This Masters programme will prepare graduates to pursue a variety of careers in the tax profession and progress to study for the professional qualification, AITI Tax Consultant, and/or to engage in further tax research.
This programme aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in the knowledge and application of taxation theory, law and practice as applied to individuals and corporate entities both nationally and internationally. Among the core aims of the programme are to equip students with the following:
The sustainable tax technical skill required for personal and corporate tax compliance and consulting work; An understanding of the underlying theory behind the discipline, the techniques of taxation and their implications in a social context; An ability to appreciate the ethical aspects of personal and corporate tax planning and the protection of the national tax base; The tools necessary to research technical tax issues; The research skills necessary to formulate, conduct and report on an independent piece of academic research; Key personal and professional skills including decision-making, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and presentation skills.
Normally the minimum entry requirement is a 2:1 honours primary degree in a relevant discipline (for example, business/commerce or law) or the overseas equivalent as determined by the Programme Team in consultation with University of Limerick Graduate School Admissions. Applicants with a 2:2 honours degree may be accepted on the programme subject to the discretion of the board.
Recipient: University of Limerick
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