AIS3984 - Korean Culture

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 enables the students to understand how the tradition and customs of Korean influences the present day Korean culture while comparing that of their own culture and customs.  The topics are arranged to examine the key elements in Korean culture which shapes distinct and unique characteristics of Korean culture, such as myths, folk beliefs and religion, customs and rituals, Confucianism and social norms, architecture and concept of space, food culture, etc.  Students are encouraged to make comparison with their own culture through assignments and presentations to enhance their knowledge of own customs and culture.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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