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Taxation

University of Limerick

Master
12 months
Duration
13397 EUR/year
7853 EUR/year
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About

Taxation is technical and interdisciplinary, taking in elements of law, economics, computational techniques, social sciences and critical theory. The tax profession has grown in complexity and importance over the last two decades, creating exciting and dynamic opportunities nationally and internationally for tax experts. The program is offered at University of Limerick.

Overview

This Taxation programme, offered by the Department of Accounting and Finance in the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, and developed in collaboration with the Irish Tax Institute, offers students the opportunity to be educated in tax in a holistic, integrated and sustainable manner in response to the expressed needs of the tax profession. Graduates from the programme will be entitled to exemptions from Part 1 and Part 2 of the Irish Tax Institute professional exams subject to minimum grade requirements.

Program Details

The programme offered at University of Limerick creates a distinctive opportunity for students to take their knowledge of taxation beyond the practice of compliance and planning to a deeper understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of the discipline. It also provides an opportunity for students to progress to study for the leading professional qualification, AITI Tax Consultant, and become a member of the Irish Tax Institute.

This programme aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in the knowledge and application of taxation theory, law and practice as applied to individuals and corporate entities both nationally and internationally.  Among the core aims of the programme are to equip students with the following:

  • The sustainable tax technical skill required for personal and corporate tax compliance and consulting work;
  • An understanding of the underlying theory behind the discipline, the techniques of taxation and their implications in a social context;
  • An ability to appreciate the ethical aspects of personal and corporate tax planning and the protection of the national tax base;
  • The tools necessary to research technical tax issues;
  • The research skills necessary to formulate, conduct and report on an independent piece of academic research;
  • Key personal and professional skills including decision-making, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and presentation skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personal Taxes
  • Indirect Taxes
  • Revenue Law
  • Seminar Series 
  • Research Methods in Finance 
  • Professional Development 
  • Financial Analysis & Governance
  • Capital Taxes
  • Business Taxes
  • Principles of International Tax
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Monetary Economics
  • Project Management
  • Leadership, Influence & Change
  • Weath & Portfolio Management
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
  • English language qualification if English is not your first language
  • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13397 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13397 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7853 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7853 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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