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Course Requirements


Master's Program

Mandatory General Mandatory Major Elective Research Total
3 + 1AU 6 9 15 33
Thesis Master's Degree

A. Graduation Credits : At least 33 credits total
B. Mandatory General Course : 3 credits and 1AU
- One course among CC500 Scientific Writing, CC510 Introduction to Computer Application, CC511 Probability and Statistics, CC512 Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, CC513 Engineering Economy and Cost Analysis, CC522 Introduction to Instruments, CC530 Entrepreneurship and Business Strategies, CC531 Patent Analysis and Invention Disclosure, CC532 Collaborative System Design and Engineering
- CC010 Special Lecture on Leadership(non-credit, this applies to students entering KAIST in 2002 and thereafter; general scholarship students, foreign students are excluded)
- CC020 Ethics and Safety I(1AU)

C. Mandatory Major Course : 6 credits.
- Advanced Moleclar Cell Biology I, Advanced Molecular Cell Biology II
(Applied to freshman who entered KAIST in 2008 and afterward).

D. Elective Course : 9 credits.

E. Research Credits : At least 15 credits including 13 from Thesis Research and 2 from Seminar (General scholarship students need to earn at least one credit from Seminar and at least 14 credits from thesis research).


Coursework Master's Degree

A. Graduation Credits : At least 33 credits total
B. Mandatory General Course : 3 credits and 1AU
- One course among CC500 Scientific Writing, CC510 Introduction to Computer Application, CC511 Probability and Statistics, CC512 Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, CC513 Engineering Economy and Cost Analysis, CC522 Introduction to Instruments, CC530 Entrepreneurship and Business Strategies, CC531 Patent Analysis and Invention Disclosure, CC532 Collaborative System Design and Engineering
- CC010 Special Lecture on Leadership(non-credit, this applies to students entering KAIST in 2002 and thereafter; general scholarship students, foreign students are excluded)
- CC020 Ethics and Safety I(1AU)

C. Mandatory Major Course : 6 credits.
- Advanced Moleclar Cell Biology I, Advanced Molecular Cell Biology II
(Applied to freshman who entered KAIST in 2008 and afterward).

D. Elective Course : 15 credits.

E. Research Credits : At least 9 credits including 7 from specified Research and 2 from Seminar (General scholarship students need to get at least 1 credit from Seminar and 8 credits from Specified Research).


Doctoral Program


Mandatory General Mandatory Major Elective Research Total
3 + 1AU 6 15 36 60

A. Graduation Credits : At least 60 credits total.

B. Mandatory General Course : 3 credits and 1AU

- One course among CC500 Scientific Writing, CC510 Introduction to Computer Application, CC511 Probability and Statistics, CC512 Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, CC513 Engineering Economy and Cost Analysis, CC522 Introduction to Instruments, CC530 Entrepreneurship and Business Strategies, CC531 Patent Analysis and Invention Disclosure, CC532 Collaborative System Design and Engineering
- CC020 Ethics and Safety I(1AU)

C. Mandatory Major Course : 6 credits.
- Advanced Moleclar Cell Biology I, Advanced Molecular Cell Biology II
(Applied to freshman who entered KAIST in 2008 and afterward).

D. Elective Course : 15 credits.

E. Research Credits : At least 36 credits.
- Seminar : At least 4 credits (General scholarship students need to get at least 1 credit)
- Graduate student seminar : At least 2 credits (at least 1 presentation)
- Thesis Research : At least 30 credits
(General scholarship students need to get at least 33 credits)
* In case of graduate students seminar, general scholarship students can replace their credits to thesis research and foreign students can replace their credits to lectures in Korean.
※ The course credits earned in the Master's course work can be used towards the Doctoral degree(except research credits).

Interim measures
- This completion requirement is applied to freshman who entered KAIST in 2011.
- Students who entered KAIST in 2010 must achieve either previous or revised completion requirement.