Master On Campus

Child Development and Family Studies

24 months
4660 EUR/year
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The Child Development and Family Studies program at Seoul National University focuses on human development across the life span and various aspects of family life. The program underscores both theoretical and applied approaches to the study of children and families.


Key Features

The graduate Child Development and Family Studies program at Seoul National University offers master’s degrees, PhDs, and combined master’s and doctoral degrees. The graduate program has two concentrations: child development and family studies. We conduct world-class research that contributes to solving practical problems and preventing problems by promoting the strengths of individuals and families and improving the quality of life through education, counseling, and policies.

The programs prepare students to become professionals in child development, child welfare, early childhood education and care, family research, family theory, gerontology, family policy, and family life education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Child Development
  • Child Development and Korean Culture
  • Development & Guidance of Special Children
  • Advanced Studies of Children’s Social Development & Education
  • Issues in Contemporary Families
  • Theory & Practice in Child Play

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Print out after completing online application
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from two different professors with stamp or signature on sealed envelope
  • Official Bachelor's Transcript and Degree or Graduation Certificate
  • Official Master's Transcript and Degree or Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of both parents' passports
  • Official document indicating parent-child relationship between the applicant and parents
  • Financial Certification
  • Additional materials required to applicants for programs in Fine Arts, Music, Physical Education, Music Education Major or Fine Arts Education Major

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4660 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2330 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • KRW 3,278,000

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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