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Course: Master of International Revenue Administration (online) (961AB)

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Award: Master of International Revenue Administration
Course Level: 04
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
University Admissions Centre (UAC) Course Code: 880361
CRICOS Code: NA15
Offered Locations and Delivery Modes:

  • UC Bruce Campus
    • Part Time, Online -
    • Full Time, Online -

Introduction

The course is designed for law and non-law graduates who wish to develop their skills in policy development and the administration of government revenues. The course will cover international models and approaches to revenue management, while assisting students to apply these principles in their own domestic context. The course will be particularly suited to government officials, tax and excise accountants and company executives responsible for the implementation of, and compliance with, revenue policies and legislation. The course will examine policy, legislation and administration in the key areas of direct and indirect taxation, customs and excise.

This is a 36 credit point course with three core 6 credit point units in Direct Taxation Principles and Practice, Excise, and Customs Management Theory and Practice. Students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in International Revenue Administration, the Graduate Diploma in Excise Studies, or the Graduate Diploma in International Customs Law and Administration will receive credit for their previous studies.

Students who complete this course will be able to: develop policy and legislation in relation to excise, tax and customs revenues; implement and manage Government policy on revenues; manage compliance with revenue legislation; compare and contrast tax, customs and excise models around the world.

Course Requirements

36 credit points comprising:

(a) Required (18 credit points) as follows:
7992 Direct Taxation: Principles and Practice PG (6cp)
7847 Excise PG (6cp)
7990 Customs Management Theory and Practice PG

(b) Open electives (18 credit points) as follows:
7994 Direct Taxation Administration PG
7993 Indirect Taxation PG
6342 Regulatory Compliance Management PG (6cp)
7848 Fuel Taxation PG
7849 Alcohol Taxation PG
7851 Tobacco Taxation PG
8042 Environmental Taxation PG
7874 Harmonized System Tariff PG
7873 Customs Valuation PG
6343 Anti-Dumping & Countervailing PG
7853 Regulation of Offshore Petroleum Operations PG
Any other G or PG level unit approved by the course convener.

Typical Course Structure

Semester 1 Semester 2
YEAR 1
7992 Direct Taxation: Principles and Practice PG 7847 Excise PG
One 6cp or two 3cp electives One 6cp or two 3cp electives
YEAR 2
7990 Customs Management Theory and Practice PG
One 6cp or two 3cp electives

Course Duration

Standard: 3 semesters full-time or part-time equivalent
Maximum: 8 semesters

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are the same as for admission to the Masters of International Customs Law and Administration. Admission is open to graduates in any discipline. Applicants are normally expected to have achieved a credit average in their undergraduate course and to have a minimum of two years work experience in customs, tax, excise or a related area. International applicants must satisfy the University of their competence in English, e.g. by an IELTS score of 6.5 or more.

Direct RPL-based admission is not available. However, applicants who do not meet the standard admission requirements for the Masters may seek RPL admission to the relevant graduate certificate or graduate diploma course.

Subsumable awards

The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in International Revenue Administration, the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Excise Studies and the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in International Customs Law and Administration are all subsumable into the Master of International Revenue Administration.
 
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