TED the 2nd phase :
NEW DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

Kookmin University Graduate School of Techno Design hopes to create a new paradigm throght combining technology and design.

Kookmin University Graduate School of Techno Design, which was established as the first graduate school of design in Korea in 1999 newly reorganized departments and labs in order to actively lead the changing social and technological changes more actively with design.



Admission Guide
For International Students

Information on Degree Program and
Administration of TED


The designers of the 21st century are expected to be equipped with the ability to create new values and contents focusing on sensibility-based dynamic information and technology. In order to develop an educational program accordingly, TED operates curriculum on various fields of academe and interdisciplinary research related to science, society, culture, and economy





Degree
Master’s course (4 semesters), Doctor’s course (5 semesters)

  • Support for the students
    - Training in excellent overseas universities and
    design organizations
    - Student exchange with sister universities
    - Various scholarship programs
    Environment and facilities for education
    - Construction of the best design
    equipment in Korea
    - Operation of top-class research labs
    and space
    Faculty
    - 1 professor per 7 ~ 8 students (planned)
    - Full-time faculty for the graduate school
    - Operation of adjunct professor system
    by inviting eminent figures and best experts
  • Master's course


    Master of Design

    Requirement
    18 credits for major, 18 credits for studio, and dissertation
    36 credit

    Master of Architecture

    Requirement
    33 credits for major, 24 credits for studio, and dissertation
    57 credit

    Curriculum for majors
    Quantitative curriculum that is opened in relation with each major field of study
    (to be operated 3 hours and 3 credits)

    Project-oriented research and design studios
    - Participation of professor, experts, and graduate students for studio program focusing
    on curriculum that is the essential part of design study and projects
    - Participation of trainees of commissioned education or advisors from business for
    research studio. Jointly promoted with businesses
  • Doctor's course


    Doctor of Design

    Requirement
    18 credits for major, 6 credits for dissertation guide, 18 credits for studio, and dissertation
    42 credit

    Curriculum for majors
    - Programs in relation with each major field of study for major
    - All programs available in the graduate school
    - Any course completed in the MA course is not authorized as credits

    Project-oriented research and design studios
    - Research on new design strategies and industrialization method based on high-level
    research projects while searching for new concepts and methodologie
    - 6 ~ 12 hours of lecture depending on teaching personnel
  • Area


    Master's and Doctor's course

    •Department of Design Planning
    - Design Studies LAB
    - New Media Advertising LAB
    - Media Art & Technology LAB

    •Department of Experience Design
    - Interaction Design LAB
    - Product-Service System Design LAB
    - Design for Unity LAB

    •Department of VR Design
    - 3D Printing Product Innovation Design LAB
    - Bio Medical Design LAB

    •Department of Lifestyle Design
    - Interior&Furniture Design LAB
    - Space.Environment Design LAB
    - DeCulture LAB

    •Department of Visual Communication Design
    - Brand Design LAB

    •Department of Architectural Design
    - Smart Space LAB
    - Creative Interior Architecture Design LAB
    - Future Form Finding LAB
    - Architecture Design LAB
  • No. of admission


    00 people for master’s / 00 people for doctor’s
  • Admission


    Document screening
    Screening based on submitted documentsScreening based on submitted documents

    Interview
    Individual interview only for the successful applicant in the document screening. Each applicant is expected to present research achievement in free style and answer questions (Those who failed to satisfy the standard are rejected regardless of the no. of admission).

    Project-oriented research and design studios
    - Research on new design strategies and industrialization method based on high-level
    research projects while searching for new concepts and methodologie
    - 6 ~ 12 hours of lecture depending on teaching personnel


    Qualification


    Master’s
    A person who received or is about to receive a BA degree in domestic or overseas university or equivalent

    Doctor’s
    A person who received or is about to receive a MA degree in domestic or overseas graduate school or equivalent
    (able to apply from non-design major in undergraduate and graduate school)
  • Documents to be submitted


    Document Master’s Doctor’s
    1 copy of application form (prescribed form available)
    1 copy of research plan (prescribed form available)
    * Attachment: A4 sized portfolio on the artwork that is reported in the achievement section of the application form (no more than 5 pieces) (It is possible to describe in document.)
    A copy of undergraduate diploma
    (certification of the expectant graduation) and transcript
    A copy of graduate school diploma
    (certification of the expectant graduation) and transcript