Top Universities in Australia for Engineering

Rachit Agrawal
Modified on 2017-10-18 in Australia
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Are you planning to do Engineering (Bachelors/Masters) from Australia? Then this post is for you!

You have made the right decision by choosing Australia as it has many engineering courses with strong focus on research and job oriented course training. And comparatively, these courses are less expensive than that of the USA or the UK. Many universities across Australia have been featured among top 50 of the world for a variety of Engineering disciplines.

So..Have you started searching for the right university for you? Feeling like it is tough to find one?? What are the factors you are looking for??

Top Universities in Australia for Engineering

In this post, we are going to list down top 5 Engineering and Technology colleges of Australia, which you should not miss out to consider. If any of these universities meeting all the factors you are looking for, then make sure to apply to the same without a second thought.

1. Australian National University (ANU)

Australian National University (ANU) has been ranked 19 th best university in the world. It is a renowned destination for Engineering aspirants. It is situated in the country’s capital, Canberra and it is the only university developed by the Parliament of Australia. Acquiring ANU degree is regarded as an achievement and is highly acknowledged all over the world. ANU graduates are known to join an elite group of individuals in different parts of the world. It offers various academic programs and courses. If you get into ANU, you get a lot of opportunities to study in many other internationally reputed universities. Wow… Does not that sound so great???

Eligibility Criteria: A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS or 80 in TOEFL

2. University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is presently ranked 42nd best University in the world. It provides world-standard curriculum, flexible degrees and 100 majors to choose from. It possesses an excellent faculty comprising of renowned researchers and industry leaders who have been internationally recognized for their outstanding
achievements. Every year, more than 80% of world’s top organizations personally do visit their campus to recruit students. And the university has Careers & Employment service to assist students to build workplace skills while they are studying. If you are looking for a budget-friendly option, University has got lots of most generous and comprehensive scholarship programs.

Eligibility Criteria: A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS or 79 in TOEFL

3. University of Sydney

The University of Sydney (UoS) is ranked 45th best University all over the globe. Is beauty of the campus, criteria for you to select a college? Then UoS is for you! Because its campus is in the inner-city suburbs and ranked among the top 10 most beautiful Universities in the world. The University has been internationally renowned for its reputation for academic excellence and has remained consistent among Australia’s top 4 Universities. UoS has got the largest University library in the southern hemisphere. It also offers excellent employment as well as career prospects to students after the completion of studies.

Eligibility Criteria: A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS or 85 in TOEFL

4. University of New South Wales (UNSW)

UNSW is ranked 46th best University in the world. It is a founding member of the Group of Eight, that is a coalition of top universities in the nation which has a core focus on research. And it is the first university on the global platform to be acknowledged with a five star plus rating by QS Intelligence Unit in the year 2012 and 2013 respectively. It has been found that LinkedIn’s 30 most in-demand employers do hire more UNSW graduates than that of any other University in Australia. It has been always a leader in encouraging new ideas to promote everlasting engineering education.

Eligibility Criteria: A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS or 90 in TOEFL.

5. University of Queensland (UQ)

The University of Queensland is jointly ranked with UNSW as world 46th best university in the world. It has produced many notable alumni, with popular names such as Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Doherty. Its experienced faculty has won more national awards in comparison to other Australian Universities. It provides world-class learning environments as well as high-quality programs. And it has got Student Services Staff which helps students to manage their person, career, welfare and learning issues. Ultimately, UQ is known for its diversity that it has got approximately 1200 international students from 140 countries. 140 countries??..Yes, you heard it right! Studying in such a diverse environment can be a real life-changing experience!

Eligibility Criteria: A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS or 87 in TOEFL.

You may find that there is n number of options when you search for a University in Australia.But you become successful only when you select the right one which can shape your future in the way you want. So do not forget to consider all the above listed top colleges which have been renowned for quality education and notable alumni.

Hope this post could help you in your search!

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About the Author

Rachit AgrawalRachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.

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