About Us

James Cook University is a world-leading university based in tropical Australia.

For more than 50 years, we've been helping our students gain the skills they need to propel their careers and make a difference in their communities.​

Our heritage

Established as a university in 1970, JCU's mission has been to pursue education and research on issues of importance. For over 50 years, JCU has helped students access the education and experience they need to thrive in a global workforce.

Meet some of the academics who will bring that world-leading research and teaching to your fingertips:

What we offer

At JCU Online, we combine the latest in teaching and learning with a deep understanding of online postgraduate course delivery.

Our staff are among the world's leading academics, known for their scholarship, professional rigour and supportive approach to online postgraduate study.

Our ranking among the world's top universities means that a degree from JCU Online will help your CV shine

The JCU Online difference

Postgraduate degrees from JCU Online are innovative, flexible and tailor-made to suit the busy realities of today's working professionals. Accessible on any device and designed to enable 'anytime, anywhere' learning, JCU Online courses fit in with your life, and your lifestyle.

Our interactive online environment makes learning interesting. Video, audio, group chats and more will help you feel immersed in your coursework and get the most out of your study. We facilitate numerous opportunities to connect with fellow students, ensuring your academic qualification is complemented by a genuine network of professional peers.

Yet even as we champion the benefits of online study, we also recognise the value of personal connections and individual support. That's why, as a JCU Online student, you'll have your own personal Success Advisor to support you from enrolment to graduation, assisting and encouraging you all the way to course completion.

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For more detailed and up-to-date information about your degree, including:

  • Information about the course
  • Course duration
  • Fees
  • Course descriptions
  • What to expect from the course
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Speak with an Enrolment Advisor

Investing in the right course for you is important to us and we’re here to help. Simply request a call back and will assist you with:

  • Entry requirements
  • Choosing right course
  • How to apply and enrol
  • How online study works
  • Course duration and fees
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