Diploma in Taxation

Format: Virtual learning more info
CPD hours: 50+ more info
Assessment: 3 home assignments  more info
Price: See below more info

Start date:  Autumn 2021       
Delivery: Online  
Duration: 6 months

By booking this course you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. Please see our booking Terms and Conditions to find our more.

Course overview

The Diploma in Taxation is designed to provide finance and business professionals with an understanding of tax compliance and related accounting for tax issues. We will give you the skills to compute tax liabilities and tax reliefs and to prepare tax returns with confidence. 

Entry requirements

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of business professionals, members of Chartered Accountants Ireland and Post-FAE students still in contract. We welcome applications from:

  • Holders of a degree at Level 8 on the NFQ or equivalent qualification
  • Holders of a recognised qualification in accounting
  • Individuals with relevant experience in finance, business or other relevant fields

All applicants other than members of Chartered Accountants Ireland, will be asked to submit evidence of their qualifications or experience with their application. (See our admission & awards criteria page for more details)

Course fees

Fees are fully-inclusive and will cover: registration, course materials, tuition fees and assessment fees. Eligible applicants can receive 30% of their fees funded through IFS Skillnet. 

Member type Classroom fees Distance fees
Member n/a €2,225
Non member n/a €2,475

How you study

The Diploma in Tax is delivered through a blend of distance learning, self-study and online webinars. Online sessions and programme assessments are all conducted through a virtual learning environment. 


Your performance will be evaluated by continuous assessment. You will complete three practical home assignments, reinforcing and confirming your progress.


CPD Hours

This programme offers structured and unstructured CPD hours contact time. The exact number of hours that can be claimed as CPD will vary for each individual depending on time expended and the requirements of their professional body.

Our expert tutors

Rebecca Greene See my bio on LinkedIn
Sinead O'Brien See my bio on LinkedIn