Language, Culture & Internat. Communication

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Language, Culture & Internat. Communication

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Intercultural Communications, International Communications

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module aims to introduce students to contemporary theories of culture, the role of language in culture and the functions of multilingualism in modern international communication.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Apply contemporary theories of culture to a variety of social and political phenomena
    2. Produce a relevant analysis of the role of multilingualism in international communication
    3. Engage with contemporary debates around issues of identity
    4. Demonstrate an understanding of the specific contribution of language to the development of human cultures

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.