At Macquarie you will join a diverse and welcoming community of 35,000 students, including 12,000 international students from over 110 countries.
Macquarie is Australia’s number one modern university (QS World University Rankings ‘Top 50 Under 50’) and is ranked among the top two per cent of universities in the world (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Rankings of World Universities 2012). Macquarie University offers internationally recognised and respected degrees, an outstanding student lifestyle and a modern parkland campus 30 minutes from Sydney’s city centre in the heart of Australia’s largest high-technology business precinct.
Macquarie leads the way in interdisciplinary research and teaching, with degrees that are focused on graduate outcomes and real-world learning. Degrees are offered in the following areas of study:
• Education and teaching
• Engineering and information technology
• Health sciences
• Linguistics, speech and hearing, and translation and interpreting
• Media and creative arts
• Security and intelligence
• Society, languages, history and culture
Macquarie is home to internationally-renowned researchers, which means Macquarie students learn from teachers who are leaders in their fields.
Macquarie is ranked fourth in Australia for research at the highest level. In the recent Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia initiative, Macquarie achieved a maximum 5 rating (indicating outstanding performance well above world standard) in biological sciences, Earth sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences and psychology and cognitive sciences.
Macquarie is also number 1 in Australia in environmental sciences and ecology research, and 16 in the world (Thomson Reuters, Essential Science Indicators).