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UON subjects ranked amongst the best in the world

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UON subjects scored big in the recent QS World University Rankings by Subject. Here is how they ranked: 

Architeture: 45th in the world

UON’s Architecture and Built Environment has a unique forward-thinking focus on managing, designing and planning for resilience in our built environments. We not only teach the art, technology, philosophy and business of architecture, we challenge our students to think laterally and explore their potential as agents for change. UON architects don’t just design and shape the physical spaces of our cities and buildings; they use architecture to stimulate the places where we live and work, find social justice, engage the community and improve our world.

Learn more about the Master of Architecture.

Education: Top 100 in the world

The University of Newcastle (UON) Australia's education discipline has ranked in the top 100 in the world, confirmed by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

If you're a classroom teacher, Deputy Principal or someone with an education background who's always been curious about the connection between theory and practice, then the University of Newcastle (UON) postgraduate programs are a perfect fit.

Our aim is to take you, an engaged practitioner, and turn you into a scholar that can utilise theory and research to affect positive change in the field of education.

Our postgraduate programs are flexible, giving you the freedom to design a program that suits your lifestyle. You can study when and where you want, whether it's online or face-to-face, daytime or evening.

Learn more about our postgraduate education programs:

Engineering: Top 100 in the world

The University of Newcastle (UON) Australia has ranked 30th in the world for mineral and mining engineering and in the top 100 for Civil and Structural Engineering discipline by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

Learn more about our postgraduate engineering programs:

Nursing: Top 100 in the world

The University of Newcastle (UON) Australia’s nursing discipline has been ranked in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, thanks to experienced clinical educators and internationally renowned researchers like Professor Sally Chan, Dean of Nursing and Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery in the Faculty of Health and Medicine.

Through accessing inbound and outbound professional mobility and connection with global leaders across the nursing discipline, the School’s staff and students have an opportunity to consider health related issues in an international context and to expand their educational and research horizons ensuring nuanced and innovative solutions to global health challenges.

Consistently enjoying high employment rates, our graduates are helping to advance nursing both regionally and globally to create a new era of improved health care.

Learn more about our postgraduate nursing programs:

Medicine: Top 150 in the world

The University of Newcastle (UON) Australia’s medicine discipline has ranked in the top 150 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. The School of Medicine and Public Health is renowned for its Joint Medical Program (JMP) and postgraduate programs in population health. The School also has a strong research focus and pioneered the integration of multi-campus university and hospital based-research through the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

Learn more about our postgraduate medicine programs:

Psychology: Top 150 in the world

The University of Newcastle (UON) Australia's psychology discipline has ranked in the top 150 in the world, confirmed by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. The excellent work of UON’s Pyschology researchers and staff is attributed to the ranking improving over 50 places from the top 200 in 2016.

Psychology academics at UON provide world-class mentorship to the discipline’s forthcoming generation of researchers, which aids the continuation of advanced research practices, whilst ensuring academic potential is achieved. An example of this is Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) student, Fatima Azam, receiving the 2016 Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) Peace prize at the 2016 International APS Congress in Melbourne, in recognition of her exploration into the social psychological factors affecting people’s view of societal diversity.

Learn more about our postgraduate psychology programs:

This article relates to the following programs

11249 Master of Applied Management (Nursing) The Master of Applied Management (Nursing) is intended for graduate nurses who wish to further their knowledge and advance their skills in management. The program will be of particular…

12060 Master of Architecture The School of Architecture and Built Environment has developed an innovative approach to architectural education. From the beginning of the program, students work on projects that reflect…

12263 Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) The growing international recognition and popularity of the general hospital doctor known as a ‘hospitalist’ has prompted the University of Newcastle to introduce the Master of Clinical…

10135 Master of Medical Statistics The University of Newcastle’s Master of Medical Statistics will enhance your understanding of statistical theory and methods and how to apply it to problem solving in professional…

12197 Master of Mental Health Nursing The Master of Mental Health Nursing is intended for Registered Nurses wishing to undertake a specialist qualification in Mental Health Nursing. The main focus of the program is on clinical…

11682 Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice) The Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice) program is intended for registered nurses who wish to prepare themselves for leadership in nursing practice and education. The focus is on clinical…

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