Admission Guide

  • Schedule

    Schedule
    Schedule Date Remarks
    Spring Fall
    Online application 2018.8.14.(Tue.) 10:00 ~ 9.6.(Thu.) 18:00 2019.2.12.(Tue.) 10:00 ~ 3.7.(Thu.) 18:00 Online Application
    Submission of Documents 2018.8.14.(Tue.) ~ 9.7.(Fri.) 18:00 2019.2.12.(Tue.) ~ 3.8(Fri.) 18:00 By post or visit
    -Postmarked by deadline
    Announcement of Documents Screening 2018.11.1.(Thu.) 16:00 2019.5.2.(Thu.) 16:00 www.unist.ac.kr
    Interview 2018.11.5.(Mon.) ~ 11.23.(Fri.) 2019.5.6.(Mon.) ~ 5.24.(Fri.) UNIST
    Announcement of Successful Candidates 2018.12.26.(Wed.) 10:00 2019.6.26.(Wed.) 10:00 www.unist.ac.kr
    Registration 2018.12.26.(Wed.) 10:00 ~ 12.28.(Fri.) 16:00 2019.6.26.(Wed.) 10:00 ~ 6.28.(Fri.) 16:00
  • School and degree

    School and degree
    School Degree
    School Department Major M.S Combined
    M.S-Ph.D
    Ph.D
    Electrical and Computer Eng. Electrical Eng. Electrical Eng.
    Computer Science and Eng. Computer Science and Eng.
    Energy and Chemical Eng. Energy Eng. Energy Eng.
    Battery Science and Technology
    Chemical Eng. Chemical Eng.
    Materials Science and Eng. Materials Science and Eng. Materials Science and Eng.
    Design and Human Eng. Human Factors Eng. Human Factors Eng.
    System Design and Control Eng. System Design and Control Eng. System Design and Control Eng.
    Mechanical and Nuclear Eng. Mechanical Eng. Mechanical Eng.
    Nuclear Eng. Nuclear Eng.
    Urban and Environmental Eng. Urban and Environmental Eng. Environmental Science and Eng.
    Urban Infrastructure Eng.
    Disaster Management Eng.
    Convergence of Science and Arts
    Life Sciences Biomedical Eng. Biomedical Eng.
    Biological Sciences Biological Sciences
    Natural Science Physics Physics
    Chemistry Chemistry
    Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences
    Management Eng. Management Eng. Management Eng.
    • ※ Names of schools, departments, and majors are subject to change.
  • Definition of scholarship

    Scholarship funded from the government and UNIST

    • Government and UNIST fund student’s tuition and scholarship.

    Scholarship funded from companies

    • Companies fund student’s tuition and scholarship in whole or in part.
    • Employed applicant must apply for the scholarship funded from company.
  •  Scholarships

    Tuition waiver

    • All graduate students will be admitted as government or UNIST scholarship students (Not applicable to students funded from company)

    Stipend

    • Master: KRW 800,000/month
    • Ph.D: KRW 1,100,000/month
      The above is based on the minimum amount and the total amount will vary according to the participating lab
      The newly introduced stipend is only for the graduate students in science and engineering starting from 2019 academic year (Not applicable to the management engineering and the graduate school of professional studies, CDE/GSIM/GSTIM)
      the introduction time and so on are subject to change

    ※ Scholarships are subject to change and will be given under UNIST regulations.
    ※ Please contact us for the detailed scholarship information.

  • Eligibility of student funded from the government and UNIST

    M.S program and Combined M.S-Ph.D program

    • Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree or who will be awarded a bachelor’s degree by the first day of class or who have an educational background equivalent to the above
    • Applicants who submit the required English test score (see below)

    Ph.D program

    • Applicants who have a master’s degree or who will be awarded a master’s degree by the first day of class or who have an educational background equivalent to the above
    • Applicants who submit an English test score

    Details on English test score

    • Applicants should submit a test result of one of TOEIC, TOEFL(Code: 8807), IELTS, TEPS, G-TELP or TOEIC S/W, and the test date shall be within 2 years of the online application deadline.
      *Guidelines (English qualification for UNIST graduation)

      Guideline
      Test TOEIC TOEFL
      (IBT)
      TOEFL
      (CBT)
      TOEFL
      (PBT)
      IELTS TEPS TEPSG-TELP
      (Level 2)
      G-TELP
      (Level 3)
      TOEIC
      (Speaking & Writing)
      score 800 80 213 550 5.5 640 67 89 270
    • Applicants do not need to submit the English test report if they submit one of the following.
      *Applicants do not need to submit the English test report if they submit one of the following.
      *Applicants who submit a certificate stating that they have completed all of their master’s courses in English.
       Applicants who are native English speakers (U.S, Canada, U.K, Australia, New Zealand, etc.)
  • Eligibility of student funded from companies

    Applicants who have the eligibility of student funded from government and UNIST

    Applicants should submit a recommendation from the company.

    Applicant must be a full-time student for over two years.

  • Admission Process

    Evaluation

    • 1st evaluation(Document screening): Decisions are based on the applicant’s academic achievements, potential, and personal accomplishments.
    • 2nd evaluation(Interview): Decisions are based on the applicant’s basic knowledge of major, level of interest in research, proficiency in English, and personal accomplishments.
  • Required Documents

    Required Documents
    NO List M.S M.S-Ph.D Ph.D Note
    1 Check list of document (Form 1)
    2 Application form
    3 Diploma (certificate) of bachelor’s degree
    4 Diploma (certificate) of master’s degree
    5 Transcripts of bachelor’s degree
    6 Transcripts of master’s degree
    7 Study plan (Form 2)
    8 Personal statement (Form 3)
    9 English test report
    10 Letter of Disclosure Agreement (Form 4)
    11 Recommendation from company
    (Attached form 5, Only for student funded from company)
    12 Additional documents
    • ○: Mandatory, △: Optional

    Important notes

    • All the required documents must arrive to UNIST Admissions Team by the deadline.
    • Application Form: Print out the completed application form
      * Applicants who apply for Ph.D course should give the advisor’s contact information. (The evaluators may ask for a recommendation.)
    • Diploma (certificate) of bachelor’s degree
      * University in Korea: Applicants who graduated from a Korean university should submit the original diploma. If he or she is a prospective graduate, he or she shall submit an original certificate of registration.
      * University abroad: Applicants can submit notarized copy of diploma in case the materials get lost in the mail (Prospective graduate shall submit a certificate of registration.) Successful candidates should submit the Letter of Disclosure Agreement(Attached form 3), the diploma and the transcripts with apostille or have them authenticated in a Korean embassy.
    • Transcripts
      * University in Korea: Applicants should submit the original transcripts. If the applicants transferred from another university, transcripts are required from both universities.
      * University abroad: Applicants can submit a notarized copy of trancripts in case the materials get lost in the mail. Successful candidates should submit the Letter of Disclosure Agreement (Attached form 3), the diploma and the transcripts with apostille or have them authenticated in a Korean embassy.
    • Study plan: This should include the application number after the online application and should be written in English.
    • Personal Statement: This should include the application number after the online application and should be written in English or Korean.
    • English test score: Test date shall be within 2 years of the online application deadline. UNIST does not accept the English test score after the deadline. (One of the TOEIC, TOEFL(Code: 8807), IELTS, TEPS, G-TELP or TOEIC S/W)
    • Additional documents: Any documents showing applicants’ qualifications or research achievements will do. Applicants for Ph.D programs can submit a master’s thesis(Optional).
    • Certificate(s) should be issued within 1 month from the start date of the online application.
  • Application process

    Process

    • Korean student
    Applicant (Korean)
    UNIST admission website U-way(Application agency)
    Click the banner Click the online application
    Login
    • Login(Make an account)
    Fill out the online application
    • ID picture(3×4cm) taken within previous 3 months (Black and white photo will not be accepted)
    Confirm the online application
    Pay the application fee
    Complete the online application
    • The admission number is automatically created after paying the application fee.
    • The application can not be modified after creating application number.
    Print out the test verification
    Print out the envelop cover for submitting the documents
    • Print out the envelop cover on the last page, then submit the documents via post.
    Complete
    • Submit the required documents by the deadline by post or in person.
    • * Application fee: ₩80,000 (Including the commission ₩5,000)
    • * To complete the online application, the application fee should be paid.
              After that, the admission number is automatically created.
    • * The application can not be modified after completing the online application (creating application number).
    • * Application Form, test verification, and envelop cover can be reprinted from the website.
    • International student
    Applicant (International)
    UNIST admission website
    Fill out the online application
    • ID picture(3×4cm) taken within previous 3 months (Black and white photo will not be accepted)
    Confirm the online application
    Complete
    • The Admission number is automatically created after completing the online application.
    • Submit the required documents by the deadline by post or in person.
    • * No application fee
    • Address
      *Admissions Team, Room #105, Main Administrative Building, UNIST-gil 50, Ulju-gun, Ulsan 44919, Republic of Korea
  • Announcement of successful candidates

    Announcement of screening result

    Announcement of screening result
    Announcement Spring Fall
    Result of 1st evaluation
    (Documents screening)
    2018. 11. 1.(Thur.) 16:00 2019. 5. 2.(Thur.) 16:00
    Result of 2nd evaluation
    (Interview)
    2018. 12. 26.(Wed.) 10:00 2019. 6. 26.(Wed.) 10:00

    Important information

    • All applicants should check the screening results on the UNIST admission website. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check the results.
    • The results shall be checked only at the website.
    • Admission shall be cancelled if the successful candidate fails to pay the admission fee by the designated date at the bank.
  • Important Notes

    Important notes

    • Online application and required documents should be submitted by post or in person.
    • The number of technical research personnel for korean will be decided by Military Manpower Administration.
    • Applicant’s major or program can be changed according to the decision.
    • Certain documents (e.g. letter of recommendation, diploma, transcripts, and English test score report) can be sent directly and separately to the UNIST Admissions Team. All the documents must arrive within the deadline.
    • Applicants who do not submit the documents by the deadline or do not attend the interview will not be accepted.
    • Applicants will not receive their submitted documents and the application fee after completing the online application.
    • If an applicant acquires an admission illegally, the admission shall be cancelled. Furthermore, if a criminal case is suspected, the applicants will be reported to the authorities in both of the countries in accordance with the law.
    • If the successful candidate does not graduate from previous school by the enrollment date (starting date of study in UNIST), his/her admission will be cancelled.
    • Successful candidates who have studied abroad should submit the diploma and the transcripts with apostille or having been authenticated in a Korean embassy. Their admissions shall be cancelled if they do not submit the documents.
    • Successful candidates who have studied in China should submit the documents issued by the Ministry of Chinese Education.(中國高等敎育學歷査詢報告 : http://www.chsi.com.cn)
    • Applicants must read the admission guideline carefully.
    • The UNIST graduate committee will decide further details or issues that can not be specified in these guidelines.