2023 2nd Semester Dissertation Examination (Preliminary / Final Examination) Details

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2023 2nd Semester Dissertation Examination (Preliminary / Final Examination) Details

We sincerely thank the examiners for accepting the Masters / Doctoral dissertation examination (preliminary examination / main examination), and we ask you to examine the dissertation in accordance with the relevant regulations such as the Universitys Academic Regulations and Bylaws and the following points.

1. Examination Overview

1) Subject of examination: Masters / Doctoral thesis examination (preliminary examination / main examination) at Sungkyunkwan University, Graduate School of Medicine

2) Examination period: October 31, 2023 (Tue) ~ December 15, 2023 (Fri)

3) List of judges and students to be examined: Appendix

4) Thesis for review: Delivered directly to the professor by the student individually

5) Screening location: Designated location by classroom

6) Deadline for submission of the examination result report and where to submit it: Until 17:00 on December 22, 2023 (Friday), Medical School Administration Office

Principle of submission by the chairperson of the examination committee (attached examination form)

- Medical School: Jagwakam College of Medicine, 1st floor (031-299-6027)

- Clinical Department and Cooperative Program: Samsung Life Insurance Ilwon-dong Building B, 9th Floor (02-2148-9913)

7) Payment of thesis review fee: A small amount will be deposited into the reviewers personal account after the end of the review.


2. Examination Details


1) Students to be judged

- Determine the examination schedule in consultation with the advisor (or chairperson of the examination committee) and contact the examination committee (if necessary, the advisor will contact you).

- Send the review papers to the judges individually at least one week before the review meeting.

2) Judges

- Attend and judge the review committee, complete the prescribed review report, and submit it to the chairperson.

* Papers for review will be sent individually by the student before the committee is held.


3) Chairperson

- The chairperson (or advisor) decides and conducts all reviews in consultation with the reviewers.

- At least 1 preliminary / main examination committee meeting (thesis content examination + oral examination)

      Preliminary examination: 1 time, written examination can be replaced if unavoidable (signature required)

      Main examination: 2 times, public presentation principle, if unavoidable, 1st and 2nd examination can be held together

- After collecting the judgment reports of each judge, prepare and submit the judgment result report.


4) Judge Composition and Decision Criteria


Preliminary/Final Judges

Acceptance Criteria

Masters program

3 people including advisor

Common: 2/3 of the reviewers in favor, 2 people

Doctoral Program

5 people including advisor

Preliminary: 4/5 of the judges, 4 people

Main: 4/5 of the judges, 4 people

Combined master’s/doctoral program


5) Screening Process

- Contents

      Thesis content review

      Oral examination: Each judge evaluates the knowledge related to the thesis by asking questions to the student, and in principle, the student answers directly.

- Judgment: Must be conducted after the student leaves the examination center.


6) Relationship between journal articles and theses

- The contents of the "journal article" may be included in the "thesis", but the "journal article" cannot replace the "thesis".

- In principle, the contents of the thesis should be published in domestic and foreign academic journals after obtaining the degree.


7. Evaluation Results Report Submission Form

Chairperson must also complete the Commissioner form






Masters Thesis Preliminary Examination Report 1 copy.

[Attachment 4].

Masters degree thesis examination report 1 copy.

[Attachment 6]

Masters Main Examination Summary 1 copy.

[Attachment No. 6 (2 form)].

Committee members

1 copy each of the Masters Thesis Preliminary Examination Report

(3 copies in total).

[Form 2 of Attachment No. 4].

Masters thesis examination report: 1 copy each (3 copies in total).

[Form 3 of Attachment No. 6].



Ph.D. Dissertation Preliminary Examination Report Part 1.

[Attachment 8].

Ph.D. Dissertation Examination Report 1 Part.

[Attachment No. 10].

Doctoral dissertation examination summary 1 copy.

[Attachment No. 10 (2 form)].

Committee members

1 copy each of the PhD Dissertation Preliminary Examination Report

(5 copies in total).

[Form 2 of Attachment No. 8]

1 copy of each doctoral dissertation examination report

 (5 copies in total).

[Form 3 of Attachment No. 10].


Dean of Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine