Explore our five bonus point options to help you get into your dream degree.
Who you are
If you've completed the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or an International Baccalaureate (IB) and you've included Macquarie in your preferences, you may be eligible to receive bonus points that can be added to your ATAR or equivalent admissions rank.
Combine your bonus points
You can receive a maximum of 10 bonus points combined across the five schemes, apart from the following degrees for which you can receive a maximum of six bonus points:
- Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and its double degrees
- Bachelor of Laws and its double degrees
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and its double degrees
- Bachelor of Advanced Science
- Bachelor of Clinical Science.
Explore your options
We recognise your achievements in subjects that relate specifically to Macquarie's courses. You can receive a maximum of six bonus points.
Rural Bonus Scheme
If you're from rural and regional Australia, we can help with up to nine bonus points.
Educational Access Scheme
If you have experienced educational or social disadvantage, you may be eligible for up to five bonus points.
Elite Athletes and Artistic Performers
If competitive commitments have affected your studies, you may be eligible for four bonus points or scholarships.
Big History Scheme
You may be eligible to earn three bonus points by completing our Big History: Connecting Knowledge MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).