Macquarie University Faculty of Arts

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Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts Buildings
Type Public
Established 1964
Dean Professor John Simons
Administrative staff
Students 6,360[1]
Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Campus Urban
Affiliations Macquarie University

The Faculty of Arts is a constituent body of Macquarie University. The Faculty offers undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research degree programmes and is home to a number of internationally recognised research centres. In 2008, the faculty was ranked as 64th among the world's university arts and humanities departments.[2] The Faculty encompasses one school, nine departments and fourteen centres:

Departments and Schools

  • Department of Ancient History
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of English
  • Department of Indigenous Studies – Warawara
  • Department of International Studies
  • Department of Media, Music and Cultural Studies
  • Department of Modern History and Politics
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Sociology
  • Macquarie Law School


  • The Ancient Cultures Research Centre
  • The Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies
  • Croatian Studies Centre
  • The Centre for Cultural History
  • Centre for Environmental Law (MU-CEL)
  • Centre for the History of Christian Thought and Experience
  • Macquarie Japanese Studies Centre for Teaching Development
  • Centre for the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature
  • Centre for Media History
  • Centre for Middle East and North African Studies
  • Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
  • Centre for Research and Social Inclusion
  • Rotary International Russian Resources Centre
  • Somatechnics Research Centre


  1. ^ "Macquarie at a Glance". Macquarie University. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "QS Times Higher Education Supplement Rankings". QS. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 

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