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Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Human Resource Management (Double Major) (Full time)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: Murdoch University

Course Introduction

Reasons to choose Murdoch University
As one of Australia’s leading universities, Murdoch University is a progressive, dynamic and modern institution with an international reputation for quality teaching excellence, research and student satisfaction.

Rankings

• Ranked in the World’s Top 100 Universities under 50 years old
(Times Higher Education Young University 2017 – Top 200 global universities under 50 years old)
• Ranked in the Top 100 Best Universities in the Asia-Pacific region
(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017)
• Ranked in the World’s Top 100 Most International Universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016 – Top 200 Most International Universities)

More reasons to choose Murdoch University
• The Dean from Murdoch University is based in Singapore to oversee the academic aspects of the programmes and to ensure a high standard of academic delivery here. This is an exclusive arrangement by Murdoch University.
• Flexibility to plan your own timetable to suit your busy schedule.
• One of the few universities awarding a full degree transcript, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.
• The degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in Murdoch University Australia.
• Murdoch University is in the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) accepted institutions list. (Applicable only to foreign student applying for work pass)
• Murdoch University is listed as one of the approved universities (Law Degree) eligible for admission to the Singapore Bar by Singapore Ministry of Law. (Applicable only to on-campus students)
• Murdoch University is recognised by the Australian government. Candidates with a degree from a University accredited by the home government of the country may be considered for appointment into the Singapore Public Service.
• Member of The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).

Professional Accreditations, Recognition & Memberships

Accounting
Professional Accreditations

• Accredited by ACCA. Exemptions for F1-F9 papers.
• Accredited by CPA Australia. Direct entry into CPA programmes.
• Accredited by Chartered Accountants of Australian and New Zealand (CAANZ)

Professional Recognition
• Recognised by Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
Professional Membership
• An associate member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)

Finance
Professional Membership
• An associate member of Finance Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)

Economics
Professional Membership
• A member of The Economics Society of Australia (ESA)

Hospitality and Tourism Management
Professional Membership

• A member of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE)

Tourism and Events
Professional Membership

A member of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE)

Marketing
Professional Membership

• A member of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

Psychology
Professional Accreditation

• Accredited by Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

Professional Recognition
•  Recognised by Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Business Information Systems
Professional Accreditation
• Accredited by Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Computer Science
Professional Accreditation
• Accredited by Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Cyber Forensics and Information Security
Professional Accreditation

• Accredited by Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Curriculum Overview

Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.
PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATIONS, RECOGNITIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Accredited by CPA Australia. Direct entry into CPA programmes
Accredited by Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
Recognise by Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
Accredited by ACCA. Exemption for F1 - F9 papers.
An associate member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)

CORE UNITS (Year 2 and 3 units)
Accounting

BUS285 Technology and Accounting Processes
BUS286 Corporate Finance
BUS287 Management Accounting
BUS356 Contemporary Financial Accounting
BUS304 Accounting Theory and Accountability
BSL305 Company Law
BUS306 Auditing
BUS303 Taxation

Human Resource Management
BUS 297 Principles of Human Resources Management
BUS 293 Organisational Theory and Behaviour
BSL 202 Workplace Law
BUS 351 Employment Relations in Asia
BUS 301 Human Resource Economics
BUS 340 Advanced Human Resource Perspectives
In addition, students have to complete the following common Year 2 and 3 units:
BBS200 Understanding Business Research: An Introductory Approach
BBS300 Empirical Research Methods for Business or BBS301 Applying Mixed Methods Research to Business
BRD209 Creativity and Innovation
BRD251 Wellbeing
Polytechnic holders may opt for the single major Bachelor of Business in Accounting programme which consists of 12 units.

Entry Requirements

Students with Murdoch University-recognised Kaplan Diplomas, Private Diplomas or Polytechnic Diplomas will be given 6 exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. They can complete the programme in 20months instead of 28 months.

The Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Human Resource Management (Double Major) accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing:

These include:

• Polytechnic Diploma
• Advanced Diploma
• Kaplan Diploma
• Private Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
• ACCA

Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Business programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with Murdoch University.
Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification of higher, where the language of instruction was English.

English requirement for International students:

• Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University English language requirement. Please refer to http://www.murdoch.edu.au/_document/International-students/Murdoch_English_Entry_Requirements_Undergraduate.pdf

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees
The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

Programme fee:
o S$19,003.20 (Single Major*) payable in 4 instalments
o S$28,504.80  (Double Major) payable in 5 instalments
Receive SGD 400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree programme. T&Cs apply.

Education Loan
Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements.
Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 - 24 months)

Non-tuition Fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
*Note: All fees are subject to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 22 September 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme.
Students have the flexibility to plan their study schedule based on their own study load. Classes are conducted from Mondays to Fridays, 5 times a week.
Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours. The Dean from Murdoch University is based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.

Assessment Methods
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
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