Offering a variety of courses to advance your career

Murdoch Law School is committed to excellence in legal education and offers a range of courses in a $3.7 million world-class learning environment. The School is home to over 1,700 students participating in the undergraduate law or combined law degree, graduate law degree and postgraduate programs.


Murdoch Law School is committed to excellence in legal education. Our courses give you practical experience through clinical legal work, work integrated learning and hands-on training in our mooting court room.

We draw upon our strong networks in the West Australian legal profession to support the School’s drive to provide an intellectually challenging legal education to students.

Interested in a degree in law?

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Criminology at Murdoch Law School allows you to learn about the science of crime and why people commit crime. You will study areas such as white-collar crime, cybercrime and human trafficking.

Our Criminology courses challenge common perceptions of crime and explore ways to reduce and prevent crime. You can gain hands-on experience through our work-integrated learning programs. Combine your Criminology degree with another degree to increase your skills and expand your employment opportunities.

Keen to understand what a degree in Criminology could look like?

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Sonia Walker
At Murdoch Law School, you can expect to receive an excellent education that is both intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding. Our close ties with the legal profession and industry ensure our curriculum is continuously revised to meet the expectations and demands of modern society.
Sonia Walker, Head of Discipline Law & Criminology

Admission pathways

Law Start

If you’re a High School student excelling in one or more ATAR subjects with a strong focus on essay writing and communication, our Law Start admission pathway could be for you.

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If you don’t meet our entry requirements for Law but know you have the potential to succeed, Pre-Law can help you qualify by assessing your current skills and suitability.

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Specialised programs

We offer a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across our Law School. All programs have been designed to develop skills in Law and Criminology that fit the rapidly changing workforce.

Scholarship opportunities

Our domestic and international students are awarded $2.5 million in scholarships every year, including postgraduate students. Scholarships are available for high-achieving students to those experiencing financial hardship.

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Graduate industry ready

The Murdoch Undergraduate Law degree is accredited with various jurisdictions including:

  • The Legal Practice Board of Western Australia which is the main body responsible for the regulation of all legal practitioners in Western Australia.
  • The Ministry of Law in Singapore which licenses all law practice entities and registers foreign-qualified legal practitioners into Singapore.
  • The Malaysian Bar Council which is the professional body which regulates the profession of lawyers and works to protect the reputation of the legal profession in peninsular Malaysia.

How to apply

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