SMC provides three master programs: MA in Journalism and Communication, MA in New Media Studies (taught in English) and MFA in Television and Film. Research directions cover journalism, communication, radio and television. Currently, there are about 270 master students. Journalism and Communication program aims at cultivating high-level new media professionals who hold both excellent research ability and solid practical skills in information age. The overall master programs aim to train and educate high-level professional talents in communication. Except for solid research and practice abilities, good humanities qualities, media literacy, scientific literacy, as well as the insights for future development trends of social communication are all nurtured.