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2020 International student guide When your potential is multiplied by a university built for collaboration, anything can be achieved. That’s YOU to the power of us
At Macquarie, we have discovered the human equation for success. By knocking down the walls between departments, and uniting the powerhouses of research and industry, human collaboration can flourish. This is the exponential power of our collective, where potential is multiplied by a campus and curriculum designed to foster collaboration for the benefit of everyone. Because we believe when we all work together, we multiply our ability to achieve remarkable things. That’s YOU to the power of us
4 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Questions? Ask us anything … PHOTO: DESTINATION NSW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Degrees, entry requirements, fees and general enquiries: • chat live by clicking on the chat icon on any degree page • ask us a question at firstname.lastname@example.org • call us on +61 2 9850 7346.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 5 Contents MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY AT A GLANCE 6 STUDY IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 8 WHERE ARE WE? 10 MAKE YOUR DREAM CAREER A REALITY 14 PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE, LEADERSHIP AND EXCHANGE 16 OUR GLOBAL ALUMNI NETWORK 18 OUR CAMPUS 22 WORLD-LEADING FACILITIES 24 CAMPUS LIFE 26 SUPPORT AND SERVICES 28 STUDENT ACCOMMODATION 30 SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT 32 1 YEAR MASTER DEGREES 36 DOUBLE DEGREES 38 FIND YOUR COURSE 42 ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 44 BUSINESS 48 EDUCATION 58 ENGINEERING 62 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES 64 LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS 68 LAW 70 MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS AND PERFORMING ARTS 72 MEDICINE AND HEALTH 74 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE 78 SCIENCE 80 SECURITY, INTELLIGENCE AND CRIMINOLOGY 84 HIGHER DEGREE RESEARCH 86 MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 88 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS 90 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 92 POSTGRADUATE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 98 ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS 100 STUDY ABROAD AND EXCHANGE 102 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 103 GLOSSARY OF TERMS 104 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION FORM 105 IMPORTANT DATES 111
6 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Macquarie University at a glance THE EXPONENTIAL POWER OF OUR COLLECTIVE RANKED #1 11 SUBJECTS RANKED TOP 1% IN AUSTRALIA RANKED IN OF WORLD FOR GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT THE TOP 100 UNIVERSITIES GLOBALLY RATE (QS World University Rankings, 2019) (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018) (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2019) MORE THAN 2500 MORE THAN 30,000 AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST RANGE WORK PLACEMENTS PARTNER ORGANISATIONS across Australia and around the world, giving OF 1 YEAR MASTER DEGREES or community experiences through our you access to valuable industry contacts and 40+ degrees from 11 study areas PACE (Professional and Community helping you develop the employability skills Engagement) partnerships to jump-start your career
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 7 $1 BILLION INVESTED TO CREATE HEART OF SYDNEY'S 100 PERCENT OF A COLLABORATIVE CAMPUS FASTEST-GROWING RESEARCH ACTIVITY with world-class facilities and infrastructure BUSINESS REGION rated at world standard or above only 15 kilometres from the Sydney CBD (Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation) 5 QS STARS 190,000 ALUMNI IN OUR AUSTRALIA’S FIRST FULLY in teaching, employability, research, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY INTEGRATED HEALTH PRECINCT facilities, internationalisation, innovation, from more than 140 countries centred around our on-campus hospital inclusiveness and specialist criteria (QS Stars University Ratings, 2019) MORE THAN 44,000 MORE THAN 150 220+ BACHELOR CONNECTED STUDENTS PARTNER UNIVERSITIES AND MASTER DEGREES including more than 10,000 international for student exchange in more many of which are designed in students from more than 140 countries than 40 countries collaboration with industry
8 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Sydney has something for everyone – from the iconic Sydney Harbour and more than 100 beaches, to picturesque mountains and arts and cultural festivals. Study in Sydney, Australia A DESTINATION LIKE NO OTHER Bondi Beach, Australia’s most famous beach
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 9 If you are looking for a safe and friendly destination offering a dynamic, multicultural experience while you study, look no SYDNEY IS RANKED further than Sydney. The oldest and most populous city in Australia, Sydney is TOP 10 BEST STUDENT CITIES the country’s economic and financial hub, and is home to the IN THE WORLD regional headquarters of around 500 multinational companies. QS Best Student Cities, 2018 Wherever you choose to develop your career, Sydney is the perfect place to start. TOP 10 Australia is famous for its relaxed lifestyle, astounding SAFEST CITIES landscapes and high standards – particularly in education and IN THE WORLD The Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare. First inhabited by Indigenous people at least 50,000 Safe Cities Index, 2017 years ago, Australia has attracted people from more than 190 countries to study and migrate. Wherever you come from, you “I love the liveliness in Sydney – there’s are likely to find people from your country who have made their a buzz whenever you go to the city and home ‘Down Under’. there’s always something to do. I enjoy WELCOME TO OUR HOME going to Circular Quay and watching Located only 15 kilometres from Sydney’s central business the sun set next to the Harbour Bridge district, Macquarie is easily accessible by public transport, with and Sydney Opera House. I don’t think our own on-campus train station. We offer our students a full I’d ever get sick of it!” accommodation service, including free airport pickup when you Melissa Gojer first arrive. You will also be able to settle in and make new friends BACHELOR OF COMMERCE before classes start during our international orientation program. INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GRADUATE FROM INDIA SYDNEY WEATHER SUMMER AUTUMN WINTER SPRING (DEC–FEB) (MAR–MAY) (JUN–AUG) (SEP–NOV) 19 – 26°C 15 – 22°C 9 – 17°C 11 – 23°C 66 – 78°F 58 – 72°F 48 – 63°F 52 – 73°F Average temperature ranges.
10 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 45 km Central Coast Macquarie University is located just 15 kilometres from Sydney’s city centre in one of the largest business and technology precincts in the Southern Hemisphere. Ku-ring-gai National Park Where are we? OUR LOCATION IN SYDNEY Hornsby Macquarie Shopping Centre The Hills District Macquarie Featherdale Business Park Wildlife Park Chatswood Macquarie Park Innovation Blue District Mountains North 100 km Parramatta Sydney Business Taronga Zoo District Central Business Sydney District Olympic Park Sydney DESTINATION FROM MACQUARIE DISTANCE (KM) DISTANCE (MILES) City Campus Central business district 15 12 Bondi Beach Airport 25 17 Bondi Beach 25 16 Airport Sydney Map not to scale.
3 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 11 1 4 2 5 1. SYDNEY HARBOUR 2. TARONGA ZOO 3. BONDI BEACH 4. MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY LAKE 5. MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY STATION
It’s our mission at Macquarie to prepare you for the future – whatever it’s going to look like for you. With experts predicting that by 2025 around 50 per cent of jobs as we know them today won’t exist, it’s vital that when you graduate you have a skill set that allows you to reinvent yourself in any industry. So we’ll encourage and support you to develop your practical know-how alongside your technical skills, grab opportunities to experience new things here in Australia and across the globe, get as much hands-on experience as you can, and network with our industry and community partners. That’s YOU to the power of us
FUTURE SUCCESS SECURED FOR
14 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Make your dream career a reality MULTIPLY YOUR EMPLOYABILITY SECURE YOUR FUTURE INDUSTRY-RELEVANT DEGREES A career that is both rewarding and makes The world is changing at a rapid pace. a measurable difference in the world is the The employability skills that were sought dream of many. At Macquarie, we provide after two years ago may not be so well you with the necessary building blocks to set regarded or even necessary in five or your dream in motion – just one of the many 10 years’ time. So that our degrees equip reasons why Macquarie is ranked in the you with skills for the future, we design top 10 in Australia for graduate employment. many of them in consultation with industry. This means we can respond to the needs of STEPPING STONES TO YOUR CAREER industry in real time, and you’ll develop the To help you succeed, we’ve established a set most relevant skills. of career accelerator initiatives through which we’ll educate, enable and empower WHAT EMPLOYERS WANT you to launch your career in whatever field Our degrees are not only backed by industry, ignites your passion. they also provide practical real-world Our career accelerator initiatives ensure learning – learning that’s facilitated through that by the time you graduate you’re our unique programs. For example, our irresistible to employers. The initiatives award-winning Global Leadership Program is are built around three key stages: recognised as Australia’s flagship leadership program in a tertiary setting. Our PACE • Educate – we’ll help you determine what (Professional and Community Engagement) type of career is the best fit for you, provide program – the only one of its kind in you with advice about what employers Australia – gives you practical experience expect of you and help you develop your that’s fully integrated into your degree. career management skills. And our Student Exchange program – one • Enable – we’ll work with you to secure of the best in Australia – allows you to gain a placement in a work or community academic credit at one of our 150 global setting. Placements can include paid partners, along with job-ready skills before and unpaid internships, uni vacation you graduate. All this practical learning arrangements or degree-based work ensures you graduate with the skills and experience. They can be short term experience that employers are looking for. – running for a couple of months – or long term across a year or more. • Empower – we’ll work with you following your placement to reflect on your experience, help you build your résumé and online profile, workshop your interview skills and provide advice about building your networks – all in preparation for you to start your career.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 15 “My placement with Johnson & Johnson gave me great insight into the medical devices industry and the important role healthcare clinicians play behind the scenes. I attended multiple theatre cases with clinical specialists who use their expertise to assist surgeons in their operation or installation of medical devices. Being able to talk to many different healthcare professionals has allowed me to better explore my future career.” Jordan Griffiths BACHELOR OF CLINICAL SCIENCE
16 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Studying at Macquarie will give you more than just a degree; it will provide a life-changing experience and build the foundations for a satisfying career. Practical experience, leadership and exchange A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY AWAITS YOU PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD OUTBOUND EXCHANGE Macquarie’s award-winning PACE The Global Leadership Program (GLP) has Going on exchange is a great opportunity (Professional and Community Engagement) been recognised as Australia’s flagship to differentiate yourself, increase the value program gives you practical experience tertiary global leadership program, receiving of your degree and build an international working with one of our Australian or the prestigious Institute of International professional network while exploring international partners as part of your course. Education award for Innovation in the world. As an international student at PACE can help open doors to an exciting International Education – Internationalising Macquarie, you will have the opportunity to career. You will be taken beyond the classroom the Campus. Macquarie is the first university in become even more of a global citizen through and into the real world! With PACE you could: the Southern Hemisphere to receive the award. travelling to our partner universities as part • do an internship with a corporate giant The GLP – the only extracurricular program of our Student Exchange program. • travel internationally and help communities that can be put on your transcript – provides You can choose to study overseas for just a overseas create sustainable change you with outstanding opportunities to few weeks, a whole session or even a year enhance your study experience by developing at more than 150 partner universities in • solve problems as part of a virtual important leadership and intercultural skills. more than 40 countries. We will support project team You will also develop relationships to grow your globe-trekking ambitions by providing • support a not-for-profit organisation your network. access to support funds and resources. to maximise its impact. mq.edu.au/glp students.mq.edu.au/exchange The PACE opportunities are endless and will equip you for the dynamic world of work and a life of ethical and engaged citizenship. pace.mq.edu.au
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 17 “The mechanical engineering program at Macquarie is helping me achieve my ambition of becoming a motorsport engineer. My recent PACE experience – being team leader of the MQ Speed team, which competed in the World Human Powered Speed Challenge at Battle Mountain in Nevada – gave me the most amazing opportunity to apply the knowledge that I’ve obtained in the classroom in a real‑world environment.” Timothy Jellema BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) AWARD-WINNING EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAMS 2017 AAUT AWARD PROGRAMS THAT ENHANCE LEARNING WINNER PACE 2017 AFR HIGHER EDUCATION AWARD EMPLOYABILITY WINNER PACE 2017 ATEM AWARD COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT HIGHLY COMMENDED PACE INTERNATIONAL 2018 STUDY NSW AWARD COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WINNER GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
18 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Our global alumni network MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY PRODUCES HIGHLY EMPLOYABLE GRADUATES Our graduates work for some of the most recognisable global brands: • Alibaba • ICBC • Amazon • Intel • American Express • JD.COM • Apple • Johnson & Johnson • AT&T • JPMorgan Chase • Bank of America • Korea Exchange Bank • Bank of China • Kraft Foods Group • Baxter • L’Oréal • Boeing • Lenovo • Broadcom • Maritime Bank • Campbell • Marriott International • Cathay Pacific Airways • Marsh & McLennan • CBRE Philippines • MasterCard • Cheung Kong Infrastructure • McGraw Hill Financial • Chevron • Microsoft • CIMB Group • Motorola Solutions • Cisco Systems • News Corp Australia • Citigroup • Nike • Coca-Cola • PepsiCo • Cochlear • Pertamina • Commonwealth Bank • Petronas • CPB Contractors • Pfizer • Discovery Communications • Procter & Gamble • Dong-A Pharmaceutical • Rio Tinto • DuPont • eBay • SAP • Estée Lauder • Siam Commercial Bank • Eximbank • Sina • Expedia • Singapore Airlines • Exxon Mobil • SingTel • Facebook • Telekom Malaysia • FedEx • Tencent • Ford • The Times of India • Gap • Twitter • General Motors • Visa • Google • VPBank • Hilton • Western Union • Hindustan Unilever • Wipro Technologies • HP • World Bank • Huawei • WWF Philippines • IBM • Xerox
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 19 “When faced with a problem, a group of people with a homogeneous way of thinking might come up with a solution very quickly. But when the group consists of people from different countries, genders, faiths and backgrounds, the result will be a powerful solution where every iteration has been discussed – thus making it possible to find the best result. This is the true value of diversity.” Enrique Vargas del Campo SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER, GOOGLE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS GRADUATE
Macquarie is uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct. Such a location enables you to connect with future employers in some of the country’s leading organisations while you’re studying. Macquarie is also home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities through which you’ll connect with innovative teachers and researchers to achieve extraordinary things. We also connect you with your peers through student and sport clubs, and provide you with a comprehensive support system. That’s YOU to the power of us
A CAMPUS BUILT FOR
22 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Our campus LOCATED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MACQUARIE PARK INNOVATION DISTRICT A CULTURE OF COLLABORATION ON-CAMPUS INNOVATION HUB Macquarie is a key partner in the Macquarie Park Innovation Our on-campus incubator is a vibrant space where you can focus on District (MPID) – Australia’s premier innovation hub. Home to more a business idea. Researchers, small and medium-sized enterprises than 180 large international organisations – including 12 of the (SMEs), entrepreneurs and start-ups all use the space, so you’ll be top 100 global companies and 200 small businesses – the vibrant in close proximity to an energetic start-up community. Using our technology park is set to transform the way collaboration and corporate links, you’ll be able to connect with businesses to help innovation is catalysed. accelerate your ideas and gain exposure to more opportunities. You can also participate in entrepreneurial programs, international BUILD YOUR NETWORKS exchange programs and events such as pitch competitions, speaker Could there be a better way to connect with future employers series and networking events with industry experts. in some of the country’s leading organisations than by studying alongside them? You’ll get first-hand exposure to ideation processes, and have access to MPID’s Incubators, innovation spaces and dynamic events program. Each bring together students, industry, entrepreneurs and researchers to create innovative solutions to some of our greatest challenges. As a Macquarie student, you’ll be in a prime position to network with some of the best entrepreneurial minds and truly think outside the box. MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY CITY CAMPUS PHILIPS ORIX MICROSOFT CSIRO JOHNSON & JOHNSON OPTUS ABBOTT CANON AMP CAPITAL TRAIN STATION MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE FUJITSU MACQUARIE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (MGSM) MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY LAKE MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 23 MORE THAN 300 LEADING COMPANIES ARE LOCATED ON OR AROUND THE MACQUARIE CAMPUS, INCLUDING: • 3M AUSTRALIA • COMMONWEALTH BANK • HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS • NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK • ABBOTT • CSIRO • HONEYWELL • OPTUS • AMP CAPITAL • DELOITTE • HUAWEI • ORIX • ASTRA ZENECA • ERICSSON • HYUNDAI • PHILIPS • CANON • FOXTEL • JOHNSON & JOHNSON • SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC • CITI • FUJITSU • KONICA MINOLTA • SONY • COCHLEAR • GLAXOSMITHKLINE • MICROSOFT • WESFARMERS COCHLEAR AUSTRALIAN HEARING HUB MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY INCUBATOR LIBRARY CAMPUS COMMON VILLAGE ACCOMMODATION MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY SPORT AND AQUATIC CENTRE 450m
24 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Macquarie is home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities through which you’ll connect with pioneering teachers and researchers to achieve extraordinary things. World-leading facilities EXTRAORDINARY COLLABORATIONS REQUIRE AN EXCEPTIONAL HOME A PLACE OF INNOVATION Undertake a health, medical or psychology course and you could be studying alongside experts from MQ Health and Cochlear, or within our Simulation Hub. Or are you interested in cyber crime? You may have opportunities to learn from academics and industry professionals within our Cyber Security Hub. For media students, there’s our Futures Lab, and science students have access to some of the best labs in Asia-Pacific. And, regardless of which course you undertake, if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll find inspiration and support in our new incubator. MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY INCUBATOR The Incubator is Macquarie’s hub for entrepreneurship, offering innovative programs and support to help you turn your idea into a business. MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL Australia’s first not-for-profit teaching hospital on a university campus, Macquarie University Hospital is redefining healthcare excellence. By combining the best available knowledge and expertise, this facility ensures patients receive a comprehensive and integrated healthcare service. The hospital is part of MQ Health, Australia’s first fully integrated academic health science centre under a university’s leadership. Bringing together this state‑of‑the‑art hospital and the Macquarie University Incubator University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, MQ Health aims to provide you with a practical learning experience, as well as improve the lives of patients and the broader community by integrating world-class research, clinical care and education. COCHLEAR Macquarie is home to the world headquarters and principal manufacturing facilities of Cochlear. As the leading global expert in implantable hearing solutions, Cochlear is dedicated to bringing the gift of sound to people all over the world. Its location on our campus facilitates outstanding research–industry partnerships that are continually driving innovation for the benefit of people across the globe.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 25 Simulation Hub Macquarie University Hospital OPTUS MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY CYBER SECURITY HUB FINANCE DECISION LAB The Cyber Security Hub provides expertise around the causes, Our Finance Decision Lab facilitates collaboration with industry, effects, operations and motivations of cyber crime, as well as its regulators, governments and leading overseas universities to ensure implications for government, business and individual citizens. research outcomes are robust, realistic and relevant. SIMULATION HUB FUTURES LAB The Simulation Hub enables leading experts from the University The state-of-the-art Futures Lab is home to the latest in and industry to collaborate on translational research across a wide networked digital media production technologies, and mirrors the range of disciplines. It houses simulation labs for driving; home, platforms and systems in use by major broadcasters and online work and recreation; flight; motion capture; and virtual reality. media outlets internationally.
26 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU University is about much more than graduating with a degree. It’s also about awakening your adventurous side and trying new things, creating networks on campus and around the globe and, importantly, making friendships that can last a lifetime. Campus life GET SERIOUS ABOUT HAVING FUN CONNECT WITH YOUR PEERS GET INVOLVED Student life isn’t all about classrooms You’ll always find something of interest at and exams. It’s also about making new Macquarie, whether it’s movie screenings, friends, enjoying new experiences and cultural festivals, theatre performances, learning about diverse cultures. With more art exhibitions or our annual music festival. than 130 student groups and sport clubs, Macquarie offers ample opportunity to PLAY HARD OR JUST FOR FUN meet new people, experience other cultures, If you enjoy fitness or team sports, become test ideas and develop personal skills – a MacWarrior and join one of our social sport communication and teamwork, for example. competitions or sport clubs. Competitions run each session and include sports such STAY IN SHAPE as basketball, futsal, netball and touch Macquarie’s sport facilities are some of football. Our sport clubs also offer a range of the best university facilities in Australia. competitive and beginner programs in AFL, We offer a state-of-the-art health club; cheerleading, cricket, dance, fencing, hockey, heated 50-metre outdoor and 25-metre quidditch, rowing, rugby union, scuba diving, indoor swimming pools; football and skiing and snowboarding, soccer, squash, soccer fields; tennis, basketball and squash table tennis, ultimate frisbee and water polo. courts; a martial arts area; a gymnastics hall; and more. FEED YOUR BRAIN AND YOUR BODY JOIN THE COMMUNITY When you’re a busy uni student, you need As a graduate, you’ll become part to have the right fuel to optimise your of the global Macquarie alumni study, work and play. With this in mind, we community, giving you inside access offer a range of on-campus food options to exclusive events, lifelong learning that will keep your mind alert and your opportunities, career counselling body nourished. With tasty options from services and discounts on the all corners of the globe, you’ll be spoiled for amenities you’ve grown to love as choice when it comes to feeding your hungry a student. tummy. And, if you’ve got a craving for something not on campus, you’re only a short Find out more at walk away from the nearby shopping centre. mq.edu.au/alumni Macquarie Active Zone Experience (MAZE) Find out more at campuslife.mq.edu.au
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 27 Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre Macquarie University Lakeside
28 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Support and services WE’RE HERE FOR YOU LEARN THE WAY YOU WANT GET THE INSIDE SCOOP MUSE (Macquarie University Spatial The Macquarie University Mentors program Experience) is a social learning space where is one of Australia’s longest-running the atmosphere of a group hangout runs peer‑support programs. Mentors are current head first into the quiet study ambience of students who can help you find your way the library. Supporting students who learn in around the campus, and give you tips about many different ways, each of the three levels how to make friends and settle into the in MUSE allows individual study to coexist Macquarie community. You can select your with group work. mentor once you enrol and connect with mq.edu.au/muse them during O Week. mq.edu.au/mentors STAY IN THE BEST OF HEALTH Macquarie offers a suite of health and CRUNCH THE NUMBERS wellbeing services – counselling, disability, Through the Numeracy Centre, we offer welfare, advocacy, medical and religious assistance with mathematics and statistics. support – that you can take advantage of You can choose from a free drop-in service, at any time during your studies. weekly workshops for some first-year mq.edu.au/campus-wellbeing degrees, bridging programs, preparatory courses and some online resources. MORE THAN JUST BOOKS maths.mq.edu.au/numeracy Macquarie University library provides access to millions of print and electronic resources. BRUSH UP ON YOUR LEARNING SKILLS It features group and quiet study areas; Macquarie offers individual consultations, computers, printers and copiers; presentation free workshops and online resources to help practice pods; a café; and you with academic writing, referencing, exam high-tech robotic cranes that deliver your strategies and more. books in minutes. mq.edu.au/learningskills mq.edu.au/library START YOUR CAREER CELEBRATE DIVERSITY The Career and Employment Service can help Macquarie is an inclusive and diverse you prepare a résumé, identify career options campus with students from more than and the skills necessary for your chosen 140 countries. We offer specific support career, and connect you with employers and services to students from culturally diverse industry bodies. backgrounds, students with disability, mq.edu.au/careers Indigenous students and LGBTQI students. mq.edu.au/diversity-and-inclusion MOVING TO STUDY Macquarie offers an array of safe, supportive GET READY AT O WEEK and friendly accommodation options to Orientation Week – or ‘O Week’ – is held suit all needs – university housing, residential the week before classes start. You can find colleges, self-contained studios, apartments out about student groups, support services and private listings. Accommodation Services and extracurricular programs. has dedicated staff to provide support during mq.edu.au/orientation your transition to university. mq.edu.au/accommodation Find out more mq.edu.au/support
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 29 “For lots of new international students, uni can be quite daunting. Your mentor will guide you through any challenging experiences, create a fun learning environment and motivate you to be the best version of yourself. For me, being a mentor was the most rewarding and fulfilling experience at uni. I’ve grown substantially as an individual and have formed some valuable connections.” Raphela Jude BACHELOR OF ARTS
30 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Knowing you are safe and supported lets you focus on your studies. At Macquarie, we offer a diverse range of accommodation options to suit every need, as well as dedicated staff to help you transition to university life. Student accommodation WELCOME TO YOUR NEW HOME Safe, supportive and fun accommodation makes all the difference to your university experience. The friendly team at Macquarie Accommodation Services can help you find the best housing options for you, including female-only or male-only accommodation. If you need a temporary place to stay when you first arrive, we can help you with that as well. We will even pick you up from the airport in Sydney – for free. mq.edu.au/accommodation GETTING TO AND FROM CAMPUS Macquarie's campus is located just 15 kilometres from Sydney's city centre. Once you have arrived, you will discover that Sydney's public transport system is safe, efficient and easy to use. Macquarie University even has its own train station, with a new Metro Line. There will be a train leaving every 4 minutes in peak times and no timetable will be needed - you can just turn up and go. The train line connects to Chatswood Station, and from there you can changeover to the city stations (Wynyard, Town Hall and Central). Bus routes also connect the campus to popular Sydney destinations including world-famous Bondi Beach, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Town Hall. transportnsw.info Macquarie University Town Hall (City Centre) Wynyard (City Centre) Central (City Centre) Macquarie Park Wollstonecraft North Sydney Normanhurst Milsons Point Pennant Hills Cheltenham St Leonards North Ryde Chatswood Thornleigh Waverton Artarmon Beecroft Hornsby Epping FREQUENT TRAINS TO THE CITY
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 31 ACCOMMODATION PRICE GUIDE Macquarie University accommodation Weekly cost* (AU$) Twin/share room From $175 Single room with shared bathroom From $225 Standard studio From $387 Single, fully catered college room From $500 Macquarie University Village combines independent, Single, fully catered college room with ensuite From $600 apartment-style living with a busy social events calendar and a 24-hour support network. Enjoy living just minutes from class. *Prices are estimates and may change. Morling Residential College is a 100-bed facility situated Iglu offers modern student accommodation right next to next to Macquarie. It offers a wide range of affordable Chatswood Station, a 10-minute train ride to Macquarie accommodation options, from catered to independent living. University and only 20 minutes to central Sydney. THE PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS THE PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS PHOTO: DAVID ROUSE, PHOTO: DAVID ROUSE, Featuring 22 self-catered, fully furnished, two-storey Robert Menzies College offers both self-catered and fully townhouses, Herring Road Apartments is situated on campus catered accommodation in private, fully furnished study across the road from the Macquarie Centre shopping complex. bedrooms with shared bathrooms or private ensuites. PHOTO: ANTHONY BURNS PHOTO: SHU YEUNG Dunmore Lang College is an all-inclusive college with a strong Located within walking distance to campus, Dayman focus on artistic, recreational and educational pursuits. Full Apartments offers modern facilities and a secure and quiet board options, gym membership and tutoring are included. environment in which to live and study.
32 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Scholarships and financial support FUNDING YOUR POTENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES HOW TO APPLY Each year, Macquarie University awards over Once you have chosen a course, complete $4 million in scholarships and grants. There an application online. Macquarie will is a wide range of scholarships for students assess your application and send an offer from all backgrounds, so be sure to check within two weeks. the website for regular updates, as well as mq.edu.au/international-how-to-apply eligibility and application details. Once you have received your full course offer, AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT apply for the scholarship online. SCHOLARSHIPS mq.edu.au/international/scholarships Macquarie University warmly welcomes recipients of the Australian Government- IMPORTANT funded Australia Awards. You will need your Macquarie student number to complete your scholarship application MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS online. You will receive this number once • Big History Scholarships your course application has been processed. • Country-specific scholarships for Incomplete applications will not be considered. students from many countries • English Language Scholarships • FIRST® Robotics Scholarships • Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships MOBILITY SCHOLARSHIPS We offer generous travel grants for students to travel overseas as part of their course. Find out more mq.edu.au/international-scholarships
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34 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Courses made by You to the power of us. It's our approach to learning inspired by the world of ever-increasing change. Imagine being empowered with greater choice, flexibility and diversity in order to meet this change. Well, that's exactly what we've embodied in our innovative curriculum. More flexible and better aligned to your needs, our curriculum will deliver you a richer experience that will enable you to gain broader or more specialised knowledge in the areas that interest you and empower you to pursue the careers of tomorrow. That’s YOU to the power of us
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36 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU INTRODUCING AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST RANGE OF 1 YEAR MASTER DEGREES It's our mission at Macquarie to prepare our students for the future – whatever it's going to look like. With experts predicting that by 2025, around 50 percent of jobs as we know them today won't exist, it's vital that when you graduate from Macquarie, you have a skillset that allows you to reinvent yourself in any industry. To prepare you for the future, we have created a course structure that allows you to graduate sooner and complete a Master degree in as little as 1 year. Depending on your prior qualifications, work experience, or other recognised prior learning, you may be eligible for a 1-year admission point. The 1-year admission point only requires you to complete the Core Zone units, covering the specific disciplinary or professional requirements of the course. Visit courses.mq.edu.au for more information about our new 1 year Master degrees. SAVE TIME AND MONEY WHEN COMPLETING YOUR STUDIES. WIDE RANGE OF RELEVANT BACHELOR DEGREES FOR ENTRY.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 37 You can choose from a range of 40+ Master degrees to study in 1 year, subject to meeting the entry requirements. Refer to pages 44–85 or visit courses.mq.edu.au for more course information. Business Languages and linguistics Master of Accounting Master of Applied Linguistics Master of Applied Economics Master of Applied Finance Law Master of Business Analytics Master of International Trade and Commerce Law Master of Commerce Master of Laws Master of Finance Master of Forensic Accounting and Financial Crime Media, communications and performing arts Master of International Business Master of Creative Industries Master of Management Master of Creative Writing Master of Marketing Master of Media and Communications Master of Marketing Strategy Psychology and cognitive science Engineering Master of Professional Psychology Master of Engineering in Electronics Engineering Master of Engineering in Networking and Telecommunications Engineering Science Information technologies Master of Applied Statistics Master of Biotechnology Master of Data Science Master of Conservation Biology Master of Information Systems Management Master of Environment Master of Information Technology in Cyber Security Master of Information Technology in Networking Master of Laboratory Analysis, Quality and Management Master of Marine Science and Management Arts and social sciences Master of Radiopharmaceutical Science Master of International Relations Master of Public and Social Policy Security, intelligence and criminology Master of Sustainable Development Master of Counter Terrorism Master of Criminology Education Master of Cyber Security Analysis Master of Education Master of Cybergovernance and Management Master of Educational Leadership Master of Intelligence Master of Early Childhood Master of Security and Strategic Studies
38 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTUNDERGRADUATE MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU COURSES 2019 DOUBLE YOUR EXPERTISE WITH OUR DOUBLE DEGREES THE FUTURE’S IN YOUR HANDS START YOUR CAREER SOONER Macquarie has always considered our students to be co-creators in Double degrees fast-track your study – you usually complete a double their learning. One of the most exciting developments in our new degree one or even two years faster than you would undertaking both curriculum is around your ability to study two degrees at once. degrees on their own. This not only saves you time, but money as well. Interested in studying business administration and arts? How about finance and IT or media and communications with marketing? Or IMPROVE YOUR EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS maybe you’re interested in a less traditional combination – how about science with commerce? We've put together a list of pre-approved Double degrees involve studying two complementary or completely preferred double combinations for you to choose from. different degrees and can increase your career flexibility and lead to greater employment prospects. Visit mq.edu.au/double-degrees for more information about our double degrees*. FEED YOUR CURIOSITY * Some double degree exclusions apply. By undertaking one of our double degrees, you can feed your ^ Each of the listed double degrees on pages 39–40 is registered on CRICOS with the full name curiosity and look at things from multiple perspectives – 'Bachelor/Master of Combined Studies in (chosen combination of areas of study)' all while gaining two high quality qualifications. COMPLETE TWO MASTER DEGREES IN AS LITTLE AS TWO YEARS. COMPLETE TWO BACHELOR DEGREES IN AS LITTLE AS FOUR YEARS.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 39 You can choose from 20+ double Bachelor degree or 60+ double Master degree combinations^. Visit mq.edu.au/double-degrees for more course information. Double bachelor degree Double master degree Bachelor of Applied Finance and Bachelor of Actuarial Studies Master of Applied Economics and Master of International Trade and CRICOS CODE 099516J Commerce Law CRICOS CODE 099565M Bachelor of Applied Finance and Bachelor of Information Technology CRICOS CODE 099523K Master of Applied Linguistics and TESOL and Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies Bachelor of Applied Finance and Bachelor of Professional Accounting CRICOS CODE 099581M CRICOS CODE 099522M Master of Business Analytics and Master of Information Systems Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Administration Management CRICOS CODE 099525G CRICOS CODE 099554C Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce CRICOS CODE 099530M Master of Business Analytics and Master of Information Technology in Cyber Security Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary) CRICOS CODE 099555B CRICOS CODE 099534G Master of Business Analytics and Master of Information Technology in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Networking CRICOS CODE 099535F CRICOS CODE 099556A Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws Master of Commerce and Master of Finance CRICOS CODE 099537D CRICOS CODE 099551F Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Media and Communications Master of Commerce and Master of Forensic Accounting and Financial CRICOS CODE 099539B Crime CRICOS CODE 099541G Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science CRICOS CODE 099540J Master of Commerce and Master of International Business CRICOS CODE 099557M Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Information Technology CRICOS CODE 099527F Master of Commerce and Master of International Relations CRICOS CODE 099542G Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Professional Accounting Master of Commerce and Master of Marketing CRICOS CODE 099526G CRICOS CODE 099600B Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Psychology Master of Commerce and Master of Media and Communications CRICOS CODE 099524J CRICOS CODE 099546C Bachelor of Business Analytics and Bachelor of Applied Finance Master of Conservation Biology and Master of Environment CRICOS CODE 099520B CRICOS CODE 099548A Bachelor of Business Analytics and Bachelor of Professional Accounting Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of Criminology CRICOS CODE 099528E CRICOS CODE 099591J Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology CRICOS CODE 099533G Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of Cyber Security Analysis CRICOS CODE 099592G Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws CRICOS CODE 099538C Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of Intelligence CRICOS CODE 099593G Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Psychology CRICOS CODE 099529D Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of International Relations CRICOS CODE 099561D Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science CRICOS CODE 099531K Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of International Trade and Commerce Law Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Applied Finance CRICOS CODE 099570C CRICOS CODE 099521A Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of Laws Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences and Bachelor of Actuarial Studies CRICOS CODE 099574K CRICOS CODE 099518G Bachelor of Media and Communications and Bachelor of Commerce Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of Public and Social Policy CRICOS CODE 099532J CRICOS CODE 099613G Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Master of Counter Terrorism and Master of Security and Strategic Studies CRICOS CODE 099536E CRICOS CODE 099594F
40 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Double master degree (continued) Double master degree (continued) Master of Creative Industries and Master of International Relations Master of Intelligence and Master of International Trade and Commerce CRICOS CODE 099547B Law CRICOS CODE 099572A Master of Creative Industries and Master of Marketing CRICOS CODE 099601A Master of Intelligence and Master of Laws CRICOS CODE 099576G Master of Creative Industries and Master of Media and Communications CRICOS CODE 099606G Master of Intelligence and Master of Public and Social Policy CRICOS CODE 099616E Master of Criminology and Master of Cyber Security Analysis CRICOS CODE 099586F Master of Intelligence and Master of Security and Strategic Studies CRICOS CODE 099585G Master of Criminology and Master of Intelligence CRICOS CODE 099587E Master of International Business and Master of International Relations CRICOS CODE 099558K Master of Criminology and Master of International Relations CRICOS CODE 099560E Master of International Business and Master of International Trade and Commerce Law Master of Criminology and Master of International Trade and CRICOS CODE 099568G Commerce Law CRICOS CODE 099566K Master of International Business and Master of Marketing CRICOS CODE 099602M Master of Criminology and Master of Laws CRICOS CODE 099567J Master of International Business and Master of Media and Communications Master of Criminology and Master of Public and Social Policy CRICOS CODE 099559J CRICOS CODE 099608E Master of International Relations and Master of International Trade and Master of Criminology and Master of Security and Strategic Studies Commerce Law CRICOS CODE 099588D CRICOS CODE 099569G Master of Cyber Security Analysis and Master of Intelligence Master of International Relations and Master of Marketing CRICOS CODE 099583J CRICOS CODE 099603K Master of Cyber Security Analysis and Master of International Relations Master of International Relations and Master of Media and CRICOS CODE 099562C Communications CRICOS CODE 099607F Master of Cyber Security Analysis and Master of International Trade and Commerce Law Master of International Relations and Master of Public and Social Policy CRICOS CODE 099571B CRICOS CODE 099609D Master of Cyber Security Analysis and Master of Laws Master of International Relations and Master of Security and Strategic CRICOS CODE 099575J Studies CRICOS CODE 099564A Master of Cyber Security Analysis and Master of Public and Social Policy CRICOS CODE 099614G Master of International Relations and Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies CRICOS CODE 099582K Master of Cyber Security Analysis and Master of Security and Strategic Studies Master of International Trade and Commerce Law and Master of Public CRICOS CODE 099584G and Social Policy CRICOS CODE 099610M Master of Environment and Master of Marine Science and Management CRICOS CODE 099549M Master of International Trade and Commerce Law and Master of Security and Strategic Studies Master of Environment and Master of Sustainable Development CRICOS CODE 099573M CRICOS CODE 099550G Master of Laws and Master of Security and Strategic Studies Master of Finance and Master of International Business CRICOS CODE 099599A CRICOS CODE 099552E Master of Marketing and Master of Media and Communications Master of Finance and Master of Marketing CRICOS CODE 099604J CRICOS CODE 099553D Master of Public and Social Policy and Master of Security and Strategic Master of Intelligence and Master of International Relations Studies CRICOS CODE 099563B CRICOS CODE 099617D
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42 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Courses 44 ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 58 EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts (majors available) Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary) (majors available) Bachelor of Ancient History (specialisations available) Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Bachelor of Archaeology (specialisations available) (majors available) Bachelor of International Studies (specialisations available) Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Bachelor of Planning (Specialisations available) Bachelor of Social Science (majors available) Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) Master of International Relations Master of Early Childhood Master of Planning (specialisations: Environmental Law, Master of Education (specialisations: Applied Studies in Environmental Planning, Social Policy and Planning) Education, Bilingual Education, Language and Literacy, Learning Master of Public and Social Policy Technologies and STEM in Education, Special Education Studies) Master of Educational Leadership (specialisations: Early Childhood Education, Higher Education, School Education) 48 BUSINESS Master of Teaching (Birth to Five Years) Bachelor of Actuarial Studies Master of Teaching (Primary) Bachelor of Applied Finance Master of Teaching (Secondary) Bachelor of Business Administration Graduate Certificate of Early Childhood Bachelor of Business Analytics Graduate Certificate of Education Bachelor of Commerce (majors available) Bachelor of Economics 62 ENGINEERING Bachelor of Marketing and Media Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (specialisations available) Bachelor of Professional Accounting Master of Engineering in Electronics Engineering Global Master of Business Administration (Online) (specialisations: Adapting, Analysing, Influencing, Leading, Problem Master of Engineering in Environmental and Safety Engineering Solving, Strategising) Master of Engineering in Networking and Telecommunications Master of Accounting Engineering Master of Accounting and Leadership Master of Engineering Management Master of Actuarial Practice Master of Applied Economics 64 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES Master of Applied Finance Bachelor of Advanced Information Technology Master of Applied Finance (Advanced) (majors available) Master of Banking and Finance (specialisations: Environmental Bachelor of Cyber Security Finance, Financial Management, FinTech) Bachelor of Game Design and Development Master of Business Administration Bachelor of Information Technology (majors available) Master of Business Analytics Master of Data Science Master of Commerce (specialisations: Accounting, Business, Master of Information Systems Management Management and Organisations, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing) Master of Information Technology in Cyber Security Master of Finance Master of Information Technology in Networking Master of Forensic Accounting and Financial Crime Master of International Business 68 LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS Master of Management Bachelor of Linguistics and Language Sciences Master of Marketing (specialisations available) Master of Marketing Strategy Bachelor of Speech and Hearing Sciences Master of Professional Accounting (specialisations: ACCA, CPA) Master of Applied Linguistics Master of Professional Accounting and Leadership Master of Applied Linguistics and TESOL (specialisations: ACCA, CPA) Master of Conference Interpreting Graduate Certificate of Finance Master of Speech and Language Pathology Graduate Certificate of Forensic Accounting Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies Graduate Certificate of Management Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies (Advanced) Graduate Certificate of Management Post-MBA Graduate Certificate of Editing and Electronic Publishing Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance Graduate Certificate of TESOL Graduate Diploma of Forensic Accounting Graduate Diploma of Translating and Interpreting Graduate Diploma of Management Graduate Diploma of Business Psychology
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 43 70 LAW 80 SCIENCE Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Advanced Science (specialisations available) Juris Doctor Bachelor of Biodiversity and Conservation Master of International Trade and Commerce Law Bachelor of Environment (majors available) Master of Laws Bachelor of Marine Science Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (majors available) Bachelor of Science (specialisations available) 72 MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS AND PERFORMING ARTS Master of Applied Statistics Bachelor of Media and Communications (majors available) Master of Biostatistics (Online) Bachelor of Music Master of Biotechnology Master of Creative Industries (specialisations: Creative Master of Biotechnology and Business Sound Production, Screen and Performance Production) Master of Conservation Biology Master of Creative Writing Master of Environment Master of Media and Communications (specialisations: Global Communications, Social Media and Journalism) Master of Laboratory Analysis, Quality and Management Master of Marine Science and Management Master of Radiopharmaceutical Science 74 MEDICINE AND HEALTH Master of Science Innovation in Biodiversity Conservation Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and Management Bachelor of Clinical Science Master of Science Innovation in Chemistry and Biomolecular Bachelor of Human Sciences (majors available) Sciences Bachelor of Medical Sciences (majors available) Master of Science Innovation in Environmental Sciences Doctor of Medicine Master of Science Innovation in Geology and Geophysics Doctor of Physiotherapy Master of Science Innovation in Information Technology Master of Chiropractic Master of Science Innovation in Statistics Master of Clinical Audiology Master of Sustainable Development Master of Public Health Graduate Certificate of Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate of Biostatistics (Online) Graduate Certificate of Conservation Biology 78 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE Graduate Certificate of Environment Bachelor of Cognitive and Brain Sciences Graduate Certificate of Marine Science and Management Bachelor of Psychology Graduate Diploma of Conservation Biology Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) Graduate Diploma of Environment Master of Clinical Neuropsychology Graduate Diploma of Marine Science and Management Master of Clinical Psychology Graduate Diploma of Sustainable Development Master of Organisational Psychology Master of Professional Psychology 84 SECURITY, INTELLIGENCE AND CRIMINOLOGY Bachelor of Security Studies Master of Counter Terrorism Master of Criminology Master of Cyber Security Analysis Master of Intelligence Master of Security and Strategic Studies Master of Cybergovernance and Management Graduate Certificate of Security Studies and Criminology Visit courses.mq.edu.au for more information about our degrees
44 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU Arts and social sciences Arts graduates are highly sought after by employers because arts degrees ensure you develop high-level skills in a range of areas such as problem solving, research, creative thinking and communication – skills essential for success in the 21st century workplace. Macquarie’s arts, humanities and social science degrees allow you to turn your passion into a career by exploring your interests in depth, and by honing your skills and knowledge through internships, practical application and expert teaching. SET YOUR CAREER IN MOTION SECURE YOUR FUTURE Career outcomes • Advocate and lobbyist • Editor and publisher • Aid and development adviser • Environmental planner • Communications coordinator • Gallery or museum curator • Community development • International trade specialist manager • Literary agent • Community liaison officer • Policy consultant • Community outreach • Politician coordinator • Public policy adviser • Cultural heritage specialist • Researcher • Diplomat • Urban planner • Diversity consultant
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2020 MQ.EDU.AU 45 Arts and social sciences Selection Academic Annual CRICOS Bachelor degree Intake Duration rankº IELTS fee~ code Bachelor of Arts 70 6.5 overall February, 3 years $33,000 001357G 6.0 in each July band Majors: • Ancient Egypt and the Near East • Ancient Greece, Rome and Late Antiquity • Ancient Languages • Anthropology • Archaeology • Chinese Studies • Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting • Creative Writing • Criminology • Croatian Studies • Cultural Studies • Education • English • Environment, Society and Law • French and Francophone Studies • Games and Interactivity • Gender Studies • Geography • German Studies • Global Health • Hellenic Studies • Human Geography • Indigenous Studies • Interactive Design • International Communications • International Relations • Italian Studies • Japanese Studies • Journalism and Non-Fiction Writing • Linguistics • Media Studies • Media, Culture and Communications • Media, Technology and the Law • Modern Greek Studies • Modern History • Moving Image and Sound Studies • Music Studies • Performing Arts Industries: Dance, Theatre and Creativity • Philosophy • Polish Studies • Political Economy • Politics • Psychological Science • Public Relations and Social Media • Radio and Podcasting • Refugee Studies • Religion and Society • Russian Studies • Screen Practice and Production • Social Justice • Sociology • Spanish and Latin American Studies • Urban Studies º Selection rank is based on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for students completing an Australian senior secondary qualification. See pages 92-94 for conversions to qualifications in your country or visit mq.edu.au/academic-requirements ~ These fees are indicative only and may change. Double degree options exist for this course. See pages 38-40 for more course options and entry requirements.
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