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MQ is a renowned comprehensive public university in Australia. It has a strong reputation in fields such as business, finance, accounting, linguistics, and education. Macquarie University is also the only Australian university with a dedicated linguistics research centre. The in-house faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences (FMHHS), offer world-class spinal healthcare services and research.


MQ operates a Spinal Health Clinic, providing advanced spinal treatments and rehabilitation services, including chiropractic care, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation training. MQ places a strong emphasis on technological innovation and application, it collaborates with several high-tech companies in Australia to drive scientific and technological innovation.


Popular Majors (QS ranking)

  • Philosophy (24)
  • Linguistics (28)
  • Classics and Ancient History (44)
  • Psychology (72)
  • Accounting and Finance (83)
  • Communication and Media Studies (100)
  • Geography (100)
  • Geophysics (100)


Situated above the main transport hub at Wynyard, Macquarie City campus is an ideal place to combine work and study. With three sessions a year for pathway and undergraduate programs, Macquarie City campus offers flexibility with the opportunity to finish an undergraduate degree in two years.


Three undergraduate degrees are offered: B Business Administration, B Commerce – Professional Accounting and B Arts majoring in Media, Culture and Communication.


Students undertaking an undergraduate program at Macquarie City campus graduate with a Macquarie University degree.


Macquarie City campus also offers the Macquarie University Foundation Studies Program which provides alternative entry into undergraduate degrees at the North Ryde or City campuses. Applications for the foundation program are submitted directly to the Macquarie City campus and not through the Universities Admissions Centre.


Notable Alumni


Peter Andren, former member for Calare in the Australian House of Representatives (Independent)


MiG Ayesa, singer and second runner-up on TV show Rock Star: INXS


Patricia Bergin, Chief Judge in Equity, NSW Supreme Court


Grant Brits, swimmer, bronze medallist at Beijing Olympics


Barry Brook (scientist), climate scientist and advocate of nuclear power


Greg Coffey, hedge fund manager


John Connor, environmentalist


Murray Cook, Anthony Field, Greg Page, three founding members of The Wiggles


Peter Debnam, former NSW Opposition Leader


Miranda Devine, columnist, writer


F. J. Duarte, author, physicist


Liz Ellis, former Australian national netball team captain


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