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The Singapore campus of James Cook University

The Singapore campus of James Cook University

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 300 of universities in the world1,2. 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.

James Cook University Inter-campus Exchange Program*

James Cook University provides the opportunity for students to study in Singapore and in Australia and yet still remain as Singapore based students paying their fees in Singapore currency. This is a unique program designed to ensure that the students get the best possible outcomes from their years of study with the university, which operates across two countries.

EduTrust Star

James Cook University has the highest level of quality assurance in Singapore for Private Education Institutions. This is known as EduTrust Star and is a symbol of recognition for outstanding achievement. EduTrust Star is awarded to those institutions for attaining a commendable level of performance in managing their institutions and providing an outstanding quality of education and welfare for their students.

James Cook University is the first organisation with EduTrust Star. By obtaining this award for the second time in 2019, James Cook University has displayed its commitment and focus as a student centric educational institution.

SQC STAR

James Cook University has also been awarded the Singapore Quality Class STAR (SQC STAR). The SQC STAR recognises SQC organisations that have made further improvement in their business excellence journey.

Tropical Futures Institute

Given that research is a core component of the university, James Cook University established the Tropical Futures Institute to leverage off the university’s research capability and strength and that creates substantive value-add to the research ecosystems of Singapore and the ASEAN region.  The Tropical Futures Institute is the first research institute established by an Australian university in Singapore.

James Cook Academy

Established in 2021, James Cook Academy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of James Cook University in Singapore, and marks the University’s entry into Continuing Professional Development (CPD). This includes short courses and training programs in Industry 4.0 and areas that fit the needs of the Singapore workforce and community.

In support of this mission, James Cook Academy has acquired Eagle Infotech — which offers a wide range of short courses in information technology, digital marketing, communication, and more — to help working adults upgrade their skills and remain relevant and employable in today’s ever-changing world.

James Cook Academy will support Eagle Infotech to further diversify its course offerings and delivery modes to deliver flexible and personalised programs, and will collaborate with industry partners and leverage EdTech to grow the CPD business in Singapore and the region.

1 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
2 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
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