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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
2 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 3 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 email@example.com • call us on +61 2 9850 7346 APPLY NOW
4 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 5 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
6 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 7 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
8 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 9 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
10 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 11 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
12 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 13 $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.
14 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 15 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
16 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 17 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.
18 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 19 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.
20 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 21 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
22 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 23 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.
24 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 25 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 Find out more Find out more courses.mq.edu.au mq.edu.au/double-degrees
26 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 27 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) Find out more courses.mq.edu.au
28 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 29 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. Find out more mq.edu.au/study/find-a-course/arts-and-social-sciences/_
30 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 31 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.
32 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 33 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. SCAN THE QR CODE to read more
34 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 35 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. Find out more mq.edu.au/study/find-a-course/business/_
36 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2021 MQ.EDU.AU 37 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) SELECTION SELECTION SELECTION SELECTION SELECTION SELECTION SELECTION SELECTION RANK RANK RANK RANK RANK RANK RANK RANK 95 85 80 80 80 80 85 80 OVERVIEW OVERVIEW OVERVIEW OVERVIEW OVERVIEW OVERVIEW OVERVIEW OVERVIEW 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 n 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 n Center of Actuarial Excellence marketing theories, Australian of core technical knowledge Cyber Security Governance as a range of business-related n 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 KEY FEATURES KEY FEATURES KEY FEATURES n n and information systems Opportunity to complete applied in a business Finance Human Resource n n 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 environment n 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 n n 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 n 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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