Bonus points

Bonus points

Bonus Points

Who you are

If you've completed the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or an International Baccalaureate (IB) and you've included Macquarie in your preferences, you may be eligible to receive bonus points that can be added to your ATAR or equivalent admissions rank. 

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.

Explore your options

  • Bonus Points Academic Advantage

    Academic Advantage

    We recognise your achievements in subjects that relate specifically to Macquarie's courses. You can receive a maximum of six bonus points.

  • Bonus Points Rural Bonus Scheme

    Rural Bonus Scheme

    If you're from rural and regional Australia, we can help with up to nine bonus points. 

  • Big History scheme

    Big History Scheme

    You may be eligible to earn three bonus points by completing our Big History: Connecting Knowledge MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). 

What is the ATAR?

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