Undergraduate students

Study your undergraduate degree at a university where you’re not just a number. Learn from leading academics while you explore your passion and enhance your career prospects.



What is an undergraduate degree?

An undergraduate degree is the initial qualification you’re able to undertake at university.

To successfully complete an undergraduate degree, you’ll be required to attend lectures and tutorials (small discussion-based classes led by a tutor) either at your university campus or online, and pass assignments and/or exams based on the information you’ve been taught.

If you enter university with broad academic interests, an undergraduate degree can allow you to either pursue a double major, or double degree.

Although it depends on your course, undergraduate degrees usually take three to five years of full-time study to complete.

Once you successfully complete your undergraduate degree and graduate, you’ll be awarded a bachelor’s degree.


The benefits of undergraduate study

    • Increase your earning potential – The Grattan Institute reports that over a lifetime, university graduates earn an average of 70% more than those without a degree.
    • Study on your terms – Murdoch offers flexible study arrangements allowing you to study full-time, part-time, on campus or online, with a choice of over 250 world-class courses.
    • Broaden your horizons – make the most of Murdoch’s flexible degree structure and double-major combinations by expanding your knowledge in two fields and enhancing your career prospects.
    • Study abroad – Murdoch provides opportunities to help international communities, take field trips to different countries, study a language overseas or tour the world – all as part of your degree.
    • Graduate career ready – Murdoch courses offer a mixture of theory and practical work focusing on real-world applicability, providing opportunities to undertake industry work placements or complete real-world projects for industry partners in your field.
    • Be recognised – Murdoch awards more than $2.5 million in scholarships each year.
    • Study in Perth – renowned for its magnificent weather, pristine beaches and close ties to the booming Asian economies, Western Australia is an attractive place to live, work and study.
    • Murdoch grads get jobs - employment outcomes for our undergrads ranked highest in Australia in 2018 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey.

    Where can an undergraduate degree take me?

    An undergraduate degree is the first step on your journey towards a specialised career.

    Once completed, you can either enter the workforce straight away, or continue with your study at an honours or postgraduate level.


    What best describes your path to university?

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