GDCV1025
Communicating across Cultures

GDCV1025
Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDCV1025 COMS (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

GDCV1025 covers basic concepts and practices underling the study of intercultural communication. This includes knowledge and skills needed for everyone in an increasingly globalized world. Structures and barriers developed within and between cultures and how they may affect communication in life, work and society will be examined, with special attention to local contexts (e.g. interaction with mainland parties, ethnic minorities in HK, expatriate employees in international business or non-governmental organizations). The major aims are to broaden student knowledge outside of their major discipline and equip them with some communication related fundamentals of a general education.

What do the students say about this course?

…… This course teaches you the developed structures and barriers within and between cultures and how they affect communication in life, work and society with special attention to local contexts, e.g. expatriate employees in international business or NGOs, interaction with mainland parties and so…

Amanda Lam

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Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.