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English Language Education, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #37 (QS) ,
The primary focus of the English Language Education at Seoul National University is to cultivate leaders and experts in the field of English education.


The English Language Education graduate program from Seoul National University is designed to prepare graduates to take a leading role in the fields of English education, English language, and English literature and assume roles as experts in the interrelated areas of English education.


The successful graduates of English Language Education will assume their roles as teachers and leaders who actively participate in the field of English education. Those who are passionate in pursuing their intellectual goals as professionals can apply for graduate courses and further their academic career in the areas of English language, English literature and English education as researchers and specialists in the fields.

Programme Structure

  • The courses in the program are based on major academic achievements in the studies of English Language, English Literature and English Education.
  • The courses encompass concepts, principles and theories of English education and a general background in English language and English literature, with a special focus on foreign language education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2777 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2777 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2777 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2777 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
KRW 3,278,000

Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

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