The University of Newcastle, Australia

UON postgraduates more likely to get jobs

Monday, 28 September 2015

The significant value of postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle (UON) has been highlighted by a new Careers Graduate Australia report, with UON students gaining more full-time work than the national average across a range of courses.

The 2014 Postgraduate Destinations report revealed that UON postgraduate students were 4% more likely than the national average of 81.9% to gain full-time employment shortly after completing their degrees, with an impressive full-time employment rate of 85.9%.

One hundred percent of Coursework Masters graduates in Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, Aero Engineering and Computer Science gained full-time employment after graduating from UON.

This compares to a national average of only 81.7% of postgraduate students in full-time work following university study.

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