Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy & International Affairs

Studying at Murdoch

Murdoch University is globally recognised as an institution where world‐changing discoveries are made. Our research fields have been ranked by Excellence in Research for Australia as above world standard in eight categories.

At the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, classes are taught by leading academics and professional practitioners from around the world. We believe in the value of real experience, and have structured our courses, admission criteria and student activity to help you get the most from your time with us.

As a student, you can opt to study full or part-time, as it suits your busy lifestyle. You'll learn face-to-face in exclusive small group seminars and workshops on-campus, with class materials available in flexible formats online and offline. Course units are also offered in the evenings, on weekends, or in intensive blocks.

Sir Walter Murdoch School courses are also eligible for the PSC study assistance scheme for WA public servants.

The Murdoch campus

There are three Murdoch campuses in Western Australia – South Street (Murdoch), Rockingham, and Peel (Mandurah)– with additional campuses in Singapore and Dubai.

Postgraduate programs offered by the Sir Walter School can be studied at Murdoch University, South Street campus, in Western Australia.

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Campus facilities

We offer a range of facilities at our South Street campus to help students juggle both study and life commitments during their time at Murdoch University.

The Library Learning Centre and computer labs are available 24 hours a day, so you can study when it suits you. Additional facilities include banking, health and fitness, and support services that operate during business hours.

This campus is home to a number of world‐class facilities including an engineering pilot plant, a chiropractic clinic, Media Arts centre, and a comprehensive vet hospital with the state's only equine operating theatre and more.