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Achieving an MA degree or Master of Arts can be a worthwhile way for students to spend one to two years deepening their knowledge within a particular field, as well as making themselves more marketable in finding a job. It is normally necessary to have an undergraduate degree to be eligible for these programs. What is an MA in Korean? A master’s degree in Korean may focus mainly on helping s… Read more

Achieving an MA degree or Master of Arts can be a worthwhile way for students to spend one to two years deepening their knowledge within a particular field, as well as making themselves more marketable in finding a job. It is normally necessary to have an undergraduate degree to be eligible for these programs.

What is an MA in Korean? A master’s degree in Korean may focus mainly on helping students to perfect their language skills in reading, writing and speaking. However, languages do not exist in vacuums, therefore, a cultural understanding of the people and countries where the language is spoken will usually be part of the curriculum, such as a study of history, literature, philosophy and art in all its forms.

Graduates with an MA in Korean may find that their enhanced communication skills are a benefit not only at work, but in the job interview, too. The knowledge of the culture garnered through this degree can be in demand at a variety of organizations that do business internationally. Multi-lingual skills also help with mental flexibility.

There is no set cost for a Master of Arts degree program. It can vary depending on the institution and where it’s located, as well as additional fees that are sometimes part of the overall price.

Among the types of positions that graduates with an advanced degree in Korean may be eligible for are those that are specific to language such as interpreter, translator, researcher or teacher. With the right skill set, other possibilities could include foreign correspondent, marketing researcher, financial analyst or consultant. Institutions hiring these types of positions include governments, consulting companies, multinational corporations and banks.

You can find master’s programs in Korean offered online, as well as on campus, at many different institutions. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

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 - with ... +

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. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This two-year programme (or four years part-time) will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with intensive Korean language study in order t ... +

This two-year programme (or four years part-time) will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with intensive Korean language study in order to acquire the skills necessary for future professional or research careers. The programme will enable students to engage with the subjects of their Masters’ programme in the context of Korea through Korean, to engage with primary Korean sources and data and to conduct research and professional work in Korea. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This degree is designed either to prepare the student for advanced graduate work in a wide range of subjects related to Korea or as an end/qualification in itself. The program ... +

This degree is designed either to prepare the student for advanced graduate work in a wide range of subjects related to Korea or as an end/qualification in itself. The programme explores the history, politics, art, music and literature of Korea, as well as providing opportunities to study the languages of the region. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The programme suits anyone interested in the literary cultures of Korea, as well as students of literature with no prior knowledge of Korean literature who are looking for new ... +

The programme suits anyone interested in the literary cultures of Korea, as well as students of literature with no prior knowledge of Korean literature who are looking for new areas of inquiry. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 

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