JCU is committed to equipping students with exceptional skills through real-world experiences in advanced facilities and unique settings. Add to this is the dedicated support of expert lecturers and leading industry professionals, and you’re ready to kickstart your career straight after graduation.

With over 100 degrees to choose from — within a wide range of study areas — JCU has a course for every career goal. Graduate with confidence when you study at a university ranked in the top 2 per cent in the world1.

JCU offers more than education — we offer experiences like no other. While you study, you can benefit from authentic learning experiences on the Great Barrier Reef, inside the Daintree Rainforest and across the great Australian outback. Gain practical experience working in regional and remote communities and exploring ecosystems as living laboratories. Discover how human activity and environmental forces intersect to create powerful dynamics within health, infrastructure and society.

JCU is uni, but not as you know it.

Develop practical skills sooner through hands-on learning in labs, clinics, research stations and dedicated innovative spaces like the JCU Ideas Lab and The Science Place. It is within these settings that you will build your professional network right from your first year of study. JCU’s courses are aligned with professional standards through close partnerships with industry leaders. These connections provide students with opportunities for course-related work experience, internships and placements in real-world settings.

A JCU degree empowers you to make an impact. If you’re ready to improve the world’s environments, JCU is ranked number one in Australia for sustainable education2. You’ll be ready to kickstart your career when you graduate from the university ranked number one in Queensland for full-time employment outcomes3.

With multiple pathway programs into our undergraduate degrees, there’s a place for you at JCU.

Reskill or increase your expertise through our postgraduate degrees. Enhance your education with short courses and learning opportunities like JCU’s Inspiration on Tap series and informative webinars.

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Find out why this is uni… but not as you know it.


1Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

2QS Sustainability Rankings 2023

3The Good Universities Guide 2023

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