Forms and Processes
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Deal with enrolment issues
- Which Course Now? Booklet 2015 (PDF) - This comprehensive guide to studying at Macquarie University outlines the unique curriculum, opportunities and teaching of Macquarie University, as well as bonus points, scholarships, upcoming events and more.
- Which Way Now? (PDF) - This guide contains specific degree information for 2015, including ATAR cutoff, duration of course, UAC code and what you will study, as well as some career options.
- Application to enrol in 14+ credit points in a semester (MQ)
- Permission from your department is required if students wish to attempt more than 14 credit points in a semester
- Change your degree (MQ)
- Macquarie University offers Undergraduate Students the opportunity to transfer into some degrees internally if you satisfy certain requirements.
- Course Transfer Form
- Change your units (MQ)
- All students can affect a Change of Unit Enrolment via eStudent, but students should check the Macquarie University deadlines carefully when adding and deleting units.
- Recognition of Prior Learning (MQ)
- Students who have done previous study at a recognised tertiary institution may apply for general credit towards their current Undergraduate degree at 100 and 200 level. New students seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as part of the pre-enrolment process.
- Discontinue your studies for a period of time (MQ)
- All a student needs to do to discontinue their studies is to withdraw from all their units via eStudent. Note: International students must see the international office prior to discontinuing.
- The appropriate method for applying to resume your studies will depend on your particular circumstances and when you anticipate to resume your studies.
- Fees and Costs for Domestic Students
- Fees and Costs for International Students
- Withdraw from a unit after Census Date (MQ)
- If you are withdrawing from unit(s) of study before the Census Date you will incur no financial or academic penalties.
- Apply for disruption to studies
- Appeal against Final Grades
- Assessment Cover Sheets
- Proxy form
- Campus replacement form
- Change of personal details
- eCOE (electronic confirmation of enrolment) - international students only
- Request to Reduce Study Load - international students only
- I Expect to Complete form
- Internal Course Transfer
- Completion Letter
- Honours Program (Only for Ancient History and Psychology)
- Permission to undertake more than 14 Credit Points
- Request for Official Academic Transcript
Appeal my grade
- Final Grade Appeal (Faculty)
- Appeals Against Final Grades procedure exists to address very rare cases where a procedural irregularity has occurred.
Get a record of my subjects and results
- Applying for an academic transcript (MQ)
- Students can obtain two types of academic transcripts:
- Official transcript - printed on watermarked paper and used to verify a student's results to an external person(s)/organisation. You will be required to pay a fee to obtain copies of your official transcript.
- An official academic transcript includes yearly enrolment details, units, results, credit points, course completion and/or conferral of award details, as well as all fails and withdrawals.
- It is only available in hard copy.
- You will need to fill in a Transcript Request Form.
- Unofficial transcript - printed on plain paper with the words 'Unofficial Record' whitewashed in the background. You are not required to pay a request fee.
- An unofficial transcript is used for Macquarie University internal purposes such as receiving academic advising.
- You are able to request a copy from your eStudent account under 'My Results and Graduation' tab.
Advise the University about missing classes or assessment
- Disruptions to Studies (Faculty)
- If you have been unable to attend classes or you have missed assignments or tests during semester due to illness or other factors outside your control, you need to inform the University so that your lecturer can take this into consideration by applying for special consideration(s).
- available to students who have successfully completed at least one year of their Macquarie University degree with a GPA of 2.0
- Every Macquarie study abroad student receives a travel grant of between AUD$500-AUD$3,500 depending on the type and length of their program
- Students can go overseas for as little as a fortnight and receive credit towards their degree or alternatively study for up to six months or one year.
- Faculty of Business and Economics IT Policies page
- Conditions of Access
- Student Computing Laboratories (Faculty)
- Location, capacity and access rights.
- Opening hours.
- Method of access and passwords.
- Conditions of use.
FOBE200 and FOBE300
FOBE200 and FOBE300 are PACE Units students can undertake during their internships to enhance their experiences and skills gathered during their program.
Students are required to secure their own internships prior to applying for FOBE200 and FOBE300.
To lodge an application for FOBE200 or FOBE300:
- Visit ask.mq.edu.au to submit your online form (complete your address and choose FOBE200 or FOBE300 and Session 1)
- You will then be prompted to complete your degree details and the organisation details
- Upload your unofficial academic transcript and your Letter of Offer (see sample here) which should include:
- Location of your placement
- Start and end date (including hours)
- Your roles and responsibilities at the organisation
- Your supervisor's contact details (name, title, contact number and email)
Your application will be sent to BESS who will advise if the unit you have selected fits in with your program of study.
An email will be sent to your host supervisor with a link to the PACE Online Activity Statement (only if you have found the internship yourself) which must be completed before enrolment is approved. The completed PACE Online Activity Statement will be reviewed by the PACE Manager and Unit Convenor to ensure it fulfils all academic and vocational requirements of the PACE Program.
You will then be advised of the outcome of your application and, if successful, you will receive an email notifying you that a waiver has been issued and you are able to enrol in the unit for the upcoming Session online via eStudent. It is your responsibility to enrol in the unit by the enrolment cut off dates via eStudent – this does not occur automatically.
Further information or questions about FOBE200, FOBE300 or FOBE320:
Please contact the FBE PACE team.
Rights and Responsibilities
- Faculty of Business and Economics Code of Behaviour
- Discrimination and Harassment Prevention
- Macquarie University Plagiarism policy
- Plagiarism involves using the work of another person and presenting it as your own
- All students are responsible for familiarising themselves with the Macquarie University Plagiarism policy, seeking further advice if necessary and complying with it at all times.
- Faculty of Business and Economics Plagiarism page
- Referencing guidelines, programs and advice on how to avoid plagiarism.
- Prepare to Graduate
- Macquarie University Graduation Unit website (MQ)
- full details on checking your graduation status
- the graduation ceremonies
- administrative details required from you prior to attending the ceremonies
- academic dress hire
- a FAQ section
- Graduate Register dating back to 1970
Apply to do honours
Important: Honours programs offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics will be discontinued by the end of 2013.
Students are now required to undertake Masters of Research in place of the honours program of should they wish to pursue an alternative route to PhD.
- More information on Masters of Research and the Honours Program
Apply for non award study
- Non-Award study program
- Non-award study is available on a tuition-fee-paying basis to students who wish to study in an area of interest and at a pace that suits them.
- It is classified as non-award because students enrol in individual units rather than an award such as a degree, diploma or certificate.
- The Non-Award study program is managed by the Centre for Open Education.