Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Korea in a Global Context

Hanyang University

This online course explored South Korea’s foreign and security policy, and the global political conditions Korea is facing.

6 weeks, 3 hours per week

Yong-Soo Eun

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies

Hanyang University


Learning outcomes

  • In-depth knowledge of at least one topic within the field of International Relations (IR)
  • An empirical appreciation of the key contemporary issues at stake in international relations, in particular in the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region
  • A theoretical appreciation of why states behave as they do in global politics
  • Critical skills to appreciate scholarly writings on foreign policy and international politics


  • Explore what challenges and opportunities South Korea faces and critically analyse how regional and global politics would affect (and would be affected by) South Korea’s external behaviour.
  • Why does the United States continue to deeply engage in Asia?
  • What does China want in Asia?
  • How likely is a conflict between Japan and China to occur?
  • How should we deal with Pyongyang’s growing nuclear and missile threats?
  • Can South Korea, as a ‘Middle power’ play a significant role in terms of bringing about peace and stability in Asia?

Issued on 17th January 2022

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Free online course:

Korea in a Global Context

Hanyang University