- About this minor
- This Minor in Korean Language and Culture offers an integrated study of Korean language in social and cultural context. It equips students with the hands-on linguistic and social skills needed to negotiate real world interactions both in business, government, and social life in an international context. Graduates will have a solid command of basic Korean, and have a good grasp of the cultural, social, economic and political context of the two Koreas. The Minor in Korean language and culture is a gateway to understanding Korea as an emerging cultural superpower and world leader in STEM innovation, from IT, biomedical sciences to renewable energies. By pairing the Minor with a Major in Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science or Engineering, after graduate students find an advantage as they enter business and non-profit work, or STEM work with a set of communicative skills applicable to a wide range of fields. For students taking a minor which shares units with their other unit sets (majors or minors): in order for minors to be recognised on academic and graduation documents, students may only have a maximum of one unit overlapping between their unit sets.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate a Korean language proficiency, in both oral and written forms, equivalent to levels 2-3 of the International Standard Curriculum of the Korean language; (2) apply Korean linguistic skills to a variety of formal and informal situations; (3) recognise everyday cultural and social life practices, including customs and cultures of food and drink, traditional and popular culture, workplace and family, and how these area applied to communication practice in Korea; and (4) evaluate how the historical, social, economic and political influences shape work environments in Korea and apply to work-specific contexts.
MJD-KOREB Korean Studies;
MJD-KOREI Korean Studies
Key to availability of units:
- Semester 1
- Semester 2
All students are required to complete at least three Korean language units in sequence and then choose between doing a fourth Korean language unit (KORE2404) or taking ASIA3006, Contemporary Korean Society.
Take all units (18 points):
Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:
|Contemporary Korean Society