Master of Cross-Cultural Relations 跨文化关系硕士课程

MCCR banner updateThe School of Humanities and Communication Arts, in collaboration with the Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture and other Schools in Western Sydney University, is offering a stimulating and rigorous degree to meet the needs of cultural institutions, creative industries and government departments in their increasing engagement in international cultural exchanges.

The Master of Cross-Cultural Relations (MCCR) helps you forge a career in the thriving fields of cultural exchange and international cultural management. The degree program requires 18 months’ full-time study. It will help you develop an advanced understanding of cross-cultural communication and competence, international business management, cultural diplomacy, and the cultural policy and practice in Australia, China and other countries. A major research project in cultural exchange will be carried out in the second year, to apply the knowledge and skills from previous units to a real life setting of an artistic, cultural, and industrial field. Students may have the opportunity to take up internships at arts and culture organisations while completing the project.

The course is aimed at both domestic and international students. It suits Australians considering work in cultural exchanges as managers, marketers, administrators and entrepreneurs who would like to develop skills relevant to cultural bodies, creative industries and government departments that have or would like to develop cross-cultural exchange programs with China and other Asian countries.

The course also caters for international students who would like to develop cross-cultural careers in a variety of relevant areas including international cultural management, cultural and creative industries, global marketing management, governmental and diplomatic institutions, cultural tourism, and digital media and entertainment.

For those who would like to pursue PhD studies, the course provides an efficient pathway. As it has 50% (60 credit points) research components, students can apply for direct entry to PhD after they complete. The Research Project unit well prepares students for future PhD study practically, in which you select an interested topic of research and develop and complete the project being supervised by experienced academics. You may have the opportunity to work with future PhD supervisor(s) as well.

跨文化关系硕士学位课程由西悉尼大学人文与交流艺术学院、澳中艺术与文化研究院以及其他院系联合推出。该硕士课程立足于文化机构、创意产业和政府部门日益增长的国际文化交流和跨国业务需求,通过创新型教学为上述机构培养跨文化管理人才。

跨文化关系硕士将帮助你在迅猛发展的国际文化交流和文化管理领域打造职业生涯。这一学位课程需要18个月的全日制学习。你将学习跨文化交流、国际商务管理、文化外交等领域的最新理论与实践,并了解澳大利亚、中国和其他主要国家的文化政策与文化艺术发展现状。在第二学年,学生将完成一个独立的文化交流研究项目,将所学知识应用于文化、艺术和产业实践。根据研究项目的需要,学生可在澳洲或中国的文化艺术机构实习。

该课程为国际学生提供了广阔的就业机会,可以在各种跨文化领域发展职业生涯,比如,国际文化管理、艺术机构、文艺团体、文化与创意产业、全球营销管理、政府与外交机构、文化旅游和数字媒体娱乐产业。

跨文化关系硕士课程特别为毕业生提供了直通博士学习的途径。该课程的研究比重超过50% (60个学分),所以学生毕业后有资格直接申请博士。学生还可以通过本课程的研究项目单元为之后的博士学习作充分准备,比如,学生可以选择自己感兴趣的研究题目,并有机会得到未来的博士导师的指导。

Course Structure

The course structure is outlined in the Handbook (opens in a new window). Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees, Delivery and How to Apply

For information including tuition fees, course delivery mode and how to apply, please visit: Master of Cross-Cultural Relations (opens in a new window).

Make an Enquiry

For any enquires, please contact Course Advisor Dr Xiang Ren (Email: x.ren@westernsydney.edu.au).