New horizons of a reverse side of the earth.
New horizons of a reverse side of the earth
James Cook’s (James Cook University) university is reputed as one of the best research centers of Australia. Based in 1970, it is known for also high quality of teaching of business disciplines. Now at university about 10 thousand people study. We represent you a profile of this university.
James Cook University began the existence forty years ago as University College of Townsville. Today the university has two campuses – in Townsville and in Keyrnse – and one small branch in Mackay. These places in the province Kvinslend are considered as a bait for tourists and involve hundreds thousands foreigners with soft climate, the tropical jellied woods and proximity of the Big Barrier reef. Such location substantially defines specifics of training programs of university. For example, the engineering faculty of university offering not only traditional, but also rather exotic specialties – such as, for example, a proyektirovka of engineering constructions of a coastal zone or feature of construction taking into account cyclone threat uses great popularity.
As a whole James Cook’s university combines traditional academic sciences with training to perspective disciplines – to management, human resource management, travel business. And thanks to close cooperation with the large research centers – CRC for Aquaculture, CRC for Sustainable Development of Tropical Savannas and others – the educational institution can brag of solid scientific base. As the main directions of training the ecology of marine and coastal environment, geotechnology, geology, ecology of coastal zones, studying of large tropical ecosystems traditionally are considered. Among the new directions of training – pharmaceutics, communication design, the photo and other disciplines. In 2000 it is planned to open medical faculty.
Total number of baccalaureate and master programs exceeds two hundred. At students "double" degrees (Joint Degrees) use great popularity. For example, Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Art, Bachelor of Administration (Tourism) and Bachelor of Journalism. The university offers different courses, having passed which, it is possible to receive any degree, up to the doctor of philosophy. The Russian students will be interested for certain by possibility to receive degree of Master of Administration (Tourism), Master of Commerce, Master of Economics, Master of Law.
One of the most interesting projects of university can consider opening together with independent business college Holmes College of two new campuses in Sydney and Melbourne on the basis of which teaching of business specialties will be conducted. Will train according to new programs within three years. Graduates of offices of Business where teach management, marketing and human resource management, Administration (Tourism) and Commerce – accounts department and economy – become owners of degrees of Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Administration (Tourism) and Bachelor of Commerce. The program provides some streams which start in May, June, July, October and November. Usually academic year shares on two semester which begin in February and July.
Study cost at university makes about 10,725 Australian dollars a year. In addition it is necessary to bring an entrance fee to the student’s union (Union membership fee) providing an insurance, manuals, student’s loans. The size of this contribution makes 420-453 AUD, depending on a campus. As to new programs, prepodavayemy together with Holmes College, cost of the first year of training makes 9,240 AUD, and the second and third years manage already in 10.725 AUD everyone.
Requirements to arriving on a new joint program are shown not so high. It is necessary to gather not less than 525 points by results of TOEFL or to receive 5,5 points at IELTS examination. Applicants should present the statement and транскрипт.
And then – only imagine: the burning sun, damp tropics, kilometers of beaches. You are waited really by paradise climate and violence of the wild nature. Such it, Australia…
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