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

UST Curriculum

UST provides departmentalized and specialized curriculum in various fields such as theory, research, seminar, and thesis.

General Course

General Course
Subject Classification Brief explorationof courses Course Period CoursesRegistration Period Credit Grading
General
Courses
Summer/
Winter School
Basic Science, refinement and convergence oriented lecture by professionals 3 nights and4days each semester Designated Periodduringthe vacation 2 S/U
(Satisfactory/
Unsatisfactory)
or
percentage
Newcomers Orientation Program to guide students as to UST academic rules andhelp students to adapt to new school lives, targeting incoming students every semester Before thesemester begins Designated Periodbefore thesemester begins 3
Korean Languagecourse Learning Korean for foreign student Wholes emester 0
Common Liberalarts Lectures on common theories of liberal arts    1

Incoming freshmen training will begin from the 2016 Fall semester.

The information mentioned above can be revised or changed.

Major Courses

Major CoursesMajor Courses
Subject Classification Brief explorationof courses Course Period CoursesRegistration Period Credit Grading
Major Courses Newcomers Orientation Basic Science and General Engineering to help students to enhance research competitiveness,targeting incoming students every semester  Before thesemester begins  Designated Periodbefore thesemester begins 3 Percentage
The others Lectures on theories of major field of study Before thesemester begins  Designated Periodbefore thesemester begins 3
  • More than 16 hours for 1 credit
  • More than 12 credits in the master's/doctoral program and more than 24 credits in the integrative program must be completed.

Field Research

Field Research
Course Information Credit Approval Grade Evaluation
Composed of theoretical courses and laboratory experiments relevant to research projects that students participate in A maximum 6 credits can be taken and approved per semester: 2 credit points (8 weeks), 4 credit points (16 weeks) Evaluated using a 100-point grading system
Field Research
Completion Division Subdivision Lecturers Required Documents Note
Field Research Advisory professor Advisory professor, joint advisory professor Field Research Report -
Other research labs UST professors excluding advisory professor, joint advisory professor Taking minimum 2 credits is required
Outside institution other universities, corporations, or other research institutes
  • Field Research (within UST) is divided into 2 field research types: (1) led by an advisory professor and (2) led by other research labs. The type will be decided in line with the agreement of the lecturer and advisory professors (including joint advisory professors).
  • Students are required to submit field research report before its designated deadline. If not, its credit points cannot be acquired.

Seminar

SeminarSeminar
Course Information Credit Approval Evaluation Method
  • Participate in a technology lecture, meeting for research outcome presentation, internal/external seminar, etc.
  • Present research outcome and discuss on the products of students’ studies
  • Must attend at least 8 meetings and give a presentation at least 1 time.
Each seminar course accounts for 3 credits Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U)system

Thesis Supervision

Thesis Supervision
Information Credit Approval Evaluation Method Note
Thesis Supervision Each course accounts for 3 credits Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) system Before you sign up for the course, you need to discuss it with your advisory professor so that he/she can open the course. (Students are only allowed to take the courses opened by their advisory professors.)

Applicants can register for courses once per semester.