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Academic Policies

Degree Conferment

Degree Type

Degree Type - Major, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Major B.S. M.S. Ph.D.
Undergraduate Studies Bachelor of Convergence science - -
Bachelor of Convergence engineering
Emerging Materials Science - Master's of Science Doctor of Philosophy
Information and Communication Engineering - Master's of Science Doctor of Philosophy
Robotics Engineering - Master's of Science Doctor of Philosophy
Energy Science and Engineering - Master's of Science Doctor of Philosophy
Brain and Cognitive Sciences - Master's of Science Doctor of Philosophy
New Biology - Master's of Science Doctor of Philosophy
Convergence Studies - Master's of Science Doctor of Philosophy

Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate courses completed and deliberations of specified project result or thesis passed

Degree committee examines the specified project result or thesis

Deliberation of President and the academic board

The cumulative GPA should be 2.0/4.3 or higher

Credit Requirement

Degree Type - Degree, Basic Science (Mandatory), Basic Engineering(Mandatory), Fields intersection Required
Degree Basic Science
(Mandatory)
Basic Engineering
(Mandatory)
Fields intersection Required
Bachelor of Convergence science 36 Credits (class of ‘14~’17) 12 Credits A minimum 27 Credits
Bachelor of Convergence engineering 30 Credits(class of ‘18~)

※ Dual degree is not allowed

Graduate School

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements - Classification, Details
Classification Details
Complete a Minimum Period of Registration M.S. At least two years
Ph.D. At least two years
Integrated MS-PhD At least four years
Combined UG-G At least four years
Complete a Minimum Credit Requirements M.S. A minimum of 33 credits
Ph.D. A minimum of 72 credits
Integrated MS-PhD A minimum of 60 credits
Combined UG-G A minimum of 60 credits
※ At least one Korean Language course for international students
Maintain a Minimum cumulative GPA A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.3
Pass a Qualifying Exam Required only for getting Ph.D. Degree
Submit a Thesis after Examination Proposal > Defense > Submission
Work as a Teaching Assistant in DGIST At least one semester (Admitted Students since 2016)

Credit Requirement

Credit Requirement - Classification, Minimum Number of Credit
Classification Minimum Number of Credit
 M.S. Ph.D. Integrated MS-PhD Combined UG-G
Course Credit
  • At least 3 credits from common elective course or courses of other departments
  • For international Students, at least one  Korean Language course for graduation
    • * Exemption
      • International students who already got Topik level 3 or higher
      • International students who achieve recognition for his/her Korean language proficiency by the lecturer of Korean Language
21 credits 36 credits 36 credits
Research Credit
  • M.S. : Thesis or Capstone
  • Ph.D.: Thesis (Capstone credits earned in the DGIST M.S. program can be transferred – up to 9 credits)
  • Integrated MS-PhD & Combined UG-G : Thesis (Capstone credits earned in the DGIST M.S. program can be transferred – up to 6 credits)
9 credits 30 credits 21 credits
Seminar & Internship : Students must take at least 1 credit from Seminar and 1 credit from Internship. 3 credits 6 credits 3 credits
Minimum credits required for program completion 33 credits 72 credits 60 credits