Graduate Programs - General

Confucian and Oriental Studies

The College of Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy is considered to be one of the top colleges at Sungkyunkwan University. It is the home of education subjects based on Confucianism, that includes Korean Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, and Eastern Aesthetics. Also, as the world's oldest college, it has inherited the tradition of Sungkyunkwan since Taehak was established in Goguryeo.

  • Confucian Studies
  • Korean Philosophy
  • Eastern Philosophy

Liberal Arts

Through our diverse education and research in the field of humanities, our College of Liberal Arts successfully embodies a fully-fledged personality that broadly understands human beings and society. At the same time, we are dedicating ourselves to educating specialists with the skills and knowledge of humanities in order to achieve these educational goals.

  • Korean Language and Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • French Language and Literature
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Korean Literature in Classical Chinese
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Library and Information Science
  • Korean Language Education
  • Comparative Culture
  • Department of Social Entrepreneurship and Humanistic Future Studies


Training of legal professionals with Leadership and the Qualities of Democratic Citizens - Training of legal professionals with a leader`s personality and qualifications for democratic citizens - Training of legal professionals with the ability to practice community service - Training of legal professionals who can contribute to the general cultural development of society

  • Law
  • Forensic
  • Department of Global Convergence Forensic Sciences

Social Sciences

The College of Social Sciences has done its best to satisfy the goal of university education, to foster a leader who can contribute to the country and human society through: - Democratic education based on research and Confucianism - In-depth academic theory and teaching of application methods - Fostering global talents in the area of social science - Meeting the ideal image of the university (that is, a cultured person with excellent ability and good personality) - A professional who will create new value in the digital era with creative thinking and the spirit of challenge - A leader with global competence who can contribute to human society

  • Political Science
  • Media and Communication
  • Sociology
  • Social Welfare
  • Psychology
  • Child Psychology and Education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Consumer Science / 7101CK
  • Department of Convergence for Social Innovation


Economics restores the feedback effect between the two disciplines, and improves the quality of lectures and research. It is the most logical way of reaching the educational goal of producing practical human resources needed in the modern industrial society.

  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Quantitative Applied Economics
  • International Trade
  • Actuarial Science
  • Actuarial Science

Business Administration

The master's and doctoral programs have four major majors: marketing, organization, human resources, management information, production management, accounting, and financial and finance track. It aims to cultivate talented scholars who can grasp the scholastic bird and train it, and to cultivate talented scholars capable of integrating it into the new-western management field, and to cultivate enterprising consciousness and problem solving ability to diagnose problems and establish management strategies by themselves.

  • Business Administration
  • Department of FinTech


The College of Education founded in 1972, has inherited the tradition and spirit of the best national university in the Joseon Dynasty, Sung Kyun Kwan (成均館), founded in 1398. It has contributed to Korean education and national development by leading the field of education research, as well as cultivating good secondary school teachers and educationists over the past 40 years.

  • Education
  • Disciplinary Education


●Promoting a creative and interdisciplinary Educational Environment ●Converging the field of art in order to surpass the limitations of art in society

  • Fine Arts
  • Design
  • Dance
  • Film, Television and Multimedia
  • Acting for Theatre, film, and Television
  • Fashion Design
  • Interdisciplinary Program in Studies of Art

The Academy of East Asian Studies

AEAS constantly makes new methodologies for education and establishes East Asian study by managing the Research Cluster, which is an institute of long-term and interdisciplinary studies. Participation of graduates in this Research Cluster and foreign studies make research-education integrated systems. Moreover, since it has affiliated research institutes, graduate schools, undergraduate curriculum, andsupport for information, it produces synergy with the relational unity for each component.

  • East Asian Studies
  • Translating Pre-modern Korean Text in Classical Chinese

Natural Sciences

Sungkyunkwan University College of Science is one of the fastest growing universities in the field of basic science in Korea. The College of Science is attempting a special educational program to adopt innovative and original teaching methods to cultivate excellent scientific talents and produce global scientists in basic science.

  • Biological Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Interdisciplinary Course of Physics and Chemistry

Information and Communication Engineering

To respond to the ever-changing needs in national informatization and the ICT industry, the College of Information and Communication Engineering runs various research and educational programs to foster and develop ICT professionals, leveraging its outstanding faculty and state-of-the-art facility.

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • IT Convergence
  • Mobile Communications & Power Electronics
  • Semiconductor and Display Engineering
  • Digital Media Communication
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Photovoltaic System Engineering


The College of Software has outstanding faculty and state-of-the-art facility as well as equipment for hands-on experience, which is used for the best-in-class education and research in Korea. In addition to education on basic science and engineering, which serve as the foundation for Software, Industry-University programs are offered to improve application capability and job skills. Also, international programs are in place to provide the aspiring students with the opportunity to become creative global leaders.

  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Interaction Science
  • Department of Human-Artificial Intelligence Interaction
  • Smart Factory Convergence


The Mission of the College of Engineering is to expand education as well as research programs in a complementary approach. In this manner, we aim to respond to the demands of society and the ever changing pace of technology in the knowledge and information era. With a wide range of research activities maintained in the engineering college, department and the associated research institutes in areas of applied science, we believe we are uniquely capable of providing such services.

  • Advanced Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil, Architectural and Environmental System Engineering
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Convergence Engineering for Future City
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Program in Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management
  • Service Design Interdisciplinary Major/ 7101BC
  • Department of Global Smart City
  • Department of Intelligent Robotics
  • Department of Smart Fab. Technology
  • Department of DT Business Model Design


Pursuing PLUS+ Style Pharmaceutical Experts who are equipped with knowledge, skills and ethics, in conjuction with such abilities as communication, problem-solving, creative & integrated thinking; logical and critical thinking, manners in human relations, professional spirit, global minded and possesses ethics and values about healthcare. ▪ Personal Aspects: cultured person equipped with ethical standards ▪ Organizational Aspects: an expert combined with problem-solving abilities ▪ Social & National Aspects: a leader who contributes to the development of the nation/ society and maintains community spirit

  • Pharmacy
  • Industrial Pharmaceutical Science
  • Clinical and Social Pharmacy/7101CC
  • Department of Biopharmaceutical Convergence

Life Science and Natural Resources

Bioengineering technology (BT) in the 21st century is an important field of national growth engines along with IT and nanotechnology (NT). College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering has educational programs that can train students combining BT, IT, and NT within its faculty. The 600-year history of Sungkyunkwan University College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering aims to foster global leaders with creativity and initiative based on the educational ideology of the academic community.

  • Interdisciplinary Program in Biocosmetics
  • Biomechatronic Engineering
  • Food Science and Biotechnology
  • Integrative Biotechnology

Sport Science

The College of Sport Science aims to foster future talent who can actively cope with rapidly changing social and personal living conditions. Under the belief that a healthy society can be realized by a healthy body and a people with a healthy mind, the college has goals to grow future sports leaders, focusing on wisdom, virtue and healthy body.

  • Sport Science
  • Sport Interaction Science


  • Medicine

Sungkyun Convergence Institute

Insititute of Convergence of Sungkyunkwan (ICON SKKU) aims to cultivate global creative leaders equipped with expert knowledge for internationalization era. Plus, fostering fusion thinking ability through multi-disciplinary creative fusion edcation and research.

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Energy Science
  • Applied Data Science
  • Biophysics
  • Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence / 7101CF
  • Department of Intelligent Precision Healthcare Convergence
  • Department of Renewable Energy Intelligence

SKKU Advanced Institute of Nano Technology

SAINT was founded on March 1, 2005 as one of the core programs of Sungkyunkwan University's VISION to be ranked in the top 100 universities in the world. In partnership with financial support from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), the Institute’s goal is to become one of the top 5 nanotechnology-related institutes in the world. To achieve its goal, the SAINT developed an infrastructure, recruited the best researchers and initiated networks with worldwide nanotechnology conferences, published a SCI-level journal, and established a graduate school dedicated for nanotechnology research and education. Considering the potential impact of nanotechnology on future economic growth, it is one of the top research priorities in many countries including Korea, because advanced countries need to exploit their future technology. SAINT will play a crucial role and generate edge technology in this field.

  • Nano Science and Technology

Samsung Advanced Institute for Health Sciences and Technology, SKKU

  • Health Sciences and Technology
  • Medical Device Management and Research
  • Digital Health
  • Clinical Research Design and Evaluation
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  • Translating Pre-modern Korean Text in Classical Chinese
  • Interdisciplinary Course of Physics and Chemistry
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Advanced Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Program in Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management
  • Service Design Interdisciplinary Major/ 7101BC
  • Interdisciplinary Program in Biocosmetics
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