Explore our study areas
If you’re not sure what direction to take with your studies or career, this is your starting point.
Our courses are grouped into study areas to help you find the path that’s right for you. Within each study area, you’ll see our undergraduate, honours and postgraduate courses. You can also tour our facilities online and meet some of our academics.
Are you ready to shape a thriving future for sustainable agriculture and ensure global food security? Pursue a career in agricultural science and spearhead ground-breaking advancements in agribusiness management, drive production efficiencies, and skilfully oversee livestock management.
Are you committed to enhancing the health and wellbeing of both individuals and communities? Pursue a career in allied health utilising the power of Exercise Science, Chiropractic, Counselling, and Creative Arts Therapies to help create a healthier and happier world.
Learn how to turn your ideas into actions. Pursue a career in business and champion sustainability agendas in the business world, manage a team of local, national and international business professionals or join the entrepreneurial movement and be at the table when political decisions are made.
Thriving in the creative industries requires more than just creativity itself. Pursue a career in creative media and communications and develop an entrepreneurial attitude, client consultation and communication skills, critical thinking and the ability to adapt – so you can bring your ideas to life.
Are you inquisitive about crime and the human mind? Pursue a career in criminology and investigate why people commit offences, how to reduce or prevent crime, and how to help both victims and offenders involved in the criminal justice system.
As a teacher, you have the opportunity to guide a generation of learners. Pursue a career in education and be there for the 'aha' moments – evidence that you've ignited the spark for learning and are making a real difference in your students' lives, whether you're teaching children or adults.
Do you love bringing complicated ideas to life, exploring how things work, improving processes or simply imagining what's possible? Pursue a career as an engineer and solve all kinds of problems – from the practical ones we face every day to major global issues.
Combine your environmental passion and scientific expertise to protect and preserve threatened ecosystems worldwide. Pursue a career in environmental and conservation sciences and help forge a path to a sustainable future by ensuring a thriving planet for generations to come.
Immerse yourself in global issues, reimagining inclusive solutions for all. Pursue a career in Humanities, Art, or Social Sciences, and be inspired by those who have researched prisoners of war, contributed to disaster recovery, and even gone into politics, leaving an indelible impact on society.
Are you interested in exploring the worldwide and historical experience of Indigenous peoples in Australia? Pursue a career in any field, knowing you have a deep understanding and respect for Indigenous cultures, histories, and perspectives.
Harness the potential of technology to drive imaginative solutions and have a positive impact on the economic and social welfare of our society. Pursue a career in information technology and combat cybercrime, leverage data analytics, and create innovative systems, apps, and games.
Unlock the secrets of human DNA and delve into the fascinating realm of crime-solving. Pursue a career in Medical, Molecular and Forensic Sciences and delve into the intricate world of diseases, uncover the truth behind crimes, and unravel the mysteries of genetics.
Do you have a passion for helping people? Study Nursing at Murdoch and pursue a career in that will provide for people in times of need – from acute health issues in emergency departments to home visits that assist the elderly to remain in their homes for longer.