The top 3 Creative Arts schools in Australia for 2017 are
- Griffith University
- Queensland University of Technology
- RMIT University
Uni Reviews ranked Australian universities by a formula using:
- creative arts school size (student numbers)
- student and graduate satisfaction with creative arts courses (% satisfied)
- indicative graduate salaries (based on pay, study and unemployment rates).
Creative Arts definition
Creative Arts includes Music & Performing Arts, Art & Design.
Detailed study areas: Fine Arts, Photography, Graphic Arts and Design Studies, Textile Design and Fashion Design, Music, Drama and Theatre Studies, and Dance.
The visual and creative arts and music programs at Griffith top the subject rankings for Creative Arts in 2017.
The university is one of the largest in Australia for creative arts (5,212 students) and has a high satisfaction rate (84%).
Queensland University of Technology
The Creative, Design and Performance program at QUT is ranked 2nd in Australia for Creative Arts.
The program is large and achieves a good satisfaction rate (80%).
The Art, Design and Architecture program at RMIT is one of Australia’s top 3 for Creative Arts.
The university has the most creative arts students (7,939).
Updated: 7 November 2016
Universities with small sample sizes for satisfaction or salary components are omitted from overall ranking.
1. Creative Arts School Size
Source: uCube Higher Education Statistics (Category: Creative Arts)
2. Student Course Satisfaction
Sources: Course Experience Questionnaire (2014-2015), University Experience Survey (2014-2015)
* Adjusted to account for higher average satisfaction rates among current students compared to graduates.
Universities are ranked by graduate and student satisfaction, with a downward adjustment for higher average satisfaction rates among current students. For further details, see Course Ratings by Students.
3. Indicative Graduate Salaries
Source: Graduate Destinations Survey (2013-2015)
The indicative graduate salary accounts for:
- low incomes of unemployed graduates
- earnings potential of graduates doing advanced studies.
For further details, see Graduate Salaries by University.