In Korea, the computer industry has been designated as a national technology focus area and supported very well by external research programs at the national level. New computer technologies for highly-effective intelligent systems, next generation internet communications, and new software systems are increasingly in demand throughout all industry sectors. As a result, the need for well-trained computer experts is increasing rapidly. To meet this demand, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering continues to develop and refine the education and research programs and nurtured highly trained computer experts with creative minds.
More than half of SNU's bachelors enter graduate school. SNU provides top-notch education and an ideal environment for future world-class researchers and professionals. When entering graduate school, the bachelors can choose among a wide range of research fields to acquire more in-depth knowledge and pursue research in their major. CSE grad-school alumni typically work in academia and industry in and outside the country, or establish venture businesses with new ideas.