Study areas

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Arts, Social Sciences & Social Work
At JCU we offer you a wide variety of specialised areas of study within, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Work.
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Business & IT
Business and Information Technology degrees at JCU offer endless employment opportunities worldwide.
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Creative Arts and Media
JCU offers courses in media arts, innovation, music, sound and moving image, photomedia, media design, and the visual arts.
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JCU's Education degrees offer a world of opportunities, whether you plan a teaching career in an urban, rural, remote setting, or travelling the world.
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Engineering & Planning
Engineering design, project management, team work and effective communication are incorporated throughout the program. JCU graduates are highly sought after by employers.
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Healthcare Sciences
At JCU we have cutting-edge facilities and clinics to support our students studying Healthcare Sciences.
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Law & Governance
JCU provides students with a solid foundation in traditional law subjects, along with a broad-ranging elective program.
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Medicine, Dentistry & Pharmacy
Our courses are designed to make a difference to the unique health issues facing northern Australia and the tropics. However, our graduates go further than that – pursuing career goals all over the world.
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Nursing & Midwifery
JCU offers courses that reflect our commitment to the wellbeing of rural, remote, tropical and Indigenous communities and our graduates are highly valued throughout Australia and overseas.
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Australian Psychological Society accredited 3-year and 4-year undergraduate psychology programs, and excellent, integrated postgraduate professional coursework.
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JCU enjoys an international reputation in several areas of science, including tropical biology and conservation biology, earth science, environmental science and marine science.
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Veterinary & Medical Sciences
Students at JCU benefit from our extensive research expertise in tropical animal and veterinary science and have access to JCU’s own cattle station at nearby Charters Towers, Fletcherview.