Big History Scheme

Big History Scheme

Big History Scheme 

What is it?

The Big History bonus points scheme rewards your commitment to learning, acknowledging your participation and completion of the Big History: Connecting Knowledge MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) available through the COURSERA® platform.

Who you are

A student who is studying in Australia or studying the Australian Curriculum overseas or equivalent and is considering applying through the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) to Macquarie University within the next 3 years to study a bachelor degree.

To be eligible for the Big History bonus points scheme you will need to verify completion of the Big History: Connecting Knowledge course available on the COURSERA® platform.

How you apply

You will need to:

Combine your bonus points

Applications in 2018 for all bachelor programs at Macquarie University are eligible for the Big History bonus points scheme with the exception of:

  • All actuarial degrees (including double degrees)

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