UON subjects ranked amongst the best in the world
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.
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:
- Master of Educational Studies
- Master of Leadership and Management in Education
- Master of Special Education
- Master of Teaching (Primary)
- Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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:
- Master of Applied Management (Nursing)
- Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing
- Master of Mental Health Nursing or Master of Mental Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
- Master of Midwifery Studies
- Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice) or Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
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:
- Master of BioInnovation and Design
- Master of Clinical Epidemiology
- Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management)
- Master of Health Science
- Master of Medical Statistics
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Traumatology
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: