The Guide Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Prospectus - - GOstralia!

The Guide Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Prospectus - - GOstralia!
The Guide
Undergraduate and Postgraduate
International Prospectus

The Guide Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Prospectus - - GOstralia!
Welcome to Murdoch �������������������3               STUDY AREAS                                   Undergraduate Entry
Hands-on facilities �������������������������4                                                       Requirements ������������������������������ 36
                                                       Business, Law and
About Perth �������������������������������������6    Governance                           26       Undergraduate Courses, Fees
                                                                                                      and Scholarships��������������������������40
Our campuses ��������������������������������8        Creative Arts and
                                                                                                      Postgraduate Entry
Student life�������������������������������������10   Communication                        27
                                                                                                      Requirements ������������������������������� 61
Scholarships ���������������������������������� 12    Engineering                          28       Postgraduate Courses, Fees
Work Integrated Learning                                                                              and Scholarships ������������������������ 62
                                                       Health                               29
and Internships ����������������������������� 13
                                                                                                      Research Degrees����������������������� 68

Accommodation �������������������������� 14           Science30
                                                                                                      How to Apply ������������������������������� 70
Student support ��������������������������� 16        Social and Cultural Studies              31   Frequently Asked Questions����72
Study Abroad and Exchange ��� 17

                                                       Teaching32                                    Index�������������������������������������������������73
Pathways into Murdoch ������������� 18
                                                       Technology                           33
Meet your local Alumni

community ����������������������������������20        Sir Walter Murdoch School
Meet your Academics.................22                 of Public Policy and
                                                       International Affairs                34

                                                          EARN MORE                                                               E XC E L L E N C E                Learning through higher education                                     With substantial professional experience informing their teaching

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          practices, our first-rate academic educators are enhancing
                                                                                                                                  IN RESEARCH                       is a wonderful privilege. It is a highly
                                                                             MEDIAN                                                                                                                                                       student learning through engaging students in hands-on practical
                                                                             G R A D UAT E                                        WO R L D - C L ASS STA N DA R D
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                                                                                                                                                                    rewarding endeavour that will open new                                experience and career-defining theoretical knowledge.

                                                                             STA R T I N G                                        RESEARCH DISCIPLINES              opportunities and change your life for                                For all students, however, their time at Murdoch is also about
                                                                             SA L A RY                                                                              the better.                                                           personal growth. Full of new experiences and forming life-
WO R L D U N D E R 5 0                                                                                            EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH FOR AUSTRALIA (ERA)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          long connections, becoming part of our prosperous University
                                                                                                                  2015 AUSTRALIA RESEARCH COUNCIL
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          community means you will get to experience the best of what
                                                                                                                                                                    We are proud of our reputation for teaching excellence, where we
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION YOUNG UNIVERSITY                                                                                                                                                                                                   Australia has to offer, in a supportive learning environment.
RANKINGS 2017                                                                                                                                                       celebrate student diversity, ground-breaking education initiatives
                                                                                                                                                                    and a supportive and inclusive learning environment.                  We at Murdoch University are proud of who we are and what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          we have to offer – a place where people from all over the world
                                                                                                                                                                    As a University, we have a pivotal role in preparing our graduates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          come together to make their mark, make a difference, overcome
                                                                                                                                                                    for a future in which passion and commitment to learning will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          challenges and open their minds to new ways of thinking.
                                                                                                                                                                    stand them in good stead as they navigate their careers, where
                                                                                                                                                                    agility, adaptability and creativity are essential for success.       We look forward to welcoming you to Murdoch University. Your

         INTERNSHIPS                                        100+                                                   $2.5 MILLION                                     In an ever-growing global society that is full of possibility, we
                                                                                                                                                                    strive to equip every graduate with the transferable skills to work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          new life journey starts today.

         & I N D U ST RY                                                                                                                                            industriously across a range of disciplines and cultures.
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                                                                                                                              IN SCHOLARSHIPS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          With kind regards,
                                                          SOCIETIES                                                                                                 Through providing a high-quality educational experience, we
                                                                                                                              AWA R D E D E AC H                    seek to empower students, leading our graduates to become
                                                          TO J O I N                                                                                                innovators who are prepared for their future careers and sought
                                                                                                                                                                    after by employers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Professor Eeva Leinonen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Vice Chancellor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Murdoch University

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Join our global community
                                                               of pioneering minds
“You need to be able to go to a university where you walk      “The only education out of which good can come is the education
out more confident in life. Not just to get a degree, but to   which teaches you to think for yourself instead of swallowing
make a real difference, which Murdoch gives you.”              whatever the fashion of the moment may prescribe.”
- Deki Dorji, Bhutan (Masters by Research)                     - Sir Walter Murdoch, 1926

“You need to be able to go to a university                     At Murdoch, we believe        Everything we do at Murdoch is to            Welcoming new students into our ever-
                                                                                             support, encourage and develop the           growing global community, we are proud
                                                               that creativity powers
where you walk out more confident in life;                     change. To be creative is
                                                                                             curious minds of tomorrow. As a Murdoch
                                                                                             student, you will learn to think freely;
                                                                                                                                          to bring pioneering minds together
                                                                                                                                          to celebrate education, diversity and
not just to get a degree, but to make a real                   to challenge convention,      where your creativity, your passions
                                                                                             and your ideas will be fostered into a
                                                                                                                                          innovation. Having been at the forefront
                                                                                                                                          of Australian research for more than
difference, which Murdoch gives you.”                          to be intrigued by the        successful and fulfilling career.            40 years, to study at Murdoch is to be

- Deki Dorji, Bhutan                                           smallest of details, to not   To graduate career-ready is one thing,
                                                                                                                                          surrounded by some of the world’s most
                                                                                                                                          progressive thinkers, people who are not
  Masters by Research                                          be confined by the limits     but to graduate life-ready is what really
                                                                                                                                          just challenging conventional wisdom and
                                                                                             sets our Murdoch graduates apart. Ready
                                                               of your own thoughts.         to forge your own path, graduating with
                                                                                                                                          tackling the world’s big questions, but
                                                                                                                                          finding answers.
                                                               To be creative is to think    a Murdoch degree means you will enter
                                                               freely, where learning to     the workplace with a global perspective;     Our forward-thinking students are
                                                                                             where cutting-edge theory meets              answering tomorrow’s questions, today.
                                                               think outside the box and     real-world experience to ensure you are      Are you ready to join them?
                                                               to think for yourself will    ready to take on the big questions, find
                                                                                             solutions and create new ways of thinking.
                                                               lead you to an empowered
                                                               and fulfilled future.

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To truly let your imagination run free, you need
an environment that supports your creativity. An
environment that allows you to explore the pressing
issues of today, so you can find the ground-breaking
answers of tomorrow. To do this, Murdoch has
built a contemporary network of real-world
learning environments; a collection of facilities,
laboratories and simulation suites, which
provide you with all the resources and
practical experiences you need to
graduate career-ready.

Chiropractic Clinic                             Information                                    Media Arts Centre                             knowledge into hands-on practical
                                                                                                                                             experience with a range of industry-
                                                                                                                                                                                            Renewable energy                              Sports Science facility
If you are a Chiropractic student, as you       Technology labs                                Our Media Arts Centre is where creative       standard work placements.                      facilities                                    If you are a Sport and Exercise Science
progress through your degree you will                                                          minds come to explore the power of                                                                                                         student, you will learn in our recently
                                                Step into the future with our new                                                                                                           If you are a Renewable Energy student,
learn to treat real patients in our on-
campus clinic, the Murdoch University
                                                Information Technology teaching
                                                                                               media-based technologies through our
                                                                                               state-of-the-art simulation facilities.
                                                                                                                                             Nursing Simulation                             you will learn from our industry-experts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          upgraded $4 million sports science facility.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fitted with the latest equipment, the three
Chiropractic Clinic. Housing a rehabilitation
                                                laboratory. Our IT lab is equipped with the
                                                latest virtual reality equipment, industrial
                                                                                               Housing industry-standard facilities, which   Suites                                         in our state-of-the-art engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                            facilities, including an outdoor test area,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          specialised laboratories, which include an
centre, physiological therapeutics                                                             include a digital TV studio, sound stage,                                                                                                  exercise physiology lab, a performance
                                                technologies and a visible data server,                                                      Our Mandurah and Perth campuses both           photovoltaic research equipment and a
facility, consulting rooms and a digital                                                       control room, audio studio, four radio                                                                                                     lab and a rehabilitation, strength and
                                                which means you will have the freedom                                                        offer excellent nursing facilities. In fact,   renewable energy-engineering laboratory,
radiographic suite, you will get to apply                                                      studios, a newsroom and a number of                                                                                                        conditioning lab, come complete with
                                                to get creative, collaborate with other                                                      our Perth campus has the newest nursing        housing a comprehensive range of wind
your newly learnt skills across a range of                                                     superbly equipped editing suites, you will                                                                                                 a climate and altitude chamber, motion
                                                students, develop your own original                                                          facility of any university in Western          energy industry-standard software.
different working environments to ensure                                                       graduate career-ready with a range of                                                                                                      capture systems, 50-metre running track
                                                concepts and learn from Murdoch’s                                                            Australia and, in the case of an emergency,
you are ready for the working world with                                                       industry experience under your belt.                                                                                                       and a fully-equipped gym with Olympic
                                                leading academics.
sound knowledge in independent and                                                                                                           can be used as an operational hospital.
                                                                                                                                                                                            SimLab                                        weightlifting facilities.
evidence based patient-centred care.
                                                Launchpad                                      Mind and Body Labs                            Our dedicated nursing spaces include
                                                                                                                                                                                            As an Education student, you can make the
                                                                                                                                             fully-equipped clinical teaching wards,
                                                                                                                                                                                            most of our unique SimLab to get valuable     Veterinary hospital and
Engineering Pilot Plant                         Located in the Geoffrey Bolton Library,
                                                                                               Our newest lab space is where you can
                                                                                               work with researchers, teaching staff
                                                                                                                                             treatment areas and simulation suites
                                                                                                                                             where, as a Nursing student, you will learn
                                                                                                                                                                                            teaching experience and feedback before
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          working farms
                                                Launchpad provides a creative space                                                                                                         you enter a real classroom.
Our nationally renowned Bayer Pilot                                                            and other students to conduct research        how to provide care under the supervision
                                                where our students have the opportunity                                                                                                                                                   As the only city-based university to
Plant is where our Electrical Engineering                                                      projects or exercise physiology testing       of technical simulation staff who,             As the first university to offer this
                                                to come together with industry partners,                                                                                                                                                  offer an on-campus farm, our Veterinary
students get unparalleled hands-on                                                             as part of your Psychology or Sports and      themselves, are registered nurses.             simulated teaching experience in Australia,
                                                future employers, entrepreneurs and the                                                                                                                                                   and Animal Science students get
engineering experience, before they even                                                       Exercise Science degree. Our labs include                                                    SimLab allows you to practice your
                                                community, to work on collaborative                                                                                                                                                       unrivalled hands-on experience across
graduate. As Western Australia’s only                                                          a fitness testing area and DEXA machine,
operational engineering pilot plant, this
                                                projects, network and build career-
                                                                                               meaning you can learn a range of new          Psychology Clinic                              teaching skills in a virtual classroom
                                                                                                                                                                                            environment with avatars who respond in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a range of industry settings. You can
                                                defining industry connections.                                                                                                                                                            learn from leading industry experts in
engineer’s playground features advanced                                                        skills in how to conduct body fat, bone       Our postgraduate Psychology students           real time to your instructions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          our on-campus farm, or graduate as
control systems using a modern industrial                                                      and muscle mass scanning techniques.          have the opportunity to work with real                                                       a career-ready veterinarian with work
data acquisition and control platform,          Law Moot Court                                                                               clients in our fully-operational Murdoch
                                                                                                                                                                                            Sporting facility                             placements and guided support in
meaning you will graduate career-ready
with real-world engineering skills.             As a Murdoch Law student, you will get to      Nexus Theatre                                 Psychology Clinic. Offering psychological
                                                                                                                                             services to the public, which range from       You can make the most of your university
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Murdoch’s fully-equipped Veterinary
                                                experience all the excitement, thrills and                                                                                                                                                Hospital, which comes complete with
                                                                                               Murdoch's professional theatre space          baseline assessments to psychological          experience with our recent $5.2 million       cancer, equine and dermatology clinics.
                                                unpredictability of a real-life courtroom
                                                                                               provides Arts students with a dedicated       therapy, you will benefit from first-hand      sporting facility upgrade, which includes
                                                with our Herbert Smith Freehills Electronic
                                                                                               area to refine their craft in both            experience in dealing with a range             two synthetic football (soccer) pitches,
                                                Moot Court. Whether you are trying a case
                                                                                               performance and production practices.         of cases and area specialisations.             a cricket oval for summer cricket,
                                                or competing against other Law schools
                                                                                               Home to some of Western Australia’s                                                          new changing rooms, floodlights and
                                                from around the world, thanks to the
                                                                                               brightest emerging talents, this venue                                                       spectator seating.
                                                latest video satellite technology, you will
                                                                                               hosts community, musical, cultural
                                                be equipped to handle any situation that
                                                                                               and theatrical events; giving you the
                                                comes your way.
                                                                                               opportunity to turn your theoretical

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T H E M O ST                                          W H E N YO U L E A R N ,

A F F O R DA B L E                                                     YOU R
CITY IN AUSTRALIA                                                      FA M I LY
The Economist Intelligence Unit, Worldwide Cost
                                                                       LEARNS TOO
of Living Survey 2017
                                                      In WA, school-age dependents of
                                                      Master and Research students may be
Life in Perth is cheaper than all other
                                                      eligible to pay local school fees.
major Australian cities, including
Sydney and Melbourne!

                                                                                                      WO R K & L E A R N

  TOP 50                                              M O ST L I VA B L E C I T Y
                                                                                                      AS A STUDENT
                                                                                                      VISA HOLDER,
                                                      I N T H E WO R L D                              YOU HAVE THE
ST U D E N T C I T I E S                                                                              OPPORTUNITY TO WORK
I N T H E WO R L D                                    The Economist Global Liveability Ranking 2017
                                                                                                      WHILE YOU STUDY IN PERTH!
QS, Best Student Cities 2017
                                                      For the past 13 years Perth has been
                                                      ranked in the Top 10 most liveable
                                                      cities, coming in at #7 in 2017.

Our main campus is                                Murdoch’s Perth Campus is located
                                                  approximately 15 minutes from both
                                                                                                      Perth - The gateway                Warm summers,                     Acknowledgement
located in Perth, Western                                                                             to the world                       mild winters
Australia – the 7th ‘most
                                                  the historic port-city of Fremantle and
                                                  bustling City of Perth, making it easy for
                                                                                                                                                                           of Country
                                                  our International students to spend their           Not only does Perth share
liveable’ city in the world.                      free time exploring and participating in a          the same time zone as 60%                        THE                 We acknowledge the Whadjuk people
                                                                                                                                                                           of the Noongar nation as the Traditional
Home to more than 2.5                             range of activities and events:                     of the world, but it is the only                 S U N N I E ST      Custodians of this country and its
million residents, Western                        •    Take in one of Western Australia's             Australian city to offer direct                  CITY IN AUSTRALIA   waters and that Murdoch University
                                                                                                                                                                           stands on Noongar Country. We pay
Australia boasts some                                  famous sunsets at Cottesloe Beach              flights to Europe:
                                                                                                                                                                           our respects to Noongar Elders past
                                                       while enjoying some delicious fish and
of the best coastlines                                 chips;                                                                            MEDITERRANEAN                     and present, and acknowledge their
                                                                                                         London (17 hours)
in Australia. From the                            •    Visit Kings Park and enjoy the                                                    C L I M AT E :
                                                                                                                                                                           wisdom and advice in our teaching
                                                                                                                                                                           and cultural knowledge activities.
crystal-clear waters of the                            panoramic views of Perth city and the             Sydney (3.5 hours)

                                                       Swan River;                                                                                                         - Eeva Leinonen, Vice Chancellor.
Ningaloo Reef, to the awe-                                                                               Melbourne (3 hours)
                                                  •    Take a trip over to Rottnest Island
inspiring Karri Forests of                             and spend some time relaxing in the               Bali (3.5 hours)
the South West, Western                                sun while getting to know a famous
                                                                                                                                         AV E R AG E S U M M E R
                                                                                                         Bangkok (7 hours)               T E M P E R AT U R E S
Australia has it all.                                  Rottnest local, the Quokka;
                                                  •    Get some friends together and explore             Singapore (5 hours)
Located on the shores of the Swan River,
Perth’s warm, dry summers and cool
                                                       one of Western Australia's renowned
                                                       culinary and wine regions. Whether
                                                       you want to spend the day in the
                                                                                                         Jakarta (4 hours)               12°C
winters make for a great destination all                                                                 Kuala Lumpur (5.5 hours)
year round. Offering a large shopping                  Swan Valley, or make a weekend trip                                               AV E R AG E W I N T E R
district with a cosmopolitan mix of cafes,             to Margaret River, either option is right         Hong Kong (8 hours)             T E M P E R AT U R E S
restaurants, pubs and thriving nightlife,              at your doorstep!
Perth City is suitable for students from all                                                             Dubai (14 hours)
                                                                                                                                         Source: Bureau of Meteorology
walks of life.

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Stuart Green “End – Start – End”
                                                                                              Did you know that Murdoch
Aluminium, polyurethane automotive paint
Dimensions variable, Murdoch University
                                                                                              has taken our world-class
Student Hub Public Art Commission 2018
                                                                                              education experience global?
                                                                                              With campuses in Singapore,
                                                                                              Dubai and Myanmar, you
                                                                                              will benefit from the best
                                                                                              of what education has to
                                                                                              offer from a globally-present
                                                                                              university with an international
                                                                                              reputation for excellence.

                                                                                                                                       New to our Perth
                                                                                                                                       campus - The
                                                                                                                                       Student Hub!
                                                                                                                                       The Student Hub, our new
                                                                                                                                       AUD$20 million development,
                                                                                                                                       provides our students with
                                                                                                                                       a range of services and

                                                                                                                                       amenities, including food
                                                                                                                                       outlets, shops, cafes, student
                                                                                                                                       kitchen, study places and a

campuses                                                                                                                               great environment to just sit
                                                                                                                                       and chat with friends. The
                                                                                                                                       Student Hub is the centre of
                                                                                                                                       student life here at Murdoch,
                                                                                                                                       and it is the best place on
Perth campus                                   Mandurah campus                                Rockingham campus                        campus for you to meet up
Located in Murdoch, just 15 minutes from       Set in the heart of the coastal town           Located in the waterfront town of        with your peers, eat and
the bustling central business district         of Mandurah, just under an hour from           Rockingham, just 40 minutes from         interact with the rest
of Perth and the historic port city of         Perth, our Mandurah campus offers an           Perth, our Rockingham campus
Fremantle, our main campus offers all          exceptional learning experience through        offers a strong learning community
                                                                                                                                       of our Murdoch
our courses along with dynamic teaching        our clinical, academic and research            with a focus on research and our         community.
facilities, support services, specialised      expertise.                                     university pathway programs. At our
educational and recreational facilities and                                                   Rockingham campus, students can
                                               With a range of state-of-the-art facilities,
a unique student experience.                                                                  build academic skills, connect with
                                               our Mandurah campus specialises in health
                                                                                              other students and explore new ideas
As one of the largest university campuses      courses, including Nursing, Counselling
                                                                                              to help you study at university level.
in Australia, our Perth campus boasts          and Creative Arts Therapies. Students
more than 227 hectares of beautiful            who study at our Mandurah campus have          The campus offers a community
bushland environment, providing our            access to a range of facilities, including a   library, café, gym and after-hours
students with the ultimate Australian          student common area, library, computer         study facilities to support the
experience as they study alongside a           laboratories, flexible teaching rooms          learning journey of our students.
range of native Australian flora and fauna.    and a multi-purpose laboratory. Nursing
                                               students also get to experience learning
Bush Court is the heart of our Perth
                                               in our state-of-the-art, fully equipped
campus. In this beautiful garden space,
                                               nursing wards.
you can go outside to study under the
trees or meet up with friends while
relaxing on one of Murdoch's beanbags
or deck chairs. Surrounding Bush Court
are our food and coffee shops, student
support facilities, an extensive library and
the newly built Student Hub.

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Student life
Student life at Murdoch is about so much more than simply learning in your chosen
field. As a Murdoch student, you will be encouraged to step out of your comfort zone
and learn to think for yourself, where getting involved, having fun and making lifelong
friendships will ensure you have a memorable university experience!

                                            Socialise!                                                                           Volunteer!
                                            Whether you are relaxing on Bush                                                     The Guild Volunteer Hub connects
                                            Court, or heading to one of Murdoch’s                                                Murdoch students who have a passion
                                            many cafes, there is always a great                                                  for volunteering with community
                                            spot to catch up with friends and                                                    organisations. You can develop new
                                            relax on campus. Even our Tavern is                                                  skills and meet new people while
                                            the perfect place to relax and unwind,                                               doing volunteer work that helps the
                                            where you can challenge your mates                                                   community or relates to your degree.
                                            to a game of pool, catch up for a
                                            drink in the beer garden or attend
                                            events like open mic and quiz nights
                                            or themed parties for end of semester      Join!
Study!                                      celebrations to Oktoberfest and St
                                            Patrick's Day.
                                                                                       The Murdoch Student Guild
                                                                                       supports over 100 clubs and
Whether you are studying individually,                                                 societies, ranging from those in
or collaborating with a group, you                                                     your field of study to music, gaming
will soon make use of the newly                                                        and sports groups. Joining one of

                                                                                                                                                                            Be a VIP
refurbished Geoffrey Bolton Library,                                                   Murdoch’s clubs or societies is a
the resource centre of our Perth                                                       great way for you to get to know
campus. As a Murdoch student, you                                                      other students, collaborate with
will have access to all the materials                                                  a diverse group of people, share

                                                                                                                                                                            with our
you need for your studies, including                                                   ideas, attend social functions and
high demand learning resources, unit                                                   take part in industry and nation-
readings, online journals, e-books                                                     wide sporting events.

                                                                                                                                                                            RAC Arena
and past exam papers. With our 24/7
learning common area, you can also
access computers, internet, printing
and scanning services at any time of

the day or night.                                                                                                                Get involved!
                                            Workout!                                                                             The Murdoch Student Guild run a
                                            The Sports and Recreation Centre offers                                              range of events including Festival
                                            a fully equipped fitness centre with                                                 Day, Stamp Out Stress Day, the Guild
                                            discounted memberships available for                                                 Ball, MarketDaze, Clubs and Societies
                                            students. If you prefer team sports, you                                             Day and Multicultural Day, so you will     Murdoch is a proud partner of RAC Arena, one of
                                            can join a social sports team or become                                              have plenty of opportunities to get        Perth's biggest entertainment venues, giving our
                                            part of a Murdoch sports club. Make sure                                             involved and meet new people.              students exclusive access to work opportunities and
                                            you look out for the annual UniGames,                                                                                           VIP benefits. Learn, work and play in modern and
                                            where you could represent Murdoch                                                                                               innovative facilities alongside the world’s top touring
                                            nationwide in your favourite sport!                                                                                             artists and Australia’s sporting favourites.
                                                                                                                                                                            Thanks to our partnership, Murdoch students have access to:

                                                                                                                                                                             A dedicated student internship program to learn hands-on skills
                                                                                       Bush Court is the heart of our                                                        in the business of managing a major events venue
Refuel!                                                                                campus. Here you can meet up with
                                                                                       friends and study while lounging
We have plenty of vibrant cafes and                                                    on a deck chair or beanbag in the                                                     Preferred applicant status when applying for jobs at RAC Arena
food outlets on campus. You could grab                                                 sun. You can also experience our
a tasty bite to eat from one of the local                                              student events here, like MarketDaze,     Shop!                                       Priority queues to beat the crowds
food trucks that come onto campus                                                      a weekly market where you can pick        To ensure you are ready for study, visit
daily, head to our Tavern to make the                                                  up a tasty bite to eat and browse         the Bookshop to get your textbooks,
most of the student Guild specials, or                                                 through the various market stalls                                                     Special offers and tickets for more than 90 events a year
                                                                                                                                 stationery and general merchandise.
visit the Student Hub, where you'll find                                               selling everything from fresh fruit and   Second-hand textbooks are also
a variety of food options that include                                                 vegetables to clothing, accessories       available on campus through the
Halal certified meals.                                                                 and collectables.                                                                    Find out more at
                                                                                                                                 Student Guild.

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Scholarships                                                                                                                                        Work Integrated Learning
                                                                                                                                                    and Internships
Murdoch understands                                Financial Aid
that studying at university
                                                   A scholarship is not your only option for obtaining financial
can be a life-changing
                                                   support while studying at Murdoch. Murdoch University
experience. As an
                                                   participates in a range of financial aid programs offered by
International student,
                                                   governments in a number of other countries, including the United
moving abroad to study
                                                   States, Canada, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
can be a daunting task.
That is why we want to help. Offering a
range of scholarships for commencing
and existing International students,
your pioneering mind can focus on the         International Welcome                            Murdoch University                                   As human beings, we                         Your industry experience
important things, like making the next big
breakthrough in your field, while we take     Scholarship - Australia                          Academic Excellence                                  learn from doing. It is in
                                                                                                                                                                                                Work placements
care of any financial hardships you may       If you are an International student currently    Awards                                               our nature to explore new                                                                         Work simulations
                                                                                                                                                                                                Work placements are an opportunity
be facing.                                    living in Australia, an International Welcome
                                                                                               Murdoch University Academic Excellence Awards
                                                                                                                                                    ideas, to take on unknown                   for you to spend an extended period
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      With a work simulation experience, you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will learn in an industry-standard learning
Whether you are just starting out with        Scholarship - Australia could provide you        (MUAEAs) are available for both undergraduate        concepts and to develop                     of time in an organisation where you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      environment that has been set up on
your studies as an undergraduate,             with a 20% discount towards your total           and postgraduate Murdoch students, offering                                                      will undertake genuine work tasks with
returning to study with a postgraduate        course tuition fee.                              students AUD$5,000 towards their degree if
                                                                                                                                                    them as critically-minded                   workplace supervision. You will learn to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      campus. In consultation with industry,
degree or making ground-breaking              The International Welcome scholarship –          they have a previous record of high academic         individuals who produce                     integrate previously studied theory with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      work simulations recreate as many of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      complexities of a real work environment
discoveries as one of our research            Australia is available for students who are:     achievement in their studies.                        actionable solutions.                       its practical application in the workplace,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      as possible. You will be provided with
students, there are a range of scholarships                                                                                                                                                     developing a range of professional
                                              •   An international full fee-paying             To find out if you are eligible, please visit:                                                                                                         an opportunity to integrate theory and
to suit students from all backgrounds,                                                                                                                                                          skills along the way. Depending on the
                                                  student residing in Australia at the                    With our range of Work Integrated                                                                 practice as you experience a simulated
disciplines and walks of life.                                                                                                                                                                  discipline, work placements may also be
                                                  time of application studying an                                                                   Learning programs and internship                                                                  work environment, including prioritising
                                                                                                                                                                                                referred to as internships, practicums, or
                                                  undergraduate, honours, graduate             Research Scholarships                                opportunities, our students get to take
                                                                                                                                                                                                clinical placements.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      multiple tasks, interpersonal dynamics,
International Welcome                             diploma or master-level degree;
                                                                                               Do not let your creativity be stifled by your
                                                                                                                                                    their potential and turn it into career-                                                          deadlines and other workplace pressures.
                                                                                                                                                    defining power. Classroom theory is put
Scholarship                                   •   Commencing studies at one of
                                                  Murdoch’s Western Australian                 finances. With one of Murdoch's research-based       into action with a variety of industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                Industry projects
                                                  campuses in 2019;                            scholarships your living expenses and tuition        experiences, where student learning is      Participating in an industry project
An International Welcome Scholarship
                                                                                               fees can be taken care of, meaning you have          enhanced and nurtured through our close     means you will work as either an
can provide between AUD$8,000 and             •   Commencing studies in an eligible
                                                                                               more time to focus on the important things, like     connections with real-world industry        individual, or as part of a team, on a real
AUD$11,000 towards your tuition fees.             coursework program; and                      uncovering the next big breakthrough in your
                                                                                                                                                    partners, the wider Perth community and     project for an industry or community
                                              •   Not a recipient of any other Murdoch         field. Completing your research degree is a life-
If you are studying a Bachelor of Nursing,                                                                                                          government bodies.                          partner. Projects are usually completed
                                                  University scholarship.                      changing experience, so not only do we provide
or any eligible course under the School                                                                                                                                                         on-campus, under the supervision of
                                              To find out if you are eligible, please visit:   our students with our own range of scholarships,     Work Integrated Learning is so much         academic staff, but deliver on a brief
of Business and Governance, you may be
                                                          but we can also help you to find a range of          more than just a practical experience.      from one of our real-world industry or
eligible for up to AUD$11,000. Students
                                                                                               scholarships offered by external providers.          Take action today and get prepared for
from all other eligible courses could be                                                                                                                                                        community clients. As well as learning to
awarded up to AUD$8,000.                                                                       To find out more about our extensive                 your future career, find out more at:       integrate and apply previously studied
                                                                                               range of research scholarships, visit:                                  theory, you will be able to develop
Recipients of an International Welcome                                                                 WorkplaceIntegratedLearning                 your skills in project management,
Scholarship will have the award amount                                                                                                                                                          client liaison, and may be required to
paid into their student tuition account in                                                                                                                                                      work in multi-disciplinary teams.
four instalments over two years.                                                                 To find out more about Murdoch’s extensive
The International Welcome Scholarship                                                            range of international scholarships, visit:
is available for the 2019 intake period,                                               
for students starting their studies at
one of Murdoch’s Western Australian
campuses. To find out if you are
eligible, please visit:                                                             “As a recipient of an International Welcome                                                “Since completing my internship with a local Perth digital marketing agency,
InternationalWelcomeScholarship                                                                      Scholarship, the opportunity that Murdoch                                                  I have developed an interest in the field and would like to pursue a job in
                                                                                                     offers an international student like me, is                                                the digital marketing industry. Murdoch has provided me with the platform,
                                                                                                     invaluable. This scholarship really helps to                                               through my internship unit, to gain hands-on experience and has really opened
                                                                                                     reduce financial stress and provides every                                                 my eyes to this industry. This experience has been priceless and has provided
                                                                                                     chance to achieve one's dream.”                                                            me with a platform in which I know have taken a step in the right direction.”
                                                                                                     D E E PA M AC H A I A H , I N D I A                                                       THEODORE TUNG LAI RONG, SINGAPORE
                                                                                                     M A ST E R O F E N G I N E E R I N G                                                      B AC H E LO R O F B U S I N E SS ( M A R K E T I N G A N D P U B L I C R E L AT I O N S )

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Choosing the right
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  for you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  There are a number of factors you will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  need to consider when choosing your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  accommodation. In addition to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cost of rent per week, other things you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may want to consider are:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Is it furnished or unfurnished?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      If it is unfurnished, you will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      need to set aside additional
On-campus                                    The Village offers a range of                The Village offers 24-hour staff presence,
                                                                                          with resident staff members living on-site
                                                                                                                                        Off-campus                                                                                    funds to purchase furniture
                                             facilities, including:
accommodation -                                                                           and night-time security patrols. There is a   accommodation                                                                                 and other household items.
                                             •   Swimming pool                                                                                                                                                                    •   How many people will I be sharing
The Village                                  •   Pool lounge with a pool table,
                                                                                          team of resident assistants responsible for
                                                                                          organising events, assisting new students     Shared Accommodation                                                                          common facilities with? This may
If you want to be in the centre of all the       table tennis & foosball table            with their transition into communal living                                                                                                  include a kitchen, bathroom, etc.
                                                                                                                                        Many students often choose shared
on-campus action, you cannot go past life    •   Recreational room with BBQ’s,            and ensuring adherence to Village rules.      accommodation where several students                                                      •   How close is it to campus, public
at the Murdoch University Village.               projection screen and a communal         Staff also provide support to residents       share a unit or house near campus.                                                            transportation, supermarkets and
                                                 kitchen                                  experiencing personal or study problems.      Rent for shared accommodation is                                                              other shops?
Located at our Perth campus, life in
                                                                                          The Village also caters to students with      typically less expensive than on-campus                                                   •   Are there laundry facilities on-site?
'the Village' means your classes are         •   Beach volleyball and basketball courts
                                                                                          disabilities, providing adapted apartments    accommodation, and may cost between                                                           If not, how close is the nearest
right on your doorstep, where you also       •   Theatre room with surround sound         with modified bedrooms and bathrooms.         $120-200 per week. In most cases,             The Murdoch Student Guild has an                public laundromat?
have direct access to public transport,          and projector                                                                          you will have your own room but will          accommodation database that lists rooms     •   What kind of heating/air
a range of local shops and on-campus
amenities. The Village has stylish, fully    •   Movie room with satellite TV             Rates                                         share amenities, such as a kitchen and        available for rent                              conditioning is there?
                                             •   Group study rooms                        The rates for 2019 range from $150.50         bathroom, with your housemates.     
furnished apartments available for rent,                                                                                                                                                                                          •   How secure and safe is the
with options to suit almost any budget.      •   Four large coin operated laundries       weekly for a twin-share bedroom to            Students living together in shared            Alternatively, the Real Estate Institute        location? Are there locks on the
                                                                                          $397.50 weekly for a one-bedroom              accommodation will often have rules for       of Western Australia also lists available       doors and windows?
                                                                                          apartment, per semester. If you book          inviting guests into the home, the payment    rentals around Perth
                                             With the student experience as a                                                                                                                                                     •   Will it be noisy? Is it on or near
                                                                                          your accommodation for the entire             of shared utilities such as electricity and
                                             core focus, the Village has an exciting                                                                                                                                                  a major road?
                                                                                          university year (42 weeks), rather than       water, and the usage and clean-up of          Homestay
                                             residential-life program designed to help
                                                                                          just one semester at a time, the rates will   common areas. In shared accommodation,                                                    If you choose to live in shared
                                             residents meet new people, succeed                                                                                                       Homestay accommodation allows you to
                                                                                          be cheaper.                                   it is important that all residents of the                                                 accommodation, choose your
                                             academically and develop essential life                                                                                                  live with an Australian family while you
                                             skills. Events include BBQs, themed          To see all residential rates and              property understand and follow the rules      study. In most cases, you will have your    housemates wisely. For example, if
                                             dinners and parties, movie nights,           accommodation options visit                   that have been agreed upon.                   own room but share amenities such as        you typically go to bed early, you
                                             sporting events and competitions,                                                                              a kitchen and bathroom. Our preferred       may not want to live with people who
                                                                                                                                        Accommodation can come furnished or                                                       constantly stay up late every night.
                                             writing workshops and so much more.                                                                                                      provider is the Australian Homestay
                                                                                                                                        unfurnished. Unfurnished rooms may be                                                     It is important that you meet and
                                                                                                                                        cheaper to rent, however you will need to     Network (AHN), and you can find more
                                                                                                                                                                                      details including prices and meal plan      feel comfortable with any potential
                                                                                          Murdoch University Village                    purchase any furniture that you will need                                                 housemates prior to moving in.
                                                                                                                                        such as a bed, desk, and chest of drawers.    options at
                                                                                          Telephone +61 8 9360 2909

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Student                                                                                                                                                                                  Study Abroad
     support                                                                                                                                                                                  and Exchange
Travelling to a new country to pursue your studies is a big step. Having the                                                                   Childcare                                      Having your own ideas and thoughts is what makes
courage and conviction to follow your dreams and take your studies to                                                                          Murdoch offers childcare facilities. The       you, you. Sometimes, however, you need to embark
Murdoch means you are already part of our global community of creative                                                                         Murdoch University Childcare Centre            on an adventure that allows you to step back from
                                                                                                                                               provides care for the children of students
and forward-thinking minds that thrive from experiencing the best of what                                                                      while they’re studying and is conveniently
                                                                                                                                                                                              what has become your normal and challenge the idea
the world has to offer.                                                                                                                        located on site at our Perth Campus.           of ordinary. Stepping out of your comfort zone and
                                                                                                                                                                                              forcing yourself to land on your own two feet is a
                                                                                                                                               Murdoch Academic                               great way to grow, both personally and professionally,
                                                                                                                                               Passport (MAP)                                 and what better way to do that than with a semester
Even our pioneering leaders of tomorrow,
need help today. That is why at Murdoch,
                                               Equity and Social                               Additionally, there are dedicated
                                                                                               consultants to assist International students                                                   or two abroad!
                                                                                                                                               Murdoch University offers an online
we go above and beyond to provide our          Inclusion Office                                with any literacy or numeracy issues they       module for International students, called
students with a range of support services                                                      may be having.                                  the Murdoch Academic Passport (MAP),
                                               The Equity and Social Inclusion Office                                                                                                         With Murdoch’s extensive range of           We have more than 75 partner
that can help them at every stage of their                                                                                                     which helps new students learn about
                                               seeks to ensure the student experience at                                                                                                      Study Abroad and Exchange programs,         universities across 20 countries, where
Murdoch journey.
                                               Murdoch University is free of discrimination    Student Advisors                                the requirements of university, such as
                                                                                                                                               reading, writing, research, referencing and
                                                                                                                                                                                              you can choose to go abroad for             will your study take you?
                                               and that all students are provided with an                                                                                                     a semester (or two), embark on a
Student Support team                           equal opportunity. The Equity and Social        Student Advisors are based in all schools       other important skills.                        short-term program, volunteer in a          •   Austria          •   Italy
                                               Inclusion Office coordinates a range of         across Murdoch University and provide                                                          developing country or participate           •   Canada           •   Japan
The Student Support team is based                                                              help with any questions or problems you
in the Student Centre and looks after          services for students, including disability
                                               services, language and cultural exchange        may have with your course, studies or           Specialised Support for                        in an industry-lead internship.             •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   South Korea
International students from their first day
at Murdoch, to their last. Students can        programs, equity complaints and                 university life.                                Postgraduate Students                          While earning credit points towards
                                                                                                                                                                                              your Murdoch degree, you will get to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          •   Czech            •   Spain
                                               information on your responsibilities and                                                                                                                                                       Republic         •   Sweden
come to Student Support with absolutely                                                                                                        For students undertaking a postgraduate        explore the world, meet new people
any issue they are having and the Student      rights as a Murdoch student.                    Student Centre                                  degree by coursework, whose first              and make memories that will last a
Support team will either help the student                                                                                                      language is not English, Murdoch               lifetime. Through participating in one
directly or refer them to someone who          Support for Learning                            The Student Centre is a friendly and
                                                                                               efficient hub located at Murdoch’s Perth
                                                                                                                                               University offers a specialised unit           of our Study Abroad and Exchange
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Germany          •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   United States
can better assist them, such as the                                                                                                            that allows students to learn how to           programs, your way of thinking
                                               The Support for Learning team brings            campus, where you can find out a range of                                                                                                  •   Ireland              of America
University health services, which includes                                                                                                     communicate academically using                 will continue to grow and adapt
                                               together the areas of academic staff            information about admissions, advanced
doctors, psychologists and counsellors, as     development, work-integrated learning,                                                          academic genres, conventions and styles,       as you experience a range of new
                                                                                               standing, enrolments, examinations, fees,                                                                                                  To view all of our partner
well as visa or career advisors.               educational technologies, learning support                                                      critical analysis, academic argument and       environments and situations; making
                                                                                               graduations, student support, Open                                                                                                         universities, visit
                                               and access programs.                                                                            scholarly debate.                              you a highly sought after and desirable
                                                                                               Universities, parking and payments and                                                                                                     exchangepartners
Careers and                                    Particular focus is placed on student           general student administration enquiries.
                                                                                                                                                                                              graduate in today's globalised world.

Employment Centre                              learning, with support services including:                                                      UniEdge Transition
The Careers and Employment Centre is
                                               •   Writing and academic workshops;             Student Guild                                   Program
a professional support service available       •   Specialised postgraduate support
                                                                                               The Student Guild offers students               UniEdge is a transition program designed

to Murdoch’s current students and                                                              opportunities to get involved in student life   to help new students settle into life at
Alumni, offering assistance with finding       •   Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS);        and to be part of the wider West Australian     Murdoch University. Each week there are
work, enhancing employability through          •   Peer Academic Coaches (PAC);                community. The Guild can help you with a        a variety of free workshops and activities
workshops, career events and mentoring                                                         range of services from clubs and societies,     to help you build your academic skills,
                                               •   UniEdge, a transition program to assist
programs, connecting graduates and
                                                   new students settle into tertiary study.    finding off-campus accommodation,               meet and connect with others in your field     ST U DY A B R OA D A N D
students with industry professionals and                                                       volunteering opportunities, social events       of study, and adjust to life as a university   E XC H A N G E PA R T N E R S
offering a job application checking service.                                                   and much more.                                  student in Australia.                          I N OV E R 2 0 CO U N T R I E S

                                                                                                                                               Language and Cultural
                                                                                                                                               Exchange (LACE)
                                                                          “I had a great experience with one of the team members               Program                                        “When I first started at Murdoch, I was fortunate enough to share a room in
                                                                          from Student Support during my struggles at university. The                                                         the Village with a girl who was on exchange from Boulder. A year after she left
                                                                                                                                               LACE is an intercultural social group open
                                                                          biggest thing I learnt from my time at Murdoch is that it is                                                        Australia, I found myself on my way to the USA for my own exchange experience.
                                                                                                                                               to everyone in the Murdoch Community.
                                                                          okay to ask for help when you need it. Often people from                                                            I ended up spending a semester at The University of Colorado Boulder, where I
                                                                                                                                               This program provides students with
                                                                          my culture are afraid to ask for help, as asking for help can        opportunities to meet people from many         was able to stay on-campus with three girls from America. While on exchange, I
                                                                          be perceived as being incompetent and shameful. Murdoch              countries, develop networks and settle         was lucky enough to travel to 11 different States in America to visit the friends I had
                                                                          taught me that it is okay to ask for help and the university         into student life.                             made while studying back in Australia. I celebrated Halloween and Thanksgiving
                                                                          really encourages its students to seek help if they are                                                             like only Americans know how, it really was the experience of a lifetime!”
                                                                                                                                                                                              M A R I A R U U D, N O RWAY
                                                                          ANDRA JULINAR, INDONESIA                                                                                            B AC H E LO R O F S C I E N C E
                                                                          M A ST E R O F H U M A N R E S O U R C E S M A N AG E M E N T

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Pathways into                                                                                                                           Off-campus pathways
Murdoch                                                                                                                                 into Murdoch
At Murdoch, we know that not everyone
                                                                                            •   Murdoch University Preparation Course
follows the same path to pursue their
                                                     English for                            •   Diploma
studies at university. As such, Murdoch
                                                     Academic Purposes                      •   Bachelor’s Degree
offers a range of package enrolments to                                                     •   Postgraduate Course
assist students in meeting the University’s                                                 •   Research
academic and English entry requirements.
Whether you are a recent school leaver, or
are looking to pursue postgraduate study,
there are a number of admission pathways             Murdoch University                     •   Diploma
you can follow, all of which take into               Preparation Course
                                                                                            •   Year 1 Bachelor’s Degree*
account your previous education, training            (MUPC)
and experience.

Murdoch Institute of
Technology                                           Diploma                                •   Year 2 Bachelor’s Degree*

Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)                                                           *For most courses
is conveniently located at Murdoch
University’s Perth campus. Facilitating
organised interactions with university life,
and allowing students to experience all        •   Bachelor of Engineering                  MIT also caters for students who want
that university has to offer, MIT provides     •   Bachelor of Global Security              to improve their academic English
                                                                                            skills for entry into undergraduate and
a friendly and supportive environment          •   Bachelor of Laws
                                                                                            postgraduate studies. The Murdoch           Murdoch University is
for all students.                              •   Bachelor of Nursing
                                               •   Bachelor Science
                                                                                            Language Centre offers courses that         able to offer package
MIT offers the Murdoch University                                                           allow direct entry into the MUPC, Diploma
Preparation Course (MUPC), which has           •   Bachelor of Science +                                                                enrolments to assist
                                                                                            Programs and Murdoch University.                                                         Canning College                          Phoenix Academy
been designed in collaboration with                Bachelor of Clinical Chiropractic                                                    students in meeting the
                                                   (combined degree)                        Programs offered include:                                                         
Murdoch University’s academic staff to
                                               •   Bachelor of Science +
                                                                                                                                        University’s academic and
ensure the best possible preparation                                                        •   General English (elementary to upper                                              
for students’ success in a wide range of           Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine              intermediate)
                                                                                                                                        English entry requirements.
                                                                                                                                                                                     CRICOS Provider Code: 00463B             CRICOS Provider Code: 0006D
Murdoch University degrees. The MUPC               (combined degree)
                                                                                            •   English for Academic Purposes
                                                                                                                                        Below is a list of Murdoch’s
is accredited by Murdoch University, with      •   Bachelor of Sport and Exercise
successful completion guaranteeing entry           Science
                                                                                                (intermediate and above)                enrolment packaging
into the majority of Murdoch University’s                                                   MIT and Murdoch University accept           partners, located off
undergraduate courses.                         Diploma offerings and                        graduates of the English for Academic
                                                                                            Purposes program into their academic
                                                                                                                                        campus in Perth.
                                               structure                                    programs without requiring an IELTS test
Transition from diploma                                                                     (unless otherwise advised), provided that
                                                                                                                                        Please Note: Students who successfully
                                               MIT offers diploma programs in                                                           complete the English for Academic
program to Murdoch                             three areas:
                                                                                            the student completes the program at the
                                                                                                                                        Purposes course at Murdoch Institute         TAFE International Western               St George’s International School
                                                                                            required level.
University                                     •   Diploma of Business
                                                                                                                                        of Technology, Kaplan International          Australia                      
                                                                                            Murdoch Institute of Technology             English (Perth), Milner College, Phoenix
MIT’s diploma programs provide students        •   Diploma of Information and               Administration Building 512                                                    
                                                                                                                                        Academy, Perth International College of                                     
with the necessary skills and knowledge            Communication Technology                 Murdoch University Campus                   English (PICE), University of Technology,
to progress into the second year of their      •   Diploma of Communication                 South Street, Murdoch                                                                                                             CRICOS Provider Code: 00429D
                                                                                                                                        Sydney (UTS, Insearch) or TAFE WA at
selected degree at Murdoch University.             and Media Studies                        Western Australia 6150                      the required level are not required to sit   CRICOS Provider Codes: 00020G, 01723A
At Murdoch University, the degrees on          Each diploma requires completion of                                                      an IELTS test prior to entry into Murdoch
offer have a streamlined structure, where                                                   Telephone: +61 8 9360 1700
                                               eight units over two or three trimesters,                                                University (unless otherwise advised).
students can choose from range of majors                                                    Facsimile: +61 8 9360 1701
                                               with some of the prescribed units forming
within Murdoch's undergraduate degree                                                                                                   For more information regarding our
                                               the core of specific Murdoch University
offerings:                                                                                                                              preferred English Language Intensive
                                               degrees. All of the units offered as part
                                                                                                                                        Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)
•    Bachelor of Arts                          of MIT’s diploma programs have been
                                                                                            CRICOS Provider Code: 03127E                providers please visit
                                               taken from the current Murdoch University
•    Bachelor of Business                                                                                                               EnglishRequirements
                                               syllabus, providing students with credit
•    Bachelor of Commerce
                                               and exemption for up to one year of an                                                   For more information on academic             Perth International College              Western Australia Institute
•    Bachelor of Commerce +
     Bachelor of Entrepreneurship
                                               undergraduate degree at the University.                                                  pathways and to find current agreements,     of English                               of Further Studies (WAIFS)
                                               Academic staff at MIT will assist students                                               please visit
     and Innovation (combined degree)          with unit selection. All diplomas have                                                                                                     
•    Bachelor of Communication                 been designed to provide students with                                                                                                                    RTO Provider No. 52128
•    Bachelor of Creative Media                a broad and relevant knowledge base in
                                               preparation for a range of undergraduate                                                                                              CRICOS Provider Code: 02368G             CRICOS Provider Code: 03188C
•    Bachelor of Criminology
•    Bachelor of Education                     degrees at Murdoch University.

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Meet your global
Alumni community
With over 40 years experience as a pioneering education provider, we have
a wealth of creative, thought provoking and revolutionary graduates who
form part of our global Alumni community. From leaders in politics, business
and research, to Alumni working towards the future of our environment or
at the forefront of community development; our graduates are making a real
difference to today’s rapidly changing world.

                                                                                                                                         Ei Hnin Phyu Htun, Myanmar
                                                                                                                                         Master of Public Policy and Management, Graduated 2015

                                                                                                                                         “Despite having enrolled for coursework, I had the chance to take my internship
                                                                                                                                         within the industry and do my thesis as part of my 2 year master's course. This
                                                                                                                                         was the perfect example of my school, The Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public
                                                                                                                                         Policy and International Affairs, flexibility for highly ambitious students. As I
                                                                                                                                         have the responsibility for advising policy and governance issues to multi-lateral
                                                                                                                                         development organizations and bi-lateral aid institutions, I found my two years
                                                                                                                                         study at Murdoch of great importance and very worthwhile. The experience
                                                                                                                                         helped me understand policy formulation and implementation better.

                                                                                                                                         Given that I had a passion to build up my expertise on public policy and managing
                                                                                                                                         the matter at hand, my study at Murdoch University prepared me to reach a place
                                                                                                                                         where I can contribute to the transformation of my country.”

Dr Meng Siak, Singapore                                                                                                                                                                  Sandra Crewe, Seychelles
BVMS MANZCVS (Canine Medicine) FANZCVS (Veterinary Dermatology)                                                                                                                          Master of Human Resources Management, Graduated 2015
Registered Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology, Graduated 2006
                                                                                                                                                                                         “What started off as a 2-year Master's degree course turned into a life-changing
Dr Meng Siak is a board certified veterinary dermatologist with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists                                                          experience! I was privileged to receive an Australian Awards Scholarship for the
(ANZCVS). Having extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of complicated skin and ear diseases including allergies,                                                           2014/2015 cohort, doing a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, a
immune mediated skin diseases and chronic ear diseases, Dr Siak pursued both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at                                                               journey that saw a complete transformation in my life.
Murdoch University.
                                                                                                                                                                                         As a mature student coming from a senior managerial position, going back to the
“When I had decided that I wanted to be a veterinarian, choosing Murdoch University to pursue this dream was an easy decision.
                                                                                                                                                                                         classroom and studying was somewhat daunting. Fortunately, today, I can affirm it
Perth is well known for welcoming International students with open arms and Murdoch University offers one of the best veterinary
                                                                                                                                                                                         was the best decision. My Murdoch University experience has been a ride through
programs for inspiring veterinarians.
                                                                                                                                                                                         a student-focused academic environment with more than sufficient support and
After five years of study, I fell in love with Perth and decided to return a few years later to pursue my specialist training in                                                         assistance to students from all walks and stages of life. The informal atmosphere
Veterinary Dermatology at Murdoch University. The veterinary program inspired me to further my training and I successfully passed                                                        created by academic staff makes learning pleasurable with the acquisition of
examination in 2014 to become a Veterinary Dermatologist.                                                                                                                                knowledge and skills attainable. There is a good balance between theoretical
In early 2018, with the ambition of providing the best veterinary dermatology clinic in Western Australia, I started a dermatology                                                       learning, sharing of personal experiences and group dynamics.”
referral service out of Western Australia Veterinary Emergency and Speciality (WAVES). I am very thankful to be able to work
alongside specialists in surgery, internal medicine, radiology and emergency to provide pets with the best care available. Hopefully,
within a few years, I will be able to expand the dermatology referral service to Singapore and help the local pets with their skin and
ear problems. I am also very keen to share my expertise in veterinary dermatology with my colleagues and veterinary students by
providing continued education both in Australia and overseas. In addition, I am the Australasia representative for Global Veterinary
Dermatology Education Group (GVDEG), a non-profit organisation that provides free education in underserved countries.”

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Meet your
                                                                                          Dr Tania Urmee
                                                                                          Lecturer in School of Engineering and Information Technology

                                                                                          As an engineering student, you will learn under the expert guidance of Dr Tania
                                                                                          Urmee. Having developed a holistic approach to rural electrification in developing
                                                                                          countries using renewable energy, Dr Urmee is known internationally for her research
                                                                                          endeavours. Joining Murdoch in 2009 as a PhD student, Dr Urmee has continued to
                                                                                          pursue her passion for renewable energy through educating our next generation of
                                                                                          revolutionary engineers.

                                                                                          “As an academic, I want my students to think differently and gain knowledge
                                                                                          before they finish their course. With recent changes in the global climate
                                                                                          change policy environment, demand for professionals with climate change
                                                                                          skills are rapidly increasing.

                                                                                          Feedback from industry shows that there is also significant, unmet, demand from
                                                                                          existing professionals for skills and knowledge in the area of climate change
                                                                                          and carbon management. Graduates can gain employment in power generation
                                                                                          companies, renewable energy manufacturing and installation companies,
                                                                                          international aid organisations, government departments, energy efficiency,
                                                                                          carbon accounting and environmental consultancies, university and private
                                              Dr Mathew Thompson                          industry research organisations and local governments.”
                                              Lecturer in the School of Psychology and
                                              Exercise Science

                                              As a Psychology student, you will learn
                                              from Dr Mathew Thompson, an expert in
                                              cognitive processes and how we make
                                              decisions as human beings. Dr Thompson                                               Dr Simon Minaee
                                              is fascinated by human perceptual
                                                                                                                                   Lecturer in the School of Business and
                                              expertise and has even had his research
                                              presented to the former President of the
                                              United States, Barack Obama.                                                         As a student of the School of Business
                                              “My most treasured intellectual                                                      and Governance, you will learn from Dr
                                              achievement was having the findings of                                               Simon Minaee. Having taught in the field of
                                                                                                                                   Management and Leadership for over 15 years,
                                              my research presented to the President
                                                                                                                                   Dr Minaee has been a member of staff at
                                              of the United States in a report by the
                                                                                                                                   Murdoch for the past five years. Throughout
                                              President’s Council of Advisors on                                                   his career, Dr Minaee has received a range of
                                              Science and Technology. I hope that                                                  teaching awards and research scholarships
                                              my research will help to reduce error                                                and is currently a member of the Australia and
                                              in safety-critical decision making in                                                New Zealand International Business Academy
                                              areas such as crime-scene forensics and                                              and the Australia and New Zealand Academy
                                              diagnostic medicine.”                                                                of Management.

                                              Before starting at Murdoch, Dr Thompson     “My role as an educator is to introduce participants to a subject that will profoundly
                                              was a Fulbright Scholar at the University   affect their working lives. It is to develop a broad discussion about what it takes to
                                              of California, Los Angeles, and a Fellow    manage well. My task is to explain why the subject is useful and relevant, to explain
                                              at The University of Queensland and         why it is such an interesting subject.
                                              Harvard Medical School. Having worked
                                              with Australia's state and federal police   What I really love about management is that new ideas can be put into practice by
                                              agencies, as well as the Department of      organisations at any time. Of course, that does not always mean that they do and
                                              Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dr Thompson      management can throw up some rather daft ideas. But in so many industries, we are
                                              has a wealth of extensive industry          seeing changes in the way we work and changes in our attitudes to work.
                                              experience and knowledge to offer our
                                              Murdoch psychology students.                My advice to students is to demand excellence. That goes for yourself and from your
                                                                                          lecturers. University study does not come cheap. It is an investment in your future and
                                                                                          to get the most out of it, you should be prepared to put in the work. And if you don’t
                                                                                          understand something, ask. If you don’t get an answer, ask again.”

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