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Mission
The Graduate School at Sejong University was first established in accordance with Article 108 of the Education Law to prepare promising young scholars for distinguished academic careers and produce creative students with the ability to contribute to the welfare of society.
Degrees
The Graduate School offers 41 master's and 37 doctoral programs in 37 departments
• Master's Degree
Liberal Arts Korean Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Education, History, Asian Studies
Social Science Economics and Trade, Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Administration
Business Administration Business Administration and Accounting
Tourism Hospitality and Tourism Management, Culinary and Food Service Management
Natural Science Mathematics, Physics, Molecular Biology, Applied Statistics, Chemistry, Astronomy and Space Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Engineering Food Science and Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Architecture&Urban Design, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Bioscience and Biotechnology, Digital Contents, Nano Science and Technology, Geoinformation Engineering
Music, Fine Arts and
Physical Education
Painting, Design, Music, Physical Education, Dance, Fashion Design, Animation, Film Arts
• Doctoral Degree
Liberal Arts

Korean Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Education, History

Social Science Economics and Trade, Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Administration
Business Administration Business Administration, Accounting
Tourism Hospitality and Tourism Management, Culinary and Food Service Management
Natural Science Mathematics, Physics, Applied Statistics, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Astronomy and Space Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Engineering Food Science and Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Architecture and Urban Design, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Bioscience and Biotechnology, Digital Contents, Nano Science & Technology, Geoinformation Engineering
Music, Fine Arts and
Physical Education
Design, Music, Fashion Design, Physical Education, Dance, Performance, Film & Animation ( Performance Arts, Film Arts, Animation Arts)
Admission
Prospective students are urged to apply at least thirty days prior to the beginning of an academic semester. Applicants seeking admission must pass an entrance examination administered by The Graduate School and also meet the following additional requirements:
- An applicant for a master's degree program must have a bachelor's degree from a 4-year accredited college or university. This includes both domestic and international universities.
- An applicant for a doctoral program must have a master's degree from an accredited institution or the approval and recommendation of a faculty advisor.
Entrance Examination and Other Requirements
All applicants to The Graduate School must pass an interview administered by Sejong University in their prospective field of study. A student’s undergraduate major does not have to be the same as his/her graduate major. However if the majors are different, the Department Head shall determine whether the student is elgible or not.
Residency Requirment
A candidate for a master's degree in The Graduate School must be a resident for a minimum of two years and complete the requirements for the degree within a three-year period. A candidate for a doctoral degree must be a resident for a minimum of three years and complete the requirements for the degree within a five-year period.
Master's Degree Requirements
Before submitting a master's thesis, a candidate for a master's degree must accumulate a minimum of twenty-four credits of coursework, including six to nine credit hours in a minor field. Of these credits, up to six credits from upper-level undergraduate courses may be included. However, no credits may be applied concurrently to both a bachelor's and master's degree program.
Doctoral Degree Requirements
Before submitting a doctoral dissertation, a candidate for a doctoral degree must accumulate a minimum of thirty-six credits of coursework, including nine to twelve credit hours in a minor field. A student in the program can register for up to twelve hours of coursework per semester. All necessary coursework related to the doctoral degree must be taken in The Graduate School. However, under certain circumstances, permission may be obtained from the Dean of The Graduate School to pursue coursework or research at other universities or research centers both in Korea and abroad. Work outside Sejong University must have the approval and recommendation of the student's faculty advisor. Students may not apply for more than twenty-four credit hours from outside institutions.
Grading System
The Graduate School has adopted the following system of grading for use in all of its courses :
Grade Grade Points
A+ 4.5
Ao 4.0
B+ 3.5
Bo 3.0
C+ 2.5
Co 2.0
F 0
W Withdrawal
To remain in good academic standing at Sejong University, a graduate student must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0.
Graduate School Advisor
In order to advise and assist graduate students with coursework and thesis or dissertation research, the Dean of the Graduate School may determine advisors according to the following guidelines;
a) After a graduate student in a master's degree program has completed two semesters under normal circumstances, the Dean of the Graduate School may appoint an advisor for the student.
b) One semester after a graduate student is accepted into a doctoral program, the Dean of the Graduate School will appoint a Faculty Advisor for the student in his/her field of concentration. When the graduate student has successfully completed one semester, the Dean of the Graduate School will appoint an advisor for that student.
A Leave of Absence and Withdrawal
Any graduate student who cannot attend at least three quarters of the classes they have registered for is required to file an application for a leave of absence with the Dean of the Graduate School and obtain permission for the period of expected absence. Permission for a leave may be granted twice (a semester each time) during a degree program. If the circumstances are unavoidable, a leave may be extended upon request and at the discretion of the Dean. Time spent on leave is not included in the residency requirement. Any graduate student seeking to withdraw from Sejong University must submit an application for withdrawal to be approved by the Dean of the Graduate School. Students may be asked to withdraw from Sejong University for excessive leaves of absence, violation of school regulations, or upon recommendation of their advisory committees. Once a student has withdrawn from Sejong University, the student may be readmitted only once under the approval of The Graduate School Committee within 3 years of the withdrawal. The Graduate School Committee will not readmit students more than once.
Research and International Students
Students may attend lectures at The Graduate School and may become Research Students at the discretion of the Dean. International students wishing to attend The Graduate School may be admitted by the Dean after proper screening and without fufilling the entrance requirements specified above.
Schoarships
Graduate students with outstanding academic records are elgible for scholarships.
Organization of the Graduate School and Graduate Committee
The Graduate School Committee consists of the Dean of the Graduate School and at least seven other professors appointed by the Dean. The Graduate Committee exercises administrative supervision of all graduate school programs and policies. The term for each member of the Graduate Committee is two years. The following topics are discussed by the committee:
(1) Admission and dismissal of graduate students
(2) Departments and majors
(3) Graduate study plans
(4) Extension lectures and other supplementary programs
(5) Degree policies and administrative regulations
(6) Important matters related to the operation of the Graduate School