Intensive Program

Macquarie University

The Intensive Foundation program is suitable for students who have completed a Year 12 equivalent education and have almost reached university entry requirements but still need to improve their English language, general academic and study skills to meet university entry requirements. Successful completion of the program allows students to progress into the first year of a selected Macquarie University degree provided they meet the entry requirements. KEY FEATURES Students choose one stream from three options - Arts stream, Business and Commerce stream, and Science and Engineering stream. The course and stream prepares a student for entry into a selection of Macquarie bachelor degrees. Teaching and learning activities focus on assisting students to acquire academic knowledge and the study skills needed to succeed in higher education in Australia. English language skills are integrated into all units to assist students increase their confidence and competence SUITABLE FOR The course is for students who have completed Year 12 and are close to meeting the academic and English language requirements for direct entry into a Macquarie undergraduate degree. Course progression As part of the program students choose one stream from three options - Arts stream; Business and Commerce stream or Science and Engineering stream. Students who complete the program, achieve the relevant grade point average (GPA out of 7), and meet all entry requirements can articulate into one of the following undergraduate programs. Students must select units specified below and meet GPA requirements in order to articulate into their preferred Undergraduate degree. To articulate into the following awards, complete WFMA001 or WFMA002 or WFMA003. The elective unit WFMD001 should also be completed. - Bachelor of Ancient History GPA 6.0 - Bachelor of Archaeology GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Arts GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Arts (major in Criminology) GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Arts (major in International Communication) GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Arts (major in International Relations) GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Arts (major in Media, Culture and Communication) GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Media GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Arts - Psychology GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of International Studies GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Security Studies GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Social Science GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Arts with the degree of Bachelor of Commerce GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Arts with the degree of Bachelor of Science GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Arts - Psychology with the degree of Bachelor of Human Sciences GPA 5.0 To articulate into the following award, complete WFMA001 or WFMA002 or WFMA003. The elective unit WFAC001 is recommended but another elective may be approved. - Bachelor of Marketing and Media GPA 6.0. To articulate into the following awards, complete WFMA001 or WFMA002 or WFMA003. The elective unit WFCH001 is recommended but another elective may be approved. - Bachelor of Human Sciences (major in Community Services) GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences GPA 5.0 To articulate into the following awards, complete WFMA002 or WFMA003. The elective unit WFAC001 should also be completed. - Bachelor of Business Administration GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Business Analytics GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Commerce GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Digital Business GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Economics GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Global Business GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Business Administration with the degree of Bachelor of Arts GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Business Administration with the degree of Bachelor of Arts - Psychology GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Business Administration with the degree of Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Commerce with the degree of Bachelor of Arts - Psychology GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Commerce with the degree of Bachelor of Science GPA 4.0 To articulate into the following awards, complete WFMA003. The Elective unit WFCH001 should also be completed. - Bachelor of Chiropractic Science GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Human Sciences (other than Human Movement) GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Human Sciences (Human Movement) GPA 6.0 - Bachelor of Planning GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) GPA 6.0 To articulate into the following awards, complete WFMA003. The elective unit WFAC001 should also be completed. - Bachelor of Actuarial Studies GPA 6.0* - Bachelor of Applied Finance GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Actuarial Studies with the degree of Bachelor of Science GPA 6.0* - Bachelor of Applied Finance with the degree of Bachelor of Actuarial Studies GPA 6.0* - Bachelor of Applied Finance with the degree of Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Applied Finance with the Degree of Bachelor of Economics GPA 5.0 *Additional time, units and costs may be incurred to complete this undergraduate degree. To articulate into the following awards, complete WFMA003. The elective unit WFCH001 should also be completed. - Bachelor of Biodiversity and Conservation GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Environment GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Information Technology GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Information Technology - Games Design and Development GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Marine Science GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Medical Sciences GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Science GPA 4.0 - Bachelor of Science - Psychology GPA 5.0 - Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with the degree of Bachelor of Arts GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with the degree of Bachelor of Commerce GPA 4.5 - Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with the degree of Bachelor of Science GPA 4.5 NOTES Information on the structure and requirements for Bachelor Degree programs can be found in Course Finder and in the official Handbook. The course information contained on this page is proposed for the Intensive Program commencing in 2019 and is meant as a guide only. Please check the official Handbook and the website prior to enrolment. Macquarie University International College term dates

At a Glance

Course level Pathways
CRICOS Code 094320F
Institution Name Macquarie University
Campus Location North Ryde
Institution Type University
Course Duration 2 terms
Course University Macquarie University

About Macquarie University

Established in 1964, Macquarie University began as a bold experiment in higher education. Built to break from traditions: to be distinctive, progressive, and to be transformational. Today our pioneering history continues to be a source of inspiration as we celebrate our place among the best and brightest minds.

 

Recognised internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world* and within the top 10 in Australia.Our research is leading the way in ground-breaking discoveries. Our academics are at the forefront of innovation and, as accomplished researchers, we are embracing the opportunity to tackle the big issues of our time.

 

Led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor S Bruce Dowton, Macquarie is home to five faculties. The fifth and newest – Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – was formed in 2014. We are also home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities – hubs of innovation that unite our students, researchers, academics and partners to achieve extraordinary things.The Macquarie story,Our commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples,Strategy and initiatives Governance,Faculties and departments,Offices and units Job opportunities Our campus Campus services and facilities News and events Contacts and maps.

 

 

  • Research
    The world is a big place. Its challenges are many and they are often complex. But for every challenge there is a solution, growing in somebody’s mind. Macquarie University was founded with a distinct purpose: to bring pioneering minds together and free them from traditional boundaries. To invite perspectives that had previously gone unheard. And together, boldly imagine new ways of thinking. With an enviable reputation for research excellence and a driving desire to produce solutions with real-world impact, our discoveries are paving the way to a brighter future.
  • Connect
    The history, achievements and ambitions of Macquarie University are quite remarkable – we are a university like no other. Recognised globally for our excellence in key research disciplines and innovation, our many and varied partners enjoy a valuable place on our team. We’re home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities. Working with our partners, we foster a climate where collaboration thrives in the search for breakthrough discoveries that can have truly life-changing outcomes and benefit the world in which we live. With a long history of highly productive and collaborative relationships with communities, government, academic peers and organisations of all sizes – all of whom share our desire for discovery – Macquarie provides our partners with education, research partnerships, and connections to world-leading researchers, world class faculty and students.Connect with us and discover more at Macquarie.
  • Governance

    Macquarie University is made up of a Council, Professors and Academic Staff, graduates and students.
    Responsibilities and functions are bestowed upon specific groups under The Macquarie University Act 1989 and the Macquarie University By-law 2005. This is to ensure the University can achieve its stated goals: to promote scholarship, research, free inquiry, the interaction of research and teaching, and academic excellence.

  • Library
    Macquarie University library provides access to millions of print and electronic resources. It features group and quiet study areas; computers, printers and copiers; presentation practice pods; a café; and high-tech robotic cranes that deliver your books in minutes.
  • Hospitals and Clinics
    Macquarie is pioneering health and wellness, with Australia’s first and only private, not-for-profit hospital on a university campus. We apply the latest research discoveries in treatment via our on-campus clinics, to support a healthier, happier community.

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