About Murdoch

About Murdoch University Dubai

Murdoch University Dubai is a branch campus of Murdoch University, one of the country’s research-intensive universities based in Perth, Western Australia.  Established in 2008 in Dubai International Academic City, we moved to the heart of the impressive Dubai Knowledge Park in May 2020. Our vibrant new purpose-built campus in Dubai Knowledge Park, at 2500 sq metres over two levels, is twice as large as our former home. It features world-class facilities, including a dedicated cybersecurity lab with custom-built systems, education-focused furniture, and ‘touchdown’ breakout spaces to promote a collaborative teaching and learning environment.

The campus is licenced by the Dubai Government regulator, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). It is also regulated from Australia by the Australian government’s national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). This double government-level oversight assures you of the highest quality international education.

A place for free thinkers

From the origin of Murdoch as a free-thinking university to a global centre for learning, teaching, research, and industry, we have always stuck to our purpose. We continue to be a place of inclusive education, supported by our principles and guided by our strategic plan.

Achievements throughout Murdoch University's history

Some things about Murdoch University you may want to know if you have decided to study here.

Our home campus in Perth, Western Australia, has more than 23,000 students and 2,500 staff from across almost 100 different countries, studying in over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate courses or majors, over a comprehensive range of disciplines and professions. Murdoch University has earned an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research over the past 50 years, as it has grown and matured.

Our flexible learning options are tailored to allow you to design your course of study in accordance with your own personal requirements. Why choose between Business and Communications when you can do both? Our double major option allows you to combine two different disciplines into one well-rounded education without extending your time at university.

Are Murdoch University Dubai's degrees accepted worldwide?

At Murdoch, we are proud to have an internationally-qualified faculty teaching you globally recognized degrees. Regardless of whether you are a foundation program student or an undergraduate or postgraduate student, the quality of the teachers and the programs on offer are world-class, skills-focused and globally relevant.

Studying at Murdoch University Dubai isn't just about learning in your chosen field. It's also about exploring new ways of thinking, discovering different perspectives, and finding ways to make a difference. We've got the support, facilities, and flexibility to help you gain the skills, knowledge, and life experience you need to achieve your goals as a #MurdochFreeThinker.

Welcome Message From the Dean and Academic President

Welcome to Murdoch University Dubai, a distinguished institution that brings together staff and students from around the world to make a significant impact. As the Dean and Academic President, it is my privilege to extend a warm welcome to you and share the exceptional opportunities that await you at our university.

At Murdoch University Dubai, we take great pride in our international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and student satisfaction. As one of Australia's leading universities in Dubai, we offer fully accredited Australian degrees with international recognition. Our programs are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) in Australia and are locally authorized by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

When you choose Murdoch University Dubai, you join a global network of campuses where the same high standards apply. You have the opportunity to transfer credits earned across our campuses on a short or long term basis, enabling you to embrace a truly international learning experience.

We prioritise the quality of your study and university experience. Our faculty members, hailing from around the world, are committed to providing exceptional teaching and world-class curriculum while fostering a multicultural ethos. With over a thousand graduates and a vibrant student community, Murdoch University Dubai is an inspiring place to learn.

We offer excellent facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology, modern teaching spaces, and dedicated student learning support to propel you to success in your educational journey. Our globally educated faculty is here to guide and nurture your intellectual growth. We are dedicated to addressing the unique challenges faced by students in the UAE, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to assume leadership roles in the region and beyond.

On behalf of our dedicated team, I extend my warmest welcome to you. We understand that choosing the right university is an important decision, and our recruitment and admission teams are here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions about our programs or admission process or need assistance with any aspect of your application, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are committed to providing the guidance and information you need to make an informed choice about your education.

We are eager to guide you through your journey of learning and exploration. Whether you're still considering your options or ready to take the next steps, Murdoch University Dubai is here to provide you with an exceptional educational experience that will set you on a path to success.

Dr James Trotter

Dean and Academic President

Murdoch University Dubai

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