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Taxation Studies

University of Auckland

12 months
Duration
34729 USD/year
7461 USD/year
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About

This Master of Taxation Studies from University of Auckland is designed for both law and commerce graduates who intend to make tax advocacy or tax consulting their career. 

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Overview

The Master of Taxation Studies from University of Auckland  is an opportunity for graduates to develop, and for practitioners to update and hone, their knowledge of tax law. Courses are scheduled to take into account work commitments and 15-point courses are all taught intensively over three consecutive days.

The focus of the MTaxS programme is on tax law, with the technical issues explained by academics and practitioners in the field. The courses cover predominantly legislation and case law applicable to taxation, but also draw from disciplines such as economics and accounting.

Career 

Inclusion of a major in Taxation as a specialist subject in your degree offers a range of professional possibilities. Tax as a career is less subject to the normal business cycles, and demand for tax professionals is always strong.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Academic
  • Barrister and solicitor
  • Inland Revenue official
  • Tax Accountant
  • Tax practitioner in private practice, commerce or industry

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Students can study full-time or part-time to allow flexibility for those with other professional or personal commitments. 
  • The 120-point taught masters can be completed within two consecutive semesters (one year full-time) or up to eight consecutive semesters (four years part-time).
  • The 120-point research masters can be completed within two consecutive semesters (one year full-time) or up to four consecutive semesters (two years part-time).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

120 or 180

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

120 points  

  • one year of postgraduate study in business, following an undergraduate degree at a recognised university
  • a four-year undergraduate law degree at a recognised university 
  • you will need to possess an appropriate background in taxation. For example if you hold an undergraduate business degree and have appropriate experience in tax or accounting practice you may be considered for entry

180 points  

  • An undergraduate degree in commerce or law at a recognised university
  • You will need to possess an appropriate background in taxation. For example if you hold an undergraduate business degree and have appropriate experience in tax or accounting practice you may be considered for entry

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34729 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34729 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7461 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7461 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$10,420.80 – $18,820.80
  • International: NZ$48,382

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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