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Intercultural and International Communication 7,5 credits

This course is designed for students/professionals wishing to increase their intercultural understanding and to gain the tools for building international ties. Students will explore their own culture, begin to perceive the impact of culture on daily life, learn some of the basic theories of cross-cultural communication and work towards achieving cross-cultural competence.
Focus is placed on the application of theory and research in intercultural communication. Both crosscultural (comparisons of communication across cultures) and intercultural (communication between members of different cultures) communication are emphasized.

Course Contents

This course is designed for students/professionals wishing to increase their intercultural understanding and to gain the tools for building international ties. Students will explore their own culture, begin to perceive the impact of culture on daily life, learn some of the basic theories of cross-cultural communication and work towards achieving cross-cultural competence.
Focus is placed on the application of theory and research in intercultural communication. Both crosscultural (comparisons of communication across cultures) and intercultural (communication between
members of different cultures) communication are emphasized. Topics include:
- Cultural inheritance and Swedish mentality
- Worldview, ethnocentrism, non-verbal communication
- Cultural values and identity, the deep structures of culture.
- Multiculturalism and Cultural Change
- Immigration, integration and cross-cultural work.

Prerequisites

General admission requirements and English B.

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1N
Course code/Ladok code: TIKA17
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2017: Oct 23 - Jan 14
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
0
Course coordinator
Tommy Josefsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15750kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T7317
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2017: Oct 23 - Jan 14
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
20
Course coordinator
Tommy Josefsson
Examiner
Anette Johansson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15750kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-13077

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