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Top 10 Universities in Australia 2020

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About QS World University Rankings

The following Top 10 Universities in Australia 2020  are based on world renowned QS World University Rankings system. It is an annual publication  comprised of the global overall university and subject rankings and many other measures. Therefore, it is the most widely read rankings system in the world.
This system provides data and methodical evaluations based on high-quality research and innovative analytics approaches to ensure that potential students receive accurate information.

Australian Rankings

Global Rankings

University

1

29

Australian National University (ANU)

2

38

University of Melbourne

3

42

University of Sydney

4

43

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

5

47

University of Queensland (UQ)

6

58

Monash University

7

86

University of Western Australia (UWA)

8

106

University of Adelaide

9

140

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

10

207

University of Newcastle, Australia (UON)

1. Australian National University (ANU)

About ANU

ANU was established in 1946 as a national research institution. It is located in the heart of the capital of Australia, Canberra. ANU has approximately 20,000 students annually. ANU is also a member of the Group of Eight in Australia.

ANU Rankings

ANU is consistently ranked in the Top universities. Thereby, ensuring high quality education. The university is home to some of the top subjects taught in the world

Program

Subject Ranking in the World

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Philosophy – Science (Honours)

5th

4 Years

AUD$45,864

Bachelor of Health Science

15th

3 Years

AUD$47,880

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

15th

4 Years 

AUD$43,344

If you are interested to know more about studying at ANU, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

2. University of Melbourne

About University of  Melbourne

University of Melbourne is one of the most prestigious public research universities located in Parkville, Melbourne. It was founded in 1853 and therefore, is one of the oldest universities in the country. They have over 52,000 students annually, including 42% International students from over 130 countries. 

University of Melbourne Rankings

The university is a highly reputed institution known for its contribution to society in terms of teaching, learning and research. Some of the Top 100 subjects in the world are taught in the institution:

Program

Subject Ranking in the World

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Juris Doctor (Melbourne Law)

6th

3 years

AUD$41,088

Bachelor of Science in Engineering 

11th

3 Years

AUD$41,912-$45,944

Bachelor of Commerce

16th

3 Years

AUD$41,840-$44,756

If you are interested to know more about studying at University of Melbourne, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

3. University of Sydney

 
About University of Sydney

University of Sydney was founded in 1850 and is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. It offers the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia. The institution is comprised of 9 faculties and university schools through which it offers bachelors, masters and doctoral programs. 

University of Sydney Rankings

The university is regularly ranked in the Top 50 Universities in the world. As of 2020, It is  ranked 1st in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employ-ability making its a prestigious university with a high quality education system. The institution also teaches subjects ranked in the Top 100 worldwide out of which 35 subjects are in the Top 50

Program

Subject Ranking in the World

Duration

Indicative Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

12th

4 years (Full time)

AUD$48,500

Bachelor of Commerce

15th

3 years (Full time)

AUD$44,000 

Bachelor of Psychology

21st

4 years (Full time)

AUD$48,500

If you are interested to know more about studying at University of Sydney, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

4. University of New South Wales (UNSW)

About UNSW

University of New South Wales is a public research university located in Sydney. It was established in 1949 and is one of the leading research universities in Australia. They are continuously inspired to offer a broad range of high quality programs by developing new ideas. UNSW is a member of the Group of Eight and is regularly ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia. 

UNSW Rankings

Program

Subject Ranking in the World

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honors)

12th

4 years 

AUD$47,760

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

15th

3 years

AUD$44,880

Bachelor of Psychological Science

21st

3 years 

AUD$ 47,760

If you are interested to know more about studying at UNSW, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

5. University of Queensland (UQ)

About UQ

University of Queensland is a public research university located in the capital of Queensland. They are the 5th oldest university in Australia. Therefore, it is a leading and highly reputed university in the world. The university accommodates around 54,000 students including around 18,000 international students.

UQ Rankings

UQ is consistently ranked in the top world’s universities and is a founding member of the Group of Eight. It has won more Australian Awards for Teaching than any other university in Australia. As a leading prestigious university, they teach some of the world’s highest ranked subjects:

Program

Global Subject Ranking

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honors)

11th

4 years (Full time)

AUD$43,504

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

19

4 years (Full time)

AUD$32,352

Bachelor of Nursing

21

3 years (Full time)

AUD$34,736

If you are interested to know more about studying at UQ, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

6. Monash University 

About Monash University

Monash University is a public research university established in 1958. It is a member of the Group of Eight as well. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Victoria, therefore, continuously providing top quality education. Also, it is the only Group of Eight University with triple crown International business accreditation within the Faculty of Business and Economics : AACSB,EQUIS and AMBA. 

Monash University Rankings

Monash University is the largest university in Australia and is regularly ranked in the Top 100 universities in the world. The institution is maintaining its position as 66th for Graduate employability. It teaches many subjects ranked in the Top 100 in the world :

Program

Global Subject Ranking

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honors)

3rd

4 years (Full time)

$44,500

Bachelor of Education (Honours)

16th

4.25 years (Full time) 

$34,000

Bachelor of Nursing

17th

3 years (Full time)

$35,000

If  you are interested to know more about studying at Monash University, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

7. University of Western Australia (UWA)

About UWA

UWA is a public research university founded in 1911 and is situated in the Australian state of Western Australia. It is the sixth oldest university in Australia. The university is consistent in setting high standards for other universities to follow in terms of its education levels, recognitions and achievements nationally and internationally.

UWA Rankings

It offers a number of subject teachings ranked in the Top 100 worldwide and in the Top 150. As other universities above, UWA too is a part of the Group of Eight. UWA scored 5-star rating in student demand, Student: Teacher Ratio and Student Retention.

Program

Global Subject Ranking

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Science

4th – Engineering Science

41nd – Psychology

3 years 

AUD $38,600

Bachelor of Physiology (Honours)

22nd

4 years

AUD$41,200

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting 

51- 100

3 years 

AUD $38,600

If you are interested to know more about studying at UWA, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

8. University of Adelaide

About University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide is a public university established in 1874, thereby, making it the third oldest university in Australia. It is well known for high impact research that contributes to the challenges of the world in aim to provide economic and social benefits. There are 21,142 students enrolled in the institution and Malaysian students represent one of the top 8 countries for the international student population in the University.

University of Adelaide Rankings

The university is regularly ranked in the Top 10 in Australia. The institution has a well-established reputation and international recognition for high quality education as well as progressive thinking. Furthermore, they teach a few subjects ranked in the world’s Top 100 :

Program

Global Subject Ranking

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Engineering – Mining (Honors)

26th

4 years (Full time)

$43,000

Bachelor of Nursing

42nd

3 years (Full time)

$35,500

Bachelor of Laws

51 – 100

4 years (Full time)

$41,000

If you are interested to know more about studying at University of Adelaide, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

9. University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

About UTS

UTS was founded in 1988 and is a public research university. The institution is a member of the Australian Technology Network, Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning. Moreover, as of 2019, UTS enrolled 46,159 students including 15,450 international students. 

UTS Rankings

It is ranked 11th in the Top 50 under 50 years university rankings across the world. Over the last 30 years, UTS has presented a steady rise in academics and other achievements. The following are a few of the subjects ranked in the Top 100 globally taught by UTS :

Program

Global Subject Ranking

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Nursing

10th

3 years (Full time)

$38,060

Bachelor of Design in Interior Architecture

23rd

3 years (Full time)

$38,060

Bachelor of Engineering (Honors)

51 – 100

4 years (Full time)

$44,470

If you are interested to know more about studying at UTS, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

10. University of Newcastle Australia (UON)

About UON

The University of Newcastle was established in 1965 and is a public university. It is a member of Universities Australia and  Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As of 2019, UON enrolled approximately 37, 035 students, including 7,082 international students.

UON Rankings 

As a university operating for 55 years, UON has presented tremendous growth over the years.
UON is teaching some of the highly ranked subjects in the world

Program

Global Subject Ranking

Duration

Indicative Annual Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Nursing 

47th

3 years (Full time)

$34,355

Bachelor of Design (Architecture)

51- 100

3 years (Full time)

$30,890

Bachelor Education (Early Childhood and Primary) 

51 – 100

4 years (Full time)

$32,360

If you are interested to know more about studying at UON, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. 

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