Welcome to the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs
Professor Richard Higgott
“The Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs builds on Murdoch University's strengths in applying world-class research to real world problems. This expertise combines to produce quality graduates capable of performing in demanding work environments.”
Helping graduates connect to the change they want to see in the world today
The Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs is the first of its kind in Western Australia and offers a unique opportunity to develop skills, experience and career opportunities in public policy and international affairs through the delivery of professional Masters coursework degrees and Graduate Certificates.
You will be taught by leading academics and professional practitioners from around the world in core disciplinary knowledge, professional skills such as project and finance management and policy electives enabling you to be become better qualified or change or advance your career on the local or world stage.
Each degree concludes with a ‘capstone’ experience which enables you to apply your learning to a practical issue through a policy case study project, a professional internship, or a supervised research thesis.
View the options below for more information regarding graduate school programs and entry requirements.
The Sir Walter Murdoch School is also developing a range of links with graduate schools at major universities in the region and around the world. It has already established a collaborative relationship with the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, Canada.