Are you creative, analytical and ambitious?
The School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies is looking for talented students who are interested in our MA courses in Asia Pacific Studies or North Korean Studies. The successful applicants will receive partial tuition fee waiver. The scholarship is open to any nationality.
There are six scholarships, each worth £3,450.
Those who do not have their BA classification yet should provide their final grade upon graduation.
Applications can be made in advance of results but any award will be conditional on the above requirements being met. Please note that this is a competitive scholarship.
To apply, please send an email including the confirmation receipt of your place in the course, your 500-word proposal for the MA dissertation and the name of at least one referee, to Dr Sojin Lim (SLim4@uclan.ac.uk).
The title of the email should be “[MA Scholarship] APS/NKS (delete as appropriate) your full name”.
Application deadline: 16 February 2020
TOPIK-Test of Proficiency in Korean at UCLan
UCLan will be providing Venue at UCLan for the 67th TOPIK Exam. Applications must be submitted before the 30 August 2019.
Test date: 16 November 2019
Places of Test:
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019
Associate Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies (Part-Time)
We are recruiting on lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies (Part-Time). Deadline is 4th August 2019.
Associate Lecturer in Korean Studies (Part-Time)
We are recruiting one lecturer in Korean Studies (Part-Time). Deadline is 4th August 2019.
Bill Skillend Prize 2019
The British Association of Korean Studies is extremely pleased to announce the Bill Skillend Prize 2019. A monetary Prize of £200 is to be awarded to any Undergraduate student submitting an outstanding dissertation/Final Project/Independent Study Project equivalent to 30 CATS/credits on any Korea-related topic not exceeding 12,000 words and no older than 4 months at the closing date.
Submission deadline is 31st August 2019.
Further information can be found on the Bill Skillend Prize Website.
Call for applications of IKSU Student Helpers for 2019 Lancashire Korea Festival
You are invited to apply for the IKSU Student Helper position for 2019 Lancashire Korea Festival.
As the Lancashire Korea Festival is going to be a huge event, we are recruiting 30 student helpers.
Student helpers must participate in the induction meeting, which will be held prior to the event.
Minimum wage rate will apply (induction is not included in working hours), and the Korea Cultural Centre in London will issue the student helper certificates.
2019 Lancashire Korea Festival
Festival Date: 28 September 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: Preston Guildhall
Time: 12.00 PM – 5.00 PM (tentative)
This event is funded by Cheonbuk Province in South Korea (전라북도청), in cooperation with the Korea Cultural Centre in London (한국문화원).
If you are interested in IKSU Student Helper position, please read the following carefully.
Application Submission Guideline:
1. For undergraduate students: enrolled in Korean language modules at UCLan
2. For postgraduate students: enrolled in MA North Korean Studies or PhD in Korean Studies at UCLan
Result Announcement: in August 2019
Call for applications of IKSU Buddy Programme for Korean exchange students
a) Current Year 1 students - enrolled in KO2001 for 2019/20 academic year
b) For current Year 2 students – only those who are not going to Study Abroad for 2019/20 academic year, and enrolled in KO3002
c) For current students in Korea for study abroad – enrolled in KO3001 for 2019/20 academic year
Application Submission Guideline:
Result Announcement: August 2019
The British Korean Veterans Association / Samsung Undergraduate Study Year Abroad Scholarship
The British Association for Korean Studies in cooperation with the Royal British Legion administers scholarships for undergraduate students following a course that requires a period of language study in Korea.
The scholarship is provided by the British Korean Veterans Association and the Samsung Corporation.
Deadline is 5 May 2019.
The British Korean Veterans Association through the Scholarship Committee of the British Association for Korean Studies is offering five £1,000 scholarships to undergraduate students on programmes of full-time academic study in which the study of the Korean language is an integral part of the programme, and which requires the student to spend a full academic session or part-session in Korea receiving intensive language tuition for the period of stay in Korea.
This scholarship is eligible to only UCLan, SOAS and Sheffield students.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity
UCLan IKSU welcomes Korea Foundation postdoctoral fellows. If you want to join us, please email to Dr Sojin Lim (SLim4@uclan.ac.uk).
You can apply for the Korea Foundation postdoctoral fellowship each year – in general, application deadline is in April.
A great scholarship opportunity for MA Asia Pacific Studies or MA North Korean Studies at UCLan
The Asia Pacific Institutes in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies is looking for talented students who are interested in our MA courses in Asia Pacific Studies and North Korean Studies. The successful applicant will receive a full tuition fee waiver.
To apply, please send an email including your undergraduate transcript (or predicted grade from appropriate referee), your 500-word plan for the MA dissertation and the name of at least one referee, to Dr Sojin Lim (SLim4@uclan.ac.uk). The title of the email should be “[MA Scholarship] APS/NKS (delete as appropriate) your full name”.
Application deadline: 8 July 2019
Postgraduate Study at UCLan
UCLan is looking to recruit a Graduate Intern to work at the Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP). The only eligibility is that you need to be a UCLan graduate.
Closing date is 31st January.
This year UCLan will be providing Venue at UCLan for the 63rd TOPIK Exam. Applications can be submitted between 2 - 25 January 2019.
Test date: 20 April 2019
Places of Test:
Application Period: 2 January – 25 January 2019
Lecturer Position in Korean Studies
We are recruiting one lecture in Korean Studies (Social Sciences).
Lecturer is equivalent to Assistant Professor outside UK and Commonwealth countries.
Deadline is 12 August 2018.
Lecturer Position in Asia Pacific Studies
We are recruiting two lecturer positions in Asia Pacific Studies. Deadline is 8 July 2018.
Associate Lecturer Position in Korean
We are recruiting two associate lecturer positions in Korean. Deadline is 8 July 2018.
Scholarship Opportunity for MA Asia Pacific Studies or MA North Korean Studies at UCLan
Are you creative, analytical and ambitious?
The School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies is looking for talented students who are interested in our MA courses in Asia Pacific Studies or North Korean Studies. One applicant will receive a full tuition fee waiver.
This opportunity is open to all current and former UCLan students graduating no later than July 2018 who want to continue their study at MA level with us. The scholarship is open to any nationality but will be given only at the Home/EU student rate.
Please note that this is a competitive scholarship.
To apply, please send an email including your undergraduate transcript, your 500-word plan for the MA dissertation and the name of at least one referee, to Dr Sojin Lim (SLim4@uclan.ac.uk). The title of the email should be “[MA Scholarship] APS/NKS (delete as appropriate) your full name”.
Application deadline: 9th July 2018
A Post-Doctoral Research Position in Korean Studies at our Partner Institution!
We are pleased to share a Post-Doctoral position opening in Korean Studies at our partner institution, the Oriental Institute (OI) of the Czech Academy of Sciences. More details.
If you have any enquiries, please contact Dr Tana Dluhosova (firstname.lastname@example.org), Project Coordinator of the Power research platform at the OI.
Great opportunities to be a part of UCLan student delegations in Korean Studies!
We are currently recruiting 2-3 volunteer student coordinators who will work for the Delegations for Dialogue (DFD) on the UCLan campus.
Delegations for Dialogue (DFD) is an NGO that organises travelling symposiums, fact-finding programs and sports & cultural diplomacy missions within important regions, often divided by conflict, with the aim of facilitating dialogue and promoting mutual understanding.
DFD provides future generations of leaders with the opportunity to engage directly with international affairs, particularly with issues related to North and South Koreas.
DFD also organises conferences and events locally within our growing network of university campus associations located around the world. Find out more about DFD.
For more details, please contact Dr Jihye Kim (email@example.com), Associate Lecturer at UCLan.
The International Institute of Korean Studies (IKSU) is welcoming prospect PhD candidates who will be involved in our policy research projects.
The role of the BBC on the Korean Peninsula: contact Dr Niki Alsford (NJPAlsford@uclan.ac.uk)
Marshall-like Plan to North Korea and its development: contact Dr Sojin Lim (SLim4@uclan.ac.uk)
Bill Skillend Prize
The British Association of Korean Studies (BAKS) is extremely pleased to announce the Bill Skillend Prize 2018.
This prize is awarded in commemoration of the late Professor Bill Skillend to an undergraduate student submitting an outstanding dissertation on a Korea-related topic. Professor Bill Skillend was a pioneer in the study of Korean language and literature and responsible for the introduction of its instruction in Britain.
In memory of the late Professor Bill Skillend, a sum of up to £200 is available as Prize money.
The competition is open to any undergraduate student based at British universities who would like to present for consideration a dissertation/Final Project/Independent Study Project equivalent to 30 CATS/credits on a Korea-related topic. The text should be typewritten, and not exceed 12,000 words.
For UCLan students, as we have 20 CATS or 40 CATS, BAKS is aware of our system, and thus you are still encouraged to submit regardless of the CAT score. In you submission, it would be helpful if you include a cover page detailing the CAT score and course title.
The submitted work should be no more than 4 months old at the closing date, and must be submitted as an electronic (pdf) version to Prof Hazel Smith firstname.lastname@example.org, and cc’ed to BAKS President, Charlotte Horlyck email@example.com
Submission deadline 31st August 2018
All undergraduate students studying at British universities are eligible to apply.