University of New England (Australia)

The University of New England (UNE) is one of the leading research and teaching universities in Australia. It was the first Australian university established outside a capital city.

UNE is Australia 's longest continuous provider of distance education, offering greater flexibility for study via the Internet. It has students all over the world studying by distance education.

The university has the following faculties and schools:
- Faculty of Arts and Sciences (School of Arts; School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences; School of Humanities; School of Environmental and Rural Science; School of Science and Technology)
- Faculty of The Professions (School of Business, Economics and Public Policy; School of Law; School of Education; School of Rural Medicine; School of Health).

The School of Business, Economics and Public Policy offers courses in a wide range of subject areas including Accounting; Finance; Marketing; Management; Human Resource Management; Economics; Agricultural and Resource Economics; Administrative Studies and Leadership; Higher Educational Management and Policy; and School Leadership.

The Graduate School of Business (GSB) offers an internationally recognized Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with majors in Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing, Public Sector Management. The School's programs are accredited with the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI), Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA).

Rankings:

- Placed in the top three universities in terms of generating commercial income from the science it produces and it was recognised in the best teaching category for Science, Computing, Engineering and Agriculture in the Federal Government’s 2009 Learning and Teaching Performance assessment.

- Received 5-star ratings for all three primary categories of students' 'educational experience' in The Good Universities Guide for 2009.

-  Awarded 5 stars for nine out of ten years in the Good Universities Guide for ‘Teaching Quality’ and ‘Graduate Satisfaction’.

- 614th globally in the 2008 Ranking web of World Universities.

- Placed among the Top 100 universities in Asia Pacific, and ranked in the range 402-508th globally in the SJTU's Academic Ranking of World Universities 2007.

- Placed among the top 500 institutions in the world (ARWU 2006).

- Received top rating (five stars) for overall educational experience for the sixth consecutive year (Good Universities Guide for 2005).

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