Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

295004 v.3 Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Taxation)


Course CRICOS Code: 042202J
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course facilitates the career objectives of those with undergraduate qualifications in business or commerce and seeking a better understanding of taxation.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in business, commerce, economics or other appropriate field from a recognised Australian tertiary institution, or equivalent qualification. Students must have undertaken appropriate academic preparation.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Intermediate Awards I

A student who has successfully completed the requirements of an approved intermediate award may apply for graduation in that award subject to approval of the Head of School/Department. Fees apply. Intermediate awards approved for this course appear below.

Intermediate Awards II

Graduate Certificate in Taxation

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1

11945 v.5 # Taxation 531 3.0 25.0
12453 v.3   Taxation (Capital Gains) 571 3.0 25.0
5274 v.9   Taxation (Trusts) 568 3.0 25.0
5751 v.7   Taxation (Advanced) 569 3.0 25.0
5904 v.6   Taxation (Current Topics) 570 3.0 25.0
Optional units to select from in Year 1 Hrs/Wk Credits
5243 v.8   Accounting (Financial Issues) 562 3.0 25.0
5269 v.8   Law (Public Administrative) 576 3.0 25.0
5469 v.8   Law (Corporation) 564 3.0 25.0
5721 v.8   Business Research Project 595 3.0 25.0
10964 v.4   Taxation (International) 547 3.0 25.0
12030 v.3   Law (Business Organisations) 522 3.0 25.0
306536 v.1   Taxation (GST and Indirect Taxes) 532 3.0 25.0
# Exemption from these units may be granted subject to existing knowledge levels and/or work experience.


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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