Master of Taxation Programme (MTAX)

Provided by Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

Course introduction


The Master of Taxation Programme aims to provide tax professionals and adult learners with advanced training in taxation law and current practices.

It also aims to contribute to the continuous professional education (CPE) of tax specialists by offering courses that cover current developments and changes in taxation law, corporate reporting and tax-related research methods.

Taxation Framework and Practice
1. Taxation legal framework and policy
2. Corporate and individual income tax
3. Goods & services tax (GST)
4. International taxation and tax planning
5. Current issues in taxation
6. Economic and political context of taxation
Corporate Reporting and Company Law
7. Current issues in corporate reporting
8. Company law and corporate governance
Statistics and Research Methodology
9. Statistical and research methods
10. Tax research
Entry Requirements:
• Graduates of recognized universities; or
• Professionals with recognized professional qualifications (e.g., CPA (Sing), ACCA, CPA (Au t s ).
There are 10 courses (four core and six advanced) and a dissertation requirement for the Master of Taxation degree. However, students may choose 2 elective courses in place of the dissertation. Graduates of the Advanced Tax Programme (ATP) are exempted from taking the 4 core courses. All students are required to complete the ATP before graduation.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Each course is completed over 5 weekends. Each weekend course comprises a half-day session on Saturday and a full-day session on Sunday followed by a 2-week break. The duration of the Graduate Diploma Programme is 42 weeks.

The entire duration for the Master Programme is approximately 21 months, inclusive of the ATP. The dissertation or the 2 electives can be completed at any time over the duration of the programme.

The maximum candidature for this programme is 3 years.

There is ONE intake per year, in January.
The second intake is in January 2010. The application deadline is 30 September 2009.

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Fees & Funding

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