10 most popular uni courses in 2023

27 Jan 2023

Year 12 students from the class of 2022 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 2023.

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
2University of Technology SydneyBachelor of Business877
3University of Newcastle/University of New EnglandBachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine (Joint Medical Program)852
4Western Sydney University/Charles Sturt UniversityDoctor of Medicine (Joint Program)837
5University of SydneyBachelor of Arts755
6University of SydneyBachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws714
7University of SydneyBachelor of Commerce692
8University of Technology SydneyBachelor of Nursing649
9UNSW SydneyDouble Commerce degrees562
10UNSW SydneyBachelor of Science (Computer Science) single and double degrees561

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