这一切意味着什么?

驾驭大学语言可能很棘手. Use our handy guide to help understand common university terms.

A

认为知识

大约100级单位, 虽然没有先决条件, assume that you have certain knowledge and skills from previous study, 比如HSC. This information is listed in the UAC Guide as well as in Macquarie’s 手册 of 本科 Studies.

B

学士学位

The term commonly used to describe an undergraduate degree, 你在大学获得的第一个学位是什么. You’re awarded your bachelor degree once you successfully complete a set program of undergraduate units.

C

顶石单元

An essential unit that integrates all the material presented across your degree, 通常是在你的最后一年. This unit may be combined with a PACE unit and will reside in the core zone of your degree.

核心区域

Your degree’s core zone provides the focus of your preferred area of study and consists of all the units you’ll need to complete to meet your bachelor degree’s requirements.

结合程度

These degrees combine an undergraduate degree with a postgraduate degree and can be completed in as little as four years. You may undertake a bachelor degree and a master degree, 或学士荣誉学位和硕士学位.

学分

To graduate, you need to have completed the specified number of credit points for your degree. A standard unit of study (10cp) at Macquarie will take approximately 10 hours of study time each week.

D

双度

双度 involve studying two complementary or completely different degrees. You may undertake two bachelor degrees or two master degrees, 完成两个度的核心区.

E

选修单元

A unit that enables you to customise your degree in a flexible way. An elective may exist within or outside your area of study.

基本单位

A unit that you must complete to qualify for your degree.

F

灵活的区域

Your degree’s flexible zone allows you to either gain more depth in your chosen area of study by undertaking units complimentary to this area or develop your breadth of knowledge by undertaking units outside this core area.

基础区

If you’re a postgraduate student undertaking a degree from a different disciplinary background to your undergraduate degree, you need to complete a foundation zone to acquire the necessary foundational knowledge of the subjects you’re studying.

H

荣誉

An honours year is usually completed at the conclusion of a bachelor degree. 在一般情况下, you’re required to complete your degree with a high level of achievement before you’re invited to complete an honours year.

L

水平

The level at which a unit is taught indicates the amount of prior knowledge required to study it successfully. 例如, 100-level units are generally undertaken in your first year and often don’t have prerequisites, while 200-level units generally have 100-level prerequisites.

M

主要

An area of study that you focus on within generalist degrees such as the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Commerce. A major consists of specified undergraduate units and totals 80 credit points. It’s recorded on your testamur and academic transcript.

Allows you to study a second discipline outside your main area of focus – your major or specialisation. A minor must total 40 credit points (half that of a major or specialisation). It’s recorded on your testamur and academic transcript.

P

研究生学位

An advanced degree that builds on undergraduate knowledge or professional experience. 研究生学位s are commonly called master degrees.

先决条件

A prerequisite is a school subject such as HSC Mathematics, 或大学科目,如艺术1000, that must be completed before you can enrol in a particular unit.

S

选择等级

The selection rank considers your ATAR or equivalent rank plus any adjustment factors you’re eligible for. You can combine our seven adjustment factor schemes to receive up to 10 additional points for most of our degrees.

会话

一个会议就像一个学期. 有些大学称之为学期. 麦格理(Macquarie), 我们有三个部分:第一部分(2月- 6月), 会话 2 (August – November) and the optional intensive 会话 3 (December – February).

专业化

An area of study that you focus on within specialist degrees such as the Bachelor of Archaeology or Bachelor of Science. A specialisation is similar to a major, but it offers an even greater focus of study. It consists of specified undergraduate units and totals 80 credit points. It’s recorded on your testamur and academic transcript.

U

本科学位

The term used to describe the first degree undertaken at university. 本科学位s are commonly called bachelor degrees.

单位

单位就是我们所说的主语. Most full-time students take four units – each worth a fixed number of credit points – each session. Each unit usually requires about nine hours of study each week.