United States option courses

21 Apr 2021

Tuition courses offer a great way of supporting your exam preparation while enhancing your understanding of the subject. Find your ideal course provider for the United States option module here.

Courses specific to ADIT

DJH International Tax (UK and online)

DJH International Tax specialises in training small classes in key topics to form part of students’ ADIT study programmes. Run over three or four days, these intensive courses take place in London in the Spring and Autumn of each year. You will have an excellent opportunity to learn from both the tutors and fellow professionals, and focus not just on the exams but how to apply the knowledge in practice. Our exam success rate is high, since 2014 three students at our US tax course have won the medal for the highest mark achieved.

Courses cover various ADIT modules.

All courses are taught by specialists who are both practising professionals in their field and experienced lecturers. The transfer pricing course is supplemented by a series of online tutorials that can be studied at participants’ leisure.

2021 course dates:

Course dates can be found on the DJH International website.

Further information:

T: +44 (0)1962 458058
E: deborah@djhinternationaltax.com
W: www.djhinternationaltax.com

Extratax Training (online)

Extratax Training is a UK-based tax training provider specialising in online study programmes for ADIT candidates across the world. Applying their mission – tax made clear – to provide you with the knowledge and skills to achieve both ADIT and career success.

Extratax Training was founded by Catriona Loughran, an ADIT graduate who is passionate about delivering a high-quality learning experience. Your tutor will be a recognised expert in international tax, who will bring the course materials to life through real-life examples.

You will learn in a virtual classroom where questions and discussions are encouraged. Private recordings of all classes will be made available, allowing you to revisit key topics and study at your own pace.

To perfect your exam technique, you will be set weekly assignments and a mock exam, receiving tailored feedback. In addition, you will have one-to-one access to your tutor throughout the course to support your ADIT journey.

Using a dedicated learning portal, you will join an active community of global tax professionals, building your network and sharing your experience. Former and existing students have given excellent testimonials – get in touch to find out more.

Extratax Training currently offers online courses for various ADIT modules.

Further information:

Extratax Training Ltd, Innovation Factory, 385 Springfield Road, Belfast, BT12 7DG, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)28 9083 6123
E: info@extrataxtraining.com
W: www.extrataxtraining.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/extratax-training
Facebook: www.facebook.com/extrataxtraining
Twitter: www.twitter.com/trainextratax
Google: https://g.page/Extratax-Training?share

Global Academia Professional Tax Training (various countries and online)

Global Academia Professional Tax Training is a preferred ADIT training course provider for a number of organisations since 2007 with students sitting examinations across the board at each of the sittings in June and December every year.

Global Academia Professional Tax Training is headquartered in the UK but offers courses in tax globally, both live and via its highly sophisticated online Audio Visual Lecture Centre, providing students with an interactive learning experience. Highly experienced lecturers in specific tax areas deliver groundbreaking revision and tuition classes which arm students with the confidence, theoretical knowledge and examination techniques to pass their exams at first attempt.

The comprehensive and intensive courses are delivered by a team of leading international tax professionals and are available for all ADIT modules.

Further information:

T: +44 (0)7547 523867
E: shabnum@mogacademy.com
W: www.mogacademy.com/pages/accountancy-and-taxation-qualifications (main page) or visit the ‘Tutorials’ drop-down menu to view a full list of online video tutorials.

IBFD (various countries and online)

The IBFD is the world’s foremost authority on cross-border taxation. Employing over 70 research specialists from over 30 countries, the IBFD is the pre-eminent, independent (non-profit) foundation that tax practitioners from all over the world rely on for high quality independent tax research, international tax information, education and government consultancy.

They offer interactive online courses, classroom courses held at various locations worldwide, and courses tailored to your specific needs and held at a location of your choice. All of these provide a solid grounding for topics within various ADIT modules.

For a comprehensive list of IBFD courses relevant to the ADIT modules mentioned above, please refer to the IBFD website.

To check dates for IBFD courses and for information about early registration discounts (applicable to classroom courses only), please refer to the IBFD website.

Further information:

T: +31 (0)20 554 0139
E: onlinecourses@ibfd.org
W: www.ibfd.org/Courses/CIOT-s-Advanced-Diploma-International-Taxation

Other relevant courses (not specific to ADIT)

IITF and Informa (awarded by Middlesex University) (various countries)

IITF is a Mauritius-based international tax training organisation with a faculty of globally recognised international tax experts. IITF specialises in delivering international tax programmes and workshops, both face-to-face and online.

IITF creates content and provides lecturing and marking services via the IIR Ltd (Digital Learning, Informa Connect) Virtual Learning Platform (VLE).

The online programmes may be used to prepare for various ADIT modules.

Further information:

Informa, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, United Kingdom

T: +44 20 7017 7336
E: emma.white.gb1@informa.com
W: www.courses.knect365-learning.com/tax

University courses

International Tax Center Leiden (Netherlands)

The International Tax Center (ITC Leiden) offers courses covering various ADIT modules.

As part of its Master of Advanced Studies, a 12-month postgraduate programme, ITC Leiden offers comprehensive courses on the fundamentals of international taxation; tax treaties; transfer pricing; EU tax law; US domestic tax law (optional); European VAT (optional); advanced transfer pricing (optional); US international taxation; international wealth and tax planning; customs and excise taxation; and international tax planning. It is also possible to register for these modules as single courses.

Further information:

International Tax Center Leiden, Rapenburg 65, Leiden, 2311 GJ, Netherlands

T: +31 71 751 0129 or +31 71 751 0130
F: +31 71 751 0131
E: coordination@itc-leiden.nl
W: www.itc-leiden.nl

Northwestern University (USA)

Established in 2002, the Tax Program at Northwestern Law has been recognized as a leader in the field, ranking fourth in US News and World Report since 2005. A comprehensive curriculum, outstanding faculty, and small, collaborative community creates a dynamic academic environment where students learn all aspects of federal, state, and international taxation.

The required curriculum provides students with a foundational understanding of tax law which they can then apply in a wide array of specialty tax elective courses. With only 40 full-time students, Northwestern has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios of any graduate tax program in the United States.

The Tax Program has eight full-time faculty members, all of whom have extensive tax scholarship and teaching experience, as well as 35 adjunct instructors from top law and accounting firms. The Law School’s Career Strategy Center organizes numerous career workshops and events for students throughout the year and connects them with a strong network of tax practitioners and alumni.

The Tax Program includes courses that may be used to prepare for ADIT.

Further information:

Prof. Philip F. Postlewaite, Professor of Law and Director of Tax Program, Northwestern University School of Law, 375 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

T: +1 312 503 7359
E: p-postlewaite@law.northwestern.edu
W: www.law.northwestern.edu/tax

Queen Mary University of London (UK and online)

As part of the LLM in Tax Law, the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at the School of Law offers modules covering various ADIT modules.

Tax modules may be taken as part of the LLM in Tax Law or the Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law. LLM students writing a dissertation on a tax topic may submit the dissertation in satisfaction of the ADIT Extended Essay option, subject to approval of the extended essay topic.

The LLM in Tax Law and the Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law at Queen Mary are designed for law graduates, but tax professionals with suitable experience or background may be admitted on a case-by-case basis.

Further information:

LLM Coordinator or Diploma Course Administrator, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3JB, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)20 7882 8092 or +44 (0)20 7882 8093
E: llmadmin@qmul.ac.uk or ccls-pgdip@qmul.ac.uk
W: www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/tax-law-llm

UNSW School of Taxation and Business Law (Australia and online)

The School of Taxation and Business Law (incorporating Atax), at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School in Sydney, offers courses relevant to ADIT.

In addition, students submitting a research essay in fulfilment of the University's 'International Tax research' course may also submit that research essay in satisfaction of the ADIT Extended Essay option, subject to approval of the extended essay topic (online).

Online learning packages are available for most courses (to anywhere in the world) along with face-to-face tuition in Sydney.

E-access to a substantial tax library is also available through the UNSW Library.

Further information:

E: tbl@unsw.edu.au
W: https://business.unsw.edu.au/programs-courses/study-area/taxation

University of Oxford (UK)

The part-time MSc in Taxation programme at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, and taught in association with the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, covers some of the ADIT syllabus.

Please note that not all courses are taught every year.

The University of Oxford MSc in Taxation is a two-year, part-time postgraduate degree aimed at lawyers and non-lawyers. Oxford welcomes applications from candidates with a degree in law, economics or accounting. Applications from candidates with other degrees who have a suitable professional qualification and/or experience, or other evidence of an interest in taxation, are also welcome.

A small number of places may be available to non-degree students wishing to complete one or two electives rather than the whole degree.

2020-21 course dates:

Course dates can be found on the University of Oxford’s website.

Further information:

MSc in Taxation Course Administrator, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford, OX1 3UL, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)1865 271490
E: msctax@law.ox.ac.uk
W: www.law.ox.ac.uk/msctax