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One of Australia’s leading research institutions, Murdoch University has campuses in Australia, Singapore and Dubai. Murdoch has a strong commitment to innovation, an outstanding reputation in teaching and a wide discipline base, with strengths in programs such as energy management, Asian studies, and sustainable development. Murdoch University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Academic Learning Skills Course unit

This online Academic Learning Skills unit, offered through Murdoch University, is designed to provide a solid foundation of practical learning skills that help ease Bachelor of Arts students through the transition to tertiary education.


This online unit is tailor-made for anyone who may not have studied for many years, or who may simply need some insight into how university study and life works.


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Bachelor of Arts

From counterterrorism to community development, Murdoch University’s online Bachelor of Arts course offers a diverse range of majors to help you take your career to exciting new heights.



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Community and Social Policy Course unit

The Community and Social Policy, an online unit by Murdoch University is designed to offer students a comprehensive understanding of social policy.


Delivered online through Murdoch University, it explores the various ways in which social issues make it onto the policy agenda.


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Community Work Across Sites, Settings and Peoples Course unit

Study online with Murdoch University and develop an insight into the importance of community development throughout this unit in Community Work Across Sites, Settings and Peoples.


This unit provides an ideal foundation for further study in the field of community development.


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Creative Ways to Work with Community Course unit

Learn how to get communities involved in planning, management and government with this online Creative Ways to Work with Community unit offered by Murdoch University. If you want to help local communities get involved with organisational and governmental decision-making, this is the perfect online unit for you!



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Creativity and Innovation Course unit

The Creativity and Innovation online unit offered through Murdoch University assists students in developing creative thinking and problem-solving skills for successful innovation.


You will gain a broad range of skills and knowledge to be able to approach creativity, innovation and collaborations with openness, curiosity, tolerance and self-reflection.


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Critical and Creative Thinking Course unit

Study the online Critical and Creative Thinking unit with Murdoch University that that all important ability to ‘think outside the box’, both critically and creatively.


This stimulating unit will challenge you academically, creatively and intellectually.


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Developing Research Skills and Methods Course unit

Developing Research Skills and Methods is an intermediate unit highlighting different research methods and how to choose the right one.


Offered online by Murdoch University, this unit will explore how to user textual interpretations to analyse arguments, identify the differences between primary and secondary sources, and articulate a well-written argument.


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Drugs in Society Course unit

Drugs in Society is an online unit provided by Murdoch University that explores issues relating to society’s use of illicit and medicinal drugs.


The unit covers topics from the regulation of drugs, to their social and ethical ramifications.


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Global and Regional Sustainability Course unit

In this Global and Regional Sustainability unit provided by Murdoch University you will learn about the different environmental challenges currently facing our modern world.


You will gain an in-depth understanding of potential solutions to these challenges, including the advancement of technology and the importance of building sustainable development networks.


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Ideas and Identity Course unit

Delivered by Murdoch University, Ideas to Identity is an online unit that teaches students about the social and political impacts of ideas.


This unit introduces students to key themes including violence, truth, the individual and the community; and unpacks the competing moral and social arguments that shape ideas in different discourses.


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International Political Economy Course unit

Serving as an introduction to the International Political Economy, this unit from Murdoch University explores the interaction of politics and economics in the increasingly global economy.


The unit will enable you to develop an understanding of pressing issues in the global economy, and teach you the critical skills needed to engage with major contemporary international economic challenges.


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International Security Studies Course unit

In this International Security Studies unit provided by Murdoch University, you will learn about the various issues and problems that are impacting global, regional and national security structures.


The unit focuses on the protection of the state and human survival, and examines international threats and solutions within this context.


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Introduction to Community Development Course unit

Introduction to Community Development is an undergraduate unit delivered online via Murdoch University that will take you through key methodologies of community development. In this unit you will learn about a sociological approach to community development.



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Introduction to Sociology Course unit

This online unit from Murdoch University will challenge you to consider how aspects of our society cause us to behave, from gender to class and ethnicity to ideology.


This unit will encourage you to examine Australian society, its power structure, social institutions, inequality and the possibilities of social change, using research and insights from sociological theories.


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Introduction to Sustainable Development Course unit

Examine the way in which sustainability has evolved over the past four decades with this online Introduction to Sustainable Development unit from Murdoch University.


The unit covers the varying perspectives on sustainability and addresses everything from climate change scepticism through to global intergovernmental responses.


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Overseas Aid and International Development Course unit

Learn about the importance of international aid by studying this online Overseas Aid and International Development unit from Murdoch University.


The unit aims to gives students an overview of the historical significance of international development, and addresses topics such as humanitarian aid and long-term development strategies.


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Perspectives on Security and Terrorism Course unit

Carefully examine terrorism in the post September 11 environment with this online Perspectives on Security and Terrorism unit from Murdoch University.


The unit introduces students to the concepts of security, risk and terrorism, and the international measures taken to counter these forces.


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Politics and Security in Southeast Asia: Terrorists, Gangsters and the State Course unit

This fully online unit from Murdoch University aims to give you an overview of the numerous factors shaping Southeast Asia and key players in the region.


As well as looking at modern-day threats such as terrorism, the unit will focus on new security issues such as organised crime, the prominence of drugs and how the government is tackling such issues in Southeast Asia.


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Sex and Gender Matters Course unit

Explore a range of perspectives on Sex and Gender Matters in contemporary society through this enlightening unit.


Questioning normative models of gender, sex and sexuality, this unit is offered for study online by Murdoch University.


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Sustainability, Ecology and Communities Course unit

Sustainability, Ecology and Communities covers the practices, policies and theories behind sustainable development, and is provided online by Murdoch University.


Learn about the global importance of sustainable development and how to plan and implement sustainable local projects.


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