Top journalism schools in Australia

February, 2010: The most recent survey shows that Jschool is again among top-ranked journalism schools in Australia, with 100 percent of graduating students giving it “high” or “very high” satisfaction levels.

Jschool is one of only two Australian journalism courses to have received the top rating in the latest comparative survey. Jschool is also the only journalism school to have been Number 1 four years in a row.

Recent survey results

Position Univeristy / College Satisfaction
Prev. year Prev. year %
1 (1) Jschool: Journalism Education & Training 100 (100)
1 (-) Bond University 100
3 (25) University of Newcastle 86 (35)
4 (13) University of Canberra 85 (73)
4 (6) University of the Sunshine Coast 85 (86)
6 (9) University of Western Sydney 82 (78)
6 (7) Edith Cowan University 82 (79)
8 (19) University of Tasmania 81 (58)
9 (1) Charles Sturt University 80 (100)
9 (1) RMIT University 80 (100)
11 (12) Murdoch University 79 (74)
12 (14) Deakin University 78 (72)
13 (14) Monash University 77 (72)
13 (19) University of South Australia 77 (58)
15 (5) University of Technology Sydney 76 (87)
16 (22) Central Queensland University 75 (50)
17 (7) University of Southern Queensland 72 (79)
18 (10) Queensland University of Technology 69 (75)
19 (24) University of Wollongong 67 (44)
20 (21) La Trobe University 64 (53)
21 (4) James Cook University 62 (89)
22 (16) Curtin University 59 (71)
23 (18) Griffith University 57 (64)
24 (23) University of Queensland 42 (45)

 

AVERAGE ‘satisfied’ plus ‘very satisfied’ 70.9
(based on 547 responses)

Satisfaction % indicates percentage of “very satisfied” plus “satisfied”
responses to the question, “Overall, I was satisfied with the quality of
this course.” The percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number.

Figures indicate the survey results for students who have completed
undergraduate-level courses in journalism.

Data are presented where the response rate for an institution’s survey
is at least 4 graduating students. The numbers of students who responded
to each institution’s survey are as follows: Bond 6, Canberra 13, CQU 4,
Curtin 39, CSU 5, Deakin 18, ECU 34, Griffith 53,JCU 13, Jschool 9, La Trobe 14,
Monash 31, Murdoch 19, Newcastle 7, QUT 64, RMIT 25, South Australia 22,
Tasmania 31, UQ 31, USC 13, USQ 18, UTS 46, UWS 11, Wollongong 18.

The figures in brackets indicates the institution’s position or percentage
in the previous year.

Figures for journalism courses at universities have been drawn from the
“Overall Satisfaction Index” dataset for all courses as consolidated by
Graduate Careers Australia, while Jschool’s figures were gathered independently.

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