About Macquarie Business School

Discover an education inspired by the rapidly changing world of business. You'll benefit from our flexible, future-focused programs and innovative learning spaces built for collaboration.

A renowned MBA plus your passion, multiplied by our collective – that's You to the power of Us.

Macquarie University ranks in the top 1% of universities worldwide

Our MBA ranks in the global top 100 of MBA programs

First Australian university to receive Institute of Management Accountants Accreditation

Excel Skills for Business course won the Coursera Outstanding Educator Award for Transformation

Accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Macquarie Business School rethinks, reimagines and rewrites the rules of business. We recognise that to excel in the fields of business, finance and economics is to have a positive influence on their far-reaching impact in a globalised society.

Macquarie Business School was created in 2018, integrating the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) and Macquarie Applied Finance Centre (MAFC) into a single clear structure. Macquarie Business School is the focal point for all business, management and economics research and education at Macquarie. The school offers a platform for interdisciplinary collaboration between our students, staff and industry partners to provide engaged learning experiences. Learn more

About our programs

Education is changing at a pace corresponding with rapid developments in business and the world at large, and our programs are designed to support future leadership that is insightful and creative, versatile and resilient. We are therefore honoured to have committed, globally recognised staff who are highly qualified experts and industry practitioners, cohorts of energetic students and a passionate and active alumni community supporting us, reflective of our highly ranked programs and a culture of innovation.

Our progressive research and education programs include integration with technology and multidisciplinary perspectives to enrich our offering and help our people develop solutions and concepts with a global impact. This results in a deeper understanding of, and a more ethical and effective response to, a dynamic society where business, finance and economics can make a real difference to the wider world.

It’s tomorrow built by You(us)

Online MBA

Our purpose

Our purpose is to provide inspiring and engaging business education and research that is useful to students throughout their careers and for solving society’s biggest problems.

View our strategic plan 2019-2025

Impact – we make a positive difference in the world; we are anchored in business and society and committed to serving their needs.

Connection – we have a strong external and global focus, working closely with business, professional bodies, other universities and governments to provide enriched opportunities for our students and extend the reach and impacts of our research.

Collaboration – the complex, large-scale challenges we address call for integrating insights from different disciplines, and our diverse expertise enables us to bring new ideas to fruition.

Inclusivity – we take pride in the diversity of our community, which brings us strength and resilience through promoting multiple perspectives and pooling our complementary capabilities.

Global citizenship – we are part of a large and exciting global ecosystem. Our research is of global significance and endows our students with a sophisticated global world view.

For our staff: we aspire to support and challenge you as we work together to enable the creation of world-class research and develop and deliver innovative courses that inspire and support our students to achieve their goals.

For our partners in business, government and the broader community, we aspire to be your partner of choice when you seek talented graduates, independent research insight, advice and expert commentary, or development opportunities for your leaders and senior managers.

For our alumni: we aspire to work collaboratively with you to create an engaged and thriving alumni ecosystem to generate profound value for our alumni and students.

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Our academic staff are experts and thought leaders in their field and include award-winning researchers and experienced industry practitioners.

2018 total enrolled students: 17,218







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2018 total completions: 4,511







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*Based on 2018 Graduate Outcome Survey (GOS) data, as reported on the QILT website.

Content owner: Macquarie Business School Last updated: 05 May 2020 8:54am

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