Bachelor of Arts

Selection rank: 75.00

Fees: $10,958/year

Duration: 3 years full-time

Study mode: Full-time, part-time; North Ryde campus, external

Multiply career possibilities with the highest median salary

Macquarie Arts graduates are highly sought after by employers and have the highest median salary for full-time graduates among all Sydney universities. You’ll develop strong capabilities in a range of areas such as problem solving, intercultural, digital, critical and creative thinking and communication – skills essential for a lifetime of careers in the 21st century.

Our Bachelor of Arts allows you to turn your passion into a career by exploring your interests in depth, and honing your skills and knowledge through PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) workplace and exchange opportunities, practical application and expert teaching.

Macquarie Arts graduates are highly sought after by employers and have the highest median salary for full-time graduates among all Sydney universities. You’ll develop strong capabilities in a range of areas such as problem solving, intercultural, digital, critical and creative thinking and communication – skills essential for a lifetime of careers in the 21st century.

Our Bachelor of Arts allows you to turn your passion into a career by exploring your interests in depth, and honing your skills and knowledge through PACE workplace and exchange opportunities, practical application and expert teaching.

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Macquarie Arts graduates are highly sought after by employers and have the highest median salary for full-time graduates among all Sydney universities. You’ll develop strong capabilities in a range of areas such as problem solving, intercultural, digital, critical and creative thinking and communication – skills essential for a lifetime of careers in the 21st century.

Our Bachelor of Arts allows you to turn your passion into a career by exploring your interests in depth, and honing your skills and knowledge through PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) workplace and exchange opportunities, practical application and expert teaching.

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Did you know?

  • We’re ranked 1st in Sydney for overall quality of educational experience and teaching for humanities, culture and social sciences (QILT, 2017).
  • You can choose from over 70 majors according to your interests – more than any other Arts degree in Sydney.

How to Apply
Entry Requirements
HECS, Scholarships, Fee Assistance

How to apply

  1. Use Find a Course to discover your ideal Macquarie degree.
  2. Explore your entry options.
  3. Preference Macquarie in your UAC application.
  4. Once you receive an offer, you’ll need to accept it and enrol online.

Entry requirements

The selection rank requirement for 2018 is 75.00. The selection rank for 2019 will be released on December 2018.

The selection rank considers your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) plus any allocated adjustment factors.

ATARs are calculated in each state and help universities determine who will receive a place in an undergraduate course.

International Baccalaureate (IB) students are allocated a UAC rank based on their total IB score.

There are a number of ways of getting into Macquarie University – your ATAR is just one of them. Try our entry program navigator to compare all our entry pathway options and work out which one suits you best.

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Students who have made an active and significant contribution to society at large, who show initiative and commitment can apply for Macquarie’s Global Leadership Entry Program to be eligible for an early offer.

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HECS, scholarships and fee assistance

Students enrolled in Commonwealth supported places may be eligible for HECS-HELP assistance to pay their student contribution amounts.

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Additional fee assistance options are also available.

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We offer a range of scholarships recognising not only academic excellence and sporting achievement but also emphasising social inclusion and equity awarded on the basis of financial need and/or other hardship.

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How to apply

  1. Use Find a Course to discover your ideal Macquarie degree.
  2. Explore your entry options.
  3. Preference Macquarie in your UAC application.
  4. Once you receive an offer, you’ll need to accept it and enrol online.

Entry requirements

The selection rank requirement for 2018 is 75.00. The selection rank for 2019 will be released on December 2018.

The selection rank considers your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) plus any allocated adjustment factors.

ATARs are calculated in each state and help universities determine who will receive a place in an undergraduate course.

International Baccalaureate (IB) students are allocated a UAC rank based on their total IB score.

There are a number of ways of getting into Macquarie University – your ATAR is just one of them. Try our entry program navigator to compare all our entry pathway options and work out which one suits you best.

Learn more

Students who have made an active and significant contribution to society at large, who show initiative and commitment can apply for Macquarie’s Global Leadership Entry Program to be eligible for an early offer.

Learn more

HECS, scholarships and fee assistance

Students enrolled in Commonwealth supported places may be eligible for HECS-HELP assistance to pay their student contribution amounts.

Learn more

Additional fee assistance options are also available.

Learn more

We offer a range of scholarships recognising not only academic excellence and sporting achievement but also emphasising social inclusion and equity awarded on the basis of financial need and/or other hardship.

Learn more

What do students say?

Testimonial

Perri Reynolds
Student, Bachelor of Arts with the degree of Bachelor of Laws

Programs that advance practical learning

“Macquarie is an incredible place to learn, live, and study. It gives so much support to its students.

The Criminology department offers hands on, practical learning for certain skills which you would not be able to access elsewhere. Studying Cyber Security as part of my Criminology major and completing much of my learning online has helped me both professionally and personally.

The opportunity to participate in programs such as the Global Leadership Program, PACE and Exchange has been the standout feature of Macquarie for me personally.”

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Where could your degree take you?

Depending on your choice of course, your Macquarie Bachelor of Arts degree could boost your career as an:

  • Advocacy officer
  • Art collection officer
  • Choreographer
  • Communications officer
  • Conservator
  • Consultant
  • Historian
  • Intelligence officer
  • International development adviser

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  • Interpreter
  • Journalist
  • Media adviser
  • Multimedia specialist
  • Museum education officer
  • Policy adviser
  • Politician
  • Public affairs consultant
  • Public relations officer
  • Publisher
  • Radio producer
  • Social change activist
  • Social or market researcher
  • Sound technician
  • Teacher (with further study)
  • Television/film production assistant
  • Translator and interpreter
  • Web/game developer
  • Writer
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Employers who work with our graduates

Recent Bachelor of Arts graduates have found employment with a diverse range of companies and industries including:

  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • BUPA Australia
  • Coca-Cola South Pacific
  • Cochlear Ltd
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Fairfax Media
  • Foxtel
  • Hip Media
  • IBM
  • Lend Lease

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  • Network Ten
  • Nine Network Australia
  • NSW Bar Association
  • NSW Health
  • NSW Minister for the Arts
  • NSW Police Force
  • Pacific Magazines
  • Toshiba
  • UNESCO
  • United Nations
  • Virgin Australia
  • Westpac
  • Woolworths
  • World Bank
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