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LLM International Tax Law

This course is aimed at those considering a career in international tax consultancy or within in-house tax departments of multinational companies and staff of foreign government finance ministries and tax authorities who wish to learn about tax policy.

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Part-Time

Why study LLM International Tax Law at BU?

  • Study a wide range of tax and law modules that are focused on comparative, rather than on UK law 
  • Tailor your studies toward the specific areas of international tax law to suit your desired career through a range of option units 
  • Benefit from BU’s subject experts in international taxation, commercial and public law 
  • Units can be used to prepare for the qualification offered by the Chartered Institute of Taxation, the Advanced Diploma in International Tax (Module 1, Principles of International Taxation) 
  • The dissertation can be structured to be suitable for submission as an extended essay replacing the Modules 2 or Module 3 exams of the same internationally-recognised qualification 
  • Enhance your career prospects to enter a range of careers including Associate Director, Judges Assistant, Tax assistant or Senior Lawyer. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2021, January 2022, September 2022

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus and Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time (September start); 16 months full-time or 27 months part-time (January start)

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

On this course you will be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners, demonstrators, technicians and research students. You will also benefit from regular guest lectures from industry.

Download the programme specification (pdf 579kb)

Your application

We want committed, enthusiastic students who are going to make a real difference to the course they are studying. Our students learn from each other, as well as our academic staff, so it is really important to us that you can show us how much you care about the course you are interested in.

Your personal statement is a great place to do this. Tell us about your personal achievements or any relevant work experience you have done, and show us how they make you the ideal candidate for a place on the course.

Entry requirements

Careers

Your career prospects will be enhanced and future career paths include working in the legal profession, for government agencies, in banking and finance, in accounting and professional services, or in academia.

Our alumni's employers include the likes of Axis Associates International Co. Ltd, the Court of Justice, Spoor & Fisher and UPTX.

All information shown has been taken from Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) or BU institutional data unless otherwise stated.

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the new Postgraduate Loans Scheme, offering up to £10,000 of support (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Find out more about living expenses for postgraduate students

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that staff can change.

Course changes

Statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Unistats and BU institutional data unless otherwise stated.