MA Korean Studies and Intensive Language (2019 Entry)

Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
-
Language
English
Course Fee
$12,494

Course Overview

Overview:

This two-year full-time (or four-year part-time) programme is designed to provide Intensive Language training at different proficiency levels - depending on entry level - within a Masters programme in Korean Studies.

It allows students:

  • To cultivate or further develop a basic expertise in particular aspects of Korean Studies.
  • To choose modules that meet their own needs, with respect to their interest in Korea and future career plans.
  • To develop their abilities to synthesize information, to think critically, to manage a complex research project and to present their results in verbal and written form.
  • To achieve a high level of language proficiency.
  • To master transferable language and analytical skills in order to prepare for a variety of potential future professional or research careers.

Fees 2019/20:

  • UK/EU Fees:

Who should take this course

Interested Students.

Course content

Structure:

Students must take 315 credits in total, comprised of 255 taught credits (45 of which are taught abroad as part of a Summer School) and a 60-credit dissertation as outlined below.

In their first year, students on the two-year Intensive Language programmes take 60 credits of intensive language instruction and 60 credits in the discipline. During the summer, they participate in a Summer School abroad. In the second year, they take another 30 language credits as well as 60 credits in the discipline; they also complete their dissertation in the discipline.

Please note that on all Area Studies degrees, including Korean Studies:

  • A maximum of 60 credits can be taken in any one subject area
  • A minimum of three subject areas must be covered.

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