Korean Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Korean Studies

The rules below are for the introductory language acquisition pathway. Please see the Subject Area page on the left for information on how to achieve the major at a higher level.

Major

A major in Korean Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units *
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units
* Appropriate language units are assessed either by language level and grade therein achieved in Higher School Certificate or International Baccalaureate, and/or by one-on-one interviews prior to commencement. If a student enters a higher level of language units they can make up the units with culture units.

Minor

A minor in Korean Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units *
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level language unit
* Appropriate language units are assessed either by language level and grade therein achieved in Higher School Certificate or International Baccalaureate, and/or by one-on-one interviews prior to commencement. If a student enters a higher level of language units they can make up the units with culture units.

1000 level units of study

KRNS1621
Korean 1
6    N KRNS1101 or KRNS1301 or KRNS1631
Intensive December
Semester 1
KRNS1622
Korean 2
6    P KRNS1621 or KRNS1101
N KRNS1102 or KRNS1302 or KRNS1632
Intensive February
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Language
KRNS2621
Korean 3
6    P KRNS1102 or KRNS1622
N KRNS2001
Intensive July
Semester 1
KRNS2622
Korean 4
6    P KRNS2001 or KRNS2621
N KRNS2002
Intensive December
Semester 2
Culture
KRNS2671
Translation and Interpretation

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P HSC Heritage Korean or HSC Korean Background or or near native competency
N KRNS2400
Semester 1
KRNS2672
Issues in Korean Language
6    P HSC Heritage Korean or HSC Korean Background or or near native competency
N KRNS2515
Semester 2
KRNS2673
Korean Phonology
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Korean Studies or Linguistics
N KRNS2317 or KRNS2318
Semester 1
KRNS2674
Korean Grammar

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Korean Studies or Linguistics
N KRNS2319 or KRNS2320
Semester 2
ASNS2641
Traditional Korea
6    P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
N ASNS2501
Semester 1
ASNS2642
Modern Korea
6    P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
N ASNS2502
Semester 2
ASNS2670
Mass Media in East Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
N KRNS2600 or ASNS2600
Semester 2
ICLS2111
Essentials of Language Learning
6    P 12 Junior credit points or 12 credit points at 1000 level in ICLS


This unit of study is available only to student enrolled in the Diploma of Language Studies
Semester 1
In Country
KRNS2681
Korean In-Country Study A

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P KRNS1101 or KRNS1621 or KRNS1301 or KRNS1631
Semester 1
Semester 2
KRNS2682
Korean In-Country Study B

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P KRNS1101 or KRNS1621 or KRNS1301 or KRNS1631
C KRNS2681
Semester 1
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

Language
KRNS3621
Korean 5
6    P KRNS2002 or KRNS2622
N KRNS3001
Intensive January
Semester 1
KRNS3622
Korean 6
6    P KRNS3001 or KRNS3621
N KRNS3002
Intensive February
Semester 2
Culture
ASNS3670
Mass Media in East Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Korean Studies
N ASNS2670, ASNS2600
Semester 1
Summer Main
KRNS3670
Korea in Literature and Popular Culture
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Korean Studies or (6 Senior credit points in Korean Studies and ICLS2111) or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Korean Studies
Semester 2
KRNS3675
Contemporary Korean Society and Culture
6    P (12 Senior credit points in Korean Studies) or (6 Senior credit points in Korean Studies and 6 Senior credit points in Asian Studies) or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Korean Studies
N KRNS2500 or KRNS2675
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Korean Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level core thesis units

Honours seminar units

ASNS4113
Theory and Methods in Asian Studies
6      Semester 1
ASNS4114
Engaging Asia
6      Semester 2

Honours thesis units

KRNS4111
Korean Studies Honours Thesis 1
18      Semester 1
Semester 2
KRNS4112
Korean Studies Honours Thesis 2
18      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Korean Studies are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2019.