Murdoch University is a public university in Perth, Western Australia, with campuses also in Singapore and Dubai. It began operations as the state’s second university on 25 July 1973 and accepted its first undergraduate students in 1975. Its name is taken from Sir Walter Murdoch (1874–1970), the Founding Professor of English and former Chancellor of the University of Western Australia.
Murdoch is a verdant university and a member of the Innovative Research Universities. In 2018, Murdoch University was recognised as producing the most employable graduates of all Australian universities after 3 years of graduating from their courses. In 2019, the university ranked third in overall student satisfaction amongst all public universities in Western Australia.
The reasons to choose the Murdoch University
Quintessentially Australian with far-reaching influence, our main campus is one of the largest in Australia and our growing international footprint is supported by campuses in Singapore and Dubai.
Murdoch graduates are sought after by business and industry as a result of the high-quality teaching, leading-edge research and relevant real-world learning, which combine to shape the holistic Murdoch student experience and create distinctive competitive advantage.