StudyQA — Master: Science — Macquarie University


Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 21.1 k / Year(s) Deadline: Aug 17, 2023
195 place StudyQA ranking:1828 Duration:1 year

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Technological change is transforming the way we live, work, learn and communicate, which means that there's a vital skills gap for scientists with entrepreneurship and leadership skills.

This inventive degree provides you with training and immersive experience in how to take cutting-edge ideas in scientific disciplines from conception through development to realisation. It also builds skills in entrepreneurship, leadership and innovation, as they apply to a range of scientific fields, supported by advanced technologies.

Key features


  • This multi-disciplinary program will equip you with specialised knowledge and skills to create and develop innovative, practical ideas in your chosen area within Science, Technology and Statistics.
  • Besides leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, you will undertake advanced scientific study in an area of your choice.
  • An essential component is an internship in a professional working environment: in industry, an R&D organisation or a world-leading academic research lab, for observing real-word innovation in practice, depending on your career path.
  • You will be taught by entrepreneurs and science leaders.

Students are able to chose from 6 specialisations:

  • Specialisation in Biology Innovation
  • Specialisation in Chemical and Biomolecular Sciences Innovation
  • Specialisation in Earth and Planetary Sciences Innovation
  • Specialisation in Environmental Sciences Innovation
  • Specialisation in Information Technology Innovation
  • Specialisation in Statistics Innovation 

General requirements

  • Minimum number of credit points 64 ECTS
  • Minimum number of credit points at 600 level 16 ECTS
  • Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above 48 ECTS

Minimum admission requirements  (i)

• Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent 
• GPA of 4.5 (out of 7.0)

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.


The university offers scholarships to students to address financial need or hardship, academic excellence, sporting achievement and in recognition of outstanding character. It can also provide financial assistance with loans and grants to students who have difficulty with basic living expenses and help with fees. Each year Macquarie University awards around $2.5 million in scholarships, most of which are given on the basis of financial need or other hardship. 

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