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Murdoch University


Murdoch University is Western Australia’s second public university based in Perth. Very soon it gained the status of an outstanding teaching and research university in Australia. Murdoch University, established in 1975 was named after Sir Walter Murdoch, a prominent Australian academic and former Chancellor of the University of Western Australia. Murdoch University is part of Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU Australia). It hosts more than 18,500 students from all over the world.


Murdoch University was placed within the top 301–350 universities across the world by the Times Higher Education Supplement 2013. Murdoch University was ranked among the top 551–600 universities by the QS World University Rankings in 2013. However it has not been listed in Academic Ranking of World Universities since 2003. It is the only Australian university to receive five star graduate satisfaction rating five times consecutively in The Good Universities Guide. �


Murdoch University includes four faculties and fourteen schools.

  • Faculty of Arts, Education and Creative Media
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Law, Business and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Schools within the University include,

  • School of Education
  • School of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • School of Media Communication and Culture
  • School of Chiropractic and Sports Science
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Murdoch Business School
  • School of Law
  • School of Information Technology
  • School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
  • School of Chemical and Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Engineering and Energy
  • School of Environmental Science


Murdoch University comprises of three campuses

  • South Street Campus
  • Rockingham Campus
  • Peel Campus

It also has campus in Dubai and Singapore.

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