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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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Enjoy free taster modules before committing to a full online degree.
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Access course content on mobile, tablet or desktop, wherever you have internet connection.
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Get access to high-quality videos and online discussion, interact with your peers and receive support from Murdoch’s world-class academics.
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Graduate Certificate in One Health
Graduate Certificate in Health Administration, Policy and Leadership
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
Get a glimpse of the next units available on FutureLearn
LLM614 Health Law
The Health Law unit will provide an overview of the basic concepts and some current topics in the area where health provision intersects the law. It will cover the national and international legal and regulatory framework - focusing on consent, medical liability and the regulation of practitioners. Controversial topics such as access to medicines and compulsion in treatment will also be introduced in order to explore the limits of the law. Health Law is a unit in the Graduate Certificate in Health Administration, Policy and Leadership.
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Complete a free short course on FutureLearn
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.
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.
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.
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:
- Create a free FutureLearn account and sign up for your course of choice.
- Introduce yourself to your classmates and academics - you'll be notified when the course is ready to start.
- Start the course - your 'to do list' in the FutureLearn dashboard will show you what you need to do next.
- 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.
How to enrol in the next unit if you are already studying a Murdoch degree via FutureLearn
- Enrol in the unit by logging in to MyInfo and select 'Enrol'.
- 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.
- 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.