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Murdoch University ranked 26th in Australia and 699th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 99 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Murdoch University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 15,761 publications and 468,804 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 26 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#699 of 14,134 In the World
#32 of 59 In Oceania
#26 of 40 In Australia
#37 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#50 of 1,008 For Veterinary
#106 of 1,062 For Publishing
#1731 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#665 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 96 other topics

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Biology

Murdoch University ranked 18th for Biology in Australia and 539th in the World with 5,116 publications made and 204,849 citations received. Main research topics: Botany, Genetics, Agricultural Science, Zoology, Microbiology.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 39 In Australia
#21 of 51 In Oceania
#539 of 4,497 In the World

Murdoch University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 36
1992 18 21
1993 37 59
1994 32 113
1995 25 70
1996 46 76
1997 62 159
1998 59 116
1999 82 252
2000 72 203
2001 82 212
2002 94 374
2003 114 394
2004 125 694
2005 135 457
2006 131 472
2007 147 702
2008 156 886
2009 174 764
2010 167 753
2011 198 896
2012 199 815
2013 232 1533
2014 222 1459
2015 255 998
2016 290 1087
2017 306 1482
2018 290 1579
2019 320 1189
2020 343 1423
2021 413 760
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 4 5 37
Zoology 11 12 121
Biotechnology 8 9 170
Animal Science 9 11 172
Botany 8 9 178
Agricultural Science 10 12 199
Horticulture 8 9 215
Virology 9 9 250
Forestry 15 17 265
Microbiology 10 12 281
Entomology 14 15 313
Genetics 12 15 368
Evolutionary Biology 15 20 370
Nutrition and Food Science 17 20 549
Immunology 14 16 574
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 20 23 726
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 35 41 745
Molecular Biology 17 20 758
Paleontology 24 30 885
Biochemistry 21 25 908
Astrobiology 21 28 956
Neuroscience 27 31 999
Pharmacology 23 26 1074
Nanotechnology 24 29 1157
Oncology and Cancer research 34 39 1537

Medicine

Murdoch University ranked 24th for Medicine in Australia and 715th in the World with 3,538 publications made and 100,503 citations received. Main research topics: Virology, Veterinary, Immunology, Health Science, Anatomy and Physiology.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 39 In Australia
#28 of 50 In Oceania
#715 of 4,740 In the World

Murdoch University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 23 12
1992 9 7
1993 20 47
1994 13 13
1995 10 7
1996 29 35
1997 36 59
1998 33 51
1999 37 61
2000 40 121
2001 57 138
2002 49 225
2003 48 108
2004 64 276
2005 52 186
2006 65 200
2007 79 326
2008 83 442
2009 195 335
2010 102 389
2011 121 477
2012 145 437
2013 130 805
2014 149 594
2015 156 634
2016 211 809
2017 246 923
2018 257 895
2019 266 812
2020 280 1241
2021 336 558
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Veterinary 4 5 50
Virology 9 9 250
Forensic Science 22 26 362
Public Health 28 32 498
Sports Medicine 31 35 507
Clinical Psychology 30 35 517
Respiratory Therapy 19 23 527
Occupational Therapy 30 35 543
Epidemiology 22 26 545
Anesthesiology 12 15 558
Nursing 36 41 560
Immunology 14 16 574
Anatomy and Physiology 18 21 576
Physical Therapy 34 38 616
Sports / Exercise science 35 40 628
Healthcare Management (MHA) 35 42 664
Pathology 17 20 666
Health Science 33 38 690
Psychiatry 32 38 702
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 35 41 745
Audiology 26 32 763
Social Work 36 43 781
Critical Care Nursing 29 32 816
Dermatology 19 21 846
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 16 19 866
Urology 21 24 880
Family medicine 37 43 927
Surgery 25 28 954
Orthodontics 21 25 957
Neurosurgery 23 26 981
Pediatrics 30 36 987
Cardiology 31 36 990
Pharmacology 23 26 1074
Oncology and Cancer research 34 39 1537

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Murdoch University ranked 25th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 441st in the World with 3,285 publications made and 87,273 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Education Majors, Communications and Public Relations.

Rank Ranking
#25 of 39 In Australia
#32 of 51 In Oceania
#441 of 5,074 In the World

Murdoch University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 29
1992 13 3
1993 10 8
1994 31 37
1995 18 21
1996 33 73
1997 40 64
1998 42 98
1999 43 99
2000 37 61
2001 54 63
2002 37 227
2003 68 139
2004 56 173
2005 78 244
2006 59 121
2007 59 185
2008 108 237
2009 130 373
2010 137 451
2011 122 710
2012 168 362
2013 196 455
2014 197 1049
2015 193 478
2016 222 495
2017 199 509
2018 195 624
2019 190 476
2020 195 956
2021 223 341

Environmental Science

Murdoch University ranked 18th for Environmental Science in Australia and 347th in the World with 3,121 publications made and 119,032 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Agricultural Science, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 39 In Australia
#22 of 51 In Oceania
#347 of 4,025 In the World

Murdoch University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 26 25
1992 9 25
1993 15 43
1994 19 89
1995 8 23
1996 29 57
1997 37 87
1998 28 35
1999 39 154
2000 53 88
2001 58 200
2002 40 133
2003 85 205
2004 71 273
2005 85 265
2006 75 422
2007 85 571
2008 103 366
2009 108 518
2010 105 363
2011 140 496
2012 149 698
2013 151 750
2014 184 871
2015 193 742
2016 222 769
2017 204 715
2018 133 727
2019 198 761
2020 170 483
2021 203 287

Chemistry

Murdoch University ranked 25th for Chemistry in Australia and 1135th in the World with 1,618 publications made and 46,344 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#25 of 38 In Australia
#30 of 50 In Oceania
#1135 of 4,319 In the World

Murdoch University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 22
1992 4 2
1993 3 3
1994 15 16
1995 13 37
1996 22 16
1997 34 33
1998 29 47
1999 26 34
2000 29 27
2001 29 40
2002 29 45
2003 41 152
2004 33 106
2005 41 109
2006 30 68
2007 33 57
2008 41 119
2009 55 139
2010 52 232
2011 59 238
2012 52 178
2013 65 377
2014 84 354
2015 76 318
2016 96 375
2017 104 382
2018 108 298
2019 83 229
2020 87 338
2021 106 175
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Biochemical Engineering 13 15 365
Inorganic Chemistry 14 14 508
Nutrition and Food Science 17 20 549
Environmental Chemistry 21 26 620
Petrology and Geochemistry 24 30 896
Computational Chemistry 19 23 905
Biochemistry 21 25 908
Radiochemistry 18 22 1117
Nanotechnology 24 29 1157
Chemical Engineering 22 27 1209
Organic Chemistry 24 30 1442
Materials Science 28 34 1677

Engineering

Murdoch University ranked 28th for Engineering in Australia and 1199th in the World with 1,553 publications made and 38,958 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Biotechnology, Automation and Control engineering.

Rank Ranking
#28 of 38 In Australia
#34 of 49 In Oceania
#1199 of 4,626 In the World

Murdoch University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 3
1992 6 4
1993 4 28
1994 8 1
1995 7 6
1996 16 5
1997 18 30
1998 11 11
1999 14 10
2000 28 16
2001 32 22
2002 20 107
2003 24 71
2004 22 30
2005 34 65
2006 35 57
2007 32 162
2008 32 44
2009 49 166
2010 49 194
2011 66 196
2012 69 168
2013 82 469
2014 96 420
2015 71 326
2016 122 369
2017 127 438
2018 84 262
2019 108 251
2020 103 589
2021 139 275

Psychology

Murdoch University ranked 29th for Psychology in Australia and 516th in the World with 1,431 publications made and 53,750 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#29 of 39 In Australia
#35 of 49 In Oceania
#516 of 3,654 In the World

Murdoch University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 1
1992 4 1
1993 5 30
1994 9 10
1995 7 15
1996 12 21
1997 16 36
1998 16 62
1999 21 28
2000 14 40
2001 17 29
2002 14 79
2003 17 38
2004 22 78
2005 29 151
2006 22 95
2007 26 110
2008 37 123
2009 56 316
2010 52 302
2011 73 527
2012 76 308
2013 80 366
2014 95 510
2015 91 444
2016 99 334
2017 106 279
2018 92 274
2019 66 180
2020 81 246
2021 101 89
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Education Majors 25 31 222
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 24 28 267
Sexology 21 25 318
Special Education 28 33 354
Social Psychology 22 28 398
Clinical Psychology 30 35 517
Cognitive Science 25 30 537
Child Psychology 27 32 538
Occupational Therapy 30 35 543
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 35 42 580
Psychiatry 32 38 702
Social Work 36 43 781
Neuroscience 27 31 999

Computer Science

Murdoch University ranked 28th for Computer Science in Australia and 914th in the World with 1,381 publications made and 29,102 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Management Information Systems, Multimedia, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#28 of 39 In Australia
#35 of 50 In Oceania
#914 of 4,394 In the World

Murdoch University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 6
1992 1 0
1993 2 24
1994 4 0
1995 6 2
1996 12 8
1997 8 11
1998 15 4
1999 21 19
2000 28 44
2001 25 18
2002 24 12
2003 33 51
2004 27 67
2005 40 50
2006 27 86
2007 36 74
2008 48 43
2009 62 142
2010 63 200
2011 66 125
2012 54 81
2013 55 89
2014 53 199
2015 74 224
2016 58 183
2017 117 425
2018 80 793
2019 93 476
2020 103 366
2021 114 297

Business

Murdoch University ranked 32nd for Business in Australia and 635th in the World with 1,164 publications made and 28,053 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Management Information Systems, Public Policy / Administration, Human Resource Management.

Rank Ranking
#32 of 39 In Australia
#39 of 49 In Oceania
#635 of 4,004 In the World

Murdoch University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 4
1992 4 3
1993 2 0
1994 6 3
1995 6 23
1996 18 12
1997 12 31
1998 11 15
1999 13 20
2000 25 46
2001 21 19
2002 21 28
2003 32 66
2004 27 131
2005 28 40
2006 21 33
2007 30 77
2008 35 44
2009 52 115
2010 49 167
2011 38 214
2012 54 138
2013 82 136
2014 67 294
2015 80 265
2016 82 165
2017 75 254
2018 61 157
2019 54 156
2020 67 278
2021 70 102
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 24 32 197
Entertainment Industry Business 25 30 379
Public Policy / Administration 26 32 410
International Trade 19 24 432
Occupational Safety and Health 31 37 508
Advertising 30 37 529
Human Resource Management 33 40 607
Project Management 28 35 617
Management Information Systems 29 36 625
Marketing 33 41 632
International Business 27 34 638
Tax Law 25 30 663
Accounting 32 40 664
Management 30 37 694
Engineering Management 28 35 738
Real Estate 25 32 739
Risk Management 34 42 784
Construction Management 27 34 841
Finance 28 36 859
Investment Banking and Stock trading 29 37 877
Actuarial Science 32 39 961

Economics

Murdoch University ranked 24th for Economics in Australia and 549th in the World with 694 publications made and 15,963 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Environmental Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 39 In Australia
#30 of 50 In Oceania
#549 of 3,039 In the World

Murdoch University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 2
1992 1 2
1993 4 7
1994 4 1
1995 5 14
1996 13 31
1997 12 5
1998 7 16
1999 7 5
2000 8 9
2001 15 13
2002 13 17
2003 16 31
2004 11 28
2005 19 35
2006 16 103
2007 19 72
2008 12 24
2009 21 87
2010 27 77
2011 24 52
2012 51 70
2013 37 50
2014 51 179
2015 38 118
2016 53 93
2017 46 148
2018 40 38
2019 23 48
2020 34 190
2021 42 77

Art & Design

Murdoch University ranked 25th for Art & Design in Australia and 535th in the World with 516 publications made and 8,968 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, Aesthetics, Game Design and Development, Literature.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#25 of 39 In Australia
#31 of 48 In Oceania
#535 of 2,699 In the World

Murdoch University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 3
1992 2 0
1993 1 0
1994 11 16
1995 3 0
1996 6 1
1997 5 5
1998 3 1
1999 10 1
2000 14 21
2001 10 4
2002 11 55
2003 7 2
2004 6 8
2005 12 21
2006 11 31
2007 17 101
2008 25 22
2009 21 6
2010 17 59
2011 24 85
2012 31 21
2013 30 22
2014 23 85
2015 34 51
2016 27 16
2017 48 52
2018 18 15
2019 19 13
2020 23 17
2021 20 10
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Interior Design 3 4 69
Landscape Architecture 7 8 71
Cinematography 19 23 210
Game Design and Development 18 21 306
Fashion Design 23 29 336
Multimedia 19 24 360
Performing arts 22 27 367
Aesthetics 27 34 368
Literature 20 25 371
Entertainment Industry Business 25 30 379
Graphic Design 20 24 394
Creative Writing 31 38 411
Art History 24 30 547
Music 27 33 676
UX/UI Desgin 24 31 761
Photography 31 38 1049

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Murdoch University

Speciality Australia Oceania World Rank
Math Teachers 28 34 374
Atomic and Molecular physics 18 22 664
Statistics 27 34 704
Mathematics 32 39 889
Physics 28 34 1580