Masters Programs in Korean

Compare 2 Masters Programs in Korean

A master's degree can help students build on their existing knowledge by allowing them to enhance their skills. Programs typically last one to two years. This academic credential can offer students specialized knowledge and a distinct advantage as they prepare to take their careers to the next level.

What is a Master in Korean? This degree is designed to enhance students’ current knowledge of and interest in Korean studies. Whether it’s a focus on the economic factors impacting the Korean Peninsula or an analysis of Korean literature, a more focused understanding of Korea can help students gain marketable skills. Some students may have an opportunity to live or study in the country as part of their training.

Students who receive a Master in Korean can acquire a specialized understanding of Korean finance, politics, language, and culture. They can also learn how to analyze past events and apply the knowledge to current realities. These skills can help students become more culturally sensitive and prepared to work and live in the global community.

The cost of a master's degree varies. It depends on the institution, the duration of the program, and other factors. Prospective students are encouraged to thoroughly research different universities so they can find the right degree programs.

Many people who receive a Master in Korean find careers in some capacity relating to Korea. Examples include jobs as analysts, translators, or communications directors with multinational, private, or government institutions. In these positions, graduates can bring a unique understanding of the country, its people, and culture. Some of these careers allow them to apply their knowledge of Korean interests to a larger context, whether it is economic relations, politics, or media.

There are universities worldwide that offer a Master in Korean. For those seeking a more flexible program, there are online options as well. 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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Master in Asian studies: Korean Studies

Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Kraków

The curriculum includes courses specific for Asian Studies, specialty: Korean Studies. Specialised courses are in the curriculum from the very first semester. [+]

Programme description

The curriculum includes courses specific for Asian Studies, specialty: Korean Studies. Specialised courses are in the curriculum from the very first semester. Students are introduced to the specificity of Korean Peninsula in historical, philosophical, religious aspects, and to political and economic processes of the region. Learning the Korean language is the crucial part of the education process. The first year of studies takes place at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and the second – at the Keimyung University. In the second year, students are required to complete the master’s thesis. Graduates shall be awarded two master diplomas in Korean Studies at the Keimyung University and at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.... [-]


Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Japanese and Korean Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics, and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea. [+]

Research Degrees in Japanese and Korean Studies

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics, and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea.... [-]