Korea and Its Neighbours
This micro-credential provides an overview of Korea's relations with other nations. It outlines the impact of historical events such as the Japanese colonial occupation, the US Army Military Government in Korea, the Korean War, and Korea's ongoing engagement with other nations. Upon completion, students will be able to evaluate how historical events continue to inform Korean politics, society, and international relations.
Upon successful completion, you'll receive:
- 2 PD Points, convertible to academic credit
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Delivery mode
Monday 19 July – Sunday 15 August, 2021
Monday 12 July, 2021
- 4 weeks
- Lecture: 4 x 15 minutes/week (asynchronous)
Seminar: 2 x 60 minutes
Personal Study: 11 hours/week
- Academic Lead
- Caleb Kelso-Marsh
- $550 inc. GST
- Critical information summary
- KOREM201 – Critical information summary [PDF, 71.2KB]
To develop an understanding of the historical events that have impacted the development of Korea's international relations.
To critically analyse how past historical events continue to influence contemporary Korean diplomatic relations
How Korea's internal relations can be applied to various problem-solving scenarios.
Why study this course?
- To develop an understanding of the relationship between Korea and its regional neighbours.
- To develop an understanding of the relationship between Korea and the US.
- To develop an understanding of inter-Korea relations.
How does it work?
70% 1000-word reflection paper and 30% participation
What's next after this course?
- Future study
- Students can enrol in a further Korean Studies-related micro-credential course such as KOREM102 or KOREM103.
- Career outcomes
- This unit will be of benefit to professionals working in or with Korean partner institutions or companies, as well as to
students interested in the context of Korean Studies.