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MPhil (Taxation) (Coursework)

University of Pretoria
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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About this program

MPhil (Taxation) (Coursework)

This interdisciplinary master's Program, offered in English only, is aimed at developing capacity in the areas of tax policy, governance and administration and is focused on attracting students from the public sector

Admission requirements

  • Relevant BComHons degree or an LLB degree
  • Relevant work experience acceptable to the Departmental Postgraduate Selection Committee
  • Successful completion of the African Tax Institute’s (in the Department of Economics) selection process, which includes an entrance examination
  • Appropriate work experience within the public or non-governmental sector is required

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Program content

Year 1

Core modules

  • Comparative tax policy and administration 835
  • Principles of income taxation 836
  • Value-added taxation 837
  • Introduction to the tax environment 840

Final year

Core modules

Mini-dissertation: Tax policy 898

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


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Credits: 180

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About this institute

University of Pretoria - Faculty of Economic and Management Science

The Faculty comprises eight departments, namely Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Financial Management, Economics, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management and Business Management, and the School for Public Management andAdministration. Together, the departments and school present all the BCom and BAdmin degrees offered...

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Why study at University of Pretoria - Faculty of Economic and Management Science

In the 2022 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, UP was ranked in the 251–300 band for graduate employability.

International Rankings: QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

  • Accounting and Finance: 101–150
  • Economics and Econometrics: 251–300

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021

  • Business and Economics (includes business and management, accounting and finance, economics and econometrics, and public administration): 301–400

Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

  • Economics: 201–300
  • Finance: 151–200
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