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Macquarie equips you with the skills that employers want. Our interdisciplinary approach gives you the chance to combine courses, choose to generalise or specialise in an area that interests you, and get hands-on experience through internships with leading Australian companies.

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Accounting is often referred to as the language of business. Understanding this language means accountants are key contributors to a business’ success.

Macquarie’s accounting courses enable you to meet the requirements for professional accreditation in accounting and apply your knowledge in any number of dynamic industries.

Potential careers:

  • accountant
  • auditor
  • banker
  • business analyst
  • entrepreneur
  • forensic accountant
  • government
  • policy planner/analyst
Learn the language of business when you study Accounting at Macquarie. Our courses equip you for accreditation, and for success in a range of other industries.

Because they help financial institutions analyse and manage risk, actuaries are key to helping businesses all over the world to prosper.

Macquarie’s actuarial studies program is the longest-running of its kind in Australia. Learn to solve practical problems in risk management with mathematical, statistical, economic and financial analyses.

Potential careers:

  • actuary
  • fund manager
  • insurance analyst
  • risk analyst
  • superannuation consultant
  • claims adjuster/examiner/investigator
  • underwriter
Learn to solve practical problems in risk management with mathematical, statistical, economic and financial analyses with Macquarie's Actuarial Studies courses.

The best business administrators are talented at managing both numbers and people.

Studying business administration at Macquarie gives you the skills in accounting, business, ethics, management, marketing and strategy that are key to succeeding in today’s dynamic global business environment.

Potential careers:

  • business analyst
  • communications manager
  • human resources manager
  • management consultant
  • marketing consultant
  • public sector manager
  • recruitment and staff development consultant
  • sales manager
Build the business, management and marketing skills to succeed in today's dynamic business environment when you study Business Administration at Macquarie.

Big data has become big business, and those with the ability to extract value from these data sources are in demand across the globe.

Macquarie’s business analytics programs equip you with knowledge and skills to better understand consumers, innovate, reduce risk and maximise opportunities.

Potential careers:

  • applications modeller and developer
  • behavioural forecasting expert
  • business analyst
  • business process improvement specialist
  • business process modelling consultant
  • customer insights manager
  • data analyst
  • IT planning manager
  • management consultant
Understanding data is key to success in today's business world. Macquarie equips you to understand consumers, innovate, reduce risk, and maximise opportunity.

Be successful in today’s complex and fast-moving business environment.

Studying commerce at Macquarie gives you the practical skills and the comprehensive understanding of business functions you need to become an in-demand business professional.

Potential careers:

  • accountant
  • auditor
  • business analyst
  • economic policy adviser
  • financial analyst
  • human resource manager
  • investment manager
  • market researcher
  • marketing professional
  • stockbroker
Equip yourself for success in commerce. At Macquarie you'll develop practical skills, a deep knowledge of business functions, and get real workplace experience.

Economic issues underpin our everyday lives. Macquarie gives you the knowledge needed to navigate today’s complex economic environment.

You’ll learn about how modern economies operate, the role of prices and markets in allocating resources, how economies trade and grow, and economic modelling.

Potential careers:

  • business journalist
  • econometrician
  • economist
  • financial analyst
  • investment analyst
  • researcher
  • stockbroker
  • market analyst
  • planning/policy analyst
  • statistician
Prepare for a career in today's complex economic context. At Macquarie you'll build a deep understanding of markets, trade, economic modelling and more.

On the back of the global financial crisis, finance has never been hotter.

Macquarie’s finance programs enable you to help organisations create value, invest wisely and control risk. With these skills, you’ll find yourself in demand across the globe.

Potential careers:

  • financial analyst
  • corporate finance
  • investment analyst
  • market analyst
  • planning/policy analyst
  • wealth management and financial adviser
  • public administrator
  • financial economist
  • stockbroker
  • researcher
Learn to help organisations create value, invest wisely, and manage risk. Finance at Macquarie gives you practical capabilities that are in demand worldwide.

Managing people effectively is essential if organisations are to establish and maintain a competitive advantage in dynamic environments.

With Macquarie’s human resources programs, you’ll learn how to establish effective systems for recruitment, selecting candidates, remuneration, training and development, performance appraisal and retention.

Potential careers:

  • talent manager
  • human resources manager
  • change management consultant/change agent
  • equity and diversity manager
  • employee relations manager
  • recruitment consultant
  • staff development consultant
  • human resource policy adviser
  • work health and safety officer/manager
  • learning and development manager
Managing people effectively is key to the success of any organisation. Build practical, in-demand skills when you study Human Resources at Macquarie.

Globalisation has changed business forever, and people who understand the complexities of conducting business globally are in demand.

Macquarie’s international business program equips you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make your mark in this intricate and exciting field.

Potential careers:

  • business analyst
  • business development officer
  • communications manager
  • human development adviser
  • import/export manager
  • international marketing manager
  • international political adviser
  • international trade adviser
  • joint venture project manager
  • operations analyst
Prepare for a career in today's complex, globalised business environment. Macquarie equips you with the practical skills and experience employers are seeking.

To keep pace with rapid change, companies need pioneering leaders and managers who are agile, motivated, resilient inspiring.

In Macquarie’s management programs you’ll develop skills that will help you lead people, work collaboratively, adapt to changing circumstances, communicate clearly and effectively, and manage diversity.

Potential careers:

  • business analyst
  • international marketing manager
  • communications manager
  • export/import manager
  • human resource manager
  • management consultant
  • sales manager
  • public and community sector manager
  • recruitment and staff development consultant
  • office manager
How do you become a pioneering leader in today's rapidly-changing market? At Macquarie you'll develop critical skills needed to manage people and circumstances.

Macquarie’s unique blend of marketing strategy, brand management and digital production will set you apart in today’s job market.

You’ll learn about the theories modern marketing is built on and have opportunities to hone your practical skills.

Potential careers:

  • advertising manager
  • broadcasting production manager
  • brand manager
  • entrepreneur
  • journalist
  • media and public relations specialist
  • product developer
  • public affairs adviser
  • marketing strategist
  • media buyer
Stand out to employers with up-to-date skills in strategy, branding and digital marketing. At Macquarie you'll gain strong theoretical and practical knowledge.

Prepare for success in business with the latest expert insights and industry experience

Employability

Flexible study options

Flexible study options

At Macquarie you have the freedom to combine almost any fields of study, giving you a more diverse skill set and expanding your career options. From 2020, you can join your business degree with any of our 50+ undergraduate degrees.

Industry relevant courses

Industry relevant courses

Develop practical, in-demand accounting or actuarial professional skills while completing your university degree with our Co-operative Education Program. Over the course of a four-year degree, you'll undertake three placements of three to six months each, helping to prepare you for the real-world workplace.

#1 in Sydney for teaching quality and support (QILT)

#1 in Sydney for teaching quality and support (QILT)

Located in the heart of Macquarie Park Innovation District

Located in the heart of Macquarie Park Innovation District

AACSB accredited, internationally recognised business school

AACSB accredited, internationally recognised business school

Practical learning

Real-world, hands-on experience

Real-world, hands-on experience

Our award-winning Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) program means you'll be able to put your skills into practice long before you graduate. We facilitate an average of 275 internships for our Business students each year with our 440 industry partners.

World-class facilities

World-class facilities

You'll have access to state-of-the-arts facilities, including our award-winning Incubator Hub and access to our new Finance Decision Lab, a collaborative learning space where you'll create and share knowledge and solve real problems using real-time financial data.

What do students say?

John Veepanat George

John Veepanat George

Bachelor of Commerce

"Macquarie has provided me with many opportunities to get involved with real businesses. I’ve learned that companies are seeking three main things: well-rounded individuals who have experience in leadership positions, who’ve undertaken professional experience in their field, and who’ve mastered the technical skills taught in the classroom. Macquarie has equipped me with all three."

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