Notice of Comprehensive Exam for the Fall Semester of 2018
1. Types of Exam (Exemptions from Comprehensive Exam is abolished)
A. Written Test : Three and more subjects for those who are in the Master’s degree program, and four and more subjects for the Doctoral degree program as well as the Integrated Master and Ph.D. degree program
B. Oral Test : The test will be conducted in accordance with internal regulations of each department considering major and dissertation
※ More details on exams of each department need to be referred to revised plan for comprehensive exam, or be asked to the head of the department.
2. Exam Qualification
A. Master’s degree program: Those who acquired 18 or more credits, and received 3.0 or higher GPA
B. Doctoral degree program: Those who acquired 27 or more credits, and received 3.0 or higher GPA
C. Integrated Master and Ph.D. degree program: Those who acquired 45 or more credits, and received 3.0 or higher GPA
※ Only major subjects are counted as necessary credits. (Research Guidance, prerequisite or advisor designated courses are not counted)
※ Regardless of language exam result, students can take the comprehensive exam.
※ Department can limit students from taking comprehensive exam when those students should finish prerequisite or advisor designated courses. Students studying in the department need to check the requirements before applying for the comprehensive exam.
3. Application Form Issue and Submission
A. Period: September 5(Wed.) ~7(Fri.)
B. Place: Online application or academic affairs office of each department(Anam)/ academic affairs office of each department of each college(Sejong)
D. Online application: KUPID > Registration&Graduation > Application/Verification for exams > Application for Comprehensive Exam
C. Students concerned shall fill out the application form for comprehensive exam(written/oral) and submit it.
※ Applicants need to fill in all blanks in the form, and should get signature from advisor and the head of the department before submission.
4. Time and Place of Written Test
The test will be conducted between September 17(Mon.) ~ 28(Fri.). The exact time and place will be designated by each department.
5. Announcement of Successful Applicants
Applicants who pass the comprehensive exam will be announced at PM 2:00 on October 22 (Mon.). The list will be posted on the bulletin board of the academic affairs office.
Dean of Graduate School, Korea University