Murdoch University
  • Why Murdoch
  • Murdoch Edge
  • University Ranking, Accreditation, Recognition and Memberships
  1. Flexibility to plan your study schedule and study at your own pace.
  2. One of the few universities awarding a full degree transcript, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.
  3. The Degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in Murdoch University, Australia.
  4. Member of The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).
  5. Murdoch University is recognised by the Australian government3.
  6. Murdoch University is in the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) acceptable institutions list1. (Applicable only to foreign student applying for training employment pass. Please click here for more details.)
  7. The Pro-Vice Chancellor from Murdoch University is based in Singapore to oversee the academic aspects of the programmes and to ensure a high standard of academic delivery here. This is an exclusive arrangement by Murdoch University.
  8. Murdoch University is listed as one of the approved universities (Law Degree) for individual seeking to be admitted to the Singapore Bar by Singapore Ministry of Law2. (Applicable only to on-campus students)
  9. Murdoch University adopts Technology-integrated learning. It refers to a study experience in which students achieve a given set of learning outcomes by interacting in more than one medium. This approach involves the meaningful and balanced use of digital media such as recorded lectures, podcasts, text or graphics with other elements such as a video or quiz, and may even encompass active learning methods such as student-generated blogs, where appropriate. With technology-integrated learning, students will not only reap the benefits of face-to-face guidance and collaboration but also – in carrying out some of their learning online – benefit from added flexibility and control over the time, place, path and pace of learning.
  10. Students will be given additional academic support via the access to Studiosity which is an on-demand, study-support service that is available for all Murdoch University students. Trained network subject specialists are available to help you. Click here for more details.
  11. You can finance your programme fees through education loans* with very affordable monthly instalment payment.

1. Source: http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permits/training-employment-pass/list-of-acceptable-institutions 2. Source: https://www.mlaw.gov.sg/content/minlaw/en/practising-as-a-lawyer/approved-universities.html 3. Source: http://cricos.education.gov.au/Institution/InstitutionDetails.aspx?ProviderCode=00125J  *Terms and conditions apply. Subject to bank’s approval.

Murdoch Edge @ Kaplan offers Murdoch University students and graduates in Singapore a range of unique services to improve their employability and entrepreneurship skills. You will have access to industry events, seminars, entrepreneurship training, business leaders and mentors to forge new networks and job opportunities that will give you the competitive edge. These services aim to develop and match your capability with labour market opportunities, so that you will be better equipped to be career-ready and create new ideas that can turn into real-world solutions.

Murdoch Edge @ Kaplan is located at Kaplan City Campus @ Wilkie Edge, Level 2.

Source: http://wwwcscse.edu.cn/publish/portal0/tab82/info15094;htm; Degrees awarded through Kaplan Higher Education Academy from July 2011 and Kaplan Higher Education Institute from March 2016

Professional Accreditations and Recognition:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)
  • Australian Psychology Society (APS)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
  • Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
  • Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)

Professional Memberships:

  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
  • Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE)
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)
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Testimonials
Ang Bing Quan
Ang Bing Quan
Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Forensics and Computer Science (Double Major)
"Aiming for gainful and lucrative employment, I decided to switch to an IT career, which I felt would also be a fulfilling experience. With its flexible study schedule, wide range of programmes, and the option to take any number of modules per trim..." Read More

Ang Bing Quan

Ang Bing Quan

Industry: Software Engineer / Application Consultant, NCS Pte Ltd
Programme taken: Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Forensics and Computer Science (Double Major)

Aiming for gainful and lucrative employment, I decided to switch to an IT career, which I felt would also be a fulfilling experience. With its flexible study schedule, wide range of programmes, and the option to take any number of modules per trimester, Murdoch University was the obvious choice. The flexibility alone is advantageous for part-time students like myself.

Set on acquiring an IT-related qualification, I began with a Kaplan Diploma in Information Technology as my foundation. Through its completion, I had smooth advancement to my chosen Bachelor of Science in Cyber Forensics & Information Security and Computer Science Double Major Degree.

Seeing how computer science and cyber and information security go hand in hand, I chose to study both in a Double Major programme to gain knowledge and increase my opportunities in both fields.

My efforts have paid off, and my Bachelor’s Degree education has enabled me to develop essential skills related to my work. I would recommend students take up Double Majors to increase their employability and expand their job options.

Faith Zheng Shushan
Faith Zheng Shushan
Bachelor of Business in Banking and Management (Double Major)
"Having worked in the Finance sector for 3 years, I decided to advance my education to a degree level in order to remain relevant. My drive to progress into a management role within this dynamic field influenced my choice of Majors. Therefore, I ch..." Read More

Faith Zheng Shushan

Faith Zheng Shushan

Industry: Assistant Manager, CorPa Asia Advisory Pte Ltd
Programme taken: Bachelor of Business in Banking and Management (Double Major)

Having worked in the Finance sector for 3 years, I decided to advance my education to a degree level in order to remain relevant. My drive to progress into a management role within this dynamic field influenced my choice of Majors. Therefore, I chose to study a Double Major Degree in Banking and Management with Murdoch University.

I felt that studying two Majors would provide me greater competitive advantage, and favoured Murdoch University due to its flexible study schedule. The lecturers were another plus point, encouraging out-of the-box thinking while guiding us every step of the way.

Overall, I have experienced better job performance. My improved critical thinking skills in particular, have allowed me to liase with several overseas clients effectively.

Upon completion of my studies, I was promoted from Executive Officer to Assistant Manager, and have been assigned greater responsibilities which I can easily manage as my Murdoch education has also imparted time management skills to me.

Studying with Murdoch University has made me appreciate its teaching methodology. Its Double Major programme progresses along at a manageable pace which encourages students to put in their best efforts, and offers twice the exposure and recognition of a regular programme.

Vanessa Vaune Moses
Vanessa Vaune Moses
Public Relations Manager, PR & Corporate Communications
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations (Double Major)
"Endeavouring to improve my education and hone my competitive edge, I sought a Double Major to broaden my career options within various industries and expand my horizons. I chose Murdoch University, a renowned institution that offered a Communicati..." Read More

Vanessa Vaune Moses

Public Relations Manager, PR & Corporate Communications

Vanessa Vaune Moses

Public Relations Manager, PR & Corporate Communications

Programme taken: Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations (Double Major)

Endeavouring to improve my education and hone my competitive edge, I sought a Double Major to broaden my career options within various industries and expand my horizons. I chose Murdoch University, a renowned institution that offered a Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations Double Major Degree programme.

The programme was taught by quality lecturers who were supportive and adept in their knowledge. They imparted skills directly applicable to my career in the PR industry and encouraged us every step of the way.

Of the various modules taught, I found the Campaign Management module to be most effective in my role as a Public Relations & Marketing Executive. It provides professional PR skills through practical experience, requiring us to work in teams to craft our own PR strategy and communication plans.

Thanks to the recognition of Murdoch University and my Double Major qualification, I have personally noticed that, since graduating, I was offered more employment opportunities than before and had no difficulty securing jobs. As such, I definitely recommend Murdoch University.

Muhammad Zafrie Bin Sudiyono
Muhammad Zafrie Bin Sudiyono
Civil Servant, Public Sector
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (Single Major)
"Even with a Diploma from Temasek Polytechnic, I chose not to rest on my laurels. I believe that furthering my studies would provide new knowledge in different fields and as such, decided to upgrade myself with a Degree. I eventually chose Murdo..." Read More

Muhammad Zafrie Bin Sudiyono

Civil Servant, Public Sector

Muhammad Zafrie Bin Sudiyono

Civil Servant, Public Sector

Programme taken: Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (Single Major)

Even with a Diploma from Temasek Polytechnic, I chose not to rest on my laurels. I believe that furthering my studies would provide new knowledge in different fields and as such, decided to upgrade myself with a Degree.

I eventually chose Murdoch University as it was recommended by my colleagues. As their Degrees were recognised by my organisation, the Degree would grant me an advantage and opportunities for advancements in my workplace.

I really like the University’s teaching methods, especially the smaller classes which allowed a more focused education with the lecturers, allowing them to familiarise themselves and communicate better with the students.

Murdoch’s flexible study allows me to attend classes after work. Overall, I am satisfied with my choice as the Degree programme has helped me build confidence in developing and presenting my ideas, and I definitely recommend enrolling with Murdoch University to upgrade yourself.

Wana Htwe Thant
Wana Htwe Thant
Patient Relation Officer, Sengkang General Hospital
Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Criminology (Double Major) - NEW!
"Being a go-getter in life, I was determined to stay relevant and improve my skills and career prospects by pursuing my passion in Human Resource Management and Criminology. However, these ambitions would often be postponed to focus on other life c..." Read More

Wana Htwe Thant

Patient Relation Officer, Sengkang General Hospital

Wana Htwe Thant

Patient Relation Officer, Sengkang General Hospital

Programme taken: Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Criminology (Double Major) – NEW!

Being a go-getter in life, I was determined to stay relevant and improve my skills and career prospects by pursuing my passion in Human Resource Management and Criminology. However, these ambitions would often be postponed to focus on other life commitments, and there was no institution that provided my preferred Degree.

Fortunately, I discovered the variety of programmes offered by Murdoch University, which included the Human Resource Management and Criminology Double Major Degree programme. It was the perfect opportunity to study what I was interested in and distinguish myself competitively with double specialisms.

With the flexible study plan from Murdoch University, I could work full-time and develop my career simultaneously. The experienced lecturers took a pragmatic approach to teaching with real-life examples, which enriched my understanding of the subjects and streamlined my learning.

Considering these advantages, I highly recommend Murdoch University as a renowned institution that provides quality education, offering useful skills that can lead to lucrative employment opportunities.

Chen Hui Ting
Chen Hui Ting
Creative Producer, Media Industry
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (Single Major)
"Fresh out of Ngee Ann Poly, I realised that a Degree was necessary in Singapore, and decided to progress my education to improve my employment and salary prospects. To ensure my investment would pay off, I chose to study with Murdoch University – ..." Read More

Chen Hui Ting

Creative Producer, Media Industry

Chen Hui Ting

Creative Producer, Media Industry

Programme taken: Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (Single Major)

Fresh out of Ngee Ann Poly, I realised that a Degree was necessary in Singapore, and decided to progress my education to improve my employment and salary prospects. To ensure my investment would pay off, I chose to study with Murdoch University – a well-known and accredited institution.

The Degree programme has been instrumental to my current role as a producer/writer of radio ads. I have acquired essential skills, imparted to me by qualified lecturers with industry experience who shared their knowledgeable insights and work experiences with us, to give us an in-depth view of the topic.

It also helps that Murdoch University at Kaplan was conveniently located in central Singapore, and that classes were available after working hours so that I could attend while working full-time. Overall, my learning journey has been an efficient and productive one, and I recommend Murdoch University to others.

Tiffanie Tan Ching Ching
Tiffanie Tan Ching Ching
HR Assistant Vice President, Foreign Bank
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Single Major)
"After completing my first part-time Degree in International Business with Murdoch University at Kaplan, I decided to fulfil my childhood dream by pursuing another Degree in Psychology. Working in a multi-national company was a key opportunity ..." Read More

Tiffanie Tan Ching Ching

HR Assistant Vice President, Foreign Bank

Tiffanie Tan Ching Ching

HR Assistant Vice President, Foreign Bank

Programme taken: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Single Major)

After completing my first part-time Degree in International Business with Murdoch
University at Kaplan, I decided to fulfil my childhood dream by pursuing another Degree in Psychology.

Working in a multi-national company was a key opportunity for me to apply my knowledge of global economics, geographical and cultural nuances. In a nutshell, my course has enabled me to confidently manage business relations across 12 different countries within the Asia region.

Carmen Ng
Carmen Ng
Youth Officer, Singapore Girls’ Home
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Management (Double Major)
"I graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic with a Diploma in Business Management. While my peers went overseas or to other institutions, I decided to search for something locally that would fit my needs. I chose to take up a Double Major in Psycholog..." Read More

Carmen Ng

Youth Officer, Singapore Girls’ Home

Carmen Ng

Youth Officer, Singapore Girls’ Home

Programme taken: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Management (Double Major)

I graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic with a Diploma in Business Management. While my peers went overseas or to other institutions, I decided to search for something locally that would fit my needs.

I chose to take up a Double Major in Psychology and Management because the Degree programme allows me to study people-related topics. Equipped with this field of knowledge, I could then influence the lives of youths and improve on my interactions with them.

Programmes Offered

Accounting, Banking & Finance

Bachelor of Business in Accounting (Single Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Banking (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Business Law (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Criminology (Double Major) – NEW!
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Human Resource Management (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time

Business & Management

Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management (Single Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Business Law (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Criminology (Double Major) – NEW!
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Finance (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Management (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Marketing (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time

Communication & Media

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (Single Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Journalism (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Marketing (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Public Relations (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and Web Communications (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (Single Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time

Education & Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Single Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Communication and Media Studies (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminology (Double Major) – NEW!
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Human Resource Management (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Management (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Marketing (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time

Hospitality & Tourism Management

Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events (Single Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and Business Law (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and Communication and Media Studies (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and Hospitality and Tourism Management (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and Human Resource Management (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and International Business (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time

Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems (Single Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and Banking
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and Computer Science (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and Finance
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and Management (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and Web Communication (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time

Law & Criminology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminology (Double Major) – NEW!
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Events and Business Law (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Business Law (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Criminology (Double Major) – NEW!
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Banking and Business Law (Double Major)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time
Bachelor of Business in Banking and Criminology (Double Major) – NEW!
Level: Bachelor's Degree Study Mode: Part-time Full-time