This interdisciplinary master's programme, 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.
- A BCom Honours degree; or
- any other appropriate honours degree; or
- a LLB (at least a four-year LLB) degree; as well as
- relevant work experience acceptable to the head of department.
- Successful completion of the African Tax Institute’s (click here) selection process, which includes an entrance exam.
- The head of department has the right to prescribe any additional modules at honours level to ensure that a candidate complies with all the requirements. All additional modules serve as prerequisite for acceptance into the degree programme.
The head of department has the right to prescribe any additional modules at honours level to ensure that a candidate complies with all the requirements. All additional modules serve as prerequisite for acceptance into the degree programme.
Examinations and pass requirements
The pass mark for each module and the mini-dissertation is 50%. The provisions regarding pass requirements for dissertations, contained in General Regulation G.12.2, apply mutatis mutandis to mini-dissertations.
The weight of the mini-dissertation (EKN 895) contributes 50% towards the total requirements for the degree.
Mini-dissertations, curricula and modules
- The degree programme requires that a mini-dissertation must be submitted in a field of study.
- Information on modules, credits and syllabi is available, on request, from the head of department concerned.
- A module in Research Methodology is compulsory in all programmes. The Dean may, on the recommendation of the head of department concerned, waive the prerequisites.