Yonsei GSIS Bachelor & Master’s Accelerated Degree Program
A. Students admitted to the program will be able to pursue a master's degree upon completing their bachelor's degree without taking entrance exam.
B. If all the graduation requirements are fulfilled, the students can obtain both a bachelor's and master's degree within 4.5 years (bachelor 3 years + master 1.5 years).
2. Entry Qualifications & Scholarship
A. Students of all undergraduate majors in Yonsei campus
B. Students who have completed 4 - 6 semesters and whose cumulative GPA is 3.3/4.3 or above
C. Students who are recommended by the advising professor and dean of his/her department
D. Students who have transferred or students who have received an academic warning are not eligible to apply.
E. Admitted students will receive the Accelerated Degree Program Scholarship depending on the admission evaluation (up to 3 semesters). Recipients of Scholarship will be announced together with the admission result.
3. Admission Schedule
A. Application period: Friday, February 9 – Tuesday, February 13, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
B. Location: New Millennium Hall #510
C. Announcement of results: Monday, February 26, 5 p.m., by email
4. Items to be submitted
A. Application form
B. Official transcript of undergraduate work (in English)
C. Statement of purpose (in English, about 3 pages)
D. One letter of recommendation each from the advising professor and program chair of his/her department (in English)
E. TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS transcript (the original document)
5. Academic Affairs after Admittance
A. Students who are admitted to the program can take up to 24 credits per semester while enrolled in an undergraduate program. Those 24 credits can include a maximum of 6 credits from GSIS. Students are required to obtain total of 12 credits from GSIS while enrolled in an undergraduate program.
B. The credits earned from GSIS are not included in the total required credits to complete undergraduate work and the grades are not included in calculating undergraduate GPA. The credits earned from GSIS will be transferred after the students enter the master's degree program (if the students are withdrawn from the program, the credits earned from GSIS cannot be transferred to the credits required in their undergraduate program).
C. Students who are admitted to the program should maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3/4.3 or above each semester. If not, students are withdrawn from the program.
D. If all the graduation requirements are fulfilled, students can obtain their bachelor's degree and start their master's degree program after completion of minimum 6 semesters. If not, students are required to attend additional semesters.
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