• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months


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 

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Applications are accepted throughout the year.
                • Programme intensity

                  You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                  • Full-time duration 6 months
                  • Intensity Flexible
                • Credits
                  24 alternative credits
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus
                • More information Go to the programme website

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:


                  The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                  The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                  The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                Academic 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.
                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                Living costs for Perth

                • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
                  Living Costs

                The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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