KAIST Curriculum

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Standard Plan for Graduation
Semester Course Credit Total
Fall (Sep.~Dec.) NQE585 : Introduction to Nuclear Safety Regulation / Mandatory -N* 3 12
NQE584 : Radiation Protection and Regulations / Mandatory -R** 3
Elective Major Course 3
Elective Major Course 3
Winter (Jan.~Feb.) NQE587 : Regulation for Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Emergency Preparedness / Mandatory -R** 3 3
Spring (Mar.~June) NQE586 : Safety Regulation for Nuclear Installations / Mandatory -N* 3 12
Elective Major Course 3
Elective Major Course 3
Elective Major Course 3
Summer (July~Aug.) No class 0
Fall (Sep.~Dec.) OJT (Individual Research) 6 6
Total 33 Credits
  • * N: Mandatory for the students in Nuclear Safety Track
  • ** R: Mandatory for the students in Radiation Safety Track
Graduation Credits
(Unit: Credit)
Category Mandatory General Elective Major Course (24) Individual Research Total
Course (3) Mandatory Electives 6 33
Mandatory Electives NQe KINS NQe KAIST
(1 course) Courses* Courses** Courses*** Courses****
Credits 1AU 3 3 9 6 6 6 33
(CC020) (NQE502) (Graduate Courses) (KAIST
Courses)
  • * Of the 24 credits, NQE 502 is required for students whose undergraduate major is not Nuclear Engineering. Students whose undergraduate major is nuclear engineering may take this course or any mutually recognized bachelor and master's courses or graduate courses from any department in KAIST.
  • ** Students should take at least 9 credits from KINS courses.(2 courses from your own track, 1 - 2 courses from other track)
  • *** Students should take at least 6 credits from NQE graduates' courses.
  • **** Of mutually recognized bachelor and master's courses and graduate courses from other department, no more than 6 credits, can be counted.
Detailed Graduate Requirements (after the amendment)
Category Master
Mandatory General
Course Option1 (3)+1AU
CC500 Science Writing in English
CC510 Introduction to Applied Computer Science
CC511 Probability and Statistics
CC512 Introduction to Materials Science
CC513 Engineering Economics 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
- Foreign students are excluded
* CC020 Ethics and Safety I : 1AU
* HS586 for foreign students' can be replaced by CC500 only for foreign students
Elective Course(18)
* 24 credits for
Taught Masterstudents
Obtain at least 18 credits including courses offered by other department (mandatory to obtain 6 credits from the department of one's major)
*Students whose undergraduate major is not Nuclear Engineering must take NQE502
* For taught masters, obtain at least 24 credits including 12 credits from the department of one's major and courses offered by other department.
Research
(at least12)
* Including 'Seminar' (2 credits, 2 times) (Part-time general scholarship and foreign students are excepted)
* For coursework masters, obtain at least 6 credits (NQE965) from Individual Research for Master's Degree'
  • 1. CC020 Ethics and Safety I : 1AU
  • 2. The course-work plan is applied to international student if they wish and upon the academic advisor's approval
  • 3. When Master student chooses to apply for the non-mutually recognized bachelor and master's degree only 6 credits are recognized as master degree graduate credits.