South Korea

We are a South Korea study visa consultants in Pakistan. South Korea is officially known as the Republic of South Korea. It is located in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. It shares a land border with North Korea and oversea borders with Japan and China. South Korea terrain is comprised mostly of mountains with some coastal plains, rolling hills, river basins, and valleys. It has a humid continental and subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. South Korea is a constitutional democracy state with a very high standard of living. As Asia's fourth largest economy it is one of the world's leading international financial centers.
Nicknamed the Land of the Morning Calm, South Korea is a unique blend of old and new, ancient and modern, nature and technology. You can experience a long historical landscape, full of natural beauty, with the plus side of seeing a major tech and entertainment hub in the city of Seoul.
These days, South Korea has achieved popularity among international students – and for good reason! There is a wide variety of universities and programmes for students everywhere to pursue their Master’s and Bachelor’s degree programmes. Plus, living and studying in South Korea is relatively inexpensive for most people. So, going to South Korea would ensure both stunning surroundings, interesting friends, and great value.

As one of the Asian tigers it has enjoyed rapid economic growth and avoided the worst effects of the recession of the post-2008 period. Unemployment is low and public services such as transport are cutting edge. The proportion on non-Koreans in the population is increasing rapidly. English is widely taught and spoken. There are 43 national and almost 180 private universities and universities. Undergraduate programmes normally last four years (six years for medicine and dentistry).
In 2010 there were 83,842 foreign students from 171 countries studying in South Korea. Compared with the US, Canada, and UK, Korea has lower tuition and living costs. International students do not have to pay higher fees and there are many scholarship programmes to assist international students financially.
The Korean government has recently announced substantial support and deregulation for foreign students in areas such as scholarships, dormitory provision, part time jobs, and employment after graduation.
Variety, that’s why! In South Korea you have not only an endless number of options for careers, activities, cuisine, and weekend trips; you also have plenty of university options to select from. In fact, just in South Korea alone, you can discover hundreds of university options, each offering different types of training, research, and instruction that will suit whatever you are looking for.
Based largely on an American education model, the universities in South Korea offer 4- year Bachelor’s degree programmes, with Master’s degrees giving you an additional 2-3 years of education. So there’s plenty of time to acquire necessary skills and knowledge before you’re tossed out there on the job market.

  • Most undergraduate degrees are four year courses and many are taught in English.
  • The academic year starts in March, but many universities admit new students twice a year, in March and September. The academic year is divided into two semesters, with a summer break from July to August, and winter break from December to February.
  • Generally, for applications by international students, the deadline for spring semester (March entry) is usually from September to November, and for autumn semester (September entry) from May to June. There is some variation between individual universities so check first.
  • Applicants may print out an application form and send it by mail or courier service or apply online if available.
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language should take TOEFL, IELTS or other acceptable English language tests to prove their English proficiency.

Documents to be prepared from Korea:

  • Original Educational Certificates/Degrees (Attested by HEC or Related Educational Board).
  • English Language Certificate.
  • Copies of Educational Certificates/Degrees.
  • Financial Affidavit (those who get scholarship in Korea  are not necessary to submit)
  • Those who get scholarship in Korea should provide Scholarship Letter/Financial
  • support Letter from University.
  • Statement of A/C of financial guarantee

Since the 2008–09 academic year, student visa holders in degree courses of more than one year's duration at tertiary institutions may take up short-term internships that are study/curriculum-related (and be arranged or endorsed by their university), and up to one year’s duration with no restriction on the nature of work, level of salary, location, number of working hours and employers.

  • Students may alternatively take up part-time on-campus employment for up to 20 hours per week throughout the year or summer jobs (1 June to 31 August) with no limit on work hours and location.
  • Graduates from a Hong Kong university may apply to stay or return to work.
  • Locations: Daejeon
  • Avg Tution Fee / Year: $ 9,500
  • Avg Accomodation / Year: $ 3,500
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