Korean Advanced Course
A two-year course in advanced spoken & written Korean at SOAS Language Centre in London
Duration: Two years of six ten-week terms
Mode of Attendance: Part Time
The course aims to cover spoken and written Korean at the advanced level over six 10-week terms. Advanced level vocabulary, reading and conversation are covered, with the accent on communication within a wide range of social and cultural topics. This course is a logical progression from our Korean upper intermediate level or a course of similar level.
The course will cover practical and social topics in spoken and written language. For instance, understanding radio programmes, preparing for formal meetings, and making presentations, and other activities requiring the ability to hold a discussion in Korean. It covers speaking, listening, reading and some writing skills. Class time is divided between reading and listening practice and teacher led discussions. Class size is normally limited to fifteen to allow close involvement.
Entry to the course is by assessment only. Applicants must contact the Language Centre to arrange for an assessment at least 2 weeks before the beginning of the term.
Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop email@example.com
Classes will be held at the Bloomsbury or Kings Cross Campus of SOAS in central London on one evening a week or Saturday daytime. Participants receive 20 hours of language tuition over a ten-week period (with additional weeks where public holidays displace a class session).
Language Centre How To Apply
You can enrol:
- online via our online store
- in person by filling out a form in the Language Centre
- by post by sending an Application Form (pdf; 39kb) to our office address
- Please read our Terms and Conditions before applying for a course
- We cannot accept cash payments under any circumstances
Not a complete beginner?
If you are not a complete beginner, you will need to complete an assessment for course placement, allowing us to decide which course is right for you.
To apply for an assessment please complete our Needs Analysis Form (pdf; 187kb) and send to the relevant email inbox where a Course Officer will contact you for scheduling.
Course Fees and Discounted Rates
An overview of our Short Course Fees and Discounted Rates.
If you are eligible for a discount, you will not be able to complete your transaction on the Online Store. You will need to bring a paper Application Form (pdf; 39kb) , including your Staff/Student card for us to make a copy of, after which we can process your application at the discounted rate.
If you are a returning student, you will have received a letter informing you of the procedures for rejoining prior to the start of the registration period. You can pay using any method indicated above. Returning students, if they are continuing onto the course indicated as the progression course, do not need to be assessed.