Academic Advantage

Academic Advantage

Academic Advantage 

What is it?

Academic Advantage is Macquarie's bonus point 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 bonus points for each one, with a maximum of six points available. 

Who you are

You're currently completing the Year 12 Higher School Certificate (HSC) or International Baccalaureate (IB) in Australia, in the year prior to your intended year of admission to Macquarie.

Calculate your bonus points

Try our bonus points calculator

How you apply

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 your bonus points

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