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Introduction to Taxation

Advance your taxation career as you learn all things auditing, ATO and tax acts.

Gain specialist knowledge in areas including tax law, estate planning, business law, trusts and retirement planning. Get set for a career in the legal system, in government, in the finance sector, or as a tax practitioner in public or private practice.

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Ashleigh studied Introduction to Australian Tax Law with Curtin University, and Auditing Theory and Practice with UniSA, through Open Universities Australia

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University of Tasmania

UndergraduateTAS-BFA391

Applied Taxation

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 22 Jul 2024, 16 Sep 2024

Next enrolment closes 14 Jul

Curtin University

UndergraduateCUR-BLW32

Introduction to Australian Tax Law

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 26 Aug 2024

University of South Australia

UndergraduateUSA-ACCT3016

Taxation Law 1

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 16 Sep 2024

Griffith University

UndergraduateGRF-AFE210

Taxation Law

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 04 Nov 2024

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Online taxation degrees

University of Tasmania

UndergraduateTAS-TAX-CTF

Undergraduate Certificate in Taxation

First steps towards a career in accounting or tax practice

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Curtin University

PostgraduateCUR-TAX-MAS

Master of Taxation

For commerce graduates seeking continuing professional development

100% online

1 year full time or part time equivalent

Australian National University

Move into public finance leadership

100% online

2 years full time or part time equivalent

Curtin University

UndergraduateCUR-TAX-DEG

Bachelor of Commerce (Taxation)

For a professional career in commerce with a taxation specialisation

100% online

3 years full time or part time equivalent

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

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Taxation highlights

  • Critically appraise legislation, cases and taxation materials.
  • Communicate appropriately to a professional audience.
  • Explore the impact of international taxation industry developments.

Taxation specialisations

  • Understand the implications of tax legislation on income tax returns.
  • Analyse case studies, to explore the implications of tax law.
  • Interrogate local and international tax policy.

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