Presentation on theme: "Murdoch University Key Facts Established as a research University in 1973, Western Australias second university Named after Sir Walter Murdoch, the famous."— Presentation transcript:
Murdoch University Key Facts Established as a research University in 1973, Western Australias second university Named after Sir Walter Murdoch, the famous Australian author and philosopher. 18,400 students with 3,000 international students from over 90 countries Largest campus in Australia by area (227 hectares) Three on-shore campuses in Western Australia Three overseas partners (Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia)
Murdoch University Campus Information Three main campuses in Western Australia 1. South Street Campus – covers 227 hectares and includes: Three Secondary schools A lifestyle village Numerous Cooperative Centres of Excellence (CRCs) Corporate facilities and A Farm 2. Peel Campus 3. Rockingham campus
Murdoch University Degrees A strong emphasis on practical experience Four Faculties – (made up of 14 schools) 1.Arts, Education and Creative Media 2.Health Sciences 3.Law, Business and Information Technology 4. Science and Engineering
Murdoch University Degrees A strong emphasis on practical experience Industry standard facilities include: Purpose built $3.7M Law Building – including electronic Moot Court and Law Clinic Veterinary farm, hospital and emergency clinic State-of-the art Media Arts Centre, including two digital TV studios, news room, radio broadcast studios, video edit suits and much more Psychology clinic Chiropractic clinic Engineering pilot plant
Murdoch University Research Our research is globally relevant, it informs our teaching programs and keeps our students at the leading edge of their discipline by being aligned to current and future industry needs. ERA – Excellence in Research for Australia The Australian Research Council (ARC) recently released the results of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative. The ERA exercise ranks all university research outcomes, categorised by field of research, against international benchmarks. Two thirds of our assessed fields of research were evaluated at world standard or above.
Murdoch University Research continued The ERA results reflect the world class quality of the research undertaken at Murdoch. Seven Research Institutes and over 35 Research Centres Institute for Resource Technology Crops and Plants Research Institute (CaPRI) Sustainable Ecosystems Research Institute (SERI) Social Research Institute (SRI) Institute of Media, Creative Arts & Information Technologies Animal Research Institute (ARI) Integrated Health Research Institute
A network of seven Australian Universities Operating in over 35 locations across Australia
Charles Darwin University Flinders University Griffith University James Cook University La Trobe University Murdoch University The University of Newcastle
Teaching over 150,000 students each year, including 34,000 international students from more than 120 countries Creating opportunities through collaboration and partnership
We undertake high quality cross- disciplinary research of national and international standing Our research is recognised for its impact and relevance to critical national and international challenges
Each member has their individual areas of research expertise. Our combined research strengths include: Climate change, energy, water and the environment Social inclusion, Indigenous research, Health; and Biomedical applications of molecular science
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