The Graduate Certificate in Taxation is designed for taxation specialists and practitioners wanting to gain deeper knowledge and advanced professional skills in their area. It will also be suitable as a pathway into the Master of Taxation degree if you don’t meet the entry requirements at first. This certificate will help you to keep up with the complexity of Australian tax legislation, policy and practice to better support your clients.

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Why choose this degree?

If you’re seeking flexibility with your study, this program is offered with a combination of online and face-to-face work.

Who should choose this degree?

People who choose this degree include specialists or practitioners wanting to expand their knowledge and skills in a short time frame, and those looking for a pathway into the Master of Taxation.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Taxation Specialist in the Private or Public Sector
  • Manager With a Revenue Authority or Tax Agency
  • International Taxation Advisor
  • Financial Planner
  • Personal Wealth Advisor

Entry requirements

Category A

A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in Taxation, Law, Accounting or Business, as determined by UNSW Business School.

Category B

A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline, and a minimum of two years professional work experience in taxation practice or a cognate field of work, as determined by UNSW Business School

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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