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Murdoch University: Rankings, Acceptance Rate, Fees & Admissions 2024

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About Murdoch University

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Year of establishment
1973
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Total foreign students
3000
No. of campus
1
Endowment value
AUD 40 million
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UG/PG course ratio
0.6
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Q:   What is the Murdoch University ranking?

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Murdoch University is the second university established in Perth and is a very renowned university with the rank #431 in QS World University Rankings 2024. In Times Higher Education, Murdoch University has claimed the spot #401-500 in World University Rankings 2023 and #84 in Young University Rankings 2023. In US News and World Report 2023 Rankings, University of Lincoln has secured the rank #673 in Best Global Universities, #36 in Best Global Universities in Australia/New Zealand and #30 in Best Global Universities in Australia.

 

Q:   Is it tough to get into Murdoch University?

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Murdoch University is not the most competitive university to get into, as its acceptance rate stands at 70%. This figure tells us that almost 70 out of every 100 applicants manage to get enrolled in the university, which is more than half of all the applicants. Therefore, once an applicant fulfills Murdoch University admission requirements, ie; academic qualifications, competitive grades, English language requirements as well as relevant documents, they are most likely to secure an admission in the university. However, students must not take this lightly and apply to the University of Murdoch within the deadlines in order to get enrolled as a student for their higher studies.

Note: The data is derived from unofficial sources and is subjected to changes.

 

Q:   How can I apply to Murdoch University?

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Prospective students of Murdoch University can apply either through the application portal available on the university's website, an agent or through TISC. Also, students must be mindful of Murdoch University's application deadlines. In order to apply to Murdoch University, all the prospective students must follow the steps listed below:

  • Students must go to MyAdmission portal and create a new Applicant ID, or log in with an existing ID and password;
  • Complete the application online – students will need the name or code of the course they’re applying for, which can be found in the course pages
  • Upload the academic transcript and any other supporting documentation.

Once applied, students can track the status of their application through MyAdmission on Murdoch University's website.

 

Murdoch University Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does the Murdoch University provide scholarships to international students?

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Yes, Murdoch University provides a variety of scholarships to international students in partnership with external providers, including government and private organisations. Some of the most popular Murdoch University scholarships for international students are: 

  • Academic Excellence Award: Postgraduate
  • Academic Excellence Award: Honours
  • ARC Indigenous Discovery Aboriginal Youth Racism Project
  • Climate extremes in Western Australia
  • Crisis Healthcare Management in MS Scholarship
 
 

Murdoch University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :No Fees
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNot required
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
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Q:   What are the Murdoch University application deadlines for international students?

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Murdoch University's application deadlines for international students are:

  • November 30, 2024 to begin study in Semester 1 (February to June)
  • May 31, 2024 to begin in Semester 2 (August to November)

All applicants are required to pay an application fee 165 AUD = INR 8796 when applying to the University of Murdoch.

1 AUD = 53.31

 

Q:   What is the Murdoch University acceptance rate?

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Murdoch University of Technology's acceptance rate stands at 38%. This makes Murdoch a competitive university to get into, as it accepts only 38 out of every 100 applicants on an average. However, students must not feel discouraged and fulfill all the admission requirements; standardized test scores, English language requirements & relevant documents in order to boost their chances of getting admitted in Murdoch University.

Note: The data is derived from unofficial sources and is subjected to changes.

 

Murdoch University Fees, Duration & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
LL.B.(1 course)
INR 17 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 58 & Above
MEng(1 course)
INR 21 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 73 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
BBA(1 course)
INR 17 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 73 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
MBA/PGDM(1 course)
INR 28 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 73 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
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Q:   What are the English language requirements at Murdoch University?

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At Murdoch University, all international students are required to meet certain English language requirements in order to secure an admission in the university. Students can refer to the table below for minimum score requirements according to the choice of degree and course:

Proficiency TestUndergraduate
minimum requirements
Postgraduate
minimum requirements
Research degree
minimum requirements
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)6.0 Overall
6.0 Reading
6.0 Writing
6.0 Speaking
6.0 Listening
6.0 Overall
6.0 Reading
6.0 Writing
6.0 Speaking
6.0 Listening
6.5 Overall
6.0 Reading
6.0 Writing
6.0 Speaking
6.0 Listening
Pearson Test of English (PTE)50 Overall
50 Reading
50 Writing
50 Speaking
50 Listening
50 Overall
50 Reading
50 Writing
50 Speaking
50 Listening
 
Test of English as a Foreign Language – IBT (TOEFL IBT)73 Overall
18 Reading
18 Writing
18 Speaking
18 Listening
73 Overall
18 Reading
18 Writing
18 Speaking
18 Listening
90 Overall
20 Reading
20 Writing
20 Speaking
20 Listening
 

Q:   What is the annual tuition fee at Murdoch University?

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Murdoch University comprises of a portfolio of 327 undergraduate programs and 82 postgraduate programs and offers it to international students through its 15 acadwemic schools, in subject areas like Microbiology, Plant and Animal Science, Social Sciences and Public Health, Clinical Medicine and Engineering. The annual tuition fee required to pursue a degree course in Murdoch University for international students is as follows:

Courses1st Year Tuition Fees
MBA/PGDM (1 Courses)INR 27.48 L
MEng (1 Courses)INR 20.49 L
BBA (1 Courses)INR 16.93 L
LL.B. (1 Courses)INR 16.93 L
 

Q:   What are the Murdoch University admission requirements for international students?

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The Murdoch University admission requirements for international students are:

1) To apply for an honours degree, you’ll need to have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject.

2) To apply for most of the postgraduate courses, you’ll need to have completed a relevant undergraduate degree. In some cases, you may qualify for entry with evidence of professional work experience.

3) To apply for a research degree, you need to provide evidence of your academic or professional accomplishments. This evidence needs to demonstrate that you have the necessary experience and skills to carry out your proposed research project.

Entry requirements vary between degrees, but are likely to include one or more of the following:

  • An honours qualification – completion of a bachelor's degree with first class honours (or upper second class honours) from Murdoch, or the equivalent at another university.
  • A postgraduate coursework qualification – completion of other postgraduate qualifications that involved a substantial research project, such as a master’s degree.
  • Other qualifications or work experience – evidence of your professional work experience conducting research projects. If you’ve led large projects, presented at conferences, published research outcomes or implemented organisational change, these might demonstrate your ability to fulfil the entry requirements.

4) Prospective international research applicants are required to complete and submit an EOI in Higher Degree Research Candidature form before applying for admission.

 

Q:   What are the Murdoch University academic entry requirements for international students?

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In order to get enrolled in Murdoch University, all the prospective international students must fulfill the admission requirements listed below:

QualificationFoundation ProgramDiplomaUndergraduate Degree
General Certificate of Education (GCE)Successful completion of GCE O level with passes in 5 academic subjects (C or better)

Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.

A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1).
AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Aggregate of 6 points from:

  • A maximum of the best three A-level subjects; OR 
  • A combination of A-level and AS-level subjects

 

At least two A-level subjects are included in the calculation 

AS-level subject attempted at A-level is not eligible to be included

 

A-level grades (A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)

AS-level grades (A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

 

International Baccalaureate (IB)Aggregate score of < 21Aggregate score of 21 or aboveSuccessful completion of the International Baccalaureate (IB) with a total score of 24 points or higher
NCUK International Foundation Year-5 points or above9 points or above
GEDSuccessfully completing all four subjects with a score of 145 or higher in each subject--
Kings Education’s Advanced Level Foundation-Overall score of 40% with no more than two final subject marks are between 30%-39%, and no final subject mark is below 30%-
OtherSuccessful completion of one of the following:
  • a recognised post-secondary (post high school course);
  • University preparation (foundation) studies;
  • One year of study at a recognised tertiary or higher education institution;
  • 2 units completed at an Australian University or Open Universities Australia (OUA).
Successful completion of one of the following:
  • a recognised post-secondary course;
  • University preparation (foundation) studies;
  • One year of study at a recognised tertiary or higher education institution;
 

Murdoch University Rankings 2024

C++Overall University Grade
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Business EconomicsC++
#401
Computer Science EngineeringC++
#401
#251
#501
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Q:   What is the world ranking of Murdoch University?

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The Murdoch University world ranking is as follows:

#431 in World University Rankings 2024 - QS World University Rankings
#401-500 in World University Rankings 2023 - Times Higher Education (THE)
#673 in Best Global Universities 2023 - US News and World Report Rankings 

 

Q:   Is Murdoch University good for international students?

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The Murdoch University is the second university to be established in Perth. The Murdoch University ranking is #431 in the QS World University Rankings 2024. The university offers over 400 undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programs in various disciplines of business, law, creative arts, communication, engineering, health, science, cultural and social studies, education and technology. Its main campus is situated in Perth and it also operates satellite campuses in Dubai and Singapore. The university conducts teaching sessions in three separate campuses in Australia, i.e., the South Street Campus, Peel Campus and the Rockingham Campus. Located in a suburb, the South Street Campus forms the main campus of the university. The university also maintains several clubs for sports like tennis, netball, soccer, basketball, hockey, volleyball and badminton. These clubs manage various sports teams that represent the university at different intercollegiate game events and competitions under the mascot Victor the Viking. The student-faculty ratio at the university is 13:1. Overall, it is one of top ranking universities for international students.

 

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Q:   What are some of the top universities in Australia?

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Home to world class universities, Australia is one of the most popular study abroad countries for international students. Listed below are the top-ranked universities in Australia:

Universities in AustraliaRanking
The University of Melbourne#1
The University of Sydney#2
The University of Queensland#3
Australian University#4
Australian National University#5
The of New South Wales#6
The University of Western Australia#7
Australian University of Adelaide#8
University of Technology, Sydney#9
University of Wollongong - Australia#10
 

Q:   What is the cost of studying in Australia for Indian students?

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Cost of universities in Australia for international students varies upon the university enrolled in and the student's lifestyle. Listed below is the tuition fee of some of the top universities in Australia:

Universities1st year Tuition fees
The University of MelbourneINR 9.3 L - 53.6 L
The University of SydneyINR 10.7 L - 49.3 L
Australian University of QueenslandINR 8.4 L - 47.2 L
Monash UniversityINR 8.4 L - 48.5 L
Australian National UniversityINR 8.1 L - 29.1 L
University of New South WalesINR 5 L - 42.4 L
The University of Western AustraliaINR 9.4 L - 43.9 L
The University of AdelaideINR 6.4 L - 46.5 L
University of Technology, SydneyINR 9 L - 35.9 L
University of Wollongong - AustraliaINR 11 L - 26.1 L
 

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Q:   Who are the Murdoch University notable alumni?

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Tracey Nicole Cross, a visually-impaired swimmer who won 10 medals in three Paralympic Games, is one of the most distinguished alumni of the Murdoch University. Other noble alumni of the university are Jeremy Callaghan (Australian Actor), Basil Zempilas (TV and Radio presenter), Barbara Wienecke (Antarctic researcher), Chandrika Ravi (Australian actress and model), Edmund Yeo (Malaysian filmmaker), Kim Scott (Australian novelist), John Turner (Australian politician), Toby Miller (media scholar), Vivienne Elanta (environmental activist), James Edelman ( Australia high court justice), Visam Ali (Maldivian politician), Reg Bolton (clown, educator, actor and writer) and Frederic Jevons (educator and biochemist).

 
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Murdoch University is a public university. It is based in Perth, Western Australia, and was founded in 1973. Murdoch University is a public university supported by the government and operated as a nonprofit organisation to provide education and research opportunities to the general public.

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Murdoch University is a respected institution based in Perth, Australia. It is noted for its robust research programmes and diverse academic offerings. The institution is well-known for its teaching and learning environments, as well as its commitment to educational innovation and excellence. Like a

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The admission requirements are mentioned below:

  • Successful completion of a four-year Engineering degree accredited by Engineers Australia (or equivalent Washington Accord-recognised degree) in an approved field of Engineering,  
  • Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree (AQF Level 7, non-Washington

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The university usually reverts within two to eight weeks depending on the time period you applied. If applications are sent by the early bird timeline, you can expect a revert earlier than other applicants who apply at a later date.

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A bachelor's degree in business adminstration will prepare you for a career in finance, management, marketing, business law, international business, human resources, hospitality, or entrepreneurship and innovation. Students will learn how to recognize opportunities, evaluate challenges, and find th

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University CityPerth, Western Australia, Australia
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Population of City20,22,044

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90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

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