Graduate Certificate in Taxation

Qualification: Graduate Certificate
Study mode: Online
Duration: 4 units
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Awarded by: Curtin University

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About this course

This Graduate Certificate in Taxation program offered through Open Universities Australia is designed for those seeking specialised, up-to-date and practical knowledge and training in current taxation practices and legislation.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this program:

  • Have a Bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification in business, commerce or a related field from a recognise tertiary institution.

AND

  • A high level of proficiency in English, both written and spoken.

Study periods

Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying.

If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks.

Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.

Areas of study

In this graduate taxation program, you will study:

One required unit:

  • Taxation

And your choice of three out of eight elective units:

  • Taxation (GST and indirect taxes)
  • Taxation (international)
  • Taxation (trusts)
  • Taxation (advanced)
  • Taxation (current topics)
  • Taxation (capital gains)
  • Superannuation and retirement planning
  • Taxation (Australian international)

Credit

Credit may be given to students who have successfully completed recognised professional body examinations, including the CA Program offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and the CPA Program offered by CPA Australia. Normally four units of credit are available for students who have completed either the CA Program or the CPA Program.

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How will this course advance my career?

This graduate certificate will help boost the career prospects of both commerce graduates and those wishing to further their existing career in taxation.

It is the perfect launchpad for practising tax specialists, financial planners and graduates looking to gain extra skills, qualifications and professional development.

Upon completion of this graduate certificate program, you may be able to continue study and progress to a Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Taxation), or a Master of Taxation.

How else will I benefit from this graduate certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Taxation from Curtin University, as if you had studied on campus.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support available through FEE-HELP.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Taxation satisfy the educational requirements for Associate Membership of the Taxation Institute of Australia.

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Finance Options

FEE-HELP is available.

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For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

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