Federation University Australia

World University Rankings 2023
Impact Rankings 2022
Young University Rankings 2022

About Federation University Australia

Federation University - THE Research Hub Profile

Federation University Australia facilitates regionally relevant and internationally recognised world-class research activity in a number of key focus areas.

Our research has a measurable impact on the communities in which we are located and wider society.

We provide excellent support and services for our HDR students. Whether you choose a master’s degree or a doctoral degree, you will find a stimulating and rewarding culture waiting for you.

 As a higher degree by research student at Federation University, you will:

  • Work with academic staff who consistently attract significant research funding and gain quality research outcomes.
  • Undertake professional development throughout your degree focussing on employability.
  • Have the opportunity to participate in industry engagement through internships, scholarships, industry supervisors and collaborative projects.

The University is dedicated to providing excellent support (both academic and wellbeing based) and services to our students, so much so that we have been ranked #1 in Australia for Teaching Quality at a postgraduate level* in the 2021 Good Universities Guide.

Along with our #1 rankings, we have also achieved phenomenal 5-star results in the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia evaluation, where we surpassed world standards in the following fields of research:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Environmental Sciences and Management
  • Nursing
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Services
  • Human Movement and Sports Science.

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Subjects taught at Federation University Australia

  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Physical sciences

    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Life sciences

    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
    • Sport Science
    • Veterinary Science
  • Education

    • Education
  • Law

    • Law
  • Psychology

    • Psychology

Key statistics

  • 22.2
    No. of students per staff
  • 52%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 55 : 45
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 11,684
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings