The University of Newcastle, Australia

Student achievements

QILT

The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching website provides prospective students with relevant and transparent information about Australian higher education institutions from the perspective of recent students and graduates.

The website contains information regarding the following categories:

  • Student experience
  • Graduate employment
  • Graduate satisfaction

Information for students who have completed programs associated with the Newcastle Business School is below for the aggregated category of Business and Management, which includes Accounting, Business Management, Sales and Marketing, Management and Commerce, Banking and Finance, and Economics. The data is above the national average.

Ratings for Business and Management category - Undergraduate (2019)

Student experienceGraduate satisfactionGraduate employment
Overall quality of educational experienceOverall satisfactionGraduate employment
NBSNationalNBSNationalNBSNational
77.2%76.9%73.9%77.5%92.8%87.8%

Source: QILT 

Ratings for Business and Management Category - Postgraduate (2019)

Student ExperienceGraduate SatisfactionGraduate Employment
Overall quality of educational experienceOverall satisfactionGraduate employment
NBSNationalNBSNationalNBSNational
81.1%76.4%83.6%82.9%92.9%93.3%

Source: QILT 

Student admissions and progression

Over the last four years (2016-2019), we have seen an increase in overall admissions for the Bachelor of Business and the Bachelor of Commerce, up 26.86% in 2019 when compared to 2016 admissions.

Domestic admissions for the Bachelor of Business have remained steady over the four years period while there has been a small increase in domestic admissions for the Bachelor of Commerce.

The Bachelor of Business has recorded increases in International admissions over the past 4 years with the admissions in 2019 double what they were in 2016. The Bachelor of Commerce recorded increases between 2016-2018 before a minor drop in 2019.

ProgramStudent Type2016201720182019
Bachelor of BusinessDomestic330344347311
International162198315354
Bachelor of CommerceDomestic134164166171
International223261293241

The student success rate for both commencing and continuing students in the Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Commerce programs have remained relatively stable for the past four years, with both programs registering minor increases overall since 2016.

ProgramStudent Type2016201720182019
Bachelor of BusinessCommencing76.45%77.90%82.18%81.93%
Continuing87.29%87.17%88.49%89.38%
Bachelor of CommerceCommencing80.99%82.64%77.50%81.82%
Continuing81.76%85.12%85.16%86.36%