Kyungpook National University
Korea, Republic of
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Kyungpook Taehak-gyo.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; must have seal/stamp of school and signature of an authorized school official.
Description: A national university instituted in 1952; considered to be a very good school. Usual admission requirements are graduation from senior high school (grade 12) and Scholastic Achievement Examination for College Entrance (SAECE).
Grading can vary on four point scale; grade point average is calculated using school scale shown except that A+ and A = 4.0. Grades usually reported by semesters.
Language of instruction: Korean.
Master's: 1-2 years after bachelor's degree and entrance examination; by coursework (usually 24 minimum credits), examinations and thesis.
Doctorate/Ph.D.: 2-3 years after master's degree and entrance examination; by coursework, examinations and thesis.
Last updated: May 09, 2005