College of Journalism and Communication now consists of Department of Journalism, Department of Advertising and Department of TV & Film, offering B.A. programs in journalism, advertising (advertising, advertising design), animation, and radio and TV writing and directing. We also offer M.A. programs in journalism and communication and EMBA programs in visual design and communication. Through the years, we have cultivated talents and trained professionals for the media industry of all types and at all levels. Our graduates excel in media and many other industries throughout the world. And there are currently 690 full-time students exploring their intellectual and personal passions in our School.
We’re proud of our highly spirited and collaborative staff and faculty. There are 5 professors, 14 associate professors and 13 lecturers, with 14 faculty members holding a PhD. We are also honored to have a dozen adjunct or visiting professors serve as industry mentors.
Our School has many research centers, namely, Nationwide Reading Research Center in Qingdao, Film and TV Industry Research Center, Shandong Peninsula Public Opinion Research Center,Exhibition Dissemination Research Center, Women Culture Research Center, Cultural Creative Industry Research Center and Children's Media Education Research Center. We have established a media convergence lab, an advertising photography lab, and a digital media lab for the world-class Liberal Arts Education and Training Center. So far, we have undertaken or participated in 3 projects funded by National Social Science Fund (for Fine Arts), 2 textbook compiling projects funded by the national planning program, 2 social science and humanities planning projects funded by the Ministry of Education, one scientific research project funded by the State Sports General Administration, 4social science and humanities planning projects at provincial level, and a dozen scientific research projects at other levels. We have also been awarded with 2 Scientific Research Achievement Awards at provincial and ministerial level and several prizes at other levels. We have published more than 30 monographs and textbooks and practically 200 research papers.
And now we’re working under the overall development strategy of Qingdao University. We’ll seize this opportunity and adhere to the development model of "Strengthen Internal Management, Highlight Unique Features, Maintain Competitive Edges, and Enhance Academic Quality". Our objective is to lay a solid foundation for the growth of our School into a high-caliber School of Journalism and Communication with remarkable competitive edges and unique features.