With 9 schools offering a range of extensive academic programs, Murdoch has over 250 undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses available.
Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs
The Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs offers postgraduate qualifications in international affairs, public policy and management, development studies, and health policy and leadership.
The school provides students with a unique opportunity to engage with big policy issues, develop high-level critical-thinking skills and expand career opportunities through professional Master’s degrees and other graduate programs.
School of Engineering and Information Technology
The School of Engineering and Information Technology is an innovative faculty offering courses in engineering, chemistry, mathematics and statistics, information technology, physics and nanotechnology, extractive metallurgy, safety science and energy studies.
The school features a number of world class facilities, such as the Bayer Pilot Plant, and the highly qualified faculty are focussed on preparing students for careers in dynamic and challenging industry sectors.
School of Business and Governance
The School of Business and Governance has a strong research and multi-disciplinary focus in management, banking, human resources, counterterrorism studies, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, sustainability and politics.
The school does more than simply provide students with the foundations for a successful and long lasting career in the global business industry. Through the continued guidance of leading academics and professionals, students gain invaluable industry experience as they learn to apply cutting-edge theory to real-world projects.
School of Arts
The School of Arts offers a broad range of courses in creative arts, media and communication, social sciences and humanities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
World class research and leading academics form an integral part of the school’s discipline areas. The school has an internationally focused curriculum, with a range of state-of-the-art facilities and industry-based experience supporting student’s growth and learning within their chosen major(s).
School of Health Professions
The School of Health Professions offers courses across the nursing, chiropractic, counselling and health care management disciplines. The school is proud to provide students pursuing a career in these areas with some of the best learning and development resources in the state.
School of Psychology and Exercise Science
The School of Psychology and Exercise Science offers a range of accredited courses in psychology, exercise physiology and sports science, preparing students for a career in the mental and physical health sectors.
School of Education
The School of Education provides high quality courses in pre-service teacher education at secondary, primary and early childhood levels, as well as graduate programmes for teachers and educators employed in other sectors.
It is one of the founding schools at Murdoch University and is currently leading the way with a range of pioneering teaching initiatives. Murdoch was the first Australian university to offer SimLab, a mixed-reality classroom program that prepares education students for their practical placements in schools.
School of Law
The School of Law is known for excellence in legal education. The school prepares students for practicing law through course offerings in law, business law and criminology. It is Western Australia’s premier undergraduate law school, providing a world-class learning environment and a commitment to excellence in both legal education and practice.
School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences offers courses that span the study of microorganisms, animals, plants, chemical processes, the environment, and the molecular basis of health and disease in humans, animals and plants.
The school offers an internationally accredited veterinary course and, along with a state-of-the-art operational Animal Hospital, provides some of the world’s current leading research developments in the agricultural industry.