Why UST

UST VISION 2025

PROUDUST

Training USTians with pride by promotinga creative educational environment

UNIQUE
DIFFERENT
PROFESSIONAL
Excellent
Secure world-leading educational competitiveness

Discovering creative talent and to become real USTians
Establishment of UST21 education system

Entrepreneur
Become a university with industry-academia-research integration

Strengthening the cooperation between UST-GFRIs-corporations
Strengthen the cooperation between GFRIs
Support business start-ups with GFRI-based technologies

Global
Establish global status as a national research university

Improving brand value
Improving cooperation network

Smart
Establish creative knowledge management system

Providing creative educational environment by applying cutting-edge technology
Improving management effectiveness

Students entered in 2016 Fall semester or later

(Unit: credit point)

Students entered in 2016 Fall semester or later
Credit types Evaluation Method Acquired credits
Master’s Doctoral Integrative
Subject credits General courses Either 100-point grading scale or Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 3 3 3
Major courses 100-point grading scale 12 12 24
Research credits Field research Advisory professor - 100-point grading scale 12 12 24
Other lab Taking a minimum of 2 credits is required
Outside institution
Seminar Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 2 2 4
Thesis supervision Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 3 3 3
Total credits 32 32 58

Students entered in 2012 Fall semester or later

(Unit: credit point)

Students entered in 2012 Fall semester or later
Course Evaluation Method Master’s/Doctoral Course Integrative Course
Credit Details Credit Details
Course Credits General Courses Either 100-point grading scale or Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 3 Orientation for freshman, Special lecture, Required general courses 6 Same as Master’s/Doctoral courses
Major Courses 100-point grading scale 12 3 credits per course 24
Research Credits Field Research 100-point grading scale 12 Advisory professor - 24
Other lab Taking a minimum of 2 credits is required
Outside institution
Seminar Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 2 3 credits are offered per class 4
Thesis supervision Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 3 3 credits are offered per class 6
Total credits   32 64

Students entered in 2012 Spring semester or earlier

(Unit: credit point)

Students entered in 2012 Spring semester or earlier
Course Evaluation Method Master’s/Doctoral Course Integrative Course
Credit Details Credit Details
Course Credits General Courses Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 2 Orientation for freshman, Special lecture, Required general courses 4 Same as Master’s/Doctoral courses
Major Courses 100-point grading scale 12 3 credits per course 24
Research Credits Field Research 100-point grading scale 12 Advisory professor - 24
Other lab Taking a minimum of 2 credits is required
Outside institution
Seminar Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 3 3 credits are offered per class 6
Thesis Supervision Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) 3 3 credits are offered per class 6
Total credits   32 64