Advanced International Taxation Research

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Curtin University
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About this unit

The Advanced International Taxation Research unit, offered by Open Universities Australia in association with Curtin University, will develop students’ ability to examine, explain and interpret advanced issues related to tax.

The unit builds on students’ understanding of Australia’s domestic tax rules, to explore foreign international taxation systems. By exploring issues related to tax from a global perspective, students will develop an advanced understanding of tax within the international business environment.

Students who complete this unit can also expect to develop specific taxation-related written, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Must have completed the Fundamentals of Australian Tax Law unit

AND

  • Be accepted into the Master of Taxation course with Curtin University

Areas of study

A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this unit will be provided in your study materials.

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Taxation, Curtin University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

The Advanced International Tax Research unit, will advance your career by providing a solid grounding in international taxation laws and systems. By exploring a range of issues related to the field of tax, students will develop an ability to compare and contrast issues related to tax against different global socio-economic contexts. This is particularly beneficial to students seeking international careers, and also for those seeking careers in Australia with multinational firms.

Since businesses are increasingly globalised, and many large firms now have a portion of their operations overseas, knowledge of international tax rules will prove invaluable to you career. Beyond knowledge of global tax systems, the Advanced International Tax Research unit will also provide students with invaluable skills for the workplace, including an ability to adopt an analytical approach and apply critical thinking skills to solve problems. The unit will also develop writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

In an increasingly digitalised work environment, these skills will advance students’ careers greatly. Furthermore, diligent independent research, and the ability to apply broad and thorough research techniques, will prove useful for a broad range of careers in both academia and corporate sectors.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Advanced International Tax Research from Curtin University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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