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EDUCATION

Graduate

Thesis Master's & Doctoral Degree

Degree Program General Course Major Course Research Total
Master 3+1AU 18 12 (or above) 33
Doctoral 3+1AU 27 30 (or above) 60

Coursework Master's Degree

Degree Program General Course Major Course MS Individual Research Total
Master 3+1AU 24 6 (or above) 33

Detailed Graduate Requirements (after the amendment)

Category Master
Mandatory General
1(3)+1AU

CC500 Science Writing in English
CC510 Introduction to Applied Computer Science
CC511 Probability and Statistics
CC512 Introduction to Materials Science
CC513 Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis
CC522 Introduction to Instruments
CC530 Entrepreneurship and Business Strategies
CC531 Patent Analysis and Invention Disclosure
CC532 Collaborative System Design and Engineering
CC533 Entrepreneurial Leadership
*CC010 Special Lecture on Leadership : non-credit
- Foreign students are excluded
*CC020 Ethics and Safety I : 1AU
*HS586 for foreign students' can be replaced by CC500 only for foreign students

Elective Course (18)
* Coursework Master Students
(24)

* Students whose undergraduate major is not Nuclear Engineering must take NQE502

* [Thesis Masters] must obtain at least 18 credits including courses offered by other department (mandatory to obtain 6 credits from the department of one's major)

* [Coursework Masters] must obtain at least 24 credits including 12 credits from the department of one's major and courses offered by other department.

Research (at least 12)

At least 12 credits including 2 Seminar credits
* Including part-time general scholarship students and foreign students
Seminar credits are exempted for Part-time general scholarship and Foreign students admitted in 2022 or before.

Category Doctoral
Mandatory General
Course Option
1(3)

* Same as the list on the left (exempted when the credits are obtained from master's degree in KAIST)
*CC010 Special Lecture on Leadership : non-credit
- Foreign students are excluded
*CC020 Ethics and Safety I : 1AU
*HS586 for foreign students' can be replaced by CC500 only for foreign students

Elective Course (27)

* Obtain at least 27 credits including courses offered by other department (mandatory to obtain 12 credits from the department of one's major)

Research (3이상)

At least 30 credits including 3 Seminar credits
* Including part-time general scholarship students and foreign students
Seminar credits are exempted for Part-time general scholarship and Foreign students admitted in 2022 or before.

Thesis Master's Degree

① When Master student chooses to apply for the non-mutually recognized bachelor and master's degree only 3 credits are recognized as master degree graduate credits.
- Students who did not major NQ engineering in undergraduate course are recommended to take NQE221, NQE301, NQE303, NQE401

Coursework Master's Degree

① CC020 Ethics and Safety I : 1AU
② The course-work plan is applied to international student if they wish and upon the academic advisor's approval.
③ When Master student chooses to apply for the non-mutually recognized bachelor and master's degree only 6 credits are recognized as master degree graduate credits.

Doctoral Degree

① When Doctoral student chooses to apply for the bachelor courses or mutually recognized bachelor and master's degree only 6 credits are recognized as doctoral degree graduate credits. However, when doctoral student wish to earn credits from the bachelor courses as doctoral graduate credits, approval from the personal tutor is needed beforehand.
- Students who did not major NQ engineering in undergraduate course are recomended to take NQE221, NQE301, NQE303, NE401.

② The curriculum credits acquired in the master's course may be cumulatively added to the curriculum credits in PhD coursed (except research credits).

Elective General Courses and Requirements

① If students complete the following coursed in the graduate program, credits are given as elective general courses.
- HSS585 Principles and Application of Vision : 3 credits
- HSS586 Introductory Korean for Foreigners I : 3 credits
* Foreign students are allowed to take HSS586 instead of taking CC500 Scientific Writing
- HSS587 Introductory Korean for Foreigners II : 3 credits