The Graduate Certificate in Taxation, UNSW Sydney, provides industry-leading knowledge and exceptional professional skills to taxation specialists and practitioners. Explore topics that are specific to your career or academic goals. The program is a pathway into the Master of Taxation if you haven’t met its entry requirements.
Graduates are able to support their clients better, having gained a current and comprehensive understanding of complex Australian tax legislation, policy and practice.
Why choose this graduate certificate?
The Graduate Certificate in Taxation has a flexible delivery - courses are offered online and face to face to meet your work/life balance. In less than a year, gain an advanced skillset and eligibility for the Master of Taxation.
Choose electives from topics including taxation of corporations, trusts, superannuation, capital gains and principles of Australian international taxation, and the Good and Services Tax law. See the program structure for detailed information.
Our programs are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide. The skills and insights gained from your Graduate Certificate in Taxation can have an immediate positive effect on your career.
Who is this degree for?
- Taxation specialists or practitioners wanting to expand tax knowledge and professional skills in a short time frame
- Those seeking a pathway into a master’s degree in taxation
Note: If you did not complete a taxation course as part of your bachelor’s degree, you must complete the qualifying taxation course (TABL5901) before starting this graduate certificate.
Job and career prospects
The graduate certificate may lead to further studies in taxation, which will open up many career opportunities including:
- Taxation specialist in the private or public sector
- Manager with a revenue authority or tax agency
- International taxation adviser
- Financial planning expert or personal wealth adviser
Why the Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. We are rated “Well above world standard” for Accounting and Auditing by the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) government assessment. Read more about our rankings and reputation.
During this postgraduate degree you will have access to a suite of professional development opportunities offered by Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through networking, mentoring, internships and global business practicums opportunities.