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Murdoch University / CRICOS Code 00125J

Five Good Reasons To Study At Murdoch University

  • Degrees that are flexible and allow for experimentation in pathways with a relevant curriculum that incorporates practical experience with a focus on real life
  • Internationally recognised and respected qualifications that leave you well equipped to successfully pursue your career in your chosen field within in the global economy
  • Academic and teaching staff that are friendly, helpful and supportive to encourage students to excel and engage with their communities
  • A multicultural environment that fosters connection with a global network of students and graduates with the possibility of forming lasting friendships
  • Experience of life in Perth, a major Australian capital, or one of its regional city campuses, offering stimulating and fascinating glimpses into the Australian way of life

Why study at Murdoch University

Murdoch University was established primarily as a research university in 1973 in 1973 as a research university and named after Sir Walter Murdoch, a prominent Australian academic and essayist, and Murdoch aims to live up to his prominence.

Murdoch has a student population of 12,000 and the university enjoys modern teaching and research facilities as well as state of the art lecture and tutorial rooms. Superior student services is another remarkable feature about Murdoch. Murdoch currently offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses.

Murdoch University offers courses in the following subject areas:

  • Business
  • Environment
  • Government
  • Health and Community
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Media and Communication
  • Medicine
  • Science and Engineering
  • Teaching

English Courses

South Street campus offers General and Academic English through its Murdoch Language Institute. Murdoch also accesses the Perth International College of English which provides General and Academic English as well as a range of other English courses. Phoenix Academy is another Murdoch-preferred provider of English courses, offering General and Academic English, along with a range of other English courses.


The University is located approximately 20 minutes by car (15 kilometres) from Perth and 10 minutes by car (eight kilometres) from Fremantle.

Entry Requirements

English language requirements:- Murdoch generally requires and IELT of at least 6.0 overall, with no band less than 6.0.

Academic requirements: undergraduate admission generally requires the successful completion of the equivalent of Year 12 High School, but may vary depending on country of origin. Postgraduate admission generally requires successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree and may also require relevant work experience, depending on the course.

We will be happy to give you more detailed information on English and academic requirements for your chosen field of study.

Enrolment dates

Murdoch University does not impose strict deadlines for applications, apart from a small number of courses. However, it is advisable to apply at least three months in advance of the semester in which you wish to commence study.

Student activities

The Student Guild organises regular activities for students throughout the year. There are also recreational facilities available on-campus and the local community offers a range of entertainment and recreational options for more informal socialising, such as cafes, restaurants, cinema, shops, clubs and hotels.


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Murdoch University Information

WA Biotechnology strategy unveiled at Murdoch

Western Australia unveiled its' biotechnology strategy at the State Biotechnology Agricultural Centre based at Murdoch University's South Street campus.

Murdoch University Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Yovich, joined state Premier Alan Carpenter and Science and Innovation Minister Fran Logan in praising the government's commitment to biotechnology.

"I would commend the Premier and Minister for showing foresight in investing in a strategy and infrastructure that can turn this potential into reality, said Professor Yovich.

"Murdoch University is already a major player in bio-technology research and we were delighted the Premier chose to make his announcement on the campus".

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Murdoch's new Chancellor appointed

The Murdoch University Senate has unanimously elected its new Chancellor to take over from Emertius Professor Geoffrey Bolton. The appointee is Mr. Terry Budge, a member of the University Senate since 2004.

Mr. Budge has had a disitnguished career in the finance sector and brings with him a strong business background. He will assume duties in November.
Professor Bolton paid tribute to Mr. Budge's business background and experience which he believed would prove invaluable to the university in the long run.

"As a member of Senate he has shown a lively sympathy with Murdoch's values", Professor Bolton said.

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