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Bachelor of Business in Business Law and Tourism and Events (Double Major)

Provided by: Kaplan Higher Education Academy
Awarded by: Murdoch University

Course Introduction

If you love the idea of working overseas or within the local tourism sphere, a Degree in Tourism and Events could take you almost anywhere in the world.

This unique major gives you the opportunity to study Tourism with a focus on sustainability. You will explore policy issues relating to tourism and events, and the planning and management of sustainably coordinated events and festivals.

Graduates of this Degree will enter the workforce with knowledge of the wider tourism system, policy issues relating to tourism and events, and a better understanding of the nature of socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of Tourism and Events.
Students have the option to enrol in either Single or Double Majors.

Students with Murdoch University recognised Polytechnic Diplomas, Kaplan Diplomas or private Diplomas may be given up to 8 units of exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. They can complete the programme in 16 months instead of 28 months.

Polytechnic Diploma holders may opt for the Single Major Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events programme which consists of 12 units.
 

Curriculum Overview

Core Units
Tourism and Events
Travel and Tourism in Society
Tourism and Events Project
Sustainable Tourism
Public Policy Analysis
Destination Management
Events, Policy and Evaluation
Festivals and Events

Business Law
Finance Law
Marketing and Advertising Law
Workplace Law
Company Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Taxation

Students are required to complete the following common units:
  • Developing Research Skills and Methods
  • Advanced Research in the Arts
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Wellbeing
Polytechnic holders may opt for the single major Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events programme which consists of 12 units.
 

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
Students with Murdoch University recognised Polytechnic Diplomas, Kaplan Diplomas or private Diplomas will gain entry to Year 2 of the programme.

The Bachelor’s Degree accepts a wide range of qualifications.
These include:
  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Kaplan Diploma
  • Private Diploma, Advanced Diploma, ACCA or other equivalent qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Arts programme may be required to undertake additional units in order to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with Murdoch University.

English Requirement
  • Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English can be considered.
     
Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University’s English language requirement. Click here for more information.
 

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.
For Singaporean/PR
  • Programme Fee:
    • S$19,966.20 (Single Major*) payable in 4 instalments
    • S$27,594.23 (Double Major) payable in 5 instalments
  • Receive S$400 referral fee when you recommend your friend to enrol in the Degree programme. T&Cs apply.
*Single major refers to Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events or Bachelor of Business in Business Law.

Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs
  • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
  • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
     
Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years
Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. T&C apply, subject to bank’s approval.

Non-Tuition Fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
For Singaporean/PR
  • 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 30 April 2020. 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, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education & Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.

Assessment Method
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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