The Postgraduate Diploma in International Tax can be used by students in preparation for ADIT, the international tax qualification and annual certification package awarded and administered by the Chartered Institute of Taxation. For more information about ADIT, visit www.adit.org.
Expand your skills and gain knowledge in an area of considerable commercial interest which will enhance your employability potential in this area
Develop an in-depth and practical understanding of Cross Border taxation
Examine the latest policy developments and tax treatment of complex cross-border transactions that organisations need to deal with in an increasingly demanding regulatory environment
Undertake a flexible, alternative study solution to a traditional on campus programme, tailor-made for working professionals and studied 100% ONLINE
Improve your career prospects by gaining a high-level qualification without compromising your work commitments and gain the professional skills and practical experience that businesses are looking for today
This course, developed by leading international taxation specialists, at both advisory and in-house level, will provide a firm grounding on all must-know International Taxation areas. Upon completion, you will be fully equipped to confidently pursue a career in international taxation.
The central aim of this course, which consists of 4 modules, is to provide a comprehensive grounding in all aspects of International Taxation. The modules address the important issues within the sector, drawing out key points to ensure you gain a thorough understanding of the topics before completing the final exam.
This is a distance learning course and all notes and lecture material will be made available via the internet through the KNect365 Learning Virtual Learning platform. Pre-recorded lectures will be conducted on the internet via the online classroom every week, followed a week later by a live online tutorial in a fully interactive classroom to give students the opportunity to ask questions. This ensures that students are part of a unique study environment that assists with balancing already busy professional lives. All lectures and tutorials are recorded and archived, making it very easy to refer back to previous lectures, or catch up on missed lectures.
Principles of International Taxation (30 credits)
Jurisdiction of Taxation (30 credits)
Transfer Pricing & Anti Avoidance (30 credits)
Treaties & Emerging Issues (30 credits)
How will I receive my materials?
There are two books which you will need as part of the course, and electronic versions of these books will be available for you through the KNect365 Virtual Learning Platform:
You will also be given access to selected online resources and will also have access to a database of tax research material.
The course has its own secure website where the content can be viewed entirely online. This site offers you the option of viewing and accessing your course online and downloading and printing the materials at any location that has internet access. The site also offers access to:
The aim of the site is to offer a more flexible delivery system and to offer participants the platform to communicate with one another in a secure, dedicated environment.
You will use the forum to discuss any matters relating to the course. Throughout the modules, there are suggestions for you to do some further investigation or research into a chosen topic. Students are encouraged to interact with each other and exchange views on the discussion forum. This is a key part of the learning process and will help to enhance your studies and understanding of other participants’ perspectives on different issues.
ArcelorMittal, Deloitte, E&Y, Ericsson, Federal Inland Revenue Service
(Nigeria), Glencore, KPMG, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, Mazars,
MTN, Nampak, National Treasury (South Africa), SAB Miller, South African
Revenue Service, Thomson Reuters, Uganda Revenue Authority, Unilever,
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority.
This course has been specifically designed as one of the most comprehensive Post Graduate Diplomas in International Taxation. The course is aimed at in-house tax and cross-border specialists from multinational companies, tax practitioners in private practice and revenue authorities.
To be eligible for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in International Tax you will need to pass the course as a whole. The student will be expected to complete three tutorial questions per module, four written assignments (1 per module) and at the end, complete the final assessment (1 overall written course assignment).
In summary, there are 3 assessment processes that take place over the academic period:
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