Storytelling, discussion, peer support and visible learning make studying online with Murdoch and FutureLearn a powerful way to learn online.

You can gain postgraduate-level qualifications when you choose to study online through our partner FutureLearn, a global social learning platform that offers a flexible, highly-interactive digital learning experience.

You may also enrol in a free taster course that will also be counted towards a full qualification.

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Try a taster module, for free

Enjoy free taster modules before committing to a full online degree.

Study at your own pace, wherever you are

Access course content on mobile, tablet or desktop, wherever you have internet connection.

Flexible, interactive environment

Get access to high-quality videos and online discussion, interact with your peers and receive support from Murdoch’s world-class academics.

Take your career a step further

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Graduate Certificate in One Health

The emerging One Health approach embraces traditionally separate fields including health professions, animal health and veterinary medicine, public health and health administration, and the interactions of human and animal populations with the environment.
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Graduate Certificate in Health Administration, Policy and Leadership

Health systems across the world are grappling with significant challenges in an ever-changing landscape, which require a specific set of skills in economics, governance, epidemiology and health law in order to better understand healthcare challenges.
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I found the quizzes useful. I also enjoyed the readings. I am definitely more aware of the challenges we face with our biosecurity in Australia, and I feel like I am more aware of how I can contribute. Very well structured and interesting!Lauren Manont, Graduate Certificate in One Health

Reasons to study at Murdoch

Five-star rating

In overall experience, student support, teaching quality and student to staff ratios.

The Good Universities Guide 2020

Support services

Whether you prefer structured support or simply want a friendly person to chat to, we provide many forms of help and support from day one.

Alumni network

Join a growing international community of over 70,000 alumni and enjoy access to our resources. You’ll always be part of the Murdoch community.

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Global Biosecurity for One Health

Explore the One Health approach, develop your understanding of the environmental, economic and social impacts of pests and diseases and explore how biosecurity can protect human, animal and environmental health.

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Healthy Futures: How Can We Create the Most Effective Healthcare System?

Gain insight into global challenges in healthcare and how public health policies affect our daily lives. Explore how to design health responses to ensure that people can access the right care and discover what it takes solve some of the world’s biggest health problems.

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Security, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism

Learn what it means to be secure by developing your knowledge of global challenges posed by conflict and terrorism. Get an introduction to issues of security, terrorism and counter-terrorism, the causes behind security threats, and the weapons and technology used in response.

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Studying through FutureLearn

Social learning is a key characteristic of the FutureLearn platform, so there will be ample opportunity to engage and converse with your peers.

How it works

You can start your learning journey with a Murdoch short or full courses. These courses and degrees leverage our teaching and research expertise in health leadership, animal health, policy development and global security.

To sign up for the short courses you do not need to be a Murdoch University student. To sign up for a full degree, you will need to apply to Murdoch (and meet admission requirements) and will become a Murdoch student.

How to apply

To start with a Murdoch short or full course on FutureLearn:

  1. Create a free FutureLearn account and sign up for your course of choice.
  2. Introduce yourself to your classmates and academics - you'll be notified when the course is ready to start.
  3. Start the course - your 'to do list' in the FutureLearn dashboard will show you what you need to do next.
  4. Complete and decide what's next. You can apply for a Murdoch degree (in Health Administration, Policy and Leadership or One Health) whenever the admission period is open.

Terms and Conditions apply.

How to enrol in the next unit if you are already studying a Murdoch degree via FutureLearn

  1. Enrol in the unit by logging in to MyInfo and select 'Enrol'.
  2. Follow the self-enrolment steps and when you get to the 'Units' step, search for the unit and select the version with the FTLEARN campus/location.
  3. You will need to pay at the start of the teaching period, or before the census date. To do this:
    a) Visit MyInfo
    b) Go to the Fee section and click on View Latest Fee invoice
    c) Make payment online using a Credit Card or via BPay.

Please note that payments take 3-5 working days to clear through the banking system.

Payment of your tuition fee by the due date is a condition of your enrolment at Murdoch University. If your fees are not paid before the census date, Murdoch University will be required to cancel your enrolment.

When can I study?

Courses are available over three teaching periods throughout the year:

Teaching Period 1:   27th January - 8th May 2020

Teaching Period 2:   11th May - 21st August 2020

Teaching Period 3:   24th August - 4th December 2020

Please note that teaching may start later than the advertised teaching period where a unit does not have a taster course first.

Still have questions?

You can find out more information about studying with Murdoch on FutureLearn by checking our frequently asked questions.

Or you can ask us a question.