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Admission Guidelines

Application Eligibility

Nationality Requirements: Applicants must meet one of the following Requirements
  • A foreign national whose parents are both foreign nationals
  • Completion of his or her entire education (equivalent to elementary, middle, high school and undergraduate) in a foreign country
Degree Qualification
  • Master’s Degree Program or Integrated Master’s and Doctoral Program
    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university(or expected to receive a bachelor’s degree before the admissions period of the term the applicant is applying for).
  • Ph.D. Degree program
    • A master’s degree from an accredited college or university(or expected to receive a master’s degree before the admissions period of the term the applicant is applying for).
Qualification for Language Proficiency
  • Test of Proficiency in Korean(TOPIK): Level 3 or higher
  • (English Track Only)
    • English language proficiency: TOEFL PBT 550(CBT 210, iBT 80), IELTS 5.5, TEPS 600 or higher
    • Students whose native language is English
    • (Bilingual program Only) Students whose native language is Chinese.
      ※ If you want to apply for Bilingual program, you should contact the ‘China Center’ first. After consulting with them, you should follow their guidelines.
    • Applicants who do not meet either of the above conditions are able to apply if recommended by the chair of the department they are applying to.
      ※ Recommendation form downloadable from website. (http://newcms.kmu.ac.kr/kmugs)

      Please note that International students must obtain one of the above Language Proficiency 1) or 2) or 3) to meet the graduation requirement.

  • Students whose native language is English or Chinese.(Students whose native language is Chinese are limited to the bilingual program)
  • Applicants who do not meet either of the above conditions are able to apply if recommended by the chair of the department they are applying to.
    ※ Recommendation form downloadable from website. (http://newcms.kmu.ac.kr/kmugs)

Departments and Programs

※ "○" indicates the course is open for admission.

Departments and Programs
Area Department Program English
Track
Majors
M.A Ph.D Integ
Humanities and Social Science Korean Language and Literature  
  • Korean Language
  • Korean Literature
  • Sino-Korean Language and Literature
Korean Culture  
  • Korean Food and Culture
  • Korean Tea and Culture
  • Korean Cultural Studies
Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language  
  • Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language
English Language and Literature
  • English Linguistics
  • English Literature
Japanese Studies  
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Japanese Studies
Education  
  • Educational Management and Leadership
  • Educational Psychology and Technology
  • Educational Counseling
  • Educational Statistics and Evaluation
Early Childhood Education  
  • Early Childhood Education
Philosophy  
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics
History and Archaeology  
  • History
  • Archaeology
Theology  
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Systematic Theology
  • Christian Ethics
  • Church History
  • Liturgics and Homiletics
  • Christian Education
  • Missiology
  • Christian Counseling
Business Administration  
  • Operation and Service Management
  • HRM & Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • International Business Administration
     
  • Entrepreneurship
Consumer and Economics  
  • Economics
  • Consumer Science
Humanities and Social Science International Trade  
  • International Trade Theory
  • International Trade Laws and Practices
Accounting  
  • Accounting
  • Taxation
Tourism Management  
  • Tourism Management
Management Information Systems
  • Management Information Systems
Law  
  • Public Law
  • Private Law
Psychology  
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology
Public Administration  
  • Public Administration
Sociology  
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies
Journalism and Mass Communication  
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Digital Media Production
Library and Information Science  
  • Library and Information Science
Police Administration  
  • Police Administration
Creative Writing  
  • Creative Writing
Social Welfare -  
  • Master's: Social Welfare
  • Doctoral
    • Social Work Practice
    • Social Welfare Policy and Administration
Chinese Studies  
  • Chinese Studies
English Education
  • English Education
Art History  
  • Art History
Interpretation and Translation
  • English Interpreting and Translation
  • Chinese Interpreting and Translation
  • Japanese Interpreting and Translation
Fashion Business  
  • Fashion Marketing
International and Area Studies - -   -
Department of Korean Studies - -
Convergence Education★ -  
  • Convergence Education in Humanities and Social Science
  • Business Administration Convergence Education
  • Engineering Convergence Education
  • Arts Convergence Education
Natural Sciences Statistics  
  • Theoretical Statistics
  • Linear Models
  • Nonparametric Statistics
Chemistry  
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
Biology  
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Microbiology
Public Health  
  • Public Health
  • Health & Beauty
Food Science and Technology  
  • Food Science and Technology
Environmental Science  
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Energy
Food Science and Nutrition  
  • Food Science
  • Nutrition
Nursing  
  • Adult and Emergency Nursing
  • Maternal Children and Psychiatric Nursing
  • Community Nursing and Nursing Management
  • Missionary and Pastoral Nursing
Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy
Engineering Architecture  
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architectural Design
  • Landscape Architecture
Chemical Engineering  
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial Chemistry
Urban Planning and Transportation Engineering  
  • Urban Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
Computer Engineering
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Computer Systems
  • Mobile Software
  • Medical Software
  • Game Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering -  
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Medical Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering
Materials Engineering  
  • Metallic Materials
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Electronic Materials
  • Medical Materials
Engineering Civil Engineering  
  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geo-Technical and Construction Engineering
Mechanical Engineering  
  • Mechanical Engineering
Music and Performing Arts Music -  
  • Master’s: Violin, Viola, Cello, Contrabass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Saxophone, Harp, Percussion Instruments, Vocal, Composition, Music Theories, Orchestra Conducting, Choral Conducting, Piano, Organ
  • Doctoral: Musicology
Fine Arts -  
  • Master's: Western Painting, Oriental Painting
  • Doctoral: Fine Arts, Design
Design -  
  • Industrial Design
  • Craft Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
Media Arts - -  
  • Photography
  • Video and Animation
  • Music Technology
Physical Education  
  • Physical Education
  • Dance
Arts Therapy  
  • Music Therapy
  • Arts Therapy
  • Fine Arts Therapy
  • Motion Therapy
Medicine Medicine
  • Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Radiology, Pathology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Plastic Surgery, Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine, Surgery, Otolaryngology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Psychiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, Laboratory Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Dentistry, Anatomy, Dermatology, Nuclear Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Molecular Medicine, Medical Informatics, Emergency Medicine, Medical Genetics, Biomedical Engineering

Admission Process

  • Paper screening is based on the submitted documents.
  • Records of undergraduate school or graduate school are applied a percentile rank.
    • For master’s applicants, records of undergraduate school are reflected.
    • For doctoral applicants, records of undergraduate school and master’s degree course are reflected.
  • Interviews and oral exams are comprehensively evaluated regarding the applicant’s knowledge and aptitude of their major, enthusiasm for study, and the research plan based on the submitted study plan, etc.
  • For applicants residing outside of Korea, an interview over the videophone can be arranged. Please check in the application form to request for a videophone interview.
  • Practical exams will be conducted for applicants of Master of Music and Performing Arts Area.
    • If your score in practical exam is lower than 120, you will be failed
  • If you are absent in any interview or practical exams, you will be failed
  • Detailed evaluation scores will not be disclosed.

Documents to Submit

Documents to submit
Documents to Submit
Documents Program
M.A. Ph.D. Integ
Application form(Designated form)
※ With 2 copies of 4*5 cm colored photo
Study plan(Designated form)
Degree Verification Consent Form(Designated form)
Bachelor’s Diploma or Certificate of Graduation(Original)
(or Certificate of expected graduation)
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Master’s Diploma or Certificate of Graduation(Original)
(or Certificate of expected graduation)
- -
Bachelor’s degree Transcript(Original)
Master’s degree Transcript(Original) - -
List of research results(if applicable)    
Portfolio(Original)
※ Only for MA in department of Fine Arts, Design, Media Arts
- -
Certificate of Language Proficiency(Original)
(or Recommendation letter for applicants who don’t have language proficiency scores)
Original Copy of Bank Statement(Minimum of USD18,000)
A Photocopy of Passport
A Photocopy of Alien Registration card(if applicable)
Documents that prove family relationship

※ Documents which are not in Korean or English must be translated into Korean and notarized.

Additional Documents
  • Applicants who graduated from universities outside of Korea must submit one of the following.
  • Documents for degree verification.
    • Apostille authentication on Degree Certificate.
    • Degree certificates verified by the Korean embassy in applicant’s home country or home country’s embassies/consulates in Korea.

Admission Advice

  • Tel : +82 53 580-6252
  • Web masterGraduate School Administration Team
  • Tel580-6252

Update date2018-10-25