Murdoch University - IDP Virtual Education Fair 2010


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Murdoch University - IDP Virtual Education Fair 2010

  1. 2. Location <ul><li>Capital City of Western Australia and only 15 min by train from Murdoch </li></ul><ul><li>Population of 2 million, Perth is friendly, clean and safe for students </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked 8th World’s most liveable city” – The Economist, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Perth has over 50kms of white sandy beaches within easy access for students to explore </li></ul><ul><li>Perth has low unemployment rates and offers good opportunities for part time work for students </li></ul>Perth
  2. 3. Location Fremantle <ul><li>10 mins by bus from the university (bus station on campus) </li></ul><ul><li>Perth’s port city and a multicultural mix with diverse range of cafes, restaurants, bars, breweries, nightclubs and shopping </li></ul><ul><li>Departure point for Rottnest Island 30mins by ferry. </li></ul>
  3. 4. The University <ul><li>Established as a research university in 1973 and was Western Australia’s 2 nd university </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate sized university with 18,400 students inc 3000 international students from over 100 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Largest campus in Australia by area (227 hectares) </li></ul><ul><li>Named after Sir Walter Murdoch, famous Australian historian and essayist </li></ul><ul><li>3 Campuses in Western Australia and 5 International Centres; Dubai, Singapore (2), Malaysia and Japan </li></ul>Murdoch
  4. 5. The University <ul><li>Murdoch programs have a strong emphasis on practical experience </li></ul><ul><li>Industry standard facilities for student use on campus; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose built $3.7M Law Building, including an electronic Moot Court and Law Clinic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Veterinary farm, hospital and emergency clinic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Arts Centre, including radio broadcast facilities and film/tv studios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychology clinic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chiropractic clinic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Labs and Plant </li></ul></ul>Teaching Facilities
  5. 6. Teaching Facilities
  6. 7. Teaching Facilities
  7. 8. Teaching Facilities
  8. 9. Research Excellence <ul><li>Murdoch has an excellent research reputation, with over 35 Research Centres </li></ul><ul><li>Our research work has national and international relevance which, in turn, informs and strengthens our teaching programs, keeping our students at the leading edge of their discipline and aligned to current and future industry needs . </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Innovative Research Universities of Australia group (IRU) “ IRU universities seek to develop ways of making themselves distinctive by embracing innovative approaches to teaching, research and community engagement” </li></ul>
  9. 10. Research Areas of Strength <ul><ul><li>Agriculture and Veterinary Biotechnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contemporary Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecosystem Management and Restoration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Change and Social Equity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technologies and Policies for Sustainable Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning, Leadership and Policy: Research Across Methodological Paradigms </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Structure Faculties & Schools Faculty of Arts and Education School of Education; School of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty of Law and Business Murdoch Business School; School of Law Faculty of Minerals and Energy School of Chemical and Mathematical Sciences; School of Engineering and Energy Faculty of Creative Technologies and Media School of Information Technology; School of Media Communication & Culture
  11. 12. Structure Faculties & Schools Faculty of Sustainability, Environmental and Life Sciences School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology; School of Environmental Science; School of Sustainability.
  12. 13. Courses <ul><li>Chiropractic Science </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Change Management </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Forensics, Information Security & Management </li></ul><ul><li>Security, Terrorism and Couterterrorism </li></ul><ul><li>Games Art and Design </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering – niche specialisations </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Development </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary Science </li></ul>Unique
  13. 14. What students say Testimonials “ I will always remember the drive, passion & commitment of the academic staff” “ I really love being part of a university that provides a wide variety of course for students” Jessica Seebauer USA Neils Becker Germany
  14. 15. Accommodation <ul><ul><li>On Campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 150 flats and 836 beds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1, 2, 5 or 8 bedrooms per flats apartments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>66% international students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Village events, Lounge & Study area, Seminar rooms, Recreation centre, Swimming pool & more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Off Campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homestay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared accommodation </li></ul></ul>Options
  15. 16. Five Rating for Graduate Satisfaction 13 out of 15 years (Good Universities Guide 2010)