The school for further studies, which opened in May, 1947, was renamed the Post-graduate School in 1984.
Some 9 000 students graduated from the Post-graduate School of
Academically excellent students including those from Number One Middle Schools are selected for the continuing course. The course last 4 and half years for the undergraduate and 2 years for the full-time MA course.
At the beginning, there was no separate curriculum for the continuing education; it had used the same curriculum.
In the early 2010s, the Faculty of Mathematics and the Faculty of Physics organized classes of gifted students and started a continuing education with its separate curriculum.
Since 2018, classes of gifted students have been formed in all faculties, with their own separate curriculum.
The Post-graduate School has an MA and PhD courses in the form of full-time, part-time and special course. Graduates, teachers, researchers from
Overseas Korean scholars and foreigners are also awarded the degree of Masters or PhD upon completion of the post-graduate course.