What will I learn?

You'll gain the skills you need to work in Korea or an international professional context. It's a four-year degree that includes a year studying in Korea. We've designed the programme to give you an understanding of the Korean language and culture. Learning to communicate interculturally is a key focus of this course. We want you to gain insight into different sociocultural language practices and how we use language.This programme allows you to study Korean from beginners level. By the end of the programme, you'll have gained the ability to have conversations and discussions in Korean. You'll be able to give presentations and write coherently. Successful students will be able to use Korean for academic, social and professional purposes, reaching upper B2/C1 level on the JF standard for language education.We've designed this programme to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work in Korea. On this course, you'll gain both theoretical expertise and experience in intercultural communication. Explore how language relates to speakers' intentions and purposes in social interaction. Examine the way language choices can express identities and cultural values.

Which department am I in?

Languages and Linguistics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,750.00 (US$ 17,549) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022


Main Site

Lord Mayor's Walk,


YO31 7EX, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To qualify for this programme you will need: High School Diploma plus SATS 3.0 GPA or higher and one of the following: 1180 in the SAT, or 2 APs with a 3 or higher, or at least 24 in the ACT. Foundation: High School Diploma plus SATS 2.6 GPA or higher and one of the following: 1100 in the SAT, or at least 20 in the ACT. IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component), TOEFL iBT Overall score of 75 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 20), other forms of TOEFL are not acceptable.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.