Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Arts - Psychology

Macquarie University

This program provides a joint qualification in Commerce and Psychology. It lets students gain a comprehensive understanding of Commerce and business functions, strategy and skills whilst equipping them with a wide range of fundamental psychological concepts which will help them understand how people think, act and feel. The program component is a flexible degree which allows students the choice to complete a major from a variety of commerce/business disciplines. The arts-psychology component combines a core study of psychology with a broad range of elective units. The accredited sequence opens the opportunity to further study in psychology.

Course Fee:


International: $145,200

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; assumed knowledge: HSC General Mathematics (or international equivalent). Recommended studies: HSC Mathematics (or international equivalent). Introductory units and bridging courses are available for students without the assumed and/or recommended prior knowledge.

Structure:

96 credit points; minimum 60 credit points at 200 level or above; minimum 30 credit points at 300 level or above; minimum 42 credit points designated as commerce; completion of a qualifying major for the Bachelor of Commerce component

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Business information systems; Decision science; Economics; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Human resources; International business; Marketing

Study Pathways:

Eligible students may meet the requirements for transfer to the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with the degree of Bachelor of Commerce program subject to meeting transfer criteria. Continuation with the honours year is subject to meeting honours admission requirements. Should a student not meet the requirements, they will graduate with a Bachelor of Commerce with the degree of Bachelor of Arts - Psychology. Admission to the honours years will require a weighted average SNG (Standard Numerical Grade) of 70 over all Psychology units and a weighted average SNG of 75 over all 300 level Psychology units and a minimum of 72 credit points. Applicants to the fourth year honours program who do not meet these requirements may also be considered on an individual basis.

Further information:

This program is only available in internal attendance mode.

Recognition:

Students who complete a major in marketing will receive accreditation with the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). Students who complete a Human Resources major will receive accreditation with the Australian Institute of Human Resources (AHRI). Accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde 83 Yes Full time 4 years
North Ryde 83 Yes Part time 8 years

Macquarie – ranked among the top two per cent of universities in the world – is an institution engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives.

Since its foundation 54 years ago, Macquarie has aspired to be a different type of university: one that’s focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society to advance world-class theoretical thinking and translate it into real-world solutions.

Macquarie is uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct.

With more than 300 leading companies located on or around the Macquarie campus, students are able to tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers. 

Macquarie’s courses ensure students graduate with the skills and experience that employers are looking for – which is why Macquarie is ranked in the top 10 in Australia for graduate employment.

Macquarie’s courses are designed in consultation with industry and focus on practical, ‘real-world’ learning. Such learning is facilitated through unique programs such as the award-winning Global Leadership Program, recognised as Australia’s

flagship tertiary global leadership program; PACE (Professional and Community Engagement), the only program of its kind in Australia that gives students practical, work-integrated experience that’s fully integrated into their course; and one of Australia’s best exchange programs, which allows students to gain academic credit at one of 150 global partners along with job-ready skills before they graduate.

Macquarie’s 126-hectare campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport – 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Visit us www.mq.edu.au 

 

Macquarie at a glance

* Ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world

* Five QS stars in teaching, employability, research, facilities, internationalisation, innovation, inclusiveness and specialist criteria

* Ranked among the top 130 universities in the world for employability (QS graduate employability rankings, 2018)

* 10 subjects ranked in top 100 globally (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018)

* More than 150 partner universities for student exchange in more than 40 countries

* More than 30,000 work placements or community experiences through PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) partnerships

* More than 300 industry partners on campus or in the adjacent high?tech precinct, providing access to internship and job opportunities

* $1 billion invested to create a collaborative campus with world-class facilities and infrastructure

* Located in the heart of Sydney’s fastest-growing region, only 15 kilometres from the Sydney CBD

* Over 184,000 alumni from more than 140 countries

* Australia’s first fully integrated health precinct centred around the on-campus hospital

* One hundred per cent of research activity rated at world standard or above

* Thirty researchers in the top one per cent of scientific authors in the world

 

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

 

 

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