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New Graduate School

New Graduate School

The Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs is the first school of its kind in Western Australia.

Final Report now available

The First Murdoch Commission - Final Report

The First Murdoch Commission, an independent inquiry on WA in the evolving regional order, has tabled its Final Report.

Postgraduate Study 2014

Postgraduate Study 2014

It’s an exciting time for postgraduate study at Murdoch. Our renowned researchers are also your teachers.


Welcome to Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia.

Murdoch is where free thinkers from all over the world come together to make a difference. We currently have more than 22,000 students and 2,000 staff working together, exploring new ways of thinking and making discoveries. We're proud of our national reputation for excellence in teaching, research and student satisfaction.

Our students are enrolled in over 200 undergraduate degrees and postgraduate courses across a range of disciplines, including Veterinary Science, Law, Education, Psychology, Business, Security Terrorism and Counterterrorism and Nursing.

We take a flexible approach to learning, providing scholarships and a number of admission pathways, plus a range of internal and external study options to help our students fit study around their work and lifestyle commitments.

We're also recognised as one of Australia's leading research institutions, as more industries place their belief and resources into our projects to provide our research candidates and scientists with the opportunity to make amazing discoveries.

Murdoch University acknowledges that its South Street, Rockingham and Mandurah campuses are located on Nyungar Land.