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MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY - [MQ], SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES - PROGRAMS

Sydney, New South WalesLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1964Established Year
  28729Enrollment

Master (Marketing Strategy)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 25,875 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Master of Marketing Strategy at Macquarie University is offered as a 1-year full-time program.
  • This degree focuses on how marketing strategy is practised today by creating opportunities and selling ideas. 
  • Students will learn how to lead diverse teams to meet specified objectives with competing priorities and differing perspectives. 
  • Students will use marketing data to generate evidence-based and creative insights into strategic marketing problems and also focus extensively on the critical and analytical thinking skills needed by senior marketing executives.  
  • To successfully complete the Master of Marketing Strategy, students must complete the following concepts:
    • Managing Customer Experience
    • Competing Through Marketing Insights
    • Selling Ideas
    • Marketing Innovations
    • Marketing Accountability
    • Value Ecosystems
    • Digital andTechnology Strategy
  • Student's learning will be enhanced by the location in Australia’s largest high-tech precinct, which is brimming with a collaborative, internship, and employment opportunities. 
  • The overall employment rate for postgraduate courses is  89.6 per cent.
  • After completing this, students would be able to work as: 
    • Brand manager 
    • Chief marketing officer 
    • Consumer insights manager 
    • Content and event marketing manager 
    • Digital media manager and analyst 
    • Marketing account manager 
    • Marketing analyst or researcher 
    • Marketing executive 
    • Marketing manager 
    • Senior marketing executive 
    • Strategic marketing consultant
  • Macquarie Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACBS), so students will be studying with a globally recognized institution. 
  • Macquarie is ranked number one in Sydney for median graduate salary, overall quality of educational experience, teaching experience, and skills development.
  • Macquarie University ranked 9 in Australia for employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020)
  • Macquarie University ranked number one in Sydney for overall graduate satisfaction in business and management (QILT, 2017).


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration1 year
Fees$ 51,750 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Term 1 (Deadline - Feb 07)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://coursefinder.mq.edu.au/2020/international/postgraduate/master-of-marketing-strategy

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students require a bachelor's degree in related fields like Business, Marketing, Management, Commerce, PR, Advertising, Analytics, Media from a recognized institution with 60%. 
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL or any equivalent test.

Indian Students Eligibility:

  • Students must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 5.0 on a 7.0 scale, which is equivalent to 60-64% in India 


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Academic Transcripts: Students have to provide full certified copies of academic transcripts.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements or awards, publications, relevant work or volunteer experience
  • Statement of purpose: Explain the reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Letter of Reference: Students need to submit two letters of reference.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL other recognized English test results.


Application Deadline

Term 1
Feb 07

Term 2
May 01

Term 3
Jul 24


Scores Required

83 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

58 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$25875$25875

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2019

Ranked #201/ 400

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Macquarie Indian Partner Arts Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
MGSM Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Macquarie Research Scholarship Variable Yes 31 Aug, 2020
Macquarie Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship Program $6,648 Yes N/A
Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarship- St Xavier’s College Variable Yes 09 Jun, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Australian Government Research Training Program Variable Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
QS Leadership Scholarship $10,000 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. There are different types of visa such as:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
  • Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 
  • If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
  • Students will need the following documentation when applying for a Student visa
    • A copy of the offer letter
    • Valid Passport
    • A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
    • The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Study

  • Student visa holders are able to work up to 40 hours each fortnight while their course is in session.
  • Students can also work unlimited hours during scheduled course breaks.
  • Postgraduate Research students are able to work up to 40 hours each fortnight during any preliminary courses. They can work unlimited hours once their master's by research or doctoral degree has started.

Career and Placement after Course

After completing this program students have job opportunities in :

  • Business analyst firms 
  • Consumer goods manufacturers and retail firms 
  • Financial institutions 
  • Government organisations 
  • Industrial and B2B organisations 
  • Marketing and management consultancy firms 
  • Marketing and PR firms 
  • Multinationals 
  • Retailing 
  • Sporting and entertainment companies, eg, Foxtel, Australian Institute of Sport, Southern Cross Media Group



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