About University of New England
Since it was established, the University of New England has undertaken fundamental and applied research in many disciplines. Its scholars and scientists have established international reputations through their contributions in areas including rural science, agricultural economics, geology, educational administration, linguistics, archaeology. Collaborative research with other institutions, such as the CSIRO, has led to many important projects including participation in Cooperative Research Centres. It is through its research activities that the University is able to assist in the economic, social and cultural advancement of Australia and in the advanced training of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The University seeks to serve regional, national and international communities through the progressive pursuit of excellence in scholarship, research and teaching. In committing itself to this mission, the University of New England uncompromisingly endeavours to build on its strengths and gladly accepts its responsibility to serve the educational, cultural, intellectual and social needs of regional/rural Australia in general, and the New England region in particular.
Total students: 23,000 (27% postgraduate)6
Graduate Satisfaction & Employment
University of New England performs relatively close to average on most postgraduate outcomes and above average in overall satisfaction and teaching quality.
Overall satisfaction1: 88.6% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 75.9% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 78.4% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 81.1% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $78,300 (national average $80,000)
Employer satisfaction7: 83.2% (national average 84.0%)
Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
Applying for postgraduate study
To enrol into postgraduate coursework, you need to apply directly to UNE.
The following information will assist your application process:
Find your course
Find the course you want to study in the Course and Unit Catalogue and read the specifics about the course, including the entry requirements for applicants. (Go to Further information > Entry Requirements)
Check important dates in relation to enrolment, including application closing dates.
Additional forms and supporting documentation
As part of the application process, some courses may require additional supporting documents, auditions or interviews. Make sure you check the application requirements before applying.
- The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
- The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
- The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
- Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.
- The extent to which employers were satisfied with graduates from Australian Catholic University, as per the 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey.