Courses - Faculty of Arts


Korean

Stage I

KOREAN 110
15 Points

KOREAN 110G
15 Points

Korean for Beginners 1

Basic written and spoken skills in modern Korean. Through the practice of listening to and reading basic Korean sentences, fundamental grammar and vocabulary are taught so that students will be able to carry out basic conversation and comprehend simple Korean texts.

Restriction: KOREAN 100, 250. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

KOREAN 111
15 Points

Korean for Beginners 2

Further develops the basic proficiency in Korean necessary to communicate in limited situations. Uses a range of exercises and activities to develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Introduces distinctive aspects of contemporary Korean culture related to language-use situations.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 110

Restriction: KOREAN 100, 250. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

KOREAN 120
15 Points

Korean Society and Culture

An introduction to Korean society and culture, focusing on the development of the nation. The course covers the colonial legacy, national division, and cultural, social, economic and political changes in the two Koreas. No knowledge of Korean language required.

Stage II

KOREAN 200
15 Points

Intermediate Korean 1

Aims to expand students' proficiency in Korean by introducing further points of grammar and their usage. This course serves as the base for oral and written language skills at an intermediate level.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 100 or 111

Restriction: KOREAN 250. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

KOREAN 201
15 Points

Intermediate Korean 2

A continuation of KOREAN 200 covering more advanced grammar points and their usage. Further develops communicative use of Korean in a wide range of everyday situations.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 200

Restriction: KOREAN 250. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

KOREAN 203
15 Points

Special Topic

KOREAN 205
15 Points

Korea through TV Drama and Film

Examines some of the cultural, social and political issues of contemporary South Korea through a selection of popular TV dramas and films.

Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Asian Studies, Chinese, Japanese or Korean, or 30 points from COMMS 100, FTVMS 100, 101, MEDIA 101 or 45 points at Stage I in BA courses

Restriction: ASIAN 202, KOREAN 305

KOREAN 241
15 Points

Modern Korea: Resilience, Innovation and Transformation

Aims to analyse historically the various ways in which the Koreans have understood, responded to and participated in the far-reaching changes which characterise Modern Korean history. The course is divided into three periods, the Late Choson (1800-1910), the Colonial Period (1905-1945), and the Era of Division (1945 to the present), and examines the chief internal and external forces that shaped the Korean nation up to the early 2000s.

Prerequisite: 15 points passed

Restriction: KOREAN 341

KOREAN 250
15 Points

Korean for Heritage Speakers

Aims to enhance written skills in modern Korean for students with native speaker background. Emphasis will be placed on the comprehension of a wide range of issues in Korean society.

Prerequisite: Approval of Academic Head or nominee

Restriction: KOREAN 110, 111, 200, 201, 300, 301. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

KOREAN 277
15 Points

Korean Study Abroad 2A

Refer to the entry for Language Study Abroad.

Prerequisite: Approval of Academic Head or nominee

KOREAN 278
15 Points

Korean Study Abroad 2B

Refer to the entry for Language Study Abroad.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 277 and approval of Academic Head or nominee

Stage III

KOREAN 300
15 Points

Advanced Korean 1

Korean grammar at an advanced level. A continuation of KOREAN 201.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 201

Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

KOREAN 301
15 Points

Advanced Korean 2

Designed to emphasise comprehension and composition of Korean texts.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 300

KOREAN 305
15 Points

Korea through TV Drama and Film

Examines some of the cultural, social and political issues of contemporary South Korea through a selection of popular TV dramas and films.

Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Asian Studies, Chinese, Japanese or Korean or 30 points at Stage II in Media, Film and Television

Restriction: ASIAN 202, KOREAN 205

KOREAN 341
15 Points

Modern Korea: Resilience, Innovation and Transformation

Aims to analyse historically the various ways in which the Koreans have understood, responded to and participated in the far-reaching changes which characterise Modern Korean history. The course is divided into three periods, the Late Choson (1800-1910), the Colonial Period (1905-1945), and the Era of Division (1945 to the present), and examines the chief internal and external forces that shaped the Korean nation up to the early 2000s.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 120 and 15 points at Stage II in Asian Studies or History

Restriction: KOREAN 241

KOREAN 377
15 Points

Korean Study Abroad 3A

Refer to the entry for Language Study Abroad.

Prerequisite: Approval of Academic Head or nominee

KOREAN 378
15 Points

Korean Study Abroad 3B

Refer to the entry for Language Study Abroad.

Prerequisite: KOREAN 377 and approval of Academic Head or nominee

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