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Come to understand different ways of thinking about and appreciating Korea's diverse history and rich culture.

In this major we offer speaking and writing courses along with teaching about Korean films, TV dramas, internet culture and even pop songs.

Many students combine this major with courses in various fields like business, education or tourism, where their major in Korean can prove to be an asset for future career opportunities.


1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2024

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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:

  • Language teacher
  • Corporate travel consultant
  • Senior travel consultant
  • International business translator/interpreter
  • Interpreter
  • Airline translator
  • Publishing translator/interpreter

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • Spoken Korean IA
  • Written Korean IA
  • Korean Popular Culture: Korean wave
  • Contemporary Korean Film and TV Drama Review

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