|Course Announcement for 2005 Fall Semester|
RCA Master’s Degree Course
|The RCA-KAIST Master Degree Course is intended to educate and train the students of leadership caliber from the RCA Member States with the aim to develop them into elite leaders in nuclear energy and quantum engineering in their countries, working in universities, government supported R&D institutions, or government funded enterprises, etc.
The Course is ultimately envisioned to promote international cooperation and coordination in nuclear arena among RCA Member States. Principally, it is planned to select 1-2 persons from each Member States so that the size of the whole student group for this particular course does not exceed 15 persons per year.
This Course has been implemented since March 2003 and 14 students in total have enrolled up to now.
For graduation, students must accomplish 36 credit units as follows.
3. Institution & Department to Award Master's Degree
|Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
- Ranked overall 1st place among the science and technology academic institutions in all of Asia
(including Australia) for two successive years in 1999 and 2000 according to Asiaweek.
◇ More detailed information, such as housing and map etc., can be found in the KAIST official
website at http://www.kaist.edu
|Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering (DNQE)
- The leading department in the field of nuclear and quantum engineering in Korea
◇ More detailed information, such as faculty members and curriculum etc., can be found at:
4. Financial Support
| Tuition (Approx. USD 5,000 for one academic year): to be covered by the host institution.
A round-trip, economy-class air fare (not to exceed nominal fares: to and from the nearest airport
of the originating country and Korea): to be reimbursed by the host institution.
Course application fee (USD 60): to be covered by the host institution.
Living expenses: 500,000 Korean Won/month (approx. USD 440/month) for one year depending
on the course.
◇ NOTE :
- On-campus housing can be arranged but the cost must be borne individually. A shared room
at KAIST currently costs about 390,000 Korean Won/semester (=6 months), approximately
USD 325 /semester (=6 months).
- The meals in the Campus cafeteria cost around 2500 ~ 3000 Korean Won per meal
(2.1 ~ 2.7 USD/meal).
- KAIST does not provide housing for married MS students’ family and the married students,
who want to bring his/her family, must bear that the rental apartment near KAIST is quite
- Medical insurance and student medi-care fees: approximately 220,000 Korean Won/semester
(6 months), approx USD 190/semester (6 months), also to be borne individually.
5. Qualifications for Application and Admission
6. How to Apply
| The National RCA Representatives are requested to send the names and organization/institution of the applicants to RCARO.
Applicants should send their application package directly to the following address by 20 April 2005.
The following documents are requested to be attached when applying.
1. KAIST International Graduate Application Form
| February 2005
- Announcement of the Course to all RCA Member States (National Representatives) by
the RCA Regional Office.
- Applicants to the Course must be recommended by National RCA Representative of each
Member State. (The National RCA Representatives are requested to send the names and
organization/institution of the applicants to RCA Regional Office in Korea at
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by fax to 82-42-864-1626))
- Refer to the New Programme at http://www.rcaro.org/
20 April 2005
◇ Students are advised to bring 3 passport-size photographs in order to have photo ID and
|◇ For any questions about the course or application procedure,
please contact Prof. Gyuseong Cho, the Course Coordinator,