Dr. Nick Pilcher is the programme leader for the MSc in Intercultural Business Communication and the MSc in Intercultural Business Communication with TESOL. He has taught in Japan, Singapore, Argentina and in the UK since 2001. He completed a PhD in 2007 entitled 'Mainland Chinese students and UK supervisors; perceptions and experiences of completing Masters Dissertations.' He teaches on the MSc and on the in-sessional academic English workshop programme. His areas of study are languages and culture, qualitative research, and education policy.