This micro-credential provides an overview of the relationship between Australia and Korea. It outlines the history of
Australian-South Korean relations, and the geo-political and economic significance of this relationship, and provides a brief overview of Australia's relationship with North Korea. Upon completion, students will be able to describe the importance of
Australian-South Korean relations to both nations.
Upon successful completion, you'll receive:
- 2 PD Points, convertible to academic credit
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Delivery mode
Monday 7 June 2021 – Sunday 4 July, 2021
Monday 31 May, 2021
- 4 weeks
- Lecture: 4 x 15 minutes/week (asynchronous)
Seminar: 2 x 60 minutes
Personal Study: 11 hours/week
- Academic Lead
- Caleb Kelso-Marsh
- $550 inc. GST
- Critical information summary
- KOREM203 - Critical Information Summary (PDF, 110KB)
To develop an understanding of the history of Australian-South Korean relations.
To describe the geopolitical and economic significance of Australia-South Korea relationship.
How the Australia-Korea relationship can be applied to various problem-solving scenarios.
Why study this course?
- To comprehend Australia's political engagement with one of its major trading partners in the North-East Asia region.
- To develop an appreciation of the economic significance of Australian-Korean relations.
- To develop an understanding of the socio-cultural ties between Australia and Korea.
How does it work?
70% online written assessment and 30% participation in synchronous online seminars
What's next after this course?
- Future study
- Students can enrol in a further Korean Studies-related micro-credential course, such as KOREM101 or KOREM102
- Career outcomes
- This unit will benefit professionals engaged in policy or business in Korea, as well as students with an interest in the context of Korean Studies.