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Graduate Outcomes Survey PG 2018

Infographic of the 2018 postgraduate outcomes, see second tab for text version 2018 Postgraduate outcomes infographic

Deakin Postgraduate Outcomes 2018

Data from the Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS), the national census of newly qualified higher education graduates:

  • 1254 (58%) of postgraduate coursework graduates told us what they were doing the year after graduation AND how they felt about Deakin and their course
  • 94% overall employed
  • 85% in full time work within 4-6 months (of those available for full time work)
  • 5% were in full time study
  • 26% of those employed were working multiple jobs
  • 30% working full time are with a new (<12 months) employer
  • 44% found their new job via internet ads
  • They were working in 255 occupations across 188 industries in 16 countries (ABS ANZSIC and ANZSCO Codes)

What our postgraduates thought about their course:

  • 84% overall satisfaction with course quality in 2018
  • 1st in Victoria

Graduate surveys are one way for you to tell us how to improve as a university.

A few of our improvement actions:

  • More industry and work placement opportunities
  • Expanded range of career planning, talent development and recruiting services
  • Targeted support for domestic and international students experiencing difficulties
  • Course planning and development based on student feedback with an emphasis on real world employment skills
  • Dedicated MBA careers consultant

Compare study areas and find out more at QILT (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching) www.qilt.edu.au

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