Murdoch is a research-intensive university in Western Australia’s capital city, where you can benefit from flexible study options and world-class facilities.
Why choose Murdoch?
Top 120 Young University in the world
Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2022
5-star rating overall
QS Stars Assessment 2023
15 research areas rated ‘above world standard’
Australian Research Council
Murdoch University is known for its leading research, and contribution to tackling the biggest social and scientific challenges of our time.
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Here’s why students love Murdoch
Located next to the Indian Ocean with beautiful beaches, Perth is a youthful and diverse city with vibrant nightlife, spectacular outdoor spaces and a unique urban charm. It is Australia’s sunniest capital city and a gateway to Asia and beyond.
At Murdoch, you are encouraged to think freely and discover where your interests lie.
15 research areas rated ‘above world standard’ by the Australian Research Council
Top 3 reasons to choose Murdoch
- Forward-thinking university
- Extensive links with industry
- Murdoch is a place where you can be yourself
What is it like to study at Murdoch as an international student?
Your route to Murdoch University
If you want to study at Murdoch University but don’t meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course at the on-campus international college and progress to the University.
- On-campus degree preparation courses
- Access to university facilities from day one
- Guaranteed entry to a Murdoch University degree*
*When you successfully complete your degree preparation course at the required level.
- A degree preparation course (also known as a pathway course) helps you improve your English language level, academic skills and subject knowledge.
- If you pass your degree preparation course at the required level and with good attendance, then you are guaranteed entry to your chosen degree at university.
Life on campus
The University’s main campus in Perth has a fantastic location on Australia’s beautiful west coast.
The University’s Perth Campus offers state-of-the-art facilities in a great location just outside the city.
countries represented on campus
Best Global Universities in Australia (U.S. News & World Report)
clubs and societies to join
Innovative Research Universities member
a coalition of Australian universities committed to research excellence
83 hectares of protected natural reserve areas
with high biodiversity
Any other questions?
Where is Perth?
Perth is a lively coastal city with white-sand beaches on Australia’s sunny west coast. It is the capital of Western Australia, and great place to live.
What can I do in Perth?
There’s so much to see and do in Perth. From incredible nature to fascinating aboriginal history and vibrant modern culture, Perth offers its residents an exciting yet laid-back lifestyle.
Is Perth a good place for international students?
Perth has the best of both worlds: it’s a vibrant city that is also affordable. This makes it a great, budget-friendly destination for international students. Murdoch University is a welcoming place that embraces international students from all over the world, so you’ll feel at home.