James Cook University

James Cook University Singapore

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 2%* of universities in the world. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Accounting, Arts, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.

James Cook University offers Higher Degree by Research programs such as Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and pathways to a higher degree. Additionally, the campus offers courses at the pre-university level, specifically designed to provide pathways for students who are unable to immediately meet university entrance standards.

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is located at Sims Drive. The campus provides students with access to a full range of facilities and services to support their learning. These include lecture and seminar rooms, library and associated study facilities, computer laboratories, financial lab and access to a variety of sporting facilities.

* The Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2018

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About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is Australia's leading University for tropics. Offering excellence in teaching and research. JCU is a vibrant University operating across two countries and three tropical campuses with locations in North Queensland cities of Cairns and Townsville and in the city state of Singapore.

James Cook University Inter-campus Mobility Program

James Cook University provides the opportunity for students to study in Singapore and in Australia and yet still remain as Singapore based students paying their fees in Singapore currency. This is a unique program in Asia because the university operates across both countries.

EduTrust Star

James Cook University has the highest level of accreditation in Singapore for private education providers. This is known as EduTrust Star and is only awarded to those institutions which can display the highest possible standard in their academic programs, student experience and in the manner in which they operate. James Cook University is the first organisation with this accreditation.

SQC STAR

James Cook University has also been awarded the Singapore Quality Class STAR (SQC STAR). The SQC STAR recognises SQC organisations that have made further improvement in their business excellence journey.

Globally recognised Australian degree

You will graduate with exactly the same globally recognised degree as students who study at James Cook University in Australia.

Trimester System

With a trimester program, you can complete your Bachelors degree in 2 years and Masters degree in 1 year (depending on the course taken).

Supportive study environment

JCU campus is designed to support collaborative learning and collaborative study techniques. They provide you with access to a full range of facilities and services to support your learning. These include lecture and seminar rooms, library and associated study facilities, computer laboratories, apple rooms and financial lab. Additionally, you will have access to a range of sporting facilities and can join a number of clubs and societies.

Variety of courses

Double majors in Business:

You can complete the double major at no extra cost or time commitment

Joint Masters of IT and Business Administration:

Get broader industry exposure and wider career options with a joint Masters program

Psychology Accreditation:

Our Bachelor of Psychological Science and Postgraduate Psychology courses are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

Diploma Programs:

Students with Year 12, GCE 'A' Level or its equivalent who do not meet direct entry to a degree program are eligible to pursue this qualification

Preparation for the global workforce

They provide you with the skills to find a job through specially designed "employment workshops".

Awards

Some of the awards received by James Cook University, Singapore

  • Awarded the Singapore Quality Class in 2008
  • Awarded ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 in 2009.
  • In 2010, JCU was awarded EduTrust certification by the council of private education (CPE) in Singapore.
  • People's Association Community Spirit (PACS) award, Plaque of Appreciation for Community Engagement award and AustCham Business Excellence award in 2012.
  • Endorsed by National English Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) in 2014
  • Awarded EduTrust certification by the council of private education (CPE) in Singapore again in 2015 and Awarded the Central Singapore ONE bronze award.
  • Awarded the Singapore Quality Class STAR (SQC STAR), Awarded the PA Community Spirit (PACS) award - Community Partnership Excellence, in 2016
  • Singapore Environmental Council - StarHub School Green Award (Lotus Award), PA Community Spirit award (PACS) by People's Association (PA)- Community Partnership Merit award in 2017

Courses in James Cook University

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JCU Singapore offers you an extensive range of study options at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These courses cover a wide range of disciplines such as Business, Tourism & Hospitality, Information Technology, Education and Psychology. All programs offered follow the same curriculum as Australia.

Pathway Programs

English Language Preparatory Program
Pre University Foundation Program Extended
Diploma of Higher Education (Majoring in Information Technology)
Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Business)
Pre University Foundation Program
Diploma of Higher Education (Majoring in Business Studies)
Diploma of Higher Education (Majoring in Psychological Science)

 

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in International Business)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Marketing)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Sports and Events Management)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Management)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Accounting)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Financial Management)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Banking & Finance)
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Business Intelligence and Information Systems)
Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science
Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science (Majoring in Aquaculture)
Bachelor of Information Technology
Bachelor of Arts (Majoring in Psychology Studies)
Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

 

Postgraduate Programs

Master of Business Administration
Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Information Technology (Majoring in Business Informatics)
Master of Information Technology (Majoring in Computing and Networking)
Master of Information Technology (Majoring in Interactive Technologies and Games Design)
Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management
Master of Planning and Urban Design (Majoring in Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Tropical Urbanism)
Master of Guidance and Counselling*
Graduate Certificate of Career Development*
Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Master of Psychology (Clinical)*
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)*
Joint Degrees:
Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration
Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration
Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management - Master of Business Administration

 

Higher Degrees by Research

Doctor of Philosophy
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods (Tropical Environments and Societies)
Graduate Diploma of Research Methods (Tropical Environments and Societies)
Master of Philosophy
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods (Tropical Health and Medicine)
Graduate Diploma of Research Methods (Tropical Health and Medicine)

* Courses are available to Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and Dependent Pass Holders

Course Fee

Subject Tuition Fees (S$) International Fees (S$)
Bachelor of Arts (Majoring in Psychology Studies) 57,780 60,348
Bachelor of Business 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business & Environmental Science 59,920 62,488
Bachelor of Business & Environmental Science (Majoring in Aquaculture) 59,920 62,488
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Accounting) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Banking & Finance) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Business Intelligence & Information Systems) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Financial Management) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Hospitality & Tourism Management) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in International Business) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Management) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Marketing) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Sports & Events Management) 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) 60,776 62,916
Bachelor of Information Technology 55,212 57,780
Bachelor of Psychological Science 57,780 60,348
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) 25,145 26,001
Diploma of Higher Education (Majoring in Business Studies) 18,404 19,260
Diploma of Higher Education (Majoring in Information Technology) 18,404 19,260
Diploma of Higher Education (Majoring in Psychological Science) 19,260 20,116
Doctor of Philosophy 126,474 132,894
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) 126,367
English Language Preparatory Program 3,745 3,852
Graduate Certificate of Career Development 13,054
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods (Tropical Environments and Societies) 12,733 13,161
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods (Tropical Health and Medicine) 12,733 13,161
Graduate Diploma of Psychology 20,865 21,507
Graduate Diploma of Research Methods (Tropical Environments and Societies) 25,787 26,643
Graduate Diploma of Research Methods (Tropical Health and Medicine) 25,787 26,643
Master of Business Administration 36,594
Master of Business Administration 36,594 37,878
Master of Guidance and Counselling 37,878
Master of Information Technology (Majoring in Business Informatics) 48,792 50,504
Master of Information Technology (Majoring in Computing and Networking) 48,792 50,504
Master of Information Technology (Majoring in Interactive Technologies & Games Design) 48,792 50,504
Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration 48,792 50,504
Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management 48,792 50,504
Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management - Master of Business Administration 48,792 50,504
Master of Philosophy 63,558 66,768
Master of Planning and Urban Design (Majoring in Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Tropical Urbanism) 48,792 50,504
Master of Professional Accounting 48,792 50,504
Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration 48,792 50,504
Master of Psychology (Clinical) 64,200
Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Business) 9,202 9,630
Pre-University Foundation Program 13,375 14,445
Pre-University Foundation Program Extended 18,404 19,688
JCUS STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM [1 TRIMESTER] 9,630
JCUS STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM [2 TRIMESTERS] 19,260
JCUS STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM [1 TRIMESTER] - POSTGRADUATE 12,626

Documents required for admissions

Document Checklist - JCU

Send your Application Form to our Admissions Office together with the following items

  • Application fee of SGD$250 (Non-refundable and non-transferable)
  • Copies of your highest and second highest academic certificate and transcripts.
  • Proof of your English language proficiency – either certified copies of IELTS/TOEFL, proof of English medium education or completion of our English Placement Test.
  • Copy of your passport.
  • 2 recent passport-sized photographs.
  • CV/ Resume
  • Work experience letter, if any.
  • Birth Certificate

Intakes (All other programs)

March, July & November

Intake (English Program)

January, March, May, July, September & November

How to Apply?

To apply for the next intake of James Cook University or to know more about it, please contact BroadMind Overseas Education Consultant, an authorized representative of JCU Singapore. Register your names by clicking on the button below. Our study abroad counselor will get in touch with you at the earliest for further career guidance and support.

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