Taught course

Korean Language Learning and Teaching

SOAS University of London · Department of Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea

Entry requirements

Upper second-class or equivalent in a BA in a relevant discipline (Linguistics or Applied Linguistics), a related subject (Korean Language and Literature, Korean Language Education), BA in another discipline including some relevant units, or relevant professional qualifications (for example, a diploma-level teaching qualifications or exceptional and documented experience in language teaching). Native or native-like proficiency in Korean.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme offers those with an interest in Korean language learning and teaching extensive practical and rigorous theoretical training. The programme provides you with the skills and knowledge to succeed, whether you are interested in pursuing a career in linguistic research or Korean teaching.

You will study general areas of linguistic inquiry and study how they relate to the study of second language acquisition and language teaching. You will also learn about teaching Korean in higher education.

Throughout the degree, you will evaluate published materials (e.g. textbooks) and research papers related to Korean language teaching, conduct pedagogical research, and design teaching materials and lesson plans.

Information for international students

Information, including English Language requirements, can be found here on our website.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for further information: https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/funding/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7898 4700