Growing international trade and commerce have resulted in international tax both for individuals and corporates and in particular transfer pricing considerations for multinational corporates. This has resulted in cooperation and collaboration with global revenue authorities.
This course combines the Professional Certificate in Principles of International Taxation and the Professional Certificate in Transfer Pricing. It provides students with the required breadth of knowledge, skills and understanding of international tax principles and practices and the main aspects of transfer pricing.
This professional certificate is aimed at tax practitioners who are no longer limited to domestic tax issues and wish to be able to manage and advise on cross-border transactions effectively.
Mode of delivery
Online learning with flexible weekly study plans.
Effort and duration
Duration: 12 months.
Weekly effort: Four to six hours a week.
What you will learn in this course
The course is divided into two semesters and covers the following modules and topics.
Semester 1: Principles of international tax
Semester 2: Transfer pricing
The curriculum detail matches the syllabus of the Advanced Diploma in International Tax (ADIT) offered by the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) in the UK and prepares learners to successfully complete the first compulsory module of the ADIT and the transfer pricing module.
This course is for you if:
Open to individuals currently working within taxation, finance, or tax law. An NQF 6 qualification in taxation, law or accounting is recommended.
After successful completion of this programme, you should be able to:
This course is presented as a SLP by The Tax Faculty (TTF) and approved by the Chartered Institute of Taxation as a preparation course for the ADIT examination for Principles of International Taxation. TTF is recognised as a continuous professional development (CPD) provider by controlling bodies accredited in terms of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No 28 of 2011), and holds accreditation with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations as a skills development partner (SDP) under the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No 97 of 1998).
Assessment and award of certificate
Learners are assessed via a number of formative and summative assessments. Successful learners will receive a SLP certificate issued by The Tax Faculty. This SLP certificate is non-credit bearing, however, learners may elect to register for examinations via the Advanced Diploma in International Tax, offered in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
In addition, this just-in-time learning programme also qualifies for verifiable CPD.
Student support and online campus
The academic and practical skills component of the qualification is delivered on The Tax Faculty's online Tax Campus.
This will be your virtual campus for the duration of the programme. The course is presented as micro-learning videos, study guides, practice quizzes, discussion forums, practical case studies, assignment briefs and guided presentations on how to master case studies and assignments. Academic lecturers are available on the Q&A portal as they would be in a classroom.
At the beginning of each semester, you'll be presented with the course content plan, a study plan and important assignment dates which are set out at manageable deadlines. This will help you study at your own pace.
In addition, you will be allocated a course consultant who will help you navigate the online campus, support you with your weekly participation and deadlines, and will be able to answer any administrative queries you may have.
Flexible payment options
Payment option 1: Once-off payment
Once-off payment: R25 950.00.
Alternatively, two semester payments: R12 975.00 per semester (to be paid on or before semester start date).
Application fee (non-refundable, immediate payment upon registration): R450.00. This amount is included in the once-off total and will not be charged additionally.
Once-off application fee (non-refundable, immediate payment upon registration): R450.00
Total for debit order option: R28 950.00.
* First debit order will be collected from the second month of semester start date. Remaining debit orders will be collected on the first working day of each month.
Payments and cancellations
For courses with a 12-month or longer rollout, the following will apply:
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