Korea

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RECOMMENDATION:

Look for at least a 3.0 or “B” average.

GRADING SYSTEM:

The grading system and semester credit system is identical to that of the U.S.

Korean Grade

Number

US equivalent grade

A

4

A

B

3

B

C

2

C

D

1

D

F

0

F

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE:

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

Bachelor’s degree (Haksa) - comparable to a bachelor's degree in the United States.

Equivalent to US Master's

Master’s degree (Soksa) - comparable to a master's degree in the United States.

Professional qualifications:

Medical School diploma (Ugiwa Taechak) - titled Bachelor of Science in Medicine, Bachelor of Science in Dentistry, or Bachelor of Science in Oriental Medicine. Comparable to a first professional degree in medical or dental field in the United States.  Awarded upon completion of four years of medical or dental education after two year pre-medical or pre-dental certificate.  After conclusion of required coursework, graduates face a one year internship and residency of two to three years following the internship.