The objective of the JCU Foundation program, Extended is to provide an alternative pathway into tertiary education programs for those students including international students who are disadvantaged by their geographical location, family situation, educational history or other circumstances whereby they are unable to participate in other entry mechanisms.
It equips students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enter tertiary study.
To gain entry to the JCU Pre University Foundation Program, Extended prospective students must have:
GCE ‘O’ level or IGCSE qualification with a minimum FOUR O level passes with a minimum 11 points aggregate score or
NITEC + Interview
IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each of the 4 areas) or
Satisfactory completion of James Cook University English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP) Level 2.
International Students - IELTS Requirement
Students must pass Term 1 subjects in order to progress to Term 2 and Term 3. Students need to successfully complete ten (10) subjects from Term 2 and 3 with a minimum pass of 50% per subject and secure an overall 65% to progress to the JCU undergraduate program.
International students holding a valid Student's Pass are required to attend at least 90% of scheduled classes per month. Failure to attend classes is a breach of the student visa conditions. Being absent from classes for a continuous period of seven days or more, or attendance falling below 90% without valid reasons will result in the student needing to surrender their Student's Pass for cancellation.
Domestic students must attend at least 75% of the scheduled lecture and tutorial activities to be eligible for assessment.
Note: International students in Singapore on a Student Pass are not permitted to work. For more information please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg.
James Cook University is EduTrust Certified. The EduTrust certification scheme is administered by the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).
EduTrust requires all students to be covered under a Fee Protection Scheme. In James Cook University, this is provided through an insurance protection scheme. Further, EduTrust also
requires that the students must be covered under a medical insurance coverage which has provision for hospitalisation, surgery and treatment costs throughout their course duration.
James Cook University will advise in the Standard Student Contract the total amount of insurance payable.
For more details please visit the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) website: www.cpe.gov.sg
Although James Cook University endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.