Admission Information - Communication

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 Communication group contains the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Creative Media
  • Bachelor of Digital Media and Communication

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.

All ATAR-based offers onlyUnadjusted ATARsSelection Rank
Highest rank to receive an offer96.1096.10
Median rank to receive an offer84.5084.50
Lowest rank to receive an offer70.3070.30

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 study11 (28.2%)822 (31.5%)
Vocational education and training (VET) study6 (15.4%)416 (16.0%)
Work and life experienceL/N271 (10.4%)
Recent secondary educationAdmitted solely on the basis of ATAR6 (15.4%)181 (6.9%)
Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were consideredL/N114 (4.4%)
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor8 (20.5%)588 (22.6%)
International studentsL/N216 (8.3%)
All Students39 (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