Rankings and reputation

Monash Education rankings and reputation

number one in australia
Number 1 in Australia for Education 1
number fifteen in the world
15th in the world for Education 2
Rated "above world standard" for research 3
eighty percent
80 % of students employed within 4 months 4

Monash Education has a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Our curriculum is diverse and innovative and is developed in response to the needs of our community.

We focus on learning and development, preparing students for a wide range of careers as educators, educational administrators, managers and teachers.

Monash graduates are known for their knowledge, intellectual engagement, skill, innovation and flexibility.

Global rankings

Monash consistently scores in the top five in Australia in the two major global university rankings systems.

Each of these systems rank the performance of a university but measure it in different ways, with a different emphasis placed on academic performance, research and reputation.

QS World Ranking of Universities, by subject 2021
Number 2 in Australia
Number 15 in the World

Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2021
Number 1 in Australia
Number 35 in the World


Monash has practical approach to our teacher education, psychology and counselling courses, with a strong emphasis placed on professional experience and industry partnerships.

Every year the Department of Education and Training issues a survey of recent graduates (QILT).

This survey shows that within four months of completing their degree, more than 80% of our undergraduates had found full time work.


Our research has consistently been ranked "above world standard" by the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) since 2010. ERA results highlight national research strengths in areas of critical economic and social importance across all disciplines. They also highlight the research strengths of individual universities.

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