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Boom in business courses masks ‘below average’ science

Australian university students are less likely to study engineering than business or law, despite high market demand and an 88 per cent employment rate for engineering graduates, according to a global education report.

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development says overseas students at Australian universities are “disproportionately more likely” to enrol in engineering or information technology courses than Australians.

In its latest Education at a Glance 2017 report, the OECD analyses global education trends in more than 40 countries, including labour market statistics for tertiary qualifications.

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