About us

About Us

        School of Journalism and Communication (SJC) in Yangzhou University(YZU) was established in 2006 to fit the requirements of disciplinary and social developments. Since then, the school has been committed to cultivate applied talents with high quality and strong professional skills. That means we will strivefor progress on undergraduates and postgraduate education and foster well-balanced development of literature, science, and art disciplines. Ultimately, a comprehensive talent training system focused on undergraduates and postgraduate education in news media, film and television art and educational technology has been formed.

       SJC offers 4 undergraduate programs, including Broadcasting and Television, Educational Technology, Photography and Digital Media Art. It also offers 5 master degree programs, including Educational Technology Study, Drama and Film Study, Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Modern Educational Technology, Master of Fine ArtsMFA in Broadcasting and Television, Master of Journalism and Communication.

      There are 52 faculty and staffs in SJC, including 42 full-time teachers, 3 doctoral student supervisors, 1 special professor, 6 professors, 11 associate professors. We have 23 teachers with doctoral degrees and 4 teachers who are Ph. D students. In the past five years, one has been selected as the candidate for the young and middle-aged academic leaders of the "Blue Project" in Jiangsu Province. One has been chosen as candidate for excellent young backbone teacher training object and two has been awarded title as “Excellent Backbone Teacher in Yangzhou University”. One has been selected as one of the top-notch talents in the high-level talent support plan of Yangzhou University.

   The academic team of SJC has obtained ten projects sponsored by National Social Science Fund (NSSF), 7 projects from the Humanities and Social Sciences Fund of Ministry of Education (MOE), 1 project from the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA), 3 projects from Jiangsu Province Social Science Fund, 5 projects from Education Scientific Planning Fund of Jiangsu Province, 13 projects from the Department of Education of Jiangsu Province Government, 1 project from Jiangsu Online Open Virtual Reality Experimental Instruction Platform, 16 projects of Humanities and Social Science Fund of YZU and 1 project from Golden Phoenix Fund of Yangzhou City Government.

  The professional team has also achieved many prizes in both academic and professional areas, such as the third prize of excellent achievements of philosophy and social science in Jiangsu province, the first prize of excellent achievements of philosophy and social science in Jiang universities, National TV Star Awards, Golden Eagle Awards, Flying Goddess Awards, etc. Within the past five years, fifteen monographs, five translation and five textbooks have been published.

      At present, there are 590 full-time undergraduates, 121 full-time postgraduates and 4 overseas students. We always put talents training as the first consideration position and endeavor to intensify students’ comprehensive quality and core competitiveness.

   Recently, the school has won one provincial excellent master students graduate  thesis, one provincial excellent professional master students graduate thesis, four provincial excellent college students graduate theses or projects, 12 provincial postgraduate innovation projects, 2 national college students innovation and entrepreneurship training projects, 7 provincial college students innovation and entrepreneurship training projects, one provincial college students practice and innovation training project.  

   Our students have achieved more than 390 awards in various professional competitions at home and abroad, including 64 national awards, 224 provincial awards. Till 2018, students have published 205 academic papers, including 25 articles indexed by Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI) or the Guide to the Core Journals of Chinese (GCJC). 

  Our school has built cooperation and communication with many overseas colleges. In the past five years, we had selected and sent 68 students overseas for exchange and study and accepted 9 foreign students to our school. Meanwhile, lots of famous experts at home and broad have been invited to give lectures. We always insist the concept: ”Open Mind, Down-to-earth, Proficient in Skills, and Disseminating Truth”. In future, we will keep on innovation, educational reform, and international development. 

  Welcome you visit or join our school.



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