Australian University Rankings Guide

Australian Humanities Schools Survey Results

Australian Humanities Schools Survey Results

Students of the humanities have a keen interest in interpersonal and interdisciplinary associations and their collaborative effect on society. Programs in humanities cover a variety of study areas like history, literature, sociology, anthropology, and public relations. A humanities program can train students to take an analytical and critical approach to problem solving. A course in humanities helps students develop a global perspective and a finer appreciation of other cultures.

The survey results show there are a number of different universities at the top of the categories. An example of this is the University of Wollongong which has a positive response rate over 90% for teaching quality and quality of educational experience. In the area of skills development perception there are many universities with good ratings including Curtin University which has a positive response rate of over 90%. The overall satisfaction also has sees many universities at the top with both smaller and larger universities returning high scores.

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Humanities Schools Student Survey Positive Response %
UniTeachSkill ExpSat
University of Western Australia 90.8 90.1 87.5 94.1
Swinburne University of Technology 86.2 90.3 79.6 93.2
Monash University 86.4 90.2 81.5 92.3
La Trobe University 91.8 87.6 83.4 92.3
University of Queensland 88.3 90.7 81.9 92.2
University of the Sunshine Coast 91.6 90.3 87.9 91.9
Australian National University 88.9 86.1 85.7 91.6
Macquarie University 89.1 91.6 84.2 91.4
University of Newcastle 88.6 91.9 83.9 91.4
University of Tasmania 87.6 89 79.6 90.8
University of New South Wales 88.2 91.1 81.8 90.6
University of Notre Dame 93.7 87.5 87.3 89.8
Deakin University 84.2 87.1 81.6 89.8
Griffith University 87.7 89 84.7 89.6
University of New England 88.4 86.7 87.3 89.3
University of Southern Queensland 86.9 92.9 84.8 88.9
University of Sydney 87.4 86.3 74.7 88.9
RMIT University 82.5 89.6 84.1 88.2
Curtin University 86.3 93.2 85.1 88.1
Victoria University 88.1 85.5 87.9 88
Charles Sturt University 87.1 81.6 82.5 87.8
Murdoch University 89.2 85.1 85.4 87.8
Edith Cowan University 91.7 91.2 86.7 86.6
University of Technology Sydney 85.5 84.9 85.5 86.4
University of Adelaide 87.3 88 82.6 86.2
University of Wollongong 95.1 91.5 93.7 86
University of Melbourne 90.1 82.7 82.1 85.7
University of Western Sydney 82.5 87.1 79.2 84.4
James Cook University 85.2 84.2 75.9 84.2
University of South Australia 81 85.3 73.8 84
Flinders University 90.1 83.4 82.4 83.9
Queensland University of Technology 83.2 84.9 81.1 82.9
Australian Catholic University 82.1 82 80.3 82.7
Federation University 85.7 88.9 76.2 81.5
Charles Darwin University 85.2 86.2 79.4 81.1
Southern Cross University 82.4 92.5 79 78.8
University of Canberra 87 88.1 79.2 78
CQ University 82.9 78.9 77.6 68.4
Bond University 0 0 0 0

Key & Notes

* Teach refers to the student perception of teaching quality and good teaching scale

* Skill refers to the the generic skills scale measuring student perceptions of skills development

* Exp refers to the quality of the educational experience

* Sat refers to the overall satisfaction rate

* 0 zero percentage means no response was returned from this university for this category

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