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Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Economics (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)

Graduation and Degree
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Economics (Double Major) from Murdoch University. The degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in Australia.

Curriculum Overview

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

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • accredited by CPA Australia
  • accredited by Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
  • accredited by Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
  • accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
    (Exemption from ACCA fundamental papers, F1 - F9)
CORE 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

Economics
BUS292  Econometrics
BUS291  Microeconomics A
BUS318  Microeconomics B
BUS289  Macroeconomics A
BUS327  Macroeconomics B
BUS309  International Trade and Development

Students are required to complete the following common 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 course in 20 months instead of 28 months.

The Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Economics (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
Additional Entry Requirements:
  • Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Business programme may be required to undertake bridging units in order 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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