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James Cook University Brisbane

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James Cook University Brisbane

Brisbane
Australia

Details

Type

Public

Year founded

1961

Staff and students

Students

13,098

Overview: Rankings 2021, Acceptance Rate, Tuition Fees, and Publications

James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia’s leading university in the tropics.  Offering excellence in teaching and research, JCU is a vibrant, multi-campus university with its main sites in the tropical Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, and modern city campuses in Singapore and Brisbane.

JCU is recognised around the world for its expertise in marine biology, environmental studies, tropical health, and tourism. Our professional coursework programs are accredited by industry and professional associations and many professionals are guest lecturers for our postgraduate programs. Over the past five years, JCU academics have won 31 national awards for teaching excellence from the Australian Teaching and Learning Council – more than many larger universities.

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