Taught course (will run subject to approval)

North Korean Studies

Institution
University of Central Lancashire · School of Languages and International Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree in Social Science or Humanities 2:1 or 2:2 with relevant experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA North Korean Studies provides the only dedicated master’s degree in this subject area outside South Korea. Uniquely, this one year 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 director, Professor Hazel Smith, is a world-leading scholar whose publications provide global benchmark studies on North Korea. The MA 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.

The programme is underpinned by the 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.

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.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Phone
01772 892400