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Course summary

This Tax LLM will equip you with the legal framework and intellectual tools you need to understand cross-border tax. With a reputation for exceptional teaching and contemporary expertise you will find your intellectual and creative abilities are both challenged and developed by this demanding but intensely practical subject. You may also prepare simultaneously for the CIOT Advanced Diploma in International Taxation. Key benefits

  • Exceptional practitioner-lead teaching reputation; unique, sought-after expertise, contemporary experience and connections with the wider international tax and legal community.
  • Stimulating international tax law programme full time or part-time, adapted to your needs. This will enable you to study and work in a way that works best for you.
  • Career enhancing opportunity to expand your knowledge of tax issues that transcend borders and develop your legal problem-solving skills.
  • Unrivalled location in the heart of legal London; based in the magnificent East Wing of Somerset House on the Strand and minutes from the Royal Courts of Justice, the Inns of Court and offices of major City law firms.
Course purpose Our aim is to provide you with the opportunity to obtain a systematic understanding of international tax law by reference to comparative national tax laws, international and European law as well as the role of international organisations such as the OECD and UN. We seek to develop critical awareness of and insights into the taxation of cross-border situations that concern internationally mobile individuals and multinational enterprises. We study how citizens, businesses and governments manage the challenges of taxation in the international context.

Entry requirements

Applicants who wish to enrol for the LLM in International Tax may apply for admission on the basis of one of the following two paragraphs: 1. Hold an undergraduate degree with high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65%) in Law or a degree with at least 70% law content, or an equivalent international qualification and grading. OR 2. The applicant must: (i) hold a recognised first degree in any discipline of at least high upper second class honours standard or an equivalent overseas qualification (with a preference for degrees in accounting or other tax-related fields); AND (ii) have at least 12 months’ appropriate work experience in the Tax sector.

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International Tax LLM at King's College London, University of London - UCAS