Semester in Singapore, James Cook University

Type Study Abroad
Duration 14 weeks
Next Date August 24, 2024
Starts from $21990

Destination: Singapore

Let the vibrant multicultural city of Singapore be your classroom!

Join James Cook University Singapore where you’ll forge lifelong friendships and make memories to last a lifetime, exploring the rest of Asia in the midst of a high quality Australian education. Our Study Abroad Program enables you to study for 1 Trimesters (4 months), earning credits towards your home institution degree. As a study abroad student at James Cook University, you are able to choose subjects from a wide range of study areas that will add value to your degree and broaden your experience. James Cook University Singapore Campus has 4500 students with 75% international students. 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. 

Choosing the Next Step Connections James Cook University semester program in Singapore means opting for a comprehensive and personalized educational experience that goes beyond the traditional semester abroad model. The integration of professional development, personalized career guidance, cultural immersion, global networking, and flexible academic options sets this program apart as an enriching and impactful choice for students seeking a transformative semester abroad.


Requirements

Age : 18+
Education : For undergraduates: you have been a resident and a full-time student of the university for at least 3 months before applying for the pass.
Language : If your native language is not English, you may be required to demonstrate English proficiency by sitting a recognised test of your English language ability.
Minimum Experience : Future of Work Foundation Program
Visa requirements : Satisfactory completion (a pass) of one year at a recognised university or other post- secondary institution at date of application – minimum GPA of 2.8 (all students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.7 will also be considered for the study abroad program). Students from Freshman Year are considered on a case-by-case basis. or successful completion of High School Diploma or equivalent with SAT score of 1000; or an ACT score of 22.

Our in-person internships are designed to develop students’ Core Competencies

  • Time management
  • Technology Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision-making
  • Active listening
  • Creative thinking
  • Being detail-oriented

Vincent Tan

Resident Director Singapore

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Tuition & Inclusions

  • Full tuition fees (4 courses)
  • Guaranteed, pre-arranged individual housing in student residence including wifi and amenities.
  • Comprehensive overseas health insurance
  • Services of a NEXSTEP local Resident Director
  • Three-day NEXSTEP Orientation Program with meals, accommodations and transportation
  • 4 NEXSTEP Cultural or Professional Activity during the semester
  • University and course selection advice
  • Official academic transcripts from host institution
  • Credit approval and transfer assistance
  • Academic advising
  • Initial medical check arrangement upon arrival
  • Student pass preparation assistance
  • Student study assistance including access to purpose designed study areas and where necessary learning support
  • JCU Job application readiness skills workshops
  • Financial aid transfer planning
  • Airport pickup and reception
  • Airport Drop-off
  • Pre-departure Advising

Set Dates

14 weeks Feb 14, 2024 - Apr 26, 2024 $21990
14 weeks May 20, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024 $21990
14 weeks Sep 16, 2024 - Dec 14, 2024 $21990

Custom Date

What makes this program unique?

Integrated Professional Development

Next Step Connections, in collaboration with James Cook University in Singapore, offers a semester program that goes beyond academic learning. The program integrates professional development opportunities, including industry visits, networking events, and mentorship programs, providing students with a holistic educational experience that aligns with real-world expectations.

Personalized Career Guidance and Internship Opportunities:

Unlike traditional semester programs, Next Step Connections offers personalized career guidance and the option to explore internship opportunities during the semester. This allows students to gain hands-on experience in their field of study, enhancing their resume and providing a competitive edge upon graduation.

Cultural Immersion Beyond the Classroom

The program emphasizes cultural immersion with curated experiences beyond the classroom. Students have the chance to engage in cultural activities, language classes, and local excursions, fostering a deeper understanding of Singapore's rich cultural diversity. This unique approach enhances the overall semester abroad experience.

Global Networking and Alumni Connections

Next Step Connections facilitates global networking opportunities for students. Through industry-specific events, mentorship programs, and connections with professionals in Singapore, students can build a global network that extends beyond their semester abroad. Alumni connections provide ongoing support and potential career opportunities post-program.

Flexible Academic Options and Diverse Industry Exposure:

The Next Step Connections James Cook University semester program in Singapore offers flexible academic options across various disciplines. Whether a student is interested in business, technology, or other fields, the program provides diverse industry exposure. This flexibility allows students to tailor their academic experience to align with their specific career goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions.

James Cook University in Singapore offers a range of academic programs across various disciplines, including business, psychology, information technology, and more. The semester abroad options cater to diverse academic interests, providing students with a rich learning experience.

The semester abroad is typically structured to align with JCU's academic calendar. Students can expect a mix of lectures, tutorials, and practical sessions. The curriculum is designed to offer a comprehensive understanding of the chosen field, combining theoretical knowledge with practical applications. Q3: What support services are available for international students during their semester abroad at James Cook University in Singapore? A: JCU Singapore is committed to providing comprehensive support to international students. Services include orientation programs, academic advising, counseling, and assistance with accommodation. The university aims to create a supportive environment, ensuring a smooth transition for students during their time abroad. Q4: Are there opportunities for cultural immersion and extracurricular activities during the semester abroad? A: Absolutely. James Cook University in Singapore recognizes the importance of cultural immersion. The university organizes cultural activities, field trips, and social events that allow students to explore Singapore's rich cultural heritage and engage with their peers, fostering a well-rounded overseas experience. Q5: How does James Cook University in Singapore facilitate opportunities for students to connect with local industries and professionals during their semester abroad? A: The university actively promotes industry engagement. Students have opportunities to participate in industry visits, networking events, and guest lectures by professionals. These experiences provide valuable insights into the local business landscape and enhance students' understanding of their chosen field within the Singaporean context. These Q&A examples aim to address common questions prospective students might have about academic programs, the structure of the semester, support services, cultural immersion, and industry engagement during a semester abroad at James Cook University in Singapore.

We are committed to providing comprehensive support to international students. Services include orientation programs, academic advising, counseling, and assistance with accommodation. We aim to create a supportive environment, ensuring a smooth transition for students during their time abroad.

Absolutely. We recognize the importance of cultural immersion. The university organizes cultural activities, field trips, and social events that allow students to explore Singapore's rich cultural heritage and engage with their peers, fostering a well-rounded overseas experience.

We actively promotes industry engagement. Students have opportunities to participate in industry visits, networking events, and guest lectures by professionals. These experiences provide valuable insights into the local business landscape and enhance students' understanding of their chosen field within the Singaporean context.

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