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Global MIM FAQ

Q1. ​When does the program recruit new entrants?

Recruitment starts around February. However, the detailed admission schedule for each year may be slightly different, so please refer to the Global MIM Admission information page on the website. 



Q2. ​I have no career background. Am I eligible to apply?
In principle, applicants with professional careers lasting at least two years are preferred. However, this is merely a recommendation and is not mandatory. The Global MIM ultimately selects new entrants based on numerous factors in addition to their current career status.
Q3. ​Can I attend the program while working?
The Global MIM is a day program with classes on weekdays from 9:00-18:00. Therefore, it is not possible for students to attend the program while still working.
Q4. ​Is the military service period recognized as a career?
The military service period (or that of a substitute service) is recognized as a career.
Q5. ​What English tests are accepted?

Proof of Proficiency in English (if not mother tongue) through any of the following: TOEFl IBT 100, IELTS 7.0, CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) B, BEC Higher B or CPE C; have passed on of the in-house English Exams; have obtained A-level GCSE issued in Singapore, or have a Bachelor`s diploma entirely taught in English from an English-speaking country or a CEMS or EQUIS/AACSB-accredited institution. 



Q6. ​Is there any disadvantage if an English test score is not submitted?
A certified English test score is mandatory, so applicants should submit an English proficiency test certificate that is valid as of the submission date. If a certificate is not ready by the submission date, it needs to be submitted afterward. There is no required minimum English score, but it is used as one of the selection criteria for new admissions. However, applications who have a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an English-speaking country are not required to submit the English proficiency test score.
Q7. ​Is there any advantage in submitting language proficiency test certificates?
No extra points are gained in terms of selection criteria, but they can be used as a reference.
Q8. When does the semester begin?
It begins in August and lasts for one year (6 modules).
Q9. ​How many students are admitted each year?
It changes every year, but usually ranges between 10 and 30
Q10. ​What is the proportion of English-mediated classes in the course?
All the classes are taught in English, but we may deliver lectures in Korean as the occasion demands.
Q11. ​What is the degree title?
KUBS Global MIM (Master in Management) with CEMS MIM (Master in International Management) Certificate. 

Q12. ​What kinds of scholarships are in place?
The scholarship covers a portion of tuition. Depending on the financial need of each applicant, partial-tuition scholarships (10%, 30%, 50%, 70%, etc.) will be awarded to new international students entering in August.  Scholarship recipients are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.5 scale); otherwise the scholarship will be forfeited.
Q13. ​What are graduation requirements?
To graduate, students should complete at least 45 credits and achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher. To achieve CEMS MIM Certificate, students are required to complete 66 ECTS and fulfilled the international internship and Language requirements. No documentation needs to be submitted.
Q14. Are the graduates of the course qualified to pursue a doctoral degree?
Yes. The Global MIM confers a MBA degree, which qualifies students to continue their study in a doctoral program.
Q15. What kind of career paths do students follow after graduation?
KUBS operates the Career Hub to support MBA students for their career development. For detailed information, please contact the staff at the Career Hub (Tel: 02-3290-1368/ email:mjmjmj911@korea.ac.kr). Global MIM graduates work in various areas, including large domestic and overseas companies, multinational companies, and financial firms.
Q16. What preparation do I need to make before applying for the program?
English proficiency should be high. This does not necessarily mean you have to acquire a high English proficiency score, but you do need to be able to fluently communicate in English. In addition, if you did not study business administration as an undergraduate, it is recommended that you prepare for the Excel, statistics, and accounting courses.
Q17. ​How much is the tuition?

As of 2019, the tuition for one term is 22,000,000 KRW ( 2 Terms in total). The amount may change depending on the year of admission.