Murdoch University

At Murdoch University, we’ve been committed to free-thinking since we opened our doors in 1975. We’ve created a place of learning and discovery through our leading academics, innovative courses and ground-breaking research. We pioneered access to university education for people from diverse backgrounds and are proud to see our students take their Murdoch education into the world to solve its challenges. 

We are a research-intensive institution and a member of Innovative Research Universities Australia. We have been awarded the highest possible ranking by the Australian Research Council for our research in Physical Chemistry, Environmental Science and Management, Zoology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Clinical Sciences, and Medical Microbiology, and 81% of our research disciplines are assessed as world standard or higher. Our world-leading research is informing leaders and nurturing innovation in tackling the most pressing regional and global challenges.

With more than 25,000 students and 1,700 staff from across 90 countries, we are proud to be recognized for the impact that our graduates and researchers have made – both in Western Australia and around the world. We are also proud to be one of the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old in the Young University Rankings 2023.

Our University provides everything you would expect from a world-class institution, including leading academics, world-changing research, state-of-the-art teaching facilities, specialized support services, and a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We believe that creativity powers change and strive to be the place where new ways of thinking can be found. We won’t tell you what to think – instead, we give you the support, skills, and opportunities to forge your own path. 

We provide an innovative and welcoming learning environment where you’ll be surrounded by some of the world’s most progressive thinkers. We go above and beyond to provide our students with support services that can help at every stage of their Murdoch journey, which is reinforced by our five-star rankings for student support, teaching quality, and overall student experience by The Good Universities Guide 2022.

As one of the largest university campuses in Australia, our Perth campus boasts more than 227 hectares of beautiful bush environment, providing our students with the ultimate Australian experience as they study alongside a range of native Australian flora and fauna. Our campus is just 15 minutes from both Perth CBD and the historic port city of Fremantle and has on-campus accommodation available. 

As a forward-thinking University with an international reputation and a wealth of expertise, Murdoch University is a top choice for a world-class degree.

Quick facts 

  • Established in – 1974, Perth, Australia
  • Campus type – Murdoch’s Perth campus is one of the largest campuses in Australia, located 15 minutes from Perth CBD. Murdoch also has offshore campuses in Dubai, Singapore, and Myanmar
  • Comprehensive world rankings – Times Higher Education top 500 by World University Rankings 2022
  • Over 250 courses are available
  • Diversity – more than 25,000 students and 1,700 staff from across 90 different countries
  • Five-star rating – Overall experience, student support, teaching quality and student to staff ratio by The Good Universities Guide 2022
  • Global Top 100 – Ranked among the top 100 young universities in the world by Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019
  • Welcome Back International Scholarship – 20% reduction in tuition fee
  • World-class facilities – Wide range of industry-standard learning facilities
  • Work Integrated Learning – Variety of opportunities to gain practical experience

Welcome Back International Scholarship

Be welcomed into the Murdoch University community with our Welcome Back International Scholarship, 20% tuition fee reduction for the duration of the program.

Become a part of a global movement of free thinkers who are constructing a better, more sustainable future. Murdoch University’s world-class research facilities, where they promote student diversity, innovative educational programs, and a positive learning environment, have earned us a reputation for outstanding teaching.

Most popular courses section

As a Murdoch student, you’ll have the structure, support, and space to forge your own path, so you’ll graduate not just job-ready, but life ready. Explore our wide range of courses and learn how to apply to join our global community of free thinkers.

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Bachelor of Business Master of Business Administration (Global)
Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition Master of Information Technology (IT Management, Cyber Security, Data Science/AI)
Bachelor of Nursing  Master of Sustainable Development
Bachelor of Engineering Technology Master of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
Bachelor of Information Technology Master of Engineering Technology
Bachelor of Information Technology and Business  Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced)
Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine Master of Health Administration, Policy and Leadership
Bachelor of Science (Medical, Molecular, and Forensic Sciences) Master of Food Security

How To Apply At Murdoch University 

Since everyone has a unique path and journey, there are numerous methods to apply to Murdoch. Depending on who you are and what you want to study, the route you take while applying to Murdoch will be different.

  • Through An Agent 

If you’re submitting an application as an international student, the university’s network of agents will assist you in beginning your journey.

  • General Requirements 
Requirement Undergraduate requirements Postgraduate requirements
IELTS  Overall 6.0 with no bank below 6.0 except for a few courses Overall 6.0 with no band below 6.0 except for a few courses
Academic qualification Minimum average of 65% for the best four academic subjects or higher depending on the country Bachelor’s degree of AQF Level 7 in a relevant discipline or with relevant work experience

What you should know about the University 

At Murdoct, we are all part of a global network. We strongly believe that students are the key to a successful and sustainable business, ad we are committed to evolving the leaders of the business and industrial community.

As a leading education provider in Australia, we are making continuous efforts to provide ways for learners to develop their utmost skills and apply them to current and future challenges.

Conor Murphy – Regional Manager

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