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Pathways comparison


Next Step Macquarie University International College
Who
  • 2014 or 2015 HSC student with ATAR 50+ 
  • Non-school applicant without necessary qualifications for direct entry into a bachelor degree
  • Completed HSC with ATAR 60+ or HSC overall average above 60%
What
  • Choose from a range of first year units to study on campus.  Two units are studied in a session
  • Diploma of Accounting, Commerce and Business Administration
  • Diploma of Engineering
  • Diploma of Information Technology
  • Diploma of Media and Communication.
Duration

One year (6 months if you earn a GPA of at least 3.0 in your first session after completing at least 2 units)

28 weeks (Four terms of 6 teaching weeks plus orientation, exams and term breaks)

Intakes
  • February
  • July
  • February
  • July
  • October
Degree options

Upon successful completion of the Next Step program, you are eligible for entry into one of 17 Macquarie degrees.

When you successfully complete your diploma program, you will be guaranteed a place in the second year of a selected range of Macquarie University bachelor degrees (as long as you meet the entry requirements).

Fees

Paid upfront in full prior to each session.  Tuition fees are charged in accordance with the subject area of the unit to be studied. 

(2016 costs varied from $1216 - $2028 per 3 credit point unit. These are indicative only)

Tuition fees are charged in accordance with the subject area of the unit to be studied. 

(2016 costs varied from $1216 - $2028 per 3 credit point unit. These are indicative only.)

Estimated costs:


  • Diploma of Accounting, Commerce and Business $10,000+
  • Diploma of Engineering $8,000+
  • Diploma of Information Technology $8,000+
  • Diploma of Media and Communication $6,000+

HECS-HELP available.

How to apply

Directly to Macquarie

Directly to Macquarie

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