Murdoch University - Bachelor's Degree

Murdoch University, recognised as one of Australia’s leading research institutions, is located in Perth. The University offers seven undergraduate degrees with over 80 Majors, and 100 postgraduate degrees.

  • Average Tuition AUD 27,607

School Description

Murdoch University has a long history that dates back to 1962 when the government allotted a huge piece of land for a future university. It wasn’t however until 1970 that the University actually started to take form. Murdoch University was named in honour of the author and philosopher Sir Walter Murdoch.

Today Murdoch University has more than 22,000 students and over 2,000 staff, including 2,000 overseas students from around 100 countries studying in Perth and another 8000 studying offshore. Murdoch University’s offshore campuses are in Dubai and Singapore.

Bachelor Programs

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Accountancy

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Applied Cognition and Neuroscience

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Biology

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Biomedical Engineering

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Biomedical Science

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Chemistry

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Childhood Education

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Communication

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Computer Applications

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Computer Science

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Criminology

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Cultural Studies

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Cyber Security

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program focusing on the principles and techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media and to conduct cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activity. Includes instruction in computer boot processes and drives, jumper setting, file access and reconstruction, hacking, network systems, cryptography, programming, investigative techniques, forensic imagery, web-based investigation methods, cyberterrorism, and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Economics

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Electrical Engineering

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    English Composition

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Enterprise

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Environmental Engineering

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply geotechnical engineering methods, which deal with the analysis, design and construction of earth and earth supported structures, to the application of environmental problems, such as waste containment, waste disposal, construction of land fills, soil permeation, soil analysis, and soil improvement. Includes instruction in soil mechanics, soil dynamics, soil behavior, waste management and containment systems, geosynthetics, geochemistry, earth structures, geoenvironmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, and foundation engineering

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Environmental Studies

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Finance

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Fine Arts

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Forensic Science

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of the physical, biomedical, and social sciences to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence, human testimony and criminal suspects. Includes instruction in forensic medicine, forensic dentistry, anthropology, psychology, entomology, pathology, forensic laboratory technology and autopsy procedures, DNA and blood pattern analysis, crime scene analysis, crime scene photography, fingerprint technology, document analysis, witness and suspect examination procedures, applicable law and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Graphic Design

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    History

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Hospitality Management

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Human Resources

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Information Systems

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Information Technology

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    International Business

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Journalism

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Law

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Management

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Marketing

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Mathematics

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Media Studies

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Molecular Biology

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Nursing

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Performing Arts

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Philosophy

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Photography

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Physical Education

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish related research and service goals. Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Physics

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Psychology

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Public Affairs

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation, microeconomic analysis of policy issues, resource allocation and decision modeling, cost/benefit analysis, statistical methods, and applications to specific public policy topics.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Religion

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the nature of religious belief and specific religious and quasi-religious systems. Includes instruction in phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Sociology

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Software Engineering

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems using a variety of computer languages. Includes instruction in discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, and applications to complex computer systems.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Sports

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the rules and techniques of participation and skill building in competitive physical activities, as well as non-competitive physical fitness programs. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Statistics

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Studies in Law

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Teaching

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • Murdoch University
    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Theology

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life.

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    90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

    Veterinary Science

    AUD 9,250 Tuition Fee

    An integrated program of study in one or more of the veterinary medical or clinical sciences or a program undifferentiated as to title.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking 667
  • QS Rankings (Global) 515
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 701
  • Times World University Rankings 457

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  • Minimum GPA 2.60
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 1500

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    Established in 1970

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    Murdoch University has a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Program which helps provide important learning experiences for its students while allowing them to demonstrate their graduate skills to employers.

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          • 2002-2004, Bachelor or Commerce

            Law for Mature Age Females

            I'm completing my final year of Juris Doctor (Law) at Murdoch. Having completed a Commerce Degree at Murdoch (Management & Marketing) many years ago and now being a mum of 3 young children in my final year of Law, I have to say Murdoch is very accommodating to those who "are not just full time students".

          • 2012-2014, Bachelor's degree

            Discoverers Welcome!

            An amazing university, beautiful campus at South St and the School of Engineering and IT lecturers are pretty approachable. Databases are fun!