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MA Department of Korean Studies

MA Korean Studies

The Department of Korean Studies at GSIS aims to equip international and domestic students with an enhanced understanding of Korea, including its contemporary social modernization, and economic development. GSIS offers both two-year Master’s degree and one-year diploma. Although all the courses in the program are taught in English, a high level of Korean language and reading courses are available in Korean for students who want to have intensive training in the Korean language. Current courses include: Modern History of Korea, Social Movement and Political Change, Social Problems in Korea, Korean Economy, Korean Cinema in the Global Context, and Dynamics of Korean Management.

Academic Requirements (Admitted students from 2016 ~ )

Section Title Credit
CORE compulsory
Courses
-Research Methods
-Thesis Research I (3rd-semester)

-Modern History of Korea
-Contemporary Korean Society
-Korean Language I,II,III
3
3

3
3
9
Sub-Total 21
Major Electives Take 3 courses in Korean Studies 9
General Electives 9 credits in any major at GSIS including below:
- Internship (3,6,9 credits according to working periods)
- Summer Seminar (2 credits)
- Max 6 credits from other domestic GSIS or KU General Graduate School
9
Total 39

 

Academic Requirements (~Admitted students before 2016 )

Section Title Credit
CORE compulsory
Courses
-Research Methods
-Thesis Research I (3rd-semester)
-Thesis Research II (4th-semester)
-Colloquium on Int’l Relations
-Modern History of Korea
-Contemporary Korean Society
-Korean Language I,II,III
3
3
3
2
3
3
9
Sub-Total 26
Major Electives Take 4 courses in Korean Studies. 12
General Electives 12 credits in any major at GSIS including below:
- Internship (3,6,9 credits according to working periods)
- Summer Seminar (2 credits)
- Max 6 credits from other domestic GSIS or KU General Graduate School
12
Total 50

 

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