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Course summary

The Korean peninsula lies at the centre of landmark geopolitical developments in the early 21st century. A Masters by Research (MScR) in Korean Studies gives you the knowledge and skills to critically engage with the complexities of the two Koreas, and East Asian relations, in a global context. An MScR is ideal if you have a clear idea of the independent research you wish to undertake at masters level. Join our community and undertake a project comprising research assignments and a 15,000-word dissertation under the guidance of an experienced and well-published supervisor. Part of an Asian Studies department with a unique combination of disciplinary expertise in Korean Studies, Japanese, Chinese, and East Asian Relations, we have particular strengths in:

  • modern Korean history
  • Korean society and culture
  • political economy
  • urban studies
  • security
  • public policy
  • political science
  • international relations

Entry requirements

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Korean Studies at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS