Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition for prior learning for MGSM programs

Recognition of prior learning acknowledges your prior study and work experience. The MBA program recognises formal, Informal and non-formal learning when considering granting Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

More information on RPL at Macquarie, including the RPL Policy, available here.

Applicants who have completed or partially completed a relevant graduate award at a recognised tertiary institution may receive up to 50% credit toward the MBA program.

To be granted RPL, please indicate in your online application that you would like to be considered for RPL and we will assess your application. To be considered for non-formal and informal RPL, please apply here.

Need help applying?

E: mqbs-mbainfo@
mq.edu.au

T: +61 (2) 9850 6767
Mon to Fri: 9am – 5pm AEDT

Examples of units and the relevant criteria that can count towards your Recognition of Prior Learning application are below.

MBA unit

Criteria

MMBA8020

Marketing Management

AQF level 9 unit relating to marketing theory.

MMBA8035

Financial Management

AQF level 9 unit relating to Corporate Finance or Financial Management.

If applicant does not have a relevant AQF level 9 unit then credit will be considered if the applicant has associate membership of the following professional accreditation bodies combined with relevant work experience:

  • FINSIA
  • Level 1 and 2 CFA

MMBA8040

Accounting for Management

AQF level 9 unit relating to management accounting or accounting principles

If applicant does not have a relevant AQF level unit then credit will be considered if the applicant has associate membership of the following professional accreditation bodies combined with relevant work experience:

  • CPA
  • CAANZ
  • AIPA
  • ACCA
  • Level 1 and 2 CFA

MGSM845

Economic Context of Management

AQF level 9 unit relating to economics

MGSM850

Strategic Frameworks

Potentially a unit that focuses on strategic frameworks (not just strategic management) however the assessment of RPL will be considered on a case by case basis.

MGSM870

Organisational Behaviour

AQF level 9 unit relating to organisational behaviour.

MGSM880 Foundations of Management Thought

Potentially an AQF level 9 unit in philosophy however the assessment of RPL will be considered on a case by case basis.

MGSM890 Operations Management

AQF level 9 unit relating to operations management.

MGSM960 Information and Decision Analysis

AQF level 9 unit relating to statistics.

RPL will not be granted for the following units: MMBA8060, MMBA8150, MMBA8151, MMBA8153, MMBA8155, MMBA8181, MMBA8182, MMBA8189.

For specific questions you may about applying for RPL, please contact:

MGSM Programs Student Services
6 Management Drive
E: mqbs-applications@mq.edu.au
T: + 61 (2) 9850 7829

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