James Cook University, Singapore Campus
James Cook University, Singapore Campus

James Cook University, Singapore Campus


Last Updated: 2022-02-17 12:39:40
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Business Management, Food, Beverage, Leisure & Tourism, Finance & Economics, Geography & Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Animal Husbandry, Education, Computer & Information Technology, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences, Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Architecture, Construction & Town Planning, Medical & Health
Year of Establishment
Founded Body/ Founder
James Cook University Australia
Professor Chris Rudd OBE, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head of Campus, Singapore
James Cook University, Singapore Campus
Student Number (local)
Student Number (international)
Number of Teaching Staff


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, Science, Commerce, Accounting, 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.


Option to spend up to two trimesters in the Australian Campuses.
All full-time academics have PhDs and are based in Singapore.
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).
Learning Centre staff and peer-to-peer support initiatives for academic assistance.


Top 2%, Top 25 in Australia in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023
No. 101-200th in the world in The Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2023
Top 1 Marine & Freshwater Biology & 2 Biodiversity Conservation in The Centre for World Uni. Ranking
5stars for learner engagement in Good Universities Guide 2022.
5stars for full time employment, graduate salary and social equity in Good Universities Guide 2022
A member of Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRUA).
5stars for teaching, employability, research & facilities in QS Stars Uni. Ranking 2021
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