A major in Korean Studies provides a broad foundation in Korea-related fields, encompassing not only 'language' units but also a range of 'studies' units such as Korean history, media and communication, culture and society, translation and interpretation, and linguistics.
Students who wish to major in Korean Studies must complete at least 36 senior credit points from a combination of language and studies units in Korean Studies (course code KRNS) and/or the following Korea-related Asian Studies (ASNS) units:
ASNS2640 Mass Media in Korea
ASNS2641 Traditional Korea
ASNS2642 Modern Korea
ASNS2670 Mass Media in East Asia
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Further study for major
Eligible candidates may proceed to an Honours year in the Bachelor of Arts, or apply for admission to a rich postgraduate program in the humanities and social sciences, comprising advanced learning and professional courses. Master degrees include capstone projects ranging from internships with government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas, the gallery and museum sector, and leading media organisations, to opportunities for independent research projects which prepare students for higher degrees by research.
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