Bachelor of Business in Finance and Cyber Security & Forensics (Double Major)

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by Murdoch University

Course introduction


A Finance Degree could lead you to a prestigious position with a competitive salary package – but that is not your only option. In alignment with your life goals, you could find fulfilment in non-profit organisations, government agencies or start-ups as well.
By learning how to explore business opportunities, analyse problems and find solutions, you will learn how to make informed decisions and shape business interactions in a creative, confident and ethical way.
In addition, Murdoch University’s Degree programme will provide you with a better understanding of capital investment, cost of capital, sources of funds, dividend policy, working capital management, efficient capital markets, portfolio management, the use of options, futures, forward exchange contracts and more.
By equipping yourself with a Finance Degree, you will be well-prepared to make your mark on the business landscape.
Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

CORE UNITS (Year 2 and 3 units)

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

Cyber Security & Forensics
ICT285 Databases
ICT284 Systems Analysis and Design
ICT287 Computer Security
ICT378 Cyber Forensics and Information Technology
ICT379 Security Architectures and System Administration
ICT380 Information Security Policy and Governance
ICT302 IT Professional Practice Project
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

Entry Requirements

Students with Murdoch University-recognised Kaplan Diplomas or relevant Private Diplomas or Polytechnic Diplomas will be given up to 8-module exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. As students can gain entry direct to Year 2 of the programme, they can complete the programme in 16 months instead of 28 months.
The Bachelor of Business programme accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing:

  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Kaplan Diploma
  • Private Diploma, Advanced Diploma or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
  • In all cases, the final admission decision to the programme rests with the University
Applicants admitted to the programme maybe required to undertake bridging units in order to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.
English requirement:
  • Successful completion of an approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English can be considered.
  • International students are required to meet Murdoch University English language requirement. Please refer to

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$25,971.04 (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 Finance or Bachelor of Business in Business Information Systems.
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 11 October 2018. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.