Master of Social Entrepreneurship

Master of Social Entrepreneurship application steps

Please follow these three steps and contact us if you need any assistance or have any questions. Please see important application dates.

Step 1 of 3

Either download the full application document pack

Download all application documents

The above link includes all the documents you'll need to apply, including:

  1. The MBA brochure - Pathways to success
  2. Admission information and course units document
  3. Application form
  4. Referee report template
  5. Returning Student form
  6. Recognition of prior learning form
What is Recognition of Prior Learning?

Recognition of Prior Learning can be granted for:

  • a) entry or admission into a MGSM program of study,
  • b) credit towards unit (s) of study within a MGSM program, or
  • c) a unit substitution, in which case the unit for which RPL is granted is replaced with a MGSM elective.

More on Recognition of Prior Learning.

Or download each document separately

  1. Download the Master of Social Entrepreneurship brochure (PDF)
  2. Download the Master of Social Entrepreneurship application (PDF)
  3. Download the MGSM referee report (PDF)
  4. Download the MGSM returning student Application Form (PDF)
  5. Download the Recognition of Prior Learning Application Form (PDF)

Step 2 of 3 

Gather your documents together

You need to compile relevant documents and information in preparation for your application.
Gather the following documentation:

  • (a): Provide proof of residence (certified copy of visa, passport or birth certificate)
  • (b): Obtain and provide certified copy of academic transcripts
  • (c): Provide up to date Resume/CV
  • (d): Write Statement of Personal Aims and Achievements (more information on the application form)
  • (e): Obtain 2 Referee Reports
  • (f): Complete a Recognition of Prior Learning Form if applicable

Other documents you may need to gather:

Applicants who are relying on qualifications gained in countries where English is not the first spoken language may be required to demonstrate proficiency in English.

English language tests recognised by MGSM are International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Applicants should arrange their own test and gain at least the following scores:

Test* Required Score
IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in each band)

TOEFL - internet

2018:

Minimum of:

90 overall:
12 in Listening
21 in Writing
13 in Reading
18 in Speaking

* MGSM reserves the right, in addition to the above, to administer further testing.

If you're interested in scholarships

Submit a Scholarship Application Cover Sheet along with a personal statement (of no more than 1,000 words) addressing the selection criteria and outlining the reasons why you feel you should be awarded the scholarship for which you are applying.

Step 3: Apply now

You need to post your application to one of the addresses below.

Note:

  • before lodging, ensure all questions are answered and all documentation is attached as incomplete applications will delay assessment.
  • all documents submitted become the property of MGSM and will not be returned.

 Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of two years' relevant work experience, at a managerial or professional level, for direct entry into the Master of Social Entrepreneurship.
  • Applicants should possess an Australian level 7 bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution with a GPA of 5.00 (out of 7.00)
  • Applicants who are relying on qualifications gained in countries where English is not the first spoken language may be required to demonstrate proficiency in English.
  • English language tests recognised by MGSM are International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

    Applicants should arrange their own test and gain at least the following scores:

    Test* Required Score
    IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in each band)

    TOEFL - internet

    2018:

    Minimum of:

    90 overall:
    12 in Listening
    21 in Writing
    13 in Reading
    18 in Speaking

    * MGSM reserves the right, in addition to the above, to administer further testing.

Address for Australian applicants

The Applications Officer
Macquarie Graduate School of Management
Macquarie University
NSW 2109 AUSTRALIA

Address for International applicants

The Applications Officer
Macquarie International
Macquarie University
NSW 2109 AUSTRALIA

Otherwise upload the application form and supporting documents online.

Important application dates

TermDomestic application deadlineInternational application deadline
Term 1 20188 December 201710 November 2017
Term 2 201802 March 201816 February 2018
Term 3 201825 May 201811 May 2018
Term 4 201817 August 201803 August 2018

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