One, The overview of the category of degree (engineering field)
Master of Arts in Jiangsu University set up six research directions for Chinese Painting Art, Chinese Calligraphy Art, Visual and Information Design, Environment and Public Art Design, Industrial Design and Digital Media Design. In the process of cultivating, the professional characteristics are highlighted, the practice is the mainstay, and the cultivation of the art theory and the inner quality are taken into account. The teaching achievement emphasizes the creative practice and aims at cultivating the high-level applied special talents in the field of artistic creation. Our teaching and experimental facilities are comprehensive, equipped with the central laboratory and workshop, the art college professional literature room for postgraduate training to laid a solid material foundation.
Two, The purposes of training
The purpose is to train elites who have the art design practice skills with the system of art and high level of design expertise, who have the strong ability to express, analyze and solve problems. Those elites can continue to pay attention to the trends and development trends at the forefront of the discipline at home and abroad. They can meet the needs of social, economic and cultural development. They can become the high-level application of specialized personnel who are capable of design units, institutions, research and government departments such as art and art design practice, management, teaching, art design activities planning and organization.
Three, The year of the study and training methods
1. The basic way of master graduate training is the mentor responsibility system. After postgraduate students enroll in school, students should finish the bidirectional mutual selection to choose the mentor. Under the guidance of the instructor, graduates should complete the research topics, the system to explore, which can combine classroom teaching and social research practice, theoretical research and personality creation.
2. Curriculum design should be oriented by practical application, aimed at professional needs and centered by comprehensive literacy, application of knowledge and ability to improve. The course set is divided into three major modules: degree courses, professional courses, professional elective courses and professional practice. The training process highlights the professional characteristics and focuses on practical education. Postgraduates who are during the school time should be under the guidance of the instructor to have a planned purpose to participate in social practice, and to actively grasp the opportunity of artistic practice. There is a platform for exchanges and cooperation for our college and some foreign universities, and a joint training mechanism has been established. Part of eligible students can be selected to participate in exchange learning projects, and get the appropriate proof of the exchange of learning.
3. The total number of credits offered by the postgraduates who major in this subject is not less than 55 credits, and the credits are not less than 27 credits (degree courses are at least 15 credits), and the practice credits are not less than 28 credits.
4. The number of years of study is not less than 2 years (including 2 years) and the maximum length is not more than 5 years.
Four, Requirements of course credits
Note: Please refer to the "Full English" course, "Bilingual" course or "Experimental Platform" course.
Five, Practice credits (≥ 28 credits)
Graduate students must participate in the academic activities and compulsory links during the same credit system, collectively referred to as practice credits. Practice credits and courses credits are not common. Graduate student credits and practical credits are required to meet the requirements before they can enter the degree thesis to reply to the dissertation defense link.
1. Academic activities (≥2 credits)
Graduate students must participate in "academic ethics lectures" and domestic and foreign well-known experts and scholars of the lectures, academic reports, graduate forums and other academic research activities organized by the university. A complete academic report should be formed after participating in academic research activities. Postgraduates who are during the school time should hand in more than 10 academic reports. Academic activities are subject to examination by subject or mentor.
At the same time, in order to broaden the academic perspective of graduate students, the university encourages graduate students to participate in international conferences or national high-level academic conferences during the school and read their academic papers and exchange speeches at the conference. Graduate students in international conferences or national high-level academic conference read the academic papers who can be qualified as part of their academic activities, the specific requirements determined by the discipline.
2. Literature reading (≥2 credits)
Graduate students should complete the classics reading which the instructor designates. The professional literature reading should not be less than 60,000 words, with a certain ability to study academic literature and self-access to knowledge. Literature reading should be accessed and recorded into grades by the subject group of experts before the opening of the dissertation. Failures cannot enter the opening part of the degree thesis.
3. Seminar (1 credit / time)
Graduate students in the academic period must be open within the scope of literature exchange, academic research progress reports and seminars. Graduate students shall not be less than 1 time with the purpose of promoting graduate research interdisciplinary.
4. Practice links (≥23 credits)
① Postgraduates must carry out practicing skills (6 credits) for at least 3 months. (2 credits);
② Postgraduates should participate in the exhibition practice links for at least 2 times such as design competition activities or design projects, summing up the results of practical activities and the exhibition organized by the organization;
③ Postgraduates should participate in art tours for more than three times (3 credits), including the museum inspection , folk art survey, art and design exhibition observation, the study report submission;
④ The artist's practice under the guidance of professional direction (6 credits). Postgraduates should carry out independent original artistic creation or management planning activities under the direction of the professional direction instructor and publish the creation exhibition of the corresponding works in the third semester. The results of the artistic practice are quantified, and the quantity and size requirements are shown in Table 1.
⑤ Graduation design practice link (6 credits). Master of Arts degree Applicants are required to carry out independent original works of art or management planning activities for graduation design, not less than 6 months. A graduation design exhibition should be held in the fourth semester and creative details and requirements can be referred to the "No.7, The display requirements of Graduation professional ability".
Table 1 The Requirements of the Achievement of Artistic Creation
Note: The participation in various design competitions and exhibitions during the reading period is encouraged and the corresponding credits can be achieved. National and above exhibitions (National Association of Fine Arts, Federation of literary and art circles, Ministry of Culture jointly or separately) (6 credits) (6 credits), Provincial exhibitions (jointly organized by the Provincial Arts Association, Federation of Literary and Art Circles, Cultural Unions) (3 credits) and municipal exhibitions (Prefecture-level city Associations of Art, the Federation of Literary and Art Circles, the Department of Culture jointly or separately) (1 credits). The credits can be replaced with credits for "practice sessions".
1. The opening of the dissertation
The opening of the dissertation is the primary link in the process of postgraduate training. Before writing the thesis, postgraduates must search for a great quantity of literature, especially the foreign literature and study the history and current situation of the main research direction. The report should discuss the key issues such as the basis of the thesis, research program, expected target and scientific research, work plan and so on.
Postgraduate dissertation tries the collective opening by the discipline (College) unified organization. The opening of dissertation of postgraduates must be approved by the mentor’s consent of the examination before proceeding. Each subject should set up a degree thesis expert assessment team (mentor and steering group members must avoid), composed of 5 experts related to the subject or disciplines to determine a person in charge of the opening of the examination work. (Degree) system, the subject (College) should announce the degree of time, place and other specific information online in advance. Each postgraduate has at least two opportunities of the opening and the duration of the thesis, and the interval between the two opening should not be less than three months. Two opportunities are failed should drop out the postgraduate.
The examination of the opening of dissertation should be for one year (or at least 11 months) before the application to submit a dissertation to the reply.
2. Published academic papers and obtained scientific research
Postgraduates should actively write academic papers and obtain certain scientific research achievements during their studies. For details, please refer to the relevant requirements of the Jiangsu University on the Academic Articles of Academic Degrees and the Academic Degrees of Academic Degrees.
3. Writing thesis
The dissertation must be completed independently by the postgraduate under the guidance of the instructor. The format of the thesis is described in the format of writing the postgraduate degree thesis of Jiangsu University. The dissertation should conform to the academic norms, standards and methods of academic consensus, and prevent plagiarism and all misconduct. The text should be clear, structured and concise. The number of dissertation is not less than 40,000 words (English words, excluding charts).
4. Review and defense
The requirements of the review and defense of the dissertation can see the Jiangsu University Degree Grant Work Implementation Details and Jiangsu University Graduate Degree Thesis Blind Trial Interim Measures and other related requirements. In addition, the defense experts must include a relevant expert.
Seven， Requirements of graduation professional ability display
1． The overall requirements
The specific contents of the professional ability display are: the program of independent original works of art or management plan submitted by the applicant for the master's degree.
2. Specific requirements
Chinese Painting graduation creation should provide 8 to 10 pieces and 15 selected works;
Calligraphy Graduation creation should provide 15 calligraphy or seal original works;
Visual and Information Design graduation creation should hand in a series of works of original design (more than 8) according to the topic to determine the overall creative ideas;
Environment and Public Art Design graduation creation should hand in a series of works of original design (more than 8) according to the topic to determine the overall creative ideas;
Industrial Design graduation creation should provide 3 sets (each set of is not less than 3) of original works program according to the topic;
Digital Media Design graduation creation should provide 1 to 3 sets (each set of not less than 2) of original works program according to the topic.