Ph.D. On Campus

Taxation and Business Law

University of New South Wales

48 months
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The aim of the Taxation and Business Law at the University of New South Wales is to train you with the skills to identify, analyse and solve problems using original academic research in this field.  


Rigorous coursework will be undertaken dealing with a range of research methods, and the theoretical foundations of tax policy or business law policy and regulation. This is followed by full-time research culminating in a doctoral thesis.

The programme  

With the Taxation and Business Law at the University of New South Wales You will be involved in research projects from an early stage and enjoy the interdisciplinary engagement with a high-quality cohort of research students across the whole Business School. There will also be exciting opportunities to develop your teaching portfolio.

Ultimately, your PhD thesis will showcase your research skills and contributions your research makes to knowledge by offering original insights into the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Taxation of Corporations 
  • Asia Pacific Tax Regimes 
  • Taxation of Trusts 
  • Tax Litigation  
  • Taxation of Corporate Finance 
  • International Tax: Anti-Avoidance  
  • Taxation of Superannuation 
  • Taxation of Capital Gains 
  • Intellectual Property for Business
  • Consolidations and Group Structures 
  • Principles of Australian International Taxation 
  • E-Business and the Law 
  • Goods and Services Tax: Design and Structure 
  • Principles of Goods and Services Tax Law 
  • Legal Environment of Asian Business 
  • Taxation of Employee Remuneration 
  • Taxation and Investment Regulation in China 
  • Taxation Strategies in Financial Planning 
  • International Tax: Design and Structure 
  • Principles of Revenue Administration 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 028061A  

  • The equivalent of a three-year undergraduate degree plus an equivalent postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline with an overall average grade of at least 75 (Distinction).


  • The equivalent of multiple undergraduate degrees (e.g. a dual degree) with at least one in a relevant discipline and an overall average grade of at least 75 (Distinction).


  • The equivalent of a four-year degree of Bachelor with first or upper second-class Honours in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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