HC Deb 20 December 1989 vol 164 c250W
Mr. Neil Thorne

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) how many British universities have Korean language departments; which they are; and how many(a) first degree and (b) postgraduates they produced in 1988;

(2) how many British universities teach Korean subjects; which universities they are; and what are the subjects they teach.

Mr. Jackson

Several institutions offer oriental language and area studies, although none has a separate Korean department. The School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) offers Korean as half of a joint first degree and, like the university of Sheffield, offers Korean at post-graduate level and as a subsidiary subject in a first degree. Centrally available figures are not sufficiently disaggregated to show the number of such first or post-graduate degrees awarded.

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