The programme is designed for those without a legal background to engage in a comprehensive study of domestic and international tax law. It offers the modules of King's Master of Laws (LLM) in Tax Law programme with additional skills training for non-lawyers. There is also an opportunity to study for professional qualifications in tax awarded by the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
It seeks to provide you with the opportunity to obtain a systematic understanding of knowledge of English, European and/or international tax in modules chosen from a range of tax areas, and also to ensure that you have an understanding of a wide range of theories, concepts, values, principles and rules in relation to the modules. It should also enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to your own research and advanced scholarship in your chosen modules. Current modules include International Tax Law, Tax & Estate Planning, Taxation of Business Enterprises, VAT, Foundations of Tax, EU Tax Law.
You will also have the opportunity, subject to approval, to study other modules offered by King’s as part of the LLM programme, for example commercial, finance or business related modules.
Students will be those with an interest in tax, who would like a comprehensive and sound knowledge of different areas of tax, who have some experience or proven interest in the arena. Students who are not yet working will gain knowledge which will help them to gain employment in this area, while students who are working will gain expertise in specific areas of taxation in order to improve their prospects and broaden their horizons.