James Cook University

India: Bengaluru,2nd April 2024 James Cook University is ranked amongst the top 2%* of universities in the world. The Singapore campus of James Cook University, which is fully owned by James Cook University, Australia, has announced the admissions for their Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes for the academic year 2024-25.

James Cook University holds the highest level of quality assurance in Singapore for Private Education Institutions. This is known as the EduTrust Star and is a symbol of recognition for outstanding achievement. The EduTrust Star is awarded to institutions that have attained a commendable level of performance in managing their institutions and providing an outstanding quality of education and welfare for students. James Cook University is the first private education institution to have attained the EduTrust Star. By securing this award for the third time in 2023, James Cook University has displayed its commitment and focus as a student-centric educational institution.

*2024 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 2023 ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities as a percentage of higher education providers in the International Association of Universities (IAU) database

Bengaluru ranks second in sending students overseas for study. JCU Singapore has been able to draw students from across the globe, especially from Bengaluru (Karnataka), due to factors such as: a simplified visa process, safe and vibrant environment, financial affordability, multicultural atmosphere, English as a primary language of communication, vibrant campus life, extracurricular activities, scholarships for Indian students, academic excellence and global recognition etc.

Alma mater to students from across 55 countries including over 2,000 Indian students, James Cook University, Singapore offers a suite of university-level programmes including Bachelor’s degree programmes spread over 24 months and 6 trimesters and a Master’s degree over 12-16 months across 3-4 trimesters. Programmes offered include Accounting, Business, Environmental Science, Games Design, Information Technology, Psychology, Commerce, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, and Aquaculture.

Under the Business School, some of the programmes offered by James Cook University, Singapore include multiple specialisations such as Entrepreneurship, Finance, Accounting, International Business, Global Talent Management, Digital Marketing etc. across Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce & Master of Business Administration:

Accounting, Business, Environmental Science, Games Design, Information Technology, Psychology, Commerce, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things and Aquaculture

v James Cook University, Singapore organises career fairs three times a year, which gives students opportunities to interact with potential employers. A dedicated Career Services department has been established to support students in areas including resume writing, job search strategies, industry networking etc. to facilitate a smooth and effective transition from education to career. James Cook University, Singapore graduates have been hired in industries such as Information Technology, Healthcare, Finance, Talent Acquisition, Media, Private Sector Banks and many more….

Announcing the admissions, Professor May Tan-Mullins, Dean of International and Chief Sustainability Officer, at James Cook University, Singapore, said, “Studying abroad is a dream for many students in India but choosing the right institution can be a challenging task in this competitive world. The exposure will be quite rewarding in terms of developing self-confidence, reinventing oneself and opening yourself to new experiences including networking, communication, adaptability, exposure, language, and problem-solving skills, paving the way for a successful career.”

Professor Abhishek Bhati, Campus Dean, James Cook University, Singapore, said “James Cook University’s strong commitment to International engagement, along with our world-class training and high-quality education, will enable the campus to achieve our goals and go beyond our geographic boundaries.”

James Cook University, Singapore, offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in two years & 12-16 months respectively, and Higher Degrees by Research programmes such as Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and pathways to a higher degree. Also, specially designed pre-university level courses for students who are unable to immediately meet university entrance standards.

The courses are scheduled to commence in three batches: January, May and September. Applications are open now. Admissions will close by the 20th of April for the May intake and the 16th of August for the September intake. Scholarships of up to SGD 10,000 for Indian students will be awarded based on their academic score, with limited scholarships to secure.