Big History Scheme

Big History Scheme

What is it?

The Big History bonus points scheme rewards your commitment to learning, acknowledging your participation and completion of the Big History: Connecting Knowledge MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) available through the COURSERA® platform.

Who you are

A student who is studying in Australia or studying the Australian Curriculum overseas or equivalent and is considering applying through the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) to Macquarie University within the next 3 years to study a bachelor degree.

To be eligible for the Big History bonus points scheme you will need to verify completion of the Big History: Connecting Knowledge course available on the COURSERA® platform.

How you apply

You will need to:

Combine your bonus points

Applications in 2018 for all bachelor programs at Macquarie University are eligible for the Big History bonus points scheme with the exception of:

  • All actuarial degrees (including double degrees)

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 Advanced Science
  • Bachelor of Clinical Science
  • Bachelor of Laws and its double degrees
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and its double degrees.
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