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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 (Only for those applying for Research Scholarship)
  • Those who would like to apply for a Research Scholarship need to get an approval of a professor(faculty adviser) from the applying major. (Faculty adviser decides the scholarship)
  • * List of Professors: http://en.ulsan.ac.kr > Academics > Undergraduate > Each Dept > Faculty
  • * Language Scholarship is applied automatically according to applicant’s language score. (No need to secure a faculty adviser / Refer to page 7)
4
  • Pay your application fee
  • Pay your application fee of USD 50 (Overseas remittance) or KRW 50,000 (Domestic remittance). * Credit card or Paypal not available.
5
  • Submit your application package via email
  • Submit your application package to UOU Admission Officer on 'uou.sean@gmail.com'
  • (Application Package)
    • a) Application From (Refer to the attached file)
    • b) Personal Statement (Refer to the attached file)
    • c) Study Plan (Refer to the attached file)
    • d) Agreement of Collecting and Using Personal Information (Refer to the attached file)
    • e) Recommendation Letter (Refer to the attached file)
      * A professor of the previous degree course or a supervisor in case you have work experience needs to submit the letter directly to UOU Admission Officer via email to uou.sean@gmail.com.
    • f) Bachelor Course Graduation Certificate
    • g) Master Course Graduation Certificate (only for PhD course applicants)
    • h) Bachelor Course Academic Transcript
    • i) Master Course Academic Transcript (only for PhD course applicants)
    • j) Language Certificate (Can submit later / Refer to ‘Entry Requirements’ for details)
    • k) Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
    • l) Application Fee Receipt
    • m) Passport Copy
    • n) Alien Card Copy (only for current Korean visa holders)
    • o) Colour Photo
    • * documents not in Korean or English should be submitted with translation.
6
  • We will assess your application
  • We will mainly assess your academic achievement and personal statement. Those with good English proficiency will be given additional points. An interview (skype/phone or in-person) may be required additionally.
7
  • We will announce the admission result and 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.
  • * All the important notices during the admission process will be sent via email.
    (Please make uou.sean@gmail.com as a reliable sourece as e-mails are sent from this account)
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) Photocopy of Bachelor Degree with Governmental Verification(*1)
    • c) Photocopy of Master Degree with Governmental Verification(*1) (only for PhD course applicants)
    • d) Photocopy of Bachelor Course Academic Transcript with Notarisation
    • e) Photocopy of Master Course Academic Transcript with Notarisation (only for PhD course applicants)
    • f) Tuition and Fees Payment Advice (Receipt)
    • g) Applicant’s or parents’ bank statement of USD 18,000 with Notarisation
    • h) Family Relationship Certificate or Birth Certificate with Notarisation
    • i) Photocopy of Household Register and National ID (only for Chinese applicants)
    • * Refer to the below ‘Important Notices on Documents Submission’ for details.
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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 at 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. Consul Verification from Embassy of the country at which the school is located in Korea
    • * Degree certificate or academic transcript issued by Korean universities does not need any verification and notarisation process.
    • * Applicants graduated from 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, you are required to submit an an expected graduation certificate instead and then submit the graduation certificate with Governmental Verification before 1-Mar-18.
    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]
    • a) TOPIK Level 4+ (Level 2+ for Engineering & Science major applicants)
    • b) Intensive Korean Level 5+ at UOU Korean Language Education Centre (Level 4+ for Engineering & Science major applicants)
    • * Korean Language certificates need to be submitted before 9-Feb-18.

  • [English-medium Programme]
    • 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) Citizens of countries where the first or common language is English
      (According to the announcement of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea.
    • Contact UOU Admission officer to check the details)

    • * English Language certificates need to be submitted before 31-Dec-17.
    • * Language certificates issued within 2 years from the application deadline accepted.
    • * Students in the Korean-medium Programme must pass TOPIK Level 4 to graduate and those in the English-medium Programme must pass TOPIK Level 3 or complete 100-hour of Korean language course to graduate.

3. IMPORTANT NOTICES ON DOCUMENTS SUBMISSION

  • a) Incomplete or incorrect documents may lead to application rejection or failure in the admission process and also if those errors are found after the admission, the admission and the visa will be canceled.
  • b) All the submitted documents are not returnable to the applicants.
  • c) All the submitted documents need to be original except for the graduation certificate and academic transcript which need to be copies with official governmental verification and notarisation.
  • d) Documents not in Korean or English need to be submitted with translation.
  • e) Documents with governmental verification and notarisation are only valid when issued within one year from the offer acceptance deadline.
  • f) Financial status certificate is only valid when issued within one month from the offer acceptance deadline.
  • g) Any issues not listed on the admission guide are processed based on UOU’s admission policy and academic
  • affairs regulation, and if you have any queries on this, please contact UOU admission officer. * The admission guide is announced on both Korean and English versions, and in case there are any disputes for the meaning between the versions, Korean version is prioritised.

4. ADMISSION SCHEDULE

ADMISSION SCHEDULE
Application Period 15-Mar-18 ~ 31-May-18
(English Language Certificate: until 29-Jun-18 / Korean Language Certificate: until 3-Aug-18)
Admission Result Announcement 29-Jun-19
Offer Acceptance Deadline 20-Jul-18
Orientation Dates 30-Aug-18 ~ 31-Aug-18
Semester Dates 3-Sep-18 ~ 21-Dec-18 (Autumn 2018 - 16 weeks)
4-Mar-19 ~ 21-Jun-19 (Spring 2019 – 16 weeks)
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5. 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 name in English on sender’s information when transfer the fee.
  • * All the banking charges are to be paid by the applicants.

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
Biomedical Engineering Y Y Y N 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 Y 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 Y Y Y USD 5,100
Medical Science Y Y Y Y Y USD 5,100
Medicine Y Y Y 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
Translational Medicine N Y Y Y Y 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 for 6 months)

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 (Optional)
* Male: Quad Room / Female: Double Room
Male SH Fee USD 670
Female SH Fee USD 850
Student House
Meal Plan (SHMP) fee(Optional)
7 day plan (3 meals a day) USD 1,100
5 day plan (3 meals a day) USD 750
Self-catered Kitchen USD 150
  • * ISHC is compulsory for all new students except for those holding Korea National Health Insurance.
  • * All new comers are guaranteed a room at on-campus student house for the first semester. From the second semester, however, the student house placement is competitive and thus is processed based on the student’s previous semester GPA.

8. SCHOLARSHIP

1) Language Scholarship
Language Scholarship
Language Scholarship Criteria Code Amount
TOEFL iBT 110+ or IELTS 8.0+ LF-1 50% Tuition Off
TOPIK 6+
TOEFL iBT 100+ or IELTS 7.0+ LF-2 30% Tuition Off
TOPIK 5+
  • * Language scholarship is granted during the regular study period; 4 semesters for Master, 6 for PhD and 8 for Combined course (Only if previous semester’s GPA is over 3.50 out of 4.50)
  • * Language scholarship is applied automatically according to applicant’s language score.
  • * Applicants need to select one in case language and research scholarship are both applicable.
  • * Entrance fee applies to all students.
2) Research Scholarship
Research Scholarship
Research Scholarship Criteria Code Amount
Research scholarship is granted by a professor(faculty adviser) through assessing the academic and research competency of the applicant. (Approval from a professor required)
* 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
  • * Research scholarship is granted during the regular study period; 4 semesters for Master, 6 for PhD and 8 for Combined course (Only if previous semester’s GPA is over 3.50 out of 4.50)
  • * Research scholarship is only available through a professor(faculty adviser) in the major the applicant is applying for. Therefore, an applicant must consult with a professor(faculty adviser) on the scholarship prior to the application process.
  • * Applicants who are currently employed in Korea with working visa are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • * Applicants need to select one in case language and research scholarship are both applicable.
  • * Entrance fee applies to all students.
* Research Scholarship Criteria
Research 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
* Research Assistantship(RA) Stipend
  • RA stipend is granted based on the applicant’s academic and research competency, and the final decision is made by a 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.

9. CONTACT INFORMATION

Sean PARK
Associate Director International Student Service Centre
University of Ulsan


Phone: +82-52-220-5957
E-mail : uou.sean@gmail.com / seanpark@ulsan.ac.kr

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