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Degree Conferral Requirement

School Year

>School Year
Division Period
Standard School Year 2years(Master,Ph.D)
Maximum School Year 4years(Master)/5years(Ph.D)

*The period of leave of absence is not included in the school year. The period of leave of absence shall not exceed two consecutive semesters, and shall not exceed three semesters of the total master's course and four semesters of the Ph.D course.

Early Graduation

Student who meets all the requirements for the degree can shorten the period of study within the one year of the master’s course and six months of Ph.D course.

Degree Type & Degree Conferral

Degree Type & Degree Conferral
Division Master’s Program
Degree Type
Degree Conferral
- Master of Science / Master of Public Health
- Depending on the characteristics of the completed curriculum and thesis, a degree in the relevant major is awarded

Degree Conferral Requirement

Degree Conferral Requirement
Division Contents
Degree Conferral Requirement A student who meets the following requirments can request the graduate thesis evaluation after approval of his/her advisor
- A student who has acquired or is expected to acquire at least 30 credits or more.
- A student who has passed the comprehensive exam
- A student who has meets the required English Proficiency test scores
- A student who has achieved corresponsive research(“Published or Approved”thesis by the date of request for graduate
  thesis evaluation will only admitted)
- Date : End of March/September
Comprehensive Exam - Requirement : A student who has acquired or is expected to acquire at least 24 credits or more
- Subjects : 2 majors (Core 1, Elective 1)
- Pass : Over 70 scores as average (Partial Fail: if one subject is under 60)
- Date : End of March / End of September
English proficiency test scores Submission of English proficiency test scores stated in the Article 7 of GCSP sub-regulation for Academic Affairs Operations
   ※ English proficiency test result submitted in the period of admission is considered to pass
English proficiency test scores
550 210 80 550 297 → 326* 5.5
* Students who enter after 2021 will have to meet the conditions of the changed scores.
Paper publication - A student who has performed publication or approval of one or more papers(as above the co-author) in domestic/
  international scholarly journal, presentation of research achievements by oral or poster (as the presenter or 1st author)
   in domestic/international academic, or research achievements corresponding to above matters while the student in enrolled
   * Academic Conference Scope
      - Domestic : Conference registered in Korea Citation Index(KCI), National Research Foundation of Korea
      - International : International conference designatd by GCSP international cooperation evaluation committee and
        others corresponding to designated comferences
    ※ only a paper published by gcsp is accepted, but published by ncc is not acceptable
Graduate Thesis Evaluation - 3 or more committee members
   : advisor can not be a committee chair
- Pass/Fail by graduate thesis evaluation committee
   : ‘Pass’ is decided by a majority vote of 2/3 of the committee members