The top 3 Architecture and Building unis in Australia for 2017 are

  1. Deakin University
  2. University of New England
  3. University of South Australia

Uni Reviews ranked Australian universities by a formula using:

  • faculty size (student numbers)
  • student satisfaction with architecture and building courses (% satisfied)
  • indicative graduate salaries (based on pay, study and unemployment rates).

Architecture and Building definition

Architecture and Building includes Architecture and Urban Environments, and Building and Construction.

Detailed study areas: Architecture, Urban Design and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Interior and Environmental Design, Building Science and Technology, Building Construction Management, Building Surveying and Building Construction Economics.

Deakin University

The School of Architecture and Built Environment at Deakin tops the subject rankings for Architecture and Building in 2017.

The School has gets solid ratings on all indicators (size, satisfaction and graduate salaries).

University of New England

The Geography and Planning study area at UNE is one of the best in Australia.

Planning students and graduates have the highest satisfaction rate (87%).

University of South Australia

The School of Art, Architecture and Design at UniSA is ranked among the top 3 in Australia for Architecture and Building.

The School is large and achieves a good satisfaction rate (82%).

Overall Rankings

Updated: 31 October 2016

Universities with small sample sizes for satisfaction or salary components are omitted from overall ranking.

1. Architecture and Building Faculty Size

Source: uCube Higher Education Statistics (Category: Architecture and Building)

2. Student Course Satisfaction

Sources: Course Experience Questionnaire (2014-2015), University Experience Survey (2014-2015)

Universities are ranked by student and graduate satisfaction. For further details, see Course Ratings by Students.

3. Indicative Graduate Salaries

Source: Graduate Destinations Survey (2013-2015)

The indicative graduate salary accounts for:

  1. low incomes of unemployed graduates
  2. earnings potential of graduates doing advanced studies.

For further details, see Graduate Salaries by University.