School of Navigation Technology
School of Navigation Technology offers two majors, namely, Navigation Technology, Waterway Transportation and Maritime Management. Navigation Technology is honored as provincial brand major, provincial specialty major, national model major under transportation category approved by Ministry of Education of China, core major under Provincial Key Major Group Program.
The school has a strong team of faculty members. At present, the school has 76 faculty members including 7 professors, 19 associate professors and 13 class A ocean-going captains. There are two candidates of "333 high-level talents cultivation project" in Jiangsu Province, four backbone teachers under the "Blue Project" in Jiangsu Province, one excellent teaching team. All the teachers have the experience of taking up posts in enterprises, and Double-qualified faculty members account for 95%. A part-time teacher bank is also built and composed of 100 enterprise experts, which combines full-time with part-time teachers, and the teaching quality has been fully guaranteed.
The school has a National Navigational Practical Skills Training Base, a Maritime Accidents Investigation Laboratory under China MSA, National Science Education Base and an ocean-going 10000 tonnage sized training ship. Now the large ship handling simulator is one of the best simulator in China. With the teaching concept of combining virtual simulation with actual equipment and reinforcing in-school training and off-campus training, the school has constructed a six-dimensional practical teaching system, which improves students’ practical skills.
The school has long cooperated with dozens of well-known shipping enterprises throughout the world, such as COSCO Shipping Group, China Merchants Group, Maersk Shipping and so on. The Maersk (China) Training Center, established in 2019, has been authorized by Panama Maritime Authority, the largest flag state government in the world, and is the first Maersk training Center in China. The teaching reform project of "Excellent Seafarers Training Plan" was selected in the third batch of 2018 modern apprenticeship pilot projects by the Ministry of Education of China.
The school has remarkable teaching achievements, Students’ pass rate of Seafarers Competency Examination organized by China MSA ranks top among similar shipping colleges. Graduates are favored by well-known shipping enterprises at home and abroad.
School of Marine Engineering
School of Marine Engineering offers four majors: Marine Engineering Technology, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology, Thermal power plant equipment and Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturing and Maintenance. Among them, Marine Engineering Technology is a provincial specialty major funded by the central government, a model major among all national vocational colleges under transportation category, key specialty cultivation place of Provincial Adult High Education, the only major chosen by General Staff Department of PLA and Ministry of Education of China as Navy marine engineering sergeant training major in Yangtze River Delta Area.
The school has three provincial training bases, one practical training base funded by central government, and a globally leading engine room with integrated and intelligent system. The practical training conditions ranked top among similar shipping colleges in China.
The School has a faculty team with excellent academic performance. More than 47% of the teachers are professors and associate professors, 85% of them have master degree and the double-qualified teachers occupy more than 96%. It has one Provincial Teaching Master, one school-level Teaching Master, seven professors, 13 chief engineers and one advanced chief engineer which forms a teaching team with largest percentage of chief engineers national wide.
School of Electrical Engineering and Automation
School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, entitled Director Unit of the Ship Electronic and Electrical Professional Committee of Jiangsu Institute of Navigation, has enrolled full-time students of over 1500. It has 7 majors, namely Industrial Robert Technology, Electrical Automation Technology, Architecture Intelligent Engineering Technology, Port Machinery and Automatic Control, Marine Electronic & Electrical Technology, Mechatronics Technology and Mechatronic Technology of Urban Rail Transit, which have been honored successively National Key Major, Backbone Major under Traffic High Vocational Education, Key major under Jiangsu Provincial Model College Program, Backbone Major under Provincial High-level Program and Institute Brand major.
The school has 54 faculty members, of whom 43 are academic teachers, including 3 professors, 11 associate professors and 25 lecturers. 26 possesses master’s degree, 4 with doctoral degree and 3 doctoral candidates. The number as Jiangsu Provincial cultivated objects of “triple 3 high-level talent training project”, young and middle-aged academic leaders and young backbone teachers under “Blue Project” in Jiangsu Province, “Prominent Educator” accredited by Ministry of Transport sums up to over 10. 95% of the faculty members are entitled “double-qualified”.
The school focuses on the cultivation of students’ comprehensive quality and professional skills. It has the “13th Five-Year Plan” project featuring in integration of industry and education, a national training base funded by central government, a provincial training platform for integration of industry and education, a national training base for ship electrical engineering, a modern electrical-control training base, and an electrical skills training center with a construction area of more than 5,000 square meters, with the total value of the equipment costing 31 million RMB. In addition, with the guideline of external exchanges and cooperation, it has jointly established Rockwell Automation Laboratory and Selniko Laboratory with foreign enterprises, and set up order classes for Construction Intelligent Engineering Technology with Nanjing CINSTON Co., Ltd.
As the school encourages students to actively participate in all kinds of skills competition above the provincial level, it has won many championships in recent years such as National Robot Competition, Jiangsu College Robot Competition, Modern Electrical Control System Installation and Debugging events of National Vocational College Skills Competition, AB Cup-National College Automation System Application Competition, etc. Graduates are well received by enterprises and society with strong professional adaptability and good practicability.
School of Economics & Management
The School of Economics & Management (“SEM”) at present has 2,800 full-time students. It sets 8 specialties: Customs Declaration & International Freight Transport, Water Transportation Accounting, Port & International Shipping, Container Transportation Management, Business English, Logistics Management, Electronic Commerce, International Economic & Trade, which are classified into two specialty clusters: Port & Shipping Business Management, and Finance & Trade. Among them, Container Transportation Management and Port & International Shipping have been established as the High-level Backbone Specialties of Jiangsu Province. SEM runs a provincial project named “Deep Industry-Education Integration Training Platform” and has founded the Research Center of Port Science and Technology in cooperation with ZTE Software.
SEM has 82 faculty members: 65 full-time teachers, 6 administrators and 11 counselors; they include 2 professors, 16 associate professors; 4 of them are doctors, 4 are Ph.D. candidates, and 10 have overseas education background. 92.93% of the faculty members hold a Master’s or Doctor’s degree.
In recent years, through internal cultivation and external introduction, as well as research and studying opportunities at home or abroad, SEM has strengthened the construction and improved the overall level of the teaching team. Now it has initially established a teaching team with qualified education backgrounds and titles, reasonable structure, solid theoretical knowledge, strong practical ability, and rich teaching experience.
The Party building work of SEM is solid and orderly. The Party General Branch was awarded honors such as the Advanced Grass-roots Party Organization, Innovation Award of Party Building Work. One of its Party Branches received an award from the Provincial Committee of Education; another three Party Branches were awarded by the school; one Party member was commended by the Provincial Committee of Education; another Party member was honored as the Provincial College Counselor of the Year. The teaching and practical fruits are constantly enriched. SEM teachers won one first-class award in the Provincial Teaching Achievement Prize and three first-class awards in the Provincial Information Teaching Contest of Higher Vocational Colleges. Its students were winners of one third-class award in the National Vocational Skills Competition, and three first-class awards and sixteen second-class awards in the Provincial Vocational Skills Competition.
School of Information Engineering
Established in 1994, the School of Information Engineering has been relying on the development of information industry in Jiangsu Province. It has built a training base for software and hardware talents in information industry featuring "school-enterprise cooperation, combination of work and learning, integration of teaching and learning", and has trained nearly 5,000 information professionals and technicians for the society. At present, the school has more than 1800 full-time students. It has seven majors, including software technology, cloud computing technology and application, information security and management, Internet of Things technology, electronic information engineering technology, mobile communication technology and mobile interconnection application technology. Among them, the software technology is the key construction major under provincial model college construction project, provincial high-level college construction project and also the school brand major.
The school actively explores diversified and innovative talent training mode. "Jiangsu Modern Vocational Education System Construction 4+0 Talents Training Project" jointly carried out with Najing Xiaozhuang University is the only pilot major approved by Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education. It has established a college student innovation and entrepreneurship base, six skills training centers, more than 30 professional training laboratories, with a total equipment asset of more than 10 million RMB. The school has won honorary titles such as National Computer Excellent Examination Station, Nanjing Software Talents Training Base, Nanjing Service Outsourcing Talents Training Base, Jiangsu Provincial Talents Training Model Innovation Experimental Base, Jiangsu Provincial Key Major Group Construction Unit and so on.
The school has a team of faculty with reasonable structure, high professional quality and dedication. At present, there are more than 49 faculty members. Among them, there are 3 professors, 19 associate professors/senior engineers, 2 teachers with PhD degree, more than 90% of teachers have master's degree or above, and the proportion of "double-qualified" teachers is more than 95%. It has one school-level collaborative innovation center, one provincial teaching team in Jiangsu Province, two candidates of "333 high-level personnel training project" in Jiangsu Province, six candidates of young backbone teachers of "Blue Project" in Jiangsu Province and one young discipline leader.
The school has made fruitful achievements in professional construction, teaching reform, scientific research and skills competition. In the past five years, teachers and students have won the first prize teaching achievement in Jiangsu Province, Silver Prize of "Creating Youth" National College Students Entrepreneurship Competition, Second Prize of "ChallengeCup-Rainbow Life" Innovation Entrepreneurship Competition, and national prizes in many skills competitions. Graduates are generally recognized and welcomed by the industry for their solid professional theory, excellent practical skills and strong innovation and entrepreneurship ability.
The School of Humanities and Arts
The School of Humanities and Arts has a humanities, tourism and design major group, including International Cruise Crew, Tourism Management, Exhibition Planning and Management, Art Design (Interior Design), Environmental Art Design, Visual Communication Art Design, Art Design (Digital Media). Among them, International Cruise Crew and Art Design are institution-level characteristic majors.
The school has 37 faculty members, including two professors, eight associate professors, and one associate researcher. It has candidates of “young tourism experts” program by the National Tourism Bureau and the backbone teachers of “Qinglan Project” initialed by Jiangsu Provincial Education Department.
The school has teaching and practical training area of nearly 3000 square meters, which consists of 12 on-campus practical training studios and 27 off-campus practical training studios. The Project of Yangtze River Delta International Cruise Crew Comprehensive practical training base which is supported by National Development and Reform Commission is under construction. As a member of many associations, it integrates vocational education and professional standards and lays solid foundation for students’ professional skills training.