2024 Key Admission and Scholarship Updates from Macquarie University for Thailand

  1. Macquarie University now accepts GED Qualifications for direct entryinto our coursework and non-award pathway programs: Please kindly refer to the below table of required GED Score for each level of entry


GED Score

(Min. Score in each component)

Equivalent International Selection Rank Direct entry into program
145-154 Standard Foundation
155 50 Intensive Program
160 60 Diploma Programs
165 70 Bachelor of Arts
168 75 Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Social Sciences

Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of IT

Bachelor of Media and Communication

Bachelor of Science

170 or above 80 Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Business Analytics

Bachelor of Professional Accounting

Bachelor of Cyber Security

Bachelor of Chiropractic Science

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Bachelor of Psychology


  1. Updated list of International Program for English as Language of Instructions

Macquarie University will accept the Letter confirming English as Language of Instruction from the following Thai institutions as proof of English proficiency for PG applications and UG transferred applications*:

  • Chulalongkorn University – International Programs
  • Thammasat University – International Programs
  • Mahidol University – International Programs
  • Assumption University – International Programs
  • Mae Fah Luang University – International Programs (min GPA 2.8)
  • Bangkok University – International Programs

*UG Transferred Applications: require minimum 2 years study at Thai institutions and a copy of IELTS 6.0 (no band under 5.5 or equivalent) that the students used for entry to the Thai institutions.


  1. NEW Programs in 2024

As the Number 1 institution in Sydney for Graduate Employment Rate (QS 2023), it’s our priority to ensure our programs remain up-to-date and aligned with industry requirements. That’s why Macquarie is committed to continuously enhancing our curriculum to meet market demands. In 2024, we are excited to introduce the following new courses:

Study Level Courses
Pathway Master Qualifying Programs in Business (1 year)

Master Qualifying Programs in Business – Accelerated (0.5 year)

Master Qualifying Programs in IT (1 year)

Master Qualifying Programs in IT – Accelerated (0.5 year)

New Business courses Bachelor of Business ( 7 majors)

Master of Commerce (10 specializations – double specialization is available too!)

New Engineering and IT courses

(coming soon in July 2024)

Master of Engineering (Professional) in Civil and Construction Engineering ​

Master of Engineering (Professional) in Environmental Engineering​

Master of Engineering (Professional) in Renewable Energy & Electrical Engineering​

Master of Engineering (Professional) in Mechatronics & Automation Engineering ​

Master of Engineering (Professional) in Mechanical Engineering​

Master of Information Technology**​ with specializations in:​

> Cyber Security Analysis​

> Information Systems​

> Applied Artificial Intelligence

**For non-cognate entry. Students from any backgrounds are welcome!


  1. Other key updates:
  • Macquarie is now ranked Top 130 in the world (QS World University Ranking 2024) and remain Top 1 in Sydney for Graduate Employment Rate (QS Employability Ranking 2023)
  • The 2nd phase of Sydney Metro is projected tp be completed by the end of 2023, and it will shorten the duration of travel from Macquarie University Metro Station to Sydney CBD from 35 mins to 18 mins only!
  • A brand-new School of Law building will be completed by the end of 2023
  • All of our Scholarships will remain the same for 2024 and 2025 intakes!

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