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10 most popular uni courses in 2022

16 Feb 2022

Year 12 students from the class of 2021 are heading to university and we've compiled a list of the most in-demand courses. Medicine and Business are top of the list!

Here are the top 10 most popular courses among UAC applicants in 2022.

Rank Institution Course Number of first preferences*
1UNSW SydneyBachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine
1,578
2University of Newcastle/University of New EnglandBachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine (Joint Medical Program)1,049
3University of Technology SydneyBachelor of Business949
4Western Sydney University/Charles Sturt UniversityDoctor of Medicine (Joint Program)940
5University of SydneyBachelor of Arts830
6University of Technology SydneyBachelor of Nursing822
7University of SydneyBachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws710
8UNSW SydneyDouble Commerce646
9University of SydneyBachelor of Commerce630
10University of SydneyBachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine561

*Includes all domestic undergraduate applicants who applied through UAC; excludes international students.