James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU)

is a public university and is the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia. JCU is a teaching and research institution.

The University's main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. JCU also has study centers in Mount Isa, Mackay and Thursday Island. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international students. The University’s main fields of research include marine sciences, biodiversity, sustainable

The Courses In this University are

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery The Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery is a six-year, full time undergraduate degree in medicine and surgery. It is the only full medical course in northern Australia.

Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology) Marine biologists study the living resources of the world's oceans and coastal seas. Training in marine biology is central to understanding, protecting and managing these diverse ecosystems and evaluating human impact on the marine environment.

Bachelor of Nursing Science Nursing is the science of professional caring and offers a wide variety of employment opportunities to promote and restore health, to prevent illness and to alleviate suffering.

Bachelor of Psychology Psychologists use scientific methods to study the human mind and assess, diagnose, prevent and treat problems. This degree is professionally accredited and at JCU, leading experts regularly hold guest lectures and seminars to enhance your studies.

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) Qualify to teach students in Prep to Year Three with this flexible course. Study online or on campus, and make a difference in the lives of young children during their early years of schooling.

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) Accounting is a dynamic field of study and remains at the core of every business. Today's accountants are problem solvers, business advisors and much more. This program is for students wishing to become professionally qualified accountants.

Bachelor of Laws Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws qualify for admission to practise law in Queensland. JCU Law graduates are highly valued by the profession in our region, across Australia and overseas.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery Dentistry is a rapidly changing, expanding profession. Employment prospects for Dentists are excellent, especially in the public sector and in rural areas.

One of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics, Australia's James Cook University is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Our unique location enables students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world.management of tropical ecosystems, genetics and genomics, tropical health care and tourism.

City - Townsville

State – Queens Land

Climate – 7.3°C– 35.8°C

Living cost


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