Macquarie University Faculty of Business and Economics

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Coordinates: 33°46′18.59″S 151°6′57.1″E / 33.7718306°S 151.115861°E / -33.7718306; 151.115861

Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Business and Economics Building
Established 1964
Type Public
Dean Professor Mark Gabbott
Students 15,064[1]
Location Balaclava Rd, Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109
33°46′18.59″S 151°6′57.1″E / 33.7718306°S 151.115861°E / -33.7718306; 151.115861
Campus Urban
Affiliations Macquarie University
Website www.businessandeconomics.mq.edu.au
Business and Economics logo MQ.JPG

The Faculty of Business and Economics is a constituent body of Macquarie University. The Faculty offers both undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees as well as research degrees. The Faculty encompasses five departments, one school and one centre. Their flagship course, the Bachelor of Commerce, received a 5 out 5 stars rating in The Good Universities Guide when it comes to above average incomes for graduates in first-time, full employment, particularly in business.[2]

Undergraduate Study[edit]

Students studying within the Faculty of Business and Economics have the opportunity to participate in business internships, go on exchange and complete electives from a wide range of programs.

Areas of undergraduate study include:

The Faculty owns the largest accounting department of any Australian university and is internationally recognised for its actuarial studies program, which has been running longer than any other in Australia.

Postgraduate Study[edit]

The Faculty offers Masters programs across a wide range of disciplines for those interested in further enhancing their career, increasing job satisfaction and salary prospects. Many of the courses are professionally accredited by organisations such as CPA Australia, CA and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. As of 2012, the Faculty will offer a Master of Corporate Governance which will be the first of its kind in Sydney. The Faculty also offers online courses for international students or local students who have other commitments.

Area's of postgraduate study include:

The Faculty has a strong research culture for both PhD students and staff. Areas of expertise extend to:

  • Financial Risk
  • Working Futures
  • Ethics
  • Governance
  • Applied Finance
  • Business Excellence
  • Asian Economies
  • Economics Research

Research Groups within the Faculty of Business and Economics consistently provide research and analysis services to a variety of corporations and government bodies.

Faculty Departments, Centres and Schools[edit]

The Faculty of Business and Economics comprises one centre, four departments and one school:

  • Applied Finance Centre
  • Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Marketing and Management
  • Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM)

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