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Communication, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
Communication Studies from Seoul National University not only examines the communication between individuals or groups, but also explores production, distribution, proliferation of information and content through various mediums, and its resulting personal, social, political, and cultural changes both at home and abroad. 
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Overview

Communication at Seoul National University is an indispensable part of human life and a fundamental mechanism that creates, sustains, and develops a society. Every individual’s life, group, and organization operate in various dimensions of interaction. The interaction that follows within these dimensions is also in the scope of communication. From daily interactions to communal lifestyle, and even to the level of society as a whole, there isn’t a single social phenomenon that does not have an association with communication.

Career

The Department of Communication produced about 1000 graduates over the past 40 years. Out of the 983 people graduated, 24% of the graduates, based on 856 people whose career paths were identified, went on to press, and about 17% advanced to higher academics. 20% of graduates continued on to media related industries as well. All in all, about 62% of graduates went on to major related fields including academics and press.

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:

  • Media and Modern Society
  • Understanding Communication
  • Understanding Journalism
  • Image and Culture Analysis
  • Persuasive Communication

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

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Funding

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