Future students

Explore our range of events and resources and discover how you can join Murdoch's extraordinary community of free-thinking students and academics.


If you're considering your first degree as a high school leaver or mature age student, you will be applying for an undergraduate degree (also known as a bachelor's degree). We offer a range of events and resources to help you understand how to get into Murdoch and what courses we offer.

We also offer events for parents and family members and teachers and career advisors to help you guide students through the transition to university.

Events

  • Open Nights

    Whether you've always known what you'd like to do, or still not sure, don't worry. Our Open Nights will help you to find the best course and career pathway for you. This is your chance to talk to industry-leading academics and meet current and past Murdoch students while taking in the campus atmosphere and enjoying refreshments on us. The more you learn about uni now, the more options you'll have when it comes to making your decision later.

    Event Details

    Education Open Night

    Wednesday 27 March 2019
    5.00 - 7.30pm

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    Via Eventbrite

    Inspire the next generation of students with Murdoch's Education degree. You'll develop new ways of thinking under the guidance of our experienced academics, and be able to take advantage of unique student experiences, admissions pathways, scholarships and study abroad opportunities.

    Health Open Night

    Wednesday 10 April 2019
    5.00 - 7.30pm

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    Whether you're passionate about caring for others or curious about how the human body works, a Health degree from Murdoch will help you discover how people think, function and move. Learn about our Sport Science course, ranked amongst the best in the world, and experience our specialist Nursing and Chiro facilities.

    Social and Cultural Studies Open Night

    Wednesday 8 May 2019
    6.00 - 7.30pm

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    A Murdoch Arts degree can help you to make a real difference to communities around the world. Murdoch boasts extensive internship opportunities, a new Global Security course and a selection of successful Alumni contacts which will transform you into a skilled communicator and creative thinker.

    Information Technology Open Night

    Wednesday 22 May 2019
    5.00 - 7.30pm

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    Studying Information Technology at Murdoch can prepare you to work in the growing technology industry. Tour our new Innovation Hub and discover how our accredited courses will give you the skills you'll need for technology jobs of the future.

    Engineering Open Night

    Wednesday 5 June 2019
    5.00 - 7.30pm

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    Murdoch Engineering has the highest median starting salary in Australia, and boasts the $10m Bayer pilot plant which you'll tour on the night. Learn how an Engineering degree can lead to solving problems in the mining industry, controlling pollution in cities or designing life-changing technology.

    Business Open Night

    Wednesday 19 June 2019
    6.00 - 7.30pm

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    A Murdoch degree is where business, commerce and entrepreneurship intersect with politics, security and sustainability. Our courses will kickstart your career - whether that's starting your own business, helping corporations become more sustainable, or working to minimise threats to our security.

    Science Open Night

    Wednesday 14 August 2019
    5.30 - 8.00pm

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    A Murdoch science degree could prepare you for a career tackling some of the most significant social and scientific challenges of our time, including food shortages, climate change and the spread of disease.

    Creative Arts and Communication Open Night

    Wednesday 28 August 2019
    5.00 - 7.30pm

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    See how a Creative Media degree from Murdoch could inspire you to use the power of creativity to challenge the way we think about the world. Murdoch offers a real-world Media Arts Centre, strong industry links, and the ability to complete two specialisations in three years.

    Mature Age Open Night

    Wednesday 20 November 2019
    6.00 - 7.30pm

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    It's never too late for a change. If you're over the age of 20 and would like to explore your options to study at university, attend our Mature Age Open Night. You'll find all the information you need to start your studies in 2020.

  • Admission Events
    Event Details

    Admission Pathways Open Night

    Wednesday 3 July 2019
    6.00 - 7.30pm

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    Whether you're looking for a Plan B, looking to move from TAFE to university, or don't have an ATAR, we'll help you find your pathway to Murdoch and support you along the way.

    TISC Support Sessions

    Wednesday 11 September 2019
    6.00 - 7.30pm
     

    Perth campus
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    Peel campus
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    We'll help you finalise your TISC application, so you feel 100% uni-ready. The session will give you all the info you need to gain entry to university.

    Admission Pathways Open Night

    Wednesday 25 September 2019
    6.00 - 7.30pm

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    Whether you're looking for a Plan B, looking to move from TAFE to university, or don't have an ATAR, we'll help you find your pathway to Murdoch and support you along the way.

    Portfolio Preparation Day

    Friday 4 October 2019
    9.30am - 2.00pm

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    Our free Media Portfolio Prep Day will give you the skills to build a portfolio to gain entry to the creative media or Communication course you're most passionate about.

  • A Day in the Life

    Experience life as a Murdoch student through our popular A Day in The Life series. Pick classes for the day and attend workshops, lectures and labs with potential new classmates. You will experience a taste of everything Murdoch has to offer, from our world class facilities to our green and vibrant campus.

    A Day in the Life runs in the April school holidays for Year 11 and 12 students and the September school holidays for Year 9 and 10 students. It's free, but places are limited, so please register early to secure your place.

    Event Details

    A Day in the Life of a Health, Engineering, Science, and Education Student
    Tuesday 23 April 2019
    9.00am - 3.00pm
    Suitable for year 11 & 12 students

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    Via Eventbrite

    A Day in the Life of a Creative Media, Business, Law, Criminology, Social and Cultural Studies student
    Wednesday 24 April 2019
    9.00am - 3.00pm
    Suitable for year 11 & 12 students

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    Via Eventbrite

    A Day in the Life of a University Student
    Wednesday 2 October 2019
    9.00am - 3.00pm
    Suitable for year 9 & 10 students

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    Via Eventbrite

    A Day in the Life of a University Student
    Thursday 3 October 2019
    9.00am - 3.00pm
    Suitable for year 9 & 10 students

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    Via Eventbrite

  • Open Day

    Come along to our annual Open Day to explore where your thinking can take you. Choose from hundreds of activities to find out more about studying at Murdoch. Get advice from our friendly students and staff, attend course talks, take tours, watch performances, and soak up the campus atmosphere with free entertainment.

    Find out more about Open Day

  • Campus tours and appointments

    Take a tour of campus, or get advice on careers and our admission process by booking a one-on-one appointment with a future students' specialist. 

    Email us or phone 1300 687 3624 to make an appointment.

    Please include the following information in your request:

    • Your citizenship status 
    • Your preferred dates and times of appointment 
    • Your telephone number and email address
    • A brief overview of your previous studies and interest areas
  • Horizons Summer School

    If you're starting Year 12 next year, our three-week Horizons Summer School will help you maximise your Year 12 results and kick-start your university degree. As part of the program, you'll participate in lectures, workshops and labs, giving you the unique opportunity to experience university life while still at school. You'll work in small groups to address real-world problems under the guidance of internationally renowned lecturers and academics, together with mentoring from experienced Murdoch students.

    On completion of Murdoch Horizons Summer School, you'll receive a certificate and three points of credit towards a Murdoch degree, which is the equivalent of one subject or unit.

    Save the dates: 6 - 24 January, 2020. Full details for Horizons Summer School 2020 will be available here later in the year.

Looking for past events? See all our events on Eventbrite.

Resources

Discover our resources to help you navigate the university admissions process and find the right course.

Mini Guide to Murdoch

This is a printed quick reference guide that lists our courses along with their respective Selection Rank admission pathway entry requirements. Download the PDF or email us for a printed copy.

 

Scholarships

If you would like to explore our range of scholarships visit our undergraduate scholarships page.

International students

If you are an international student looking to study in Australia at our university visit our section for international students and explore your options, understand how to apply, and discover what courses we offer.

Explore our international students section