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Master's Degree (Lifelong Learning) in Taxation and Tax Consultancy
Course title

Master's Degree (Lifelong Learning) in Taxation and Tax Consultancy

Academic area

Law and Political Science

Duration

3 terms

Credits

60 ECTS

Language

Spanish 

Format

On-site

Student profile 

Graduates in Law, Business Administration and Management, Business Sciences, Economics or other similar degrees who have just completed their university studies and wish to work or specialise in the area of tax law.

Professionals looking to pursue a career in tax consultancy or who perform related tasks or where they come into contact with tax law (for example, accounting or human resources). 

Admissions and enrolment

Application via website, submission of documentation and formalisation of admission at the University.

Calendar and timetables

September 2022 - January 2024 (Defence of final projects: January)
Classes on Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Academic Calendar

The private university with the most experience in the field of law in Catalonia.

Why study at UAO CEU?

1. Experience 

Abat Oliba CEU University began offering law studies in 1973, making it the first private school (later University) to train lawyers in Catalonia. 
Our institution’s extensive history, the proven academic prestige of our professors, combined with the professional experience of our many collaborators guarantee the quality of our programmes.
 

2. Methodology 

The Master's Degree (Lifelong Learning) in Taxation and Tax Consultancy uses a teaching model that integrates both theory and practice, along with the case law method and individualised mentoring. You will have at your disposal all the tools necessary to practise this profession successfully. Our teaching staff comprises a fine balance of members of the best offices and consultants in Spain, as well as people with experience working at the various Spanish Tax Administrations.

3. Employability 

The average employment rate for those who have completed postgraduate studies at CEU is 95.8% (AQU 2020 Survey).

4. Teaching staff


Our teaching staff comprises academics, lawyers, judges and other legal professionals selected for their background, their PhD qualifications, their prestige and their teaching skills. 
 

5. Information resources

The Library Service is designed to support study and research with the primary objective of meeting students’ educational and scientific needs. It provides access to the main online scientific research repositories so that Master’s and PhD students are able to access the latest relevant legal publications.

UAO CEU also offers a large digital repository containing open-access publications derived from the teaching, research and institutional activities by the university’s teaching staff, students and alumni.

 

Syllabus

Teaching staff

TEACHING STAFF

Academic Management of the Master’s

Alberto Artamendi. Lawyer with the Tax Law Department of Uria Menéndez.

Academic Coordination

Juan Oliba Privat. Lawyer specialising in tax proceedings at Crowe Spain.

Juan Ramón Ramos Raich. Former PwC Partner, 20 years, and former CEO PwC Business Advisers.

Teaching staff
 

  • Silvia Cano Arteseros. Coordinating Inspector of the Catalan Tax Agency. PhD in Law.
  • Jaime Vizcaino. Secretary of the Economic Administrative Tribunal of Catalonia.
  • Núria Cabre Plana. Partner at Garrigues.
  • Jaume Cornudella Marques. Former Inspector of the Spanish State Tax Administration Agency. Partner responsible for PWC tax procedures.
  • Sergio Gonzalez-Anta. Partner at KPMG.
  • Alberto Artamendi Gutiérrez. Lawyer with the Tax Law Department of Uria Menéndez.
  • Oliver Ayoso Mena. Practising lawyer.
  • Patricia Bonet Macías. Lawyer at Net Craman Abogados.
  • Joana Coll Gomilla. Lawyer with the Tax Law Department of Uria Menéndez.
  • Juan Francisco Corona Ramón. Tax advisor, financial analyst, and accounts auditor. PhD in Economics and Business Sciences and Professor of Applied Economics.
  • Pablo Espolita. Senior associate of Private Client & Wealth Management at Cuatrecasas.
  • Lluis Esquerra. Lawyer and Arbitrator, TAB. President of the Commercial Law Section of the Bar Association of Barcelona.
  • Sergio Gonzalez-Anta Rodríguez-Orta. Partner in the KPMG People Services Area.
  • Javier Grávalos Olivella. Partner in Ortega Condomines and Inspector of Finance (on voluntary leave).
  • Jordi Hernandez Pomes. Director of Corporate Tax Services and International Tax at KPMG.
  • Jaume Menendez Fernández. Vice-President of the Economy and Taxation Commission of Foment of the National Treball.
  • Jaime López. Partner with RSM ES
  • Juan Oliba Privat. Lawyer specialising in tax proceedings at Crowe Spain.
  • Quim Oses. National Director of tax function at Lidl SuperMercados S.A.U.
  • Marilo Pardo Serrano. Practising lawyer.
  • Jaume Perellò. Partner of the tax department at Cases i La Cambra.
  • David Ramirez. Partner, Head of M&A at PwC Tax & Legal Services.
  • Juan Ramón Ramos Raich. Former PwC Partner, 20 years, and former CEO PwC Business Advisers.
  • Ramón Vilarroig. President of the Economic Administrative Tribunal of Castelló

Internships and career opportunities

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon successful completion of the Master’s Degree (Lifelong Learning) in Taxation and Tax Consultancy, students will be able to take on roles with large national and international offices and consultancies operating in Spain.

They may also serve as Internal Tax Advisers of national and multinational companies operating in Spain as well as taking on roles in External Tax Advice and Management.

In addition, they may also pursue a career working for the state (inspector or technician of the Tax Administration in the State Tax Administration Agency or in the various autonomous or local Tax Administrations).
 

 

Fees and scholarships

TOTAL AMOUNT

€ 7955*

*Price valid for the 2022–2023 academic year.

Tuition fees correspond, solely and exclusively, to the provision of teaching as part of the programme enrolled on, and this is the only service offered in exchange for the payment of those fees. By enrolling, the student accepts that decisions made by the competent authorities may, directly or indirectly, render it necessary to carry out teaching, tutoring, work placements or assessment tests either in person or via distance learning.

The student accepts that they remain obliged to pay any such fees in full even if, for reasons beyond the control of the University, some of the educational activities included in the degree cannot be carried out as initially provided for in the course guides at the beginning of the academic year. If restrictions are part in place, the University will provide the student with a guarantee that the activity will be rescheduled when possible, taking into consideration the interests of the student and any other applicable academic criteria.

PAYMENT METHODS

Once you have formalised reservation of your place, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:

  • One-off payment

    A one-off payment entitles you to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Payment by instalments

    In 3 instalments.

 

  • Monthly payments

    10 instalments with special 0% interest financing. This also entitles students to a discount of 3 % on tuition fees.

  • Other financing agreements

    With Banco Santander, CaixaBank, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. This also entitles you to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Cancel your place after reservation

    Students have until 30 June to cancel their reserved place. This way, you can book your place now and be free to cancel if your circumstances change*
    *Deadline for cancelling subject to changes in the official enrolment calendar

MORE INFORMATION

Postgraduate and Further University Studies
Bellesguard 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 253 72 03
master@uao.es

Quality and regulation

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Graduates in Law, Business Administration and Management, Business Sciences, Economics or other similar degrees who have just completed their university studies and wish to work or specialise in the area of tax law.

This master-s may also be taken by professionals looking to pursue a career in tax consultancy or who perform related tasks or where they come into contact with tax law (for example, accounting or human resources). 

 

OBJECTIVES

The main objective of the master-s degree is to give students the necessary tools to work autonomously and rigorously to resolve the problems that tax poses. This primary objective can be broken down into the following partial objectives:

To understand the functioning of the Spanish tax system as a whole and the specific taxes that make it up, as well as the principles and foundations on which they are based.

To achieve the capacity to identify, understand and interpret applicable norms and existing administrative and case-law resolutions relevant to specific legal problems, as well as the capacity to relate and connect them to arrive at reasonable solutions.

Familiarisation, flexibility and fluency in preparing and drafting tax settlements and self-assessments, procedural texts and legal reports.

To understand the specific problems of clients in order to advise or provide fiscal planning.

Respect for ethical principles that should govern all professional practice.

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