Comprehensive examination is to test general knowledge, concepts and content integration capability, and knowledge application capability in problem solving. The student must have enrolled all courses specified in the curriculum and pass all required courses with at least grade C for type 3 and type 4 master's degree program. In case of type 1 and type 2 master's degree and doctoral degree programs are as specified in each curriculum.
The Comprehensive Examination consists of two parts :
The Comprehensive Examination will be scheduled immediately following the end of the coursework. The written examinations will be open book. The oral examination will take place following review of the written parts of the Comprehensive Examination.
A student should plan to take the Comprehensive Examination following study plan of the program or after three semesters for direct-entry student.
The oral examination should be scheduled after the written examination. In the interim period, students may not communicate or discuss with others the content of the written examination or their responses, but they may (and should) review their written responses prior to the oral examination and be prepared to defend their responses.
The Comprehensive Examination Committee consists of at least five members including :
The composition of the committee should be mutually agreed upon by the student and his/her advisor. It is the responsibility of advisory to :