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Course Enrollment Guide

  • 1. Enrollment

    The minimum regular enrollment requirement for students enrolled in a master’s degree
    program is 4 semesters. For doctoral degree programs, the requirement is 6 semesters, and
    for combined master’s and doctoral degree programs, the requirement is 8 semesters.

  • 2. Course registration

    Please check the Graduate School website ☞ Portal system (Ucups) or call the relevant
    professor for further instructions after the semester begins.

    A. Completion credits are the number of credits required for the completion of each program. These credits must be completed by the semester before the degree thesis is submitted. (See Completion Credits Table)

    B. The credits required for completion must be acquired during the semesters a student is enrolled. A student may acquire up to 9 credits per semester. Provided : (1) That students in doctoral degree programs who are taking supplementary courses may register for up to 12 credits. (2) That students in master’s degree programs of the Department of Nursing may acquire up to 10 credits. (3) Department of Biomedicine & Health Sciences students may register for up to 12 credits per semester.

    C. Students may not register for courses with overlapping hours or course codes.

    D. When registering for courses, credits will be counted toward the Completion Credits in the order that the courses are selected.

    E. Courses for which only 1 student has registered will be cancelled. Students will be required to change their course registration if any of their selected courses have been cancelled after the course registration period has been closed. Please check your course schedule at the end of the course registration period. To change your course registration due to the cancellation of a selected course, please contact the Graduate School Academic & Student Affairs Team (TEL : 82-2-2258-7072)

    F. Department of Medicine (1) Joint Lectures : These are compulsory for Department of Medicine students. Please register at the Office of the Department of Medicine. - The compulsory requirement for master’s degree programs is 3 credits. The minimum requirement is 6 credits for doctoral degree program students, and 9 credits for combined master's and doctoral degree program students. (Please note that students may not take more than 1 joint lecture per semester.) - To qualify for examinations : Students must attend at least 11 of the total 15 weeks (In order to qualify to sit for examinations, students may not be absent more than 4 times during the 15-week course.) - Assessment of grades : 50% attendance + 50% written examination - 2 points deducted from the attendance score for each absence (2) Courses in minor areas of study - Compulsory for Department of Medicine students These compulsory courses must be completed in a different department (major), provided that the courses are offered by the same major. - Master’s : 6 credits / Doctorate : 6 credits / Combined : 9 credits ☆ I.e.) If a master’s degree program student majoring in internal medicine has registered for 1 compulsory course in his minor area of study of pediatrics in his first semester, he must register for a pediatrics course in other semesters as well. ☆ If a student registers for a compulsory course for another major (department), the other area of study will be recognized as the student’s minor.

    G. Department of Biomedicine & Health Sciences (1) Biomedical Sciences Seminar : Compulsory for Department of Biomedicine & Health Sciences students - The compulsory requirement for master’s degree programs is 3 credits. The minimum requirement is 6 credits for doctoral degree program students, and 9 credits for combined master's and doctoral degree program students. (Please note that students may not take more than 1 joint lecture per semester.) - To qualify for examination: Students must attend the course for at least 11 of the total 15 weeks (In order to qualify to sit for examinations, students may not be absent more than 4 times over the 15-week-course.) - Assessment of grades: 50% attendance + 50% written examination - 2 points deducted from the attendance score for each absence (2) Individually Instructed Research - Compulsory major course for Department of Biomedicine & Health Sciences students. Minimum requirement : 6 credits for master’s, 10 credits for doctorate, and 14 credits for combined (3) Research Ethics : All students in Department of Biomedicine & Health Sciences programs must complete 1 credit.

    H. Master’s degree program students are permitted to register for doctoral degree program courses starting from their third semester (for master’s degree program students, both master’s program and doctoral program courses will be available for registration starting from the student’s third semester). However, if possible, third-semester master's degree program students are urged to register for master’s degree program courses. (If a master’s degree program student later enters a doctoral degree program, he/she will not be permitted to take the same doctoral degree program courses that he/she has already completed while enrolled in the master’s degree program.)

    I. No separate notices will be given of the course registration modification period. (Modification is possible within 1 week of the beginning of each semester.)

  • 3. Course registration procedure

    • Students must register for courses online during the course registration period.

      【Top of graduate school website (Ucups) : http://songeui.catholic.ac.kr/gscuk

      Academic Affairs → Graduate School Courses/Grades → Course Registration (Songeui)

    • 1. Students must decide which courses to take, while referring to the Completion Credits and

      course schedules for each department or program. (Up to 9 credits per semester).

      2. Students taking supplementary courses should contact the Graduate School Academic &

      Student Affairs Team (TEL: 82-2-2258-7072).

    • Students who have registered for a course that is cancelled after the course registration period
      should contact the Graduate School
      Academic & Student Affairs Team
      (TEL: 82-2 2258-7072~3).

    • Each student should check with the professors in charge of his/her courses for detailed
      course instructions after the semester begins (for information on reports, attendance, etc.).

    • <Important Notices> ※ Students in the Department of Public Health must receive a course registration orientation at the department office prior to registering for courses. ※ Please consult the course’s professor after the semester begins for more information on how courses will proceed.

  • 4. Submission of reports

    Students who have registered for a minor course or thesis research course must submit
    reports to the professor in charge of the course. Reports must be submitted four times
    throughout the semester. The cover page for each report can be downloaded at the graduate
    school website, in Materials ⇒ Forms.

    ※ Credits will not be recognized for students who fail to submit their reports by the designated deadlines. Such students will be required to repeat the course.

    Report First report Second report Third report Fourth report
    Submission deadline Mar. 22 Apr. 19 May. 17 June. 11

    - Thesis research : 4 reports submitted throughout the semester (by the designated deadlines); Minor courses : 1 report submitted by the designated deadline - Content of reports : Korean summary of overseas theses ※ In some cases, the professors in charge of elective courses will also require students to submit reports. Please check with each of your professors for any additional requirements.

 
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