Murdoch University has an outstanding reputation as an institution that, within an engaging and caring environment, provides student with the quality of education and recognised academic standing. Murdoch is committed to excellence in teaching and research within an international context and provides the ideal place to take the next step on your path of lifelong learning.
Murdoch recently placed between 301-350 in the Times Higher Education World University rankings for 2012/13, one of only 19 Australian universities listed in 2012 and only two in Western Australia.
Established in 1973 as a research university, Murdoch is approximately 20 minutes by car (15 kilometers) from Perth's City Centre and 10 minutes (8 kilometers) from the port city of Fremantle.
Murdoch University aims to create leaders, innovative thinkers, and problem solvers - people capable of tackling the most pressing regional and global challenges. We apply world-class research to real world problems, and this expertise combines to produce quality graduates capable of performing in demanding work environments.
Each of our Schools and academic programs are also designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need for a rewarding and successful career. We constantly review and renew our courses, so that they are relevant, modern and equip students for careers anywhere in the world. We are proud to currently have more than 19,000 students and 1,400 staff working together, exploring new ways of thinking and engaging with significant social and scientific challenges of our time.
Our School include:
Program levels offered at Murdoch University include certificates, undergraduate, graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, Masters Programs and research higher degrees programs.
We're recognised as one of Australia's leading research institutions, as more industries place their belief and resources into our projects to provide our research candidates and scientists with the opportunity to make amazing discoveries. As a member of Innovative Research Universities Australia, Murdoch University is committed to innovation and high quality higher education that can be applied on a global level.
Our University also has award winning teaching facilities that assist in giving you hands-on experience, these include:
The International Discoverers' Scholarship Scheme is designed to make study at Murdoch University more affordable in the current economic climate. Murdoch University would like to ensure that in uncertain global economic times, where never seen before currency fluctuations are taking place, that an international education experience is made more affordable for prospective international students.
The scholarship scheme applies to a wide range of Murdoch courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Depending on the course selected, the scheme allows for a reduction in annual course fees, by between AUD $500 and AUD $6,667.
Getting an education is one of the most important decisions you will make, and an excellent standard of teaching is a key factor determining where you will choose to study. As a highly ranked teaching campus, Murdoch can certainly offer you the best education possible. But, teaching is not the only key factor. Where you live, the friends you make and courses you study are just as important to the University as they are to you. Murdoch will help you to make the most of your university education and can offer opportunities that will make your study experience in Australia a truly memorable and worthwhile event.
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