Programme Code:
Application Deadline:
  13 December 2021
Commencement Date:
  5 January 2022
Programme Fee:
  3442 7408 / 3442 7423


Programme Details

Professional Diploma in Tax AdvisoryOnline Application

持續專業發展(CPD)課程 - 中國稅法*  

Continuing Professional Development Course – International Tax Advisory*  

* A module of Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory

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Programme Aims

The Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory is jointly offered by the School and the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK). It aims to enrich students’ knowledge in taxation and to develop their career in the field of professional tax advisory.

Upon completion of this programme, graduates will have the analytical competence about tax advisory problems and the professional competence to appreciate established taxation practices.

Exemption from CTA Qualifying Examination^

This programme is endorsed by the TIHK as a qualifying programme. Having successfully completed the programme, graduates will be granted exemption from following CTA Qualifying Examination papers:

Paper 2 - Hong Kong Tax
Paper 3 - International Tax

For more information on the CTA Qualifying Examination#, please visit TIHK website :

^ Students can enjoy a one-off waiver of examination fees for two papers when they sit for the CTA Qualifying Examination.

# The Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination will be renamed as Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination in 2021.

Membership of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK)

Those who have successfully completed this Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory programme and possess a recognized university degree, or equivalent qualification (eg. qualified membership of Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians), will be qualified to apply for membership of the TIHK, subject to fulfillment of the Institute's requirement on taxation experience.
(For more details, please contact TIHK at 2810 0438)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK)

The programme has been approved by the TIHK for the purpose of compliance with the CPD requirements of the Institute's CPD scheme. Graduates of the programme will be granted up to 15 points of their annual CPD requirements.