James Cook University

Diploma of Higher Education

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 082840C

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

What to expect

Study a variety of introductory and first-year degree subjects, designed to help you build on core knowledge and foster skills of academic enquiry. You will enrol in a specific study plan created to suit your chosen major. Benefit from support staff dedicated to students of this degree and the award-winning JCU Learning Centre.

Receive the foundational skills and knowledge to enter your target Bachelor degree course. Graduates who successfully complete JCU’s Diploma of Higher Education meet the entry requirements necessary to enter into many JCU Bachelor degrees.

JCU students may be eligible for advanced standing or credit for some of the subjects completed as part of the diploma.

Majors: You will study a range of core subjects, plus choose one major. There are a wide variety of majors to choose from. Before you enrol in this degree, you must speak to a pathways team member to discuss your study plan.

Not all majors can be studied at all campuses.

  • Business
  • Business Studies
  • Dentistry [Indigenous Pathway]
  • Education
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • General Studies
  • Health
  • Information Technology
  • Psychological Science
  • Science
  • Social Work
  • Society and Culture

Career Opportunities:

Develop the necessary skills to become a successful university student. Begin your dream career with a recognised qualification and pathway to your preferred bachelor degree.

The JCU Diploma of Higher Education is a pathway into university if you don’t have the academic entry requirements for your preferred undergraduate course. It also provides an example of what university study will be like prior to enrolling in a full degree.

Some subjects completed as part of this diploma may be eligible for credit towards a subsequent JCU undergraduate degree.

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Majors

  • Business Studies
  • Education
  • Engineering and Applied Science
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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 1 year
Study mode: Full time
Address

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street
Cairns Queensland 4870
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 1 year
Study mode: Full time
Address

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road
Cairns Queensland 4878
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 1 year
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 1 year
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 1 year Read more1 year full-time
Study mode: Online study
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Academic IELTS – 5.5 (no component lower than 5.0) – or equivalent TOEFL or Pearson (PTE Academic) test.

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia