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2018 Spring Semester Graduate School Admission Guideline
Application Schedule
Admission Procedure Date Remarks
Application Period Nov 13 – Dec 7, 2017 Applicant has to submit online application and original application documents by post.
▶ Online application click here
▶ Original application documents should be sent in person or by post to:
Kumoh National Institute of Technology
International Programs and Language Education Center
61 Daehak-ro, Gumi, Gyeongbuk, 39177, Techno Building 4th floor T458, South Korea
☎+82-54-478-7223, Eugene Park
Notification of admission Result 11 AM, Jan 10, 2018 ▶ Results will be posted on the website
http://www.kumoh.ac.kr/
http://eng.kumoh.ac.kr
or click here
Tuition Payment Jan 22 – Jan 24, 2018 ▶ Pick up the tuition invoice at int’l office (T458)
▶ Payment place: Nonghyup bank located on kit campus
▶ Overseas remittance is available
Eligibility
Qualifications
Graduate Qualifications
Master’s Candidates International students (whose parents are both non-Korean) with a bachelor’s degree (by the time of enrollment) or other degrees considered valid by kit and also who have minimum score on one of Korean or English language test
Doctoral Candidates International students (whose parents are both non-Korean) with Master’s degree (by the time of enrollment) or other degrees considered valid by kit and also who have a minimum score on one of Korean or English test
Combined master’s and doctorate program Candidates International students (whose parents are both non-Korean) with a bachelor’s degree (by the time of enrollment) or other degrees considered valid by kit and also who have minimum score on one of Korean or English language test

minimum scores of Korean or English Proficiency
Section TOPIK TOEIC TOEFL (PBT) TOEFL (CBT) TOEFL (IBT) IELTS TEPS
Test Agency in charge of NIIED ETS ETS ETS ETS British Council SNU
Master’s Candidates Level 3 500 450 157 54 4.5 410
Combined master’s and doctorate Candidates Level 3 500 450 157 54 4.5 410
Doctoral Candidates Level 3 550 470 167 58 4.5 455

※ Test scores are not valid for up to two years from the last day of application period.

※ In case of submitting TOPIK level 3 score, please be noted that student should take TOPIK test again and submit TOPIK level 4 or high by the time of graduation. This is kit graduation rule.

※ Any students whose mother tongue is English (US, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa) are not required to hand in English test scores.

※ According to NIIED(National Institute for International Education)’s rule, KGSP(Korean Global Scholarship Program) student’s minimum TOPIK level 3 score must be a score of 84 among all of the TOPIK 3 test sections which is equal to a percentage score of 70 of passing TOPIK level 3.

Scholarship (for both Master’s and Doctoral Candidates)
Scholarship for freshmen & enrolled student

Kit provides scholarships for international students. The detailed criteria, language proficiency score and scholarship duration will be decided later according to the yearly budget. Maximum 4 semesters of scholarships each for Master’s degree candidates and Doctoral degree candidates and maximum 8 semesters of scholarships for Integrated Master’s and Doctoral degree candidates can be provided to international students only if budget allows for it.

Scholarship Type Amount of Scholarship Criteria
Type A Exemption from full tuition • For freshman, language proficiency test result only
• For enrolled student, language proficiency test result along with last semester’s GPA
※ Criteria for scholarship is subject to change according to the budget plan for each year.
Type B Exemption from 50% of tuition
Type C Exemption from 30% of tuition

Type B Scholarship Selection Standard

Minimum Language test score for Type B scholarship is as below.

Scholarship Type TOEFL (PBT) TOEFL (CBT) TOEFL (IBT) TOEIC TEPS TOPIK IELTS
Type B (50% of tuition fee) 570 230 85 750 600 Level 4 6.0

(Type A scholarship selection standard will be decided later)


Precondition for scholarship benefit (Insurance condition)

- Scholarship will be cancelled if scholar does not purchase medical insurance

- For freshmen: Freshmen MUST submit the certificate of medical insurance within 30 days from the beginning of the semester. If fail to do so, scholar should return the scholarship back to school.

- For enrolled student: Enrolled student MUST submit the certificate of medical insurance during the designated period of scholar examination. If fail to do so, scholarship for the next semesters will be automatically cancelled right away.

Academic Departments and Admission Quota
Degree Department Doctoral/combined degree Master’s Quota
Engineering Mechanical Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Mechanical System Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Mechanical Design Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Electronic Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering IT Convergence Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Computer Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Software Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Architectural Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Civil Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Environmental Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Industrial Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Materials Science and Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Polymer Science and Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Materials Design Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Energy and Chemical Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Medical IT Convergence Engineering O O unlimited
Engineering Optical Engineering n/a O unlimited
Natural Sciences Mathematics O O unlimited
Natural Sciences Physics O n/a unlimited
Natural Sciences Applied Chemistry O O unlimited
Business Administration Business Administration O O unlimited

※ IT Convergence Engineering is multi-majored cooperative department.

Required Documents
Documents to be submitted Remarks
1. Application Form (Korean or English) Attached template, photo to be attached
2. Undergraduate and/or Graduate
    Certificate of Graduation or diploma
    (In case of submitting diploma, please submit
    photocopy. We don’t accept original diploma)
Korean or English translated required
3. Undergraduate and/or Graduate Academic Transcript
4. Record of Language Proficiency One of TOEFL, TOPIK, IELTS, TOEIC, TEPS
Refer to the above language criteria
5. Copy of Passport or Alien Registration Card If you have
6. Family Register For Chinese applicant, certificate of all family member’s relationship and ID cards required
7. Self Introduction (Essay) Attached template
8. Study Plan Attached template
9. Bank statement or other Financial certificate • Bank balance certificate
-minimum amount USD 18,000
(In case bank account is not under applicant’s name, additional certificate of relationship has to be submitted)
• Certificate of Scholarship
(certificate of financial support issued from the supervisor or other organization)
10. Recommendation Letter from Alma Mater Attached template

※ Please hand in all required documents to the office of International Programs & Language Education Center.

※ Admission can be cancelled if admission documents are not complete.

Application Fee
  • Application Fee : Free
  • Paper screening.
Accommodation

International students can stay at on-campus dormitory.
Room & board fee should be paid by student’s own expense.
*Approximate boarding expenses
(Boarding expenses for fall semester 2017)

Bldg. Room
type
Meal
option
2nd semester, 2017
Total Meal fee Maintenance cost
Pureum 2
(male only)
double 7days 455,850 531,300 987,150
5days 455,850 429,930 885,780
no meal 455,850 - 455,850
Pureum 3
(female only)
quad 7days 455,050 531,300 976,350
5days 455,050 429,930 874,980
no meal 455,050 - 455,050
Pureum 4
(male only)
quad 7days 455,050 531,300 976,350
5days 455,050 429,930 874,980
no meal 455,050 - 455,050
Shinpyeong double 7days 455,850 531,300 987,150
5days 455,850 429,930 885,780
no meal 455,850 - 455,850
Additional Information
  1. Every required document must be written in Korean or English and the original copy of document must arrive before the deadline. (Korean or English translation required in case of other languages)
  2. Photocopies of documents must be verified by the originals.
  3. We accept original documents only. Photo must be taken within the past 3 months and show only the upper body without cap. In case of submitting photocopied documents, applicants must have the copies notarized or apostilled and then submit the notarized or apostilled copies.
  4. In case of an applicant who has not yet graduated but will before beginning their studies at kit, applicant should submit the certificate of graduation no later than the 1st day of semester
  5. The admission will be rejected if any documents are found to be fake.
  6. Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants
  7. Additional documents might be needed
  8. The scores of the language proficiency test must be valid at the time of applying
Other guidelines
  1. Admission will be cancelled in case tuition is not paid during the designated period.
  2. Applicant must write down exact mailing address and telephone number.
    • - Communication cut off is applicant’s own responsibility.
    • - Applicant must directly leave new contact number in case of any change.
  3. Announcement of acceptance will be released on the kit webpage and applicant will not be informed individually.
  4. Any unexpected notices will be informed on kit webpage and applicant will not be informed individually.
  5. Chinese student must submit the diploma from “China Academic Degree Education Development Center” (www.cdgdc.edu.cn) or Verification of Academic Qualification by the Division of Education at the Chinese Embassy in Korea(www.eoe.or.kr). Chinese students who graduated from Korean university does not have to do this.
  6. Items not mentioned above will be decided by the committee of kit’s Graduate School.
Contact Information
  • Person in Charge : Ms. Eugene Park
  • Office Address : Kumoh National Institute of Technology, International Programs and Language Education Center, Techno building 4th floor, T458, 61 Daehak-ro, Gumi, Gyeongbuk, Korea
  • Office phone number : +82-54-478-7223
  • Office fax number : +82-54-478-7222
  • E-mail address : eugene@kumoh.ac.kr, eugenepark.kit@gmail.com
Tuition Fees
Sections Items 1st semester 2nd semester Total(KRW)
Graduate School (Master/Ph.D) Science Admission Fee 184,000 184,000
Tuition 2,006,000 2,006,000 4,012,000
Total(KRW) 2,190,000 2,006,000 4,196,000
Engineering / Business Admission Fee 184,000 184,000
Tuition 2,203,000 2,203,000 4,406,000
Total(KRW) 2,387,000 2,203,000 4,590,000

※ 2017 Standard.

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