Master Programs in South Korea

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Are you are thinking about getting your masters degree in a country where education is one of the national priorities and students from all over the world are warmly welcomed? Then you are on the right page. South Korea is a country of beautiful nature, extraordinary history, and culture. A Master in South Korea is also an excellent opportunity to consider. One of the current aims of the South Korean educational system is to increase the number of international students in the country’s schools, colleges and universities. Therefore the study conditions for a Master in South Korea are highly favourable to foreign students.

The selection of higher educational institutions is really broad in South Korea. You can choose to have your Master in South Korea in one of the many dynamic cities. There is a great variety of business programs with diverse specializations. For example, Finance MBA, Information and Media MBA or Technology MBA - just to name a few of the great study opportunities available for a Master in South Korea. If your field of interest is something other than business, there also are plenty of institutions and subjects to choose from.

So if you are looking for a Master in South Korea, just scroll down and take a look at the list of programs from institutions that can offer you high quality education and great study conditions!

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Master in Informatics and Visual Contents

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 South Korea Busan

The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production. [+]

Masters in South Korea 2017. Informatics and Visual Contents (Joint study programme with Dongseo University, South Korea) - 1st and 2nd semester at Mykolas Romeris University, 3rd and 4th semester at Dongseo University Why this study programme? The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production. Dongseo Univerity (DSU) ranks among the top-50 universities in Asia for internationalization and is a leading university in Korea in its areas of specialization, including Film & Imagery, IT, Design, and Digital Contents; Students of Informatics and visual contents study programme will gain two diplomas - MRU and DSU; During compulsory mobility in Korea students will be able to use all DSU infrastructure and equipment: 3D, 5D animation labs, movie, theater and sound recording studios, Apple graphics classroom, rooftop football pitch, professional swimming pool etc. Entry requirements Bachelor of Informatics, Informatics Engineering, Applied Informatics (Physical Sciences); English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. International mobility possibilities The international mobility is required: one year at Dongseo University, in Busan, South Korea. Additionally, students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility... [-]

Master in International Development and Cooperation

Ajou University - Graduate School of International Studies
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 South Korea Suwon

Since this program combines international cooperation with development, it gives students an overview and deeper understanding of essential ideas and practices of International Development and Cooperation (IDC). [+]

Since this program combines international cooperation with development, it gives students an overview and deeper understanding of essential ideas and practices of International Development and Cooperation (IDC). Therefore, the program provides students topical and thoughtful learning on the academic product of IDC. The program also provides students with political, economic, social and environmental perspectives of IDC through a multidisciplinary approach. Trying to incorporate objective viewpoints about governmental aid policies from developing countries in the South to developed countries in the North, it aims to explore a well-rounded view of developmental strategies as well as actors' behavior and precise issues of international cooperation. The program is divided into three parts: (1) knowledge and information regarding the key motive power of IDC and Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) perspectives, (2) various IDC discourse such as development theories and their practical application cases, and (3) and exploration of contemporary politico-economic issues in the field of IDC. Finally the program is designed for students seeking to work in national/international public agencies, NGOs, non-profit organizations, and governments dealing with IDC issues. Required courses Option A Qualitative Research Methods This course is designed for students who are beginning their dissertation projects. The aim of the course is to give students the tools to conceptualize their theses in terms of research questions and design, methodology, data collection, and qualitative analysis. In doing so, this course focuses more narrowly on the issues, problems, and strategies related to "small-N" qualitative research, for the most part settingaside the techniques of large-N... [-]

Master in NGO Studies

Ajou University - Graduate School of International Studies
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 South Korea Suwon

The dramatic and rising importance of global civil society is undoubtedly underway throughout the world. Non-Governmental Organizaitons (NGOs) in the non-profit sector as a part of this exciting new development are working with, collaborating with and/or competing with governments [+]

Masters in South Korea 2017. The dramatic and rising importance of global civil society is undoubtedly underway throughout the world. Non-Governmental Organizaitons (NGOs) in the non-profit sector as a part of this exciting new development are working with, collaborating with and/or competing with governments as well as markets as interdependence and globalization begin to change our understanding of society and politics. In these transformative times NGOs are often regarded as being the driving force behind global changes in politics, economics, and social/cultural as well as ethical global issues. It is vital therefore to understand the connections, dynamics and relationships between state and non-state actors working in the contemporary global political era. NGOs, in their strategies and policy objectives, crucially, may even go beyond the domestic boundaries of sovereign states into the realm of global governance. NGOs therefore represent a practical strategic part of rethinking the site and nature of politics, power and authority in the 21st century. Reflecting upon the growing importance of NGOs and civil society, the NGO Studies major at AJOU GSIS seeks to develop an understanding of domestic as well as international networking processes by combining theory and practice in this field of study. For this purpose, the NGO Studies major provides prospective students with broad categories of subjects ranging from managerial skills for NGOs to NGO strategic cooperation wth international organizations. Along with two required courses (NGO Introduction and Research Methods), the NGO major offers four broad categories of classes related to current NGO activities. They... [-]

Master in International Trade

Ajou University - Graduate School of International Studies
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 South Korea Suwon

The need for an in-depth study of international trade stems from a humble premise that any analysis of economic, political and social implicaitons of exchange between traders in two or more national markets differs from that between traders within a national market. [+]

The need for an in-depth study of international trade stems from a humble premise that any analysis of economic, political and social implicaitons of exchange between traders in two or more national markets differs from that between traders within a national market. International trade as a means for achieving better international cooperation and economic development is undisputable. Trade relations among countries have evolved through collective debate, negotiations, agreements and on many, varied and complex issues. To strengthen the world economy for a sustainable development of trade, investment, employment and income growth, the need to develop and nurture human resources for such an economic task is indispensable. It is in this respect that AJOU GSIS has taken the cue to train experts and professionals for governments, public institutions, private companies and firms, or individuals, with a view to enhancing their skills and understanding in the field of international trade, to handle the intricacies, issues, and challenges of the world trading system for a better future. Required courses Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economy (Pre-requisite) The main objective of this course is to equip students with the ability to correctly interpret statistical results. Special focus is placed on how to differentiate sound analysis from those that are not. This is critical in today's world where quantitative analyses is heavily used (or misused) in public policy and management debates. The course is composed of two parts. In the first part, students will learn basic statistics. Specifically, students will be exposed to the concepts... [-]

Master of Computer Science

Kookmin University
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Seoul

Due to the ubiquity of computers and the remarkable development of communication systems, there is a rapidly increasing social need for various kinds of information and its applications. The School of Computer Science offers the academic and research program for core knowledge needed to understand and to utilize computer hardware and software. The School of Computer Science has established an educational system conforming to the... [+]

Masters in South Korea 2017. Master of Computer Science With the goal of nurturing global IT specialties, students in the Computer Science major systematically study the basic theories of computer science in the introductory courses. Then they apply the basic theories in computer science applications in the junior and senior years. The curricula culminates in the Project I and II courses in which students choose a specialized topic, conduct research, and develop their graduation portfolio. This procedure helps students see the big picture of computer systems, deepens their knowledge on a selected topic, and gives practice in project management skills. In addition to the major courses, students must take the required courses in math, basic science, and liberal arts courses in order to acquire necessary basic knowledge and elements of culture. The Educational Goal Due to the ubiquity of computers and the remarkable development of communication systems, there is a rapidly increasing social need for various kinds of information and its applications. The School of Computer Science offers the academic and research program for core knowledge needed to understand and to utilize computer hardware and software. The School of Computer Science has established an educational system conforming to the global standard and guaranteeing the competitiveness of the program. Our goal is to nurture IT specialists who can creatively adapt to continuous advancement of technologies with their internationally recognized strength in both core knowledge of the field and practical ability. The Educational Objectives To nurture global leaders in computer science, the... [-]

Master in Automotive Engineering

Kookmin University
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Seoul

The Department of Automotive Engineering is part of Korea's high-technology development strategy to reinforce the international competitiveness of our auto industry. The Department of Automotive Engineering was established in 1992 as a special department, and it is one of the departments in auto engineering established in three renowned engineering colleges in Korea. Since the integration of the Department of Mechanical and Automotive... [+]

Master in Automotive Engineering The Department of Automotive Engineering is part of Korea's high-technology development strategy to reinforce the international competitiveness of our auto industry. The Department of Automotive Engineering was established in 1992 as a special department, and it is one of the departments in auto engineering established in three renowned engineering colleges in Korea. Since the integration of the Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering in 1997 owing to the initiation of the faculty system, the Department of Automotive Engineering was reorganized. However, the college has since reverted to the original system with a separate Department of Automotive Engineering and School of Mechanical Engineering. Aside from having the best research facilities, our department also has the best teaching staff in the field of auto mechanics and high-technology education. Furthermore, we offer a specialized educational program with the Graduate School of Automotive Engineering, the only graduate school specializing in auto engineering in Korea, which boasts various research and education industry accomplishments, including in the BK (Brain Korea) industry. The program is designed to provide systemic education in the entire field of auto engineering by offering lectures concerning the key theories and training in practical applications. In particular, we are providing education in the high technology required for actualizing environment-friendly, high-safety, and intelligent automobiles that utilize alternative energy. We are exerting our utmost efforts to nurture forward-looking and creative auto engineers. Furthermore, this department actively promotes interaction with the domestic and international auto industries and other specialized universities. Our students... [-]

Master of Economics

Kookmin University
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 South Korea Seoul

The economics courses aim to develop students' analytical power and frame of mind for making proper choices in the alternative uses of limited resources with these two primary criteria: efficiency and equity. In their junior year, students majoring in Economics gain advanced knowledge in economics and study the essential tools of economic analysis, which will enhance their ability to understand economic phenomena and to evaluate economic... [+]

Masters in South Korea 2017. Master of Economics The economics courses aim to develop students' analytical power and frame of mind for making proper choices in the alternative uses of limited resources with these two primary criteria: efficiency and equity. In their junior year, students majoring in Economics gain advanced knowledge in economics and study the essential tools of economic analysis, which will enhance their ability to understand economic phenomena and to evaluate economic policies. By graduation, students acquire a proper perspective on the economy as well as skills to analyze economic phenomena with logical and economic reasoning. This training will prepare graduates to work in any worthy profession in the public or business sector or to pursue postgraduate studies in Economics, Management or other social sciences. Curriculum 1st Year: Principles of Economics I, II, Introduction to Statistics, Mathematics for Economic Analysis 2nd Year: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Economic History, Money and Banking, Economics of the Public Sector, History of Economic Thoughts, Contemporary Issues in Economics (Lecture in English) 3rd and 4th Years: International Economics, Industrial Organization, Strategy and Decision, Employment and Earnings, Political Economy, Macroeconomic Change and Growth, Information Economics, Financial Economics, Economic Data Analysis and Forecasting, Law and Economics, Education in Social Studies, Texts and Teaching Methodology in Social Studies, Macroeconomic and Financial Policy, Economics of Art and Culture, Economic Institutions, Economic Environment and Financial Systems, Theory and Practice in Economics (Lecture in English), Korean Economy, Innovation and Competitiveness, Personnel Economics, Seminar in Economics. The College of Economics and Commerce... [-]

Master in Computer Science and Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Gyeonbuk Seoul

Computer Science and Engineering is the academic discipline devoted to the study and research of various aspects of information technology, which has become the core indispensible technology of the 21st century. It covers a wide range of subjects relating to computing, from the theoretical foundations of computing to application systems based on information technology. [+]

Master in Computer Science and EngineeringComputer Science and Engineering is the academic discipline devoted to the study and research of various aspects of information technology, which has become the core indispensible technology of the 21st century. It covers a wide range of subjects relating to computing, from the theoretical foundations of computing to application systems based on information technology.Our goal is to further our knowledge of the principals, algorithms, techniques and applications for all components of computing systems. Considering that most human activities use information in a high tech society, the significance of computer science and engineering is paramount, not only to maintain a technological edge but also to improve people’s quality of life.The Computer Science and Engineering Department at POSTECH provides undergraduate and postgraduate programs to educate students who will become national and worldwide leaders in information technology with a balanced knowledge of theory and practice. The Department also conducts world class research in a comprehensive range of information technology areas. The research areas of the department are broadly divided into four areas; System and Software, AI and Data Analysis, Digital Media and Networks. The faculty members of the department are leading experts in their research fields and have carried out extensive research on the critical issues of information science. Their research results are well recognized and they are actively involved in key roles for research activities in Korean and Worldwide. The department has one government supported research center (ITRC) and one national research lab (NRL).The education vision of... [-]


Master in Industrial & Management Engineering (IMS)

Pohang University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Gyeonbuk Seoul

The Department of Industrial & Management Engineering (IMS) at POSTECH is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research to equip students with the philosophies, knowledge, skills, and methodologies of industrial engineering and technology management so that they become major contributors to global well-being and sustainability. [+]

Master in Industrial & Management Engineering (IMS)The Department of Industrial & Management Engineering (IMS) at POSTECH is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research to equip students with the philosophies, knowledge, skills, and methodologies of industrial engineering and technology management so that they become major contributors to global well-being and sustainability.The IME department has gone through significant changes over the past decade in response to current megatrends such as rapid technology innovation, globalization, convergence in products and services, and ever-shortening product life cycle. IME is a discipline dealing with the integrated optimization, planning, design, operation, and management of complex processes, products, services, and systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation, and evaluation of integrated systems of humans, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, financial resources, and materials.... [-]


Master in Electrical Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Gyeonbuk Seoul

The Department of Electrical Engineering was established to train scientists who are indispensable to achieve advanced-country status for Korea's electronics industry. The Department’s goals are to educate top-quality students and to conduct research that is consistent with the objectives for which POSTECH was established: supporting intensive research with a small number of select [+]

Master in Electrical EngineeringThe Department of Electrical Engineering was established to train scientists who are indispensable to achieve advanced-country status for Korea's electronics industry. The Department’s goals are to educate top-quality students and to conduct research that is consistent with the objectives for which POSTECH was established: supporting intensive research with a small number of select students. We also endeavor to meet national policy objectives that aim to transform Korea into a globally-competitive, technology-intensive economy. Education is focused on a diverse range of basic study and on passing on expertise in electronic and electrical engineering. The Department of Electrical Engineering manages to synthesize educational contents such as electronic engineering, control and measure engineering, computer engineering, electronic communication engineering, electromagnetic wave engineering, and electronic material engineering. The core areas of research and education in the Department of Electrical Engineering include control and power electronics, communications and signal processing, computer engineering, electromagnetics and microwave engineering, solid-state and quantum electronics, and integrated circuits and SoC design. The Department of Electrical Engineering was founded in March, 1987, simultaneously with the opening of POSTECH. The department is currently training 186 undergraduate students and 303 graduate students who are working on MS, Ph. D. or combined master's and doctorate degrees. Incoming freshmen represent the top 1% of Korea’s high school graduates, and graduate students have outstanding academic records with sound backgrounds in research. Students are placed under the guidance and tutelage of 32 professors, whose credentials were earned at prestigious institutions in Korea and abroad. The students are provided... [-]


Master in Chemical Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Gyeonbuk Seoul

The chemical engineering integrates the knowledge of math, physics, chemistry and biology into a versatile engineering framework, a truly interdisciplinary study that will provide students with a foundation for careers in diverse professions in the 21st Century. [+]

Master in Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering -- a comprehensive discipline for the 21st Century The chemical engineering integrates the knowledge of math, physics, chemistry and biology into a versatile engineering framework, a truly interdisciplinary study that will provide students with a foundation for careers in diverse professions in the 21st Century. Of all the engineering departments at POSTECH, this is the only one in which chemistry and biology are integrated into the core curriculum, and as such, a unique training which prepares the students for a career in both process engineering as well as product engineering.The chemical engineering department provides an integrative discipline. The program has combined chemical process engineering, polymer S&E, biotech, electronics materials, environmental engineering from the very beginning while these form separate departments in many existing universities.The tradition of excellenceWithin several years of its founding, the department emerged as one of the foremost chemical engineering departments in the nation in terms of faculty competence, laboratory research facilities, and student quality. When, in the early 1990s, the government initiated an ambitious program of establishing centers of excellence in universities, POSTECH garnered five, two in the chemical engineering department, an unprecedented achievement. The Automation Center and the Catalysis Center acted as the anchor for much of the departmental research activities for many years. In 1995, the government awarded POSTECH a multi-year grant to found the Environmental Engineering School for which the chemical engineering faculty played the key role. These Centers and the School have served to promote excellence in undergraduate and... [-]


Master in Mechanical Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Gyeonbuk Seoul

Mechanical Engineering is a broad discipline, dealing with basic principles of mechanics, design and manufacturing of all kinds of mechanical systems. Its scope is extensive, and its interaction with other disciplines becomes more complex than before due to the rapid advancement in science and technology, ranging from the conventional technology associated with power systems, [+]

Master in Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering is a broad discipline, dealing with basic principles of mechanics, design and manufacturing of all kinds of mechanical systems. Its scope is extensive, and its interaction with other disciplines becomes more complex than before due to the rapid advancement in science and technology, ranging from the conventional technology associated with power systems, transportation and manufacturing to nano systems and bio medical systems. The Department of Mechanical Engineering, aimed at excellence in education and research, has been recruiting top quality faculty members and acquiring modern facilities and equipment. The Department will eventually grow to the size of 35 faculty members, 200 undergraduates, and 300 graduate students. The undergraduate program is designed to provide a broad scientific and technical background in mechanical engineering. The curriculum consists of courses that develop basic theories and fundamental concepts as well as courses that show the interplay of these concepts with a variety of applications. Emphasis is placed on the engineering science areas of solid and fluid mechanics, engineering materials, thermodynamics and heat transfer, dynamics, control, experimentation and measurement, and on the integration of these fields through design and system synthesis. Graduate students will find opportunities to select areas of research and advanced courses leading to an advanced degree in mechanical engineering. To meet the demands of industry, Department of Mechanical Engineering has focused on improving both industrial application technologies and theoretical developments in science and engineering.The Department of Mechanical Engineering was evaluated as the nation’s top graduate program in the... [-]


Master in Materials Science and Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time March 2018 South Korea Gyeonbuk Seoul

he Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) was established in December 1986 simultaneously with the founding of POSTECH. Started as “The Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science”, the name was first changed to “The Department of Materials & Metallurgical Science” in 1990 and was again renamed as “Materials Science & Engineering” in 2001. [+]

Master in Materials Science and EngineeringThe Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) was established in December 1986 simultaneously with the founding of POSTECH. Started as “The Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science”, the name was first changed to “The Department of Materials & Metallurgical Science” in 1990 and was again renamed as “Materials Science & Engineering” in 2001. The undergraduate program initially started with thirty students admitted in 1987 and the maximum capacity expanded to thirty five in 1990. Currently, twenty five students are being admitted as MSE majors annually, and up to ten undeclared students may be admitted to MSE after one year from their admission to POSTECH. The graduate program was started in 1988 with fifteen students pursuing Master’s and five students pursuing Ph.D. degrees. At present, about fifty five graduate students are being admitted annually. The department of MSE at POSTECH plays a leading role in research related to the materials industry and is striving to become the global hub in the field of materials science and engineering by high-quality education and high-impact research. The department aims to educate students to acquire fundamental and pivotal knowledge in the overall fields of materials science as well as specialized knowledge that will allow students to understand the specific field of their choice deeply. In accordance, students are required to take courses that will help them gain an overall understanding of materials in their second and third years. In their third and fourth years, students may select courses according... [-]


Technology Management MBA (TMMBA)

University of Washington Foster School of Business
Campus Part time 18 months September 2017 South Korea Seoul

The TMMBA Program offers a rigorous business management curriculum with a technology focus and builds a network of experienced professionals while you study with knowledgeable faculty at a nationally ranked business school. [+]

Program Overview

 

The 18-month Technology Management MBA Program prepares you for leadership in the rapidly evolving technology sector with an executive-level view of the business and the skills to effectively manage people, innovation, operations and financial assets.

 

Curriculum for the business of technologyThe Technology Management MBA curriculum emphasizes the knowledge and skills you need to lead in the fast-paced, dynamic, technology-driven work environment. The cases, lectures and class discussion revolve around real technology companies and innovations. The knowledge and skills gained in the classroom can be applied to your organization's current challenges and goals. ... [-]