SMD provides domestic M.A. programs in Journalism and Communication, Industrial Design Engineering, Design Science and Art Design. Research directions cover journalism, communication, radio and television, visual communication art, and product interaction design etc. Currently, there are about 80 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. Design programs aim at training high level design talent who can carry out both academic projects and practical design projects. Art Design program focuses on cultivating application-type movie professionals and design professionals with research ability as well as practical skills. The overall master programs aim to train and educate high-level professional talents in communication and design. 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 and design are all nurtured.