The Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU) offers students an internationally recognised education.
The student population has grown rapidly from 50 students in 2003 to around 3,600 students currently.
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.
The Singapore campus is fully owned by James Cook University Australia providing assurance to prospective students that this campus practices the same stringent standards as JCU in Australia.
Courses offered at the Singapore campus follow the same curriculum as the Australian campuses ensuring the same high-quality program content. Students will graduate with exactly the same globally recognised degree as students who study at James Cook University in Australia.
The academic staff are experienced and highly qualified at JCU’s Singapore campus. All full-time lecturers are PhD qualified as a minimum and are based in Singapore with the majority involved in research.
In 2015, JCU was the first organisation to be awarded the highest level of accreditation in Singapore for private education providers, the EduTrust Star. The EduTrust Star is Singapore’s highest mark of quality for private education.
In 2016, JCU became the only Australian institution in Singapore to be recognised with “University status”, as part of the Australia-Singapore Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.
According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2017, James Cook University is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world.
JCU is committed to supporting lifelong learning by providing industry oriented education to develop the future-ready workforce.