The School of Humanities is currently the only faculty of humanities among higher institutions in Shenzhen. The School aims to provide an all-round education to produce well-rounded and innovative talents with solid professional foundation and passion for practice, research and application.
Since its founding, the School has grown rapidly. Now we offer three undergraduate programs, namely Chinese Language and Literature, Philosophy and History, two first-tier discipline master's degree programs in Chinese Language and Literature and Philosophy, one professional master's degree program in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages and one first-tier discipline PhD program in Chinese Language and Literature. Our master’s degree programs cover 16 disciplines including Ancient Chinese Literature, Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Literature and Art, Comparative Literature and World Literature, Marxist Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy and Foreign Philosophy. Additionally, the School has opened the interdisciplinary "Guoxue (Chinese Classics) elite class" for all majors.
Currently, the School has a total graduate enrollment of more than 200 students. The School boasts an accomplished faculty comprising teachers with high quality and international dimension. We have 75 full-time faculty members, including 4 distinguished professors, 20 full professors and 26 associate professors, 61.3% of whom hold senior titles. All the newly hired teachers hold PhD degrees from famous universities at home and abroad, such as Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China, Fudan University, Sun Yat-Sen University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Columbia University. Not only have our faculty made outstanding achievements in traditional fields such as literary aesthetics, ancient Chinese literature and Chinese philosophy, but they have also distinguished themselves in emerging areas such as neuroscience philosophy and dyslexia. In recent years, faculty members have published more than 170 academic monographs and over 600 research papers in core journals including Chinese Social Science, Literary Review and Philosophy Research. The school has undertaken 25 national, ministerial and provincial projects and won 22 awards at ministerial and provincial levels and above.
The School also has a Chinese literature and language information processing experimental teaching center.