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Application Schedule

Process

Spring Semester

Fall Semester

 Application Submission

November

April - May

Interview

December

June

Acceptance Notification

December

June

Registration January - February

July

 

※ Not all majors require an interview. Applicants will need to attend interviews when it is required by a specific major.

Admission Requirements
  1. A. Degree (Applicants must meet one of the conditions below)
    • (1) Master/ Combined Master & Doctorate course applicants
      • ① Those who have earned a Bachelor's degree
      • ② Those who are expected to earn a Bachelor's degree
    • (2) Doctoral course applicants
      • ① Those who have earned a Master's degree
      • ② Those who are expected to earn a Master's degree
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    B. Nationality (Applicants must meet one of the conditions below)

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    • (1) Those who have foreign citizenship and whose parents also do
    • (2) Applicants with foreign citizenship and have completed entire education courses
    •      (elementary, junior high, high school, and university) outside of Korea
    • (3) Applicants who are citizens of Korea and have completed entire education courses
    •      (elementary, junior high, high school, and university) outside of Korea
    • (4) Applicants who are new settlers from North Korea

     

  2. C. Academic Requirements

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    • (1) Applicants with high academic achievement from their previous universities
    • (2) Applicants who have earned TOPIK level 3 or above
    • (3) Applicants who have earned TOEFL 530, CBT 197, iBT 71, IELTS 5.5, TEPS 600 or above
    • (4) Applicants who meet one of the conditions below:
      • ① Applicants who are native English speakers
      • ② Applicants who have completed their secondary or higher education in English speaking countries (USA, Canada, UK, Australia, South Africa, etc)
      • ③ Applicants whose major is Korean Language in foreign universities
      • ④ Applicants who have obtained a degree in Korean education courses
    • (5) Applicants who have been approved based on their language ability by the departments that they have applied to
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    Applicants must meet at least one condition from above

  3.      Students must meet at least one condition from 1, 2 or 3. Even though they do not, they are still eligible

  4.      if they meet conditions 4 or 5

Required Documents
  1. [ Common Required Documents ]
    • (1) Application form
    • (2) Study plan
    • (3) Self-Introduction
    • (4) Letter of consent for degree verification
    • (5) Letter of request for degree verification
    • (6) Copy of passport
    • (7) Copy of foreign registration card
    • (8) Official family relationship document regarding the applicant and applicant's parents.
    • (9) Official undergraduate school transcript/ Graduate school transcript
    • (10) Official undergraduate school graduation certificate/ graduate school graduation certificate
    • (11) Certificate of Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP): In case an applicant is supported by
    •       NIIED (National Institute for International Education).
    • (12) Official language (English or Korean) test results (transcript)


    [ Additional Required Documents ]
     

    • (1) Only for those applicants who have graduated from universities in China
      • A. Verification Report of a Chinese Higher Education Qualification Certificate
      • B. Credentials Report
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    • (2) Applicants who have completed entire education courses (elementary, junior high, high school and university) outside of Korea: Graduation certificate and transcript for elementary, junior high, high school, and university
      • ※ In case of studying at Apostille agreed countries, please submit Apostille certificate

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    • (3) North Korean defectors (NORTH KOREAN REFUGEES PROTECTION AND SETTLEMENT SUPPORT ACT):
    •       North Korean defectors registration certificate

 

Evaluation
A. SKKU’s selection committees for each major recruit students based on their total grades
  • B. The evaluation results of each major (document screening, interview) and language ability are the most important standards.
  • C. Some majors require interviews (Not all) and Applicants will need to attend interviews when it is required
  •      by a specific major
  • D. Applicants who have not properly prepared the required documents will not be selected
  • E. SKKU does not recruit applicants that possess a lack of learning ability regardless of the Admission Quota

 

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