Bachelor’s Degree Examination for Self-Education
The National Institute for Lifelong Education (NILE)
The bachelor's degree examination for self-education is a system in which learners with a high school diploma or equivalent can earn a bachelor's degree through a 4-level test.It provides adults who have difficulty enrolling in university, such as soldiers and prisoners, with the opportunity to acquire a bachelor's degree.
Major fields of study of the bachelor's degree examination for self-education
|Korean language and
|English language and literature||Psychology||Business administration|
|Law||Public administration||Preschool education||Domestic science|
|Computer science||Information communications engineering||Nursing science|
1st step : General education test
High school graduates or learners who have passed the college entrance exam are evaluated for their general education level, which should be equivalent to university general education courses.
2st step : Basic major course test)
Evaluates general knowledge and skills necessary for a major.
3st step : Intensive major course test
Evaluates specialized knowledge and skills necessary for a major.
4st step : Comprehensive test on degree acquisition
Evaluates the overall accomplishments, specialized knowledge and skills that should be held by a recipient of a bachelor's degree, and awards the degree upon successful completion of the test.
Connection between the bachelor's degree examination for self-education and qualification examinations
|Bar examination||he bachelor's degree examination for self-education can be used when applying for the bar exam under "Article 3 of the Enforcement Decree of the National Bar Examination Act" if 35 credits in law-related subjects are acquired.|
|CPA examination||The bachelor's degree examination for self-education can be used when applying for the CPA exam in accordance with "Article 2, Paragraph 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Certified Public Accountant Act" if the credits in the related subjects are acquired.|
|Teacher’s license||If recipients of the bachelor’s degree examination for self-education wish to enroll in a graduate school for education to acquire a teacher's license, they can use the bachelor's degree examination for self-education under "Article 19, Paragraph 3 of the regulation of Teacher License Qualification."|