Graduate Time Limit
The institute offers programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Students are expected to maintain full-time student status and continuous registration until completion of all requirements. It normally takes two years to finish an M.S. program and four years for a Ph.D. program. For a Master's degree, students need to spend at least two semesters exclusively in full-time study at GIST, or to take a maximum of 3 years to complete their degree. Ph.D. students have a minimum of four semesters of full-time study or a maximum of 7 years to complete their degree.