Master of Taxation, part-time
If you are working in the field of economics or tax law and would like to obtain further qualifications after your first university degree in the field of taxation, the master's degree in Taxation is the right degree program for you.
This part-time program prepares you comprehensively for the profession of tax consultant and the assumption of a leading position in the tax department of a business enterprise. The course also offers you preparation for the tax advisor examination.
In the master's degree in taxation program you will learn about the full range of tax law. In doing so, we attach particular importance to mastering scientific working methods and legal methodological competence. For this reason, self-study plays an important role from the very beginning.
In addition to tax law, we focus on additional important areas of law, such as corporate law and corporate transformation law.
In the master' degree in taxation program you will also deepen your social competence, in addition to your knowledge of professional law and ethics.
What's in store for you
The study period is five semesters and runs on a part-time basis according to the divided-week system - with a work release of at least 20 percent. The tax advisor examination takes place in the last semester after an intensive preparatory phase.
The master's degree in taxation offers the perfect combination of theory and practice, giving you access to two degrees in a very short period of time: the internationally recognised master's degree and the Tax Consultant Examination.
The study program is accredited by the AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance by Accreditation of Degree Programs).
The tuition fees currently amount to 2,500 Euro semester fee, including the semester ticket. The attached revision course for the tax courses of Dr. Bannas costs a further semester tuition fee of 2,500 Euros.
The aims of the degree program
The degree is completed with the awarding of the degree Master of Taxation.
In the degree program, you will be taught all the knowledge and skills of the professional profile of a tax consultant. This makes it particularly suitable as a preparation for the tax advisor examination. Upon successful completion of the course, the professional examination as a tax consultant is therefore foreseeable.
In the first four semesters, the courses usually take place on two weekdays.
The summer semester runs from May to July, the winter semester from September to mid-November. Due to the required practical training periods for the tax consultant examination, you should also pursue your profession on two days a week during the lecture periods.
Throughout the entire year, we recommend that you have at least 20 percent of your time off from work. Depending on previous knowledge, a higher rate of time off could also prove useful.
In the 4th semester you write your master's thesis. The 5th semester prepares you specifically for the tax advisor examination. This means that you will be able to repeat the core subjects of the exam by means of current Federal Finance Court jurisprudence, and in the examinations course you will deepen your knowledge and your exam technique using exams from previous years.
The written part of the tax advisor examination follows after the 5th semester.
|SEMESTER 1 |
|SEMESTER 2 |
|SEMESTER 3 |
|SEMESTER 4 |
|SEMESTER 5 |
|Annual Statements, Tax Accounting |
|Procedural Law |
|Tax Consequences of Reorganization |
|Anglo-American Law |
|Professional Law and Ethics |
|International Tax Law |
|IT Application in Tax Consulting |
|Preparation for the Exam in Tax Law |
|Transaction Taxes |
|Seminar Tax Law |
|Master's Thesis |
|Income Tax / Corporate Income Tax |
|Techniques for Written Tests |
|Civil Law, Commercial Law |
|Company Law |
|Law of Groups, Change of Legal Forms / Reorganization, Law of Insolvency |
Your professional prospects
If you have passed the tax consultant examination, you are entitled to take up an independent activity in tax consultancy - whether as a self-employed or employed person - at a law firm or in the tax department of a business enterprise.
The master's degree additionally gives you access to higher-level civil service, and can also be used as a starting point for doctoral studies.