Macquarie University

Sydney, New South Wales
Public-University

Overview

Macquarie University is a public research university based in Sydney, Australia, in the suburb of Macquarie Park. Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.

Macquarie University offers industry-relevant undergraduate degrees, provides students with overseas study and exchange opportunities in over 50 countries and has a vibrant campus life. In the undergraduate level, faculties include arts, business, human sciences, medicine and health sciences and science and engineering. The study options offered at Macquarie include full-time, part-time, distance study, evening classes and mid-year starts.

Macquarie University runs a number of support programs that are specifically designed for overseas students. Pre-departure guidance is offered to help students make their arrival in Australia easy and stress-free. Important information about student visa, rules for working while studying, health insurance and tips for bringing their partner and children to Australia are provided. International students are also informed about accommodation options. From on-campus colleges to off-campus apartments, Macquarie will help find the right home for students.

Macquarie offers a range of scholarships for undergraduate students. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need and/or other hardship. The university also recognizes factors such as academic excellence, sporting achievement, outstanding character and extra-curricular activities.

Macquarie has generous scholarship programs in Australia for international students. Examples of international scholarships include the vice-chancellor’s international scholarship, marketing partner scholarships, Macquarie university south Asia scholarships and the Macquarie university African scholarships.

#10th in Australia by QS Rankings
Type Public University
Size Large
25,480 Students
Location
Sydney
New South Wales

Learning

Courses Available

Diploma
  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
Bachelor
  • Arts
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health and Nursing
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Natural Sciences

Applying

How to Apply?

Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

6.5 Minimum IELTS Score
TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced, Cambridge English: Proficiency, Occupational English Test Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Feb
05
Application (RPL) deadlines for Session 1

Cost and Scholarships

AUD 23,500
Median Tuition Fee

Types of Scholarships Available

Merit-Based
Departmental
Regional

Scholarships

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship
Total Worth Upto AUD $10,000
Eligibility and Requirements To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a full-time international student commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree (excluding Graduate Certificates and Global MBA courses) and meet the following criteria: Achieve a minimum WAM equivalent of 65 for postgraduate applications; or a minimum ATAR equivalent of 85 for undergraduate applications. Commence study in the session and year indicated in your scholarship letter of offer.
Application Deadline Open year round
Other Details To be considered for this scholarship, applicants are required to complete a scholarship application form and hold a valid offer letter to study at Macquarie University.
Macquarie University Regional Scholarship
Total Worth AUD $5,000 per year
Eligibility and Requirements To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a full-time international student commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree (excluding Graduate Certificates and Global MBA courses) and meet the following criteria: Be a citizen of Mongolia, South Korea, Russia, Japan, Lebanon, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia or one of the countries located in either the ASEAN, South Asia, African, Latin American or European regions. Accept your Letter of Offer and pay the commencement fee by the Acceptance Deadline. Remain enrolled in each compulsory study period.
Application Deadline Open year round
Other Details Applicants will be assessed automatically for this scholarship. Successful candidates will receive the scholarship with their offer letter.
Nepal Early Acceptance Scholarship
Total Worth AUD $10,000 per year
Eligibility and Requirements To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a full-time international student commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree (excluding Graduate Certificates and Global MBA courses) and meet the following criteria: Be a citizen of Nepal. Accept your Letter of Offer and pay the commencement fee by the Acceptance Deadline. Remain enrolled in each compulsory study period.
Application Deadline Open year round
Other Details Applicants will be assessed automatically for this scholarship. Successful candidates will receive the scholarship with their offer letter.