Global Education Cooperation

Seoul National University

24 months
5598 USD/year
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The Global Education Cooperation program from Seoul National University prepares professionals in the field of international development studies with the focus on education. Their expertise will be focused on achieving quality education for all (EFA) and employing learning networks to help mitigate global poverty. 


This Global Education Cooperation program from Seoul National University program will provide educated specialists who embody social, moral, and cultural attitudes toward the global development and local communities. The program also acknowledges the critical role education plays in economic, social and political development of less-developed and developing countries around the world. Korea's own spectacular economic growth and development was heavily indebted to its focus on education.

The lessons and experiences of Korean modern education system and its impact on the Korean economic development may serve as a global model. The program seeks to impart and to globalize the Korean educational development model for diverse learning environments in differing cultures, especially in less-developed and developing countries. 

The curriculum emphasizes the analytical review of theoretical perspectives and research and actual participation in field works and internships. 

The program brings together diverse disciplines and experts to develop knowledge and skills to design and to implement educational programs to meet the varying needs around the world. International education scholars, advocates, and specialists will be part of the program to support and to provide invaluable insights and experiences to our prospective students.


Upon graduation from the program, prospective students may pursue a career with international agencies such as UN and its affiliated organizations, the World Bank, ADB, AfDB, OECD, and ADEA. Or they may pursue careers with NGOs and Civil Society domains. 

Whatever career path the student chooses, student will emerge from the program as a specialist and a leader in international development in education with social, moral, and cultural understanding and its global implications.

Programme Structure

  • The program brings together diverse disciplines and experts to develop knowledge and skills to design and to implement educational programs to meet the varying needs around the world.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    5598 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2799 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

KRW 3,278,000


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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