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Murdoch University

Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and International Business (Double Major)

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Murdoch University

Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and International Business (Double Major)

Commencement Date : May 2018 | Expand All

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

Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) (Membership)


Tourism and Events
TOU102 Travel and Tourism in Society
TOU322 Tourism and Events Project
TOU221 Sustainable Tourism
POL246 Public Policy Analysis
TOU323 Destination Management
TOU324 Events, Policy and Evaluation
TOU232 Festivals and Events

International Business
BUS343 International Marketing
BUS293 Organisational Theory and Behaviour
BUS344 International Management
BUS284 Comparative Corporate Governance and International Operations
BUS298 International Political Economy
BUS341 Business Negotiations: An International Perspective

Students are required to complete the following common units:
BAR200 Developing Research Skills and Methods
BAR300 Advanced Research in the Arts
BRD209 Creativity and Innovation
BRD251 Wellbeing

Polytechnic holders may opt for the single major Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events programme which consists of 12 units.

Students with Polytechnic Diplomas will gain entry to Year 2 of the programme, and they can complete the programme in 16 months instead of 28 months.

The Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and International Business (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 programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with Murdoch University.

English requirement

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification of higher, where the language of instruction was English can be considered.

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.

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

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, 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$26,193.60 (Double Major) payable in 5 instalments
  • Receive S$300 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our Degree programme. T&Cs apply.

*Single major refers to Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events or Bachelor of Business in International Business.

Education Loan

Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements. Please click here for more information.

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:

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 12 July 2017. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers