Gyeongnam’s national flagship university representing Korea
he School has built its own curricula covering public administration, law, economy, psychology, and social welfare with faculty experts in each area.
Communication with the graduates about their field experiences working in the different areas enables students to broaden their experiences and thinking.
The duration of study at the Graduate School is 2 years and 6 months ( 5 terms), and classes are held on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Since 2006, the School has operated a “No Thesis Degree System” for students to obtain a master’s degree without submitting a thesis.
Many talented people of the region apply to the School for the opportunity to enhance their expertise, attend classes given by professors who are experts in each area, and connect with classmates and alumni who are working in various fields in the local community.
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The Department is focused on teaching the theories of public administration including personnel management system and organization and their practical applications. Also, the Department assists students in cultivating their analytical thinking and ability skills to apply the knowledge gained from their studies to practical works such as policy analyses and evaluations based on an understanding of the policy procedure theories.
The Department is focused on local residents realizing the principle of making their own decisions and taking responsibility for their own problems in their daily lives based on the spirit of democracy.
With the revitalization of local autonomy, the concerns and activities of local civic groups are continuously expanding. In order to meet current requirements, the Department provides education that overlooks civil society as a whole, focusing on giving opportunities to students to form networks.
A law as a norm can get its vitality only when it is applied to specific cases, and the Department aims at securing the concept of law by combining legal theory and practice. works.
The Department deals with personnel selection, placement, training, and evaluation. It also incorporates organizational psychology, which deals with leadership, work motivation, job satisfaction, communication, labor-management relations, and organizational development, as well as machine and work facilities. Students study the psychology of consumerism and advertising, which considers the human factors in engineering psychology, consumer behaviorism, and the applications of pyschological principles to advertising.
The Department aims at proposing solutions based on the investigation of social problems and social risks. Social welfare studies are classified into policy areas and methodologies according to the target of intervention. The field of policy studies the macro-social environment, its policies, and institutions that surround the people. Social insurance and public assistance systems are representative research areas in the policy field.