Bachelor of Information Technology in Mobile and Web Application Development and Computer Science (Double Major)

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by Murdoch University

Course introduction


What will our future phones and devices do? How will our cars, houses and appliances connect seamlessly in day-to-day life?

In this Degree programme, you will learn the theory, design, techniques and practices required to develop software systems for the internet, cloud and mobile devices, with a focus on client-server and mobile applications.

You will also explore advanced web programming, mobile application development, software development frameworks, databases, web and mobile computing, and IT professional practice project.

In the final year of your programme, you will take part in an IT Professional Practice Project unit. This will include working in a team with other students and consulting with real clients to recommend, develop and implement new technologies to solve business problems.

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

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Mobile and Web Application Development
ICT 285 Databases
ICT 284 Systems Analysis and Design
ICT 286 Web and Mobile Computing
ICT 375 Advanced Web Programming
ICT 376 Mobile Application Development
ICT 365 Software Development Frameworks
ICT 302 IT Professional Practice Project
ICT 167 Principles of Computer Science

Computer Science
ICT283 Data Structures and Abstractions
ICT285 Databases
ICT284 Systems Analysis and Design
ICT373 Software Architectures
ICT374 Operating Systems and Systems Programming
ICT319 Intelligent Systems
ICT302 IT Professional Practice Project

*Units common to both majors need to be taken only once. Students may be required to complete two general electives. Also, students may be required to complete ICT 167 Principle of Computer Science if they are not exempted.

Students are required to complete the following common units:
BSC203 Introduction to ICT Research Methods
BSC301 Applied Research Skills in ICT
BRD209 Creativity and Innovation

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 SCIENCE IN MOBILE AND WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT AND COMPUTER SCIENCE (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
Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Science 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 or higher, where the language of instruction was English.

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.
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 Oct 2018. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.