Undergraduate | CUR-BLW43 | 2023
Domestic Study Tour
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 13 weeks
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply business theory to different national contexts
- research the contextual background of the study tour country / countries
- evaluate relevant business practices in the context of the study tour location
- describe the impact of culture on business practices in the context of the study tour location
- To understand the role of the Australian Taxation Office
- To understand the role of the courts within the Australian Taxation system
- To understand the role of the Australian Parliament in relation to the introduction of legislation
- To understand the origins and powers granted to the government in relation to taxation
- To understand the role of professionals who assist tax payers when dealing with the ATO including legal practitioners
This is a national study tour and allows students to follow the taxation cycle within the Australia taxation system. Over a 10 day period students will visit Canberra and Sydney and will visit a number of organisations including government agencies such as the ATO, Treasury, Tax Practitioners Board, as well as various professional organisations. The aim of the study tour is that students will immerse themselves in learning to understand and appreciate the roles of everyone involved in the smooth running of the Australian Taxation System. As well the study tour will allow students to research the background of business practices study tour location; eg., cultural, religious, economic, political, historical and geographical.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
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- Presentation (30%)
- Assignment (50%)
- Pre-departure Report (20%)
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No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees
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