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KOR4990 - Language Study Abroad Program

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Young-A Cho


Overseas First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Overseas First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Overseas Second semester 2007 (Off-campus) Overseas Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


An approved intensive-mode or semester-length subject at an institution in Korea. Placement arrangement will be made through the department.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to acquire social, academic and vocational proficiency in the Korean language including the following skills and knowledge:

  1. An in depth knowledge of Korean grammar and vocabulary to control complex sentence constructions.
  2. The ability to comprehend most varieties and registers of language encountered in social, academic and vocational life.
  3. The ability to read accurately different forms of texts include a variety of literary texts, editorials, journal articles and technical material in a professional field.
  4. The ability to listen and speak with sufficient accuracy to participate in formal and informal conversations on social, professional and abstract topics.
  5. The ability to write about the topics relating to the student's special field of competence with substantial precision and in detail.


Exams and other assessment carried out at Korean university language school (students will be required to bring back all written work for assessment): 80%
Two written pieces (1000 words each) in Korean on aspects of the research topic: 20%


A pass in the relevant language at level 3: KOR3050/3060 or KOR4050/4060