Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering

2013~2015

  • ESE: Environmental Science and Engineering
  • UIE: Urban Infrastructure Engineering
  • DME: Disaster Management Engineering
졸업요건
Course Credit Mandatory course Publication Note
Master’s Program At least 28
(course credit 24, research credit 4)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: The Seminars 1, 2
  • Not required
Doctoral Program At least 32
(course credit 18, research credit 14)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: the Seminars 1, 2
  • ESE:
    -Science: at least two papers in SCI or SCI-E journals papers as the first author
    – Engineering: at least three papers in SCI or SCI-E journals papers as the first author
  • UIE: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E  journals as the first author
  • DME: following requirement of other tracks (i.e., UIE, ESE science, or ESE engineering), decided by thesis committee in consideration of student’s thesis topic
* In all three majors (ESE, UIE, DME):
manuscripts of ‘Accepted for Publication’ are  also  acknowledged as required fulfillment
Combined  Master’s – Doctoral Program At least 54
(course credit 36, research credit 18)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: the Seminars 1, 2
  • ESE (Both Science and Engineering):
    at least three papers in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author
  • UIE: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author
  • DME: following requirement of other tracks (i.e., UIE, ESE science, or ESE engineering), decided by thesis committee in consideration of student’s thesis topic

2016~2017

  • ESE: Environmental Science and Engineering
  • UIE: Urban Infrastructure Engineering
  • DME: Disaster Management Engineering
  • CSA: Convergence of Science and Arts
졸업요건
Course Credit Mandatory course Publication Note
Master’s Program At least 28
(course credit 24, research credit 4)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: The Seminars 1, 2
  • Not required
Doctoral Program At least 32
(course credit 18, research credit 14)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: the Seminars 1, 2
  • ESE:
    -Science: at least two papers in SCI or SCI-E journals papers as the first author
    – Engineering: at least three papers in SCI or SCI-E journals papers as the first author
  • UIE: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E  journals as the first author
  • DME: following requirement of other tracks (i.e., UIE, ESE science, or ESE engineering), decided by thesis committee in consideration of student’s thesis topic
  • CSA: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author, or one science-art work conforming with thesis
* In all four majors (ESE, UIE, DME ,CSA”):
manuscripts of ‘Accepted for Publication’ are  also  acknowledged as required fulfillment
Combined  Master’s – Doctoral Program At least 54
(course credit 36, research credit 18)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: the Seminars 1, 2
  • ESE (Both Science and Engineering):
    at least three papers in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author
  • UIE: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author
  • DME: following requirement of other tracks (i.e., UIE, ESE science, or ESE engineering), decided by thesis committee in consideration of student’s thesis topic
  • CSA: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author, or one science-art work conforming with thesis

2018

  • ESE: Environmental Science and Engineering
  • UIE: Urban Infrastructure Engineering
  • DME: Disaster Management Engineering
  • CSA: Convergence of Science and Arts
졸업요건
Course Credit Mandatory course Publication Note
Master’s Program At least 28
(course credit 24, research credit 4)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: The Seminars 1, 2
  • Not required
Doctoral Program At least 60
(course credit: 18, research credit: 42)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: the Seminars 1, 2
  • ESE:
    -Science: at least two papers in SCI or SCI-E journals papers as the first author
    – Engineering: at least three papers in SCI or SCI-E journals papers as the first author
  • UIE: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E  journals as the first author
  • DME: following requirement of other tracks (i.e., UIE, ESE science, or ESE engineering), decided by thesis committee in consideration of student’s thesis topic
  • CSA: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author, or one science-art work conforming with thesis
* In all four majors (ESE, UIE, DME):
manuscripts of ‘Accepted for Publication’ are  also  acknowledged as required fulfillment
Combined  Master’s – Doctoral Program At least 60
(course credit: 36, research credit: 24)
ESE:
– Students who enrolled in 2013: the Seminars 1, 2
  • ESE (Both Science and Engineering):
    at least three papers in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author
  • UIE: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author
  • DME: following requirement of other tracks (i.e., UIE, ESE science, or ESE engineering), decided by thesis committee in consideration of student’s thesis topic
  • CSA: at least one paper in SCI or SCI-E journals as the first author, or one science-art work conforming with thesis

Qualifying Exam (Q.E) Guidelines

졸업요건
When
  • June / December
Times per Year
  • Two times / year
How
  • Oral or Written (decided by the Q.E. committee)
  • – Students must choose 3 graduate subjects which had been approved by Q.E. committee
  • * Undergraduate subjects taken in graduate program can be chosen
  • (Professors who are in charge of selected subjects should be in Q.E. committee)
  • – Students can choose up to 2 subjects that are taught by the same professor
Subjects
(required,elective)
  • Oral exam
  • – Oral exam is conducted through Q&A session.
  • – Q.E. committee members assess the students’ basic knowledge and ability of application for each subject
  • Written exam
  • – Written exam questions for each of 3 subjects will be provided by the Q.E. committee members
Required Time
  • Oral exam : 60 minutes
  • Written exam : 60 – 180 minutes (decided by the Q.E. committee)
Standard for Pass
  • Students must earn at least 70 points (among 100 points) from each subject to pass the examination
Measures on Unsuccessful Students
  • Students  are allowed to apply for the Q.E. two times in total.
  • If failing the second exam, the student’s candidature for doctoral degree will be automatically terminated.
  • All necessary actions must be completed within the allowed time frame
Standard for Application
  • Students are allowed to apply for the Q.E. after taking at least 2 semesters.
  • Both Ph.D and Combined Master’s and Ph.D students are required to PASS the Q.E within 6 semesters after admission
Note
  • The guidelines are effective from October 10th in 2015, and apply to all Ph.D. and Combined Master’s and Ph.D. program students including students who enrolled in 2015.
  • * Revised regulations apply to every Q.E and Thesis Defense right after the revision.

UNIST Graduate School of UEE, Regulation of Ph.D degree

통합규정
  • Enactment
    2015.5
  • Revision
    2017.1
  • Revision
    2017.6

【UEE’s regulation comes first the UNIST’s regulation.】

【This regulation applies to all the students in graduate school of UEE】

【All the Q.E and Thesis Defense done after 2015.10.01 follow this regulation】

【Basically, all the majors proceed the Q.E and Thesis Defence with same regulation, but the qualification of Thesis Defense can be applied differently by each major’s characteristics.】

Qualifying exam

  • Exam subjects : The student choose 3 different subjects with approval of the committee( No more than 2 subjects of the same professor)
  • Undergrad subjects taken during Graduate program are accepted.
  • Committee : At least 2 different professors including the advisor and the professors of exam subjects. In consultation with the advisor, an additional committee member can be appointed
  • Types of Exam : Written / Oral (It can be mixed; ex) you can choose 2 written and 1 oral exam)
  • Written exam : Submission of the exam within the fixed time, which each professor of the subjects set
  •  Oral exam : Having an oral exam with each professor of the subject about fundamental knowledge and application
  • Pass : Above 70 out of 100 on each subject)
  • Retest : Just 1 more chance after the semester the students have failed. If the students miss that 1 more chance, he will be expelled.
  • Pass period : Both Doctoral and Ms-Ph.D – within 6th semester.
  • Exam Period : For 2 weeks before the end of the semester

Thesis Defense

Pre-defense

  • Qualification : Above 4th semesters with Q.E pass
  • Committee : 3 professors of the school and 2 other professors out of the school(At least one should be from other univ. or institution) -> Total : 5
  • Documents submission : Submission the Research proposal to committee members before two weeks of the Pre-defense
  • * Submission of the Research proposal is needed before 1 year of the Defense(UNIST Regulation)
  • Pass : Above 70 out of the sum of Research proposal evaluation 50 + Presentation evaluation 50
  • Re- Pre-defense : Just 1 more chance after first try If the students miss that 1 more chance, he will be expelled.

Mid-defense(Optional – Not a must)

  • If the student is recognized to need more coaching for the thesis defense, it is possible to have 1 more defense.

Final defense

  • Qualification: Satisfaction with the requirements of SCIE/SSCIE thesis accding to the tracks before the day of the defense
교직원
Doctoral Ms-Ph.D
ESE(Science) 2 3
ESE(Engineering) 3 3
UIE 1 1
DME Committee can apply related thesis from ESE, UIE to DME’s thesis
CSA Committee can judge with regard to characteristics of the major(Art works or presentation of writing could be accepted by committee)
  • *It can be accepted if the student is the 1st author or corresponding author being official UNIST students. Also, the advisor of the student should be ascertain as a corresponding author.
  • Submission of documents written in English to committee before two weeks of the thesis defense  
  • Pass : Total of thesis paper, achievement and excellence of thesis, presentation ability
  • Retest : Just 1 more chance after first try If the students miss that 1 more chance, he will be expelled.
  • The final thesis defense and the pre-defense can’t be done in the same semester.