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Academic Programs in School of Computing

KAIST School of Computing offers academic programs for B.S., M.S, and Ph.D. degrees. The study of computing today is not only limited to a problem-solving but also involves in making people’s life better. The core study of the foundations in computing is algorithms, programming languages, and operating systems. In addition, as the computing has integrated into our lives, the applied studies, like visual, social, and interactive computing have become important subfield of the computing.

In addition to the original program (Computer Science), the School of Computing offers five additional programs to cultivate students’ talents in various area. First of all, for the undergraduate students, the school offers the Software Intensified Program (B.S.) in which the students select a special curriculum in Embedded System, IT Service, UX and Visual Computing, or Intelligent SW, in addition to the basic requirements for Computer Science major.

As for the special programs in a graduate level, the Graduate School of Information Security (GSIS) focuses more on cybersecurity and offers M.S and Ph.D. degrees, and the Graduate School of Web Science and Technology (WebST) offers a curriculum which takes the Web as its primary object of study, and also offers M.S and Ph.D. degrees. On the other hand, the Software Graduate Program and Mobile Software Program offer only the master’s degree focusing on the particular specialized area. The Software Graduate Program offers a curriculum to train the students to become a global leading software engineer with management and communication skills in a software industry, and the Mobile Software Program focuses in educating the future leaders in mobile software area.

 

  College of Engineering
 
    School of Computing
 
 
  Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Undergraduate
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Masters
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Doctoral
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  School of Computing (Computer Science)
 
  Software Intensified Program    
 
  Graduate School of Information Security   
 
  Graduate School of Web Science Technology   
  Special Programs in School of Computing   Masters
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Doctoral
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  Software Graduate Program      
 
  Mobile Software Program    
 
  Convergence AMP (KCAMP)