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[Notice] Submission of Thesis for Doctorate degree for Spring semester, 2017 (2018 February Graduation)
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Submission of Thesis for Doctorate degree for Spring semester, 2017
(2018 February Graduation)

 

Those who are scheduled to graduate in February 2018 have to submit the thesis for degree within the designated period below. This is to notify you of information about thesis for Doctorate degree for Spring semester, 2017.

 

1. Period of submitting the thesis and paying thesis review fee : Oct. 10th(Tue) ~ Oct. 16th(Mon), 2017

 

2. Payment of Thesis review fees
   - Thesis review fee: 550,000 KRW
   - Account of payment for thesis review: Virtual Payment Account of each department office (Contact Department office)
   - Please pay the fees with your name (Applicant’s name)

 

3. Submission of Thesis: Application through Website, then Submit the required documents to Department Office.
  1) Application procedure on the website
   : Login to Aims2 portal website – Academic Information for Graduate School– Graduation (on the top) – Register Thesis Plan (on the left side) – Input the title of thesis (Korean and English) – Print out the form of “Petition for Review of Thesis for Doctorate Degree” (Submit it to Department office) – Click “Registration of dissertation publication” - Upload the materials of dissertation publication – Print out the form of Confirmation Letter of Dissertation Publication (Submit it to Department office)
  2) Required Documents to submit to the Department office
   - Petition for review of thesis for doctorate degree
   - List of review members for thesis for doctorate degree
   - Recommendation letter of external review member
   - Personal Resume (Free style)
   - Research Ethics Compliance Statement
   - Confirmation Letter of Dissertation Publication (Attach a copy of the cover page of Dissertation)
    * Applicants who are scheduled to submit the Certificate of Expectant Publication of academic article have to submit a copy of the cover page of the dissertation within the period of review.
   * Recognition Criteria of expectant publication
   : Applicants have to submit the Certificate of the Expectant Publication issued from applicable academy. Only in the case that students can’t submit it within the designated period owing to unavoidable circumstances, they can submit the Confirmation Letter from their academic advisor in place of certificate of the expectant publication, but they have to submit the certificate of expectant publication before the date of graduation examination. If they do not submit it within the expected period before the date of graduation examination, they will not be allowed to graduate from school automatically in the applicable semester.

  3) Required documents to submit to thesis review members
   - Thesis for review for each review member
   - Personal Resume for each review member (Free Style)
   * Thesis title must be written in English and Korean. (In the case of a thesis written in English, applicants can write the English Title on thesis for degree.)

 

4. Qualification and Organization of thesis review members
  1) Thesis review members for Doctorate degree must be composed at least 5 people with Doctorate degrees (including 3 Full-time professors of the said university and 1 external review member [available experts or external professor])
  2) Associate Professors or Assistant Professors of the Medical Department with Doctorate degrees can be Internal Thesis Review Members (Full-time professors).
  3) Professors in the applicable department have to be appointed preferentially as internal paper screening judges, and internal thesis review members can include professors of related fields.
  4) A majority of thesis members has to be composed of those who majored in the same field of study related to thesis contents.
  5) In the case that the applicant is a lecturer in the said university, a Full Professor or Associate Professor with a doctorate degree who studied in the same major field and has the same position in the said university as the applicant can be a paper screening judge.
  6) The Academic Advisor of the applicant can automatically be a thesis review member as long as there are no special circumstances.
  7) The Chairman of a thesis review committee will be selected from among the thesis review members, excluding the academic advisor.(The external thesis review member can be a chief of thesis screening committee only in case that he/she has enough professionalism on the subject of the thesis)
  8) Applicants relatives may not become thesis review members.
  9) If a professor in a research year can participate in all processes of paper screening, they will be eligible to be a thesis review member, even though they are not teaching at that time.

 

5. Notices and Forms regarding submission of thesis for Doctorate degree: Please refer to the attached files (All forms for submission)
  1) Qualification for submission of thesis : Any student who satisfied the following conditions
   - A student who has completed or is scheduled to complete the doctorate course
   - A student who received formal advisement on a thesis for two or more semesters
   - A student who completed nonsubject education based on research study (From the New students who entered after 2014)
    ▶ Nonsubject Education program based on research study
     • From the New students who entered after 2014
     • Research Ethics : at least twice or more
     • Research Note Writing : at least once (Only for students majoring in Natural Science and Engineering fields)
     • Thesis writing : at least once or more
   - A student who passed the qualifying examination (Foreign language test and comprehensive examination)
   - A student who has less than 10 years in the doctorate program after admission (excluding the period of leave of absence from school)
   - A student who has completed all required credits for graduation and registered research registration
   - A student who has published or is scheduled to publish the contents of thesis for degree in related academic article (Departmental conditions have priority over graduate school conditions)
    ▶ Doctorate course
     • Science and Engineering fields: 2 domestic articles or 1 overseas article
     • Medical Department: 2 or more domestic articles or overseas articles published in NRF journals or journals of equal ranking
     • Biomedical Department: 2 or more overseas articles published in SCI journals or journals of equal ranking (including SCI journals and SCIE journals)
     • Humanities and Social Science fields: 1 or more domestic articles or overseas articles
    ▶ Integrated course
     • Science and Engineering Fields: 1 or more overseas articles
     • Medical Department: 2 or more domestic articles or overseas articles published in NRF journals or journals of equal ranking
     • Biomedical Department: 2 or more overseas articles published in SCI journals or journals of equal ranking (including SCI journals and SCIE journals)
     • Humanities and Social Science fields: 2 or more domestic articles or 1 or more overseas articles
  ※ Dissertation Publication means the thesis that is published in an academic journal after entering the doctorate courses. Dissertation Publication is only recognized in the case of an exact match between contents of the thesis for degree and contents of a publication in an academic journal.
  2) Required Documents for submission of thesis
   - Petition for review of thesis for Doctorate degree
     * Submit a paper copy of the Petition form after uploading it on the AIMS2 portal website.
   - List of thesis review members
   - Recommendation Letter of External Review member
   - Personal Resume (Free style)
   - Confirmation Letter of Dissertation Publication
     * Submit the confirmation letter of dissertation publication after uploading on AIMS2 Portal.
   - A copy of the cover page of the dissertation
     * In the case that the thesis is expected to be published, applicants have to submit the Certificate of Expectant Publication for the academic article, and the cover page of the thesis for degree.
     * Applicants who are scheduled to submit the Certificate of Expectant Publication have to submit a copy of the cover page of the dissertation within the period of review.
   - 5 copies of thesis for review
     * Submit the 5 copies of thesis for review to the review members directly.
   - Research Ethics Compliance Statement

 

6. Detailed Schedule for submission of thesis

Classification

Period

Remarks

Submission of thesis for degree

 

 

   Oct. 10th(Tue) ~ Oct. 16th(Mon), 2017

- Pay thesis review fees (550,000 KRW) to Virtual Account of Department (Contact Department office)

 

- All documents to submit need to have signature of Academic Advisor and confirmation from Head of Department

 

Payment of thesis review fees

Recommendation of thesis review members

Paper screening

Oct. 17th(Tue) ~ Dec. 21st(Thu), 2017

- Paper screening once or more.

- Final Screening should be public.

Submission period of final review result

 

    Dec. 22nd(Fri), 2017

Required Documents

- Final result report of Thesis Screening

- Certificate of checking plagiarism of dissertation and related materials

Submission of final printed copy

Dec. 26th(Tue) ~ Jan. 9th(Tue), 2018

- If a student does not submit the final printed copy of thesis within designated period, he or she will be excluded from the list of graduation.

▶ Applicants must submit the final printed copy of thesis to Central Library in Ajou University.
▶ For more detailed information, please refer to the rules of graduate school of the said university and contact each department office.

 

※ The Change of Rules in comparison with the previous semester

Before

After

- Paper screening twice or more including Public announcement once or more

- Submit the Public Announcement result report

- Paper screening once or more.

- Final Screening should be public.

- Public Announcement Result report is not needed to submit.

- The guideline for preparing thesis for degree is improved.

 

- Office of Graduate School -

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