Murdoch University

Rank 27
Location Perth
Established 1973
Famous For Business and Economics, Engineering


Murdoch University is a public research university in Perth, Western Australia. Founded in 1973, it is named after Sir Walter Murdoch, a prominent Australian philosopher and academic.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs across its seven faculties, including Arts, Business and Law, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Science and Veterinary and Life Sciences. It is renowned for its research excellence, with its researchers making significant contributions to various fields such as agriculture, marine science, environmental science, and health sciences.

Services for International Students

The university provides a host of services and resources to help students achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. They can take Counseling Services, get help with Disability Services, health and dental services and academic and career development services. Students can also become a part of the various clubs and societies, which can help them in building a strong network and also build important skills. 


  • 431st in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 351-400th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 84th in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023


The university offers a range of on-campus accommodation options, including self-catered apartments, catered residential colleges, and shared houses. These options offer a supportive and community-oriented living environment to the students who get easy access to campus facilities and services. Off-Campus Accommodation Services are also provided to support the students who are looking for off-campus accommodation, including advice on rental contracts, finding suitable accommodation, and much more. International students can also opt for homestays, allowing them to stay with a local family. 

About Location

Murdoch University's main campus is located in Perth, Western Australia. The university's campus is situated in the suburb of Murdoch, which is approximately 15 kilometres south of the Perth city centre. As Perth has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, students can enjoy the region for its natural beauty. Many national parks and nature reserves are also located near the university, offering opportunities for hiking, bird watching, and exploring the extensive natural beauty of Western Australia.

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