The top-ranked Australian universities for postgraduate study in 2022
The 2022 edition of our Australian university ratings are now live! If you’re in the process of selecting a uni for postgraduate study, these ratings can help you get to know your options. No two universities are the same, so choosing the right one for you can be tricky.
Finding the right university and course for you comes down to doing plenty of research. Types of postgraduate degrees include:
Graduate certificates (or postgraduate certificates)
Graduate diplomas (or postgraduate diplomas)
These ratings are created using a combination of resources provided by the Department of Education, Skills & Employment, as well as graduate and student experience surveys in Australia.
Five-star universities in Australia for postgraduate study
The ‘overall experience’ rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience. A five-star rating means the university has fallen in the top 20% of all universities for this rating.
Here are the Australian universities that received a five-star rating for overall experience in postgraduate study:
Our postgraduate ratings provide insights across a range of 8 indicators, which are grouped into two categories: The Student Experience and Graduate Outcomes.
The tables below summarise each ranking type, along with the top university in each. Note that these rankings are simply indicators that you can use to identify and shortlist the right universities to suit your own needs, preferences and circumstances.
The median salary of graduates from different universities
UNSW Sydney — $110,000
The employment rates of graduates from different universities
Charles Darwin University — 94.1%
The Student Experience
For each category in this section, the percentage of students who were satisfied with the university’s performance in the area is noted. For example, if a university achieves 80% for Learner Engagement, this indicates that 80% of students felt they were engaged with learning in their institution.
The proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning in their institution
Bond University — 66.6%
The proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution
Bond University — 89.9%
The proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience
Bond University — 83.1%
The proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies
Bond University — 86.1%
The proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution
Bond University — 85.5%
The proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced
Bond University — 86.7%
Check out the ratings that interest you — you can filter further by study level (undergraduate or postgraduate) and location. Some ratings are also available to filter by field of study.
The best universities in Australia for undergraduate study in 2022