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M.S. candidates: 20, Ph.D. candidates: 10.
Students who want to enroll this program must possessB.S. degrees(M.S. degrees for Ph.D. candidates) in natural science, engineering, agriculture life science, social science, or computational science, but students in other areas can become candidates by recommendation of a professor participating in IPCST. The processes of selection, enrollment, and admission shall be subject to the SNU regulations.
To obtain an M.S. degree, a student must complete at least 2 subjects among major requite subjects offered or credited by IPCST. To obtain a Ph.D. degree, a student must complete at least 3 subjects (including 2 subjects that you completed in the M.S. program) among major requite subjects offered or credited by IPCST.
Regulations for completion
Basic rules for subject completion and degree acquisition are set as below.
1) Obtaining total 24 credits including at least 2 major subjects offered by IPCST completes the program for master degree.
2) Credits from subjects offered by IPCST and your supervisor affiliated college or permitted by your supervisor are recognized.
3) Qualification test and other conditions to acquire a degree follow the regulations of SNU.
Policy on administration
A. Independent administration
Basically, this program is an educational program to foster next-generational outstanding high-quality human resources and is administered by professors, related to computational science, of colleges and institutes in SNU with their computer facilities as adjunct professors. Especially, the supercomputer at university computer center should be used more seriously with the support of the chief of the center. Students should be able to study for M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in the college (or in the institute) that your supervisor is affiliated to, even if they have independent research places.
B. Related schools
1) College of natural science: department of mathematical sciences, department of statistics, department of physics and astronomy, department of chemistry, school of biological sciences, and school of earth and environmental sciences.
2) College of engineering: department of mechanical and aerospace engineering, department of naval architecture and ocean engineering, and department of electrical and computer engineering.
3) College of agriculture and life sciences
4) School of education: department of mathematical education.
C. Education and school affairs
The committee of fixing curriculum whose leader is the IPCST head controls school affairs, and the subjects of IPCST must be completed in accordance with all regulations on degree conferment of the graduate school. In principle, all major electives should be offered by the other schools or departments, but IPCST should offer thosewhich cannot be offered by them. Professors participating in IPCST should lecture major subjects for all students together, and some major electives can be substituted with those in the corresponding school or department. A professor participating in IPCST supervises a graduate student thesis.