Our Study Abroad and Exchange Program attracts students from all over the world. This exciting opportunity will allow you to work towards completing your degree while enjoying new experiences and seeing the natural beauty of Western Australia. Through Murdoch’s Study Abroad and Exchange program, you will have the opportunity to: spend one or two semesters studying in sunny Western Australia at Murdoch’s Perth campus. Earn academic credit points, which can be transferred back to your home university degree. choose subjects to study from across all of Murdoch’s nine study areas.
Do you love bringing complicated ideas to life, exploring how things work, improving processes or simply imagining what's possible? In this degree, you’ll learn how to use and adapt equipment and processes to optimise the use of resources. Gain practical engineering experience, engage with industry and learn from experts to build a deep understanding of engineering technology with a focus on emerging trends in engineering, sustainability, and industrial needs. This degree gives you the flexibility to pursue a specialist area of engineering study, including electrical and renewable energy, environmental engineering, or industrial control and automation, depending on your interests and career goals.
Combine your passion for the environment with a strong scientific understanding as you learn how to manage and preserve environments and biota under threat both in Australia and around the world. Focus on a field of science that interests you – Conservation and Wildlife Biology, Environmental Science and Management or Marine Biology. You will develop practical, creative-thinking, problem-solving, and data-analysis skills, both inside, and outside the classroom, helping solve some of the world’s most complex problems. You will also contribute to real-world research projects at our on-campus conservation category wetlands and banksia woodlands or at exciting locations across Western Australia, including our iconic coastlines or our diverse bushlands.
Understand the basis of all future healthcare strategies and advance your career with a Graduate Certificate in Systems Medicine. This course is designed to provide you with systematic training in individual components of systems medicine. This includes genomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, metagenomics and metabonomics (metabolomics). A strong focus is placed on metabolic phenotyping and computational biology, which will be supported by access to facilities within the Australian National Phenome Centre (ANPC) and Centre for Computational and Systems Medicine (CCSM). You will gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience and understand its application in areas of unmet medical needs such as maternal and early life, aging and neuropathology and cardiometabolic diseases. This course will prepare you for employment in the increasingly multidisciplinary and borderless clinical and biomedical environments.
Are you looking to further your career in engineering? This degree will allow you to upskill in emerging areas of engineering such as renewable and sustainable energy, microgrids, environmental and sustainable systems, intelligent and autonomous systems and industrial control. Extend your knowledge of engineering by specialising in one of three emerging areas of engineering that will prepare you for a career across a range of industries. Develop your professional skills with over 300 hours of practical experience through an integrated professional practice unit while developing your professional portfolio.
Build quality leadership and management skills to progress your nursing career in the healthcare industry, with a specialisation in either Gerontological Healthcare or Contemporary Mental Health. This course aims to cultivate excellence in quality, leadership and management in health professionals working in Quality, Safety, Risk or Middle Management roles in acute, community, mental health, primary and aged care public and private sectors. On completion of the course, you will have the capacity and capability to apply these skills in a range of management positions and become a leader and champion of change.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) gives you the opportunity to explore in depth a research project that you’re passionate about. You will independently research a specific topic under the guidance of a supervisor and produce a thesis no more than 100,000 words. Your research will represent a significant, original contribution to human knowledge. In undertaking a PhD, you will develop independent research skills, including the capacity to formulate a problem, develop mastery of appropriate conceptual and methodological skills to address it, and relate the research topic to a broader framework of knowledge in a relevant discipline. The process of completing your thesis offers exciting opportunities to work with and be challenged by top academics and experts in your field, as well as attending national and international conferences.
Do you wonder what a merit scholarship is? Students get in based on their merits such as test scores, community service, extracurricular activities, etc. At Murdoch University you can find scholarships like this. You can find how much our merit scholarship is below.
The MRIWA Odwyn Jones PhD Scholarship is offered annually by the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) to encourage and enable a candidate of exceptional research promise to undertake a PhD degree in any discipline relevant to the minerals industry at a university in Western Australia. The scholarship is named in honour of pioneering Western Australian mining researcher and educator Emeritus Professor Odwyn Jones AO.
The Graduate Research Office is pleased to announce that the scholarship round opens in July. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit, research experience and/or potential.
With Australian and Western Australian borders opening in 2022, Murdoch is welcoming back international students with a 20% fee reduction scholarship for their course duration. We encourage you to apply and accept your offer to start studying in 2023 and beyond. Murdoch looks forward to welcoming you to our beautiful Perth campus as you join our global community of pioneering minds.