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BAKorean Studies

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Overview

You’ll learn the Korean language from scratch, and spend a year at Yonsei University in Seoul.

You’ll have a choice of modules that cover East Asia as a region, highlighting Korean issues in a regional or global context. Towards the end of your course, you’ll focus on more advanced and vocational skills in writing, summary, precision translation, debate and oral presentation.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Korean Language I
Korean Language II
The History of Korea
State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues

Optional modules:

East Asian Cinema
Environment and Society in East Asia
The Languages and Writing Systems of East Asia
Chinese Culture and Society
Chinese Economic Development
Contemporary Chinese Politics
Japan’s Economy and Management
Japanese History
Japanese Literature
Japanese Politics
Modern Chinese History

Second year

Core modules:

Korean Year Abroad

Third year

Core modules:

Advanced Korean Language I
Advanced Korean Language II
Contemporary Korean Society

Optional modules:

China, 1914-78: Modernity and Revolution
Chinese Business and Management
Contemporary Chinese Society
Contemporary Japanese Society
East Asian Popular Culture
International Relations in East Asia (Late 19thC to Late 20thC)
Japan in the World
Japanese Popular Culture
Law and Business in China
Modern Japanese History
Population and Environment in China
Postwar Japanese Politics
The Contemporary Japanese Novel
Urbanisation in China
Work and Society in Japan

Fourth year

Core modules:

East Asian Dissertation
Advanced Korean Language III
Advanced Korean Language IV

Optional modules:

Business and Management in Contemporary Korea
Contemporary Issues in East Asia
Memory and History in East Asia
The Two Koreas and their Neighbours
War and Peace in East Asia

Career opportunities

Many of our graduates work in the media, the arts, NGOs and international business. Others are consultants, researchers, language tutors, translators and interpreters.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States