Accounting and Taxation Double Major
|Indicative ATAR||70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Study mode||Online, on-campus and mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||3 years full-time|
Uncover implications and opportunities.
If you are already thinking about the Accounting major, combining it with the Taxation major adds to your accounting skill-set and may broaden your employment opportunities.
This major is designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of taxation laws and taxation practice in Australia and overseas. You will gain relevant skills and knowledge in income tax, goods and services tax, fringe benefits tax, international tax, tax administration, tax structures, and state taxes including payroll tax, land tax and stamp duty.
*Please note not all majors are offered online
High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Mature age entry
2011 essential subjects
At least English 2A/2B, Literature 2A/2B or English as an Additional Language/Dialect 2A/2B
2011 desirable subjects:Applicable Mathematics or Discrete Mathematics
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? -
A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the
student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.
All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.
Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
Fees are indicative first year only.
*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.
This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website
If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.
This major is racognised as being acceptable for membership of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Association of Taxation and Management Acccountants.
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Business School to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.
This course can help you become a:
- Company Secretary
- Tax Agent/Consultant
- Business Analyst
- Tax Advisor
- With the world’s economic structure rapidly becoming globalised, specific knowledge and skills of business law and ethical practices will give you an advantage when entering the workforce.
- You’ll be provided with many solid work opportunities once you graduate. You can gain employment in financial and managerial accounting divisions, as well as state and federal government departments.
- You can also be employed as a professional accountant specialising in taxations matters association with the profession, a registered tax agent, or a financial and investment advisor.