can contact the Open UAS Office (email@example.com) to ask if there are any free places available.
Registration becomes binding 7 days before the beginning of the course. We will send an invitation to the email address you have given. The invitation will include detailed instructions about starting the studies.
TAMK’s degree students register through the student administration system, Pakki. They will be admitted if there are free places on the course. The studies are free of charge for degree students.
The payment term is 21 days net from the invoice date.
Registration becomes binding 7 days before the course begins. The study place has to be cancelled by contacting the Open UAS Office by email (avoinamk(at)tamk.fi). If cancelled later, the whole fee is charged. Please remember to cancel your registration in time if you cannot start the studies. It is never enough simply to inform a teacher that you wish to cancel your registration.