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Chapman University

12 months
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1920 USD/credit 57600 USD/year
1920 USD/credit 57600 USD/year
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About

The Chapman University Fowler School of Law offers an LL.M degree in Taxation with comprehensive course work that exposes students to a wide variety of specialized tax and estate planning courses.

Overview

Key facts

Tax law covers income tax, federal tax procedure, corporate tax, ethics, as well as a variety of electives.  In addition to the traditional personal and business related tax law courses, Chapman has made a particular effort to include an extensive array of advanced estate planning and advanced business and personal tax planning courses.  

Faculty

The full-time professors in the Taxation law program at Chapman University include casebook authors and leaders in committees of the tax section of the American Bar Association as well as respected adjunct professors who bring a real-world dynamic to the classroom.

Clinics and Real World Experience

Chapman is the only law school in the nation with both trial and appellate tax clinics where students handle actual cases while in school. Additionally, an estate planning clinic and externship opportunities with the State Board of Equalization, the IRS Office of Chief Counsel and the Department of Justice Tax Division are available.

Learning Outcomes

The law school faculty have identified the following learning outcomes as critical to a law degree and to developing the skills needed to become a proficient attorney.

  • Understanding American Law – LL.M. students with foreign law degrees will demonstrate an understanding of the legal system of the United States by applying (1) the common law and case method, (2) basic principles of legal procedure, and (3) specific content areas relevant to their area of emphasis to propose, assess, justify, and/or recommend resolutions to simulated and real-world legal issues.
  • Emphasis-Appropriate Content and Analysis – LL.M. students should demonstrate subject matter knowledge and information appropriate to their area of emphasis and their personal and program goals. Students should apply legal rules and information appropriate to their area of emphasis to formulate clear and effective legal analysis and to prepare and recommend solutions to legal problems.
  • Emphasis-Appropriate Skills – LL.M. students should develop essential skills appropriate to their area of emphasis and their personal and program goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate tax 
  • Ethics in tax practice
  • Federal tax procedure
  • Federal tax research 
  • Income taxation for ll.M. Students 
  • Partnership tax 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1920 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    57600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1920 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

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