Study Abroad destinations
Sookmyung Women's University
Seoul, South Korea
What you can study
|Course||When you can study|
|Korean, TESOL and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
|Korean, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
Choosing your modules
Please see the Sookmyung Womens University Module catalogue for more information.
The academic year is split into 2 semesters:
- Semester 1: Beginning of September to mid February (approximate dates)
- Semester 2: Beginning of March to late June (approximate dates)
Visit the Sookmyung Women's University website for a full list of academic dates.
There is a range of accommodation options available at the Sookmyung Women's University.
For more information visit the Sookmyung Women's University housing pages.
Costs and visas
Funding is available to help you with study abroad costs. Please see our Funding page for more details.
This information is about additional costs of studying at this host university. Please be aware that prices are subject to change, and the list may not be exhaustive.
We recommend looking at the host website, as well as entry requirements for the country, to get a full understanding of the costs involved.
Students are required to pay into the National Health Insurance of Korea (NHIK). The cost of this (based on June 2022) is 55,630 KRW per month.
Students have to purchase an Alien Registration Card within 90 days of arrival into South Korea, which costs 30,000 KRW.
Some courses may require additional costs for materials etc. This information will be given to students, with a payment timeline, on arrival.
Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.
You will be provided with your guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa. Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed guidance regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes.
If you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.