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Murdoch University, Perth

Western Australia, Australia | Estd in 1967 | Government University

CWUR Rank : 848 | QS Rank : 431

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About Murdoch University

Murdoch University Perth was established in 1973 as a global university. It has 5 campuses across 3 countries. They are- Perth, Rockingham, Mandurah, Singapore and Dubai. Singapore and Dubai are the international campuses of Murdoch University Perth. The main campus, Perth is located over 22 hectares of land. Murdoch University Perth courses are offered at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. The university offers courses in the fields of business, environmental and life sciences, health and education, law, arts and social sciences, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Admission to the Murdoch University Australia is conducted in the online mode. 

Various clubs and societies are available to improve the student life in Australia. Climate Action Special Interest Group, Murdoch Cheer and Dance, Murdoch Christians United, Murdoch Community Garden, Murdoch Desi Association, Murdoch Labor Club, Murdoch International Students Association (MISA), Murdoch Malaysian Association, Murdoch Performing Arts Club and many more. Murdoch University Perth has partnerships with organisations and institutes like Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, Sarepta Therapeutics, Western Australian Health Translation Network, Aquatic Megafauna Research Unit, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australian Defense Research Universities. Murdoch University Australia has institutes and centers like Harry Butler Institute, Health Futures Institute, Food Futures Institute and Australian National Phenome Center.

The various health partners of Murdoch University Perth are-

  • Neurological Council of WA

  • Solaris Cancer Care

  • Health Consumers Council

  • Rockingham Mental Health Services (Department of Health)

  • Armadale Mental Health Services (Department of Health)

  • Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

  • Beyond Blue

  • Mental Health Carers Australia

  • Richmond Wellbeing

  • Carers Australia

  • Top End Mental Health Service

  • Mental Health Council of Tasmania

  • Mind Australia

  • Queensland Alliance for Mental Health

  • Mental Health Coalition of South Australia

Murdoch University Overview



Official Website

Number of Campuses


International Ranking (2024)

QS- 431

Total Number of Students


Total Number of International Students


Student Portfolio

2,122 Undergraduates

40 Doctoral Students


Elizabeth Quay

Cottesloe Beach

Kings Park 

Rottnest Island


Campus Type 



Murdoch University 90 South Street, Murdoch Western Australia 


31°C average summer temperature

18°C average winter temperature


22 hectares

Murdoch University Highlights

Year of Establishment1967
Institute TypeUniversity
Number Of Students21268
Fee Range15.69 L - ₹30.63 L/yr
Bachelors vs Masters
Gender Ratio
Male: 39%Female: 61%
Male: 39%Female: 61%
Student Demographic
  • Domestic:   12920
  • International:   8348

Murdoch University Ranking and Stats

Murdoch University Perth Ranking in the World



QS World University Rankings 2024


Times Higher Education (World University Rankings) 2023


US News and World Report (Best Global Universities) 2023


US News and World Report (Best Global Universities in Australia/New Zealand) 2023


US News and World Report (Best Global Universities in Australia) 2023


Ranking Body

Parametric Score and Ranking 2024

Parameter Ranking
Industry Outcome
International Outlook
DomainYearScoreRankRank Band

Murdoch University Courses

Murdoch University Perth offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree programmes. According to US News and World Report 2023, Murdoch University subject rankings are-

Murdoch University Subject Rankings 2023



Clinical Medicine






Plant and Animal Science


Social Sciences and Public Health


Education Level
Duration24 Months
Fees24.54 L/yr
Duration24 Months
Fees16.36 L/yr
Duration24 Months
Fees19.79 L/yr
Duration24 Months
Fees16.36 L/yr
Duration12 Months
Fees26.54 L/yr
Duration36 Months
Fees16.36 L/yr

Murdoch University Fees

CoursesDurationInternational StudentLocal Student
M.Sc.(12 courses)1 year-2 years₹16.88 L - ₹30.63 L/yr₹8.40 L - ₹21.47 L/yr
B.Sc.(11 courses)3 years₹15.69 L - ₹19.37 L/yr₹2.60 L - ₹7.80 L/yr
M.A.(9 courses)1 year-2 years₹16.88 L - ₹27.38 L/yr₹8.40 L - ₹21.47 L/yr
B.A.(6 courses)3 years-4 years₹15.69 L - ₹19.24 L/yr₹4.96 L - ₹8.20 L/yr
B.A.(Hons)(5 courses)1 year₹16.88 L - ₹19.24 L/yr₹4.54 L - ₹7.91 L/yr

Murdoch University Cost Of Living

The cost of studying in Australia includes accommodation, public transport, food and groceries, phone and internet, gas, electricity and entertainment. Other costs to consider are - healthcare and medical costs, textbooks and materials, child care and clothing.

Murdoch University Perth Expenses




$90 to $150 per week for hostels and guesthouses

$440 per week for a rental off-campus

Public transport

$30-60 per week

Food and groceries

$140-280 per week

Phone and internet

$15-30 per week

Gas, electricity

$10-20 per week


$80-150 per week

Murdoch University Admission and Application

Application deadline May,2024

How to Apply?

In order to apply for the programme admission at Murdoch University Perth, students first have to meet the eligibility criteria. Once the eligibility criteria are met, students have to fill the online application form. The detailed criteria for admissions are given below.

Undergraduate Admissions

  • Students graduating in 2023 from year 12 have to apply through TISC on the website-

  • Other applicants have to apply online on the university website-

  • International students have to apply directly to Murdoch online or through an agent.

  • Students have to register and log in with the username and password.

  • Next, students have to fill the application form and upload the documents.

  • Finally, students have to submit the application form. 

  • The application is sent for review by the admission committee.

  • Students can log in to check the status of their application.

Postgraduate Admissions

  • Students have to select their programme of study.

  • Next, students have to apply online on the website-

  • International students can either apply through the university website or through an agent.

  • New users have to register and log in to fill the application form.

  • Upload the required documents and submit the application form.

  • Students can check the status of their application by logging into the application form.

Doctoral Programme Admissions

  • Students have to choose the topic of study and find a supervisor.

  • Students have to apply to the Graduate Research School with a written proposal.

  • International students have to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) and get an invitation to apply.

  • Complete the application form and submit the documents.

  • Finally, submit the application form.

Documents Required for Murdoch University Perth Admissions

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Research proposal (doctoral degree)

  • Referee reports 

  • Original or certified copies of your academic transcripts and certificates

  • A certified copy of your passport or birth certificate

  • Student visa Australia

  • English language proficiency scores (IELTS/CAE/PTE/TOEFL/OET)

Murdoch University Scholarship

Many scholarships are offered by Murdoch University Perth. Some of them are- 2024 George Alexander Foundation Scholarship, Academic Excellence Award: Postgraduate, Academic Excellence Awards: Honours and others. To avail the scholarships, students have to meet the eligibility criteria.

Murdoch University Perth Scholarships

Scholarship Name

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarship Amount

2024 George Alexander Foundation Scholarship

Be an Australian citizen

Have graduated from secondary school 

Should have achieved ATAR of 80 or higher

Have relocated from an inner regional, outer regional, remote, or very remote location

Can demonstrate examples of personal leadership and/or contributions to the community


Academic Excellence Award: Postgraduate

Should be enrolled in the first semester and/or trimester 

Be enrolled full-time or have exceptional reasons for studying part-time or external

Should have average WAM (weighted average mark) of 75% or higher, in the bachelor's degree 


Academic Excellence Awards: Honours

Should be pursuing any honours course at Murdoch University 

Have an excellent academic record with an average WAM (weighted average mark) of 80% or higher, in bachelor’s degree course


Murdoch University Eligibility

Undergraduate Programme

Graduate Programme

Doctoral Programme

All India Senior School Certificate or Comparable Qualification (awarded by CBSE/CISCE/NIOS)- Average of 60% for best 4 academic subjects or higher

State Boards, except Punjab State Board- Average of 65% for best 4 academic subjects or higher

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma- Total score of 24 or higher

French Baccalaureate- Grade average of 10 or higher

GCE A Levels- Aggregate of 6 points from:

A maximum of the best three A-level subjects


A combination of A-level and AS-level subjects

Bachelor’s degree in the related field

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in the same or cognate discipline

English Language Proficiency:

Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT): 140 Written English



IELTS: 6.0 Overall

6.0 Reading

6.0 Writing

6.0 Speaking

6.0 Listening

IELTS: 6.0 Overall

6.0 Reading

6.0 Writing

6.0 Speaking

6.0 Listening

IELTS: 6.5 Overall

6.0 Reading

6.0 Writing

6.0 Speaking

6.0 Listening

CAE: 169 Overall

169 Reading

169 Writing

169 Speaking

169 Listening

CAE: 169 Overall

169 Reading

169 Writing

169 Speaking

169 Listening


PTE: 50 Overall

50 Reading

50 Writing

50 Speaking

50 Listening

PTE: 50 Overall

50 Reading

50 Writing

50 Speaking

50 Listening


TOEFL IBT: 73 Overall

18 Reading

18 Writing

18 Speaking

18 Listening

TOEFL IBT: 73 Overall

18 Reading

18 Writing

18 Speaking

18 Listening

TOEFL IBT: 90 Overall

20 Reading

20 Writing

20 Speaking

20 Listening

OET: C (250-290) Reading

C (250-290) Writing

C (250-290) Speaking

C (250-290) Listening

OET: C (250-290) Reading

C (250-290) Writing

C (250-290) Speaking

C (250-290) Listening


Murdoch University Campus Life

  • Murdoch University Perth has over 130 clubs and societies on campus.

  • Murdoch University Australia has an Esports gaming hub with 12 Alienware Gaming computers.

  • Events like Festival Day, Stress Less Week, weekly Marketdaze stalls are conducted on campus.

Murdoch University Campus Facilities

Study Amenities


The library has a vast collection of print and online resources to support students in their studies and research. The library is equipped with computers, connected to the wi-fi network. Students are provided with a student card to access the 24/7 Learning Common on Level 2 of the Geoffrey Bolton Library. The names of Murdoch University Perth libraries are-

  • Geoffrey Bolton Library

  • Mandurah Campus Library

  • Veterinary Library

The offshore libraries are-

  • Dubai Campus Library

  • Singapore Kaplan Library



Murdoch University Perth sports facilities include a range of fields, pavilions and other facilities like two synthetic pitches, cricket nets, one grass soccer pitch, synthetic pitch and pavilion with change rooms, umpire rooms, toilets and kiosk, two cricket ovals, one AFL pitch, sports pavilion and others.


Parking Facility

  • Perth Campus- It is free from 8am to 5pm on weekdays and the whole day on Saturday and Sunday. Visitors are required to pay or show a valid parking permit. 

  • Rockingham and Mandurah Campus- Parking is free, however, a parking permit is required.

Parking Charges for Students










Purple (Village residents only)





Varieties of food and drink outlets are located on campus. 

Boola Katitjin- It has two food outlets.

  • The People's Cafe

  • Sushia

Student Kitchens- It has boiled and chilled water, sinks and microwave ovens.

Student Hub- The hub offers a range of dining options with a beautiful courtyard and winter garden. The hub includes-

  • Sir Walter’s Restaurant

  • Pattysmiths

  • Chatime

  • Courtside

  • Roll'd

  • Chinese Canton

  • Kebab and Pizza Garden

  • IGA X-press

  • Winter Garden

  • Summer Courtyard

The Ref- A wide array of street food and drinks are available.

  • Bombay Knights

  • Spice Express

Around Campus- There are many cafes and restaurants available near the campus.

  • Bang Bang Specialty Coffee

  • Cafe Kadjininy

  • The Tavern

  • Triage Coffee

  • Law Cafe

  • Bush Court Market Daze


Murdoch University Perth has professional clinics. Murdoch University Australia also has Chiropractic Clinic, Caladenia Counselling and Psychology Clinic. The medical services are provided by the students under the supervision of professionals. The various medical services offered by Murdoch University Perth include-

  • Consultations

  • Immunisations

  • Workshops and events

Murdoch University International Office Details

Murdoch University Perth offers many benefits of studying in Australia like a range of support services, clubs and other opportunities. Orientation sessions are conducted for first-year students. Murdoch University Australia offers more than 100 international student clubs. Some of the clubs and societies are- Climate Action Special Interest Group, Co-op Interactive Media Development Club, Medical Molecular and Forensic Sciences Society, Murdoch African Society, Murdoch Basketball Club and others. There is also a Murdoch International Student Association (MISA) for international students. The Student Central team provides support regarding visa requirements, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and others.

Murdoch University Accommodation

On-Campus Accommodation

Murdoch University Perth offers shared apartments and 1-bedroom apartments. All accommodations are provided with furniture, wi-fi services, games area, laundry facilities, e-library, study spaces, BBQ deck, a movie room and others. Events and activities like village dinners, self-defense workshops, sports competitions, BBQ events, weekly free pancakes and sundae are conducted all year round. 24/7 onsite support, study support, in-house maintenance staff are also provided. 

Murdoch University Perth Apartment Rates

Type of Apartment


Shared Apartment

$276.00 per week

1 Bedroom Apartment

$441.00 per week

Murdoch University Village and Private Rental


Private Rental

Murdoch University Village

Weekly Rent

$140+ per week

From $189.00 per week


$25+ per week



$20+ per week

Walk to university




Fast, unlimited internet

$15+ per week


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The campus of the university spreads over an area of 22 hectares of land.

Murdoch University Perth is located at Murdoch University 90 South Street, Murdoch Western Australia.

For the undergraduate and postgraduate programme admission, the required overall IELTS score is 6.0, whereas, for doctoral degree an overall score of 6.5 in IELTS is required.

Yes, Murdoch University Perth offers scholarships like 2024 George Alexander Foundation Scholarship, Academic Excellence Award: Postgraduate for the international students.

According to QS World University Rankings 2024, Murdoch University ranking is 431. Also, as per Times Higher Education, Murdoch University world ranking is in the band of 401-500.

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