2020-1 Thesis/Dissertation Main Defense Proposal
Graduate students who are eligible for the thesis/dissertation Main Defense should be informed on the following procedures and requirements:
1. Proposal Application Period: April 27 to May 4, 2020
All of the requirements for the Main Defense proposal should be produced out by the deadline above.
2. Requirements Document : Master’s and Ph.D./Combined
1) Main Defense Application Form
2) Declaration of Ethical Conduct in Research
3) Qualification Certificate for Main Defense
※ Attached Document: Evidences for Publication document (as below)
- A first page copy of published papers
(Including journals title and publication date, Author(with advisor), Author’s Affiliation)
- Please write “Student ID” and the "Number of the publication" on the top right of every evidences documents. And upload in numerical order.
4) Safety Instruction complete confirmation form
※ Attached Document: Certificate of safety education. You can print at http://safety.skku.edu/
5) External Committee Member Personal Information (Only if you have external member)
※ Attached Document: “Certificate of employment” or “Evidence of research performance” or “Screenshot of Institution homepage”
6) Pledge of Examinee in Dissertation Submission Qualifying Examination: Only for those who have taken the qualifying exam(foreign language)on May 29
※ How to submit the pledge: [ Go to Notice on submit a preliminary pledge ]
3. Qualifications for Thesis/Dissertation Proposal : Refer to the attached file
4. How to Apply
1) Download the application form
2) Fill the form and obtain the signature of committee members and advisor professor
3) “Apply for Main-defense” through GLS System
① Go to “GLS-신청/자격관리-학위논문심사신청-논문본심신청/신청결과조회” menu
② Insert the Title of the thesis/dissertation
③ Scan and Upload the completed form(with document of evidence) as a PDF file. (File name :Student ID_Name_Title)
④ Insert the advisor and committee member
※ If you have a co-advisor, please insert both advisors in the GLS system.
※ If you have external committee member, Please fill the “External Committee Member Personal Information” form, and attached “Certificate of employment” or “Evidence of research performance” or “Screenshot of Institution homepage”
⑤ Click to “접수신청”
⑥ Graduate Office confirmation and approval
⑦ Print the “접수증”, and Payment(transfer) the pre-defense fee
※ Fee for Main Defense: 100,000 Won for Master's, 510,000 Won for PhD and Combined.
* Note 1
Each of the Main Defense evidence states an applicant as the first author. It must also specify that the author's university is SKKU along with his/her advising professor stipulated.
The proposal evidence should be published in the conference (journal) or at least accepted with a publication.
* Note 2
Thesis/dissertation committee for a Main Defense should be identified with the Pre-Defense committee members.
* Note 3
A master's Main Defense material should be made up to the uploading period.
A Ph.D (Combined) Main Defense dissertation should be submitted a week before the date of the public presentation to the Dissertation Committee you formed.
Office of Graduate Studies
College of Information and Communication Engineering (CICE)