FAQ

  • Who is eligible to apply?

    • International Students
      • 1. He or she is not a citizen of Korea
      • 2. His or her parents are not citizens of Korea
      • 3. Former and current sport administrators or athletes
      • 4. Bachelor’s degree or higher (in any field)
      • 5. Sufficient command of both spoken and written English to take classes conducted entirely in English
      • 6. Potential and passion for sport management
    • Korean Students
      • 1. Admission Eligibility (자격요건)
      • 2. Bachelor's Degree or higher (no restriction on major)
      • 3. English proficiency test score (TEPS 551 (New TEPS 298) or higher; or TOEFL IBT 80 or higher)
      • 4. Potential and passion for sport management
  • What should I prepare?

    • The following are the application and required documents for international students to be submitted.
    • 1. Application Form (Form 1)
    • 2. Personal Statement and Study Plan (Form 2)
    • 3. Two Letters of Recommendation (Form 3) from your professors and/or employers
    • 4. Official Undergraduate Studies Transcript (in English)
    • 5. Notarized Certificate of a Bachelor's Degree/Undergraduate Graduation Certificate (in English)
    • 6. A copy of the applicant's passport (or other official document indicating your nationality)
    • 7. Copies of both parents’ passports (or other official documents indicating parents’ nationality)
    • 8. Official document indicating parent-child relationship between the applicant and his/her parents ( Applicant’s Birth Certificate or Household Register proving the parent-child relationship)
    • 9. Proof of English Proficiency : A score report of a recognized English proficiency test (E.g. TOEFL, IELTS, TEPS), or any other supporting document which demonstrates appropriate English language proficiency (E.g. Proof of attendance at an English institution, letter of recommendation of English proficiency from an English language teacher)
    • 10. Curriculum Vitae (must clearly state current and/or previous position and affiliation)
    • 11. Certificate of Employment (Certificates from current and/or all previous jobs must be submitted)
    • 12. Checklist (Form 0)
    • Please download the 2019 Admission Guide (with detailed instructions on how to apply) and other necessary application forms (Forms 1 through 3) from Admissions_International Students page.
    • Please refer to the next question for detailed instructions on how to fill out the forms.
  • How do I prepare the required documents?

    • Form 1: Application Form
      • 1. Form 1 contians your personal information.
      • 2. Your name should match the name on your passport of official certificate of nationality.
    • Form 2: Personal Statement and Study Plan
      • Personal Statement
      • 1. This is an opportunity for you to convey the information about yourself and your accomplishments that could not be adequately expressed in other portions of the application.
      • 2. Include your background, academic achievements, extracurricular commitments and accomplishments, volunteer work, employment experience, and your reasons for applying to SNU, and to the Dream Together Master. Other appropriate topics may include the following but not limited to: personal interests, pastime activities, etc.
      • 3. 4000-Byte limit including spaces and line breaks.
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      • Study Plan
      • 1. The Study Plan should state your academic goals and career aspirations. You may include questions that you hope to answer through your program of study and/or timeline for how you plan to meet your objectives. It is advised that you review the requirements for the desired degree.
      • 2. Please do not include any detailed information regarding your parents and relatives such as names or occupations in the Personal Statement and the Study Plan.
    • Form 3: Recommendation Letters
      • 1. Two letters of recommendation from teachers or professors are required. You cannot submit more than two recommendation letters.
      • 2. Complete your part of this form, and along with a stamped and addressed envelope, supply them directly to two recommenders who know you well. Be sure to give them adequate time to complete the forms before the application deadline. Recommendations should be sealed in an official envelope and signed across the back by the recommenders.
    • Transcripts, Graduation Certificates, Degree Certificates
      • 1. These documents detail your academic achievements and are required from every institution that you have attended in the past.
      • 2. Transcripts must provide a record of the courses you have taken in each year of study along with the final grades. If an institution cannot provide a year-by-year record, then the school official must at least provide us with a listing of the disciplines you have studies and a summary of your achievements in each.
      • 3. Please submit official transcripts as issued directly by the institutions you have attended. You must also submit official evidence of the conferrals of all degrees, diplomas, or professional titles showing the date of the conferrals (month and date).
      • 4. If you are currently enrolled in a program, you should submit an official document that indicates your expected date of graduation.
      • 5. Transcripts and certificates from universities in China MUST be accompanied by the verification from the China Academic Degree & Graduation Development Center (http://www.cdgdc.edu.)
    • Certificate providing the English proficiency
      • 1. Applicants should submit a score report of a recognized English Proficiency Test: TOEFL iBT 80, TEPS 551 (New TEPS 298), IELTS 6.0 or higher;
      • 2. Or any other supporting documents which demonstrate appropriate English language proficiency (E.g. English part from a standard test as SAT, GRE, and so on).
      • 3. University transcript (only for applicant who graduated (expect to graduate) from university in English-speaking country)
    • Additional Material
      • 1. Most updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) is required. It should include: Full Name, Address, Number (including country code), Schools & University attended, Awards, Work Experience, Sport related Work Experience, etc (All items organized from new to old).
      • 2. If you are currently employed, you must submit a “Certificate of Employment”.
  • Can I make alterations or additions to an application that has been submitted?

    • Once you application has been submitted, you are not able to make any changes.
  • How does SNU decide whom to admit?

    • Admission decisions are based on a number of factors, including academic achievement such as grade point average (GPA), study plan, personal statements, letters of recommendation, as well as other achievement records and/or descriptions of specific qualifications. In reviewing applications, the admissions committee considers the level of studies completed, the quality of achievement, characteristics of institution attended, appropriateness of goals and suitability of preparation for the proposed program of studies. Depending on the policy of the college or department to which the applicants is applying, interviews and examinations may also be required. Applicants will be notified of interviews when deemed necessary.
  • Can I get both an SNU Tuition Scholarship and an outside scholarship concurrently?

    • You cannot be awarded two scholarships at the same time.