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Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Marketing (Double Major) (Full time)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: Murdoch University

Course Introduction

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)

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Marketing (Double Major) from Murdoch University.
The degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in Murdoch University Australia.

Area of Studies

Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.

CORE UNITS
 

JOU245 Media Law and Ethnics
JOU217 Online and Mobile Journalism
CMS203* Audiences, users and participants
JOU322 Digital Newsroom
JOU340 Journalism and Society
JOU367 Video Journalism
BUS296 Services Marketing
BUS210 Marketing Research and Analysis
BUS299 Consumer Behaviour
BUS350 Stratergic Marketing
BUS343 International Marketing
BUS302 Integrated Marketing Communications
IDD129 Introduction to Digital Media Skills

*Units common to both majors need to be taken only once. Students may be required to complete two general electives.
Students are required to complete the following common units:
 
BAR200 Developing Research Skills and Methods
BAR300 Advanced Research in the Arts
BRD209 Creativity and Innovation
BRD251 Wellbeing


 

Entry Requirements

Students with Murdoch University-recognised Kaplan Diplomas, Private Diplomas or Polytechnic Diplomas will be given 12 exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. They can complete the programme in 16 months instead of 28 months.
The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Marketing (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:
• S$19,003.20 (Single Major*) payable in 4 instalments
• S$26,921,20 (Double Major) payable in 4 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:
• Application fee: S$181.90
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 programme 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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