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Macquarie University

  • THE rank of 11 in Australia
  • QS rank of 14 in Australia
  • THE global rank of 93 for education
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Key Info

  • Main campus: Sydney, New South Wales
  • Student population: 24,512
  • THE rank in Australia: 11
  • QS rank in Australia: 14
  • THE global rank of 93 for education. Global top 125 universities for arts and humanities and psychology, top 150 for law and social sciences, top 175 for business and economics, computer science, and physical sciences, and top 200 for engineering, and clinical and health.
  • QS score of 80% or above for international faculty ratio, international students ratio, and international research network.
  • CRICOS reference: 00002J


Macquarie University lies squarely within Sydney’s largest and most economically impactful high-tech district, giving its students unmatched access to Australia’s most important research and economic opportunities. QS ranks Macquarie within the top 1% of all universities worldwide, and the University’s business school is among Australia’s best. Its 220,000 alumni form a diverse and successful global community that continues to make significant contributions in the arts, sciences, healthcare, engineering, and business.


  • Wallumattagal Campus, Sydney
  • City Campus, Sydney

Top Courses


Master of Conservation Biology. CRICOS Course Code: 086079K

Master of Sustainable Development – Suitable for those looking to work at the governmental level, NGOs, corporate field etc. CRICOS Course Code: 086079K

Master of Environment - Focus on practical work, both in the field and in modern labs. CRICOS Course Code: 084700K


  • Master of Clinical Sciences - Macquarie is a world leader in health. It is 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. Study medical sciences surrounded by leading practitioners, researchers and health facilities, including MQ Health and the Australian Hearing Hub. CRICOS Course Code: 078627J

Society and Culture

• Masters in applied linguistics, masters in translation worldwide top 10 – look for  French and European and Asian languages. 

Commerce and Management

Master of Professional Accounting – Students can gain ACCA and CIMA exemptions. CRICOS Course Code: 099183C

Master of Applied Finance ranked #32 globally (QS World University Rankings, 2021) CRICOS Course Code: 083777G

• Master of Business Administration - second in Australia, requires three years of post-graduate work experience. CRICOS Course Code: 083781A

Master of Combined Studies in Marketing / International Business, highly ranked in global rankings

Natural and Physical Sciences

Master of Actuarial Practice - no 1 in Australia for Actuarial Science.  CRICOS Course Code: 083775K


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