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Craft, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
Department of Crafts from Seoul National University researches numerous contemporary objects and jewelry. Reflecting the virtues and experiences of contemporaries, our program is actively involved in the process of production and realization.
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Through this Craft program from Seoul National University, students experiment with the crafts’ cultural potential of today, transcending both tradition and contemporaneity. To this end, our department places the goal of our education on encouraging an unique and progressive spirit towards the field of crafts. 

Learning outcomes

In the first year, students experience various plastic art practices, enabling them to acquire conative understanding and practice on plastic arts with a focus on developing individual and overall expression capability, thus enriching their experiences. From sophomore to senior year, students are required to heighten their unique expression capability based on more experimental and creative ideas. 

Through this process, the Department of Crafts ultimately leads its students to recognize the zeal to the value of manual works, cultivates this faith, and aims to train creative craftspeople capable of actively coping with complex social structure and vast industrial growth.

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:

  • Crafts and Culture
  • Theory of Modern Crafts
  • Woodworking
  • Materials and Methods in Crafts and Design Education
  • Training in Design, Craft Education Theory and Essay

English Language Requirements

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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

    6142 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3071 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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KRW 3,653,000

Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

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