This programme aims to provide students with advance knowledge of international tax provisions and relevant tax topics as they arise from contemporary cross border transactions.
Contact: Department of Taxation (012) 420 4983
- Relevant honours degree or relevant postgraduate qualification
- A cumulative weighted average of at least 60% for the BComHons degree or postgraduate diploma
- Relevant Taxation modules at postgraduate level (minimum of 40 credits)
- Relevant work experience in a tax environment
Proficient in English (written and spoken).
Other programme-specific information
- Please contact the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences with regard to University specific regulations pertaining to master degree programmes.
- The offer of admission is dependent on a process of selection by the department.
- Full particulars of the degree programme are available on the departmental website.
Examinations and pass requirements
Prerequisite for awarding the degree
- All the modules require a pass mark of at least 50%.
- The pass mark for 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.
Pass with distinction
In order to be awarded the degree with distinction, a student must meet the following criteria:
- Obtain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 75% including at least 75% in the mini-dissertation;
- Complete the degree within the minimum period prescribed;
- Only the final mark of the first attempt to pass the modules or dissertation will be considered; and
- The GPA will be not be rounded up to a whole number.