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Murdoch University

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Exchange spaces are not currently available at this partner institution for 2024/2025*

Location: Perth, Western Australia (see info for exchange students)
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Language of instruction: English
Terms: Term 1: Feb-June; term 2: July-Nov


  • Murdoch's International Office subsidizes a ten-day camping trip for students to visit the vast and beautiful North-West as part of their study abroad program, allowing students to experience the "real" Australia by touring remote beaches, deep gorges and vast distances of the famous "outback" and a three-day trip around Southwest WA.
  • Every semester they also run a series of social events which are aimed at allowing students to make the most of Perth and Australia, and all of these events are also subsidised – the
    calendar of events changes from semester to semester, but in recent semesters they have offered the following: surfing lessons, street art walking tours; day trip to the Pinnacles; trips to Rottnest Island.
  • They also offer formal Welcome and Farewell events, and run the MEXSA Global Buddy programme, which allows exchange students to connect with Murdoch students and form friendships with
    local and international students.

Area of study

  • Biological
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Physical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Veterinary Studies.
  • Many units with Australian content are also offered; such as Introduction to Australian Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Australia and the Nation, Australian Biodiversity, Australian
    Literature and Film, Australian Environmental History etc (some units are only offered once each academic year)

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Murdoch University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: Available in Murdoch University's Student Village
  • Off-campus housing: the university can offer basic advice but students are responsible for finding their own accommodation if they choose to live off campus

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