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The Global Leading Institute in Nuclear Power Plant Technology, KINGS
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Financial Details V. Introduction II.I. Campus Life 2 . Program Information III. Admission Guideline IV. Scholarship VI.
Design projects D. Material Engineering G. Systems Engineering B. etc. INPO. Worldwide organizational network (GMU. Design C. INTRODUCTION Background KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School (KINGS) is an educational institute established to cultivate leadership-level professionals in planning. Electrical Engineering E. Chemical Engineering 3 . Construction D. Maintenance F.) Action-oriented Curriculum A. Electronic Engineering D. IAEA. KINGS aims to be a worldwide provider of the best qualified NPP professionals through a new type of programs which include learning lifecycle issues and associated technologies of NPP and practicing hands-on experience at Kori NPP complex located at the southern sea shore of the Korean peninsula. teaching method of KINGS are uniquely and innovatively designed to educate and train international nuclear professionals who will contribute to enhance nuclear safety and technology. On-site training C. operation and management of nuclear power plants (NPPs). Features Education Program Bases A. Programs. WANO. 50:50 mix of Koreans and internationals B. design. Planning B. Mechanical Engineering C. Hands-on experience B. Management Interdisciplinary Approach A.I. curriculum. Operation E. Nuclear Engineering F. construction. Learning by doing & thinking Strong International Alliance A.
have NPPs under construction and in operation. 4 . Establishing worldwide leadership-level human resource development network with KINGS. INPO. WEC. etc. WANO. Building up international network among NPP professionals. and Contributing to improve global nuclear safety.International Network A promise to cultivate global nuclear leaders with KINGS Network KINGS is developing cooperative exchange programs to produce NPP professionals in association with international nuclear organizations such as IAEA. functional management and technological innovation through providing personnel education for those countries planning to build NPPs. The objectives of these programs are. operational efficiency.
Explanation for NPP planning and national energy policies for 1st NPP deployment.Intensive and comprehensive course to produce nuclear professionals with expertise in respective fields.Preparatory compulsory & elective courses to obtain basic knowledge on NPP engineering required for main courses at KINGS . 5 .Special course to acquire core knowledge of systems engineering .Lectures . infrastructure and project management . progressively structured elective courses are offered for the students to obtain the theoretical & managerial insights along with analytical skills necessary to carry out NPP engineering and analyses tasks in a cumulative manner such as thermodynamics & heat transfer-NSSS TH Design-Power Train System Design.Lectures and tour of nuclear power plants .NSSS CD-Pressure Vessel & Reactor Design. Cultivate leader-level project managers who manage the NPP life-cycle business efficiently and effectively from the planning phase to the closing phase.Lectures and team building activities .II.Providing fundamental explanation for NPP basic systems and safety . safety analysis 1.2.Lectures and e-Education Systems . NPP Management) Systems Engineering 2nd Trimester National Energy Policies & 1st NPP Deployment NPP Engineering & Management 12 weeks 3rd Trimester 1st-3rd Trimester (2nd year) Specialization Course 12 months Master Engineer Degree Awarded Note : During each trimesters of the 1st year. including technology. Solid Mechanics.3. PROGRAM INFORMATION Pioneering Programs in KINGS Curriculum Classification Course NPP Engineering Fundamentals 1st Trimester (1st year) NPP Systems and Safety 12 weeks Duration Content .Choose one of 2 tracks (NPP Engineering.Comprehensive course to obtain in-depth knowledge on NPP engineering and management . Mission Oriented Track : Specialization Course Track NPP Engineering Track NPP Management Track Objective Cultivate technical experts who have expertise and technique to draw out problems and potential problem-solving options. systems and project engineering programs .Lectures and technical tours 12 weeks .
Applicants’ submittal of consent on “the COE” and physical examination report 5. Registration and Tuition” and “Living and Housings” of the article IV Financial Details. Type I : Full financial support (covers the entirety of “Entrance Fee.) Type II support may be necessary when the applicant wants to choose an off-campus housing with his or her family. ADMISSION GUIDELINE Admission Policy Applications up to 200% of the entrance quota with national recommendation will be received and undergo the following processes on the first-come-first-served basis. Admission award Note * “% of quota” is the percentage of applications to the quota selected after the designated processes. Applicant with outstanding research capability 3. Interview (and on-line aptitude test) 3.) Type II : Partial financial support (covers only the “Living and Housings” of the article IV Financial Details. 6 . Applicant with outstanding scholarly/engineering capability Note: These shall be evidenced by an appropriate documentation such as a list of publications and scholastic awards to be submitted as optional documentations. % of quota* 150% 120% 105% 100% 100% Successful applicants who pass the documentation review and interview will be awarded an admission in the following order . 1.III. Note * : Applicants’ government and/or organization may choose to support in Type I or II below and which shall be explicitly described in the article 5 of the “Letter of Recommendation from the Applicant’s Organization” (Form 4 of the application document). Successful applicants will be notified of “the conditions of entrance” and shall submit a written consent on the given conditions within 10 working days. Successful applicants who submitted above said written consent and who revoke afterward will be deprived of the right to application to KINGS for 10 years. Failure to submit will cause automatic cancellation of admission. Document review 2. Notification of “the Conditions of Entrance (COE)” 4. Process 1. Applicant with national or organizational scholarship* 2.
Announcement on Admission Award may be prior to the date when the entrance quota is filled.31. Qualifications for Application To apply to KINGS.ac.kr Required documents should be submitted via registered mail.kr] See the Mailing Address below Note Download application forms at www.Timelines Classification Announcement of Application Submission of Documents Document Review and Interview** Date* From the Middle of June. Republic of Korea Entrance Quota KINGS plans to admit 100 students per year and the quota will be 50 Koreans and 50 Internationals. Mailing Address: KINGS Student Affairs team Room#208 main bldg. The eligibility for application such as age. 1456-1 Shinam-ri. ** Document Review and Interview will be arranged on a first-come-first-served basis. Korean students will be recommended by the KEPCO Group or other corporations in the NPP industry. Ulju-gun. Applicants for whom English is their native or official language do not need to submit their score of English language proficiency test.kings. however.. Seosaeng-myeon. Ulsan 689-882. courier service or in person International applicants may be interviewed via video-.kings. proof of English language proficiency and professional experience are described in the following table.ac. applicants should have earned a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in natural sciences and engineering.30. teleconferencing By Designated Nov. This. 2012 ** This timeline may be subjected to changes. 2012 Site KINGS website [www. International students will be admitted among those recommended by the referee organization designated by the KINGS or by the countries which are planning. 2012 By Sep. Element Age Working experience Requirement Under 40 years old 3 years or more* 7 . Also. GPA score. building and operating NPPs. applicants who have studied more than two years at a university where the primary language of instruction is English can replace the proof by an attestation issued by the institution authority. 2012 By Admission Notification letters Decision mailed and posted online 12.30. does not discourage bachelor’s degree holder of other areas with working experiences in policy making for national energy supply or nuclear energy applications.
Application Procedure Connect to KINGS homepage (http://www. Once submitted. Original records of entries into and departures from Korea 12. 8 . Fill out the forms and send their hard copy with the other documents required to. Official transcripts of college/university 8.0 (on a 4.kings. IBT:84 Minimum IELTS score of 5. Personal medical assessment (form 6) 11. Original certificates of all undergraduate and graduate level degrees 7. Statement of purpose (form 3) 4. CBT:213. so please check your documents carefully before submission. 30. Copy of an applicant’s current passport 10. Original certificate of health authorized by a M. Required Documents Documents 1. Application for admission (form 1) 2.ac. Original certificate of TOEFL or IELTS score 9. Letter of recommendation (form 4) 5. except a letter of recommendation to the mailing address above.kr). no document can be modified or corrected.D Overseas Koreans only Applicants who successfully pass the admission procedure A score taken within the last two years from Sep. KINGS pledge (form 5) 6.Letter of recommendation GPA in university Proof of English language proficiency From applicant’s organization or government Minimum 3.5 scale) Minimum TOEFL score of PBT:550. Personal Statement (form 2) 3. Download forms for application from the website.5 or equivalent Note * Cumulative experiences of 3+ years in energy related professional positions is acceptable.2012 Photo ID page is required Note Application Fee All applicants are exempted from application fee.
IV.kr). such as forgery or alteration of documents or through translation errors on the documents. lecture materials. Tuition covers lectures. Please check your documents carefully and keep a copy of completed form in case the materials get lost in the mail. For more information.Notes for Documents Preparation Submitted documents will not be returned in any case.000) per academic year in 2012. REGISTRATION AND TUITION Entrance Fee The entrance fee is 1 Million Korean Won (MKRW) (≒$870) in academic year 2012. 1 2 All fees and costs are based on year 2012 and are subjected to change for 2013. FINANTIAL DETAILS1. Dormitory fee with meals is 12. and this fact was found while at school (or after graduation). visit the KINGS Homepage (http://www. Furthermore.ac. LIVING AND HOUSING Dormitory School provides single occupancy dormitory rooms for the students equipped with cafeteria providing international meals. All the documents should be completed or translated in English.150 KRW/USD.36 MKRW (≒$10. The translated copy should be notarized. if criminal case is suspected. Values in parentheses are in US Dollars based on the exchange rate of 1. Applicants whose submitted documents are incomplete or unsatisfactory will be disqualified from the admission process. the admission shall be cancelled (or all the academic records shall be erased). the lease contract shall be made between the lessor and lessee through a registered real estate agent.750) per year.kings. access to library and various facilities for academic and school supported extra-curricular activities. If an applicant gained admission in an illegal manner.2 ENTRANCE FEE. Rental Housings Off-campus rental housings are available around the campus at commutable distances. Registration Fee and Tuition The registration fee and tuition is 53. In any case.45 MKRW (≒$48. There are two different rental options of “lease on a deposit basis (LOD)” and “lease on a monthly rental basis (LOM)” are available. the student will be reported to the authorities in both countries in complying with the law. 9 .
Students who live in offcampus housings may require additional 250.2 Deposit/Monthly Rent $8. Furnished 2rooms.800/ 800+ $8. Ulsan Apartment Type Apartment Size (m2) 105. elementary & high schools. Seosaengmyeon is a small garden-city. 1~2 baths 40 105. 10 . Furnished 3 rooms. 1 bath. 15~20 minutes bicycle riding along the sea side road could lead to KINGS. Furnished Note: Jeonggwan-myeon is a recently established bed town of Busan metropolitan city.000 KRW (≒$220 ~ 260) per month per person for public transportation and utility fees for rental housing.600/ 435+ Remarks 3 rooms.com.co. normally.800/ 600+ $870/ 390+ $8. 1 bath. http://www. Busan Apartment Seosaeng-myeon. The car insurance premium depends largely on the insured price of a car. http://www. traditional markets and a public health center and provides relatively convenient public transportations to KINGS.000). The LOD requires a lump sum of deposit ranging from 50~75% of the price of the housing (the price of an apartment of 100 m2 ranges about $ 150. The premium could be calculated at the insurance company web sites such as etc.chartis. http://www. Students who live in the dormitory may need about 300.myAnycar.000 KRW. The premium for health and indemnity insurances provided by KINGS is 260. equivalent to that of the insurances provided by KINGS and a valid insurance certificate shall be submitted to KINGS at arrival.6 79. The deposit. range of coverage and age of the driver.360 KRW (≒$232) per person per year in 2012. Insurances Students must have insurances that cover health care.000 ~ 300.kr .000~$350. The following table depicts the range of deposit and rental for off-campus housing within 45 minutes to an hour distance by public transportation (20~25 minutes by car). 2 baths 2~3 rooms.meritzfire. Gijang-eup has international kindergarten. 1 bath. as a minimum. In such case. Area Jeonggwan-myeon Busan Apartment Apartment Apartment Gijang-eup.6 40 40~46. the closest living area from KINGS. will be fully refunded at the termination of the lease contract if no damage to the housing is claimed. injury and indemnity and those who owns a car shall have liability and indemnity insurances. 2 baths 2rooms. the coverage shall be.com Living Expenses The living expenses depend on the personal needs and the way of living.800/ 520+ $4.350/ 260+ $2. (≒$260) per month per person. Students may choose to have insurances of students own organization.2 2rooms.
government or the student’s own government for a maximum of six trimesters of full-time study.600 Transportation & Utility Fees : $ 2.640 ~ 3. based on dormitory residence) Entrance Fee : $ 870 (first year only) Registration Fee & Tuition : $ 48.800 (Refundable) + $ 5. SCHOLARSHIP Scholarships Most of competent international students who meet certain level of academic and professional performance record may receive academic scholarships which are endowed by the Korean nuclear industry. V. CAMPUS LIFE State-of-the-art Educational and Research Environment Most of research activities.bifskorea. The average administrative assistantship payment is about $ 260 per month. The monthly assistantship payment depends on the actual hours of services of the month.PROJECTED BUDGET Upon Registration (per year. The scholarship may cover entrance and registration fees. Detailed information can be obtained from http://www.620.800 Rental Fee : $ 3. Assistantships Teaching (TA). with a limit of 30 hours per month. The Busan International Foreign School located in Gijang-eup of Busan metropolitan city provides international quality education for kindergarten.org/.750 Health and Indemnity Insurances : $ 232 Personal expenses : $ 3. elementary and high school. Research (RA) and Administrative (AA) Assistantships are available for eligible international students.120 ~ 9. provided by the student.720 Married Students with Family For married students with children shall further consider the living expenses including meals and transportation for the family as well as education for the children. For entry level students. VI.120 Total : $ 62.000 Dormitory & meals : $10.760 ~ 12.972 Additional Yearly Expenses Anticipated for Off-Campus LOM Residence Refundable Deposit : $ 870 ~ 8. tuition and dormitory with meals with a total amount of $59. on-the-job training and education in KINGS will be carried out at Kori 11 .120 Total : $ 870 ~ 8. AA is the most common type of assistantship.
The soccer club is one of the most active clubs at KINGS. Various Cultural Programs KINGS provides non-credit Cross Culture and Korean Language Programs to reduce cultural adaptation stresses of international students. Various social and club activities are also available. The program is basically a fun-oriented program giving students opportunities of associating with entire class of the year to have a feeling like close siblings with each other. Tours from the breathtaking UNESCO natural and diverse cultural heritages. cultural. CCP package includes student seminars to share the cultures of students’ own countries. historical. nuclear site where NPPs are in operation and under construction. joining local festivals and sports events will add joys to the campus life. a soccer field. environment friendly and high efficiency campus by using renewable energy. 12 . School facilities for leisure activities are available such as basketball courts. lectures to share the ordeals and glories in Korean history including the endeavors of national economic development to modern Korea from the ashes after the Korean war. Hiking to the beautiful mountains. talks to compare do’s and do-not’s in different cultures. industrial sites in Korea and to the Demilitarized Zone where South and North Korea are divided and confronted with each other will make students to experience the fancies and the realities of Korea. Student may enjoy smart life in combination with science and nature in ubiquitous campus: eEducation and e-Library. Optimal Residential Surroundings KINGS provides a dormitory equipped with 200 rooms for single occupancy which accepts cultural diversity of domestic and foreign students: Cafeteria and prayer rooms. and a fitness center. Cross Culture Program (CCP) is designed for sharing global cultures among students from various countries.