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Department of Railroad & Civil Engineering

  • Office: Science Hall(W4) 303
  • Tel: +82-42-629-6379
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Vision & Objectives

Train railway construction experts leading the transportation
Train technical personnel and railway engineers who have the theory and practice of railway construction

Introduction to railway engineering

Railway civil engineering is a study of railway which plays a leading role in social infrastructure and modern transportation culture to preserve and develop the natural environment given to mankind and provide maximum convenience to human civilization.

The railway civil engineering department plans, researches, designs, constructs, and supervises the development of the land including roads, railways, subways, bridges, tunnels, rivers, harbors, airports, dams, power plants, waterworks and sewerage. This course is to learn theory, experiment and practice of major subjects to contribute to nature-friendly landscape formation.

Woosong College has excellent faculty members and advanced educational equipment. It provides perfect professional training. In addition, there are over 5,000 alumni nationwide who lead this field in 48 years of tradition and history.

Railway engineering and history

  • April 17, 1954: Established Donga Academy
  • January 18, 1963: Agricultural Engineering Department (Daejeon Agricultural High School)
  • December 16, 1970: Changed to the civil engineering department (Daejeon Technical College)
  • April 01, 2004: Change to railway / civil engineering
  • March 1, 2007: Change to the Civil Engineering Department
  • March 1, 2008: Change to Railway Construction Division
  • March 01, 2009: Change to the civil engineering department
  • March 1, 2010: Change to the railway engineering department

Career Pathway

Construction, design engineer, Design Team Leader, Chief Designer Site Manager, Designer Civil engineering manager
Measurement Inspector Supervisor Manager Director
Year 3 6 10 15

Department Specialization

Railway specialization of the era

  • Acquire certificate of engineering from training course of trainee engineer while attending school
  • After graduation, work for a railway company, subway, and others
  • Industry of railway

Characterization through industry-specific customization

  • Small and Medium Business Administration-sponsored educational-industrial cooperation customized project (2013 ~ 2015)
  • Employment through agreement with Korea Professional Construction Association
  • Employment agreement by educational-industrial cooperation with SME
  • 2013: 10 companies
  • 2014 to 2015: More than 20 people scheduled for six companies each year

Overseas employment through strengthening international communication

  • Strengthen English programs for the construction industry
  • Employment through contract with overseas construction company
  • Overseas corporation construction company

Employment after Graduation

Railway civil servant

Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Metropolitan City,

Government-owned enterprise

Land Housing Corporation, Rural Community Corporation, Housing Corporation, Water Resources Corporation, Road Corporation, Railroad Corporation, Railway Facilities Corporation

Construction company

Hyundai E & C, Samsung Engineering, Daelim Industrial, GS E & C, SK E & C, Kyeryong E & C, Daewoo E & C, Jinsoong Swan E & C, Doosan E & C

Engineering company

Design and Supervision field: Korea Technology Development Corporation, Dohwa General Design Corporation, Yushin Design, Kyungdong Development, Ji-sung ENG Co., Ltd.


Korea Construction Quality Laboratory, Doh Ji, Yoon Sung ENG, etc.

Transfer to 4 year college as 3rd grade

Chungnam National University, Hanbat National University, Kongju National University, and others

Enter into all fields of other construction and railway


Related certifications

Industrial engineer, industrial transportation engineer, concrete engineer, railway engineer, industrial intellectual engineer, construction safety engineer