Australian Humanities Schools Survey Results

By | July 20, 2017

Australian Humanities Schools Survey Results

Students of the humanities have a keen interest in interpersonal and interdisciplinary associations and their collaborative effect on society. Programs in humanities cover a variety of study areas like history, literature, sociology, anthropology, and public relations. A humanities program can train students to take an analytical and critical approach to problem solving. A course in humanities helps students develop a global perspective and a finer appreciation of other cultures.

The survey results show there are a number of different universities at the top of the categories. An example of this is the University of Wollongong which has a positive response rate over 90% for teaching quality and quality of educational experience. In the area of skills development perception there are many universities with good ratings including Curtin University which has a positive response rate of over 90%. The overall satisfaction also has sees many universities at the top with both smaller and larger universities returning high scores.

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UniTeachSkillExpSat
Humanities Schools Student Survey Positive Response %
University of Western Australia90.890.187.594.1
Swinburne University of Technology86.290.379.693.2
Monash University86.490.281.592.3
La Trobe University91.887.683.492.3
University of Queensland88.390.781.992.2
University of the Sunshine Coast91.690.387.991.9
Australian National University88.986.185.791.6
Macquarie University89.191.684.291.4
University of Newcastle88.691.983.991.4
University of Tasmania87.68979.690.8
University of New South Wales88.291.181.890.6
University of Notre Dame93.787.587.389.8
Deakin University84.287.181.689.8
Griffith University87.78984.789.6
University of New England88.486.787.389.3
University of Southern Queensland86.992.984.888.9
University of Sydney87.486.374.788.9
RMIT University82.589.684.188.2
Curtin University86.393.285.188.1
Victoria University88.185.587.988
Charles Sturt University87.181.682.587.8
Murdoch University89.285.185.487.8
Edith Cowan University91.791.286.786.6
University of Technology Sydney85.584.985.586.4
University of Adelaide87.38882.686.2
University of Wollongong95.191.593.786
University of Melbourne90.182.782.185.7
University of Western Sydney82.587.179.284.4
James Cook University85.284.275.984.2
University of South Australia8185.373.884
Flinders University90.183.482.483.9
Queensland University of Technology83.284.981.182.9
Australian Catholic University82.18280.382.7
Federation University85.788.976.281.5
Charles Darwin University85.286.279.481.1
Southern Cross University82.492.57978.8
University of Canberra8788.179.278
CQ University82.978.977.668.4
Bond University0000

Key & Notes

* Teach refers to the student perception of teaching quality and good teaching scale

* Skill refers to the the generic skills scale measuring student perceptions of skills development

* Exp refers to the quality of the educational experience

* Sat refers to the overall satisfaction rate

* 0 zero percentage means no response was returned from this university for this category