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Field of Study


Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Gain insight into Korean popular culture, translating and interpreting, and language while you hone your reading and speaking skills to an advanced level.

Compulsory courses focus on advanced training in reading, analysing and summarising academic writing in Korean, as well as your choice of applied linguistics or cultural studies.

You'll also complete an honours research thesis under the guidance of a supervisor. This includes developing a research question, writing a literature review, applying appropriate methodology, and presenting your written conclusions.


1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2024

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • International business translator/interpreter
  • Interpreter
  • International marketing specialist
  • Foreign media correspondent
  • Government relations manager
  • Conference translator/interpreter
  • Foreign language analyst
  • Academic researcher

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Research experience
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Advanced Korean Language Skills
  • General Research Methods
  • Special Topics in Korean Language Skills
  • Concepts in Applied Linguistics

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