James Cook University

James Cook University, James Cook Drive, Douglas Townsville City, Queensland, Australia

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James Cook University (JCU) is a public university and is the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia. JCU is a teaching and research institution. The University's main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. JCU also has study centres in Mount Isa, Mackay and Thursday Island. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international students. The University’s main fields of research include marine sciences, biodiversity, sustainable management of tropical ecosystems, genetics and genomics, tropical health care, tourism and engineering.

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Undergraduates: 15,776 (2014)

Postgraduates: 4,645 (2014)

Male students 37 : 63 Female students

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