James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This program is a joint degree that qualifies students for a wide range of employment and career opportunities in administration, research, communication, education and other fields.


96 credit points


  • Anthropology
  • Aquaculture science and technology
  • Archaeology
  • Chemistry
  • Criminology
  • Data science
  • Design and creative arts
  • Earth science
  • English
  • History
  • Human geography
  • Human services
  • Indigenous studies
  • Languages
  • Marine biology
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Multimedia journalism and writing
  • Politics and international relations
  • Psychology Studies
  • Sociology
  • Zoology and ecology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4,C)
  • Mathematical methods (Units 3/4,C). Students considering science majors in chemistry or molecular and cell biology will require chemistry(Units 3/4,C)

Study pathways

An honours year is available in arts or science for candidates who meet the academic requirement and can be studied full-time or part-time.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $151,840
  • ATAR: 66.5
  • Full-time : 4
  • Part-time : 8
JCU Townsville International: $151,840
  • ATAR: 66.5
  • Full-time : 4
  • Part-time : 8

Further information

Not all majors available for mid-year entry. Not all majors available in both Cairns and Townsville. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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