Curtin University

Master of Taxation

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

Master Degrees (Coursework) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for professional practice, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications.This specialised advanced level course is aimed primarily at commerce graduates who are seeking further qualifications and/or continuing professional development and who are: practitioners in public or private practice; taxation officers in the Australian Taxation Office or related departments (e.g. Treasury); corporate accountants, financial planners and advisers requiring specialist taxation qualifications; or members of the legal profession who are seeking specialist taxation qualification.

Designed for

Graduates in the commerce area


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • The Taxation course is designed to be modular and flexible, allowing students various exit points consistent with their study aspirations.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants require a recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent) in the field of taxation or a related discipline, or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in the field of taxation or a related discipline. In addition, applicants must meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements. Applicants without a related (cognate) Bachelor's degree will need to complete the Graduate Certificate in Taxation Practice to proceed to be considered for the Master of Taxation degree program.

Study pathways

Credit for Recognised Learning may be granted upon application to students who have successfully completed studies that are considered by Curtin University to be equivalent to the units forming part of the program. Credits may be given for students who have successfully completed recognised professional body examinations, including the CA Programs which is offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the CPA program, which is offered by CPA Australia. Normally four units of credit are available for candidates who have completed either CA program or the CPA program. Credits may also be available for courses completed with the Tax Institute. All credits are subject to consideration and verification of original documentation, including results transcripts and other supporting information.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth Domestic: $29,139
International: $32,519
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 1 year

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