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One of the world’s best modern universities, Macquarie is renowned for excellence in
interdisciplinary research and teaching, our unique approach to learning, our highly
skilled graduates, and our first-class facilities.
A smart investment in your future
As a Macquarie University student you will benefit from our real-world approach to learning,
practical experiences that give you work-ready skills, and a high-tech campus uniquely located to
give you exposure to leading companies.
Employers worldwide prefer our graduates because they know that at Macquarie you don’t just
learn from textbooks. You learn from internationally-respected researchers, unique industry
collaborations and programs that give you the real-world experiences and leadership skills
employers look for. CEOs surveyed in The New York Times rank Macquarie in the world’s top 100
universities for graduate recruitment (2012 Global Employability Survey).
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A location that connects you to industry
Macquarie’s 126 hectare park-like campus is located in North Ryde, 15 kilometres from Sydney’s
city centre. Our unique location in the heart of Australia’s largest high-technology precinct gives
you a wide range of networking and internship opportunities with potential employers.
A selection of degrees are also offered at Macquarie City Campus (city.mq.edu.au),
in Sydney’s central business district.
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Over AU$1 billion has recently been invested in the Macquarie campus to give you the very best
facilities for learning, research and recreation. Macquarie’s library is unique in Australia, with the
country’s first robotic storage and retrieval system, and we also host the most technologically
advanced private hospital on an Australian university campus.
Top ten in Australia
Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking
of World Universities 2013; Times Higher
Education World University Rankings
Number 1 in Australia
and 18 in the world
QS ranking of world universities under
50 years of age, June 2013
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Despite being a relatively young university, Macquarie has established an enviable reputation
for research excellence, particularly in the sciences, social sciences and professional disciplines.
In 2012, the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation,
Macquarie achieved a maximum 5 rating (indicating performance well above world standard)
in three research disciplines: Earth sciences, environmental sciences and physical sciences. In
total, 85 per cent of Macquarie’s research activity was rated as world standard or higher.
Rated QS 5 stars for Research
At Macquarie, we support you to undertake internships, international experiences and
leadership programs to make you stand out to employers worldwide. Our Global Leadership
Program can be completed alongside any degree at Macquarie and provides outstanding
opportunities to build important leadership skills.
A dedicated Career and Employment Service also helps you develop the confidence and skills
you need to launch, or further, your career.
A supportive, multicultural community
Macquarie provides a welcoming home to over 11,000 students from more than 100
countries. With support from application to graduation, and a leading English language
school on-campus, Macquarie will help you transition to Australian university life and achieve
your best. We also boast a global alumni network of 140,000 graduates in 140 countries,
giving you invaluable professional connections throughout the world.
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Macquarie offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in study areas including:
education and teaching
engineering and information technology
health and medical sciences
linguistics, translating and interpreting
• MBA (Macquarie Graduate School of
• media and creative arts
• medicine and surgery (postgraduate only)
• security and intelligence
• society, history, languages and culture
Find a degree to suit you at courses.mq.edu.au or download a course guide from
Discover where a Macquarie degree can take you
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