Korea has emerged as one of the most important countries in Asia, with a unique cultural tradition and rapid development over the past 50 years. Today Korea’s dynamic and vibrant culture attracts global attention.

Korea is one of New Zealand's major trade partners. There are other links between Korea and New Zealand, with a large community of Korean immigrants in New Zealand, and New Zealanders working in South Korea.

Korean and your career

Graduates in Korean have careers in international organisations, NGOs, the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and other areas of government. You might also work for a multinational company or a New Zealand company in Asia, or within New Zealand's Asian communities.

Study options in Korean

Korean is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and is taught by the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics.

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