Academic Affairs

Undergraduate

  • Tuition Fee payment

    • Outline
      Subject of tuition fee payment
      • Enrolled student, student returning to school, and re-admitted students (include full scholarship)
      Amount of tuition fee
      • Engineering field: 3,144,000 won
      • Business administration field: 2,650,000 won
      • * Amounts can be changed by deduction of scholarship, installments or excess semester. Please check your tuition bill before you pay.
      Payment for excess semester
      • The amount is decided according to the number of course credits: 0 credit, 1~3 credits, 4~6 credits, 7~9credits, 10 credits~
    • Procedure and How to
      Procedure
      • Tuition fee bill printing: Portal ‣ Enroll/Scholarship ‣ Print Tuition Fee
      • Period: Regular and additional period
      • * Please refer to the Portal-Academic-Enroll/Scholarship bulletin board before the period.
      Type of payment
      • Single payment: payment of all tuition fee at a time
      • Installment payment: 2nd/4th/6thinstallments (only UNIST scholarship students can 6th installments)
      • * Student who want to pay the tuition fee in installments must apply for installment payment in a designated period.
      • * If a student apply for installment, he/she cannot apply for a student loan.
      • Application for 0 won: Full scholarship students who have deducted from tuition must apply for ⌜Registration of full scholarship⌟ on portal in a regular or additional payment period. If a student does not apply, he/she will not be enrolled in that semester.
      How to
      • (Bank) KyongNam Bank are available. All students will be given each of virtual account number and can pay through ATM, Internet Banking, Smart Banking or without a bankbook.
      • * Student can pay using ⌜Tuition payment⌟menu. The payment can not be made between other banks in ATM machine.
      • (Credit Card)Kyongnam BC Card: Payment in person by visiting the credit card branch and also using bank website
      • * If you visit the branch, tuition fee bill, credit card and identification of card holder are needed.
    • Others
      Browse and print a tuition fee receipt
      • Student can print a tuition fee receipt in portal.
      • You can print receipt after 18:00 the day of payment if you make a payment before 16:00. In case of payment after 16:00, you can print receipt the day after payment.
      Returning tuition fee
      • Object: Giving up admission, withdrawal
      • * In case of leave of absence, there is no refund and the tuition fee will be carried forward to next semester. Payment in installment will be returned as an exception.
      Action for tuition fee defaulter
      • In accordance with article 38 of UNIST school regulations, students who do not complete the tuition fee payment will be expelled.
  • Academic Leave of Absence/ Academic Return

    • Academic Leave of Absence
      Type of academic leave
      • General leave of absence: Study, studying abroad, waiting for the enlistment, personal reasons, illness, internship, entrepreneurship, and etc.
      • Academic leave of absence for military service
        • ※ matters to be attended to
        • Students joining the army during academic leave must apply for academic leave for military service with a copy of the notice for military duty attached.
        • If student joins the army without an application for a academic leave and a copy of the notice, he will be expelled.
        • If going home is ordered in the military service, you should submit a certificate of the order, request for academic return or general leave to your school office directly.
      Duration of academic leave
      • General leave of absence may be extended up to 1 year on a semester basis
      • Period of academic leave shall not exceed 2 years in total during the period of attendance
      • ※ However, in case of a pregnancy, childbirth, childcare(within 2 years), entrepreneurship(within 2 years), illness, etc., the President may authorize additional leave of absence.
      Student who cannot apply for academic leave
      • Freshmen cannot apply for academic leave for the first semester except for the military service and illness.
      Application period
      • January, July (Please refer to the academic calender → Quick link)
      • For a general leave of absence during the semester due to an unavoidable reason, a student should apply before 1/2 of the school days. (Academic Leave of Absence for Military Service is possible after 1/2 of the school days)
      Procedure and How to
      신청방법 및 절차 상세내용을 나타내는 표입니다.
      Classiflcation Contents Procedure
      Application using the Internet General academic leave, leave for military service
      • Portal(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Student Registry → Status Change → Apply for Academic Leave
      • Procedure:
        ApplicationApproval of Academic advisorApproval of the school headApproval of the person in charge
      Application via document Leave for illness, entrepreneurship, pregnancy and childbirth, childcare, etc.
      • Homepage → Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affairs → Undergraduate School → Academic Form
      • * Procedure:
        Fill in 'Request for academic leave' formGet an approval of academic advisorSubmit it to the school office
      Application documents
      • Academic leave of absence for military service: Application for the academic leave of absence, the notice of enlistment
      • Academic leave of absence due to illness: Application for the academic leave of absence, a medical certificate from a national or public general hospital or a specialist(over 4 weeks), a confirmation of hospitalization(If applicable), a detailed statement of treatment, and etc.
      • Academic leave of absence due to pregnancy, childbirth, childcare: Application for the academic leave of absence, a pregnancy confirmation, a birth confirmation, family relations certificate, plans for study and etc.
      • Academic leave of entrepreneurship: Application for the academic leave of absence, a business plan and written opinion, a business license, a copy of occupancy application and contract, and etc. (Please contact the Startup Support Team for the detailed information.)
      Check points when applying for academic leave
      • Books checked out: When applying for academic leave, no books should be overdue and all books checked out should be returned.
      • Scholarship: Scholarship recipients must consult with the staff member in charge of the scholarship from the Student Affairs Team(052-217-1135) before applying for academic leave for return of scholarship.
      • Tuition fee should be paid in the designated period.(Please refer to the academic calendar)
      • If a reason for suspension of mobilization of reserve troops or education and training is removed(dismissal, retirement, expulsion, academic leave of absence, voluntary withdrawal, and etc.), a student have to report it to the affiliated battalion commander of reservist within 14 days.
      • ※ If a student do not report within 14 days, he will be punished according to the 'Establishment of Homeland Reserve Forces Act'.
    • Academic Return
      Application period
      • January, July (Please refer to the academic calender → Quick link)
      • ※ If the date of discharge from military service corresponds to less than 1/4 of the class days, academic return may be granted. (Student should check the attendance himself.)
      How to(On-line)
      • Portal(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Student Registry → Status Change → Apply for academic return
      Procedure
      • ApplicationApproval of academic advisorApproval of the school headApproval of the person in charge
      Application documents
      • Academic return from military service: a copy of the certificate of discharge or an abstract of the certificate of residence(with a history of military service) should be attached.
  • Voluntary Withdrawal/Expulsion/Readmission

    • Voluntary Withdrawal
      How to apply
      • Homepage>Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affairs → Undergraduate School → Academic Form
      Procedure
      • Fill out the application formFace-to-face talk and approval of academic advisorApproval of the school headSubmit it to the school office
    • Expulsion
      Type of expulsion
      • UNIST School Regulation: Article 38, 58, 63, 65 and 76
        • 1) A student whose leave of absence period has expired and do not return to school in the relevant semester
        • 2) Students who have not enrolled in or registered for courses within the period without reasonable cause
        • 3) A student who has been given academic warnings a total of three times
        • * A student who has been given academic warnings in two consecutive semesters based on enrolled semesters shall be suspended for 1 year(It is applied for students who admitted from 2014.)
        • * If a student is given a academic warning after readmission, he/she will be expelled permanently.
        • 4) A person who fails to obtain the degree after the length of enrollment has expired
        • 5) Expulsion according to disciplinary action
    • Readmission
      Definition
      • A student who withdraws or is expelled from UNIST returns to the undergraduate program within 3 years. (It is limited to once.)
      • President approves readmission according to recommendation of academic advisor and the school head.
      How to apply
      • Please refer to the notice on portal in November and May.
      Procedure
      • Fill out the formReceive a written opinion of academic advisorApproval of the Department(School) CommitteeApproval of the president
      Recognition of credits and attendance period
      • The credits already obtained by the readmitted student may be acknowledged by the President considering the opinions of the advisor and the school head.
      • The attendance period of the readmitted student shall be calculated from the date of first enrollment in each program of UNIST.
      Students who can not be readmitted
      • 1. A person whose attendance period has expired
      • 2. A person who was expelled due to disciplinary actions
      • 3. A person who has been given academic warnings a total of three times
  • Choice and Change of Interdisciplinary Major (Track-based Curriculum)

    • Interdisciplinary major
      Definition
      • Interdisciplinary major means a specialized unit that systematically manages a series of interdisciplinary integrated education courses for the purpose of fostering talents in specific fields in accordance with the needs of UNIST.
      • Students shall complete two or more tracks for completing interdisciplinary major.
      • In interdisciplinary major diploma, 1st track/school/degree and 2nd track/school are written.
      Criteria for choosing track
      • Student should select the 1st track from a school within their admitted fields.
      • They can choose the 2nd track from any of the schools they want.
      Notes
      • It is not allowed to double count the credits of the same subject in the course of a major track and interdisciplinary major track.
      • Students would follow curriculum, graduation requirement to which they were admitted.
    • Choice of school and track
      Qualification and application period
      • Enrolled freshmen in their 2nd semester who are in School of New UNISTars should choose 1st/2nd track.
      • Preliminary application of freshmen for multi disciplinary majors: This is just a preliminary application, therefore ineffective. (at the end of the 1st semester)
      • Final application for multi-disciplinary majors will be processed at the end of 2nd semester (Please refer to the academic calender → Quick link)
      How to apply
      Procedure
      • Application of StudentApproval of Academic Advisor Approval of (Present Affiliation) School Head Approval of (Changed Affiliation) School HeadApproval of Staff in Educational Affairs Team
      • ※ Entrants who was selected as Entrepreneurship Talent Admission should select EPS track as 2nd track
    • Change of school and track
      Application period
      Qualification
      • Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors who want to change (Students who are in the 9 semester or more are not possible to apply for Field/School/Track change)
      • Qualification of Interdisciplinary double major Application: Enrolled students who are in their 6th or 7th semester, and who are taking curriculum on and after 2014.(Graduate-to-be cannot apply.)
      How to apply
      Procedure
      • Application of StudentApproval of Academic AdvisorApproval of (Present Affiliation)Staff in charge of Academic AffairsApproval of (Present Affiliation) School HeadApproval of (Changed Affiliation) Staff in charge of Academic AffairsApproval of (Changed Affiliation) School HeadApproval of Staff in Educational Affairs Team
      • ※ If students choose tracks of other field, they have to complete the fundamental courses of the other field.
      Notes
      • Change of school: Changing school in the same field
      • Change of track: Changing 1track/2track in the same school
    • Change of field
      Application period
      Qualification
      • Sophomores, Juniors who meets the requirements below
      계열변경에 관련된 내용을 나타내는 표입니다.
      Classification Engineering Field → Business Administration Field Business Administration Field → Engineering Field
      Students Enrolled between 2009~2010 GPA 3.3 or higher
      • GPA 3.3 or higher
      • Math/Science Field Fundamentals GPA 3.3 or higher
      Students Enrolled between 2011~2015 GPA 3.3 or higher
      • GPA 3.3 or higher
      • Math/Science Field Fundamentals GPA 3.5 or higher
      Students Enrolled after 2016 GPA 3.3 or higher
      • GPA 3.3 or higher
      • Math/Science Field Fundamentals GPA 3.5 or higher
      • Completion of 4 or more Math/Science Field Fundamentals; and Fulfillment of 3.3(B+) or higher for each course
      • Minimum credits required for each semester regarding change of fields
      Required Credits for Field Change Per Semester
      Required credits for field change
      Semesters Earned Credits
      3rd semester 35 or more
      4th semester 52 or more
      5th semester 70 or more
      6th semester 87 or more
      7th semester 105 or more
      8th semester 122 or more
      How to apply
      Procedure
      • Application of StudentApproval of Academic Advisor Approval of (Present Affiliation) School Head Approval of (Changed Affiliation) School HeadApproval of Staff in Educational Affairs Team
      • ※ Please attach the transcript.
      • ※ If students who want change track/school should face-to-face talk and get the approval of academic advisor.
      Notes
      • If students change their field, they have to complete the fundamental and major courses in the changed field.
    • Interdisciplinary Double Major
      Definition
      • A interdisciplinary double major requires completion of 54 or more credits in Track 1 and 48 or more credits in the interdisciplinary double track.
      • ※ 09~15 entrants: 1st track 48 credits, multidisciplinary major 48 credits
      • To complete a interdisciplinary double major, a student shall complete 48 or more credits including the mandatory credits required in the relevant track. Up to nine overlapping credits are accepted.
      • If a student cannot fulfill 1st track major required/electives and double major required/electives at the same time even with 9 overlapping credits, he/she cannot apply for interdisciplinary double major.
      • ※ Students who complete the interdisciplinary double major, he/she can get 1st/2nd degree and the name of 1st/2nd of the school/track is also mentioned in the graduation diploma.
      Application period
      Qualification
      • Enrolled students who are in 6,7th semester
      How to apply
      • Homepage → Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affair → Undergraduate School → Academic Form
      Procedure
      • Fill out the application formApproval of academic advisorApproval of (1st track and double major track) the school headSubmit the application form and transcript to 1st track school
       

    Choice and Change of Major (Department-based Curriculum)

    • 1. Major Application and Change
      Definition
      • Undergraduate students can complete their major with the minor(double major)
      • In order to complete a minor(double major), students should apply their application with the advisor’s approval
      Criteria for choosing major
      • Students should select the department within their admitted fields.
      • They can choose the minor(double major) from any of the departments they want.
      Notes
      • Students who select a New curriculum, the application for double major or minor completion is not mandatory (possible to take a single major)
      • It is not allowed to double count the credits of the same subject in the course of a major track and minor(double major) track.
      • Students would follow the curriculum, graduation requirements of the admitted department of the minor(double major); It should be complete major courses on and over 36 credits for double major and on and over 18 credits for the minor. It is acceptable until 6 credits in duplicate as a minor and a free elective.
    • 2. Major Application
      Qualification and application period
      • Enrolled freshmen in their 2nd semester who are in School of New UNISTars should choose the major.
      • Student should select the major within their admitted fields. (Business Administration/Engineering)
      • Preliminary application of freshmen for majors: at the end of 1st semester
      • Final application for majors : at the end of enrolled 2nd semester (refer to the academic calendar)
      How to Apply
      • Porta(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Student Registry → (Dept. Curriculum) Major Application/Change
      • Application of StudentApproval of Academic AdvisorApproval of (Present Affiliation) Department(School) HeadApproval of (Changed Affiliation) Department(School) HeadApproval of Staff in Educational Affairs Team
    • 3. Minor(Double major) Application/Change
      Qualification and application period
      • Application for Minor(Double Major): Students who complete over 2 semesters (3rd~8th semester)
      • Change for Major/Minor/Double Major: Students who complete over 2 semesters (3rd~8th semester)
      • Students who are on and more 9th semester and the graduate-to-be cannot apply
      • Students can cancel his/her double major program until their graduation semester
      Notes
      • Students should follow curriculum of their minor(double major); minor requires completion of 18 or more major credits and double major requires of 36 or more major credits . Major credits of minor(double major) will be admitted up to 6 credits as a free elective.
      • Students would follow curriculum, graduation requirement to which they were admitted.
      • If students change his/her major/minor/double major, credits earned are effective only when they are matched with the curriculum of the desired department, they could be admitted in whole or in part with the opinion of the desired department head and advisor.
      How to Apply : Same as the major application
         
    • 4. Change of Field
      Qualification and application period
      • Students until 8th semester, requirements are different by entrance year
      Requirements
      • Business Administration Field → Engineering Field :
      • (2020 Entrants) Completion of 2 or more semesters, Completion of all Engineering Fundamentals
      • (2021 Entrants~ + Curriculum changed students) Completion of 4 or more semesters, Completion of all Engineering Fundamentals, Completion of 4 or more among 7 required courses of Business Administration
      • Engineering Field → Business Administration Field : No requirement
      How to Apply
      • Porta(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Student Registry → (Dept. Curriculum) Major Application/Change
      • Application of StudentApproval of Academic AdvisorApproval of (Present Affiliation) Department(School) HeadApproval of (Changed Affiliation) Department(School) HeadApproval of Staff in Educational Affairs Team
      Notes
      • Students who change their field should complete the fundamental and major courses in the changed field.
  • Class Period/Attendance Period/Academic Year・Semester

    • Class period
      Definition
      • Period that the students must register and take courses for graduation or course completion
      • Master's Program: 2 years(4 semesters)
      • Doctoral Program: 4 years(8 semesters)
      • Combined Master's-Doctoral Program: 6 years(12 semesters)
      • ※ A person who meets the requirements for degree conferment may be conferred a degree regardless of the class period of the program
    • Attendance period
      Definition
      • The maximum period that is allowed for the students to be enrolled
      • Master's Program: 3 years(6 semesters)
      • Doctoral Program: 6 years(12 semesters)
      • Combined Master's-Doctoral Program: 7 years(14 semesters)
      • ※ Students who do not complete the program until the period ends will be expelled from the university.
    • Academic year/semester
      Academic year
      • From March 1 to the end of February of the following year.
      Semester
      • Regular semester(1, 2 semester): 16 weeks per a semester
      • Seasonal session(Summer, Winter): 4~6 weeks per a session
  • Course Registration

    • Browsing opened courses
      Period
      • Please refer to the notice on portal every semester.
      How to
      • Portal(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic Affairs → Course taking → Opening → Lecture Schedule (It can be also browsed on Homepage 'Browse Opened Course' menu.)
      Notes
      • Please register for courses on the basis of graduation requirements and curriculum.
    • Course advising
      Application period
      • Please refer to the notice on portal every semester.
      How to apply
      • Portal(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Course taking → Registration → Apply for Consultation/Status Inquiry
      Procedure
      • ApplicationApproval of academic advisor
      Notes
      • If students cannot get an approval from the academic advisor, they cannot register for courses. (except for freshmen)
    • Course credit change
      Application period
      • Please refer to the notice on portal every semester.
      Qualification and credits
      • A student who has a GPA of 3.4 or higher and does not have a fail (F) in the previous semester can apply for up to 24 credits.
      • In principle, a student who has received an academic warning in the previous semester can apply for up to 18 credits.
      How to apply
      Procedure
      • Application of studentApproval of academic advisorApproval of school head
    • Course registration
      Application period
      How to apply
      Course registration credits
      • Minimum 10 credits ~ Maximum 21 credits
      • ※ In case of the minimum application, students from 8 semesters are excluded.
      Application for graduate course
      • You can apply through waiting list system only for master's courses of 500,600-unit course. (during course registration waiting period)
    • Course Confirmation and Change
      Application period
      • One week after the semester begins
      How to apply
      Notes
      • The remain credits must be over 10 credits after course change.
    • Course repeat
      Grading criteria
      • The grade obtained after repeat may be up to B+.
      • When course repeating occurs, the previous grade should be deleted and the new grade remains with the mark ‘R’ before its course classification.
      Notes
      • Please check the course repeat information(course title, former grade and etc.) in a pop-up window when apply for the course.
  • Course Drop

    • Application period
      • 2~4th week of every semester (during 3 weeks)
      How to apply
      Procedure
      • Application of studentApproval of course instructorApproval of academic advisorApproval of school head
      Notes
      • The remain credits must be over 10 credits after course drop.
      • ※ In case of the minimum application, students from 8 semesters are excluded.
      • The course will be deleted from registration record and transcript after the school head approves it.
      • Students can check the application process on the portal menu.
  • Attendance/Grade/Exam

    • Attendance
      Criteria for attendance
      • A grade can be given only when a student attends more than 3/4 of the total number of classes.
      • Standard for poor attendance
        교과목 학점에 따른 출석미달기준 내용을 나타내는 표입니다.
        Credits Times of class Poor attendance
        1 credit 16 times over 5 times(5~16 times) of absence → F Grade
        2~3 credit 32 times over 9 times(9~32 times) of absence → F Grade
      • ※ If a student wishes to be granted attendance due to unavoidable reasons, the student may submit the attendance acknowledgement to the professor in charge of the course to have attendance recognized
      Mobile Attendance System
      • Processing and managing the class attendance through the attendance check system(Beacon+Wifi) in each classroom.
      • Criterion of Attendance Checking
        • Between the minutes before a lecture begins and ten minutes after it starts : Attendance ( O )
        • Ten minutes to thirty minutes after a lecture starts : Lateness ( / )
        • Thirty minutes after a lecture to the end of it : Absence ( X )
        • Not present at a lecture : Absence ( X )
    • Grade
      Grading System
      • The grades shall be classified as follows, and D- or higher and S shall be recognized as acquired credits.
        학업성적은 다음과 같이 분류하며, D-이상과 S를 학점 취득 내용을 나타내는 표입니다.
        Grade A+ A- B+ B- C+ C- D+ D- F S U I
        GPA 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.0 Not calculated
      • Courses that instructors have difficulty with giving exact grades like research courses can be evaluated with S (successful) or U (unsuccessful).
      • If grades are determined, it is temporarily marked as "I" (Incomplete)
      Browsing grade
      • All semesters: Portal → Academic Affairs → Grade → Academic Transcript
      • Relevant semester: Portal → Academic Affairs → Grade → Final Semester Grades
    • Exams
      Types of exam
      • Periodic exams: Mid-term exam and final exam
      • Irregular exams: Quizzes, reports, laboratory practice reports, assignments and etc.
      • Period of exam: Please refer to the academic calendar.
      • The exams for liberal arts courses and basic courses of the fields shall be conducted according to an examination timetable, and the locations and times for other courses shall be designated and implemented at the discretion of the professor in charge.
      Additional exam
      • A student who cannot take the exam due to illness or other unavoidable reasons shall fill in a supplementary application form with supporting documents before the exam starts and obtain approval from the professor in charge of the course and the advisor, and then receive permission of the President.
      • Courses approved by submission of additional exams shall be temporarily marked as "I" (Incomplete) until grades are determined by the additional exams. If the student fails to take the additional exam, the grade the course shall be marked as "F."
      • An additional exam and grade confirmation shall be given within 1 month after the end of the course.
  • Credit Transfer/Credit Carryover

    • AP(Advanced Placement)
      Definition
      • AP is a program which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. Universities may grant course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations.
      • 5 science and technology universities(KAIST, GIST, DGIST, UNIST, POSTECH) and 8 gifted science high school and 20 science high school has signed a MOU and developed AP programs.
      Curriculum
      • Math: Calculus Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Linear algebra, Probability and statistics
      • Physics: General Physics Ⅰ/Ⅱ, General Physics Lab Ⅰ/Ⅱ
      • Chemistry: General Chemistry Ⅰ/Ⅱ, General Chemistry Lab Ⅰ/Ⅱ
      • Biology: General Biology
      • IT: Programming and problem solving
      Application period
      • Early~mid February
      Procedure
      • Submit a transcript and Application of Recognition of AP credits to the office of School of New UNISTars → Approval of AP credit by Educational Affairs Team after closing of 1st semester.
      • * AP grade is not calculated on GPA.
    • Domestic students exchange program
      Definition
      • It is a program which students study at one of their university's partner universities according to the scholarship exchange agreement.
      • Domestic students exchange program
        • 1) (Science and Technology University) KAIST, POSTECH, GIST, DGIST
        • 2) Seoul National Univ, Yonsei Univ, Korea Univ, Kyungpook National Univ, Pusan national Univ, Chonnam national Univ, Chonbuk national Univ, Handong Univ, Korea Maritime and Ocean University
      • ※ Please contact Center for International Affairs for international students exchange programs.
      Qualification
      • 1. A student enrolled in 3rd~8th semester in terms of the dispatch semester (up to 8th semester for summer/winter session exchange), impossible to exchange in the last semester before graduation
      • 2. A student whose accumulated grade point average until the latest semester is 2.7 or above (however, the accumulated grade point average does not apply to the summer season semester for students in their first school year)
      • 3. A student who has not received C-level grades for two or more courses in an credit exchange program with another university.
      • 4. No records of punishment, no records of academic warning of the last semester before exchange.
      Application period
      • Regular semester: 3 months before the semester begins
      • Seasonal session: 1 month before the session begins
      • ※ Please refer to the notice on portal every semester.
      How to apply
      Application Procedure
      • Application of studentApproval of course instructorApproval of academic advisorApproval of Department(School) headApproval of Educational Affairs Team
      Procedure of credit recognition
      • Upload a transcript and input gradeApproval of course instructorApproval of academic advisorApproval of Department(School) headRecognition of credit
      Notes
      • Up to 12 credits obtained in a partner university shall be accepted during the period of enrollment, subject to an exception for the credits obtained through an exchange program among the Scientific Technology Characterization Universities.
    • Credit Transfer
      Definition
      • An undergraduate student who is entered in UNIST after withdrawal from other universities may take the undergraduate course credit of previous university (undergraduate course)
      Requirement
      • on and more sophomore (3rd semester)
      Restrictions and Recognition
      • only recognized for acquired credits on and more C0(2.0), it can be recognized within ¼ of the credits for graduation
      How to apply
      • Homepage → Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affairs → Undergraduate Course → Academic Form
      Procedure
      • Fill out application form(Attach a transcript)Approval of Course Advisor, Academic Advisor and Department(School) HeadSubmit it to the department(school) office
      Notes
      • Credits completed in the courses in UNIST and the records related therewith shall be accepted and indicated as they are for the courses for which credit transfer is accepted. (credits and records shall be excluded from the calculation of the total average GPA.)
  • Academic Forms

    학부,대학원별 학사양식 표입니다.
    Undergraduate Graduate
    Class
    Grade
    School Register
    Graduation

Graduate

  • Tuition Fee payment

    • Outline
      Subject of tuition fee payment
      • Enrolled student, student returning to school, and re-admitted students (include full scholarship)
      Amount of tuition fee
      • Graduate school
        • Engineering field: 3,840,000won
        • Business Administration field: 3,240,000won
      • Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Management: 4,950,000won
      • Graduate School of Technology and Innovation Management
        • Master(part time): 4,500,000won
        • Master(full time)/Doctor(full time): 6,500,000won
      • Graduate School of Creative Design Engineering: 3,840,000won
      • * Amounts can be changed by deduction of scholarship, installments or excess semester. Please check your tuition bill before you pay.
      Payment for excess semester
      • The amount is decided according to the required credits for graduation: 0 credit, 1~3 credits, 4 credits~
    • Procedure and How to
      Procedure
      • Tuition fee bill printing: Portal ‣ Enroll/Scholarship ‣ Print Tuition Fee
      • Period: Regular and additional period
      • * Please refer to the Portal-Academic-Enroll/Scholarship bulletin board before the period.
      Type of payment
      • Single payment: payment of all tuition fee at a time
      • Installment payment: 2nd/4th/6thinstallments (only UNIST scholarship students can 6th installments)
      • * Student who want to pay the tuition fee in installments must apply for installment payment in a designated period.
      • If a student apply for installment, he/she cannot apply for a student loan.
      • Application for 0 won: Full scholarship students who have deducted from tuition must apply for ⌜Registration of full scholarship⌟ on portal in a regular or additional payment period. If a student does not apply, he/she will not be enrolled in that semester.
      How to
      • (Bank) KyongNam Bank are available. All students will be given each of virtual account number and can pay through ATM, Internet Banking, Smart Banking or without a bankbook.
      • * Student can pay using ⌜Tuition payment⌟menu. The payment can not be made between other banks in ATM machine.
      • (Credit Card) Kyongnam BC Card: Payment in person by visiting the credit card branch and also using bank website
      • * If you visit the branch, tuition fee bill, credit card and identification of card holder are needed.
    • Others
      Browse and print a tuition fee receipt
      • Student can print a tuition fee receipt in portal.
      • You can print receipt after 18:00 the day of payment if you make a payment before 16:00. In case of payment after 16:00, you can print receipt the day after payment.
      Returning tuition fee
      • Object: Giving up admission, withdrawal
      • * In case of leave of absence, there is no refund and the tuition fee will be carried forward to next semester. Payment in installment will be returned as an exception.
      Action for tuition fee defaulter
      • In accordance with article 38 of UNIST school regulations, students who do not complete the tuition fee payment will be expelled.
  • Academic Leave of Absence/ Academic Return

    • Academic Leave of Absence
      Type of academic leave
      • General leave of absence: Study, studying abroad, waiting for the enlistment, personal reasons, illness, internship, entrepreneurship, and etc.
      • Academic leave of absence for military service
        • ※ matters to be attended to
        • Students joining the army during academic leave must apply for academic leave for military service with a copy of the notice for military duty attached.
        • If student joins the army without an application for a academic leave and a copy of the notice, he will be expelled.
        • If going home is ordered in the military service, you should submit a certificate of the order, request for academic return or general leave to your school office directly.
      Duration of academic leave
      • General leave of absence may be extended up to 1 year on a semester basis
      • Period of academic leave shall not exceed 2 years in total during the period of attendance
      • ※ However, in case of a pregnancy, childbirth, childcare(within 2 years), entrepreneurship(within 2 years), illness, etc., the President may authorize additional leave of absence.
      Student who cannot apply for academic leave
      • Freshmen cannot apply for academic leave for the first semester except for the military service and illness.
      Application period
      • January, July (Please refer to the academic calender → Quick link)
      • For a general leave of absence during the semester due to an unavoidable reason, a student should apply before 1/2 of the school days. (Academic Leave of Absence for Military Service is possible after 1/2 of the school days)
      Procedure and How to
      신청방법 및 절차 상세내용을 나타내는 표입니다.
      Classiflcation Contents Procedure
      Application using the Internet General academic leave, leave for military service
      • Portal(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Student Registry → Status Change → Apply for Academic Leave
      • Procedure:
        ApplicationApproval of Academic advisorApproval of the school headApproval of the person in charge
      Application via document Leave for illness, entrepreneurship, pregnancy, child care
      • Homepage → Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affairs → Graduate School → Academic Form
      • * Procedure:
        Fill in 'Request for academic leave' formGet an approval of academic advisorSubmit it to the school office
      Application documents
      • Academic leave of absence for military service: Application for the academic leave of absence, the notice of enlistment
      • Academic leave of absence due to illness: Application for the academic leave of absence, a medical certificate from a national or public general hospital or a specialist(over 4 weeks), a confirmation of hospitalization(If applicable), a detailed statement of treatment, and etc.
      • Academic leave of absence due to pregnancy, childbirth, childcare: Application for the academic leave of absence, a pregnancy confirmation, a birth confirmation, plans for study and etc.
      • Academic leave of start-up: Application for the academic leave of absence, a business plan and written opinion, a business license, a copy of occupancy application and contract, and etc. (Please contact the Startup Support Team for the detailed information.)
      Check points when applying for academic leave
      • Books checked out: When applying for academic leave, no books should be overdue and all books checked out should be returned.
      • Scholarship: Scholarship recipients must consult with the staff member in charge of the scholarship from the Student Affairs Team(052-217-1135) before applying for academic leave for return of scholarship.
      • Tuition fee should be paid in the designated period.(Please refer to the academic calendar)
      • If a reason for suspension of mobilization of reserve troops or education and training is removed(dismissal, retirement, expulsion, academic leave of absence, voluntary withdrawal, and etc.), a student have to report it to the affiliated battalion commander of reservist within 14 days.
      • ※ If a student do not report within 14 days, he will be punished according to the 'Establishment of Homeland Reserve Forces Act'.
    • Academic Return
      Application period
      • January, July (Please refer to the academic calender → Quick link)
      • ※ If the date of discharge from military service corresponds to less than 1/4 of the class days, academic return may be granted. (Student should check the attendance himself.)
      How to(On-line)
      • Portal(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Student Registry → Status Change → Apply for academic return
      Procedure
      • ApplicationApproval of academic advisorApproval of the school headApproval of the person in charge
      Application documents
      • Academic return from military service: a copy of the certificate of discharge or an abstract of the certificate of residence(with a history of military service) should be attached.
  • Voluntary Withdrawal/Expulsion

    • Voluntary Withdrawal
      How to apply
      • Homepage → Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affairs → Undergraduate School → Academic Form
      Procedure
      • Fill out the application formFace-to-face talk and approval of academic advisorApproval of the school headSubmit it to the school office
    • Expulsion
      Type of expulsion
      • UNIST School Regulation: Article 38, 58, 63, 65 and 76
        • 1) A student whose leave of absence period has expired and do not return to school in the relevant semester
        • 2) Students who have not enrolled in or registered for courses within the period without reasonable cause
        • 3) A student who has been given academic warnings a total of three times
        • * A student who has been given academic warnings in two consecutive semesters based on enrolled semesters shall be suspended for 1 year(It is applied for students who admitted from 2014.)
        • * If a student is given a academic warning after readmission, he/she will be expelled permanently.
        • 4) A person who fails to obtain the degree after the length of enrollment has expired
        • 5) Expulsion according to disciplinary action
  • Change of Major

    • Application period
      How to apply
      • Check academic notice → Write an application form → Written approval of academic advisors and dept./school heads of current and changed affiliations → Submit the application to the office of affiliated college(school)
      • ※ Final approval will be made by the Vice President of Education.
  • Change of Degree Program/Dropping of Degree Program

    • Change of degree program
      Definition
      • A change of program in the master's program to combined master's-doctoral program
      Qualification
      • Enrolled students within master’s coursework period (4 semesters) who earn 16 credits or more and have a GPA of 3.7 or higher.
      Application period
      How to apply
      • Check academic notice → Write an application form → Written approval of academic advisor & dept./school head → Submit the application to the office of affiliated college(school)
    • Dropping of degree program
      Definition
      • A change of program in the master's-doctoral program to combined master's program
      Application period
      How to apply
      • Check academic notice → Write an application form → Written approval of academic advisor & dept./school head → Submit the application to the office of affiliated college(school)
      Notes
      • In case that a student in the combined master's-doctoral program who exceeded 3 years which is attendance period of master's program cannot graduate within one semester after changing to master’s program, he or she shall be expelled.
      • If a student attends the combined program after changing from the master's program as of the first semester in 2012, but completes the combined program with a master's degree, any additional scholarship the student received under the doctoral program may be redeemed from the student.
  • Class Period/Attendance Period/Academic Year・Semester

    • Class period
      Definition
      • Period that the students must register and take courses for graduation or course completion
      • Master's Program: 2 yeras (4 semesters)
      • Doctoral Program: 4 years (8 semesters)
      • Combined Master's-Doctoral Program: 6 years (12 semesters)
      • ※ A person who meets the requirements for degree conferment may be conferred a degree regardless of the class period of the program
    • Attendance period
      Definition
      • The maximum period that is allowed for the students to be enrolled
      • Master's Program: 3 years (6 semesters)
      • Doctoral Program: 6 years (12 semesters)
      • Combined Master's-Doctoral Program: 7 years (14 semesters)
      • ※ Students who do not complete the program until the period ends will be expelled from the university.
    • Academic year/semester
      Academic year
      • From March 1 to the end of February of the following year.
      Semester
      • Regular semester(1, 2 semester): 16 weeks per a semester
      • Seasonal session(Summer, Winter): 4~6 weeks per a session
  • Course Registration

    • Browsing opened courses
      Period
      • Please refer to the notice on portal every semester.
      How to
      • Portal(http://portal.unist.ac.kr) → Academic affairs → Course taking → Opening → Lecture Schedule (It can be also browsed on Homepage 'Browse Opened Course' menu.)
      Notes
      • Please register for courses on the basis of graduation requirements and curriculum.
    • Course registration
      Application period
      • (1st semester) Early February / (2nd semester) Mid August
      How to apply
      Course registration credits
      • Minimum 3 credits ~ Maximum 13 credits
      • ※ Even if students who exceed their class period have to register minimum 3 credits(course or research credits)
      Application for undergraduate course
      • You can apply through waiting list system for undergraduate course.
      • ※ Maximum six credits will be recognized as graduation credits for four hundred unit course only.
      Confirmation of course registration
      • All graduate students should submit 'Confirmation of course registration' with the advisor's sign on it to their department offices before the course change &confirmation period ends.
    • Course Confirmation and Change
      Application period
      • One week after the semester begins
      How to apply
      Notes
      • The remain credits must be over 3 credits after course change.
    • Course repeat
      • Repeating a course shall not be accepted, in principle in a graduate program.
  • Course Drop

    • Application period
      • 2~4th week of every semester (during 3 weeks)
      How to apply
      Procedure
      • Application of studentApproval of course instructorApproval of academic advisorApproval of school head
      Notes
      • The remain credits must be over 3 credits after course drop.
      • The course will be deleted from registration record and transcript after the school head approves it.
      • Students can check the application process on the portal menu.
  • Attendance/Grade/Exam

    • Attendance
      Criteria for attendance
      • A grade can be given only when a student attends more than 3/4 of the total number of classes.
      • Standard for poor attendance
        교과목 학점에 따른 출석미달기준 내용을 나타내는 표입니다.
        Credits Times of class Poor attendance
        1 credit 16 times over 5 times(5~16 times) of absence → F Grade
        2~3 credit 32 times over 9 times(9~32 times) of absence → F Grade
      • ※ If a student wishes to be granted attendance due to unavoidable reasons, the student may submit the attendance acknowledgement to the professor in charge of the course to have attendance recognized
      Mobile Attendance System
      • Processing and managing the class attendance through the attendance check system(Beacon+Wifi) in each classroom.
      • Criterion of Attendance Checking
        • Between the minutes before a lecture begins and ten minutes after it starts : Attendance ( O )
        • Ten minutes to thirty minutes after a lecture starts : Lateness ( / )
        • Thirty minutes after a lecture to the end of it : Absence ( X )
        • Not present at a lecture : Absence ( X )
    • Grade
      Grading System
      • The grades shall be classified as follows, and D- or higher and S shall be recognized as acquired credits.
        학업성적은 다음과 같이 분류하며, D-이상과 S를 학점 취득 내용을 나타내는 표입니다.
        Grade A+ A- B+ B- C+ C- D+ D- F S U I
        GPA 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.0 Not calculated
      • Courses that instructors have difficulty with giving exact grades like research courses can be evaluated with S (successful) or U (unsuccessful).
      • If grades are determined, it is temporarily marked as "I" (Incomplete)
      Browsing grade
      • All semesters: Portal → Academic Affairs → Grade → Academic Transcript
      • Relevant semester: Portal → Academic Affairs → Grade → Final Semester Grades
    • Exams
      Types of exam
      • Periodic exams: Mid-term exam and final exam
      • Irregular exams: Quizzes, reports, laboratory practice reports, assignments and etc.
      • Period of exam: Please refer to the academic calendar.
      • The exams for liberal arts courses and basic courses of the fields shall be conducted according to an examination timetable, and the locations and times for other courses shall be designated and implemented at the discretion of the professor in charge.
      Additional exam
      • A student who cannot take the exam due to illness or other unavoidable reasons shall fill in a supplementary application form with supporting documents before the exam starts and obtain approval from the professor in charge of the course and the advisor, and then receive permission of the President.
      • Courses approved by submission of additional exams shall be temporarily marked as "I" (Incomplete) until grades are determined by the additional exams. If the student fails to take the additional exam, the grade the course shall be marked as "F."
      • An additional exam and grade confirmation shall be given within 1 month after the end of the course.
  • Credit Transfer/Credit Carryover

    • Credit Transfer
      Definition
      • Recognition of lecture credits earned from the same or similar degree program of UNIST or other universities after voluntary withdrawal
      Application period
      • March, September
      • ※ Please refer to the notice on portal for the details.
      How to apply
      • Homepage → Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affairs → Graduate Course → Academic Form
      Procedure
      • Fill out the application form(Attach a transcript and evidential document)Approval of academic advisorSubmit it to the department office
      Credit carryover
      Definition
      • A undergraduate student may take the graduate school courses and obtain credits for the completion of master’s program on condition that credits exceed the number of credits required for graduation of undergraduate program.
      • ※ The credits may be included in the number of credits for the completion of undergraduate program but shall not be accepted for both programs.
      • A doctoral student may take cumulative credits for the completion of the doctoral program from earned credits in the master’s program.
      Application period
      • March, September
      • ※ Please refer to the notice on portal for the details.
      How to apply
      • Homepage → Campus Life → Academic Guidance → Academic Affairs → Graduate Course → Academic Form
      Procedure
      • Fill out application form(Attach a transcript)Approval of academic advisorSubmit it to the department office
      Notes
      • Credits completed in the courses in UNIST and the records related therewith shall be accepted and indicated as they are for the courses for which credit transfer is accepted. (credits and records shall be included from the calculation of the total average GPA.)
  • Academic Forms

    학부,대학원별 학사양식 표입니다.
    Undergraduate Graduate
    Class
    Grade
    School Register
    Graduation