Adjustment Factors calculator

Adjustment Factors calculator

Academic Advantage

Academic Advantage is Macquarie's adjustment factor scheme that recognises your achievements in subjects that correspond to certain courses. Depending on your performance in each of these subjects, you may receive up to three additional points for each one, with a maximum of six additional points available. You don't need to submit a specific application for Academic Advantage. The Universities Admission Centre (UAC) will calculate eligibility automatically if a Macquarie course is listed in your preferences.

Combine adjustment factors

You can receive a maximum of 10 additional points combined across our seven schemes, excluding the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Advanced Science
  • Bachelor of Laws and its double degrees
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and its double degrees
  • Bachelor of Biodiversity and Conservation and Master of Conservation Biology
  • Bachelor of Cyber Security and Master of Information Technology in Cyber Security
  • Bachelor of Environment and Master of Environment
  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Master of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Master of Information Systems Management
  • Bachelor of Marine Science and Master of Marine Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences and Master of Applied Statistics
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences and Master of Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science and Master of Laboratory Analysis, Quality and Management

for which you can receive a maximum of 6 additional points; and

  • Bachelor of Clinical Science

for which you can receive a maximum of 5 additional points.

  • Bachelor of Professional Practice and Bachelor of Professional Accounting
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and its double degrees

for which you can only be eligible for the Educational Access Scheme. No other adjustment factors points can be applied.

Explore your options

Try our 2020 entry adjustment factors calculator and browse by subject or course to see how many additional points you may be eligible to receive for our Academic Advantage scheme.

Key
B = Band
E = Extension band
Ext = Extension

More information about performance bands available at the NSW Education Standards Authority.

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