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Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance (Double Major) (Part-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 (Times Higher Education 2016 – Top 150 global universities under 50 years old)
  • 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 Finance (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 Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (CAANZ)
  • accredited by Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
  • accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (Exemption from ACCA fundamental papers, F1 - F9)
  • Recognized by Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) for Associate Membership
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

Finance
BSL201  Finance Law **
BUS286  Corporate Finance*
BUS288  Treasury Management
BUS329  Investment Analysis
BUS330  International Finance
BUS333  Derivate Securities

*Units common to both majors need to be taken only once.
**Students will take the unit Company Law instead of Finance Law for this Double Major.

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 8 exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. They can complete the course in 16 months instead of 28 months.

The Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance (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, textbooks, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

For Singaporean/PR

Programme fee:
  • S$18,489.60 (Single Major*) payable in 4 instalments
  • S$24,652.80 (Double Major) payable in 4 instalments
Receive S$400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree programme. T&Cs apply.

*Single major refers to Bachelor of Business in Accounting or Bachelor of Business in Finance.

Education Loan

Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements.

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 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 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 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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