James Cook University - Australia ,Townsville City,Australia

  • Townsville City,Australia
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Named after the explorer James Cook, James Cook University is a public university from North Queensland, Australia. The university started accepting the students in the year 1961, under the University of Queensland. James Cook University became an independent university in the year 1970 and is the second oldest university in Australia. JCU offers undergraduate, postgraduate, online, short-term, and pathway courses.

The College of Arts, Society, and Education offers Bachelor of Education and Master of Education in multiple specialisations, Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts and also a Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work. Each sub-department also has diploma and pathway programmes. The College of Business Law and Governance has a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Science in Law, and multiple MBA programmes and diploma courses. The Business sub-department has Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce, and also an MBA in different specialisations.

The College of Healthcare Sciences offers different programmes in nursing and midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, speech pathology, and sports exercise science. The degree programmes available in the domain are Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Master of Rehabilitation, Bachelor of Nursing Science, Master of Nursing, Master of Public Health, and Bachelor of Physiotherapy. The College of Medicine and Dentistry offers Bachelor of Health Science, Bachelor of Medicine, and Master of Health Professional Education under the Me

The College of Arts, Society, and Education offers Bachelor of Education and Master of Education in multiple specialisations, Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts and also a Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work. Each sub-department also has diploma and pathway programmes. The College of Business Law and Governance has a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Science in Law, and multiple MBA programmes and diploma courses. The Business sub-department has Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce, and also an MBA in different specialisations.

The College of Healthcare Sciences offers different programmes in nursing and midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, speech pathology, and sports exercise science. The degree programmes available in the domain are Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Master of Rehabilitation, Bachelor of Nursing Science, Master of Nursing, Master of Public Health, and Bachelor of Physiotherapy. The College of Medicine and Dentistry offers Bachelor of Health Science, Bachelor of Medicine, and Master of Health Professional Education under the Medicine sub-category. The dentistry department has Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Graduate Diploma of Orthodontics, and more. The college also has a pharmacy department that offers Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Pharmaceutical Public Health, among others. The College of Public Health, Medical, and Veterinary Sciences offers postgraduate degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Veterinary Sciences. The Biomedical Sciences in the same college also have Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor of Clinical Sciences, Master of Medical Science, etc.

The College of Science and Engineering has seven specialisations under which undergraduate, graduate, and diploma courses are offered. Students can study Engineering, Environmental Management, Geoscience, Information Technology, Marine Biology and Aquaculture, Physical Sciences and Zoology, and Ecology.

James Cook University has three campuses in Cairnes and Townsville of Australia and Singapore. The Townsville campus is the main campus and also the largest. It boasts of 11,500 students, out of which 1,500 are international. The Townsville campus also has three affiliated colleges: Saints Catholic College, Saints Mark’s College, and The John Flynn College. JCU’s Cairnes campus has 4,000 of the total university student population. The Singapore campus was established in the year 2003.

Year of establishment1970
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Also Known AsJCU
Total International Students6886
Size of Campus in acres954
Male/Female Ratio1.51
UG/PG Course Ratio2.05
No.of Campuses6
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense7749 AUD
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James Cook University - Australia Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MBA/PGDM(3 Courses)(2 years)INR 17.45 L - 18.83 L
B.E. / B.Tech(7 Courses)(3-5 years)INR 18.43 L - 19.29 L
MS(4 Courses)(2 years)INR 18.05 L - 21.03 L
MIM(3 Courses)(18 months-2 years)INR 16.78 L - 17.45 L
MBBS(1 Courses)(6 years)INR 33.08 L
B.Sc.(3 Courses)(3 years)INR 16.78 L - 17.89 L
BBA(1 Courses)(3 years)INR 15.66 L

James Cook University - Australia Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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James Cook University - Australia Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MBA/PGDM(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 86.0-90.0

: 58.0-64.0

B.E. / B.Tech(7 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 74.0-79.0

: 52.0-57.0

MS(4 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 79.0-86.0

: 57.0-58.0

MIM(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 90.0 & Above

: 64.0 & Above

MBBS(1 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: 94.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

B.Sc.(3 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 79.0-90.0

: 57.0-64.0

BBA(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 57.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

Available

  • JCU offers on-campus accommodation which is currently available at Townsville, Cairns, Mackay and Singapore
  • It provides well-furnished and healthy living environment which gives an opportunity to learn and excel on individual basis.
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6 bedroom apartment with standard room at JCU Cairns: $189 per week (41 weeks)
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The average rent is 600 to 800 AUD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The student residences are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water and unlimited internet access included in the rent
  • The student apartments are situated at just a short distance from the Townsville CBD, local restaurants and main roads with access to public transport

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Studying Australia Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
BE/Btech INR 20.6 L
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MS INR 21.6 L
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MIM INR 20.9 L
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BSc INR 21.5 L
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BBA INR 19 L
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MEng INR 22.6 L
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MBA INR 20.9 L
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MA INR 18.2 L
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MArch INR 21.7 L
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MDes INR 18.7 L
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BHM INR 16.5 L
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MEM INR 24.1 L
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MASc INR 16.9 L
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MBBS INR 34.2 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 6.2 L (based on 77 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 57
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GRE: 305
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GMAT: 590
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SAT: 264
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Location
University CityTownsville City, Queensland, Australia
Size of citySmall
Population of City2,910
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsville_City,_Queensland
Campuses
14-88 McGregor Road, Smithfield, QLD 4878
600 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574421
JCU MERC (Mackay Education Research Centre), Level 1 Building K, Mackay Base Hospital, Bridge Road, Mackay

Contact Details

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1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

Townsville City ( Queensland)

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Email

internationaladmissions@jcu.edu.au

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