History Education, M.A. | Korea University | Seoul, South Korea
24 months
7508 USD/year
7508 USD/year
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The History Education program, at Korea University aims to train competent history teachers, history education experts, and historians, and aims to develop the necessary knowledge for history education and history, as well as research and execution skills.


Currently, many graduates from the History Education program are in charge of middle and high school history education as in-service teachers, and many students go on to graduate school and spread their will to study. In addition, he is actively engaged in various fields such as research institutes, museums, corporations, and media in each field based on his historical awareness and educator qualities.

About the Program

The Department of History Education, Korea University College of Education, was established in 1983 with the approval of the Ministry of Education for the purpose of nurturing excellent history teachers and talents.Since receiving the first freshman student in 1984, he has been active as a leader in Korean history education. The contents necessary for history education, ranging from the general history of history theory, Korean history, Eastern history, Western history, etc. are educating faithfully. Meanwhile, in addition to regular classes, regular field trips are held twice a year in the spring and fall to nurture the qualifications of a preliminary history teacher in the real history field. In addition, through the study of history at the university, it is intended to cultivate the qualities of a historian with the correct historical consciousness required by our society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Korean Cultural History
  • Theory of Learning Korean History
  • Japanese ancient history
  • Western ancient history
  • Western modern history
  • Korean modern history

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must complete regular primary and secondary education, equivalent to Grades 1 to 12 in the Korean education system, either in Korea or overseas. 
  • Completion of qualification examinations and programs such as GED, homeschooling, online courses, or language schools, and so on from the level of primary, secondary to higher education are not regarded as equivalent to a regular academic school curriculum.
  •  Official language proficiency test result (TOEFL, IELTS Academic, HSK, JLPT, JPT, DELF, DALF, TOPIK, etc.) - Standardized international admissions qualifications tests (ACT, A-level, AP, IB, SAT, 高考, etc.) -
  •  National certificate of technical qualification, state certified qualification, etc. - 
  • Documents issued during and by a high school/university: prize conferred by high school/university for activities carried out at high school/university

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3754 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3754 USD per semester during 24 months.

4.964.000 KRW

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.


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