Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts (Doctor of Arts and Design, Doctor of Fine Arts in Arts and Design) contains a practical component, a thesis and a structured programme curriculum. The Specific research areas include Artistic Formalism, Formalistic Aesthetics, Aesthetic Formalism etc. It is not a purely theoretical research or art history research, but a theoretical research based on art and design practice.

Master of Arts in Communication-Visual Communication, the specialization of Visual Communication includes the practice of various creative media in art, design and digital media, such as ink painting, oil painting, Chinese calligraphy, graphic design, photography, digital art, animation and video. This two-year programme emphasizes interdisciplinary approach to contemporary art and design, and prepare students to become creative artists or designers.