James Cook University
James Cook University in Australia is the second oldest university of Queensland and is a cultural and diverse university with multiple campuses. The university offers a wide variety of study courses in the most amazing locations. Close the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforest of the Wet Tropics, the university gives students the choice out of more than 300 different courses.
Below, you will find basic information about studying at James Cook University. Our other pages provide you with information about study programs, accommodation, student life in Cairns and the application process.
If you are studying at James Cook University you will be studying at the leading tropical research university. JCU has a clear regional focus in her activities, but has received a high international recognition. The university is ranked as one of the world's top universities based on the 2015 assessments of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). JCU’s Ecology and Environment research is better than both Cambridge and Yale.
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The cost of studying at James Cook University varies according to your level of study, study field and whether you will be using on- or off- campus housing facilities. Our study advisors will be happy to send you the accurate price for your preferred study program and courses, as well as an estimated budget of living in Cairns.
James Cook University is a highly recognised university and Australia’s leading tropical research university. The university has 3 different campuses, located in the tropical Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns.
As an international student at James Cook University you can choose from a full range of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and short term/semester level. As the university offers a broad range of study areas, this means you will be able to combine different areas of personal interest into a customised study plan.
KILROY can help you all the way from your very first questions about studying abroad, to the application process and to your arrival at James Cook University in Australia. Besides this, our study counsellors can help you with guidance and estimating your expenses during your studies at the James Cook University. Contact one of our study advisors to hear more about your possibilities to study at James Cook University.
KILROY offers free student counselling and our study advisors answer any question you might have. Students from some countries can apply for part-time work in Australia besides their studies e.g. in a café or in a movie theatre. This can give you a little bit more flexibility while studying abroad. Contact KILROY for more information and regarding your rights to work on a student visa.