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Study Abroad in South Korea

CUNY Brooklyn College’s Media Production and Cultural Studies in South Korea will provide students the opportunity to work in a great range of production techniques and tools of the medium, including, electronic media production theory, shooting on-location, computers, graphics, audio and post production. Studying abroad in Korea will give students a new canvas to produce their films in a Korean setting. In addition, students will have the opportunity to take a 3-day side trip to Tokyo. Students will not only explore the diversity of South Korea but also be able to document and create a story of their experience.

Program Dates

July 10 – July 31, 2018


Accepting applications until all spots are filled!


When is it?


July 10 – July 31, 2018

What class is offered?


TVRA 3841: Multimedia Design and Production

TVRA 7736X: Television Program Directing

How much does it cost?


Program fee is $2,152 (Airfare not included). Scholarships and grants available to all students.

How Do I Apply?


CLICK HERE TO APPLY and check out the FAQ section below or contact Professor Young Cheong via email:

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It's an awarding experience you do not want to miss!

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Highlights of the Trip

sask2016_mbc-celebrityVisit popular Korean TV networks and have a chance to be on set of a live filming of a K-Drama.

sask2016_mbc-tour50Students will also have the opportunity to attend live K-Pop events and meet Korean celebrities.

IMG_5913Experience the traditional aspects of Korea by visiting the 2,000 year old city of Gyeongju.

IMG_5972Make friends with locals and experience life as a Korean student through authentic Korean cuisine and enjoy the social life in Korea.

Shop like a local at districts such as Myeongdong and Dongdaemun.

Live on campus with 24 hour security with dorms that have free wifi and private bathroom.

S-Korea-Jeju-Jeju-Do-Beach-copyIn addition, students will have the opportunity to take a 3-day side trip to Jeju-Do or Tokyo.

SASK_Production_Class_04Students will not only explore the diversity of the culture but will have a chance to document and create a story of their experience.

IMG_5678An experience of a lifetime, for any student!




Who can I contact if I have questions?

Program Director: Professor Young Cheong



I’m a college student but I don’t attend Brooklyn College. Can I still apply?

The study abroad program is made available to all college students in the US.


When is the deadline to apply?

The deadline is March 15th but we are accepting applications until all spots are filled.


What if I don’t have enough money for this trip?

Financial aid and scholarships are available for all students to apply. Most scholarships and grants will cover majority of the cost for the program. For more info on financial aid and scholarships, visit:


When is the deadline to pay the fee?

Program Fee Payment Schedule:

If you are not accepted to the program, the initial deposit of $300 will be returned.


Are there any pre-requisite courses required to take TVRA 3841 Multimedia Production and Design? Can I still join the program?

Usually yes, BUT students who take this class as a part of the Study Abroad in South Korea program will have the pre-requisite classes waived.

How can I stay up to date with the program announcements and deadlines?

We have many info sessions throughout the year, follow us on Instagram and like us on Facebook for all the details!

Since the program fee does not cover the cost of the international airfare, how do I buy the ticket?

Upon acceptance, the Program Director will set up group airfare, you will be given the contact information of the travel agent to go forward with purchasing the ticket.

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