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Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Commerce

Entry requirements : 5 credits

Department : Accounting and Finance

Programme Duration : 1 Year

 

Objectives 

The need for a more global tax perspective tops the list of key competencies that tax professionals will need to develop over the next five to 10 years. Similarly, as with many other professional accountancy roles, tax specialists will need to be competent in risk assessment, management and understand the tax-related risks of corporate structures, positions taken, existing and emerging regulations and shifting public expectations. The purpose of the Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation is to equip learners with key skills and competencies to perform complex tax computations for various kinds of businesses; to perform complex tax planning computations; to conduct tax audits and to prepare tax reports as required; and to prepare financial statements of entities using relevant  financial information, accounting techniques and standards.

Career Opportunities 

  • Tax Accountants
  • Tax Analysts
  • Tax Advisors
  • Tax Recruiters
  • Tax Examiners
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Collectors
  • Revenue Managers
  • Business Tax Consultants
  • Income Tax Consultants
  • Tax Lawyers
  • Tax Accountants
  • Property Tax Consultants
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Entry Requirements 

Applicants will be admitted to this Learning Programme on the basis of one of the following minimum qualifications:

  • Applicants must have successfully completed any Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (NCQF Level 7) or any relevant degree from a recognized institution, which may include a recognised Chartered Accountancy Qualification, a Degree in Law or a Degree in Economics. OR

  • Candidates who do not have the minimum academic qualifications stated above, but have been or are working in a tax environment or similar, will be considered through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process which shall be administered according to the institutional and national RPL Policy. There will also be provision for Credit Accumulation

    Transfer to the learner in a case where they transfer in from another institution as per the institutional and national policy on CAT.

Duration

  • The programme will run over a duration of 1 year on a full-time basis.

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Jul
ALUMTALKS: LIVING YOUR BRAND – 04 JULY 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
BA ISAGO Convention Center, 11 Koi Street,Peolwane, Gaborone, Botswana