护理（医疗保健） - 专业，就业和薪资
The University of Adelaide (UA) is located in Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia on Australia’s south coast. It was established in 1874, making it one of Australia’s ‘sandstone’ colonial-era universities and the third-oldest in Australia. Aside from its main campus on Adelaide’s North Terrace, it has three suburban campuses (Waite, Thebarton and the National Wine Centre), a rural campus in Roseworthy, and an overseas education centre in Singapore.
UA currently teaches around 27,357 students – 20,005 undergraduate students and 7,352 postgraduate students – from over 90 countries. The university is particularly world-famous for achievements like the discovery of penicillin and the development of Wi-Fi and polymer bank notes.
UA alumni include former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, five Nobel Laureates, more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, and Australia’s first female Supreme Court Judge.
What can I study?
UA offers students a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across five key faculties (and associated schools):
- Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
- Includes the School of Chemical Engineering, School of Computer Science, and more
- Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
- Includes the School of Medicine, School of Psychology, and more
- Faculty of Arts
- Includes the Elder Conservatorium of Music, School of Education, and more
- Faculty of the Professions
- Includes Adelaide Business School, Adelaide Law School, and more
- Faculty of Sciences
- Includes School of Physical Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, and more
As an international undergraduate, you have the flexibility to choose your Bachelor degree from a list of 168 programs. At UA, that opens up a breadth of educational opportunities – from a Bachelor of Global Business or Bachelor of Creative Arts, to a Bachelor of Languages, or a Bachelor of Oral Health. You can even, in some cases, choose to study a double degree.
If you decide to continue on to postgraduate study, you can opt for a course which supports your career ambitions with a Masters or Graduate Diploma (the Postgraduate Coursework program), or undertake a Postgraduate Research degree and pursue a Doctorate in a field like Education, Nursing or Philosophy.
Key benefits of studying at the University of Adelaide
UA is a well-recognised research university, and is responsible for many world-renowned inventions and discoveries. Current Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results state that 82% of UA research is ‘above or well above world standard’ – proving that UA’s commitment to research is as strong as ever.
UA’s North Terrace campus is set in the heart of Adelaide, a coastal city regarded as one of the world’s most liveable and most affordable. UA is footsteps from the Adelaide Botanic Garden and Botanic Park, and is a short walk from Adelaide Oval, a premier venue for live sports. If you choose on-campus accommodation while studying at UA, you will enjoy being caught up in the city’s love for food, wine, and art.
UA is home to more than 130 clubs and societies. You’ll find group interest in gaming, wine-tasting, debating, dancing, yoga, martial arts, and much more. Sports and outdoors lovers have access to nearly 40 different teams and clubs, who are engaged in an array of activities from skiing, to bushwalking, to field hockey. UA also has a state-of-the-art Fitness Hub, which includes fully-equipped gyms, trainers, and group fitness classes.
What are the University of Adelaide’s specialties?
- Ranked 6th in Australia for Medicine and Pharma and 78th in the world (ARWU rankings)
- Ranked in the top 6 in Australia for Life Sciences and 85th in the world (ARWU rankings)
- Ranked in the top 10 in Australia for Social Sciences (ARWU rankings)
- Ranked in the top 6 in Australia for Science (ARWU rankings)
- Ranked 6th in Australia for Engineering and 102nd in the world (ARWU Rankings)
Other important facts
UA is fringed by some of Adelaide’s most important educational and cultural institutions: namely the State Library of South Australia, and the Art Gallery of South Australia. Both will form a crucial part of tertiary study at UA.
UA’s Waite campus hosts the Waite Research Institute, an internationally-recognised body in agricultural research. The Institute is regarded as the ‘pre-eminent plant and agricultural science research site in the southern hemisphere’ - if you’re seeking career in plant science, UA may be your preferred choice!
In 1882, thanks to the visionary work of the university’s first vice-chancellor Doctor Augustus Short, UA became the first Australian university to offer degrees in science. From there, and before 1900, UA expanded its offerings to include degrees in arts, science, law, medicine, philosophy, and more.
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
National ranking: 5 (2019 Times Higher Education)
International ranking: =80 (2019 Times Higher Education)
Motto: ‘I am still learning’
Melbourne’s Monash University was established in 1958 and is the second-oldest university in Victoria behind the University of Melbourne (1853). A major research university, Monash University hosts more than 100 research centres, including the Australian Synchrotron, the Australian Stem Cell Centre, and the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct (STRIP).
Monash University currently teaches around 73,000 students – just over 50,000 of which are undergraduate students – across its four suburban campuses in Victoria: in Clayton, Caulfield, Parkville, and Frankston (Peninsula campus).
Notable Monash University alumni include current and former high-ranking Victorian politicians like Daniel Andrews and Richard Di Natale, the Chief Scientist of Australia, and the first female Chief Justice of Victoria.
What can I study?
Monash University is made up of 10 faculties, which include the university’s teaching and research centres:
- Art, Design & Architecture
- Business & Economics
- Information Technology
- Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
- Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
As an undergraduate, you take on a generalised bachelor degree under Monash University’s Comprehensive courses program. This requires you to choose a broad field of study from five fields – Arts, Business, Commerce, Information Technology or Science – then customise your personal curriculum with additional minor electives. You have the flexibility to choose your major right away or later. Monash University offers major courses in Accounting, Fine Arts, Criminology, Engineering, and many more.
Monash University also offers a range of Specialist courses designed to focus your study on a career path you’ve already decided you want to take. Specialists courses are four-year degrees (three-year bachelor and one year of honours) and can be studied in the fields of law, physiotherapy, engineering, and more.
From there, you have a range of options for postgraduate study and research.
Key benefits of studying at Monash University
The Good Universities Guide 2016 awarded Monash University five-star ratings for staff qualifications, student retention, and research grants.
Monash University is one of only two Australian universities to be ranked in the Mines ParisTech ranking due to the high number of alumni who became Fortune 500 company CEOs. It is also the only Go8 university with three separate international business accreditations within its Business and Economics school (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA). As a result, Monash University is consistently regarded as a preferred university for graduate hiring.
The locations of Monash University’s four campuses offer students the flexibility to balance study and life. The Clayton and Peninsula campuses over several onsite accommodation options, but each campus is situated near affordable and convenient student housing. Whichever campus you choose, you’ll be surrounded by the delights of the world’s most liveable city (crowned seven times by the Economist Intelligence Unit). The Parkville campus, for instance, sits within walking distance of Melbourne CBD.
Monash University operates hundreds of societies and clubs across its four campuses, including arts societies, debating clubs, music clubs, drama clubs, and more. As a student you also have access to exclusive health and fitness services and programs: gyms, fitness and aquatic centres, group fitness classes, and social sports like soccer and Australian Rules Football (AFL).
What are Monash University’s specialties?
- Ranked 1st in Australia for Engineering and Technology (2017-2018 Times Higher Education)
- Ranked 1st in Australia for Chemistry ( 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities)
- Ranked 2nd in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (QS Subject Rankings 2018)
- Ranked 26th in the world for Law (QS Subject Rankings 2018)
Other important facts
Monash University staff produce more than 3,000 research publications each year across 120 research centres and institutes and 150 fields of study. Its work in research has produced several world-grade achievements, including the world’s first IVF pregnancy, the development of an oral malaria medicine, and the discovery of an anti-flu drug.
The Monash University Library has several branches across its campuses, nationally and internationally, with a total collection of more than 3.2 million items. It also has a rare books collection of 100,000 items at the Sir Louis Matheson Library (Clayton campus), featuring English and French literature from the 15th and 17th centuries.
Monash University’s Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School in Suzhou, China is the first Australian university to be granted a licence to operate in the country. It currently offers master’s and PhD degrees in engineering and science. Monash University also operates the IITB-Monash Research Academy in Mumbai, India.
University of New South Wales
Location: Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
National ranking: 6 (2019 Times Higher Education)
International ranking: 96 (2019 Times Higher Education)
Motto: ‘Knowledge by hand and mind’
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney was established in 1949 and is the second-youngest university in the Go8. The main UNSW campus is located around 7 kilometres from Sydney CBD – it has two secondary campuses in Paddington and Canberra (ACT) and other schools and facilities across New South Wales.
UNSW currently teaches around 59,000 students – around 35,000 of which are undergraduate students – and a research community of over 7,000 professionals.
Notable UNSW alumni include the King of Thailand and King of Tonga, current Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison, Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson, and Bob Bellear, Australia’s first indigenous judge.
What can I study?
UNSW is made up of nine faculties:
- Art & Design
- Art and Social Sciences
- Built Environment
- Business School
- Canberra at ADFA (Australian Defence Force Academy)
As an undergraduate, you can choose to study a single bachelor degree across 142 programs, which are divided among the faculties listed above. Most UNSW bachelor degrees take three years of study, but some, like Engineering, require an additional year. You also have the opportunity to supplement your three-year degree with an additional year in the honours program, provided you meet the university’s grade criteria.
You also have the flexibility to study two majors as part of your degree, which involves selecting from two of the faculties listed above. UNSW also offers combined degree programs, which results in you earning two degrees after completing study.
From there, you can continue on to postgraduate coursework for one to two years, or postgraduate research for two to four years to earn a master’s degree or PhD.
Key benefits of studying at the University of New South Wales
UNSW has earned QS Five Star Plus ratings for teaching, research, facilities, internationalisation, inclusiveness, innovation, and employability. Currently it is ranked 24th in the world for employer reputation (QS Graduate Employability Rankings), and 37th in the world for academic reputation (QS World University Rankings).
UNSW offers students a range of award-winning on and off-campus accommodation options, meaning you can live within walking distance of your classrooms and lecture halls while remaining in the thriving social hub of Kensington and close by Sydney CBD. Depending on the program you choose, you also have the opportunity to live by the beach in Coogee or in the very heart of Sydney.
If you choose on-campus accommodation, you will enjoy a suite of inclusions like meals, Wi-Fi, utilities (gas, water), room cleaning, group study rooms, and more.
Across its campuses, UNSW is home to more than 300 societies and clubs. Whether you’re interested in Disney movies, criminology, blues music, literature, Quidditch or dancing, you’ll find a welcoming community looking for enthusiastic new members.
As a student you can become a member of the UNSW Fitness & Aquatic Centre, which is run in conjunction with the YMCA. This gives you access to a gym fully-equipped with weight stations, resistance and cardio machines; a 50-metre indoor swimming pool; and scores of group fitness classes. If you’re interested in sports, you can join weekly friendly netball or futsal (indoor soccer) competitions.
What are the University of New South Wales’ specialties?
- Its Masters of Business of Administration (MBA) program is listed in the top 100 global MBA programs (Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2018)
- Ranked 1st in Australia for Civil and Structural Engineering and 11th in the world (QS Subject Rankings 2018)
- Ranked 4th in Australia for Law and 16th in the world (QS World University Rankings)
- It has nine subjects ranked 1st in Australia by the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018, including: Finance, Water Resources, Mechanical Engineering, Instrument Science and Technology, and Civil Engineering
- It has the highest number of graduates (23%) in Australia’s Top 100 Influential Engineers List 2013 as ranked by Engineers Australia
Other important facts
According to Spear’s Wealth Management Survey (2015), UNSW has produced the most millionaires of any Australian university.
UNSW is part of the Universitas 21 group, a global network of prestigious research universities, and has partnerships with more than 200 universities internationally.