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 Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr In Jung Cho; Dr Young A Cho


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


This unit is designed to help students further develop their language skills and knowledge of Korean history, culture and society, with special emphasis on connecting with other disciplines and advanced self-learning skills, which will support their Korean study after finishing the course.


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

  1. Speak and comprehend Korean with structural accuracy and vocabulary sufficient to manage most social situations
  2. Obtain information from spoken and written sources in Korean, using dictionaries, as required
  3. Read about and discuss issues regarding contemporary features of Korean society
  4. Demonstrate the ability to acquire information using Korean for other disciplines they are studying
  5. Develop advanced self-learning skills


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.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

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


ATS2175 or equivalent