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Full-time Course

Korean Language + K-WAVE Convergence Course

Korean Language + K-WAVE Convergence Course

It is a special program designed for foreigners to learn Korean Language. It is unique and different from all the other Korean Language programs offered by different institutions.

Competitiveness of our program
Teaching Faculty & Educational Goals
Class Placement & Course Completion Criteria
Korean Language + K-WAVE Convergence Course Class Placement & Course Completion Criteria
Class Placement Students are placed into appropriate classes based on their Korean language ability which is evaluated through a placement test, their nationality, and their gender. There are about 15 students in each class.
Level Over 80% (criteria for course completion and visa extension)
Completion Criteria

- Must achieve a 60 point or higher average score and an 80% or higher attendance rate

- Must take a reexamination if the scores for any two of the following areas, i.e. speaking, listening, writing, and reading, are below 60

Attendance Over 80% (criteria for course completion and visa extension)
Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar
Academic
Year
Semester Course Duration Acceptance and
Registration Period
Class Placement
Test
2019 Spring Semester 2019.03.11 ~ 2019.05.17 (10 weeks) 2018.11.19 ~ 2018.12.28 2019.03.05
Summer Semester 2019.06.10 ~ 2019.08.16 (10 weeks) 2019.03.18 ~ 2019.04.20 2019.06.04
Fall Semester 2019.09.09 ~ 2019.11.20 (10 weeks) 2019.06.17 ~ 2019.07.19 2019.09.03
Winter Semester 2019.12.09 ~ 2020.02.14 (10 weeks) 2019.09.16 ~ 2019.10.18 2019.12.03

Semester dates are subjected to change. Please refer to the website for more information.

Course Duration: 10 weeks (200 hours) / Class Schedule: Monday to Friday / Class Hours: 4 hours daily (09:30 to 12:50)

Cultural experiential program is conducted for 4 to 8 hours per session and will be counted towards attendance. (Cultural experience day will be announced at the start of the semester)

Class Schedule
Korean Language + K-WAVE Convergence Course Class Schedule
Class Period Class Time
Period 1 09:00 ~ 09:50
Period 2 10:00 ~ 10:50
Period 3 11:00 ~ 11:50
Period 4 12:00 ~ 12:50
Admission Process
K-WAVE Korean Language Center Admission Process
Applicants of Chinese Nationality (Chinese) Applicants of Other Nationalities (Except Chinese)

Submission of application documents (Applicant→KLEC)Application documents download

Document screening and interview (KLEC)

Notification of acceptance (KLEC→Applicant)

Application for confirmation of visa issuance(visa number)(KLEC→Immigration office in Korea) (takes 4 to 5 weeks)

Visa approval and assignment of visa number (Immigration office→KLEC)

Payment of tuition (Applicant→KLEC designated account)

Notification of VISA number (KLEC→Applicant)

VISA Application (Applicant→Korean consulate / embassy in China)

Entry into Korea (Applicant→Incheon International Airport)

Sitting for placement test (applicant)

Entrance ceremony, start of classes (KLEC classroom))

Submission of application documents (Applicant→KLEC)Application documents Download

Document screening and interview (KLEC)

Notification of acceptance (KLEC→Applicant)

Payment of tuition (Applicant→KLEC designated account)

Issuance of standard admission letter (KLEC→Applicant)

VISA Application (Applicant→ Korean consulate in home country)

Entry into Korea (Applicant→Incheon International Airport)

Sitting for placement test (Applicant )

Entrance ceremony, start of classes (KLEC classroom)

Application
Application
Category Details Remarks
Application Period

Spring Semester : 2018.11.19 ~ 2018.12.28

Summer Semester : 2019.03.18 ~ 2019.04.20

Fall Semester : 2019.06.17 ~ 2019.07.19

Winter Semester : 2019.09.16 ~ 2019.10.18

1 Year Full-time Course
Submit Documents By

E-mail or postal mail / FAX

Original copies of documents must be sent by postal mail
Submit Documents To

Address: K-WAVE Korean Language Education Center,
Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts, 47, Dongayedae-gil, Jinchon-ri, Samjuk-myeon, Anseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea 17516

E-mail : ydwoon@dima.ac.kr

FAX : +82-31-670-6558

Enquiries

TEL : +82-31-670-6556, 6557

Documents for Submission
Documents for Submission
Applicants of Chinese Nationality (Chinese) Applicants of Other Nationalities (Except Chinese)

One set of application formsDownload application forms
(to include self introduction, study plan, and tuition payment plan)

One set of application formsDownload application forms
(to include self introduction, study plan, and tuition payment plan)

Two copies of passport

Two copies of passport

Two passport-sized photos (white background, 3.5cm x 4.5cm, taken within the last 3 months)

Two passport-sized photos (white background, 3.5cm x 4.5cm, taken within the last 3 months)

Academic credentials

Academic credentials required documents and information
High School Graduate Original and notarized copies of high school transcript + graduation certificate (must be original copies of APOSTILLE or consular verified documents)
College Graduate or Undergraduate

1) Original and notarized copies of high school transcript + graduation certificate (must be original copies of APOSTILLE or consular verified documents)

2) Original and notarized copies of college transcripts + graduation certificate or proof of enrollment (must be original copies of APOSTILLE or consular verified documents)

Applicants from some countries such as Mongolia, Russia and Uzbekistan, etc. must submit two sets of APOSTILLE verification.

Chinese students must submit one original copy of the Chinese Ministry of Education academic credential verification report.
( http://www.chsi.com.cn, http://www.cdgdc.edu.cn )

Original certificate of bank balance belonging to the applicant or his / her parents (please indicate the bank's telephone number (branch office) and the name of the person-in-charge)

Applicants from China: RMB 70,000 or more (issued within 2 weeks of the deadline for document submission, to be freezed for 9 months)

Original certificate of bank balance belonging to the applicant or his / her parents (please indicate the bank's telephone number (branch office) and the name of the person-in-charge)

Other countries except China: more than USD 11,000 (to be issued within 2 weeks of the deadline for document submission)

Original copies of the applicant's or his / her parent's certificate of employment, proof of income and other documents that may verify proof of ownership (annual income certificate, tax payment certificate, property deeds, etc.)

Original copies of the applicant's or his / her parent's certificate of employment, proof of income and other documents that may verify proof of ownership (annual income certificate, tax payment certificate, property deeds, etc.)

Family Relation Certificate

  • - Family household register with all family members indicated (original copy, to be returned later)
  • - Resident ID card copies of all family members (as indicated on the family household register)

Original or notarized copy of family relation certificate

  • - Notarized copy of family relation certificate or birth certificate

Letter of Sponsorship / GuaranteeDownload Letter of Sponsorship / Guarantee
Notarized copy and related documents (to be submitted on request)

Letter of Sponsorship / GuaranteeDownload Letter of Sponsorship / Guarantee
Notarized copy and related documents (to be submitted on request)

The above-listed documents for submission is the standard requirement. Documents to be submitted may vary for different countries.

Additional documents may be requested during the screening process. Submitted documents will not be returned.

Documents in languages other than Korean or English should be translated and notarized.

Applicants (from China) are required to submit original copies of their graduation certificate and family household register. If all family members are not registered under a single family register, proof of family relation (notarized) must be submitted separately.

Tuition Fees & Payment Methods
Tuition Fees & Payment Methods
Tuition, etc.
  • Tuition fee/ year: KRW 4,800,000
  • Dormitory / 6 months: KRW 960,000
  • Insurance/ year: KRW 200,000
  • Admission fee / application fee: KRW 50,000 (non-refundable)
  • OT fee/1 time: KRW 100,000
  • Textbook fees: KRW 200,000 (once a year)
Payment of tuition fees

Once you have submitted your admission documents, you will be required to deposit your tuition and other fees into your virtual account issued by the institution.

The amount and method of payment will be given upon the applicants successful admittance.

You must make a deposit under your name within the period of time given. The registration fee must be converted and exchanged into KRW (Korean Currency).

We can not be held liable for the refund of the deposit fee if the visa is denied. Applicants will be liable for the fees upon denial of visa.

Other Fees

- Foreigner registration fee: KRW 30,000

Other fees except tuition may be paid in cash after entering Korea.

Other Information

International Student Insurance

We recommend you apply for international student insurance in your home country before entering Korea. Students who have not applied for international student insurance in their home country must apply for it after entering Korea.

  • - Annual insurance premium is approximately KRW 200,000 (depending on the type of insurance product)
  • - You may be entitled to healthcare benefits according to the terms and conditions of the insurance company during the policy period.
  • - Does not apply to chronic conditions or severe illness, etc.

Scholarship

Scholarship Information
Type Scholarship Details
Academic Scholarship

- Selection among students with a grade A (90 points) or higher for all subjects and a 90% or higher attendance rate (300,000 won / semester)

Other Scholarships

- Scholarship for excellence in learning: selection among students who have shown outstanding performance in supplementary learning activities and project work (a few beneficiaries each semester)

- Merit Scholarship: selection among students who have contributed to the development of K-WAVE Korean Language Education Center, and students who have won awards at external competitions or events (a few beneficiaries each semester)

Scholarship payments may vary according to the number of student beneficiaries and the school's state of affairs.

Cultural Experiential Program

A Korean culture experience program will be held once or twice every semester (various cultural experiential learning activities such as visits to the Korean Folk Village, Gyeongbokgung Palace, amusement park, as well as K-wave related performances and events)

Refund Policy

Refund Policy
Reason for refund Refund details
Application for refund before commencement of the semester Full tuition fee refund
Application for refund within one week of commencement of the semester 70% tuition fee refund
Application for refund after one week of commencement of the semester No tuition fee refund

Remittance fee will be borne by students and admission fee is non-refundable

Refunds are only possible with the submission of supporting documents such as the refund application form, original admission letter, statement of reasons for visa rejection, certificate of acceptance, and certificate of expected enrollment, etc. (Download the refund application form)

Tuition fee will not be refunded if the use of forged or counterfeit documents for submission is discovered during the screening of documents.