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Foreign Language Examination

█ Who takes the examination? Graduate students who have been registered for at least 1 semester.

※ ENGLISH EXAMINATION is Mandatory, but If a student's mother language is *English (either   as a common official language or an official language), he or she must take the Korean language examination.

* ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRY : Nigeria, Republic of South Africa, New Zealand, Rwanda, USA, Sudan, United Kingdom, Canada, Kenya, Tanzania, Singapore, Ireland, Hong Kong

※ TEPS or TOEFL may be acknowledged in lieu of the English examination.

Entering Class Qualification Standard Score
TEPS New Teps
(from May, 2018)
TOEFL (IBT) TOEFL (CBT)
      ~2000 501 or higher - - 193 or higher
2001~2004 550 or higher - - 203 or higher
2005~        601 or higher 327 or higher 86 or higher 227 or higher

* A student who wishes to be exempted from the English examination must submit to the Department office a score above the qualification standard before submitting the thesis evaluation form (Spring semester by late March, Fall semester by late September)

* Term of validity of the foreign language examination : Scores of the foreign language examinations (TEPS, TOEFL) are only valid for 2 years. However, scores earned at the time of, or subsequent to, entrance to SNU are valid until graduation. (The aforementioned scores are defined as those that are recognized at the time of entrance to SNU or that are earned after having taken the foreign language examination for eligibility for thesis/dissertation submission.)

※ Korean language examination for foreign students
   - When can I take the examination? In March or September (by the Office of Academic Affairs, SNU)
   - Examination Content : A written Korean exam will be held separately depending on the program (Master's/Doctoral) and the field of study (humanities/social sciences/natural sciences/art).

※ When a student receives a grade of "C- or higher" or "S" for a Korean course taken as a substitute for a comprehensive examination during the regular semester or during the sessions that are held during summer/winter vacations (Korean and Korean culture 1 or 2), the Korean examination may be exempted but the grade does not count as part of the completion credit.

※ Students in master's must receive score of 60 or higher, those in doctoral, score of 70 or higher.
 

Comprehensive Examination (Major Examination) for Master's Degree

1. Who takes the examination? Graduate students who have completed the education for the environment protection & safety, and have completed the education for life respect(suicide prevention)* and had satisfied the Initiative requirements*, and also have been registered for a minimum of 2 semesters (Students admitted in 2014 and thereafter), or at least 3 semesters (Students admitted on and before 2013).
* The completion of the education for life respect(suidide prevention) applies to students who were admitted in 2016 and thereafter.

2. When can I take the examination? Once per semester (In March or September)

3. * Initiative requirement

Admission date
Coursework requirements

Before 2013

You must have taken 3 graduate school subjects (marked with A~F) during coursework including 2 graduate subjects offered by advisor’s major group. In special case, you can change subjects after getting approval of program chair professor upon advisor’s request regarding subjects.

From 2014

You must have taken 3 graduate school subjects (marked with A~F) during coursework including 2 subjects (including 1 core subject) from your module group. In case you wish to choose subjects from non-main module group or other department, you need an approval from advisor & program chair professor.

4. Initiative requirement Grade Scale
: Students must receive score of 60 or higher (on average) to pass (perfect score 100)

Grade A+ A0 A- B+ B0 B- C+ C0 below C-
Score 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 0

5. Examination Content (take-home method)
   ① Choose 3 courses that are relevant to your study field from (under)graduate courses in ME
   ② Describe how to apply to your research

※ Students must receive score of 60 or higher to pass (perfect score 100)

6. Re-Examination : A candidate who fails the examination may reapply to take the examination ONLY ONCE again.
 

Research Group

Group
Feculty Members
Nano/Bio
Choi, Man Soo / Lee, Junghoon / Jeon, Noo Li / Shin, Yongdae / Ahn, Sung-Hoon / Cha, Suk Won / Kim, Ho-Young / Ko, Seung Hwan / LEE, YUN SEOG / Park, Sangwook
Dynamics and Control
Yi, Kyong-su / Park, Frank Chongwoo / Kang, Yeon June / Cho, Kyu-Jin / Lee, Dongjun / Lee, Kun Woo / Ahn, Sung-Hoon / Park, Yong-Lae
Design and Manufacturing
Lee, Kun Woo / Pahk, Heui Jae / Ahn, Sung-Hoon / Cha, Suk Won / Park, Yong-Lae / LEE, YUN SEOG / Lee, Howon / Kang, Yeon June / Cho, Kyu-Jin
Mechanics
Kim, Yoon Young / Cho, Maenghyo / Youn, Byeng Dong / Kim, Do-Nyun / Park, Frank Chongwoo / Shin, Yongdae /  Lee, Howon
Thermal Engineering
Kauh, Sang Ken / Kim, Charn Jung / Kim, Min Soo / Min, Kyoungdoug / Ko, Seung Hwan / Song, Han Ho / Do, Hyungrok / Park, Sangwook / Choi, Man Soo / Choi, Haecheon / Cha, Suk Won / Park, Hyungmin / Hwang, Wontae
Fluids Engineering
Choi, Haecheon / Song, Seung Jin / Kim, Ho-Young / Park, Hyungmin / Hwang, Wontae / Kim, Charn Jung / Song, Han Ho / Do, Hyungrok

 

Comprehensive Examination (Major Examination) for Doctoral & Combined MS/Ph.D. Degree

 

1. Who takes the examination? Graduate students who have completed the education for the environment protection & safety and have completed the education for life respect(suicide prevention)* and also meet the conditions as below ;
* The completion of the education for life respect(suidide prevention) applies in students who admitted on 2016 and thereafter.

Admission year Examination period
~2019

Combined MS/Ph.D. students : Students who have been registered for more than 2 semesters.

Must take examination within 4th semester (test will be on beginning of semesters)

Ph.D. students : Students who have been registered for more than 2 semesters.

Must take examination within 2nd semester (test will be on beginning of semesters)

2020~

Combined MS/Ph.D. students : Students who have been registered for more than 2 semesters.

Must take examination within 4th semester (test will be on beginning of semesters)

 

Ph.D. students : Students who have been registered for more than 2 semesters.

Must take examination within 3rd semester (test will be on beginning of semesters)

※ Combined MS/Ph.D. or Doctoral students who had not majored in Mechanical Engineering in Master's or Doctoral students who had not majored in SNU Mechanical Engineering in Master's can apply for this examination after meeting the initiative requirements for the Master's Thesis Qualification Examination.

2. When can I take the examination? Once per semester (In March or September)
   ※ For detailed information on examinatoin period, refer to the content of no.1 
3. Examination Committee members : 2 full-time professors
4. Examination Content :
- Until students of 2019 admission : Oral examination on two courses relevant to students’ thesis research topic. (including 12 min presentation time, Q&A and Evaluation for 8 min.)
- From students of 2020 admission : Paper examination on subjects that belong to the student’s module group.
   ※ Students must receive score of 70 or higher in perfect score 100 to pass.
5. Re-Examination : A candidate who fails the examination may reapply to take the examination ONLY ONCE again and a candidate who was admitted on or after 2014 must reapply at the next semester after fail. A candidate who fails the re-examination must end the Doctoral program. However, Combined MS/Ph.D. students who satisfy the requirements for Master's Degree may acquire Master's Degree.

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