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A world-class Business & Economics faculty

The Faculty of Business and Economics has a worldwide reputation as a leading business and economics school. Macquarie is ranked in the top two percent of universities globally. Here's why:

  • We're famous for our actuarial studies courses and our actuarial program has been running longer than any other in Australia.
  • Our areas of expertise extend to financial risk, working futures, ethics, corporate governance, applied finance, management, demographics, economics and marketing.

Our Mission

We are an applied and engaged business Faculty making a positive global contribution and impact.

We engage with our stakeholders as we create and share knowledge which addresses business and societal challenges.

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A number of our courses are accredited by the following key industry bodies,
so you graduate with more than just a piece of paper:

IPA logoAMI logoCPA logoChartered Accountants in Australia logoActuaries Institute logoASIC logoAHRI logoPRMIA logoACCA logoChartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association logo

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The Centre for International Finance and Regulation logo

We are a member of a number of important organisations including The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR).

We are 1 of only 6 universities that were accepted in this Centre of Excellence for research and education in the financial sector.

This provides us with a number of unique and invaluable opportunities such the chance to network and collaborate with:

  • key policy makers
  • regulators
  • and industry.


Business and Economics has a strong global focus, achieved through our research centres, research collaborations, a large number of quality PhD students, and a range of research projects that focus on global developments and local responses.

Our 3 research centres are:

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