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Ranking amongst the top 20% of results in the country, we received multiple 5-star ratings in the Good Universities Guide 2022 edition.

Social Equity 24% of students were from low socioeconomic or disadvantaged backgrounds.
Staff Qualification 83% of staff hold a Ph.D, Doctorate by research or Doctorate by coursework.
Overall Experience 76.8% of students were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.
Graduate Salary Graduates earn a median salary of $98,100
Full-Time Employment 90% of graduates are employed full-time four months after completing their course.

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No. 1 ? university in Australia for industry collaboration
94.8% ? of our postgraduate graduates find employment within four months of graduating
$98,100 ? median starting salary for postgraduate employment – above the national average

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

Student and industry experience

Mastering dreams: Azka’s tech company success

Mastering dreams: Azka’s tech company success

When Azka enrolled in a Master of Applied Finance and Master of Business Administration at the University of Newcastle, her dream was to one day work at one of the Big Four banks. Now she is chasing an even bigger dream. And it’s becoming reality.

Luke draws up plans for a future in architectural design

Luke draws up plans for a future in architectural design

Luke always had a passion for architecture, and his studies have allowed him to shape the future of homes and cities.

Nepal trip opens eyes for Architectural graduate

Nepal trip opens eyes for Architectural graduate

Courtney's undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Architecture has fueled her passion in improving the quality of life for others and designing spaces that respond to people and culture.

Tori’s cancer journey inspires her PhD

Tori’s cancer journey inspires her PhD

It's been a challenging journey for Tori, but she hasn't let anything get in the way of achieving what she's capable of.

Postgraduate catapults Jeremy into the field of green tech

Postgraduate catapults Jeremy into the field of green tech

Jeremy's postgraduate studies have provided personal and career growth to equip him for his future.

Engineering a career set to peak

Engineering a career set to peak

A passion discovered in Nepal, pursed at the University of Newcastle.

Studies that prepare a career in business intelligence

Studies that prepare a career in business intelligence

Through gaining coding and analytical skills in her studies, Navneet is prepared for a career in business intelligence.

An essential business opportunity

An essential business opportunity

Discover how Tawfik aims to apply his knowledge from practical experiences into real world situations.

Andrew Overdijk - Master of Special and Inclusive Education, Current Student

The structure of the course provided me with the flexibility I needed to fit in working full time.”

Andrew Overdijk - Master of Special and Inclusive Education, Current Student
Amy Parkinson - Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice), Alumna

We are lifelong learners and I fully believe any sort of postgraduate study is extremely important for healthcare professionals in this day and age.”

Amy Parkinson - Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice), Alumna

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