2021 Spring Semester Graduate School

Notices on Examination of Degree Dissertations

 

 

1. Important Dates and Related Notices

  - Apply for examination of degree dissertations by Online and submit the required documents to

    the administration office of the corresponding department within the document submission period


1) Eligibility Requirements to Submit Dissertation for Examination

Classification

Master’s

Doctoral

Integrated Master’s-Doctoral

Requirement for Completion

 

(Students admitted before 2020 Fall)

Major Courses :

24 credits

Research Courses :

8 credits

Advisor Designated Courses

 

Total GPA 3.0 or higher

 

 

 

 

Major Courses :

36 credits

Research Courses :

8 credits

Advisor Designated Courses

 

Total GPA 3.0 or higher

 

 

 

 

Major Courses :

54 credits

Research Courses :

16 (12) credits

Advisor Designated Courses

 

Total GPA 3.0 or higher

*Applyer for Reduction of Coursework Period (Early Completion) Total GPA 4.0 or higher

Those expecting to earn the above credits are also eligible.( within the current semester)

Requirement for Dissertation Submission

Fulfillment of the requirements for and passing of the Foreign Language and Comprehensive Examinations

Completion of the Human Rights & Gender Equality course mandatory

(applicable to those who enrolled from the spring 2017 semester onward)

Completion of the Research Ethics course mandatory

(applicable to those who August 2021 Graduation Scheduled)

 

One copy of Certificate of Publication (or acceptance letter) from SCIE renowned international journals or Korea Citation Index (KCI) Korean journals (KCI candidate journals are accepted for non-science & engineering fields) : applicable to those who enrolled from September 2009 onward

upon on Satisfaction of department bylaws

Deadline for Dissertation Submission

 

(Students admitted before 2020 Fall)

Within 6 years from the year of admission

Within 10 years from the year of admission

Within 12 years from the year of admission

 

2) Registration for the Human Rights & Gender Equality course

  - Sign in Blackboard (https://kulms.korea.ac.kr) with your KU Portal ID /PW Click 'Institution Page' 

    → Click 2021법정의무 및 교내 권장교육 (학생/ 교직원) '2021 법정의무 및 교내 권장 교육 00분반 클릭 

    자가등록 '코스' Human Rights and Gender Equality Education

   * You will not be shown as completing this course on university system when you do not

     proceed till [Step3].

   * Contact

     - Inquiries regrading content and certificates : humanrights@korea.ac.kr

     - System related inquiries : elearning@korea.ac.kr

 

3) Registration for Research Ethics course

   - Sign in Blackboard (https://kulms.korea.ac.kr) with your KU Portal ID /PW Click 'Institution Page' 

   → Click 2021법정의무 및 교내 권장교육 (학생/ 교직원) '2021 법정의무 및 교내 권장 교육 00분반 클릭 

    자가등록 '코스' Research Ethics

   * You will not be shown as completing this course on university system when you do not 

     proceed till [Step3].

   * Contact

     - Inquiries regrading content and certificates : carolrla@korea.ac.kr

     - System related inquiries : elearning@korea.ac.kr

 

 

2. Online Application Period for Examination of Degree Dissertations

   : Apr. 19 (Mon.) ~ Apr. 22 (Thu.) 4:00 PM

  1) Apply 'Internet' during the Application Period(it can not apply after Online application period)

  2) It can not cancel Application for Examination of Degree Dissertations

  3) Application Method : Portal Login Registration and Graduation Evaluation for Thesis 

     → Evaluation of Thesis (Masters and Doctoral)

 

3. Submission Documents Period :  Apr. 19 (Mon.) ~ Apr. 22 (Thu.) 5:00 PM

  1) Submission Documents: Submit the dissertation and following documents to the administration

                                      office of the corresponding department .

    ① Recommendation from an examination committee member and the list of examination committee members must be written by the academic advisor.

    ② Confirmation from the person in charge of the dissertation examination request form must be verified at the administration office of the corresponding department.

    ③ One copy of the dissertation for examination needs to be delivered directly to the academic advisor. The remaining copies will be delivered to the committee members by the administration office of the corresponding department.

   ④ The request form for dissertation examination printed from the portal and all the attached documents must be submitted to the administration office of the corresponding department.

   ⑤ After receiving the application form and supporting documents from the applicant, the department administration office delivers the dissertation and screening guideline to the chair and members of the examination committee.

 

 

A submitted request form for a dissertation examination are not returnable.

Category

Master’s Program

Doctoral Program

Notes

Dissertation for Examination

1. One copy for academic advisor

2. Two copies for the administration office of the corresponding department

1. One copy for academic advisor

2. Four copies for the administration office of the corresponding department

Temporarily-bound dissertation

Documents for Examination of Degree Dissertations

Request for Dissertation Examination and Approval for Submission of Dissertation

Print out after applying online

 

 

Request for Dissertation Examination

 

Print out after applying online

 

Approval for Submission of Dissertation

 

1. Recommendation from academic advisor

2. Signature and seal from academic advisor, a professor from the same department, and the head of the department

Separate form

Recommendation from the Dissertation Examination Committee

1. Recommendation from academic advisor

2. Signature and seal from academic advisor and the head of the department

Separate form

Point of Contact of the external member of the dissertation examination committee

Accurately record the personal information, name of bank (account number), and other pertinent information

Related to examination fee payment*

Examination Results

The Chair and members of the Dissertation Examination Committee shall directly enter the result on the Dissertation Examination page.

Amended Fall 2018

Supplements

 

A certificate of publication (a copy) or Acceptance letter of publication from one of the journals listed in the Science Citation Index (SCIE) or in publications of the National Research Foundation of Korea as well as expanded publications (excluding science majors) (applicable to students admitted beginning fall semester, 2009)

 

Confirmation of Compliance with Research Ethics for Degree Dissertation (Prescribed Form)

Examination Fee

General

No examination Fees

Amended Fall 2019

Academy-Research-Industry

 


4. Degree Dissertation Tuition Payment Period(Course Completed Student)

   : May. 3 (Mon.) 3 (Tue.) 4:00 PM

* It can not cancel Application for Examination of Degree Dissertations and refunded paid Degree   Dissertation Tuition

* It can not pay after Degree Dissertation Tuition Payment Period


  1) Target : Course Completed Student who have completed the Online Application for 

                Examination of Degree Dissertations

     - Additional registration is required for those who have completed the program

     - Additional registration is NOT necessary for those enrolled in the regular semester

  2) Pay an additional 7% or 5% (applicable to those who have pre-paid 2% during the regular 

     registration period) of the tuition fee

 

5. Entering Dissertation Examination Results & Evaluation Summary : by Jun. 11 (Fri.)

  - After completing the final dissertation evaluation, the chair and members of the Dissertation Examination Committee enter the result and evaluation summary on the Dissertation Examination page.

 

6. (Library Homepage)Online Uploading of the Dissertation Jun. 21 (Mon.) ~ Jul. 2 (Fri.), 4:30 P.M

- On the library homepage (http://library.korea.ac.kr), go to My Space My information Dissertation Submission

 

7. Submission : Jun. 30 (Wed.) ~ Jul. 2 (Fri.), 4:30 P.M

  1) Submission of Complete Bound Copies of the Dissertation to the Library

  2) Submission of a copy of the title and signature pages of the complete bound version of the dissertation and  Confirmation of Thesis Plagiarism Check to the administration office of the corresponding department

  3) Submission of the Complete Bound Version of the Dissertation:

    ① Upload the dissertation on the library homepage (http://library.korea.ac.kr) 나의 공간 Submit Thesis, print out the confirmation sheet and get it stamped after submitting the complete bound version of the dissertation to the designated library.

    ② Submit the confirmation sheet, a copy of the title and signature pages of the complete bound version of the dissertation and Confirmation of Thesis Plagiarism Check to the administration office of the corresponding department.

    ③ The cover day of the Complete Bound Version of the Dissertation : 2021. 8

   4) Observance of the Submission Dates :

Examination documents and complete bound versions of dissertations submitted after the submission dates shall not be registered. And such dissertations shall be marked fail if a dissertation submission confirmation sheet of dissertation submission and a copy of the title and signature pages of the complete bound version of the dissertation and Confirmation of Thesis Plagiarism Check have not been submitted by Jul. 2(Fri.) 2021.

 

8. Important Notices

  1) Writing Guide for the Complete Bound Version of the Dissertation:

     - Refer to Chapter 4 Section 2, Examination of Degree Dissertations, in the Constitution of the Graduate School Detailed Enforcement Regulations for the Graduate School(Bound dissertations should be 4 x 6).

  2) Change of Dissertation Title

    ① The title of finalized dissertations must be identical to the dissertation title listed on the dissertation examination application form (Title change is not possible after the final screening)

    ② Revising dissertation titles : Proceed to Portal(KUPID) School Register/Graduation Dissertation Examination Apply for the Dissertation Examination Dissertation Title Change

    ③ It can not cancel Application for Examination of Degree Dissertations and refunded paid Degree Dissertation Tuition

 

For a detailed inquiry, please contact your department administration office.

 

 

 

Apr. 2021

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