Advise on taxation issues for modern business success.

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What is taxation?

Taxation is a dynamic and fast-paced discipline, and the profession has seen continued growth in Australia over the last five-years*. An in-depth understanding of taxation systems, taxation law, and the forces that influence them is a critical asset in the complex and evolving world of contemporary business, putting taxation professionals in high-demand, now and into the future.  

Why study taxation at UNSW? 

Taxation at UNSW Business School will equip you with the skills and experience to advise on complex and evolving taxation issues impacting business decisions.  

All our Taxation study options are career-focused, with the opportunity to gain work experience and establish industry networks throughout your studies. Many of our students get hands-on experience through UNSW’s Tax Clinic, which offers unrepresented small businesses and individuals free tax advice and advocacy. Meanwhile, Career Accelerator is a program exclusive to UNSW Business School that offers professional development opportunities unique to your career goals.  

* Source: Australian Government Job Outlook

Your career opportunities

Your taxation expertise will set you up for a rewarding career. As a taxation practitioner, you can have a positive impact on people’s lives and businesses by supporting them to make tax-effective decisions.  Careers and positions for taxation experts include: 

  • Taxation advisor or consultant 
  • Accountant 
  • Business analyst 
  • Compliance manager 
  • Corporate advisor 
  • Financial planner 
  • Policy advisor 

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What our graduates say

“UNSW’s reputation for producing high quality graduates in the industry helped me land my cadetship – employers took me seriously after seeing I was studying at one of the best business schools in the country. That reputation has followed me throughout my career with employers, colleagues and clients all recognising the standing of UNSW Business School.”  

- Davie Mach, Founder and Director, BOX Advisory Services