Knowledge of tax is essential for people engaged in any type of business activity. Tax is a cost on business and tax compliance is the most common area where business and government come into contact. Accordingly, a basic understanding of tax is useful for all business students and an essential prerequisite for those planning to join the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Areas of study

Our postgraduate offerings provide a specialised and detailed range of taxation courses covering taxation policy, international tax, GST and all areas of significant taxation expertise.

You can study Taxation in the following programmes:

What you will learn

You will gain an understanding of the New Zealand taxation system and its application in today’s business environment, including how taxation affects accounting practice.

Career opportunities

Taxation gives your business degree a point of difference that can lead to a range of specialist career possibilities. Tax as a career is less subject to the normal business cycles, and demand for tax professionals is always strong. Career opportunities range from tax consulting and financial planning to international structured finance.

More information

For more information see the Business School website: Why study Taxation?