James Cook University offers International students an extensive set of study choices at both
level. In all, there are over 170 undergraduate and over 120 postgraduate courses that range across Arts and Social Science, Business and Law, Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Information Technology and Science, and Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences.
The Real Australia
JCU offers a unique study experience in the "Real Australia", where students can experience a true Australian lifestyle, culture, language immersion, low cost of living in a more personalised classroom setting.
JCU students are encouraged to gain practical experience while they study, including practical sessions, field trips, internships and vacation placements, ensuring graduates are ready to go on to challenging careers.
Supportive Study Environment
JCU is renowned for its friendliness and sense of family. Small class sizes, accessible teaching staff, friendly campuses and effective support services give students the personal attention they need to achieve their best.
Our teaching staff are highly qualified and dedicated, with an above average proportion of academic staff with PhD's and JCU academics considered leaders in their fields. Innovation in the use of teaching styles and teaching technologies is fundamental to JCU's approach to teaching.
As a high-ranking research university, JCU has an international reputation for expertise in matters relating to the tropics-in marine biology, environmental studies, tropical health, and tourism-just to name a few. Specialist research facilities include island and rainforest field stations, research vessels, satellite technology, biomedical laboratories and historical collections. JCU is a partner in eight national Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs), including the CRC for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and the CRC for Sustainable Tourism.
JCU's main campuses are located in the tropical North Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, with the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforests around the corner. JCU also partners with ITTI in Sydney, adding vibrant city life and culture to its offerings. JCU Singapore gives students an opportunity to receive a JCU degree while living in Singapore-a taste of Asia.
International Student Centre
James Cook University
Townsville QLD 4811
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+61 7 4781 5988