Graduate Diploma in Taxation Law

Course 187AA (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Year and Campus: 2011 - Parkville
CRICOS Code: 031951G
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 50 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.

Coordinator

Associate Professor Ann O'Connell and Associate Professor Miranda Stewart

Contact

For more information, contact the Melbourne Law Masters office.

Email law-masters@unimelb.edu.au or phone +61 3 8344 6190.

Alternatively, visit our website:

www.masters.law.unimelb.edu.au

Course Overview:

Melbourne Law School's graduate tax program provides a valuable enhancement to the careers of lawyers, accountants and other tax professionals working as tax advisers, in business or in government agencies. Our extensive subject selection allows students to gain an advanced understanding of tax law and policy across core and specialist tax areas.

All subjects are taught by leading Australian and international tax experts and emphasise international trends and current developments in tax practice. Practical case studies allow detailed analysis of Australia's tax law to give students in-depth knowledge and a real advantage in this competitive professional area.

Objectives:

The graduate programs in tax focus on:

  • Complex technical issues of tax law, using practical case studies and discussion problems
  • Current developments in tax practice and influential international trends
  • The constantly changing knowledge base in taxation Identification and resolution of taxation law problems at an advanced level
  • The theoretical framework for taxation
  • The policies embodied in Australia‚Äôs tax legislation, as well as the technical detail of the tax rules
  • Skills, including problem solving, analysing and evaluating outcomes, and the articulation of knowledge and understanding in oral and written presentations.
Course Structure & Available Subjects:

Students must complete four subjects from the prescribed lists.

Entry Requirements: Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this course.
Core Participation Requirements: Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this course.
Graduate Attributes: Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this course.
Links to further information: http://www.masters.law.unimelb.edu.au/course/187

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