Taxation, Testamur Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T023

Previous Code: MT2038.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Taxation major is available in the Bachelor of Accounting. The specialised subjects in this major analyse core and contemporary issues in taxation using case studies and discussion. The major is designed to meet the additional educational requirements for graduates to apply for registration as tax agents and tax (financial) advisers (subject to relevant work experience). Details regarding these professional requirements can be found on the program 2783 Bachelor of Accounting page.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Internal Program Advice

Major Structure

Qualification for the major requires the successful completion of the eight subjects (80 credit points) below. The first four subjects listed are core subjects in 2783 Bachelor of Accounting. Students who select this major will have three electives remaining in their program.

Subject Title Credit Points
LAWS 4003Advanced Taxation Law10
LAWS 1001Enterprise Law10
LAWS 2005Financial Services Law10
LAWS 2010Law of Business Organisations10
JUST 2011Law of Commercial Obligations10
FINC 3014Retirement and Succession Planning10
LAWS 3067Self-Managed Superannuation and Trusts10
LAWS 3070Taxation Law10
Total Credit Points80

Elective subjects can be chosen from among those subjects available within the University.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
ACCT 1005 Accounting in Context 10
LAWS 1001 Enterprise Law 10
ECON 1011 Principles of Economics 10
Select one of the following: 10
Introduction to Economic Methods  
Statistics for Business  
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ACCT 1007 Financial Accounting Applications 10
ECON 2002 Corporate Financial Management 10
LAWS 2010 Law of Business Organisations 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
ACCT 2005 Techniques in Financial Accounting 10
FINC 1001 Management Accounting Fundamentals 10
LAWS 3070 Taxation Law 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ACCT 3001 Accounting Information Systems 10
ACCT 3003 Accounting Standards and Governance 10
ACCT 2001 Contemporary Management Accounting 10
FINC 3014 Retirement and Succession Planning 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
ACCT 3007 Corporate Accounting Systems 10
LAWS 4003 Advanced Taxation Law 10
LAWS 2005 Financial Services Law 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ACCT 3006 Auditing and Assurance Services 10
ACCT 3011 The Accountant as a Consultant 10
LAWS 3067 Self-Managed Superannuation and Trusts 10
JUST 2011 Law of Commercial Obligations 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240

Part-time

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
ACCT 1005 Accounting in Context 10
LAWS 1001 Enterprise Law 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
ECON 1011 Principles of Economics 10
Select one of the following: 10
Statistics for Business  
Introduction to Economic Methods  
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Autumn session
ACCT 1007 Financial Accounting Applications 10
ECON 2002 Corporate Financial Management 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
FINC 1001 Management Accounting Fundamentals 10
LAWS 2010 Law of Business Organisations 10
 Credit Points20
Year 3
Autumn session
ACCT 2005 Techniques in Financial Accounting 10
ACCT 2001 Contemporary Management Accounting 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
LAWS 3070 Taxation Law 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Year 4
Autumn session
ACCT 3001 Accounting Information Systems 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
FINC 3014 Retirement and Succession Planning 10
ACCT 3003 Accounting Standards and Governance 10
 Credit Points20
Year 5
Autumn session
ACCT 3007 Corporate Accounting Systems 10
LAWS 4003 Advanced Taxation Law 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
ACCT 3006 Auditing and Assurance Services 10
LAWS 3067 Self-Managed Superannuation and Trusts 10
 Credit Points20
Year 6
Autumn session
LAWS 2005 Financial Services Law 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
JUST 2011 Law of Commercial Obligations 10
ACCT 3011 The Accountant as a Consultant 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points240

Minor elective spaces

Elective subjects may be used toward obtaining an additional approved minor (40 credit points).  Western Sydney University offers minors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Global Sustainability Minor

Indigenous Australian Studies Minor

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Students can apply for an elective minor via MySR.

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