James Cook University - Bachelor's Degree

Our students come from many backgrounds, promoting a rich cultural and experiential diversity on campus. We aim to give graduates the qualifications and skills they need for the global workforce. One of JCU's notables is John Vause, Anchor at CNN International - Atlanta.

  • Average Tuition AUD 24,000

School Description

James Cook University is one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics, surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

Bachelor Programs

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Nursing Science

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Accounting

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Anthropology

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Banking and Finance

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Biomedical Science

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Business

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Chemical Engineering

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Chemistry

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Civil Engineering

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Criminology

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Economics

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Education

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    English

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Environmental Earth Science

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Environmental Studies

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    French

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Health Science

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    History

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Human Resources Management

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Information Technology

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    International Business

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Law

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Management

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Marketing

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Mathematics

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Mechanical Engineering

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Media Design

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Medicine

    AUD 55,960 Tuition Fee

    James Cook University offers a six-year-long, full-time Bachelor degree program in Medicine. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Music, Sound and Moving Image

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Pharmacy

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Psychology

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Science

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Social Work

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Sociology

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Sport and Exercise Science

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

  • 1 James Cook Dr, Townsville City QLD 4811, Australia

    Sports and Events Management

    AUD 24,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 221
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 200
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  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 369

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Established in 1961

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          • Testimony
            1990-1996, Bachelor of Community Welfare

            I highly recommend James Cook UniversityI believe they focus on good quality courses and lecturers that are highly qualified to teach these courses. They are very willing to support and assist students to understand the courses and getting the maximum performance from students

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            1972-1980, BEng, MEngSc

            A great basis for my entire career.I stayed at JCU for 8 years as an undergraduate, graduate and then Research Officer. I was most fortunate to be taught by some truly outstanding people, who set me on a path to a rewarding career. I learned to dive with the chemistry department as well. Socially and academically a wonderful place.

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            1975-1978, MEngSc

            Marvellous weather, and a great place too!It may be far away from most of the world, but it is very well connected, and has high academic standards too!