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Graduate Certificate in Taxation Practice
Bolster your career with the foundations of taxation
Expand your professional practice with this specialist taxation qualification. Get to know Australian tax, business and corporations law. Apply taxation fundamentals to problem solving for businesses and individuals. Tackle tax issues with confidence.
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At the completion of this degree students will be able to:
- utilise specialist technical tax knowledge to solve tax issues relating to individuals and business in Australia.
critically evaluate the financial and ethical implications of Australian Tax legislation, policy and practices.
gather and evaluate information necessary to taxation decision-making and procedural fairness.
disseminate accurate tax information to clients and other stakeholders, respecting confidentiality and professional ethics.
utilise computing and other technologies necessary for calculating tax liability and preparing tax documentation for individuals and businesses.
identify contemporary tax issues and practices and the potential for innovation and systems implementation.
explain how Australian tax law, administration, policy and practice is situated within the global context.
demonstrate appropriate cultural awareness in undertaking tax administration and practices with a range of stakeholders.
act with professional responsibility and expertise in undertaking taxation administration and practice in adherence to applicable codes of conduct.
Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or equivalent credit gained for recognised learning. Any specific degree entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically, applicants for this degree require an appropriate degree from a recognised tertiary institution or equivalent and/or relevant work experience.
English Proficiency Requirements
Applicants need to meet Curtin’s English Language requirement as all degrees are taught in English. If your education degrees were not solely in English, as per the International Handbook of Universities or the World Higher Education database, please attach a scanned original copy of English Proficiency Test results.
Admission requires an overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) (or equivalent test) score of at least 6.5 and competence in all test components (IELTS score of 6.0).
Please refer to the 'Minimum English Entry Requirements' document at https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language-requirements/.
Applicants for a Graduate Certificate are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at: https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language-requirements/accepted-english-proficiency-tests/.
*** Please Note: If any academic or legal document is not in English, you must provide a colour scan of the non-English documents, including a colour scan of the official English translations of these documents. This is for comparison purposes. ***
Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) is assessed on individual merit and is awarded for different types of learning, for example, studies you have previously completed or for relevant work experience.
Students must be admitted in an award degree of study before lodging their completed CRL application, along with all required supporting documentation for a formal assessment.
To apply for CRL, please visit the Curtin University website: https://study.curtin.edu.au/credit/
It is important to note accepted documentation includes scans of the original Transcripts and/or Award Certificate; front and back; in colour; and original size. For further information see the scanned documents and certification requirements and guidelines.
More information about the policies and procedures related to CRL assessment and appealing a CRL assessment outcome can be found in the Credit for Recognised Learning Policy (PDF).
This specialised foundation level degree is aimed primarily at commerce graduates who are seeking further qualifications and/or continuing professional development and who are: practitioners in public or private practice; taxation officers in the Australian Taxation Office or related departments (e.g. Treasury); corporate accountants, financial planners and advisers requiring specialist taxation qualifications; or members of the legal profession who are seeking specialist taxation qualification
Graduate Certificates prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
Recommended Study Pattern
Students are recommended to start with the core subject MT531.
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Taxation Practice students must complete 4 subjects or equivalent.
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
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