At a glance:

Application and document submission deadlines

  • April 1 (for admission in September)

Study options

  • Coursework

Minimum admission requirements

  • Students from a wide variety of backgrounds are welcome.
  • Successful completion of a four-year Honours Degree, or equivalent, with at least a 75% average is required or a three-year Degree, or equivalent, with at least a 75% average, 8 years of Canadian tax-related work experience showing career advancement and a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 550, or equivalent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score using ETS's GRE Comparison Table for Business Schools.
  • A one page statement detailing your interest in the Master of Taxation program.
  • Students will be assessed by an Admissions Committee. Students who are lacking the necessary fundamentals of Canadian income taxation and accounting to begin work in the tax field will be required to successfully complete TAX 600 Introductory Tax and Accounting for MTax Students, a course covering these areas.
  • An interview may also be required.
  • GMAT may be required.
  • Two references, at least one academic.
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25, IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5).

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • To determine the tuition and incidental fees per term for your program, visit the Graduate program tuition page on the Finance website. Once you are on the page:
    • Choose your program type: master’s & diploma programs or doctoral programs
    • Choose your residency status: Canadian/permanent resident or international
    • Choose a term (tuition amounts for future terms are posted approximately two months prior to the start of each term and incidental fees are subject to change)
    • Find your program under the appropriate faculty. Tuition amounts are listed per term, with three terms occurring over the course of a year.
  • Review the study and living costs