Study Abroad Program

Program overview

Do you want to expand your worldview and gain a better understanding of other cultures? Do you want to get a headstart on your college degree and make international friends in the process?

If so, studying abroad is the perfect opportunity for you. The semester abroad experience at Murdoch University allows you to pursue your degree while making new friends, enjoying life-changing experiences and exploring the wealth and beauty of the Middle East. Join us for a semester of study one of the most dynamic cities in the world – Dubai.

Why study abroad in Dubai?

Studying around the world is an incredible experience, and it can be a great way to make connections, gain new perspectives and skills, and expand your worldview. Applying for semester abroad programs will give you huge experience and open up new opportunities. Dubai is one of the common places that people choose to study abroad. It’s a city that never sleeps and is home to some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and shopping malls.

It has architectural wonders like the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and has set world records by having the largest Ferris wheel, the deepest diving pool, and the largest destination of shopping, the Dubai Mall. There are also plenty of things to do outdoors here — from desert safaris to theme parks, camel rides, visiting traditional markets (souk), ‘dune-bashing,’ and even swimming with dolphins. Dubai is bordered by gorgeous beaches and warm waters on one side and the breathtaking Arabian desert on the other. It’s surrounded by sand dunes and enjoys year-round sunshine.

Here are some other reasons why you should consider studying abroad in Dubai:

  • You'll have access to top-notch education in an exciting new city.
  • Your Arabic skills will improve rapidly because there are so many native speakers around you all day long.
  • You'll have plenty of time off between classes so that you can explore Dubai or take trips around other parts of the Middle East if you'd like.
  • There are lots of opportunities for cultural exchange.
  • Dubai is known for its beautiful weather, which is perfect for outdoor activities like swimming and sailing.
  • If you love trying new foods, then Dubai is definitely the place for you. It has many different cuisines from all over the world.
  • Thanks to its affordable study options, studying in Dubai has become the top choice for many international students.

Study abroad semester at Murdoch University Dubai

Murdoch University Dubai is a branch campus and it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in different fields, such as psychology, information technology, computer science, business, and more. It was specifically designed to meet the region's expanding need for qualified professionals in a variety of businesses. All courses adhere to the same academic standards as those offered in Australia (Murdoch University in Perth) and are taught by qualified, experienced, and international instructors. The degrees are issued by Australia and are similar to those granted on Australian university campuses.

We offer degrees in some of the most demanding fields in the world, and our internationally renowned faculty teaches you degrees that are recognized throughout the world. We provide flexible learning alternatives that are planned to let you create a course of study that meets your specific needs. You can study at Murdoch University Dubai and be confident that you'll receive a high-quality education from instructors who are passionate about their subject matter and dedicated to helping you excel.

What can you study in our semester abroad program?

Murdoch Dubai offers more than a hundred different subjects for you to pick from. The units are so many that you will definitely find the one to fit your interests. You can select from more than 100 units in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Banking
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Criminology
  • Journalism
  • Strategic Communications
  • Psychology
  • Cyber Security and Forensics
  • Computer Science
  • Business Information Systems
  • Education
  • Health

How to apply for student exchange program?

Contact us immediately at to get started on your application for study abroad at Murdoch.

Our dedicated team will support you and handle your application at every stage.

How much does the program cost?

The cost for the program will vary depending on whether you stay for one or two semesters and how many units you take. 

Student life on campus

Murdoch is a great place to study because of its diverse student body, incredible facilities, and world-class lecturers. And the student life here is great because, in addition to receiving a top-notch education, Murdoch University offers students a multicultural and international lifestyle with many options for social interaction with people from different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds.

Living opportunities

Murdoch Dubai collaborates with the top local and international student accommodation providers, like as UniNest, to make sure you have a secure and enjoyable stay.