MDDU-TAXTN v.1 Taxation Double Degree Major (LLB/BCom)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
This major provides the knowledge and skills relevant to working in business or government. It does not lead to a professional legal qualification allowing admission to practice as a solicitor or barrister, but it does meet the increasing needs of government and industry for graduates with a background in law and business studies
Major/Stream Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply legislative and case law principles of taxation as they relate to individual and business taxpayers
2. critically analyse taxation problems and think logically, rationally and creatively to generate solutions
3. access, evaluate and synthesise information from primary sources (including cases and legislation) and secondary sources (including journal articles, commentaries and electronic databases)
4. communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, for various audiences and contexts
5. use electronic resources, including the Internet and databases to collect and analyse relevant taxation information
6. take responsibility for self-directed learning and the development of a career-long attitude to continuing professional development (CPD), consistent with the requirements of being a taxation professional
7. apply an international perspective to taxation issues including the appreciation of the source of income and tax residence, as well as having an awareness of double taxation treaties and international tax information exchange agreements as they apply to international business transactions
8. appreciate different cultural practices and attitudes toward tax administration and compliance by taxpayers
9. apply an ethical approach when considering tax issues and demonstrate leadership and professional integrity when working independently and also as part of a team
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|MGMT1001||v.1||Communication in Business||3.0||25.0|
|ACCT1000||v.1||Introduction to Accounting||3.0||25.0|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|MGMT1000||v.1||Fundamentals of Management||2.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|TAXA2000||v.1||Introduction to Australian Tax Law||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|ISYS1000||v.1||Introduction to Business Information Systems||3.0||25.0|
|TAXA3002||v.1||Australian Tax Law Cases||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
|TAXA3000||v.1||Foundations of International Taxation||3.0||25.0|
|SELECT ELECTIVE UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
|TAXA3005||v.1||Superannuation and Retirement Planning||3.0||25.0|
|TAXA3004||v.1||Special Topics in Australian Tax Law||3.0||25.0|
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