Study at Murdoch University Dubai
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Sidrah Ashraf

Murdoch University Dubai is a branch of Murdoch University in Perth, Australia and has recently moved from its campus in the Academic City to Dubai knowledge park. The University has continually been providing a high-quality educational experience since 2008. Murdoch University is ranked among the top 10 Top 100 Young Universities in the world and has achieved in research for Australia 2015 Australian Research Council. The campus is licenced by the Dubai Government regulator, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

 It is also regulated from Australia by the Australian government’s national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). Quality assurance is increased with the dual government oversight and assures you of the highest quality international education. With campuses in Dubai and Singapore, Murdoch University has earned an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and researches that have been conducted over the past 35 years.

Murdoch University Dubai branch moved to Knowledge Park in May of 2020 amidst the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. The University has made some changes in its fee structure and lowered the costs so to provide true value for money while not compromising on the quality of education they provide. In a recent announcement about 2021- 2022 course fees, The University acknowledged that the virus had changed how we worked, studied and interacted with each other. With each person going through hardships and challenges over the year, they understand that many of their students and their parents have been going through financial difficulties an economic impact no one would have foreseen. In their commitment to support the needs of the students and educational goals while constantly providing high-quality International University experience, the University critically decided to reduce course fees.

The new fee structured would be applicable to both, the new and returning students. Below is the detailed fee structure that will be implemented for 2020/ 21 and 2021/ 22 academic years from January 2021 trimester.


2020 Fees (AED)

2021 Fees (AED)*

Foundation Program


44,100 + 50% Scholarship
Diploma (Year 1) Program 54,600 + 50% Scholarship 51,500 + 50% Scholarship
Bachelor’s Degree 172,200 155,000
Graduate Certificate 29,400 25,000
Master’s Degree 87,150 75,000
MBA 110,250

89,000 + 20% Scholarship

*Reduced Course Fee will be subject to an annual review.


The University will continue to offer a range of academic merit scholarships ranging from 15% - 40% and will introduce a new 50% scholarship for the University foundation programme to facilitate a smooth transition to higher education. The University has not forgotten their postgraduate students, many of whom pay for their education themselves while working full-time jobs. To assist they have introduced a new 20% scholarship for the MBA programme for anyone who doesn't already qualify for a higher percentage academic merit scholarship.

The University is confident that these new lowered costs will be welcomed by both, the UAE and the international community. The students will now be able to take advantage of the more affordable education and pursue their dreams.

“Being part of the Innovative Research Universities group in Australia, Murdoch University takes great pride in being a world-renowned research university. We have an impressive reputation for conducting ground-breaking studies, and experienced international academics encourage students to be independent thinkers with a focus on the future. Murdoch’s academics, alumni and students have led the way in uncovering some of the world’s most ground-breaking research discoveries.”

 The University looks forward to welcoming new students in an ever-growing global community, especially in the middle of this global pandemic, so that the future generations can continue to grow in overcoming this global hardship together without compromising on fulfilling their dreams.

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