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|Tuition Fees:||$4,374 for the full programme|
|Part-time Study:||2 Years|
|Applications Begin:||January 2020|
|Final Award:||Master of Law (LLM)|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Commerce, Law & Management|
|Application Deadline:||April 2021|
**This course is offered as part-time only.
The Master of Commerce in Taxation provides students with a sophisticated understanding of the general principles of domestic and international taxation. It is designed to expose students to the rigorous academic challenges of tax law and give them the opportunity to examine the areas of financial theory and practice in which they are particularly interested. When completed, students will have a mastery of tax law, its practice, ethics and subtleties.
Students complete the following four compulsory courses:
LLM students in this field must pass two of the compulsory courses at the core level.
In addition, LLM students must complete the course Research Methodology and a 10,000-word Research Report in the field of Tax Law.
Additional Entry RequirementsSelection is based upon a demonstration of intellectual capacity and evidence of the applicant’s commitment and ability to overcome challenges in attaining a postgraduate qualification. In the admissions process, the Committee focuses primarily on applicants who are South African qualified chartered accountants or lawyers who have had at least two or three years of experience beyond the accountancy or law school and who have committed themselves to a career in taxation.