- Korea University (or KU) was founded in 1905 as Bosung College by Lee Yong-Ik, Treasurer of the Royal Household.
- The college was named Korea University in August 1946.
- It is regarded as one of the oldest higher educational institutions in South Korea.
- In 2005, KU celebrated its 100th anniversary.
- Applicants are requested to submit required documents by post. Note that emailed copies are not allowed.
- Also the completed application should include essays, a study plan, records of academic achievements in secondary or post-secondary education, and other supporting documents, e.g. Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK), and for English courses TOEFL, TEPS, and IELTS scores.
- Applicants should submit their application between 22 April and 26 April for autumn intake.
- The tuition fees for postgraduate and doctoral programmes (2013) range from £3,472 to £5,662 per semester.
Bursaries and Scholarships
KU’s scholarships for master and doctoral programmes are divided to the following three types:
- Foreign Student Scholarship A: 100% of entrance fee and tuition fee.
- Foreign Student Scholarship B: 60% of entrance fee and tuition fee.
- Foreign Student Scholarship C: 75% of tuition fee.
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