2021 International student guide - YOU TO THE POWER OF us - Macquarie University

 
2021 International student guide - YOU TO THE POWER OF us - Macquarie University
2021
International
student guide

              When your potential is multiplied
            by a university built for collaboration,
                  anything can be achieved.
                 YOU TO THE POWER OF us
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CONTENTS
Our global reputation                                   4
The Australian advantage                                6
Study in Sydney                                         8
Connected research intelligence                         10
Campus facilities                                       12
Industry connections                                    14
Employability initiatives                               16
Student life                                            18
Accommodation                                           20
Find your course                                        22
     Arts and social sciences
     Business
                                                        28
                                                        34
                                                              At Macquarie, we have discovered
     Education                                          42    the human equation for success.
     Engineering
     Information technologies
                                                        48
                                                        52
                                                              By knocking down the walls
     Languages and linguistics                          56    between departments, and uniting
     Law                                                60    the powerhouses of research and
     Media, communications and performing arts          62
     Medicine and health                                66    industry, human collaboration can
     Psychology and cognitive science                   70    flourish. This is the exponential
     Science                                            74
     Security, intelligence and criminology             78    power of our collective, where
Macquarie University International College              82    potential is multiplied by a campus
English language programs
Higher degree research programs
                                                        86
                                                        88
                                                              and curriculum designed to foster
How to apply                                            92    collaboration for the benefit of
Scholarships and living costs
Academic entry requirements
                                                        93
                                                        94
                                                              everyone. Because we believe when
English language requirements                           99    we all work together, we multiply our
Undergraduate academic entry requirements
Postgraduate academic entry requirements
                                                        100
                                                        102
                                                              ability to achieve remarkable things.
Graduate certificates and graduate diplomas             104

                                                              YOU TO THE POWER OF us
1 year master degrees                                   105
Double degrees                                          106
Important dates                                         107

            QUESTIONS?
            ASK US ANYTHING …
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Degrees, entry requirements, fees and general enquiries:
• chat live by clicking on the chat icon on any degree page
  at courses.mq.edu.au
• ask us a question at study@mq.edu.au
• call us on +61 2 9850 7346

APPLY NOW
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THE                                                           Ranked
                                                              TOP 200

EXPONENTIAL
                                                              IN THE WORLD*

                                                              Ranked

POWER OF OUR                                                  #1
                                                              IN AUSTRALIA FOR
                                                              GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT RATE^

COLLECTIVE                                                    Ranked
                                                              TOP 10
                                                              IN AUSTRALIA FOR
                                                              GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY^

                                                              9 subjects ranked
                                                              TOP 100
                                                              IN THE WORLD#

                                                              SYDNEY’S
                                                              FASTEST GROWING
                                                              BUSINESS REGION
                                                              with more than 300 leading
                                                              companies on or around campus

                                                              44,000
                                                              STUDENTS
                                                              with more than 10,000
                                                              international students from
                                                              140 countries

                                               *Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2021
                                               ^QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020
                                               #
                                                 QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020
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THE                                                                                    WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION SYSTEM
                                                                                       Australia is one of the standard-setters for excellence in education internationally.
                                                                                       The education sector in Australia is based on a network of world-leading education
                                                                                                                                                                                               14TH LARGEST
                                                                                                                                                                                               economy in the world by GDP
                                                                                                                                                                                               (The World Bank, 2019)

AUSTRALIAN
                                                                                       providers, and is underpinned by an enviable system of quality control and
                                                                                       government accreditation. Macquarie University joins Australia’s globally ranked
                                                                                       universities in the top 200 in the world (Times Higher Education World University                       750,000
                                                                                       Rankings, 2021).                                                                                        international students from
                                                                                       EMPLOYABILITY-FOCUSED DEGREES                                                                           190 countries

ADVANTAGE
                                                                                       Many courses in Australia are structured to help you make the successful transition                     (Department of Education, Skills and
                                                                                       to your dream career. The internships and industry work experience which are                            Employment, 2019)
                                                                                       embedded in your course, ensure you are ready for work and well equipped with
                                                                                       up-to-date, practical skills demanded by employers. Macquarie’s PACE (Professional                      TOP 3
                                                                                       and Community Engagement) program connects you to more than 30,000 work
                                                                                                                                                                                               international student
                                                                                       placements or community experiences with our industry partners.
                                                                                                                                                                                               destination in the world
                                                                                       SAFE AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT                                                                      (UCL Centre for Global Higher Education)
                                                                                       Australia’s advanced economy, stable democracy and cultural diversity ensures you
Australia is known as one of the world’s most diverse and welcoming countries.         can feel safe and welcome. In all major cities, you will enjoy a safe and high standard of
                                                                                                                                                                                               90%
Experience a cutting-edge and globally recognised Australian education and get ready   living, with the quality of healthcare, transport and infrastructure all above international
                                                                                                                                                                                               overall international
                                                                                       averages. Thirty per cent* of the Australian population was born overseas, contributing
for a world of learning and career opportunities in a safe, friendly environment.      to the nation’s rich cultural diversity. Sydney, where Macquarie is located, is consistently            student satisfaction
                                                                                       ranked in the best student cities in the world for its safety and multicultural lifestyle.              (Department of Education, 2018)

                                                                                       REWARDING AND SUPPORTED STUDENT EXPERIENCE
                                                                                       Many universities, including Macquarie, have dedicated, qualified international                         30%
                                                                                       student, academic and career counsellors to help you make the most of your time here.                   of Australians born overseas,
                                                                                       Your life on campus will be enriched with many extracurricular activities, while your                   contributing to the nation’s
                                                                                       adventures off campus will take you to many world-famous tourist destinations in the                    rich cultural diversity
                                                                                       land down under.                                                                                        (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2019)

                                                                                       EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
                                                                                       Australia is a great place to work as an international student, with opportunities
                                                                                       for you to work part time while studying subject to your visa conditions. If you are
                                                                                       interested in staying in Australia to work after you graduate, you may be eligible for
                                                                                       the Post-Study Work stream of the Temporary Graduate Visa^ subject to meeting the
                                                                                       requirements of the Australian Department of Home Affairs.
                                                                                       Visit immi.homeaffairs.gov.au for more information.

                                                                                       * Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2019
                                                                                       ^ studyinaustralia.gov.au
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                                                                THE BUSINESS CAPITAL OF AUSTRALIA
                                                                Sydney is home to more global firms than any other Australian city. A gateway to Asian
                                                                                                                                                                      TOP 3
                                                                economies, the city houses regional headquarters for more than 500 multinational
                                                                                                                                                                      most liveable cities in the world
                                                                                                                                                                      (The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2019)
                                                                companies. The city also employs almost one-third* of the Australian workforce,
                                                                giving you many economic and professional opportunities to kickstart your career.

CAN STUDY
                                                                * Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment                                           TOP 5
                                                                DYNAMIC AND VIBRANT STUDENT CITY                                                                      Safest Cities in the world
                                                                Sydney is one of the most popular cities in the world for international students.                     (The Economist Safe Cities Index, 2019)
                                                                Visit free art galleries, watch a movie at the local cinema, set off on a hike or go
                                                                                                                                                                      TOP 10

IN SYDNEY
                                                                surfing at the beach – you will never run out of things to do in this dynamic and
                                                                cosmopolitan destination.
                                                                                                                                                                      Best Student Cities in the world
                                                                CONVENIENT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION                                                                      (QS Best Student Cities, 2019)
                                                                Sydney’s transport system is safe, clean and reliable. With buses, trains, ferries and
                                                                light rail, there are plenty of options to get around the city. Macquarie campus is
                                                                located just 15 kilometres from Sydney’s city centre and is well-connected with an
                                                                                                                                                                      8.2 MILLION
                                                                on-campus Metro station and many bus routes.                                                          most populous state in Australia
                                                                                                                                                                      (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2020)
If you are looking for a safe and friendly destination          MACQUARIE BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK
offering a dynamic, multicultural experience while you study,   Macquarie Park, one of the fastest growing business regions in Sydney, is the home
look no further than Sydney.                                    of the Macquarie University campus. This thriving hub of innovation and discovery                     LARGEST
                                                                brings together academics, students and industry professionals from more than 300                     STATE ECONOMY
                                                                international organisations and corporations. With the major Macquarie Shopping                       in Australia
                                                                Centre and a wide variety of restaurants, cafés and retail stores nearby, you will enjoy              (Reserve Bank of Australia, 2020)
                                                                a relaxing and convenient lifestyle with everything that you need at your doorstep.

                                                                                                                                                                                         SYDNEY
                                                                                                                                                                                        WEATHER

                                                                                                                                                                 SUMMER      AUTUMN     WINTER           SPRING
                                                                                                                                                                (DEC–FEB)   (MAR–MAY) (JUN–AUG)        (SEP–NOV)
                                                                                                                                                                 19–2 °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
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CONNECTED                                                                           REAL-WORLD RESEARCH IMPACT
                                                                                    In applying our research, our discoveries translate into real improvements for local,
                                                                                    national and global communities. One such discovery is wi-fi, which our researchers
                                                                                                                                                                                                100%
                                                                                                                                                                                                of research activity rated at
                                                                                                                                                                                                world standard or above

INTELLIGENCE
                                                                                    co-developed with CSIRO (the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research
                                                                                    Organisation), which has transformed the way the world accesses the internet.                               (ERA 2018)

                                                                                    Other innovations such as shark-deterrent surfboards, archaeology at the cutting edge
                                                                                    of technology, hearing treatments that unlock a world of possibilities and synthetic yeast                  MORE THAN 160
                                                                                    that could feed billions demonstrate our collective intelligence and potential to solve                     researchers have published
                                                                                    real-world problems.                                                                                        research that is in the top 1%
                                                                                    OUTSTANDING ON THE WORLD STAGE                                                                              of publications worldwide
                                                                                    We are ranked among the highest-performing research universities in Australia. In the
The world’s challenges are complex and interrelated. The solutions require          2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation, we achieved the highest
                                                                                    rating of 5 – outstanding performance well above world standard – in agricultural and
                                                                                                                                                                                                2800
thinking that’s not constrained by traditional academic boundaries. With a                                                                                                                      institutions around the world
                                                                                    veterinary sciences and physical sciences. In total, 100 per cent of our research activity
collegial and cross-disciplinary approach at the heart of our ethos, Macquarie is   is ranked at world standard or above.                                                                       with research collaborations
recognised globally for our pre-eminence in research in a broad range of areas.
                                                                                    FUTURE-FOCUSED RESEARCH AGENDA
                                                                                    Our five future-shaping research priorities – Healthy People, Resilient Societies,
                                                                                    Prosperous Economies, Secure Planet and Innovative Technologies – provide a focal
                                                                                    point for cross-disciplinary research that draws on the deep disciplinary strengths
                                                                                    Macquarie is known for, and which are aligned with the national research agenda and
                                                                                    global challenges of significance.

     Find out more
     mq.edu.au/research
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $1 BILLION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      recently invested to build
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      world-class facilities

A CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The only Australian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      university with its own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      METRO STATION

BUILT FOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Australia’s first fully integrated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      HEALTH PRECINCT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      126-HECTARE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      campus of open green space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and parkland

Our 126-hectare campus is home to more than 44,000 students and 3000 staff. We have                                                                                                                                                   Powered by
invested more than $1 billion in our world-leading facilities and infrastructure, so you can                                                                                                                                          100%
thrive in an environment that’s inspiring and switched on to the latest digital technologies.                                                                                                                                         renewable electricity

ARTS PRECINCT                              MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY INCUBATOR          LIBRARY                                        FINANCE DECISION LAB                          MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL                ENGINEERING LAB
A transformative learning and research     A dynamic space where researchers,      Featuring millions of academics resources,     A collaborative learning, teaching and        Australia’s first not-for-profit teaching    Houses research and teaching facilities in
environment for the Faculty of Arts,       students, staff and industry partners   group and quiet study areas, computers,        research space where real-time financial      hospital on a university campus. The         high-power electrical, future networks and
giving students and researchers enhanced   collaborate to foster innovation and    printers and copiers, presentation practice    data, global business intelligence and your   hospital is part of MQ Health, a fully       software-defined networking, mechanical
learning facilities and an immersive       entrepreneurship                        pods, a café and Australian-first high-tech    analytical contribution meet                  integrated academic health science centre    group projects and robotics
environment for languages and culture                                              robotic cranes that deliver books in minutes                                                 fostering excellence in academic research
                                                                                                                                                                                and industry practice.
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WHERE                                                                                                                         MACQUARIE PARK INNOVATION DISTRICT
                                                                                                                              Macquarie University is a key partner in the Macquarie Park
                                                                                                                              Innovation District – Australia’s premier innovation hub. Bringing
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ON-CAMPUS INNOVATION HUB
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Macquarie University Chi Wah Foundation Incubator is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                    thriving nexus that will connect you with the broader start-up and

COLLABORATION
                                                                                                                              together talented students, pioneering academic researchers and       entrepreneur community so you can explore, develop and
                                                                                                                              seasoned industry professionals, the vibrant technology park is set   scale your business idea. At the incubator, you can take part in
                                                                                                                              to transform the way collaboration and innovation is catalysed.       a year-round calendar of entrepreneurial programs, business
                                                                                                                                                                                                    workshops, international exchanges and networking activities.
                                                                                                                              VENTURE CAFE SYDNEY
                                                                                                                              Venture Café Sydney will connect you with creators, investors and     BUILD YOUR INDUSTRY NETWORKS

MEETS
                                                                                                                              innovators who are based within Macquarie Park and beyond. As         Could there be a better way to connect with future employers
                                                                                                                              part of the global network of Venture Cafés, our Sydney branch aims   in some of the country’s leading organisations than by studying
                                                                                                                              to build an innovation ecosystem through our regular programs and     alongside them? Macquarie University is well-positioned in
                                                                                                                              networking activities between students, researchers, entrepreneurs,   Sydney’s fastest growing business region. On our campus, you’ll
                                                                                                                              corporates, investors and governmental organisations.                 get first-hand exposure to real-world industry practice, network

INNOVATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                    with professionals and learn from the some of the best business
                                                                                                                                                                                                    minds in the world.

                                                                                                                              MORE THAN 300 LEADING COMPANIES LOCATED ON OR AROUND CAMPUS:
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                                         • 3M AUSTRALIA                     • CANON                            • HYUNDAI                          • PHILIPS
leading organisations while you’re studying. Our industry partners also co-design our                                         • ABBOTT                           • COCHLEAR                         • JOHNSON & JOHNSON                • SONY
degrees to ensure that you’ll graduate in demand with the most relevant skill set for the                                     • AMP CAPITAL                      • CSIRO                            • KONICA MINOLTA
workforce of tomorrow.                                                                                                        • ASTRAZENECA                      • FUJITSU                          • OPTUS

                                                                                  MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
                                                                                      CITY CAMPUS

                                                                                                   PHILIPS
                                                                                  ORIX                       MICROSOFT
                                                      CSIRO           JOHNSON &
                                                                       JOHNSON           OPTUS

                                        ABBOTT                CANON
                                                                                                                                                     COCHLEAR                         AUSTRALIAN
                                                                                                                                                                                      HEARING HUB
                                                                           AMP CAPITAL
                                                                                     METRO STATION                                                                                                                                              MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    INCUBATOR
                                          MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY                                    MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
                                               HOSPITAL                                                                                     LIBRARY
                                                                                                 INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
                        FUJITSU                                                                                          CAMPUS COMMON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            VILLAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ACCOMMODATION

                                                                                                                                                                                                         MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
                                                                                                                                                                                                             SPORT AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                           AQUATIC CENTRE                                     450m

        MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY LAKE
                                                                                    MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
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FUTURE SUCCESS
SECURED FOR
A career that is rewarding and makes a measurable difference in the world is the dream of many.
To help you succeed, we have established a set of career accelerator initiatives through which we will
educate, enable and empower you to launch your career in whatever field ignites your passion.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT (PACE)
Our unique PACE program – the only one of its kind in Australia – gives you practical
                                                                                              97%
experience that’s fully integrated into your course. The possibilities are endless –          of graduates found employment
you could intern at an international corporation, join a start-up as one of its first         within 12 months of graduation
employees or work with local councils to develop community engagement strategies.             (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020)
Our PACE industry partners include international leading organisations such as
Konica Minolta, Cochlear and Engineers without Borders Australia.                             30,000
                                                                                              work placements or community
                                                                                              experiences embedded
                                                                                              in our courses

                                                                                              2500
GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM                                                                     industry partners giving you access
Our Global Leadership Program is Australia’s flagship tertiary international leadership
program, which aims to develop you into a global leader of tomorrow. The programs
                                                                                              to professional networks and
offers many opportunities to learn cross-cultural leadership skills and explore global        opportunities
issues in the form of internships, volunteer experiences and conferences.

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM                                                                170
Our Student Exchange program is one of the best in Australia, helping you develop             exchange partners in more than
desirable job-ready skills before you graduate and getting academic credit at one of          45 countries
our partner institutions. With our generous mobility grant programs, you can choose
to undertake a short-term or semester exchange program, learn a new language and              Australia’s
make friends from around the world.
                                                                                              BEST EMPLOYABILITY
CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICE
Our on-campus dedicated Career and Employment team assists you in planning for your
                                                                                              PROGRAM
career, searching and applying for jobs, preparing your résumé and connecting you with
                                                                                              PACE (Professional and
industry professionals and recruiters. At any time during your study, you can attend          Community Engagement) program
free seminars, get your résumé reviewed, access online resources or book a one-on-one         (2017 AFR Higher Education Award)
appointment with a careers consultant.

MACQUARIE STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
The Macquarie Student Employment program helps you gain access to paid employment
opportunities on and off campus. Paid employment while studying helps you enhance
your employability and develop a range of skills while easing the cost of university study.
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WE’RE HERE
FOR YOU
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, most importantly, making friendships that
can last a lifetime. However, we know that adjusting to university life can be
challenging. To help out, Macquarie offers a range of free resources and support
programs that you can access throughout your course.
STUDENT CLUBS AND SOCIETIES                             STUDENT WELLBEING
With more than 130 student groups and sport             We offer a suite of health and wellbeing services –
clubs, Macquarie offers ample opportunities to          counselling, disability, welfare, advocacy, medical
meet new people, experience other cultures, test        and religious support – that you can take advantage
ideas and develop personal skills. Created and run      of any time during your course.
by students, student groups help you grow your
interests or explore a new hobby.                       ACADEMIC SUPPORT
                                                        Macquarie offers individual consultations, free
SPORT AND AQUATIC CENTRE                                workshops and online resources to help you with
The Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic              academic writing, English language skills, exam
Centre is a multipurpose fitness venue with a           strategies, online learning technology and more.
state-of-the-art health club, heated 50-metre
and 25-metre indoor swimming pools, football            PEER MENTORS
and soccer fields, basketball and squash courts,        Mentors are current students who can help you
and more.                                               find your way around campus and give you tips
                                                        on how to settle into life at Macquarie. You can
ORIENTATION WEEK                                        select and connect with your mentor during
A week-long orientation program is held before          Orientation Week.
classes start. You can find out about student groups,
support services and extra-curricular programs          DEDICATED INTERNATIONAL
while meeting new friends from around the world.        STUDENT SUPPORT
                                                        With dedicated international student advisors,
EVENTS ON CAMPUS                                        we can provide you with personalised advice and
You’ll always find something of interest at             support programs about all aspects of university life,
Macquarie, whether it’s movie screenings, cultural      your student visa, your wellbeing and your academic
festivals, theatre performances or art exhibitions.     performance. Macquarie is also the first university
Every year, we also host an annual music festival –     in New South Wales to offer you free access to
Re:Conception, bringing together our community          My Legal Mate, an innovative and multilingual
in a fun night of music and entertainment.              legal information app.
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A CAMPUS
CAN CALL HOME
Macquarie University is a campus you can call home. Uni life includes more
than study. It’s an experience in itself. There’s no better way to get the most out                                                                                                                                                                             Find out more
of your time at Macquarie than in our on-campus premium accommodation.                                                                                                                                                                             mq.edu.au/accommodation

                                                          NEW UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE                                                  OTHER ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS
                                                          Newly opened in early 2021, our new student accommodation will
                                                          be all the buzz around campus! Designed as part of the Central            DUNMORE LANG COLLEGE                                                     MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY VILLAGE
                                                          Courtyard precinct, our premium accommodation offers 342 rooms            An all-inclusive college with a strong focus on artistic, recreational   Combines independent, apartment-style living with a busy social
                                                          with the option of studio, twin-, four- or six-bedroom apartments.        and educational pursuits. Full board options, gym membership and         events calendar and a 24-hour support network. Enjoy living just
                                                          This University owned and managed accommodation was created               tutoring are included.                                                   minutes from class.
                                                          to set you up for success at University, and beyond. Our secure,
                                                                                                                                    MORLING RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE                                              ROBERT MENZIES COLLEGE
                                                          inclusive and healthy environment brings you the best of all worlds.
                                                                                                                                    A 100-bed facility situated next to campus offering a wide               Offers both self-catered and fully-catered accommodation in
                                                          Enjoy a busy social calendar, make friends from across the world
                                                                                                                                    range of affordable accommodation options, from catered to               private, fully furnished study bedrooms with shared bathrooms or
                                                          and excel at university with our unparalleled on-site support.
                                                                                                                                    independent living                                                       private ensuites
                                                          WHY CHOOSE US?                                                            HOMESTAY                                                                 PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION
                                                          • Join a diverse and welcoming university community                       Homestay – living with a family – provides you with your own             Private off-campus accommodation is offered exclusively to Macquarie
                                                          • Secure building access and 24/7 onsite service team                     bedroom, meals and a quiet place to study. Clothes washing and           students and vetted by the Macquarie Accommodation team.
                                                          • Enjoy exceptional facilities such as games rooms, communal              other services may be provided.
                                                            kitchens, air conditioning, study spaces and fast internet access
                                                          • Fun, vibrant and diverse Residential Life Program
                                                          • Access on-site residential advisors, peer mentors, tutoring
                                                            options and support workshops
                                                          • Seamless transition to an independent lifestyle every step of the way
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                         COURSES
                         MADE FOR
                        It’s our unique approach for learning inspired by
                        the world of ever-increasing change. Imagine being
                        empowered with greater choice, flexibility and
                        diversity to meet this change. Well, that’s exactly what
                        we embody 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.

                        Courses made by YOU to the power of us.
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INTRODUCING AUSTRALIA’S                                                                                                          DOUBLE YOUR
LARGEST RANGE OF                                                                                                                 EXPERTISE
1 YEAR MASTER                                                                                                                    WITH OUR
DEGREES                                                                                                                          DOUBLE 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 per cent of jobs as we know
them today won’t exist, it’s vital that when you graduate from Macquarie, you have a
skill set 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
                                                                                                   30+
                                                                                                  CHOOSE FROM 30+
                                                                                             Master degrees to study in 1 year
                                                                                                                                 THE FUTURE’S IN YOUR HANDS
                                                                                                                                 Macquarie has always considered our students to be co-creators in their learning.
                                                                                                                                 One of the most exciting features of our curriculum is around your ability to study
                                                                                                                                 two degrees at once.
                                                                                                                                 Interested in studying business administration and arts? How about finance and IT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 20+
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           DOUBLE BACHELOR DEGREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 COMBINATIONS
graduate sooner and complete a Master degree in as little as 1 year.                                                             or media and communications with marketing? Or maybe you’re interested in a less
                                                                                                                                 traditional combination – how about science with commerce? We’ve put together a                              to complete in as little
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                                           list of pre-approved preferred double combinations for you to choose from.                                        as four years
only requires you to complete the Core Zone units, covering the specific disciplinary or                                         Refer to page 106 for more information about our double degrees.*

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 60+
professional requirements of the course.
                                                                                                                                 START YOUR CAREER SOONER
Refer to page 105 for more information about our 1 year Master degrees.                                                          Double degrees fast-track your study – you usually complete a double degree one or
                                                                                                                                 even two years faster than you would undertaking each degree on its own. This not
                                                                                               SAVE TIME AND MONEY               only saves you time, but money as well.
                                                                                              when completing your studies       IMPROVE YOUR EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS                                                                          DOUBLE MASTERS DEGREE
                                                                                                                                 Double degrees involve studying two complementary or completely different degrees                               COMBINATIONS
                                                                                                                                 and can increase your career flexibility and lead to greater employment prospects.                           to complete in as little
                                                                                                                                 FEED YOUR CURIOSITY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   as two years
                                                                                                                                 By undertaking one of our double degrees, you can feed your curiosity and look at
                                                                                                                                 things from multiple perspectives – all while gaining two high-quality qualifications.

                                                                                                       WIDE RANGE                * Some double degree exclusions apply.
                                                                                                                                 Note: Each of the listed double degrees on page 106 is registered on CRICOS with the full name
                                                                                               of relevant bachelor degrees      ‘Bachelor/Master of Combined Studies in (chosen combination of areas of study)’.
                                                                                                         for entry

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Courses
D Double degree options exist for this course. See page 106 or visit courses.mq.edu.au for more information.
1  This course can be completed in one year, subject to meeting the entry requirements for the one-year admission point. See page 105 or visit courses.mq.edu.au
    for more information.

28 ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES                                                             42 EDUCATION                                                                 60 LAW                                                         74 SCIENCE
     Bachelor of Ancient History                                                             Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary)                       Bachelor of Laws D                                             Bachelor of Biodiversity and Conservation
     Bachelor of Archaeology                                                                 (majors available)
                                                                                                                                                                        Juris Doctor                                                   Bachelor of Environment (majors available)
     Bachelor of Arts D (majors available)                                                   Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
                                                                                                                                                                        Master of International Trade and Commerce Law D 1             Bachelor of Science D (majors available)
                                                                                             (majors available)
     Bachelor of International Studies (specialisations available)                                                                                                      Master of Laws D 1                                             Master of Applied Statistics 1
                                                                                             Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
     Bachelor of Planning                                                                    (majors available)                                                                                                                        Master of Biotechnology D 1
     Bachelor of Social Science                                                              Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)                                                                                          Master of Conservation Biology D 1
     Master of International Relations D 1                                                   Master of Early Childhood 1                                                                                                               Master of Environment D 1
     Master of Planning                                                                      Master of Education 1
                                                                                                                                                                     62 MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS AND PERFORMING ARTS                      Master of Sustainable Development 1
     Master of Public and Social Policy D 1                                                  Master of Teaching (Birth to Five Years)                                   Bachelor of Media and Communications D (majors available)
                                                                                             Master of Teaching (Primary)                                               Bachelor of Music
                                                                                             Master of Teaching (Secondary)                                             Master of Creative Industries D 1
                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Creative Writing                                  78 SECURITY, INTELLIGENCE AND CRIMINOLOGY
34 BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Media and Communications D 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bachelor of Security Studies
     Bachelor of Actuarial Studies D
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Master of Counter Terrorism D 1
     Bachelor of Applied Finance D                                                      48 ENGINEERING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Master of Criminology D 1
     Bachelor of Business Administration D                                                   Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) D (specialisations available)                                                                           Master of Cyber Security Analysis D 1
     Bachelor of Business Analytics D                                                        Master of Engineering in Electronics Engineering 1
                                                                                                                                                                     66 MEDICINE AND HEALTH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Master of Intelligence D 1
     Bachelor of Commerce D (majors available)                                               Master of Engineering Management                                           Bachelor of Chiropractic Science                               Master of Security and Strategic Studies D 1
     Bachelor of Economics D                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Clinical Science
     Bachelor of Marketing and Media                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Human Sciences (majors available)
     Bachelor of Professional Accounting D                                                                                                                              Bachelor of Medical Sciences
     Global Master of Business Administration (Online)                                  52 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES                                                     Doctor of Medicine
     Master of Accounting 1                                                                                                                                             Doctor of Physiotherapy
                                                                                             Bachelor of Cyber Security
     Master of Actuarial Practice                                                                                                                                       Master of Chiropractic
                                                                                             Bachelor of Game Design and Development
     Master of Applied Economics D 1                                                                                                                                    Master of Clinical Audiology
                                                                                             Bachelor of Information Technology D (majors available)
     Master of Applied Finance 1                                                                                                                                        Master of Public Health
                                                                                             Master of Data Science 1
     Master of Banking and Finance (specialisations: Environmental Finance,                                                                                             Master of Public Health (Research)
                                                                                             Master of Information Systems Management D 1
     Financial Management, FinTech)
                                                                                             Master of Information Technology in Cyber Security D 1
     Master of Business Administration
                                                                                             Master of Information Technology in Networking D 1
     Master of Business Analytics D 1
     Master of Commerce D 1 (specialisations: Accounting, Business,                                                                                                  70 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE
     Management and Organisations, Finance, Marketing)
     Master of Finance D 1                                                                                                                                              Bachelor of Cognitive and Brain Sciences
     Master of International Business D 1
                                                                                        56 LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS                                                    Bachelor of Psychology D
     Master of Management D 1                                                                Bachelor of Linguistics and Language Sciences                              Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
     Master of Marketing D 1                                                                 Bachelor of Speech and Hearing Sciences                                    Master of Clinical Neuropsychology
     Master of Professional Accounting                                                       Master of Applied Linguistics and TESOL D                                  Master of Clinical Psychology
     (specialisations: ACCA Studies, CA Studies, CPA Studies)                                Master of Conference Interpreting                                          Master of Organisational Psychology
                                                                                             Master of Speech and Language Pathology
                                                                                             Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies D
                                                                                             Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies (Advanced)

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                                                             ARTS AND HUMANITIES                                 CLASSICS AND ANCIENT HISTORY
                                                             TOP 50                                                   TOP 50
                                                         IN THE WORLD                                             IN THE WORLD
                                                               Best Global Universities,                                 QS World University
                                                            US News & World Report, 2020                              Rankings by Subject, 2020

                                                Arts and
                                                social sciences
                                                Arts graduates are highly sought after by                 INDUSTRY-DESIGNED DEGREES
                                                employers because arts degrees ensure you            We’ve consulted with large companies and
                                                develop high-level skills in a range of areas        recruiters to ensure that our arts degrees ensure
                                                such as problem solving, research, creative          you develop high-level skills in a range of areas
                                                thinking and communication – skills                  such as problem solving, research, creative
                                                essential for success in the 21st-century            thinking and communication – skills essential
                                                workplace. Macquarie’s arts, humanities              for success in the 21st century workplace. You’ll
                                                and social science degrees – developed in            receive a portfolio to impress employers and
                                                consultation with industry partners – allow          ensure you’ll be in demand whatever your
                                                you to turn your passion into a career by            career choice.
                                                exploring your interests in depth, and by
                                                honing your skills and knowledge through                DEGREES WITH INTERNSHIPS
                                                internships, international exchanges,                Through our multi-award-winning Professional
                                                practical application and expert teaching.           and Community Engagement (PACE) program,
                                                                                                     you can undertake workplace experiences with
                                                                                                     more than 3000 industry partners in Australia
                                                                                                     and across the globe.

                                                                                                          WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
                                                                                                     Newly opened in 2020, we’ve invested in your
                                                                                                     future with our Arts Precinct. We’ve created a
                                                                                                     transformational learning and research-enriched
                                                                                                     environment with access to enhanced learning
                                                                                                     facilities, relaxing social spaces, a café, a new
                                                                                                     showcase area for our museums and immersive
                                                                                                     laboratories for languages.

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                                                                                                                                                                                           BACHELOR OF
BACHELOR OF                                BACHELOR OF                                 BACHELOR OF                                                                                         International                                  BACHELOR OF                                 BACHELOR OF
Ancient History                            Archaeology                                 Arts                                                                                                Studies                                        Planning                                    Social Science
CRICOS CODE 079891G                        CRICOS CODE 083740K                         CRICOS CODE 001357G                                  D                                              CRICOS CODE 054336G                            CRICOS CODE 060724M                         CRICOS CODE 027337G

  DURATION             INTAKES                DURATION           INTAKES                   DURATION                       INTAKES                                                              DURATION            INTAKES                  DURATION            INTAKES                 DURATION            INTAKES
  3 years              February, July         3 years            February, July            3 years                        February, July                                                       3 years             February, July           4 years             February, July          3 years             February, July
  FEES                 ENGLISH                FEES               ENGLISH                   FEES                           ENGLISH                                                              FEES                ENGLISH                  FEES                ENGLISH                 FEES                ENGLISH
  $34,000 AUD          IELTS 6.5              $34,000 AUD        IELTS 6.5                 $34,000 AUD                    IELTS 6.5                                                            $36,000 AUD         IELTS 6.5                $37,600 AUD         IELTS 6.5               $36,000 AUD         IELTS 6.5
  per year             (6.0 each band)        per year           (6.0 each band)           per year                       (6.0 each band)                                                      per year            (6.0 each band)          per year            (6.0 each band)         per year            (6.0 each band)

  SELECTION                                   SELECTION                                    SELECTION                                                                                           SELECTION                                    SELECTION                                   SELECTION
  RANK                                        RANK                                         RANK                                                                                                RANK                                         RANK                                        RANK
  90                                          85                                           70                                                                                                  80                                           75                                          75
OVERVIEW                                   OVERVIEW                                    OVERVIEW                                                 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                       OVERVIEW                                       OVERVIEW                                    OVERVIEW
This degree is the longest running         Develop key research skills to identify     This degree allows you to turn your                      Archivist, arts manager, business          Combine the study of cultures and              Innovative in its approach to               Gain the insights into the science of
and broadest of its kind in Australia      and solve complex archaeological            passion into a career by exploring                       manager, choreographer,                    global society with the acquisition of         understanding contemporary social,          people, places and social problems.
which allows you to immerse yourself       problems, and show awareness and            your interests in depth, and by                          communications officer,                    an Asian or European language and              urban and environmental issues in           With the skills you’ll develop in social
in the culture and languages of the        respect for contemporary cultural           honing your skills and knowledge                         criminologist, entrepreneur,               overseas study to equip yourself with          urban and regional planning, this           research and applied social science,
ancient Mediterranean and Near             perspectives and cultural heritage          through internships, practical                           historian, human resources manager,        transferable intercultural skills that         course focuses on recognising the           you’ll be prepared to make valuable
Eastern world, both on campus and          practices.                                  application and expert teaching. No                      intelligence officer, international        are highly valued in today’s globalised        social and cultural diversity of places,    contributions to some of the world’s
at archaeological dig sites overseas.                                                  other degree at Macquarie offers as                      development adviser, interpreter           job market.                                    and the importance of cross-cultural        biggest issues.
                                              KEY FEATURES                             much flexibility and as wide a range                     (after further study), journalist, legal                                                  approaches to research, plan making
                                                                                       of units as the Bachelor of Arts.                        officer, lobbyist, marketing manager,      SPECIALISATIONS                                and impact assessment. It will
  KEY FEATURES                                     Access more than 6000                                                                                                                                                                                                                KEY FEATURES
                                                                                                                                                multimedia specialist, museum              Chinese International Studies                  prepare you for a career in which
       Discover and study ancient                  artefacts through the               MAJORS                                                   officer, project manager, radio             French and Francophone                        you have the power to shape more                   Be equipped with strong

                                                                                                                                                                                           n
       artefacts, including papyri,                Macquarie University History        Ancient History Anthropology                                                                        International Studies German                                                                      data analysis techniques
                                                                                                                                                producer, social change activist,                                                         liveable and sustainable urban and
                                                                                                                  n

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     n
       inscriptions, ceramics and                  Museum                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and technologies on social
                                                                                        Applied Ethics Chinese Studies                          social/market researcher, teacher          International Studies Japanese                 regional futures.
                                                                                       n

                                                                                                                  n

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     n
       coins, through the resources                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          research design, methods,
       of the Macquarie University                 Develop your knowledge and           Creative Writing Criminology                            (after further study), television/film     International Studies Spanish and                                                                 practice and application
                                                                                       n

                                                                                                                      n

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     n
       History Museum                              skills, which will grow through      Education English French and                            producer, translator (after further        Latin American International Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            KEY FEATURES
                                                                                       n

                                                                                                          n

                                                                                                                          n

                                                   hands-on training, research         Francophone Studies Gender                               study), web/game developer, writer.                                                                                                          Develop an understanding
                                                                                                                               n

       Benefit from the only course                and publications                    Studies Geography German                                                                                                                                  Cultural, economic,                         of issues in culturally diverse
                                                                                                                                                                                               KEY FEATURES
                                                                                                  n

                                                                                                                           n

       in Australia which offers a full                                                Studies Indigenous Studies                                                                                                                                environmental and social                    social environments
                                                   Practice your skills in
                                                                                                  n

       study of Egyptology from the                                                                                                                                                                  Develop high proficiency                    dimensions of planning are
       Predynastic to Coptic periods               Macquarie’s own on-campus            International Relations Japanese                                                                                                                                                                     Undertake an internship with
                                                                                       n

                                                                                                                                   n

                                                   archaeological dig pit and join                                                                                                                   in your target language                     integrated with a focus on
                                                                                       Studies Media, Culture and                                                                                                                                urban management                            our research partners that
                                                                                                  n

       Undertake international                     a dig overseas                                                                                                                                    across various modes of                                                                 provides on-the-job training
                                                                                       Communications Modern History
                                                                                                                      n

       fieldwork in Croatia, Greece,                                                                                                                                                                 communication.                              Develop areas of concentration              and the opportunity to work
                                                                                        Music Studies Performing Arts
                                                                                       n

                                                                                                                  n

       Israel or Italy                                                                 and Entertainment Industries                                                                                  Gain an understanding of the                in environmental science and                on a research project
                                           CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                                                                                  management, international
                                                                                        Philosophy Politics Psychological                                                                            society and culture of the
                                                                                       n

                                                                                                              n

                                                                                                                              n

                                           Archivist, arts manager, historian,                                                                                                                       countries where your target                 development, tourism and
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                   Science Social Justice Sociology                                                                                                                          heritage, demographics and           CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                                      n

                                                                                                                                   n

                                           international development adviser,                                                                                                                        language is spoken
Ancient history academic, archivist,                                                    Spanish and Latin American Studies                                                                                                                       social science, spatial science      Advocate, change manager,
                                                                                       n

                                           journalist, museum officer, radio
collections officer, cultural                                                                                                                                                                        Undertake a session-long                    and geographical information         development officer, government or
                                           producer, social/market researcher,                                                                                                                       in-country study program
heritage specialist, cultural project      television/film producer, writer.               KEY FEATURES                                                                                                                                          systems                              private sector consultant, journalist,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     and have the opportunity to
officer, gallery or museum curator,                                                             Develop an ePortfolio that                                                                           complete an internship                      Opportunity to undertake an          justice officer, local government
government adviser, historian,                                                                  showcases your transferable                                                                                                                      internship with regional, local      officer, market or social researcher,
journalist, museum education officer,                                                           knowledge and skills to                                                                                                                          and international industry           policy analyst, youth worker.
policy officer.                                                                                 potential employers                                                                        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                  partners
                                                                                                                                                                                           Corporate travel consultant,
                                                                                                Further enhance your
                                                                                                employability and                                                                          international aid worker, international        ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                international outlook via                                                                  business manager, international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The degree is accredited by the
                                                                                                internships, work-integrated                                                               law consultant (after further
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Planning Institute of Australia.
                                                                                                learning opportunities and                                                                 study), policy adviser, transnational
                                                                                                study abroad experiences                                                                   communications or global                       CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
             SCAN THE                                                                           Learn from active researchers,                                                             communications officer.                        Development assessor,
             QR CODE                                                                            published academics, and                                                                                                                  environmental planner, housing
             to read more                                                                       award-winning teachers and                                                                                                                officer, local government planner,
                                                                                                industry professionals                                                                                                                    place-maker/place planner, social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          or environmental consultant, social/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          community planner, strategic planner,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          urban/town planner.

                                                                                                                                                                                           These annual fees are indicative only and may change.
Selection rank is based on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for students completing an Australian senior secondary qualification.
See pages 95–98 for conversions to qualifications in your country or visit mq.edu.au/academic-requirements                                                                                     D   Double degree options exist for this course. See page 106 or visit courses.mq.edu.au for more information.
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                                                MASTER OF                                                                              MASTER OF
                                                International                                  MASTER OF                               Public and
                                                Relations                                      Planning                                Social Policy
                                                CRICOS CODE 099175C                      D 1   CRICOS CODE 092011B                     CRICOS CODE 099509G                     D 1

                                                  DURATION             INTAKES                   DURATION            INTAKES             DURATION            INTAKES
                                                  1 year               February, July            1.5–2 years         February, July      1 year              February, July
                                                  FEES                 ENGLISH                   FEES                ENGLISH             FEES                ENGLISH
                                                  $37,200 AUD          IELTS 6.5                 $37,200 AUD         IELTS 6.5           $33,600 AUD         IELTS 6.5
                                                  per year             (6.0 each band)           per year            (6.0 each band)     per year            (6.0 each band)

                                                  ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT                           ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT                    ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT
                                                  Australian bachelor’s qualification            Australian bachelor’s qualification     Australian bachelor’s qualification
                                                  in a related field or recognised               or recognised equivalent with a         in a related field or recognised
                                                  equivalent with a WAM of 65                    WAM of 60                               equivalent with a WAM of 65

                                                OVERVIEW                                       OVERVIEW                                OVERVIEW
                                                We live in an interconnected and               Receive training in foundations of      With its dual focus on policy analysis
                                                globalised world. Being able to                planning, including planning law,       and applied social research, this
                                                understand and evaluate global                 strategic planning, the assessment of   unique course will give you a deep
                                                issues across the social, cultural,            development proposals and decision      understanding of the forces that
                                                legal, political and economic                  making. This course brings together     shape policy and the processes
                                                spectrum, therefore, is a highly               social and environmental science,       involved in making it. You’ll develop
                                                valued skill that is much desired              as well as practitioners’ know-         advanced skills in critical analysis to
                                                by government, business and the                how, to create a rich professional      help you design and deliver effective
                                                non-government sector. Through                 development experience for              policy solutions that serve the public
                                                engagement with innovative                     established and aspiring planners.      interest, as well as the confidence to
                                                approaches and thinking, this degree                                                   make socially informed judgements
                                                will empower you to comprehend                   KEY FEATURES                          in a range of specialist policy areas.
                                                and evaluate contemporary regional
                                                and global developments.                              Develop foundation skills
                                                                                                      and knowledge in areas             KEY FEATURES
                                                                                                      such as strategic planning,             The interdisciplinary focus
                                                  KEY FEATURES                                        development assessment,                 will allow you to study
                                                                                                      sustainable development and             diverse disciplines, including
                                                       Learn from experts in the                      planning law                            politics, sociology and human
                                                       fields of Asian, European,
                                                       American, African, Australian                  Study in the classroom and              geography
                                                       and Middle Eastern studies                     in the field to deepen your             You’ll acquire research
                                                                                                      knowledge of planning theory            skills that allow you to
                                                       You’ll develop key skills in                   and your practical skills               engage with and undertake
                                                       critical thinking, problem-
                                                       solving, research and writing,                 Develop the skills and                  research that addresses
                                                       and oral communication                         confidence to utilise and               the global challenges facing
                                                                                                      interpret complex research              contemporary societies,
                                                       Opportunity to undertake an                                                            including sustainable
                                                                                                      and administrative data to
                                                       internship with an industry                                                            communities, welfare reform,
                                                                                                      independently develop and
                                                       partner, as well as a research                                                         immigration, populism and
                                                                                                      evaluate public and social
                                                       component under specialised                                                            inequality
                                                                                                      policy
                                                       individual supervision
                                                                                                                                              Learn skills in quantitative and
                                                                                                                                              qualitative social research,
                                                CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                           ACCREDITATION                                  data analysis and policy
                                                Roles in foreign affairs, diplomacy,           This degree will provide you with the          construction
                                                defence, foreign aid and intelligence,         theory, skills and knowledge that
                                                international organisations,                   urban and regional planners require,
                                                                                               and is accredited by the Planning       CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                multinational corporations, trade-                                                     Human services consultant,
                                                focused businesses, journalism and             Institute of Australia.
                                                                                                                                       market researcher, parliamentary
                                                consulting.                                    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                    and electoral office staff, policy
                                                                                               Environmental planner, local            adviser, public servant, social and
                                                                                               government planner or development       community services manager, social
                                                                                               assessor, social development or         and environmental advocate, social
                                                                                               environmental consultant, social        researcher.
                                                                                               planner, strategic planner.

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                                                                                                                                 MASTERS IN FINANCE                                            MBA
                                                                                                                                TOP 50                                               TOP 50
                                                                                                                            IN THE WORLD                                         IN THE WORLD
                                                                                                                             QS World University Rankings, 2021               The Economist Which MBA? Rankings, 2021

                                                                                                                               MASTERS IN MARKETING                                MASTERS IN MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                TOP 50                                               TOP 50
                                                                                                                            IN THE WORLD                                         IN THE WORLD
                                                                                                                             QS World University Rankings, 2021                  QS World University Rankings, 2021

                                                                                                                   Business
                                                                                                                   Macquarie Business School is one of Australia’s          INDUSTRY-DESIGNED DEGREES
                                                                                                                   largest business and commerce schools and          Our courses are designed in conjunction with
                                                                                                                   home to more than 17,000 students from             industry. Our unique project-based learning
                                                                                                                   65 countries. Our acclaimed courses take a         approach to teaching means you’ll learn the
                                                                                                                   multidisciplinary approach, fusing practical       skills you need to work as a business professional
                                                                                                                   learning and innovative thinking in an open,       and tackle the challenges facing society.
                                                                                                                   collaborative environment. Delivered by
                                                                                                                   experienced industry practitioners and                DEGREES WITH INTERNSHIPS
                                                                                                                   academics, our globally focused programs offer     Our award-winning Professional and
                                                                                                                   applied understanding of real business, finance    Community Engagement (PACE) program means
                                                                                                                   and management issues, underpinned by              you’ll be able to put your skills into practice long
                                                                                                                   academic rigour from diverse sources.              before you graduate. We facilitate an average of
                                                                                                                                                                      275 internships for our business students each
                                                                                                                                                                      year with our 440 industry partners.

                                                                                                                                                                          WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
                                                                                                                                                                      You’ll have access to state-of-the-arts facilities,
                                                                                                                                                                      including our award-winning Incubator Hub and
                                                                                                                                                                      Finance Decision Lab, a collaborative learning
                                                                                                                                                                      space where you’ll create and share knowledge and
                                                                                                                                                                      solve real problems using real-time financial data.

PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION AND AFFILIATION

Many of our business courses are accredited by peak professional bodies, giving you a head start on your career.

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BACHELOR OF                                   BACHELOR OF                                 BACHELOR OF                                  BACHELOR OF                                                                                                                                BACHELOR OF                              BACHELOR OF
Actuarial                                     Applied                                     Business                                     Business                                      BACHELOR OF                                      BACHELOR OF                                 Marketing and                            Professional
Studies                                       Finance                                     Administration                               Analytics                                     Commerce                                         Economics                                   Media                                    Accounting
CRICOS CODE 067838M                      D    CRICOS CODE 027342M                     D   CRICOS CODE 027343K                      D   CRICOS CODE 079306G                       D   CRICOS CODE 048246D                          D   CRICOS CODE 001362K                     D   CRICOS CODE 074754A                      CRICOS CODE 099149E                       D

  DURATION             INTAKES                  DURATION            INTAKES                 DURATION            INTAKES                  DURATION            INTAKES                     DURATION               INTAKES                 DURATION            INTAKES                 DURATION            INTAKES              DURATION            INTAKES
  3 years              February                 3 years             February, July          3 years             February, July           3 years             February, July              3 years                February, July          3 years             February, July          3 years             February, July       3 years             February, July
  FEES                 ENGLISH                  FEES                ENGLISH                 FEES                ENGLISH                  FEES                ENGLISH                     FEES                   ENGLISH                 FEES                ENGLISH                 FEES                ENGLISH              FEES                ENGLISH
  $38,800 AUD          IELTS 6.5                $38,800 AUD         IELTS 6.5               $38,800 AUD         IELTS 6.5                $38,800 AUD         IELTS 6.5                   $38,800 AUD            IELTS 6.5               $38,800 AUD         IELTS 6.5               $38,800 AUD         IELTS 6.5            $38,800 AUD         IELTS 6.5
  per year             (6.0 each band)          per year            (6.0 each band)         per year            (6.0 each band)          per year            (6.0 each band)             per year               (6.0 each band)         per year            (6.0 each band)         per year            (6.0 each band)      per year            (6.0 each band)

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Learn how to apply mathematical,              On the back of the global financial         Develop your skills in business, ethics,     Developed and refined in                      Prepare yourself to become a                     Grasp a sound understanding                 Embrace a unique blend of marketing      Gain foundation knowledge and
statistical, economic and financial           crisis, finance has never been hotter.      management, finance, economics,              consultation with industry so content         business professional in a wide                  of today’s complex economic                 strategy, brand management and           skills to understand the challenges
analysis to a range of practical              Being able to navigate through the          accounting, human resources,                 is always current and relevant, this          range of careers. You’ll study a set of          environment and the skills to design        digital production, which will set       and issues facing the world and the
problems in long-term risk                    complex world of markets, banks             marketing and strategy – all key             multidisciplinary degree equips you           extensive and integrated foundation              economic systems that promote               you apart in the job market. As          accounting profession, which will
management, finance and insurance.            and laws and provide optimal advice         competencies you’ll need to succeed          with the knowledge and skills to help         units that will orient you to business,          welfare, fairness and sustainability.       well as learning about the theories      help you meet the requirements
                                              about growing wealth is highly              in today’s dynamic global business           businesses better understand their            and then you’ll complete one or two              You’ll learn about how modern               modern marketing is built on, you’ll     for professional accreditation in
  KEY FEATURES                                desirable in today’s economy. With          environment.                                 consumers, innovate, reduce their             majors to develop depth in your                  economies operate, trade and grow;          develop a thorough understanding         accounting.
                                              the skills you’ll gain in this course                                                    risk and maximise opportunities.              chosen discipline.                               the role of prices and markets in           of traditional and emerging media,
       Undertake a range of units in         – the ability to help organisations                                                                                                                                                      allocating scarce resources; and            and have opportunities to hone your
       actuarial science, statistics,                                                       KEY FEATURES                                                                             MAJORS                                                                                                                                  KEY FEATURES
                                              create value, invest wisely and                                                            KEY FEATURES                                                                                 the sorts of policy interventions that      practical skills in media-related
       finance and economics                                                                     Learn leadership and                                                                Accounting Business Analytics                                                                                                                Gain essential accounting and
                                              control risk – you’ll find yourself in                                                                                                                                                  can be introduced when economic             technologies that can be applied in a

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       Macquarie is recognised as a           demand across the globe.                           management concepts,                         Acquire an integrated body              Business Information Systems                    outcomes are less than optimal.             marketing context.                              reporting knowledge, as well

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       Center of Actuarial Excellence                                                            marketing theories, Australian               of core technical knowledge             Cyber Security Governance                                                                                                                   as a range of business-related

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       by the Society of Actuaries.                                                              legal system and sustainable                 relating to business analytics                                                                                                                                                      skills that will help to benefit
                                                                                                 business practices                                                                   Economics Entrepreneurship                                                                                                                  your career
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       Opportunity to complete                                                                                                                applied in a business                   Finance Human Resource

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       a capstone unit to apply                      Units apply current theory                  Apply theory to real-world                                                          Management International                                Tailor this degree to your                  Combine learning in theoretical          Analyse the challenges
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       theoretical knowledge to an                   and analytical techniques to                situations, equipping you                                                           Business Management Marketing                           needs and interests by                      understanding and practical              and issues facing the

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       applied scenario                              real-world finance industry                 with the skills you’ll need to               In-depth training in multiple          Management Marketing and                                studying traditional areas or               application in professional              contemporary global business

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                                                     situations.                                 operate effectively in business              disciplines provides you with                                                                  units from other areas                      marketing and media                      environment
                                                                                                 environments                                                                        Consumer Insights
                                                                                                                                              qualitative skills, quantitative
                                                     Learn from highly qualified                                                                                                                                                             An emphasis on applied                      Utilise high-quality media
ACCREDITATION                                        and experienced lecturers                   Embrace internship
                                                                                                                                              skills, computing skills and                                                                   economic skills provided by                 facilities with professional
                                                                                                                                              business training.                         KEY FEATURES                                                                                                                      ACCREDITATION
This degree is accredited by the                     who have a thorough                         opportunities with leading                                                                                                                  the study of econometrics                   studio spaces and industry-
Actuaries Institute. If you complete                 understanding of finance                    Australian organisations as                                                                                                                 will allow you to meet the                  standard digital workstations     This degree is accredited by the
                                                                                                                                              Gain the broad-based training                    A blend of theory and applied
it with grades of credit or above in                 industry practices                          well as the option of studying               you need to appeal to a variety                  knowledge will equip you with                 expectations of major                       for all production areas          Association of Chartered Certified
the relevant units, you’re eligible                                                              overseas with partner                        of potential employers                           critical-thinking, analytical,                employers.                                                                    Accountants, Chartered Accountants
                                                     Access real-time market data                universities                                                                                                                                                                            Learn from widely published       ANZ, CPA Australia, the Institute of
to apply for exemption from the                      and solve practical problems                                                                                                              problem-solving and                           Become proficient in                        academics, professional
corresponding Foundation level                                                                                                                                                                 communication skills.                                                                                                       Management Accountants and the
                                                     in our innovative Finance                                                         CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                  microeconomic and                           marketers and award-winning
professional examinations.                           Decision Lab                                                                                                                                                                            macroeconomic policy                        media producers, all with         Institute of Public Accountants.
                                                                                          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         Applications modeller and developer,                    Opportunity to get real-world
                                                                                                                                                                                               experience by completing                      with some exposure to                       industry experience
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                      Administration manager, business             business analyst, business process                                                                    financial economics and                                                       CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                                                                                                                               practical work placements
                                              ACCREDITATION                               analyst, communications manager,             improvement specialist, business                        with an industry partner                      econometrics, giving you the                                                  Accountant, auditor, business
Actuary, claims adjuster/examiner/                                                        general manager, management                                                                                                                                                             CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
investigator, fund manager,                   Macquarie University is a CFA                                                            process modelling consultant,                           organisation                                  strong theoretical background                                                 analyst, consulting firm manager,
                                              Program Partner of the CFA                  consultant, marketing consultant,            customer insights manager, data                                                                       required for a successful            Art director, broadcasting production    financial institution manager, forensic
insurance analyst, life, general                                                          office manager, operations manager,                                                                                                                career in either the public or
or health insurance specialist,               Institute, the global association for                                                    analyst, management consultant, IT                                                                                                         manager, creative director, digital      accountant, government policy
                                              investment professionals that awards        public sector manager, sales manager.        planning manager.                             ACCREDITATION                                           private sector                       marketing manager, marketing             planner/analyst, merchant banker,
pricing/marketing actuary, risk                                                                                                                                                      Accounting major accredited by
analyst, superannuation consultant,           the Chartered Financial Analyst                                                                                                                                                                                                     communications specialist,               stockbroker.
                                              designation.                                                                                                                           ASIC, CA and CPA (with correct                   CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                        marketing consultant, media and
underwriter.                                                                                                                                                                         choice of units). Human Resource
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Business journalist, econometrician,        public relations specialist, media
                                              CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                   Management major accredited by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      economist, financial analyst,               producer.
                                              Financial analyst for accounting                                                                                                       the Australian HR Institute. Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      investment analyst, management
                                              and consultancy firms, financial                                                                                                       Management major accredited by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      consultant, market analyst,
                                              economist, investment analyst,                                                                                                         Australian Marketing Institute.                  researcher, statistician, stockbroker.
                                              management consultant, market
                                              analyst, planning/policy analyst,                                                                                                      CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
             SCAN THE                         public administrator, researcher,                                                                                                      Accountant, auditor, business analyst,
             QR CODE                                                                                                                                                                 economic policy adviser, financial
             to read more                     statistician, stockbroker.
                                                                                                                                                                                     analyst, investment manager,
                                                                                                                                                                                     management consultant, market
                                                                                                                                                                                     researcher, stockbroker, taxation
                                                                                                                                                                                     consultant.

                                                                                                                                                                                     These annual fees are indicative only and may change.
Selection rank is based on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for students completing an Australian senior secondary qualification.
See pages 95–98 for conversions to qualifications in your country or visit mq.edu.au/academic-requirements                                                                               D   Double degree options exist for this course. See page 106 or visit courses.mq.edu.au for more information.
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