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You can better understand the type of students that you will join at Murdoch by viewing the range of ATAR scores of applicants who have received offers, and the profile of all students that have commenced study within this course group.

    The Science group contains the following courses:

    • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
    • Bachelor of Agricultural Science / Bachelor of Business
    • Bachelor of Engineering Technology
    • Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition
    • Bachelor of Information Technology
    • Bachelor of Information Technology and Business
    • Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Sciences)
    • Bachelor of Science (Medical, Molecular and Forensic Sciences)

    ATAR profile

    The ATAR profile provides an indication of the range of applicants given offers in the last relevant admission period.

    The following table contains raw ATAR data without adjustment factors alongside Selection Rank data, for students offered places in courses within this group in Semester 1 2021. Note that due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and students being provided with alternative admissions options, ATAR profiles may be based on a small number of students.

    All ATAR-based offers onlyUnadjusted ATARsSelection Rank
    Highest rank to receive an offer97.8097.80
    Median rank to receive an offer83.4583.93
    Lowest rank to receive an offer60.0570.05

    Student profile

    This table lists the likely peer cohort for students that commenced undergraduate study in courses within this group at Murdoch, and passed the census date in Semester 1 2021.

    Applicant background
    Commencing students
    (course group)
    Commencing students
    (all students)
    Higher education study 204 (28.0%)822 (31.5%)
    Vocational education and training (VET) study91 (12.5%)416 (16.0%)
    Work and life experience 59 (8.1%)271 (10.4%)
    Recent secondary educationAdmitted solely on the basis of ATAR 59 (8.1%)181 (6.9%)
    Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered 50 (6.9%)114 (4.4%)
    Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor 184 (25.3%)588 (22.6%)
    International students81 (11.1%)216 (8.3%)
    All Students728 (100.0%)2,608 (100.0%)
    N/A - Data not available for this item or not applicable for the relevant courses
    L/N - Low numbers: the number of students is <5
    N/P - Not published: number hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with <5 students