Master of Taxation

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This specialist program provides tax advisors and tax specialists with a solid grounding in taxation and compliance requirements to better support their clients within Australia. The program aims to develop an advanced taxation knowledge base and advanced professional skills in taxation, applied taxation, international taxation, revenue administration or taxation and financial planning.

Designed for

Tax professionals, accountants and lawyers who are keen to acquire a deeper knowledge in taxation and to advance their career prospects


  • 8 courses (48 UOC), with a choice of 5 specialisations: Applied Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Revenue Administration
  • Taxation
  • and Taxation and Financial Planning. The specialisation chosen will determine which courses are required for completion.


  • Applied taxation
  • International taxation
  • Revenue administration
  • Taxation
  • Taxation and financial planning.

Standard entry requirements

A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in taxation, law or commerce with a credit average (65% or higher) as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator plus relevant work experience in professional services firms and government departments.

Study pathways

Up to 2 courses (12 UOC) may be awarded based on professional qualifications (e.g. GradDipCA).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
UNSW Business School International: $49,240 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Students who did not complete a university level course of study in taxation as part of a bachelor degree, are required to complete a qualifying taxation course (TABL5901 or TABL5551) prior to commencing the Master of Taxation. The qualifying taxation course does not count towards the Master of Taxation. Students who are below the entry requirements to the Master of Taxation can be considered for the Graduate Certificate in Taxation as a pathway option (for Domestic students only).

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