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Double Majors.
Double the Advantage.

Over 250 Bachelor’s Degrees to choose from. The Degree programmes combine cutting-edge theory with real-world skills so you can graduate career-ready.

6 Key Reasons Why a Double Major Degree Benefits You

According to "Measuring Undergraduates' Innovation Capacities", published by Research in Higher Education in 2018, students who double majored scored 17.4% more on the innovation scale than the average student, attributed to the fact that your understanding and knowledge are enhanced with two complementary fields.

Choosing a Double Major expands your prospects with multiple career paths, giving you more options and improving employability.

Source: Why Double Majors might beat you out of a job


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Mastery in 2 different fields is no small feat, requiring substantial dedication of your time and effort.

Though you may have to sacrifice leisure time to get the school work done, research has shown that a Double Major Degree holder earns more on average than their peers over time, allowing your hard work to pay greater dividends.

A Diploma holder at age 25 who defers his or her Degree for 3 years might miss out on S$49,393 (over the next 3 years).

A Diploma holder at age 30 who defers his or her Degree for 10 years might miss out on S$264,720 (over the next 10 years).

Source: Comprehensive Labour Force Survey, Manpower Research & Statistics Department, Ministry of Manpower 2018


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Taking a Double Major offers you the combined skills and knowledge from 2 disciplines, allowing you to complement your skill sets, yield unique insights and experiences, and enhance your career prospects.

For instance, a Double Major in Psychology and Human Resources Management equips you with the capabilities and know-how in people management from an organisational perspective, supplemented by Psychology in its understanding of human behaviour.


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Prospective employers will take notice of candidates who have attained Double Major Degrees, as such candidates appear to be self-disciplined, adaptable and resilient.

Marlene McCauley, Associate Academic Dean at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, espoused the virtues of students who took Double Majors by stating that, “With Double Majors, students are saying that they are interested in viewing the world through more than one set of lens.”

Source: Double Majors Do Double Duty, dated 4 March 2019


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The study of two disciplines will give you a broader perspectives with the benefit of exposure to complementary subject matters and diverse groups of people. This can help you to build your communication skills and knowledge, and develop an open mind, key skills sought by most employers in the workforce.

In addition, achieving a Double Major Degree demonstrates to employers that you have tenacity and are better equipped to handle the job, granting you a competitive edge.

Murdoch University offers a timely Double Major Degree programme that can be completed in 16 months instead of 28 months, subject to University approval.


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Murdoch University Degree programmes offer a mixture of theory and practical work focusing on real-world applicability, providing opportunities to complete real-world projects for industry partners in your field.

The Murdoch Difference

Professor Peter Waring, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education & Dean, and Dr Paola Magni, Deputy Dean, are both from Murdoch University and based in Singapore to oversee the academic aspects of the programmes and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here. This is an exclusive arrangement by Murdoch University.


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The collective expertise of Murdoch University Singapore Office’s teaching staff, which comprises both industry experts and academics with PhD qualifications, allows students to gain practical learning and critical thinking skills.


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Technology-Integrated Learning

Technology-integrated learning 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 videos or quizzes. It 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 the added flexibility and control over the time, place, path and pace of learning.

Studiosity — an on-demand, study-support service

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Students will be given additional academic support via access to Studiosity, an on-demand, study-support service. Trained network subject specialists are available to offer you help.

Student Support

Classes will be held regularly, with full academic support provided throughout your programme.

Our smaller classes (with a maximum of 50 students) ensure a supportive learning environment, with more personal attention given to each student.


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Accounting

Professional Accreditation
  • Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Receive exemptions for up to 9 exams (3 Applied Knowledge and 6 Applied Skills exams).
  • Accredited by the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Australia. Direct entry into CPA programmes.
Professional Recognition
  • Recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) for Professional Membership
Professional Membership
  • Associate Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)4

Business Information Systems

Computer Science

Cyber Security and Forensics

Game Software Design and Production

Mobile and Web Application Development

Student Membership
  • Student Membership with the Centre of Strategic Cyberspace and International Studies (CSCIS)

Finance

Professional Membership
  • Associate Member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)5

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Tourism and Events

Professional Membership
  • Member of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE)

Marketing

Professional Membership
  • Member of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)6

Psychology

Professional Accreditation
  • Accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)
Professional Recognition
  • Recognised by the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Student Membership
  • Student Membership with the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS)

Strategic Communication

Student Membership
  • Student Membership with the Institute of Public Relations Singapore (IPRS)

  1. Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020
  2. Subject to meeting university entry requirements.
  3. Instead of 28–36 months, subject to university approval.
  4. Associate membership is available to applicants who have completed an Accounting Degree or an equivalent Accounting qualification.
  5. Associate membership is available to anyone holding a degree, or equivalent, with three years of work experience within the financial services industry.
  6. Professional membership is available to holders of recognised tertiary (or degree) qualifications in marketing who have started an active career in marketing, or those with significant practical marketing experience.

The aforementioned accreditations, memberships and recognitions are awarded to Murdoch University, and are indicative of its standing with academics and professionals.


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