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Taxation Law

The University of Western Australia

Postgraduate Diploma
6 months
17850 AUD/full
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Build your career as a tax law specialist by taking this Graduate Diploma in Taxation Law at The University of Western Australia.

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Tax law impacts the outcomes of all business and work activities. Distinguish yourself with specialist knowledge in this globally critical field.

This Graduate Diploma in Taxation Law at The University of Western Australia is designed to give tax professionals the expertise necessary to specialise in the complex and varied field of taxation law.

You will have the option of specialising in either domestic or international tax law and will develop an advanced understanding of the technicalities of tax law in a range of specialist areas. 

Subjects covered include international tax, resource tax, advanced capital gains and corporate tax, taxation of trusts, and transfer pricing. The program is delivered by internationally recognised and award-winning taxation experts from academia and the profession.


This course equips the practising tax professional with the skills necessary to become an expert in taxation law. Experts in the field are in demand across a range of industries and fields both in Australia and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Capital Gains Tax
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Taxation of Trusts
  • Advanced Australian Corporate Taxation
  • Advanced Australian International Taxation
  • Goods and Services Taxation
  • Resource Taxation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Applications are accepted throughout the year.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA, in a cognate area, which includes an element in Taxation Law; 


  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA, in a cognate area; 
  •  at least six months of relevant professional experience; 


  • a level and duration of education, as well as at least two years of professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
CRICOS: 088238F

Tuition Fee

  • National

    17850 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17850 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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