Study a postgraduate degree

Pursue the career you really want with postgraduate study. If you are making a career change or chasing that next promotion, there is a qualification to suit your needs. With over 75 degrees, FEE-HELP options available and the flexibility to shape study around your lifestyle, now is the time to do what’s important to you.

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Why study a postgraduate degree at the University of Newcastle?

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From shifting careers to expanding skillsets, find out from some of our students and alumni why they pursued postgraduate study.

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Advance your career

Looking for a way to stand out in a competitive job market? Postgraduate study helps you to keep on top of emerging trends and develop specialised skills to advance your career. And with 94+% postgraduate employment rate1 - above the national average - our graduates are in demand.

1Overall Employment - postgraduate coursework Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017 - 2019

Take a new direction

With 75+ postgraduate degree programs to choose from, it might be time to take the leap, change things up and pursue your passion. Learn from global leaders and take advantage of our strong connections to industry.

If not now, when?

Flexible study options

With face-to-face, online and mixed-mode delivery available, our flexible postgrad programs can be studied anytime, anywhere. They also provide you the option to translate your real-world experience into course credit.

Earn more

Postgraduates earn more. In 2019, the median salary for an undergraduate bachelor degree holder was $62.6K, compared to $85.3k for postgraduate coursework graduates². If you study with us, the future could be brighter still. Our postgraduates earn a median salary of $92k – well above national average.

² 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey

Connect with industry

We’re the No. 1 University in Australia for industry collaboration³. Take advantage of our industry partnerships and graduate with valuable professional connections.

³ Innovation Connections IC Report 2014 - 2019

Expand your global network

When you graduate, you’ll join our 148,000+ strong global alumni community spanning 144 countries. With networking events, meet-ups and mentoring opportunities, you can connect the dots and grow a global career.

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