Macquarie University

Macquarie University

Get the experience you need to get ahead

At Macquarie, we believe there’s no teacher like experience. When you’re powered by our collective, you multiply your potential to go beyond the classroom theory and on to achieve truly remarkable things.

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At Macquarie, we believe there’s no teacher like experience.

That’s why we’ve knocked down the walls between academia and industry to give you inbuilt internships and courses co-created by industry professionals, all so you can receive the perfect blend of academic and real-world experience before you start your career.

And with personalised degrees and combined virtual and on-campus learning, you study more of what matters most to you.

When you multiply our world-leading facilities, industry connections, flexible curriculum, and award-winning internship program, you get the experience you need to get ahead.

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Discover Macquarie’s areas of study

Arts and social sciences

Arts graduates are highly sought after by employers because arts courses ensure you develop high-level skills in a range of areas such as problem solving, research, creative thinking and communication – skills essential for success in the 21st century workplace. Study Arts at Macquarie and enjoy our new Arts precinct.


Macquarie equips you with the skills that employers want. Our interdisciplinary approach gives you the chance to combine courses, choose to generalise or specialise in an area that interests you, and get hands-on experience through internships with leading Australian companies.


As a Macquarie teaching graduate, you’ll benefit from our uniquely developed 5Rs framework. Through this framework, you’ll become a teacher who is resilient, reflexive, responsive, ready to learn and research engaged. 


Our engineering program uniquely combines a solid foundation in theoretical knowledge with modern, practical skills acquisition and industry experience. You can choose to specialise in electrical, electronic, mechanical, mechatronic, software or telecommunications engineering.


Our flexible IT degrees – developed in consultation with industry – give you the opportunity to specialise in cybersecurity, data science, game design and development, information systems and business analysis, software technology solutions, or web and mobile app development.

Languages and Linguistics

Studies in languages and linguistics at Macquarie will prepare you for a range of careers across the globe such as interpreting and translation, teaching, journalism, business or international relations.


As a pioneer of interdisciplinary law study in Australia, Macquarie prepares you to look beyond law as a set of rules and procedures. You’ll be challenged to think around problems and provide more innovative solutions – skills highly valued by employers.

Media, communications and creative arts

At Macquarie you’ll learn from award-winning experts, using professional-standard facilities. Our courses equip you with an understanding of emerging media and industry practices, as well as traditional communications.

Medicine and Health

Macquarie is a world leader in health. We’re home to MQ Health – Australia’s first fully integrated university-led health sciences centre – and the Australian Hearing Hub, both of which combine excellence in clinical care with teaching and research.

Psychology and cognitive sciences

When you study psychology and cognitive science at Macquarie, you’ll expand your thinking and your employment potential. We offer a broad, interdisciplinary approach to learning – an approach that better prepares you for life and your career.


Our in-demand science graduates stand at the forefront of change and innovation. We’re home to researchers and academics who are internationally recognised for their work, so you’ll study with people who use their knowledge to make an impact on the issues of today and tomorrow.

Security, intelligence and criminology

Our highly practical and unique courses in security studies, intelligence and cyber security have produced in-demand graduates who are working with NSW Police, AFP, cyber security consultancies and the defence forces.