12 months
30000 AUD/year
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In this Taxation course from Curtin University, you’ll analyse taxation principles in depth, and gain specialised knowledge in Australian and international taxation, superannuation and retirement planning.  

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You’ll develop a solid understanding of capital gains tax, trusts, Goods and Services Tax and indirect taxes, estate planning, advanced taxation, international tax and other contemporary taxation topics.

You’ll benefit from the course’s strong industry links as you learn from tax professionals, practical assignments and case studies, and gain exposure to industry networking opportunities. 

Curtin’s on-campus tax clinic offers you unique hands-on and practical work experience providing tax advice to the public and businesses.

You’ll also get to participate in field trips and national and international study tours.

The Taxation course from Curtin University  comprises two levels. You can choose to exit the degree early with a Graduate Certificate in Taxation Practice after completing four units (100 credits).

Why study 

  • Our highly interactive and practical teaching methods create a dynamic classroom environment, allowing you to consider new perspectives and create unique networking opportunities.
  • You'll gain up-to-date knowledge of current taxation practices as well as develop specialised skills.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to work with experts and the community at the Curtin Tax Clinic and gain valuable work experience. 
  • You’ll attend guest lectures and events with leading tax professionals and tax organisations such as the Australian Taxation Office, Inspector General of Taxation and Administrative Appeals Tribunal.  
  • You can opt to enrol in the Domestic or International Tax Study Tours which look at the Australian taxation administration system and international tax in several countries. 
  • Studying the Master of Taxation may assist in meeting the educational entry requirements for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Taxation of Capital Gains
  • Taxation of Trusts
  • Taxation Research in Current Topics
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Advanced Taxation Research 
  • GST and Indirect Taxation
  • Applied International Taxation
  • Advanced Estate Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 102741C 

  • Applicants require a recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent) in the field of taxation or a related discipline, or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in the field of taxation or a related discipline. In addition, applicants must meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.
  • Applicants without a related (cognate) Bachelor's degree will need to complete the Graduate Certificate in Taxation Practice to proceed to be considered for the Master of Taxation degree program.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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