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