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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

The mission of the Faculty of Business and Economics is to make a positive contribution to business and society in the Asia-pacific region and beyond.

We do this through the production and delivery of relevant and impactful teaching and research across our disciplines, and through the provision of knowledgeable, and internationally aware graduates who are in demand by employers.

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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
Find out more on our accredited courses »


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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Videos about the Faculty of Business and Economics

Our Executive Dean, Professor Mark Gabbott, talks about:

  • Leadership
  • Career paths
  • Opportunities

Find out more about our Bachelor of Leadership and Commerce


Bron Harrison talks about the Aspiring Professionals (Merit Scholars) Program

This exciting program is designed to assist students to be successful in their careers and to help develop potential leaders of tomorrow.


A graduate Greg Smith, Chief Executive Officer TPMG Financial, talks about:

  • what Macquarie graduates have to offer
  • the executive in residence program
  • how to get the most out of your degree
  • and how his Macquarie degree has benefited his career
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