Graduation requirementsAcademic Regulations on Graduate School of Technology Management
Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this regulation is to specify matters related to the operation of the Graduate School of Technology Management (hereinafter referred to as the “Graduate School”) within the scope of the School Regulations of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (hereinafter referred to as “UNIST”).
Article 2 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
School regulations, Graduate School Academic Regulations, and Regulations on the Conferment of Graduate Degrees shall apply mutatis mutandis to matters not specified in these regulations. (Amended on 01/16/2017)
Article 3 (Short-Term Course)
The graduate school may establish a short-term course as necessary and award a certificate of [Academic Form 3] to those applicants completing the course.
Article 4 (Course Registration Credits)
The course registration credits shall be a minimum of 3 credits to a maximum of 9 credits for students of part-time master courses for each semester, and a minimum of 3 credits to a maximum of 15 credits for students of full-time master courses and Ph.D. courses for each semester. However, there may be an exception for cases with unavoidable reasons when approved by the advisor. (Amended on 01/16/2017)
Article 5 (Credit Exchange)
Graduate students may obtain credits by completing courses offered at other graduate schools in UNIST.
Article 6 (Scheduling Lecture Hours When Inviting Guest Lecturers)
For courses assigned to guest lecturers, lectures for more than 3 consecutive hours may be assigned.
Article 7 (Class Period of Summer/Winter Sessions)
The class period for summer/winter sessions of the graduate school shall be within 6 weeks.
Article 8 (Credits)
- ①Credits required for completion of the graduate school are 48 credits or more for master’s courses and 72 credits or more for the Ph.D. courses. However, the credits for repeat courses shall not be added.
- ②Undergraduate courses recognized by the major may be accepted as course credits, only for 6 credits of 400-unit undergraduate courses. (Newly enacted on 01/16/2017)
Article 9 (Requirements and Types of Degree Conferment)
- The requirements and types of degree conferment of the graduate school are as follows.
- 1.A master’s degree will be awarded to those who have earned 48 or more course credits, passed the foreign language examination and passed a review by the Graduate School of Technology Management Committee (hereinafter referred to as “Graduate School Committee”) by submitting a designated task or thesis. (Amended on 01/16/2017)
- 2.A Ph.D. degree will be awarded to those who have earned 72 credits or more including a minimum of 39 course credits and 33 or research credits, and passed the foreign language examination and the qualification exam (QE) and passed a review by the graduate school committee”) by submitting a thesis. (Amended on 01/16/2017)
- 3.The types of degrees conferred by the graduate school are Master of Technology Management (Technology Management) and doctor of engineering. (Amended on 01/16/2017)
Article 10 (Completion and Graduation)
- ①The time of completion of the graduate degree program and graduation shall be at the end of each semester.
- ②The requirements for completion of the master’s course is to register for 4 or more semesters (6 or more semesters for a part-time course) and to acquire 48 or more credits.
- ③The requirements for completion of the doctoral course is to register for 6 or more semesters and to acquire 72 or more credits. (Amended on 01/16/2017)
- ④For those who have not graduated after completing the degree program may be awarded a Certificate of Course Completion under [Academic Form 4] by the decision of the Graduate School Committee.
Article 11 (Foreign Language Test)
- ①A student shall be deemed to pass the foreign language test if the student’s official English test score is 800 or higher in TOEIC or equivalent or higher score in other English tests.
- ②For international students, native speakers from 6 countries (the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland) whose native language is English are exempt from submitting English test scores.
Article 12 (Resolution to Degree Conferment and Report)
The candidate for the degree conferment shall be referred to the Graduate School Committee, and the resolution to confer the degree shall be passed by an affirmative vote of 2/3 or more of the committee members, and the result shall be reported to the president.
Article 13 (Degree conferment)
The president shall award a degree certificate in accordance with [Academic Form 5] to the person who has been determined to receive the degree.
Article 14 (Cancellation of Degree Conferment)
If the degree is obtained by a false or fraudulent method, the president may cancel the conferment of the degree after review by the Graduate School Committee.
Article 15 (Class Duration Limit)
In the graduate school, the class duration limit shall be 3 years for the doctoral program and 2 years for the master’s program (3 years for a part-time master’s program).
Article 16 (Enrollment Duration Limit)
In the graduate school, the enrollment duration limit shall not exceed 6 years for the doctoral program and 3 years for the master’s program (4 years for a part-time master’s program). However, a leave of absence period shall be excluded from the enrollment time. (Amended on 01/16/2017)
Article 17 (Committee)
- ①The graduate school committee may be established for general review of important matters concerning the education, research and operation of the Graduate School of Technology Management.
- ②Deleted (01/16/ 2017)
Article 18 (Details)
The details necessary for the implementation of these regulations may be prescribed by the instructions and guidelines.
Article 1 (Enforcement Date) These Regulations shall enter into force on 03/01/2016.
Article 2 (Changes of Programs) Students enrolled as a ‘venture and technology commercialization management major’ shall be reorganized as students of the Graduate School of Technology Management in accordance with these regulations.
These Regulations shall enter into force on the date the President grants approval.
Article 1 (Enforcement Date) These Regulations shall enter into force on the date the President grants approval.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures) Resolutions passed by the Graduate School of Technology Management Preparation Committee shall be deemed to be resolutions passed by the Graduate School Committee.