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Education

EducationGraduation Requirements Master’s Program Requirements

Master’s Program Requirements

Minimum enrollment period

Full-time enrollment for at least two semesters. Part-time enrollment permitted for KAIST scholarship recipients and general scholarship recipients.

General

  • Overall GPA : At least 2.5/4.3
  • Comprehensive exam : Passing of major exam and oral defense
  • Thesis : S (grade)
  • Leadership : S (grade)
  • Ethics and Safety : 1AU

 For students admitted in 2002 or later. Does not apply to general scholarship recipients, international students, and techno MBA students.

Credit Requirements by Department

Credit Requirements by Department
DepartmentProgramTotalCommonMajorResearch
AUMandatoryMandatoryElective
Physics Thesis master’s 33 1 3 9 9 12/2
Mathematical Sciences Thesis master’s 36 1 3 - 21 Within 12 credits
Coursework master’s 36 1 3 - 30 Within 3 credits
Chemistry Master’s 33 1 3 - 18 12
Graduate School of
Nanoscience and Technology
Thesis master’s 33 1 3 15 3 12
Coursework master’s 33 1 3 15 3 12/2