AIS2958 - Introduction to Korean Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21, Semester B 2020/21
Semester A 2021/22 (Tentative), Semester B 2021/22 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course will familiarise students with key issues in modern Korean society as a way of understanding Korean society and its people.  Major social changes which constitute the modern day Korea will be explored through lectures and discussions about, but not limited to, history, policy, education, family, employment, gender equality, and labour. Students will be able to identify key issues in contemporary Korean society with analytic and critical views and compare them with their own society.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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