Now is the time to invest in yourself

Now is the time to invest in yourself

Now is the time to invest in yourself

Now’s the time to think about that next step in your career and apply for a postgraduate course at Macquarie. Read on to see how the investment is really worth it.

Take control of your career

Graduates are more employable with a postgraduate qualification under their belt. The skills and networks you build from your postgraduate study will put you in a position to take control of your career and choose the direction you want to take.

According to the 2017 Graduate Outcomes Survey, the national full-time employment rate for domestic postgraduate coursework graduates in Australia was 86.1% in 2017*. For Macquarie University domestic postgraduate coursework graduates the outlook is even better – the full-time employment rate was 90% in 2017**.

Increase your earning power

A postgraduate qualification will also provide you with the capacity to increase your earning power over your lifetime. In 2017, the median salary for domestic postgraduate coursework graduates employed full-time was 35% higher than for undergraduates working full-time after graduation*.

Where do our graduates go?

Don’t take our word for it. Read the stories from our graduates so you can see how Macquarie graduates stand out from the crowd.


Australian citizens, Humanitarian visa holders and eligible New Zealand citizens (who meet the criteria for assistance) are eligible to defer their fees to a HELP loan with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). More information on FEE HELP can be found at the Australian Government Study Assist website.

The Macquarie alumni advantage

If you completed your undergraduate course at Macquarie you may be eligible for a 10% discount on postgraduate coursework domestic full fee places through our Macquarie University Alumni Postgraduate Fee Discount.***

Next steps

Explore our range of courses and find the right one for you.

If you would like to speak to someone please contact our enquiry centre on +61 2 9850 6791.

* 2017 Graduate Outcomes Survey – National Report January 2018
** 2017 Macquarie University Graduate Destination Survey (MQGDS)
*** Domestic alumni only. There are some exceptions where this discount does not apply.

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