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Dongseo University International College

The sole institution of its kind within Korean universities, the International College distinguishes itself by delivering all of its program courses exclusively in English. Its academic offerings span diverse fields such as Global Business Administration, Korean Language and Business, Computer Science, Game Development, Animation, Film and Visual Effects, and Digital Design. Additionally, the college provides a liberal arts program that encompasses Korean language courses.

Dedicated to staying at the forefront of academic excellence, the International College consistently updates its curricula to align with the latest developments in key academic disciplines. To achieve this, the college recruits top-tier faculty members from both Korea and around the world, ensuring that its international students are well-prepared to navigate the competitive global workforce of today.

Beyond academic pursuits, the International College places a strong emphasis on leadership and character development through a range of non-academic programs. Tailored to the unique needs of international students, these programs facilitate personal growth, development, and self-challenge. Furthermore, they foster socialization between international students and their local counterparts at DSU, contributing to a rich and inclusive educational experience.

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Study Duration

4 years

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Private

Programmes Overview

Game Development

International College's Game Development Department offers 4 major concentrations, creating paths that match studies with specific career paths. Courses ensure a blend of wide-ranging knowledge and targeted skills, boosting career paths by connecting academic expertise with professional aspirations, ensuring a smooth transition from student to industry professional.

Career Tracks:

  • 2D Client Track: This intensive track includes the essential subjects required for producing 2D games Through this course, students will learn how to plan 2D games and program UI, graphics, animation, effects, sounds, mechanics, and gameplay that makeup 2D game clients using production tools. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Fundamentals of Game Programming​

    • Game Design

    • 2D Game Programming

    • Programming Method

    • Game Project

  • 3D Client Track: This intensive track includes the essential subjects needed to create 3D games. Through this track, students will have the ability to program UI, graphics, animation, effects, sound, mechanics, and gameplay that make up 3D game clients using production tools. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Fundamentals of Game Programming​

    • Game Tool Programming

    • Computer Graphics Programming

    • 3D Game Programming

    • Using Engine Game

  • Game AI Track: Through this track, including the essential subjects required to produce game AI. Students will acquire technical methods for constructing game AI and the programming ability to combine artificial neural networks with games to solve given problems. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Fundamentals of Game Programming​

    • Linear Algebra

    • Computer Architecture

    • Artificial Intelligence Programming

    • Operating System

  • Game Server Track: Game Server programming is the creation and management of backend systems for online multiplayer games. It involves networking, synchronization, and security to enable smooth player interactions. Students will acquire the ability to program the design of game servers and the technical elements that make up game servers using production tools. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Fundamentals of Game Programming​

    • Game Algorithm

    • Database Design

    • Computer Network

    • Game Server Programming

Computer Science

In the contemporary digital landscape, computer science is pivotal in advancing diverse sectors, including business, science, education and entertainment. The Department of Computer Science at the International College is dedicated to cultivating proficient professionals for the 21st century. The curriculum within this department offers a robust foundation in computing fundamentals, programming, algorithms, data structures, and more.

The curriculum features specialised courses in emerging fields such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing and cybersecurity. These courses serve to deepen students' knowledge, addressing the industry's demand dor adept IT personnel while bolstering its competitive edge. Students will learn related subjects such as:

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  • Data Structure and Algorithm

  • Web Programming

  • Computer Network Programming

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Cloud Computing

Korean Language and Business

The International College's Korean Language and Business department offers major concentration pathways that align students' studies with distinct career trajectories. These courses are designed to enable studnets to focus on specific area of expertise including Korean Communication, Culture and Hospitality Business, and Business Management.

Career Tracks:

  • Korean Communication: Korea is gaining increasing importance on the global business stage. In our department, they enhance students' language proficiency through diverse levels of Korean language education. ranging from beginner to advanced. Through this Micro Degree program, students can grow into experts in Korean language communication. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Korean Pronunciation Practice​

    • Understanding Korean Sentence Structure

    • Reading Korean Text

    • Understanding Korean Speech

    • Rules of Korean Spelling and Correction

  • Culture and Hospitality Business: Language and culture are inseparable. In this program, through understanding Korean culture and society, the university cultivates students' ability to collaborate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. They aim to enhance students' competence in Korean cultural and context, enabling them to take a leading role in the expanding international cultural market. Students can develop the competence to understand the characteristics of the Korean cultural tourism industry and create, plan and operate the content necessary for it. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Introduction to Economics​

    • Business Administration

    • Reading Korean Culture

    • Korean Society through Media

    • Korean History and Cultural Heritage

  • Business Management: The concentrated program aims to nurture foreign talents capital of actively adapting to the ever-changing global business landscape. Through in-depth analysis of cases in various fields such as accounting, marketing and services, the program enhances business vocational and practical skills, cultivating professionals who can effectively navigate business duties and practices. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Accounting Principles

    • Global Business

    • Marketing

    • Service Marketing

    • Analysis of Business Cases

    • Business Presentation

Digital Design

The International College's Digital Design Department offers four major concentrations, creating paths that much studies with specific career paths. Courses ensure a blend of wide-ranging knowledge and tageted skills, boosting career paths by connecting academic expertise with professional aspirations, ensuring a smooth transition from student to industry professional.

Career Tracks:

  • Motion Graphic Design: Motion Graphic Design is the art of combining graphic design elements with animation and multimedia techniques to create dynamic, engaging visual content. It can be found in various formats, such as video, GIFs, or interactive web content. They are commonly used for advertising, explainer videos, title sequences, social media content and digital signage. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Motion Graphic Design

    • 3D Modeling and Animation

    • Visual Effects

  • UI/UX/XR Design: UI (User Interface) design focuses on visually appealing and functional interfaces for easy user interaction with digital products like websites and apps. UX (User Experience) design aims to create satisfying experiences by understanding user needs, preferences and behaviors. XR (Extended Reality) design creates immersive experience for technologies like VR, AR, and MR. It involves designing 3D environments, assets, and interactions for intuitive user experience, often considering spatial design, gestures and audio cues. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Web Design and Development

    • Interface Design

    • User Experience Design

    • Virtual Reality Showcase

  • Digital Marketing Design: Digital marketing design is the creation of visually appealing and effective graphics, images and layouts for digital marketing channels. It aims to engage audiences, convey brand messages, and enhance overall marketing performance. The design discipline covers various aspects, such as social media graphics, banner ads, email templates, infographics, and website layouts. Successful digital marketing design plays a crucial role in connecting brands with their target audience and achieving marketing objectives in the digital landscape. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Digital Marketing Fundamentals

    • Information Visualization for Business Intelligence

    • Practices in Design and Market Research

    • Digital Publishing

  • Service Design: Service design is a holistic, user-centered approach to designing and improving services by considering the entire service ecosystem, including customers, employees, and various touchpoints. It aims to create seamless, efficient and enjoyable experiences for users while meeting the goals of the organization providing the service. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Practices in Design and Market Research

    • Physical Computing Design

    • Production Innovation and Service Design

    • Design Entrepreneurship

    • Music and Creativity

Animation

The International College's Animation Department offers four major concentrations, creating paths that match studies with specific career paths. Courses ensure a blend of wider-ranging knowledge and targeted skills, boosting career paths by connecting academic expertise with professional aspirations, ensuring a smooth transition from student to industry professional.

Career Tracks:

  • Design & Storyboard: Concept design and storyboarding are critical stages in the animation industry that help shape a project's visual and narrative aspects, whether it's an animated film, TV show, video game, or any other form of animation. They play essential roles in the animation industry by providing a solid foundation for animation production's creative and technical aspects. They ensure that the final product is visually captivating and effectively communicates the intended story or message.  Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Digital Film Making

    • Life Drawing

    • Character Design

    • Concept Arts

    • Visual Storytelling and Composition

  • Modeling: Modelling refers to process of creating three-dimensional (3D) digital representations of objects, characters, environments, and props that will be used in animated films, TV shows, video games, visual effects. Modelers play a crucial role in translating 2D concept art and designs into fully realized 3D assets. Modelers in the animation industry bring the creative vision to life by creating detailed 3D assets that form the foundation of the animation process. Their work contributed significantly to the visual appeal and realism of animated projects. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Creature Modeling and Texture Creation

    • Environment Modeling and Texture Creation

  • Rigging & Animation: Rigging and animating are two essential processes that contribute to bringing 3D characters and objects to life. Rigging involves creating a digital skeleton and controls for characters, while animating involves creating movement, expression, and action for those characters. Rigging and animating are integral parts of the animation pipeline, working in tandem to create lifelike and compelling characters and scenes. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Basic Rigging

    • Advanced Rigging 

    • Character Animation Studio

  • Visual Effects (VFX): VFX plays a crucial role in creating visually stunning and immersive elements that enhance the overall quality and impact of animated films, TV shows, video games, and other media. VFX involves the integration of computer-generated imagery (CGI) with live-action footage or other visual elements. VFX artist are responsible for creating captivating and visually stunning effects that enrich the animation industry by adding realism, magic and excitement to the storytelling. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Visual Effects

    • Compositing

    • Lighting & Rendering Creation

Film and Visual Effects

The International College's Film and Visual Effects Department offers four major concentrations, creating paths that match studies with specific career paths. Courses ensure a blend of wider-ranging knowledge and targeted skills, boosting career paths by connecting academic expertise with professional aspirations, ensuring a smooth transition from student to industry professional.

Career Tracks:

  • Directing: The Directing Track nurtures the skills actors and crew need for real-world film production. The track places emphasis on guiding the film's overarching vision and theme. Through this engaging track, we aspire to shape participants into visionary directors and compelling screenplay writers, fostering a collaborative and welcoming learning environment. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Directing

    • Screenwriting: the Short Film

    • Advanced Editing

    • Filmmaking Workshop

  • Producing: The Producing Tracks teaches students how to understand what film audiences want and how the market works. Students learn to create fitting content, set up films ideas and plan based on our budget. Plus, students dive into gathering and handling funds. By the end, students will be on their way to becoming a producer or content creator in a friendly learning environment. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Introduction to Production Technology

    • Advanced Production Techniques

    • Directing

    • Filmmaking Workshop

  • Cinematography: The Cinematography Track helps students dive into scripts and visualise them before filming. Students play with screen layouts, decide where everything goes, pick the best shot sized, and experiment with camera angles and moments. By the end, students will be well on their way to mastering the art of cinematography and lighting, all in a fun and engaging way. Perfect for those dreaming of capturing stories on screen. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Introduction to Cinematography & Lighting

    • Cinematography for VFX

    • VP Production

    • Filmmaking Workshop

  • VFX & Editing: The VFX editing Track is all about turning raw video footage into amazing final videos using cool computer graphics (CG). They'll add guide students through the editing process, adding special effects and polishing your work. By the end, you'll be skilled in film editing and creating visual effects. It's perfect for anyone eager to craft standout visual stories! Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Matte Painting

    • Advanced Editing

    • VFX 2

    • VR Production

    • Filmmaking Workshop

Global Business Administration

The International College's Global Business Administration Department offers four major concentrations, creating paths that match studies with specific career paths. Courses ensure a blend of wider-ranging knowledge and targeted skills, boosting career paths by connecting academic expertise with professional aspirations, ensuring a smooth transition from student to industry professional.

Career Tracks:

  • Strategic Marketing: Students gain cutting-edge marketing knowledge for today's global, digital landscape, nurturing strategic global marketers with problem-solving skills for addressing current business challenges through creative marketing strategies. Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Principles of Marketing

    • Marketing Communication

    • Marketing Research

    • Consumer Behavior

  • Service Innovation: Service innovation, rooted in understanding customer preferences, market trends, and technologies, is vital in today's dynamic business. Their Service innovation track cultivates leadership skills to ensure sustainable business success.  Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Investment Analysis

    • New Product Development

    • Digital Marketing

    • Brand Management

  • Startup: As students' interest in entrepreneurship grows, they can indirectly experience it through essential knowledge delivery, real-world case studies, and visits to entrepreneurial companies, fostering a global entrepreneurial mindset and skills.  Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Financial Management

    • International Management

    • Management Strategy

    • Venture Business

    • Operation and Production Management

  • Data Science: In this data-driven era, we develop students' data analysis skills by emphasizing data's significance and providing practical training in data collection, analysis and utilization Students will learn related subjects such as:

    • Management Information System

    • New Technology and Business

    • Database System

    • Information Visualization for Business

Game Development
Computer Science
Korean Language and Business
Digital Design
Animation
Film and Visual Effect
Global Businss Administration
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