SOAS, University of London

Course Modules

Year 1: Elementary Korean; modern culture and society; pre'modern history; course in a subject or language other than Korean. Year 2: Compulsory year abroad at Korea University in Seoul. Year 3: 3 or 4 units from: mixed script Korean; readings in modern society; modern literature; composition; conversation; extended essay; Korean art history. Year 4: 3 or 4 units from: translation; modern literature; history and structure of the Korean language; advanced readings; independent study project (10000'word essay on an approved topic); Korean art history.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • Course specific

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84% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 78%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 91%

£21,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

74% Go on to work and/or study

In work 43
Studying 27
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 15
Unknown 11

19% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 52%

Total Coursework: 28%

Total Practical: 20%

£5,450 - £5,450
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,090 - £5,890
Typical cost of private accommodation