The ratings for James Cook University JCU are published in The Good Universities Guide 2022 edition. 5 STARS are awarded for results that fall amongst the top 20% of results in the country.
Graduate Salary
Graduate Salary

Graduates from James Cook University JCU earn a median salary of $67,500

Graduate Salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner Engagement
Learner Engagement

57.3% of James Cook University JCU students felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learner Engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution. It is based on the extent to which students felt prepared for study, had a sense of belonging at their institution, participated in discussions online or face to face, worked with other students, interacted with students outside of study and interacted with students different to them (including local students for international respondents).

Learning Resources
Learning Resources

82.4% of James Cook University JCU students were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Learning Resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution. It is based on students’ average ratings of teaching spaces (including lecture theatres, laboratories and tutorial rooms), student spaces and common areas, online learning materials, computing and IT resources, assigned books and notes, laboratory or studio equipment and library facilities.

Overall Experience
Overall Experience

68% of James Cook University JCU students were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Overall Experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills Development
Skills Development

82.5% of James Cook University JCU students were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Skills Development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies. It is based on the extent to which students felt their course developed their critical-thinking skills, ability to solve complex problems, ability to work with others, confidence to work independently, written communication skills, verbal communication skills, knowledge of the field they are studying, and work-related knowledge and skills

Student Support
Student Support

75.8% of James Cook University JCU students were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Student Support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution. It is based on the extent to which students felt they received support to settle into study; experienced efficient enrolment and admissions processes; felt orientation activities were helpful; and found administrative staff and services, career advisers, academic or learning advisers, counsellors, financial advisers and health services to be available and helpful.

Teaching Quality
Teaching Quality

69.1% of James Cook University JCU students were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Teaching Quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced. It is based on students’ ratings of their overall educational experience; the quality of teaching they received; and the extent to which they felt lecturers and tutors actively engaged them in and demonstrated concern for learning, provided clear explanations of coursework and assessment, inspired them intellectually, seemed helpful and approachable and provided useful feedback on work, among various other factors.

Full-Time Employment
Full-Time Employment

81.7% of James Cook University JCU graduates are employed full-time four months after completing their course.

Full-Time Employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates who were employed full time four months after completing their course.

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