Murdoch University

Murdoch University offers both DDP and SEP programs. It has a wide selection of courses for students concentrating in Global Politics and Security, some courses for those taking International Political Economy, and only  a  few for students of Peace and Conflict Studies.

Program: Student Exchange & Double Degree


1 year for DDP,

1 semester for SEP

Minimum GPA:



AUD 6,000 – 9,000


AUD 20,000 (DEP)


Minimum TOEFL:

Living cost:

AUD 1,300 – 1,500



Mid March

Minimum IELTS:

6.0, with no band

under 6.0


Fees and Living Cost

Living cost                             AUD 1,300 – 1,500 /month


Accommodation                  AUD 600 – 800
Meals                                     AUD 300 – 400

Transportation                    ± AUD 150

Courses Offered                           

International Aid and Development

Understanding International Politics

Introduction to Sustainable Development

Global Justice

Overseas Aid and International Development

International Political Economy
Sex and Gender Matters

International Aid and Development in Practice

Sustainable Urban Communities
Society, Culture and Ecology in Asia

Asian Studies

Ideas and Identity

Asian Centuries

Contemporary Asia

Anthropology, Society and Culture

Society, Culture and Ecology in Asia

Women in Asian Societies

Love and Sexuality in Japan

Culture and Religion in Asia

People’s History of South-East Asia

Modern Japan

Media, Culture and Politics in Indonesia

The Vietnam Wars
Peasants, Rebels and Leviathan: Modern Southeast Asian History

Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies

Terrorism in a Globalised World

US Policies and Global Security

Terrorism and Political Violence in South Asia

Military Force and Counterterrorism

From Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State: Assessing Terror Threats

Policing, Intelligence and Counterterrorism
International Security Studies

Politics and Security in Southeast Asia: Terrorist, Gangster and the State

Middle East Politics and Security
Special Topic: Counterterrorism Policies and Practices

Sustainable Development

Sustainability, Ecology, and Communities

Global and Regional Sustainability

Sustainable Tourism

Country, Nature, and Identity: Indigenous Sustainability

Economics of Sustainability
Resilient regions: Sustainability in Practice