JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE CAMPUS
JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE CAMPUS

JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE CAMPUS

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Last Updated: 2020-10-20 16:15:04
Type of Institution
Professional university
Areas of Program
Business Management, Food, Beverage, Leisure & Tourism, Finance & Economics, Geography & Environmental Sciences, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences, Education, Computer & Information Technology, Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Architecture, Construction & Town Planning, Medical & Health
Year of Establishment
2003
Founded Body/ Founder
James Cook University Australia
Leadership
Professor Chris Rudd OBE, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head of Campus, Singapore
Campus
James Cook University, Singapore Campus
Student Number (local)
1500
Student Number (international)
3500
Number of Teaching Staff
283

Introduction

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.

Specialty

JCU is the only Australian Institution in Singapore with "University" status
Highest level of quality assurance awarded by the Committee for Private Education (CPE)
A part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
All full-time academics have PhDs and are based in Singapore
Learning Centre staff and peer-to-peer support initiatives for academic assistance
Option to spend up to two trimesters in the Australian Campuses
Internships, clinical and field work prepares future-ready graduates

Achievement

Top 2% in The 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
Top 201-250 in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021
Five stars for graduate outcomes in The Good Universities Guide 2019
Top 1 Marine & Freshwater Biology & 2 Biodiversity Conservation in The Centre for World Uni. Ranking
A member of Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRUA)