Courses & Units

Professional Clinic Placement BFA739


This unit is not available for self-enrolment because an application process applies. For more information about the Tax Clinic Internship and how to apply please refer to the information at:


This Unit integrates work and learning for final year Masters degree students. It carries a 12.5 Credit Points (equivalent to one unit) and is an elective unit or specialisation unit in a Postgraduate degree offered by the TSBE. You will undertake an internship with the UTas Tax Clinic in Hobart or Launceston.

This will ensure appropriate standards are maintained and the work projects and related tasks relate to one or more of your study majors. For the duration of the internship period, the internship team will liaise closely with you and the Tax Clinic Mentor.


Unit name Professional Clinic Placement
Unit code BFA739
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting
Coordinator Mr Donovan Castelyn
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply investigative research skills, capabilities and knowledge of the Australian taxation system to a workplace environment.
  • Advise on fundamental principles of the Australian taxation system to tax clients.
  • Evaluate contemporary tax knowledge in a practical Australian business context.
  • Communicate recommended taxation solutions and advice to clients.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
080101 $1,892.00 $1,482.00 not applicable $2,837.00

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Enrolment in this unit is subject to satisfactory performance in your Masters degree in Taxation Law or permission from the Course Coordinator. As the application process is competitive, there are no guarantees that all applicants will obtain a placement.


AssessmentOral Presentation and Research Memorandum (20%)|Clinical Performance and Participation (30%)|Reflective Journal (50%)
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There are no prescribed texts or software for this unit. However, you will be provided with several key related theories for online discussions and you may find it valuable to read relevant related articles from journals and periodicals (including newspapers and magazines).


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