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Child Development and Family Studies

48 months
3734 USD/year
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The Child Development and Family Studies major from Seoul National University focuses on human development across the life span and the ecology of family. The program underscores both theoretical and applied approaches to the study of children and family.


Key Features

The Child Development and Family Studies major from Seoul National University offers coursework on child development, child welfare, child coun-seling, family policy, family relations, aging families, and family counseling. It also provides stu-dents a practicum opportunity at the SNU Child Educare & Research Center, the Gwanak-gu Healthy Family Support Center and the Gwanak-gu Multicultural Family Support Center.

The graduate program, offering both master’s and doctoral degrees, focuses on research and methodology relating to child development and family dynamics. Students will be prepared to be-come professionals in the field of child development, child welfare, early childhood education and care, family counseling and education, gerontology, family intervention and policy


Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Childhood Educare
  • Curricular Activities in Early Childhood Educare
  • Health Education for Young Children
  • Children's Language Development
  • Practice of Child Play
  • Development and evaluation of Early Childhood Educare
  • Child Welfare
  • Adolescent Development and Guidance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


130 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3734 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1867 USD per semester during 48 months.

KRW 2,442,000

Living costs for Seoul

1853935 - 1761654 KRW /month
Living costs

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


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