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Inha University SGCS (School of Global Convergence Studies)
Inha University

SGCS (School of Global Convergence Studies)

Incheon, South Korea

4 Years

English

Full time

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KRW 3,498,000 *

On-Campus

* IBT: 3,498,000 KRW. ISE: 4,492,000 KRW

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Introduction

Earn Global Scholarships and 2-years free-Korean learning program (SGCS only), K-experience, K-culture, and K-study with South Korea Top 10 University, Inha. Even if you never learned Korean, you can also apply for various English Tracks offered by Inha University.



If you pursue a global career start in South Korea, our university is perfect for your desire to be a global leader all around the world.

SGCS provides a world-class multi-disciplinary educational program for combined engineering and business studies in order to foster integrated and empathetic professionals who can lead global technological, economic, linguistic societies.

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Why Inha University

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Inha University

Inha university now stands for South Korea’s first-class key university, Asia Top 100 universities (No.91 in Asia), 2,000 international students are studying at. We offer various range of scholarships to students, and we are exemplary guidance on a new model of global expansion for all colleges in Korea as we have Inha University in Tashkent (2014), Azerbaijan (2020), China (2021), Kyrgyzstan (2021) will be opened.

Fast Facts

  • Head department: School of Global Convergence Studies
  • Majors' names:
    • IBT (International Business and trade)
    • ISE (Integrated System Engineering)
  • Tuition fee (2021):
    • IBT: 3,498,000 KRW
    • ISE: 4,492,000 KRW
  • Major's details: Undergraduate school, 4-year program
  • Apply qualifications:
    • IBT: Freshman, Transfer (2nd, 3rd year)
    • ISE: Freshman only
  • Class Language: 100% English lectures

Program Schedule

SGCS Curriculum Introduction

SGCS Program intends to provide an interdisciplinary education system. Once the student enters the program, they get a chance to experience the basics of related academics during their first semester. Students must study the mandatory basic courses such as programming, math, English, Korean, and economics. After that, students get a chance to choose their own majors between IBT and ISE. KLC major will mainly provide an intensive Korean language and culture training program from their first year.
As soon as they finish their general education courses and major courses, they can advance their academic skills and finally work on the fields they are willing to contribute. Therefore the goal of the SGCS program is to provide world-class, multi-disciplinary educational programs in order to foster integrated professionals who can lead the global business, technology, and linguistic societies.

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International Business & Trade (IBT)

Introduction

International Business & Trade (IBT) Major is designed to study the important concepts of Business, Trade, Logistics, IT from a global perspective. IBT Major is a 100% English taught Curriculum.

Degree: B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Business

Specification

Course Title

Basic General
Education

  • English Communication: Advanced
  • Basic Korean
  • Intermediate Korean
  • Writing and Discussion for Foreign Students
  • Academic Korean for Foreign Students
  • INHA Phronesis Seminar 1: Value Formation and Career Exploration

Core General
Education

  • Reading Seminar: Nature and Science
  • Reading Seminar: Society and Values
  • Reading Seminar: Art and Expression
  • Reading Seminar: Human and Culture
  • Understandings of Economics
  • Korean Society and Politics

Major Related
General Education

  • Introductory Engineering Mathematics
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Business Administration
  • Marketing Software Application
  • Introduction to Communications
  • Software Programming

List of IBT Major Classes

Area

Course Title

General

  • Business English
  • Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Model Development Capstone Project

International
Business

  • International Business Strategy
  • International Marketing
  • International Finance and Banking
  • Global Operation
  • Advertising
  • E-Business Management
  • IT and Business
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Global Supply Management
  • CSR Management and Cases
  • Global Distribution Management
  • Case Studies in International Business

International
Trade

  • Global Economy
  • International Trade
  • International Trade Issues

Logistics

  • Logistics Management
  • International Logistics

IT

  • Basic Programming & Practice
  • DBMS Application
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence

Convergence
(Law & Others)

  • International Commercial Law
  • IT and Patent
  • Digital Marketing
  • International Trade Law

Double / Minor Major : International Business & Trade (IBT)

Classification

Definition

Required Credits

Minor Major

○ Earning 21 credits from another department
○ ex) IBT (Major) + Sports (Minor)
Diploma: International Studies BA

21 credits
from another department

Double Major

○ Earning 39 credits from another department
○ ex) IBT (Major) + Sports (Major)
Diploma: International Studies BA & Sports BA

39 credits
from another department

Integrated System & Engineering (ISE)

Introduction

International System & Engineering (ISE) Major is designed to study the field of innovative ICT (Information and Communication Technology) based on convergence engineering. ISE is a 100% English Taught Curriculum.

Degree: B.E. (Bachelor of Engineering)

Specification

Course Title

Basic General
Education

  • English Communication: Advanced
  • Basic Korean
  • Intermediate Korean
  • Writing and Discussion for Foreign Students
  • Academic
  • Korean for Foreign Students
  • INHA Phronesis Seminar 1

Core General
Education

  • Reading Seminar: Nature and Science
  • Reading Seminar: Society and Values
  • Reading Seminar: Art and Expression
  • Reading Seminar: Human and Culture
  • Understandings of Economics
  • Engineering Ethics & Discussion

Major Related
General Education

  • Introductory Engineering Mathematics
  • General Physics
  • Physics Laboratory 1
  • Computer Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability and Statistics

SW Division

  • Software Programming
  • Real-time programming practice

Expert Division

  • Cyber Issues and Law
  • Theory and Practice of Intellectual Property
  • Business Communication
  • Technique & Entrepreneurship

List of ISE Major Classes (Common Engineering)

Area

Course Title

Common
Engineering
Major Classes

  • Introduction to ISE
  • Engineering Concept Drawing
  • ISE Basic Design
  • Signal, and System Design
  • Vertically Integrated Projects 1
  • Vertically Integrated Projects 2
  • Vertically
  • Integrated Projects 3
  • Digital Logic and Design
  • Computer Networks
  • Embedded System Design
  • Data Communication
  • Realtime Programming Practice
  • Sensor Engineering
  • IoT Application System
  • Capstone Design in Digital Image Processing
  • AI Application System
  • Software Engineering
  • ISE Capstone Design
  • Production ISE Portfolio
  • Undergraduate Research Practice
  • Industry Practice
  • Start-up Practice

List of ISE Major Classes (FMS Field)

Area

Course Title

FMS
Field
Major Classes

  • V2X Structural Analysis
  • Dynamic Mechanics 1
  • Intelligent V2X Design
  • Advanced GPS
  • Mobility System Control Practice
  • V2X Communication
  • Mobility System Safety Engineering
  • Mobility Power Engineering

Major Benefits

  • Provide a 2-year intensive learning course in the Korean language.
  • Only in Inha University, Only SGCS students can learn the Korean language for free of charge among other universities in Korea.
  • Students who studied the Korean language well can choose 2nd major in Korean tracks.
  • Korean language study will broaden their option for a career after graduation.
  • Economical tuition fees among other universities in Korea.
  • Incheon city has much cheaper prices for living than in Seoul.

Career Paths

IBT

  • IT companies
  • Trading companies
  • Banking services
  • International Organizations
  • Graduate school

ISE

  • Samsung electronics
  • LG electronics
  • Google
  • Apple
  • Microsoft

Admission

Academic Qualification

  • Freshman: High school graduates or expected graduate
  • Transfer: Qualification varies, Please see the guidelines

Requirement Qualification

  • International Students (Whose parents are both non-Korean)

Minimum Language Requirement

  • IELTS 5.5
  • TOEFL IBT 71

Application Method

  • Online application and submission of required documents.

Recruitment process

  • Documents review 100%

Application Period

  • March Admission (Spring Semester): Mid of October ~ Mid of December in the previous year.
  • September Admission (Fall Semester): Mid of April ~ Mid of June in the pertinent year.

Scholarship

Global 1 Scholarship (for SGCS)

Based on English proficiency without Topik score (If mother tongue is English, not qualified).

  • IBT 115 or IELTS 9.0 higher: Full scholarship for 2 year
  • IBT106 or IELTS 8.0 higher: Full scholarship for 1 year
  • IBT 96 or IELTS 7.0 higher: Full scholarship for 1 semester
  • IBT 90 or IELTS 6.5 higher: 50% scholarship for 1 semester

Global 2 Scholarship (for SGCS)

Based on the Previous Semester's GPA at Inha University.

  • 4.30 or higher: A full tuition fee of 1 semester
  • 4.00 or higher: 1/2 Tuition Fee of 1 semester
  • 3.50 or higher: 1/3 Tuition Fee of 1 semester
  • 3.00 or higher: 25% of the Tuition Fee of 1 semester

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