HKOB0100EU KOR, Introduction to Korean Studies 1 (E22)

Volume 2022/2023
  • Curriculum for the BA programme 2019
  • Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Korean studies The 2019 Curriculum

This course is an interdisciplinary exploration of Korean culture from ancient times up to the opening of Korea in the 19th century with special focus on selected topics.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will build a robust knowledge fundament of Korean culture (focus up to 1900), including insights into multiple disciplines: history, literature, film, historiography, geography, anthropology, sociology...

2. Students will be able to write an academic essay, including:

- finding and critical reading of academic literature

- identifying and solving problems

- giving and receiving feedback

- asking questions (use the guest talks!)

Learning Outcome

BA 2019-curriculum:
Introduction to Korean Studies 1 (HKOB00921E)

BA Elective 2019-curriculum
Introduction to Korean Studies 1 (HKOB10101E)

  • Seth, Michael J.. 2016. A Concise History of Korea: From Antiquity to the Present. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Eckert, Carter J.. 1990. Lee, Ki-baik. Korea Old and New: a history. Seoul: Ilchogak.
  • Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say / I Say”: the Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.
  • Belcher, Wendy Laura. 2009. Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks. Los Angeles: Sage.
Mandatory classroom teaching with active participation from the students. The students will write a process-oriented essay during this course.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 150,25
  • Total
  • 206,25
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment