MSc Professional Communication http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate/taught/procom/
Dr Tania Fahey Palma is a Lecturer in Linguistics and Dean of Chinese Affairs at the University of Aberdeen. She is also Programme Director of the MSc Professional Communication and Co-Director of Internationalisation for the School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture. She has teaching experience at a range of third level institutions including the University of Edinburgh, Newcastle University, Beijing Language and Culture University and Mary Immaculate College-University of Limerick. Her expertise lies in the areas of Applied Linguisitcs including Institutional Discourse, Professional Communication and Intercultural Communication. Her research and range of experience working with multicultural teams at different universities and living and working in a variety of different countries including the UK, China, Ireland, Spain, Chile, and the US, has provoked a keen interest in workplace interaction across professional contexts and cultures. Dr Fahey Palma has a keen interest in interdisciplinary research and is currently working on projects with the Medical School at the University of Aberdeen.
Dr Fahey Palma received the College of Arts and Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015. She was awarded the AUSA Student Choice Award for Graduate Teaching in 2014. She was also nominated for the College of Arts and Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2014.
Novice Professional Communication
Discourse and Identity
Dr Fahey Palma is Programme Director of the MSc Professional Communication and coordinates three courses on the programme:
Communication Theory and Analysis
She also coordinates two undergraduate honours courses at the School of Language and Literature:
Language and the Professions