Business specialisations cover everything from accounting and finance to entrepreneurship and international trade. A business degree can also provide you flexibility if you decide you want to shift to different industries or roles in the future. According to the Department of Education, business management and commerce degrees have the highest number of enrolments in Australian universities. In Australia, there are one or more business courses at every university or TAFE.
If you’re looking to enrol yourself into a business and management course in Australia, be sure to do your research before choosing a university. Some universities take a more academic approach, while others encourage practical learning.
These ratings are created by The Good Universities Guide and are designed to highlight a universities’ specific strengths — in this instance, we look at graduate salary, full time employment and learning resources for undergraduate business and management degrees. These ratings offer an insight to support and guide your decision-making when choosing a business course in Australia.
This rating compares the median starting salary of graduates from different universities. University of New England in New South Wales has led the way with the highest starting salary of $75,000 while rural uni Federation University students earned $74,000. Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territory scored third place with their graduates earning $71,100.
This rating allows prospective students to analyse the likelihood to secure a full-time job after graduating. It looks at the proportion of graduates who were employed full time four months after completing their course. The ratings revealed that Charles Sturt University took first place, with a score of 90.80%. Following close behind is University of New England who scored the second highest with an employment rate of 90.10%.
This rating explores the extent to which students felt satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution. Learning resources refer to student ratings of resources such as teaching spaces, student spaces, online learning materials and other study equipment. Bond University in Queensland performed the highest with 93.90%, followed by Melbourne’s Deakin University with a score of 90.80%.
You can view how universities rank for Overall Experience here, or make your way through the drop-down Rating type menu to view other categories, such as location and postgraduate level.