(1)Professional Master's Degree Program in Journalism and Communication
We actively serve the "One Belt One Road initiative " and the Yangtze River Economic Belt strategy and train talents to meet the requirements of transportation industry transformation and upgrading and media convergence. With the characteristics of "Communication plus transportation" and the advantage of transportation engineering disciplines in our university, we equip students with excellent political literacy, broad international vision, solid professional foundation, and strong innovation capabilities.
In 2007, we began to recruit postgraduates for master's degree in Theory and Practice of Marxist Journalism. In 2018, we were authorized to offer Professional Master's Degree Program in Journalism and Communication, with three research domains of converged media news, video production and communication, and transportation culture communication. We have excellent academics staff including one teacher selected in the program of “Top 10 and 100 Excellent Talents of Radio, Film and Television in China”, one distinguished professor selected in the program of "Bayu Scholars in Chongqing", one youth backbone teacher in Chongqing, one teacher selected in the program of "A Group of Five Talents in Publicity and Culture System of Chonging" as well as three experts selected in Chongqing Social Science Think Tank. Journalism and Commutation is the key discipline in Chongqing Jiaotong University. Besides that, the "One Belt One Road Initiative" China-Poland University Alliance, the European Research Centre authorized by the Ministry of Education, Teaching Experimental Centre of Transportation Culture Creative Development which is funded by central government and local government, Humanities Transportation Makerspace, and "New Silk Road" International Joint Research Centre, the Transportation Culture Industry Research Institute were established to cultivate talents who can meet the requirements of the development media industry, transformation and development of the transportation industry, market expansion at home and abroad, and the quality improvement of engineering culture.
Meanwhile, we strengthen the Industry-University-Research cooperation with the Ministry of Transport, provincial and municipal transportation management departments, China Communications Construction Company，China State Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd. and China Railway Engineering Group Limited, while enhancing exchanges and cooperation with media organizations, e.g., China Communications News, China Communication Press, Chongqing Branch of Xinhua News Agency, Chongqing Radio and Television Group, Hualong.com and Zhubajie.com. With "School-Enterprise ' double tutorial system, we cultivate high-level applied talents that not only meet the needs of industry development, but also meet the needs of media convergence in the context of new media.
(2)Professional Master's Degree Program in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages(TCSOL)
We actively serve the basic national policies and development strategies of opening to the outside world, “the Belt and Road Initiative”, and the construction of Chongqing’s inland open highlands, and cultivate talents to meet the demand of the development of infrastructure construction, transnational transportation, domestic and foreign trade, cultural and educational exchanges at home and abroad, etc.. With the characteristics of " TCSOL plus transportation" and "culture plus transportation" and the advantage of transportation engineering disciplines in our university, we equip students with broad international vision, good Chinese cultural literacy, solid Chinese foundation and strong professional ability. Those high-level applied talents can engage in Chinese language education and cultural communication in the fields of foreign engineering, transnational logistics, Sino-foreign business and cultural and educational exchanges.
We established the Confucius Institute with Abomey Callaway University in Benin in 2009, the Chinese Language Culture Training Centre in 2010, the first HSK online examination centre in Chongqing in 2012. In 2018, we were authorized to offer master's degree program in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages(TCSOL), which includes 3 research orientations, i.e. theory and practice of TCSOL, Chinese international communication and cross-cultural communication, and Chinese for special purpose. We have disciplines platforms and industry-university-research platforms, e.g., the European Research Centre authorized by the Ministry of Education and the Benin Research Center, the New Silk Road International Joint Research Centre, the "One Belt One Road Initiative" China-Poland University Alliance, and the Key Disciplines of Chinese Language and Literature. Besides organizing summer camps for international students, we hold activities such as the Sino-German, Sino-French, Sino-Polish, Sino-Australian Chinese Cultural Experience Week. Furthermore, Students won gold and silver awards of "Chinese Bridge"—Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Students in China . In short, the department is significant for training talents who can engage in foreign engineering, maritime, and logistics in transportation industry.
(3)Academic Master's Degree Program in Tourism Management
Relying on the doctoral program of management science and engineering in the first level disciplines and serving national strategies such as the "Belt and Road Initiative " and the construction of the "Yangtze River Economic Belt", this program is based on the theory and practice of integrated development of transportation and tourism. We strive to train first-level professionals who can meet the development requirements of new liberal arts, fit the school's orientation, highlight the characteristics of "tourism + transportation and adapt to the development of modern tourism.
In 2006 the professional direction of "cruise tourism" was established. In 2010, the professional orientation of "tourism plus transportation" was established. In 2012, we began to recruit academic postgraduates majoring in tourism management, with three research domains of transportation tourism, cultural tourism, and tourism industry economics. In 2017, the Yangtze River Tourism College and the Transportation Cultural Industry Research Institute were set up. In 2019 our project of first-class undergraduate program in Chongqing was approved.
We have excellent academics staff including one young expert authorized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, two youth backbone teachers in Chongqing as well as one teacher selected in Chongqing Talent Program. As a collaborative innovation team integrating cultural tourism and green transportation in Chongqing, in past five years, we have undertaken about 50 research projects in the provincial and ministerial level, among which are 6 projects supported by National Social Science Fund of China. Our research findings were approved by the leader of Chongqing Municipal People’s Government 6 times. We got 6 awards of scientific research and 7 teaching achievement awards in the provincial and ministerial level, while publishing 13 academic books and textbooks. We also held the seminar of "two-way spirit" and "Yangtze River Golden Tour Zone Development Forum" . Our researching findings were also promoted and applied in 20 key projects such as Yunnan Highway Museum, Yunnan Dali Expressway, Yuanyang Beautiful Highway, Fufengshi Riverine Expressway, etc. and reported by media organizations such as CCTV News and China Communications News, China Tourism News, China Finance News, China Highway, etc. many times. In addition, to build cooperation with government, industry and academia, we provide training programs for those people in employment in the Ministry of Transport or those working in Yunnan, Hainan, Ningxia and other provinces and cities.