Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitKorean Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Young A Cho and Dr In Jung Cho


The unit requires a language placement test. For further information go to http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/korean/korean-placement-test/


Building on the language skills, communication strategies and knowledge of Korean history, culture and society that students have acquired so far, this unit is designed to help students develop an ability to engage in moderately sophisticated conversations and to comprehend diverse reading materials. Students will also develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between language and culture, thereby appreciating the validity of different ways of perceiving experiences.


Upon successful completion of this unit students shouldl be able to:

  1. Engage in moderately sophisticated conversation in everyday social situations
  2. Read diverse and increasingly complex texts
  3. Produce moderately sophisticated written Korean
  4. Demonstrate the ability to relate to other cultures, leading to a better understanding of their own culture, identity and values


Within semester assessment: 60%
Exam: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


ATS2174 or equivalent