About James Cook University


James Cook University is the second oldest university in Queensland and was established in 1961. The University has three main campuses located in Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. There is a further campus located in Brisbane for international students, and study centres based in Mount Isa, Mackay and Thursday Island.

International Applications

As well as offering courses to international students, you can also study at James Cook University for one or two semesters as part of the JCU Study Abroad program and the Exchange Program. To apply to JCU students can either complete an application form online, through a JCU overseas representative, or by completing a paper application form.

Entry requirements will vary depending on which study level and course is chosen, however, English language proficiency will also be considered as part of the application.

Subject Areas

The University offers courses in 12 main subject areas. These are:

  • Arts, Social Sciences & Social Work
  • Business & IT
  • Creative Arts & Media
  • Education
  • Engineering & Planning
  • Healthcare Sciences
  • Law & Governance
  • Medicine, Dentistry & Pharmacy
  • Nursing & Midwifery
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Veterinary & Medical Sciences

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Location of James Cook University

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Courses at James Cook University

There are 160 courses listed from James Cook University. These are displayed below in alphabetical order: