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MSc in International Taxation
Starting 8 March 2023
Online Distance Learning

PGCert International Taxation - What you will Study

This qualification explores the concepts of International Taxation and its application in business. It encompasses a wide range of tax issues influenced by a single, or multiple countries’ income tax laws. The qualification provides an understanding of how international tax impacts companies with multinational operations and highlights issues raised by present-day international tax practices.

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Course layout

This award consists of 1 stage. For the Postgraduate Certificate award just stage must be completed consisting of 60 credits in total.

Stage 1

  • This stage will contain two modules, with 30 credits awarded per module.
  • The learning will address important issues within the sector, drawing on key points, to ensure you gain a thorough understanding of the topics.
  • Students must complete and successfully pass the assigned coursework assessments and the final exam at the end of each stage to claim their award.
  • Pre-recorded academic lectures will be released each week, accompanied with the prescribed reading, any additional reading and/or research, as required. Directed reading will relate to provided case law, and will also include reading from legislation, books, articles, academic and professional journals.
  • The learning from the lectures will be emphasised with an array of case studies, practice examples and resources, to challenge thinking in a practical context. Engaging activities on the discussion forum, the use of quizzes, polls and other forum built-in activity will further validate the learning objectives.
  • Each main topic will end with a live-online tutorial, conducted by the lecturers. The tutorials are designed to be interactive, providing students with the opportunity to ask questions and to consider issues from different perspectives.

Assessment

Stage 1 

The assessment scheme for each module shall consist of the following: 

  • Coursework Assessment 1 (20 Marks)
  • Coursework Assessment 2 (20 marks) Final Assignment (60 Marks)