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Postgraduate


1. APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATION PROCESS
1
  • Choose your programme(major)
  • Choose a degree programme(major) you wish to take.
2
  • Check your entry requirements
  • You need to satisfy your chosen degree’s entry requirements in all sections.
3
  • Secure a faculty adviser
  • You need to secure a faculty adviser prior to submitting your application. Contact a professor and consult your admission and research in advance. (See page 7 for the details)
4
  • Pay your application fee
  • Pay your application fee of US$50 (Overseas remittance) or KRW 50,000 (Domestic remittance).
5
  • Submit your online application
  • Submit your application at ‘Study In Korea’ website.
  • (http://www.studyinkorea.go.kr > Sign-up > Overseas Study Application > University of Ulsan(UOU) > Master/PhD/Combined)
  • Choose UOU and your degree programme and fill out the application.
  • You also need to upload the supporting documents as below.
    • a) Photo
    • b) Passport Copy
    • c) Alien Card Copy
    • d) Bachelor Course Transcript
    • e) Master Course Transcript (only for PhD course applicants)
    • f) Language Certificate
    • g) Recommendation Letter (needs to be submitted to UOU Admission Officer via email (seanpark@ulsan.ac.kr) directly from a professor of your previous degree course or a supervisor in case you have work experience. Do not upload the letter to the system by yourself)
    • h) Application Fee Receipt
    • * Any documents not in Korean or English should be submitted with translation.
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  • We will assess your application
  • The assessment is processed based on your academic achievement and purpose statement.
  • An interview (skype/phone or in-person) may be required additionally.
  • Once you have submitted an application with the necessary documentation, it should take around 3~4 weeks for UOU to assess your application.
7
  • We will send you an offer letter
  • We will notify you of the outcome of your application via email. If your application is successful, you will receive a complete admission offer if everything is fine or a conditional admission offer if more steps are required.
8
  • Accept your offer
  • If you receive a complete admission offer, you can accept it by paying the tuition and fees and submitting the following documents by post. (No electronic copies accepted)
    • a) Signed Acceptance Letter (Enclosed in the Admission Offer)
    • b) (Expected) Bachelor Degree with Governmental Verification(*1)
    • c) (Expected) Master Degree with Governmental Verification(*1) (only for PhD course applicants)
    • d) Bachelor Course Transcript with Notarisation
    • e) Master Course Transcript with Notarisation (only for PhD course applicants)
    • f) Tuition and Fees Payment Advice (receipt)
    • g) Financial Status Certificate (bank statement or sponsorship certificate for USD 18,000)
    • h) Family Relationship Certificate or Birth Certificate with Notarisation
    • i) Household Register and National ID Copy (only for Chinese applicants)
    • * Any documents not in Korean or English should be submitted with translation.
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  • We will process your visa application
  • Once your offer acceptance process is finished as above, we will issue a Certificate of Admission (CoA) and other required documents for a visa application and send them to you via express courier service such as DHL or EMS.
  • You are advised to visit Korean Embassy or Consulate General to apply for a student (D-2) visa. (Check the required documents for a visa application with Korean Embassy or Consulate General in advance as they may vary depending on the country and region)
  • Visa issuance belongs in the jurisdiction of Korean Embassy or Consulate General, thus an admission offer does not guarantee a visa issuance. If your visa is rejected, the admission will be canceled accordingly.

  • * If you currently hold a valid Korean visa, you would need to change your visa to a student (D-2) visa at Ulsan Immigration Office. Also, an admission offer does not guarantee the visa status change, thus the admission will be canceled if your visa status change request is rejected by Ulsan Immigration Office)
  • (*1) Governmental Verification should be done through one of the following ways.
    • a. Apostille Verification
    • b. Korean Consul Verification of the country at which the school is located
    • c. Verification from Foreign Affairs/Education Authority of the country at which the school is located
    • d. Consul Verification from Embassy of the country at which the school is located in Korea
    • * Applicants graduated from a Chinese 4-year college may submit official report of Graduation Certificate issued by CDGDC(China Academic Degrees & Graduate Education Development Center; www.cdgdc.edu.cn)
    • * PhD course applicants who received their Master degree from Korean universities may submit the Bachelor degree and transcript copy without any further verification.

2. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Section Details
Nationality Requirement
  • Should meet one of the below conditions;
  • a) You and both your parents must hold foreign citizenship.
    • * Not eligible if you or any of your parents hold Korean dual-citizenship.
    • * Taiwanese applicants are eligible even if one of the parents holds Korean citizenship.
  • b) You must hold a foreign citizenship (not Korean dual-citizenship) and must have completed or expect to complete all your primary, secondary and tertiary education fully outside of Korea
Academic Requirement
  • [Master or Combined(Master & PhD) Course]
    • You must have received or expect to receive a Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification.

  • [PhD Course]
    • You must have received or expect to receive a Master degree or an equivalent qualification.

  • * Contact UOU Admission Officer to check if your previous study can be recognised.
  • * If you have not yet received an official degree at the time of application, you need to submit an expected graduation certificate instead, and then submit the degree certificate with Governmental Verification before 1 September 2017. Otherwise, your admission and visa will be canceled.
  • * If you are currently enroled at another university in Korea, you need to drop out of the school before the enrolment to UOU. Otherwise, the admission will be canceled.
Language Requirement
    [Korean-medium Programme]
  • Should meet one of the below conditions;
  • a) TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) Level 3+ (Level 2+ for Engineering & Science major applicants, Level 4+ for Korean Language major applicants)
    • * 53rd TOPIK (16 July 2017) result accepted.
      (Submit the ‘53rd TOPIK registration slip’ during the application process)
  • b) Intensive Korean Level 4+ at UOU Korean Language Education Centre (Level 3+ for Engineering & Science major applicants, Level 5+ for Korean Language major applicants)
    • * UOU Intensive Korean Course result for Summer 2017 session accepted
      (Submit Level 4 Enrolment Certificate of Summer 2017 during application process)
    c) Medium of Instruction (Korean) certificate of Bachelor or Master degree course

    [English-medium Programme]
  • If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that your English language ability meets our requirements. (Should meet one of the below conditions)
  • a) TOEFL 71+ (TOEFL 56+ for Engineering & Science major applicants)
  • b) IELTS 5.5+ (IELTS 4.5+ for Engineering & Science major applicants)
  • c) TOEIC 700+ (TOEIC 500+ for Engineering & Science major applicants)
  • d) Medium of Instruction (English) certificate of Bachelor or Master degree course
    • * Countries in which English is the first language: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, USA

    • * Language certificates issued within 2 years from the application deadline accepted.
    • * TOPIK Level 4 required for graduation for students in the Korean-medium programme and TOPIK Level 3 or completion of 100-hour Korean language course for English-medium programme.

3. IMPORTANT DATES

IMPORTANT DATES
Application Deadline
  • 31 May 2017
  • * Korean visa holders: 30 June 2017
Offer Acceptance Deadline
  • 30 June 2017
  • * Korean visa holders: 11 August 2017
Orientation Dates
    30 August ~ 31 August 2017
Semester Dates
  • 1 September ~ 22 December 2017 (Autumn 2017 - 16 weeks)
  • 1 March ~ 21 June 2018 (Spring 2018 – 16 weeks)

4. Account Information for Application Fee

Bank Name
    Kyongnam Bank (KNB)
Account No.
    207-0006-4730-06 (Holder: University of Ulsan)
SWIFT Code
    KYNAKR22
Bank Address
    1st Floor, Student Union Building, 93 Daehak-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan 44610, South Korea
  • * Put your application number on sender’s information when transfer the fee.
  • * All the banking charges are to be paid by the applicants.

5. FOUNDATION (POSTRGRADUATE PREPARATION) PROGRAMME INFORMATION


  • UOU Korean Language Programme (UKLP)
  • Intensive Korean Language Course (20 or 40 weeks) -> UOU Undergraduate Programme

  • Study with UOU Korean Language Education Centre to meet the Korean language entry requirements to start your UOU degree. UOU Korean Language Education Centre offers an intensive Korean language programme which covers academic Korean, general Korean and professional Korean. Programme is developed and delivered by highly qualified and experienced teachers who are specialists in teaching Korean especially to international students. They will help you achieve the language skills needed for your academic and career success. For more information, refer to the attached file.

6. POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES

POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES
Programme (Admission Unit) Course Medium of Instruction Estimated
Semester Tuition
Master PhD Combined Korean English
Aerospace Engineering Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Architectural Engineering Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Architecture Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Bio-Engineering Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Biological Science Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Business Administration Y Y Y Y Y USD 3,600
Chemical Engineering Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Chemistry Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Child and Family Welfare Y Y Y Y N USD 4,300
Civil Engineering Y Y Y Y N USD 5,100
Clinical Nutrition Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Clothing and Textile Y Y Y Y N USD 4,300
Composition Y N N Y N USD 6,200
Computer Engineering Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Digital Information Design Y N N Y N USD 5,100
Economics Y Y Y Y Y USD 3,600
Electrical Engineering Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Environmental Engineering Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Food and Nutrition Y Y Y N Y USD 4,300
Housing and Interior Design Y Y Y Y N USD 4,300
Industrial Chemistry Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Industrial Design Y N N Y N USD 5,100
Industrial Management Engineering Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Information Technology Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Instrument Y N N Y N USD 6,200
Interior and Spatial Design Y N N Y N USD 5,100
Korean History and Culture Y Y Y Y N USD 3,600
Korean Language and Literature Y Y Y Y N USD 3,600
Korean Language for Foreigners Y Y Y Y N USD 3,600
Law Y Y Y Y Y USD 3,600
Materials Science and Engineering Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Mathematics Y Y Y N Y USD 4,300
Mechanical and Automotive Engineering Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Medical Engineering Y Y N Y Y USD 5,100
Medical Science Y Y N Y Y USD 5,100
Medicine Y Y N Y Y USD 6,300
Naval Architecture Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Nursing Y Y Y Y N USD 5,100
Ocean Engineering Y Y Y N Y USD 5,100
Oriental Painting Y N N Y N USD 5,400
Philosophy Y Y Y Y N USD 3,600
Physics Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Police Science Y N N Y Y USD 3,600
Public Administration Y Y Y Y Y USD 3,600
Sculpture Y N N Y N USD 5,400
Social Welfare Y N N Y N USD 3,600
Sports Science Y Y Y N Y USD 4,300
Textile and Fashion Design Y N N Y N USD 5,100
Urban Planning Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Visual Information Design Y N N Y N USD 5,100
Voice Y N N Y N USD 6,200
Western Painting Y N N Y N USD 5,400

7. TUITION AND FEES (Estimated Cost per Semester)

TUITION AND FEES
Entrance Fee (only upon entrance) USD 730
Tuition Fee Refer to the above programme table.
International Student Service (ISS) Fee N/A (Currently fully waived)
International Student Health Cover (ISHC) Fee USD 90
Student House (SH) Fee Double Occupancy Room USD 700 or USD 550
Quad Occupancy Room USD 450
Student House
Meal Plan (SHMP) fee
7 day plan (3 meals a day) USD 700
5 day plan (3 meals a day) USD 500
Self-catered Kitchen USD 100
  • * ISHC is compulsory for all new students except for those holding Korea National Health Insurance.
  • * All new comers are guaranteed for on-campus student house for the first semester. From the second semester, however, the student house placement is quite competitive and thus is processed based on the student’s previous semester GPA.

8. SCHOLARSHIP

1) Tuition Scholarship
SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria Code Amount
  • Tuition scholarship is granted based on applicant’s research competency, and the final decision is made by each professor(faculty adviser).
  • Consult with a professor(faculty adviser) for the details.
  • * Refer to the below scholarship criteria in details.
AF-1 100% Tuition Off
AF-2 85% Tuition Off
BF 50% Tuition Off
CF 20% Tuition Off
  • * Tuition scholarship is granted throughout the regular course work period; 4 semesters for Master and PhD course and 8 semesters for Combined course. (Applicable only when the previous semester’s GPA is over 3.00 out of 4.50)
  • * Applicants who are currently employed in Korea with working visa are not eligible for this tuition scholarship. (Industry scholarship(10% of Tuition off) applies instead)
  • * Entrance fee applies to all students.
2) Research Assistantship(RA) Stipend
  • RA stipend is granted based on the applicant’s research competency, and the final decision is made by each professor (faculty adviser). Consult with a professor (faculty adviser) for the details. RA stipend amount varies depending on the professor, but the average amount is around USD 500 per month for Master and USD 1,000 for PhD course students.

  • [How to contact a professor and secure the admission and scholarship?]
  • Visit our global homepage and search for a professor whose research area matches with yours, and consult your admission and research plan in advance (http://en.ulsan.ac.kr > Academics > Postgraduate > Each Major > Faculty). As the contact and consultation process may take long time, you are advised to start the process in your earliest convenience.
3) Tuition Scholarship Criteria
SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria (Condition to Thesis Defense) Code
  • [Master]
  • 1) Humanities/Social Sciences Area
    • - Submission of at least 1 SCI-level(SCI, SSCI, A&HCI, SCIE, etc.) paper,
    • - Submission of at least 2 KCI-level(KCI, etc.) papers or
    • - Publication or translation(including joint works) of at least 2 books
  • 2) Other Areas except for Humanities/Social Sciences
    • - Submission of at least 1 SCI-level paper or
    • - Submission of at least 2 KCI-level papers
AF-1
  • [PhD]
    • - Publication of at least 2 SCI-level papers,
    • - Publication of at least 1 SCI-level paper and 2 KCI-level papers or
    • - Publication of at least 4 KCI-level papers
  • [Master]
  • 1) Humanities/Social Sciences Area
    • - Submission of at least 1 KCI-level paper or
    • - Publication or translation(including joint works) of at least 1 book
  • 2) Other Areas except for Humanities/Social Sciences
    • - Submission of at least 1 KCI-level paper
AF-2
  • [PhD]
    • - Publication of at least 1 SCI-level paper or
    • - Publication of at least 2 KCI-level papers
  • [Master]
    • - At least 1 presentation at nation-level conferences or TOPIK Level 4+
BF
  • [PhD]
    • Publication of at least 1 KCI-level paper
  • Refer to each department’s regulations(Discuss with a faculty adviser)
CF

9. Postal Address & Contact Information

Sean PARK
Assistant Director International Admissions
UOU International, University of Ulsan


43-203, 93 Daehak-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan 44610, Republic of Korea
Phone : +82-52-220-5957
E-mail : uou.sean@gmail.com / seanpark@ulsan.ac.kr

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