Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
MPAS2137 Transformations of Korean Society (*) 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Asian Studies
MDP in Asian Studies
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.

Learning outcomes

Students will become familiar with the key developments and changes of the Korean society and the main ideas, concepts, and categories of contemporary Korean culture.

General description

The course begins with an overview of the preindustrial Chosôn-era society, and approaches contemporary Korea through institutions and phenomena such as family and kinship, religion, societal and economic change, modernization, and civil society.


Please see the latest information on the CEAS Study Leaflet regarding starting dates.

Teacher responsible

Jeong Im Hyun


16-Sep-2015 – 2-Dec-2015
Lectures 24 h
Autumn 2015
Wed 16-Sep-2015 - 2-Dec-2015 weekly at 14.15-16.00, CEAS

Evaluation criteria

Lectures, reading and writing assignments and final essay.

Further information

List of readings will be provided before the course.