University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

North Korean Studies

The course provides the only dedicated master's degree in this subject area outside South Korea. Uniquely, this course embeds the learning and teaching in a graduate introduction to social science philosophies and methods, provides training in the Korean language geared to the language level of the student (beginners, intermediate, or advanced) and, at the same time, introduces a wide range of materials on the society, economy, politics and International relations of North Korea. The course is taught by staff situated in UCLan's International Institute of Korean Studies, which works within a globally established network of influential academics, diplomats, journalists and public policy officials who work on North Korea.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree in social science or humanities, 2.1 or 2.2 with relevant experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Inter-Korean relations: Theory and practice; research methods; North Korea: History, politics and international relations; North Korea: Economy and society; Korean language 1; Korean language 2; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment will take place through mixed methods including essay writing, verbal and written group and individual presentations. All students will produce an independent piece of research in the dissertation component of the Master's programme.

Sponsorship information

Standard tuition fee discount apply for UCLan alumni. international: VC Award and early payment bursary apply.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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