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James Cook University - Brisbane Campus

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School ID: SU610025
Rank: 201
* The Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Applied number: 2

Ranked top 2% of global universities and top 30 in THE Top 50 under 50 2018 Rankings 

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General description

James Cook University (JCU) is a public university in North Queensland, Australia.JCU is Queensland’s second oldest university. We offered our first courses in Townsville in 1961 as an annex of the University of Queensland. Since then we have become a dynamic, multi-campus university with a total of 17,500 students. Our main campuses are located in Townsville and Cairns, and we have international campuses in Singapore and Brisbane. JCU also has study centres in Mount Isa, Mackay and Thursday Island. The University’s main fields of research include marine sciences, biodiversity, sustainable management of tropical ecosystems, genetics and genomics, tropical health care, tourism and engineering. 

Why choose Brisbane Campus

With a modern campus in the heart of the Brisbane central business district, JCU Brisbane offers bachelor degrees and postgraduate programs in business and information technology for international students.

Students have access to enhanced job-support services, and clear English language and academic pathways. Students can complete their studies in a shorter time due to the academic calendar of three trimesters per year. Brisbane campus is operated by Russo Higher Education. JCU also has campuses in Cairns, Townsville and Singapore.

Courses at JCU Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland. It is the third largest and fastest growing city in Australia with a population of 2.15 million people. With its subtropical climate, good lifestyle, picturesque river precinct, modern shopping, cultural and entertainment options, Brisbane is one of Australia's most liveable cities.

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year AUD$ 35,280
Cost of Living/Year AUD$ 22,500
Application Fee AUD$ 250
Estimated Total/Year AUD$ 58,030

Main majors

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Environmental Management


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