University of Melbourne (Australia)

The University of Melbourne (Unimelb) is one of the top ranking universities in Australia and in the world.

The University has the following Faculties and Graduate Schools: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning; Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Economics and Commerce; Melbourne Graduate School of Education; Melbourne School of Engineering; Melbourne School of Land and Environment; Melbourne Law School; Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences; Melbourne School of Graduate Research; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Veterinary Science; Faculty of the VCA and Music.

Ranking Profile:

- The University has jumped to 62nd in the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2010 Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU), a rise of 13 places from last year. The Faculty of Business and Economics became the first and only Australian university to be listed in the Economics and Business category of the subject rankings; it is ranked 2nd in the region. The University is also ranked in the top 100 in three of the five major fields surveyed: it was 41st in Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy; 48th in Life and Agricultural Sciences, and equal with several other international universities in the 52-75 band for Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences, which was the equal best result nationally.

- Ranked 36th in the Times Higher Education-QS (THE-QS) 2009 World University Rankings. It is the only Australian university to have all surveyed disciplines in the Top 30 in the world. It has moved up three spots to 6th in the world for the employability of its graduates in a survey of major global and national employers across both the public and private sectors. It has also received excellent endorsements of its international research standing, ranked by its peers at 20th in a survey of more than 9300 academics around the world. In the subject rankings, University of Melbourne is ranked 13th for Life Sciences & Biomedicine; 17th for Arts & Humanities; 19th for Social Sciences; 23rd for Natural Sciences; 29th for Engineering & IT.

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