Aston Business School

Aston University

Taxation

This course provides a detailed introduction to key concepts of the UK taxation system. This allows the student to prepare and interpret tax documentation for UK business and individuals. The students are expected to be able to apply legislative principles to practical examination problems and scenarios.

Entry requirements

Students are required to possess a degree/relevant professional qualifications, or a CPA training contract.

Course modules

Modules: introduction to taxation economic and social background; income tax self-assessment and the income tax return; calculation of income from self-employment and partnerships; income from self- employment basis periods; employment income; capital gains tax; capital gains tax further aspects and reliefs; introduction to corporation tax; further aspects of corporation tax; groups and the international perspective; administration of taxation; value added tax principles; further value added tax issues.

Assessment methods

Assessments are in the form of an open book case study. The case study focuses on a range of taxes and require application of knowledge and skills learned during the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Certificate On-line study GBP 995 per Whole course (EU) 5 months
Certificate On-line study GBP 995 per Whole course (England) 5 months
Certificate On-line study GBP 995 per Whole course (International) 5 months
Certificate On-line study GBP 995 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 months
Certificate On-line study GBP 995 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 months
Certificate On-line study GBP 995 per Whole course (Wales) 5 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
ABS Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3200