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Everything we do at Murdoch is to support, encourage and develop the curious minds of tomorrow.

Stepping into the classroom, your future is more than just the four walls that confine it. Breaking down barriers, igniting change and never settling for anything less than exceptional, a degree from Murdoch will elevate your thinking to a whole new world of possibility, where today’s class is tomorrow’s potential.

Murdoch students use new ways of thinking to forge their own path to success. Whether you’re starting out on your career, looking for a career change, building on already established skills or getting that promotion, here you will find the structure and support you need to get yourself to where you want to be. All it takes is a single thought to revolutionise the way we see the world. A simple idea to change someone’s life for the better. A dream, an aspiration, a flicker of hope. As a Murdoch student, you will be supported to choose your own way and shape your future – to explore, discover and benefit from far more than a conventional education experience.

Quintessentially Australian with far-reaching influence, our Perth campus is one of the largest in the country while campuses in Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar support our growing international footprint.

Murdoch was ranked best in Australia for overall undergraduate employment rates after three years, according to the 2018 Graduate Outcome Survey. Graduates are much sought after as a result of the high-quality teaching, leading-edge research and relevant real-world learning which combine to shape our holistic student experience and create a distinctive competitive edge.

Murdoch University promises you a truly memorable and unique study experience.

Murdoch degree highlights

  • Bachelor of Nursing. Our campus houses the latest facilities, where you will learn how to provide care in fully equipped nursing wards, treatment areas and simulation rooms, while using hi-tech audiovisual equipment, wireless technology and computer laboratories.
  • MBA Global. With no work experience needed, this two year programme puts theory into practice with professional placements through the Work Integrated Learning programme. Successful alumni include the CEO of an international airline and CEO of a major Asian bank. Combined MBA and Master of Healthcare Management. This two year degree aims to meet the challenging needs of healthcare professionals today, and into the future. The course offers a streamlined way to build your expertise in both healthcare and business management. Master of Teaching (Secondary or Primary). Our two year teaching programmes are designed for graduates who hold a degree in a field other than education.
  • Master of Health Administration, Policy and Leadership. The health industry is changing rapidly, driven by an ageing population, greater consumer expectations, digital and technological disruption, the burden of chronic diseases and a growing focus on data and privacy. This two-year multidisciplinary degree is designed to make you a fully informed and competent health industry leader and step up in your career. Choose to take this as a general degree or to specialise in: Administration and leadership; informatics and analytics; policy and evaluation.


Be welcomed into the Murdoch community with one of our three types of Welcome Scholarships. Please visit this page for full details.

Student success

Murdoch offers extensive support services for overseas students to assist them in succeeding in their academic and personal life, both in Perth and at Murdoch. These include an extensive orientation programme, student advisors, accommodation assistance and social functions.


From its inception, Murdoch has been a research-led university with a reputation for world-class research. Our researchers focus on significant social and scientific challenges of our time, including climate change, environmental sustainability and adaptation, food, water and biosecurity, as well as human and animal health and welfare. At Murdoch, all research is underpinned by a deep understanding of politics, governance and international affairs, helping to translate academic outcome into meaningful impact.

Ranking highlights

  • Named in top 100 universities under 50 years of age – Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018
  • Top 100 universities Under 50 years – QS Top Universities 2019

  • Top 100 best universities in the Asia Pacific (Times Higher Education 2019)

  • Number 1 in Australia for overall rates of undergraduate employment after three years of study (2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey)

  • 38 in the world in for veterinary science; top 200 in the world in education; top 200 in world in politics and international studies (QS World University Rankings By Subject 2018)

  • Top 10 in Australia for overall undergraduate student experience (2018 Graduate Experience Survey)

Study at Murdoch’s Mandurah campus

Set in the heart of the coastal town of Mandurah, just 45 minutes from Perth, our Mandurah campus offers an exceptional learning experience through our clinical, academic and research expertise and state-of-the-art facilities.

Regional study and opportunities 

Mandurah is classed as a regional area under the new migration policy [link to press release], which means that students graduating from this campus will be eligible for two extra years on a post-study work visa. If studying a Masters by coursework programme, this equates to four post-study years in which to enjoy living and working in Western Australia.

The city of Mandurah is Western Australia’s largest regional city. Home to more than 85,000 people, Mandurah boasts a typical Mediterranean climate and relaxed coastal lifestyle.  For students travelling with families, it offers a unique work/life balance opportunity, excellent housing options and plenty of things to see and do in your leisure time. Find out more about Mandurah here.

Studying at Mandurah 

Our Mandurah campus specialises in health courses, including Nursing and postgraduate Counselling – Creative Arts Therapies.  We also deliver OnTrack, a free 14-week enabling programme offering an admission pathway to Murdoch.

As a student at the Mandurah campus, you’ll have access to a range of facilities, including an 80-seat video communications room, three 30-seat flexible teaching rooms, one multi-purpose laboratory and the latest video and audio conferencing technology.

Quick Stats about the city of Mandurah (from 2016 Census)

Estimated Population: 85,302

Families with children: 37.2%

Average monthly mortgage repayments: AU$1,820

Average weekly rent: AU$320

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