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Semester / Trimester

Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines - Murdoch University

Murdoch University

Spring 1 2018 (Feb 6, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018)
Catalog Code: IPES3118

Murdoch University is a student-centered university with a national reputation for excellence in teaching and student satisfaction. While attending Murdoch, students are able to select from a wide range of courses including but not limited to Aboriginal and Islander Studies, Animal Science, Psychology, Biology and Health and Exercise Science. All courses are taught by Murdoch faculty, and ISA participants take classes alongside Australian and other international students.

Program Highlights
  • Beautiful campus located only 10 minutes from the center city and beach
  • Unique opportunity to explore Australia's North-West on a 10-day trip during one of the semester breaks
  • Student focused university
  • Strong Programs in Australian and Indigenous Studies, Excercise Physiology, Sustainability, Conservation Biology, Gender Studies, and Media
  • Housing: Student community apartments on the edge of campus
  • Multi-day Bridging Cultures Program in beautiful Byron Bay
  • Optional Excursions offered to Thailand, New Zealand's South Island, Cairns, Bali or Ayer's Rock

Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Perth Site Specialist.

Prices & Dates

February 6, 2018 - June 24, 2018

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Catalog Code:



November 15, 2017 Extended to November 25, 2017

Application Due Date:

November 30, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

Admissions Status:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Note: About pricing...

Housing is not included in the price above. Housing at Murdoch University starts at $3,900 (subject to change). A $725 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Students who select the Semester + Semester option for this program will receive a $2,500 discount. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least sophomore standing (second year) at their home university and be currently enrolled in a four-year university at the time of participation.

Students must also include an academic letter of recommendation and letter of intent along with their standard ISA application if their GPA falls below the minimum requirement.

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