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International Relations, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
International Relations major from Seoul National University aims to foster professional intellects to recognize and analyze the essence of international politics and lead Korea in the rapidly changing world order. 
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Overview

The Major in International Relations from Seoul National University, therefore, focuses on providing students with an insight into the relations among individuals, societies, and the international system through a curriculum that cultivates not only the knowledge of general social sciences and traditional international politics, but also the skill of scientific research and analysis of international political economy, diplomacy, military, and culture.

Career

International Relations Major graduates move onto play central roles in various fields, contributing their extraordinary ability to developing the different sectors of society. Generally, the graduates enter fields like the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Academia, Media, Politics, Law, Business, and Finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diplomatic History of Korea
  • International Political Thought
  • Intro to the History of International Relations
  • Chinese Foreign Policy
  • America in World Politics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Counselor Reference
  • Official Highschool Transcript and Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of Both Parents' Passport
  • Official Document Indication parent-child relationship between the applicant and his or her parents
  • Financial Certification
  • Portfolio, Records of Achievement
  • Proof of Language Proficiency
  • Agreement for Verification of Academic Record

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2052 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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KRW 2,442,000

Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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