Macquarie University

Established in Sydney in 1964, Macquarie University is a progressive voice among universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Created during a time of extraordinary social transformation to be a different kind of university, it was and will always be a bold experiment in higher education.

True to its founders' vision, the University has challenged the conventional thinking of academia through innovations in its campus set-up, curricula, interdisciplinary research, and engagement with industry and the wider community.

More than 40,000 students are enrolled annually across five faculties: Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine and Health Sciences, Human Sciences, and Science and Engineering.

Over the years, the campus has become a magnet for a constellation of companies - all local and global leaders in dynamic sectors including information technology and healthcare - which means greater access to career opportunities for its graduates.

The University is imbuing all of its undergraduate curricula with an emphasis on civic and professional participation. Its PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program takes students into working and social environments that enrich their experiences and connections, and open their minds to engaging as active world citizens.

The Macquarie University campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport - 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Transfering your previous study credits

Macquarie review all previous learning experiences - whether they're formal qualifications or other types of non-formal and informal learning. Students could get a head start for both entry into and credit towards their course.

For more information about RPL, please visit http://www.mq.edu.au/study/high-school-students/getting-into-university/applying/recognition-of-prior-learning

External study oppurtunities

A range of Bachelor degrees as well as most postgraduate programs are offered externally.
CampusAddress
Melbourne Applied Finance Ctr Level 6, 500 Collins Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
MGSM North Ryde 99 Talavera Road MACQUARIE PARK NSW 2113
MGSM Sydney CBD Level 7, 37 Pitt Street SYDNEY NSW 2000
North Ryde Balaclava Road NORTH RYDE NSW 2109
Sydney Applied Finance Centre Level 3, 10 Spring Street SYDNEY NSW 2000

2017 Macquarie University Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from Macquarie University for 2017.
Please select one of the drop down options to see the available scholarships.

Description Ani Apcarian was a student in early childhood at Macquarie University, who very sadly lost her life in a plane crash in 2009. Ani graduated posthumously in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts. Ani was a very keen volunteer in the Armenian community, volunteering at the Armenian school. This scholarship honours Ani's commitment to volunteering and her passion for early childhood education.
Eligibility Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be enrolled or intending to enrol in the Bachelor of Education (Early childhood Education) at Macquarie University. Selection is based on: academic merit; commitment to community service; leadership qualities and leadership potential.
Annual amount $2,500
Application closing date Early January
Support types Equity Scholarship,
Level of study Undergraduate,
Gender Co-Ed
Frequency of offer Annual
Length of support 1 years
Field of study
  • Education & Training

2018 Macquarie University Ratings and Rankings

These ratings for Macquarie University were published in The Good Universities Guide 2018. Data is sourced from graduates four months post-graduation and other public sources.


Top 20% in AUS

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Rating Types University Ratings Field of Study Ratings
Social Equity 9.00%
Staff Qualification 72.00%
Student Demand
L: 0% M: 75% H: 25%
Student Retention 6.00%
Student:Teacher Ratio 27:1
Learner Engagement 57.30%
Learning Resources 88.40%
Overall Experience 78.80%
Skills Development 78.50%
Student Support 67.00%
Teaching Quality 80.70%
Full-Time Employment 69.70%
Starting Salary $53,500
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