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Course: Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration (963AA)

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Award: Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration
Course Level: 11
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
University Admissions Centre (UAC) Course Code: 880370
CRICOS Code: 063718G
Offered Locations and Delivery Modes:

  • UC Bruce Campus
    • Part Time, Face-to-Face -
    • Full Time, Face-to-Face -

Introduction

For further information and support:
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: email customs.centre@canberra.edu.au or telephone +61 (0)2 6201 5487

The course is designed for law and non-law graduates who wish to develop their skills in 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 12 credit point program with a compulsory 6 credit point unit in Direct Taxation Principles. Students who complete the Graduate Certificate may qualify to progress to the Graduate Diploma in International Revenue Administration, the Graduate Diploma in Excise Studies or the Graduate Diploma in International Customs Law and Administration.

Students who complete this course will be able to: develop policy and legislation in relation to tax revenues and implement and manage Government policy on taxation.

Course Requirements

12 credit points comprising:

(a) Required (6 credit points) as follows:
7992 Direct Taxation: Principles and Practice PG

(b) Restricted choice (6 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
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
One 6cp elective or two 3cp electives

Course Duration

Standard: 1 semester
Maximum: 4 semesters

Admission Requirements

As for admission to the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma 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 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.

Admission based on RPL is available for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma courses. Applicants will be required to demonstrate experience and expertise, obtained within the last ten years, in an area of professional life with relevance to customs, tax and/or excise, or international revenue administration generally. This experience should evidence a deep understanding of revenue principles, practices and procedures. Expertise may be demonstrated by recognised membership in professional bodies in discipline-related areas of management, economics, law, ICT or accounting.

Subsumable awards

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