Adjustment Factors

Adjustment Factors

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 additional points due to adjustment factors that can be added to your ATAR or equivalent admissions rank.

Combine adjustment factors

You can receive a maximum of 10 additional points combined across five schemes, excluding the following degrees for which you can receive a maximum of six additional points:

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

The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and its double degrees are only eligible for the Educational Access Scheme. No other adjustment factors points can be applied.

Explore our adjustment factor schemes

  • 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 additional points.

  • Bonus Points Rural Bonus Scheme

    Regional Entry Scheme

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

  • Big History scheme

    Big History Scheme

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

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