Nanchang University School of Software (NCUSS), founded in June 2002, is one of the first batch of provincial demonstration software colleges in Jiangxi province. NCUSS is located at the Qingshan Lake Campus, which has more than 60 years of history, beautiful surroundings, strong academic atmosphere and excellent learning environment.
NCUSS currently has Faculty of Software Engineering and Faculty of Information Security, 1 Doctoral Program in Information Management and Information System, 1 Master Degree Program in Software Engineering, 1 Master Degree Program in Cybersecurity, 1 Bachelor Degree Program in Software Engineering and 1 Bachelor Degree Program in Information Security. NCUSS has 1 national characteristic specialty, 2 national "Outstanding Engineers" projects, 1 national engineering practice education center and 2 provincial postgraduates education innovation bases. In 2016, in the comprehensive evaluation on undergraduate programs in Jiangxi province, NCUSS won the first prize in Information Security and the third prize in Software Engineering.
NCUSS has a teaching and research faculty with rich teaching experience and high academic level, including full-time teachers and part-time teachers. NCUSS currently has a faculty of 91 professional teachers and 2 foreign teachers, of whom about 60% are associate professors or professors, about 90% hold doctorate degree or master’s degree, and about 90% are double-professionally-titled teachers. Moreover, 1 professor is the member of Recruitment Program of Global Experts (Thousand Talents Program) , 1 professor is Young Yangtze River scholar Distinguished Professor, 1 professor enjoys Special Government Allowance from the State Council, 1 professor is the Most Outstanding Teacher in Jiangxi Province, 2 professors are Major Academic and Technical Leaders in Jiangxi Province,1 professor is one of the Young Professionals in Jiangxi Province and 1 professor belongs to Jiangxi Top 10 IT Youth.
NCUSS currently has 2100 students, which include full-time undergraduates and postgraduates. Taking "Integrity, Cooperation, Participation, Innovation" as the philosophy of schooling, and focusing on teaching and social service, NCUSS actively carries out reform and innovation in the fields of school-running system, management mechanism and talent training mode. In recent years, NCUSS has won 3 provincial teaching achievement awards and has more than 11,000 graduates who are qualified comprehensive and practical talents for society, enterprises and institutions.
NCUSS currently has 1 Smart City Information Technology Research Institute, 1 Smart Energy Internet Workstation led by the member of National Thousand Talents Program, 1 Key Laboratory named “Jiangxi Cyberspace and Information Security ”, and 1 Ministerial Information Security Forensics Center. Relying on the national R&D platform of Thousand Talents Program, the research team will be further built. NCUSS actively integrates various resources to focus on declaring major research projects sponsored by national, ministerial, provincial organizations and enterprises, in order to facilitate the development of Jiangxi Province. In the past 5 years, NCUSS has completed more than 150 scientific research projects which include 12 national projects, with the total funding of more than 46 million yuan，and over 80 academic papers are included in SCI、EI and CPCI-S.
NCUSS pays much attention to the cooperation and exchange. In the past years, NCUSS has successively co-established over 20 various professional laboratories with SUN, Microsoft, ZTE, 360 and other well-known IT companies and relevant information security departments of China, the total equipment assets are over 15 million yuan. NCUSS has established more than 40 training bases, such as Appin Knowlege Solutions Pvt. Ltd(India), Aptech Limited (India), Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited (India), Neusoft Group, ZTE, Qianfeng Education, Hundsun Electronics co., Ltd, Xiamen Wance, and etc., to jointly cultivate software talents. NCUSS has also established stable cooperative relationships with the higher education institutions in the United States, Ireland, France, Australia and Taiwan areas, developed exchanges and cooperation in various ways and at various levels, such as “3+1”、“1+1” cooperative programs, exchange programs and training programs. Every year, NCUSS appoints and supports excellent students to study abroad or overseas. Until now, more than 550 students have participated in various exchange programs. In 2018, NCUSS has been approved to build an international demonstration college by Nanchang university.
In March 2018, Nanchang University established the School of Cyberspace Security, which was affiliated to NCUSS. NCUSS will dedicate to the innovation and construction of school-running mechanism, talent training mode and curriculum system. Now NCUSS is endeavoring to shape itself into a high-level School of Software with good quality, moderate scale and distinctive features.