Macquarie University

Macquarie University

Upon successful completion of the Aspire Diploma of Business students may wish to articulate to the second (2) year of a three (3) year* Bachelor of Business Administration or a Bachelor of Commerce at the Macquarie Business School.

About Macquarie Business School

The Macquarie Business School at Macquarie University rethinks, reimagines and rewrites the rules of business, so their community of students, staff, alumni and partners can find purpose and collaborate to deliver solutions and ideas with global impact.

The Macquarie Business School takes a progressive, cross-disciplinary approach to research and education that unlocks industry’s potential to drive beneficial change and sustainable outcomes in the world.

Together, with your ambition and their support, you can shape the future. That’s you to the power of us.

Macquarie University is ranked among the top 1 per cent of universities in the world,1 have three subjects ranked in the top 50 globally and seven in the top 100,2 and were the first Australian university to introduce a global research pathway. They are also ranked number nine in Australia for employability.3

1 QS World University Rankings, 2021
2 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020
3 QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020

Macquarie Business School Degree Pathway Options

Students entering the Bachelor of Business Administration or the Bachelor of Commerce at the Macquarie Business School with a completed Aspire Diploma of Business may receive a maximum of 80 credit points credit, provided they have successfully completed the relevant Aspire Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.7 out of 5.0 and an IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.

In addition to enabling entry into the courses below, Macquarie University will grant Eligible students up to 80 credit points (equivalent up to 1 year of study) for completion of a Diploma from Aspire.

Both Domestic and International students will have the same credit recognition.

Bachelor of Business Administration (CRICOS code: 027343K)


Bachelor of Commerce (CRICOS code: 048246D), majors in:

• Accounting

• Business Information Systems

• Economics

• Entrepreneurship

• Finance*

• Human Resource Management

• International Business

• Management

• Marketing Management

• Marketing and Consumer Insights

*Finance major will take 2.5 years

Macquarie University CRICOS Provider No 00002J

Macquarie University Recognition of Prior Learning web page

Note: the credit recognition arrangements above are only a guide and do not guarantee admission to the Macquarie University course.

Please click here to view the agreement between Aspire Institute (Referred to as ICMS) and Macquarie University on the Macquarie University website.

Pathway Programs