The University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Tax

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Graduate Diploma in Tax (GDipTax) is a globally-recognised specialist tax law qualification. It’s ideal for lawyers, accountants and other professionals working as tax advisers in business or in government who are looking to take the next step in their careers. As a student in the Graduate Diploma in Tax, you’ll learn through a focus on practical case studies that equip you with detailed tax law knowledge, its underlying principles and its practical application.

Designed for

Lawyers, tax experts and accounting professionals


Students must complete 50 credit points of study from the prescribed subject lists. All international students are required to undertake Foundations of Tax Law. This subject provides a necessary grounding in Australian common law and statutory law of taxation, enabling a comparison with students’ home country tax systems. It provides the foundation for successful study in the other tax subjects studied in the course.


  • Taxation law

Standard entry requirements

A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) at honours standard or equivalent leading to admission to legal practiceorA degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to legal practice and at least one year of documented, relevant professional experienceorAn undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and at least one year of documented, relevant professional work experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $22,656
International: $23,328
  • Full-time : 6 months

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