The top 3 Communications unis in Australia for 2017 are

  1. University of Technology Sydney
  2. Griffith University
  3. University of Melbourne

Universities are ranked by adding scores out of 100 for 3 quality indicators:

  1. Relative size of communications faculty
  2. Course satisfaction ratings (% of recent graduates satisfied with their course overall)
  3. Graduate salaries (adjusted for unemployment).

Communications includes: Audio Visual Studies, Journalism, Written and Verbal Communication.

University of Technology Sydney

The School of Communication at UTS tops the subject rankings for Communications in 2017.

The School is comfortably the largest in Australia.

Griffith University

The Humanities, Languages and Social Science program at Griffith is ranked 2nd in Australia for Communications.

The School has a large number of communications students and a high rate of course satisfaction (85%).

University of Melbourne

The School of Culture and Communication at Melbourne Uni is one of Australia’s top 3 schools for Communications.

The Faculty scores well for course satisfaction (88%) and indicative graduate salary ($39,052).

Overall Rankings

Updated: 5 November 2016

* Combined sample size for student course satisfaction surveys.

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

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.

Indicative Graduate Salaries

Source: Graduate Destinations Survey (2013-2015)

The indicative graduate salary accounts for low incomes of unemployed graduates and potential incomes of students doing postgraduate courses.

For further details, see Graduate Salaries by University.