The School of Communication and Design (SCD) of Sun Yat-sen University was established in 2003 with the senior media practitioner Hu Shuli as its dean since 2009. The school aims to achieve great influence in both academia and industry by focusing on new media research and related schooling. There are three departments in SCD: Department of Journalism, Department of Communication, and Department of Creative Media. SCD also possesses a 985 project—the Mega Media Institute, which is composed of 5 research centers: Financial News Research Center, Journalism Convergence Research Center, Public Communication Research Center, Visual Communication & Media Design Research Center, and Interactive Design Research Center.
The school has a faculty of which 95% have doctoral degrees and the majority has overseas academic background. Oriented by the need of media industry, SCD fosters students’ competitiveness in the job market by prioritizing practical skills. The school also emphasizes on preparing its students for international professions. It has established academic exchange and cooperation programs with universities in the United States, France, Great Britain, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong.
Participating Departments or Schools
- School of Communication and Design
School Address - Chinese
- Hu Shuli 胡舒立