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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
Psychology from Seoul National University is the scientific study of the human mind and behavior in many different domains of the sciences. Fields of study in psychology include; human cognition, emotion, and personality including the biological mechanisms and development processes, in addition to social, abnormal, and organizational behaviors.
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Overview

While Art, Religion, and Humanities research on human beings with intuitive and technical methods, Psychology from Seoul National University studies the human mind and behavior with an experimental method, which involves scientific research methodologies. Moreover, Sociology, Economics, and diverse fields in Social Science try to understand human beings within a social context, culture or social structure, and etc. Psychology focuses on various factors surrounding the autonomous Human.

About Psychology Department

At Seoul National University, the Department of Psychology is under the College of Social Sciences. The area of Psychology is broad, that can be extended to Social Science, Natural Science, and Humanities. Besides, due to the nature of Psychology, which investigates human minds and behaviors, various and broad topics can be discussed.

Psychology is divided into basic and applied psychology. Basic psychology focuses on general psychological mechanisms: cognition, learning, perception, language, psychometry, biology, personality, sociality, development, and etc. Applied psychology encompasses; counseling/ clinical, industrial/organizational, consumer, advertisement, health, and crime psychologies which aim for the practical use, understanding, and application in society.

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:

  • Psychology: Understanding of Human Mind
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology and Lab.

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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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

    4504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2252 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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KRW 2,679,000

Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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