James Cook University Singapore

Introduction

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 2%* of universities in the world. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalizing its activities and offers a suite of university-level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, and Education. Additionally, the campus offers courses at the pre-university level, specifically designed to provide pathways for students who are unable to immediately meet university entrance standards. The Singapore campus of James Cook University is located at Sims Drive. The campus provides students with access to a full range of facilities and services to support their learning. These include lecture and seminar rooms, library and associated study facilities, computer laboratories, trading simulation room and access to a variety of sporting facilities. James Cook University Inter-campus Mobility Program James Cook University provides the opportunity for students to study in Singapore and in Australia and yet still remain as Singapore based students paying their fees in Singapore currency. This is a unique program in Asia because the university operates across both countries. The program is designed to ensure the students get the best possible outcomes from their years of study with the university. EduTrust Star James Cook University has the highest level of accreditation in Singapore for private education providers. This is known as EduTrust Star and is only awarded to those institutions which can display the highest possible standard in their academic programs, student experience and in the manner in which they operate. James Cook University is the first organization with this accreditation. SQC STAR James Cook University has also been awarded the Singapore Quality Class STAR (SQC STAR). The SQC STAR recognizes SQC organizations that have made further improvement in their business excellence journey. *The Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2016

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Master of Guidance and Counselling

Campus Part time 28 months November 2018 Singapore

Our Master of Guidance and Counselling degree is designed for teachers who are interested in qualifying as school guidance counsellors, and others who wish to pursue professional careers in Counselling as well as those with experience in the human resource sector who would like to develop highly effective interpersonal skills at work generally. This course is accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) in Australia and in Singapore by the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC), giving graduates the ability to pursue careers in both countries as well as internationally. [+]

Our Master of Guidance and Counselling degree is designed for teachers who are interested in qualifying as school guidance counsellors, and others who wish to pursue professional careers in Counselling as well as those with experience in the human resource sector who would like to develop highly effective interpersonal skills at work generally. This course is accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) in Australia and in Singapore by the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC), giving graduates the ability to pursue careers in both countries as well as internationally.

This program is available to Singapore citizens, Singapore PR or Dependant Pass Holders

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Master of Information Technology (Business Informatics)

Campus Full time 16 months November 2018 Singapore

In the expanding e-Business/e-Commerce industry, there is a growing global demand for graduates skilled with a mix of marketing, management, internet, multimedia, computing, networking, software technologies and business operation skills. Our Master of Information Technology program provides practical and relevant skills to allow graduates of different disciplines to move into the IT industry [+]

In the expanding e-Business/e-Commerce industry, there is a growing global demand for graduates skilled with a mix of marketing, management, internet, multimedia, computing, networking, software technologies and business operation skills.

Our Master of Information Technology program provides practical and relevant skills to allow graduates of different disciplines to move into the IT industry.

Students have an opportunity to specialise in Business Informatics, Computing and Networking or Interactive Technologies and Games Design.

Business Informatics is a specialist area of IT that combines information technology, management and business. It encompasses everything from utilising Information Technology, to making informed decisions in business, or to large scale data warehousing.... [-]


Master of Information Technology (Computing and Networking)

Campus Full time 16 months November 2018 Singapore

The Computing and Networking major is designed for information technology and computer science graduates and recognised IT professionals who seek to further their knowledge and skills in advanced computing, programming, information systems and networking. [+]

In the expanding e-Business/e-Commerce industry, there is a growing global demand for graduates

skilled with a mix of marketing, management, internet, multimedia, computing, networking, software technologies and business operation skills.

Our Master of Information Technology program provides practical and relevant skills to allow graduates of different disciplines to move into the IT industry

Students have an opportunity to specialise in Business Informatics, Computing and Networking or Interactive Technologies and Games Design.

The Computing and Networking major is designed for information technology and computer science graduates and recognised IT professionals who seek to further their knowledge and skills in advanced computing, programming, information systems and networking.... [-]


Master of Information Technology (Interactive Technologies & Games Design)

Campus Full time 16 months November 2018 Singapore

Electronic games and animation are now an integral part of the enormous global entertainment industry. Social networking and online video share sites like Facebook, Twitter and You Tube attract hundreds of millions of users worldwide. [+]

In the expanding e-Business/e-Commerce industry, there is a growing global demand for graduates skilled with a mix of marketing, management, internet, multimedia, computing, networking, software technologies and business operation skills.

Our Master of Information Technology program provides practical and relevant skills to allow graduates of different disciplines to move into the IT industry

Students have an opportunity to specialise in Business Informatics, Computing and Networking or Interactive Technologies and Games Design.

Interactive Technologies and Games Design focuses on both the front and back end integration of interactive technologies - Web 2.0 applications, Digital Media, Web/Mobile Technologies and platforms, 2D/3D Graphics, Animation, Games Design, Computation Arts, Interactive Visualisation, Autonomous Simulation and Virtual Worlds... [-]


Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 16 months November 2018 Singapore

The Master of International Tourism & Hospitality Management (MITHM) provides an opportunity for existing graduates in the tourism industry or graduates in other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. [+]

The tourism and hospitality industries are undergoing strong growth in Asia.

With the rising affluence of middle-class populations, growing regional and global trade, there are excellent opportunities available in the hospitality and tourism industries.

The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management provides an opportunity for existing graduates in tourism and other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. This program is an innovative masters' level degree that combines tourism, hospitality and business management to give executives and managers the skills required to succeed.

Awards, Rankings & Benefits

James Cook University was awarded the Queensland Tourism Award 2007 for Tourist Education and Training category. The journal Tourism Management ranks James Cook University in the third place worldwide in the tourism-related research (Nov 2007) The university was awarded the Premier of Queensland's Export Award for Education two years running. The university has several research centres including The Tropical Tourism and Hospitality Centre which demonstrates our research strength and reputation within the industries. ... [-]

Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management - MBA

Campus Full time 16 months November 2018 Singapore

This joint degree is designed to address the demand for Computer Science and IT graduates who can also apply critical business acumen with communication skills. The joint degree is for students who are capable of leveraging their IT technical skills beyond the ordinary, creating profitable products and services for employers. [+]

With the rising affluence of middle-class populations, growing regional and global trade, there are excellent opportunities available in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Graduates can apply critical business acumen to hospitality industry issues, such as revenue management, responsible management practices, globalization, individual identity and career development, sustainability, leadership and change, and strategy with this joint degree.

Subjects Sustainable Enterprise. The Changing Business Environment. Managing Strategic Resources and Operations. Corporate Responsibility and Governance. Marketing and Customer Engagement. Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management. Leading and Managing Organizational Change. Practical or Research Project. Introduction to Tourism and the Environment. Tourism Systems Analysis. Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management. Global Destination Competitiveness. Tourist Management Strategies. Economic Decision-Making in the Hospitality Industry or Economics for a Sustainable World. Hospitality and Gastronomy: Social, Private and Commercial. PLUS one elective subject. Career outcomes ... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

Campus Full time 16 - 16 months November 2018 Singapore

Accounting is a vital business role, critical to efficient economic function around the world. The Master of Professional Accounting delivers accredited courses to graduate students in key areas of accounting and finance. [+]

Accounting is a vital business role, critical to efficient economic function around the world.

The Master of Professional Accounting delivers accredited courses to graduate students in key areas of accounting and finance.

Our accounting degree holds full accreditation with CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA). Graduates are able to apply for associate membership with these two professional bodies.

Subjects

Foundation Subjects

Marketing Management People in Organisations Accounting and Finance for Managers Comparative Global Business Systems

Core Subjects

Management Accounting Corporate Finance Introduction to Accounting Auditing and Assurance Services Business Law Taxation Law Law of Business Organisations Accounting for Corporations Advanced Issues in Accounting Data Analysis and Decision Modelling Economics for a Sustainable World Practical or Research Project ... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration

Campus Full time 16 months November 2018 Singapore

This Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration allows graduates to distinguish themselves to future employers with a dual Master degree and deliver comprehensive training in accounting and finance while exposing students to key management areas including human relations, marketing, business law, taxation, economics and business information systems. [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting – Master of Business Administration allows graduates to distinguish themselves to future employers with a joint degree and delivers comprehensive training in accounting and finance while exposing students to key management areas including human relations, marketing, business law, taxation, economics and business information systems.

Subjects Management Accounting Corporate Finance Introduction to Accounting Auditing and Assurance Services Business Law Taxation Law Law of Business Organisations Accounting for Corporations Advanced Issues in Accounting Data Analysis and Decision Modelling The Changing Business Environment Economics for a Sustainable World Managing Strategic Resources and Operations Leading and Managing Organisational Change Practical or Research Project PLUS one elective subject Career Outcomes ... [-]

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2018 Singapore

The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice at a level sufficient to meet the criteria for registration as a practising psychologist in Australia and Singapore. [+]

The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice and a pathway for registration as a practising psychologist in Australia and Singapore and membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

The programs in Australia and Singapore are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and graduates are eligible for membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

The professional programs encompass 3 main components:

Academic Coursework The coursework modules are usually delivered in weekly teaching sessions and some may be delivered in workshop format (e.g. two 3-day workshops). Students are actively engaged in presentations, role-plays, practice assessments and group discussions. Supervised Practica There is a total of 1,000 practical hours for the Master's program, which are conducted in the JCU Singapore Psychology Clinic and in external clinical settings. Research Thesis A research project focusing on an area of clinical psychology is conducted and written up as a conventional research dissertation. ... [-]

Contact
Location address
149 Sims Drive
Singapore, 387380 SG