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Consumer Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
The Consumer Science major from Seoul National University focuses on improving the quality of life for consumers. This is ac-complished through recognizing the importance of roles that individual and household consumers play in the market economy.
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Overview

Through the Consumer Science program from Seoul National University, students are trained to understand the con-sumer decision-making process and rational and effective resource acquisition and management strategies. Students also gain a foundation to provide diverse solutions for problems encountered by consumers in the market.

The Department of Consumer Science offers both master’s and doctoral programs that can prepare students to significantly and positively impact the consumers within our global economy.

Career

After completing the program, graduates are prepared to assume leadership roles in either governmental or private sectors, including corporate planning, advertising, marketing and consumer affairs. Others pursue employment in media, such as newspaper and broadcasting companies, or research institutions.

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:

  • Intro to Consumer Studies
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Human Development and the Family
  • Consumerism
  • Family Resource Management
  • Culture and Consumption

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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