ACCT2542 Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis - 2019

6 Units of Credit
On Campus
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1. Course Details

Summary of Course

This intermediate financial accounting course is intended for students who will be involved in the  preparation or use of corporate financial reports whether as accountants, financial executives,  auditors, financial analysts, actuaries or legal advisors.

This course builds on the foundation laid in  ACCT1501 and ACCT1511 and covers financial reporting on, and analysis of, more complex  business transactions, events and structures. Topics include, accounting for various types of equity  investments such as subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, tax effect accounting, disclosure  issues and understanding the regulatory environment in which financial statements are prepared.

Teaching Times and Locations

Please note that teaching times and locations are subject to change. Students are strongly advised to refer to the Class Timetable website for the most up-to-date teaching times and locations.

View course timetable

Course Policies & Support

Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses

This course requires the study of generally accepted accounting practice. We educate  students in the practice of external financial reporting so students develop an  understanding of how to prepare financial statements and notes to the statements for  listed public companies. This course has three high-level aims.  

  • The first aim is to provide students with the concepts and experiences necessary for  them to understand the preparation and use of company financial statements in their  future careers whether as financial accountants, company executives, taxation officers,  auditors, financial analysts, actuaries, legal advisors or academics.  

  • The second aim is to instil in students the way of thinking and the way of doing of the  corporate financial accountant through a structured approach to examining accounting  requirements and applying those requirements to problem solving. It is expected that  students will develop their technical financial accounting knowledge through course  training and individual practice.

  • The third aim is to challenge students to think critically about corporate financial  reporting by fostering an appreciation of both the rationale of financial accounting  techniques and the issues that arise in their practical application.

2. Staff Contact Details

Position Title Name Email Location Phone Consultation Times
Lecturer-in-chargeProfGary MonroeRoom 3085, Quadrangle building - Ref E159385 6443TBA
LecturerDrSarowar HossainRoom 3083, Quadrangle building - Ref E159385 6352TBA

All questions regarding course administration should be directed to the Lecturer-in-charge, Prof Gary Monroe

When sending an email to a staff member please ensure you identify yourself clearly using both your student ID and your full name. Communications that use short hand and “SMS” language are not acceptable. It is important that any email communication is made from your UNSW student account, not from another provider (i.e., Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, etc.). Emails from other sources may not be answered.

Any email inquiry that can be answered by reading the course outline or from: will not receive a reply email from staff.

Seminars are the primary forum for student questions but students may also raise questions with teaching staff during their consultation hours or using the course website on Moodle.

Teaching staff prefers not to answer questions about course content through a chain of emails because it is difficult to identify student learning problems by email. Teaching staff will assist you in your learning of the course content in a person to person meeting, if necessary. Consultation times will be available on the Moodle course site under “staff contacts”.

3. Learning and Teaching Activities

Approach to Learning and Teaching in the Course

At university, the focus is on your self-directed search for knowledge. Seminars, assigned questions, reading materials, other resources and exams are provided to help you learn.

It is up to the student to prepare for the seminars. At minimum, preparation for seminar should include a first reading of the assigned reading for the topic and completion of the assigned questions to the best of your ability. After seminar it is then up to the student to decide how much work is necessary to study for the exams. A range of questions with solutions are provided to assist the students in their learning outside seminar. The aim is provide you with a flexible but directed learning approach.

Learning Activities and Teaching Strategies

Learning occurs inside the classroom through a weekly three-hour seminar in which there will be a review discussion of key assigned questions and a lecture. Learning occurs outside the classroom through reading of course learning materials, completing assigned questions, preparing for assessments, self-study group meetings, group work and individual consultation with teaching staff or other students.

Inside the Classroom: Seminars

Students are expected to prepare for the seminars by reading the assigned chapters and seminar notes on the topic and completing all assigned questions to the best of their ability. In seminar, students are encouraged to ask informative questions which demonstrate their understanding of the previewed materials.

Most seminars will begin by discussion based on students’ voluntary attempt to work through questions assigned in the previous week. The lecturers will then proceed to the next topic and demonstrate how the techniques of corporate financial reporting are applied.

All seminar notes are available on Moodle but they are not a complete record of seminars. Students should try to review the relevant seminar notes and attempt all the assigned questions before attending the next seminar.

Outside the Classroom: Self Study

Self-study is a key element of the learning design of the course. The benefits of seminars are fully realised when students prepare in advance. The preparation for each should include the following:

  1. A quick first read of the textbook chapters

  2. Review of the lecture powerpoint slides

  3. Review practice set materials available on Moodle

  4. A handwritten attempt at homework questions

There are two learning approaches here.

  1. Firstly, you learn inductively or learn by example when reviewing answers to questions. The observed solution is the starting point to learning inductively. Students may use the solution to establish or deduce what techniques have been followed to generate the answer.

  2. Secondly, you learn deductively when you attempt preparation and homework questions without reference to the answer. In this case, it is necessary to draw on the logic needed or the techniques or processes that are necessary to generate an answer. What are you trying to achieve? What information is needed to produce the answer? What should be done first, second, etc. Learning deductively is very important to your development as an accounting professional because most of the problems encountered in this business do not already have the answers provided. Deductive thinking is important because this is what students have to do in the mid-sem and final exams, i.e. read and interpret questions and use the information provided to prepare written answers.

Making mistakes and getting stuck is a natural part of the learning process in accounting. When you can’t understand a solution, or are unable to complete a question without the solution, timely action is needed to clear the roadblock in your understanding. Consult other students, raise your difficulties during h and, if still unclear, consult teachers during their consultation hours.

Completing some handwritten work throughout the semester without the solution also provides students with timely feedback on their progression with course topics.

5. Course Resources

Prescribed Textbook

Print text
Title: Custom for UNSW, Leo et al. 1st Edition
Corporate Accounting and Regulation and Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis
ISBN 9781119923633
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia

Title: Custom for UNSW, Leo et al 1st Edition

Corporate Accounting and Regulation and Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis
ISBN 9780730359050

The textbook is available for purchase from the UNSW Bookshop

Printed copy available on the shelves in the Bookshop –

Digital also available –

Alternatively it can be purchased direct from the publisher:

The E-Text version is available from the publisher’s website represents a significant cost saving.
Copies of the textbook are also available in the high use section of the UNSW library

Moodle eLearning Support

A course website will be maintained. You must be enrolled in the course to access the website. The website will contain blogs, media articles, announcements, powerpoints used in lectures, a practice set for each week, and homework solutions for each week. To access the Moodle online support site, follow the links from elearning to UNSW Moodle Support/Support for Students. For additional technical support, email:; Phone: 02-9385-1333.

The course website on Moodle will also include a discussion board that allows students to ask questions about course content.

Useful Internet Websites

  1. (Australian Accounting Standards Board – all the AASB’s current pronouncements can be downloaded from this site along with pending standards based on IASB standards and Exposure Drafts of proposed standards and other documents)
  2. (International Accounting Standards Board – IASB standards can be downloaded from this site)
  3. (IAS Plus is a site providing news and commentary on international accounting standards – service of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu)
  4. CPA Australia
  5. Australian Stock Exchange
  6. Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  7. Australian corporate annual reports are available from Connect 4 and Datanalysis databases on the UNSW library web site, and also from EquitiesInfo.
  8. (provides a model set of financial statements applying AIFRS)
  9. (provides a model set of financial statements applying AIFRS)

6. Course Evaluation & Development

Feedback is regularly sought from students and continual improvements are made based on this feedback. At the end of this course, you will be asked to complete the myExperience survey, which provides a key source of student evaluative feedback. Your input into this quality enhancement process is extremely valuable in assisting us to meet the needs of our students and provide an effective and enriching learning experience. The results of all surveys are carefully considered and do lead to action towards enhancing educational quality.


Each year feedback is sought from students and other stakeholders about the courses offered in the School and continual improvements are made based on this feedback. UNSW's myExperience survey is one of the ways in which student evaluative feedback is gathered. In this course, we will seek your feedback through myExperience responses. As a result of student feedback, ACCT2542 has been redesigned to include more assessment activities prior to the final exam.

Student feedback is gathered informally through teacher-student interactions during the semester. This feedback is valuable because it enables teachers to respond to student needs during the semester. For example, the lecturer may decide to revisit an issue in lectures that some students have not understood. Your constructive criticism is welcomed and you can direct any feedback outside the myExperience process to the Lecturer-in-charge at

7. Course Schedule

Week Activity Topic Assessment/Other
Topic_01: 3 DecemberTopic_01

Chapter 1 Nature and regulation of companies

• discuss the different types of companies which may be formed under the Corporations Act

• describe the current arrangements for establishing accounting standards in Australia

• discuss the roles played by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the Australian Securities Exchange Limited (ASX)

• analyse the concepts of general-purpose financial reporting and the reporting entity

Chapter 2 Disclosure: legal requirements and accounting policies

• describe how accounting policies and changes to accounting policies are disclosed

• describe how changes in accounting estimates are accounted for and disclosed

• describe how prior period errors arise, and how they are accounted for and disclosed

• explain the difference between types of events occurring after the end of the reporting period and how they are to be treated in the financial statements

Chapter 3 Disclosure: presentation of financial statements

• describe what constitutes a complete set of financial statements

• prepare the statement of financial position and describe the information to be presented either in the statement or in the notes

• prepare the statement of profit or loss and other comprehensive income and describe the information to be presented either in the statement or in the notes

• describe the information to be presented either in the statement of changes in equity or in the notes



No formal assessment

Topic_02: 3 DecemberTopic_02

Chapter 5 Financing company operations

• Account for the issue of shares fully subscribed, and payable in full or by instalments.

• Account for undersubscriptions and oversubscriptions of shares.

• Account for the forfeiture and reissue of shares.

• Account for underwriting and other share issue costs and formation costs.

• Account for the subsequent issues of shares, such as rights issues and private placements.

• Account for the buy-back of shares.

Topic based in-seminar quizzes


Topic_03: 10 DecemberTopic_03

Chapter 6 Accounting for company income tax

• describe differences between the accounting treatments and tax treatments for several common economic transactions and events

• prepare a current tax worksheet to determine the journal entry for an entity’s current tax liability

• calculate an entity’s deferred tax liabilities (assets) based on the future tax consequences of an entity’s transactions, as a result of temporary differences between the entity’s carrying amounts and tax bases for assets and liabilities

• prepare a deferred tax worksheet to determine the journal entry for deferred tax assets and liabilities

Topic based in-seminar quizzes





Topic_04: 10 DecemberTopic_04

Chapter 7 Fair value measurement

• describe the key characteristics of the term ‘fair value’

• explain the steps in determining the fair value of non-financial assets

• discuss the issues associated with the measurement and use of fair values

Chapter 8 Property, plant and equipment

• describe the nature of property, plant and equipment

• explain the alternative ways in which property, plant and equipment can be measured subsequent to initial recognition

• prepare journal entries to account for the revaluation of property, plant and equipment

Chapter 9 Intangible assets

• describe the key characteristics of an intangible asset

• explain the criteria relating to the initial recognition of intangible assets and their measurement at point of initial recognition, distinguishing between acquired and internally generated intangibles

• explain how to measure intangibles subsequent to initial recognition, including the principles relating to the amortisation of intangibles

First major quiz based on Topic 1 & 2. You must bring your own electronic device (Laptop, IPad, Table etc.). Mobile phone is not compatible for this online based quiz.

Quizzes must be done in class and your registered seminar only. Anyone completes quiz outside the class, marks will be forfeited.





Topic_05: 17 DecemberTopic_05

Chapter 10 Business combinations

• explain the basic steps in the acquisition method of accounting for business combinations

• describe how to recognise and measure the assets acquired and liabilities assumed in a business combination

• account for a business combination in the records of the acquirer

• prepare an acquisition analysis and account for the recognition of goodwill or gain from bargain purchase

Chapter 11 Impairment of assets

• describe when to undertake an impairment test

• explain how to undertake an impairment test for an individual asset

• identify a cash-generating unit, and account for an impairment loss for a cash-generating unit

• apply the impairment model to a cash generating unit and account for impairment of goodwill

Topic based in-seminar quizzes



Topic_6: 2 JanuaryTopic_6

Chapter 12 Consolidation: controlled entities

• explain the meaning of consolidated financial statements

• discuss the meaning and application of the criterion of control

• discuss which entities should prepare consolidated financial statements

Chapter 13 Consolidation: wholly owned subsidiaries

• prepare an acquisition analysis for the parent’s acquisition in a subsidiary

• prepare the worksheet entries at the acquisition date, being the business combination valuation entries and the pre-acquisition entries

• prepare the worksheet entries in periods subsequent to the acquisition date, adjusting for movements in assets and liabilities since acquisition date and dividends from pre-acquisition equity

Topic based in-seminar quizzes



Topic_07: 2 JanuaryTopic_07

Chapter 14 Consolidation: intragroup transactions

• prepare worksheet entries for intragroup transactions involving profits and losses in beginning and ending inventory

• prepare worksheet entries for intragroup transactions involving profits and losses on the transfer of property, plant and equipment in both the current and previous periods

• prepare worksheet entries for intragroup transactions involving transfers from inventory to property, plant and equipment and from property, plant and equipment to inventory

• prepare worksheet entries for intragroup services such as management fees

• prepare worksheet entries for intragroup dividends

• prepare worksheet entries for intragroup borrowings

Topic based in-seminar quizzes




Topic_08: 7 JanuaryTopic_08

Chapter 15 Consolidation: non-controlling interest

• discuss the nature of the non-controlling interest (NCI)

• describe the difference between the full goodwill method and partial goodwill method

• describe how to calculate the NCI share of equity

• prepare worksheet entries for the NCI share of equity at acquisition date

• prepare worksheet entries for the NCI share of equity subsequent to acquisition date

• explain how the calculation of the NCI is affected by the existence of intragroup transactions


Topic based in-seminar quizzes




Topic_09: 7 JanuaryTopic_09

Chapter 16 Consolidation: other issues

• explain the difference between direct non-controlling interest (DNCI) and indirect non-controlling interest (INCI)

• prepare worksheet entries for the NCI share of equity in a sequential acquisition situation when there is DNCI and INCI

Second major Quiz based on Topic 5 & 6. You must bring your own electronic device (Laptop, IPad, Table etc.). Mobile phone is not compatible for this online based quiz.

Quizzes must be done in class and your registered seminar only. Anyone completes quiz outside the class, marks will be forfeited.



Topic_10: 14 JanuaryTopic_10

Chapter 17 Associates and joint ventures

• apply the criteria for identifying associates

• explain the rationale for the equity method and its application

• prepare journal entries to apply the equity method in basic scenarios including for dividends

• prepare journal entries to apply the equity method including adjusting for fair value differences at acquisition date

• prepare journal entries to apply the equity method adjusting for the effects of inter-entity transactions

Topic based in-seminar quizzes


Topic_11: 14 JanuaryTopic_11

Chapter 18 Joint arrangements

• describe the nature of a jointly controlled operation or jointly controlled asset

• distinguish between the accounting undertaken by a joint operation and a joint operator

• prepare journal entries required by a joint operator to recognise its share of the assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses of the joint operation

Topic based in-seminar quizzes

Topic_12: 21 JanuaryTopic_12

Chapter 20 Translation of financial statements into a presentation currency

• explain the purpose of translating financial statements from one currency into another

• distinguish between functional currency and presentation currency

• describe the two translation methods – the temporal method and the current rate method – and explain when each method is applied

• translate financial statements from local currency to functional currency using the temporal method

• translate financial statements from functional currency to presentation currency using the current rate method

Topic based in-seminar quizzes

8. Policies and Support

Information about UNSW Business School protocols, University policies, student responsibilities and education quality and support.

Program Learning Outcomes

The Business School places knowledge and capabilities at the core of its curriculum via seven Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs). These PLOs are systematically embedded and developed across the duration of all coursework programs in the Business School.

PLOs embody the knowledge, skills and capabilities that are taught, practised and assessed within each Business School program. They articulate what you should know and be able to do upon successful completion of your degree.

Upon graduation, you should have a high level of specialised business knowledge and capacity for responsible business thinking, underpinned by ethical professional practice. You should be able to harness, manage and communicate business information effectively and work collaboratively with others. You should be an experienced problem-solver and critical thinker, with a global perspective, cultural competence and the potential for innovative leadership.

All UNSW programs and courses are designed to assess the attainment of program and/or course level learning outcomes, as required by the UNSW Assessment Design Procedure. It is important that you become familiar with the Business School PLOs, as they constitute the framework which informs and shapes the components and assessments of the courses within your program of study.

PLO 1: Business knowledge

Students will make informed and effective selection and application of knowledge in a discipline or profession, in the contexts of local and global business.

PLO 2: Problem solving

Students will define and address business problems, and propose effective evidence-based solutions, through the application of rigorous analysis and critical thinking.

PLO 3: Business communication

Students will harness, manage and communicate business information effectively using multiple forms of communication across different channels.

PLO 4: Teamwork

Students will interact and collaborate effectively with others to achieve a common business purpose or fulfil a common business project, and reflect critically on the process and the outcomes.

PLO 5: Responsible business practice

Students will develop and be committed to responsible business thinking and approaches, which are underpinned by ethical professional practice and sustainability considerations.

PLO 6: Global and cultural competence

Students will be aware of business systems in the wider world and actively committed to recognise and respect the cultural norms, beliefs and values of others, and will apply this knowledge to interact, communicate and work effectively in diverse environments.

PLO 7: Leadership development

Students will develop the capacity to take initiative, encourage forward thinking and bring about innovation, while effectively influencing others to achieve desired results.

These PLOs relate to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs.  Separate PLOs for honours and postgraduate research programs are included under 'Related Documents'.

Business School course outlines provide detailed information for students on how the course learning outcomes, learning activities, and assessment/s contribute to the development of Program Learning Outcomes.



UNSW Graduate Capabilities

The Business School PLOs also incorporate UNSW graduate capabilities, a set of generic abilities and skills that all students are expected to achieve by graduation. These capabilities articulate the University’s institutional values, as well as future employer expectations.

UNSW Graduate CapabilitiesBusiness School PLOs
Scholars capable of independent and collaborative enquiry, rigorous in their analysis, critique and reflection, and able to innovate by applying their knowledge and skills to the solution of novel as well as routine problems.
  • PLO 1: Business knowledge
  • PLO 2: Problem solving
  • PLO 3: Business communication
  • PLO 4: Teamwork
  • PLO 7: Leadership development

Entrepreneurial leaders capable of initiating and embracing innovation and change, as well as engaging and enabling others to contribute to change
  • PLO 1: Business knowledge
  • PLO 2: Problem solving
  • PLO 3: Business communication
  • PLO 4: Teamwork
  • PLO 6: Global and cultural competence
  • PLO 7: Leadership development

Professionals capable of ethical, self-directed practice and independent lifelong learning
  • PLO 1: Business knowledge
  • PLO 2: Problem solving
  • PLO 3: Business communication
  • PLO 5: Responsible business practice

Global citizens who are culturally adept and capable of respecting diversity and acting in a socially just and responsible way.
  • PLO 1: Business knowledge
  • PLO 2: Problem solving
  • PLO 3: Business communication
  • PLO 4: Teamwork
  • PLO 5: Responsible business practice
  • PLO 6: Global and cultural competence

While our programs are designed to provide coverage of all PLOs and graduate capabilities, they also provide you with a great deal of choice and flexibility.  The Business School strongly advises you to choose a range of courses that assist your development against the seven PLOs and four graduate capabilities, and to keep a record of your achievements as part of your portfolio. You can use a portfolio as evidence in employment applications as well as a reference for work or further study. For support with selecting your courses contact the UNSW Business School Student Centre.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

Academic Integrity is honest and responsible scholarship. This form of ethical scholarship is highly valued at UNSW. Terms like Academic Integrity, misconduct, referencing, conventions, plagiarism, academic practices, citations and evidence based learning are all considered basic concepts that successful university students understand. Learning how to communicate original ideas, refer sources, work independently, and report results accurately and honestly are skills that you will be able to carry beyond your studies.

The definition of academic misconduct is broad. It covers practices such as cheating, copying and using another person’s work without appropriate acknowledgement. Incidents of academic misconduct may have serious consequences for students.


UNSW regards plagiarism as a form of academic misconduct. UNSW has very strict rules regarding plagiarism. Plagiarism at UNSW is using the words or ideas of others and passing them off as your own. All Schools in the Business School have a Student Ethics Officer who will investigate incidents of plagiarism and may result in a student’s name being placed on the Plagiarism and Student Misconduct Registers.

Below are examples of plagiarism including self-plagiarism:

Copying: Using the same or very similar words to the original text or idea without acknowledging the source or using quotation marks. This includes copying materials, ideas or concepts from a book, article, report or other written document, presentation, composition, artwork, design, drawing, circuitry, computer program or software, website, internet, other electronic resource, or another person's assignment, without appropriate acknowledgement of authorship.

Inappropriate Paraphrasing: Changing a few words and phrases while mostly retaining the original structure and/or progression of ideas of the original, and information without acknowledgement. This also applies in presentations where someone paraphrases another’s ideas or words without credit and to piecing together quotes and paraphrases into a new whole, without appropriate referencing.

Collusion: Presenting work as independent work when it has been produced in whole or part in collusion with other people. Collusion includes:

  • Students providing their work to another student before the due date, or for the purpose of them plagiarising at any time
  • Paying another person to perform an academic task and passing it off as your own
  • Stealing or acquiring another person’s academic work and copying it
  • Offering to complete another person’s work or seeking payment for completing academic work

Collusion should not be confused with academic collaboration (i.e., shared contribution towards a group task).

Inappropriate Citation: Citing sources which have not been read, without acknowledging the 'secondary' source from which knowledge of them has been obtained.

Self-Plagiarism: ‘Self-plagiarism’ occurs where an author republishes their own previously written work and presents it as new findings without referencing the earlier work, either in its entirety or partially. Self-plagiarism is also referred to as 'recycling', 'duplication', or 'multiple submissions of research findings' without disclosure. In the student context, self-plagiarism includes re-using parts of, or all of, a body of work that has already been submitted for assessment without proper citation.

To see if you understand plagiarism, do this short quiz:


The University also regards cheating as a form of academic misconduct. Cheating is knowingly submitting the work of others as their own and includes contract cheating (work produced by an external agent or third party that is submitted under the pretences of being a student’s original piece of work). Cheating is not acceptable at UNSW.

If you need to revise or clarify any terms associated with academic integrity you should explore the 'Working with Academic Integrity' self-paced lessons available at:

For UNSW policies, penalties, and information to help you avoid plagiarism see: as well as the guidelines in the online ELISE tutorials for all new UNSW students: For information on student conduct see:

For information on how to acknowledge your sources and reference correctly, see: If you are unsure what referencing style to use in this course, you should ask the lecturer in charge.

Student Responsibilities and Conduct

Students are expected to be familiar with and adhere to university policies in relation to class attendance and general conduct and behaviour, including maintaining a safe, respectful environment; and to understand their obligations in relation to workload, assessment and keeping informed.

Information and policies on these topics can be found on the 'Managing your Program' website.


It is expected that you will spend at least ten to twelve hours per week studying for a course except for Summer Term courses which have a minimum weekly workload of twenty to twenty four hours. This time should be made up of reading, research, working on exercises and problems, online activities and attending classes. In periods where you need to complete assignments or prepare for examinations, the workload may be greater. Over-commitment has been a cause of failure for many students. You should take the required workload into account when planning how to balance study with employment and other activities.

We strongly encourage you to connect with your Moodle course websites in the first week of semester. Local and international research indicates that students who engage early and often with their course website are more likely to pass their course.

View more information on expected workload


Your regular and punctual attendance at lectures and seminars or in online learning activities is expected in this course. The Business School reserves the right to refuse final assessment to those students who attend less than 80% of scheduled classes where attendance and participation is required as part of the learning process (e.g., tutorials, flipped classroom sessions, seminars, labs, etc.).

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General Conduct and Behaviour

You are expected to conduct yourself with consideration and respect for the needs of your fellow students and teaching staff. Conduct which unduly disrupts or interferes with a class, such as ringing or talking on mobile phones, is not acceptable and students may be asked to leave the class.

View more information on student conduct

Health and Safety

UNSW Policy requires each person to work safely and responsibly, in order to avoid personal injury and to protect the safety of others.

View more information on Health and Safety

Keeping Informed

You should take note of all announcements made in lectures, tutorials or on the course web site. From time to time, the University will send important announcements to your university e-mail address without providing you with a paper copy. You will be deemed to have received this information. It is also your responsibility to keep the University informed of all changes to your contact details.

Student Support and Resources

The University and the Business School provide a wide range of support services and resources for students, including:

Business School Education Quality and support Unit (EQS)
The EQS offers academic writing, study skills and maths support specifically for Business students. Services include workshops, online resources, and individual consultations.
Level 1, Room 1033, Quadrangle Building.
02 9385 7577 or 02 9385 4508

Business School Student Centre
The Business School Student Centre provides advice and direction on all aspects of admission, enrolment and graduation.
Level 1, Room 1028 in the Quadrangle Building
02 9385 3189

UNSW Learning Centre
The UNSW Learning Centre provides academic skills support services, including workshops and resources, for all UNSW students. See their website for details.
Lower Ground Floor, North Wing Chancellery Building.
02 9385 2060

Educational Support Service
Educational Support Advisors work with all students to promote the development of skills needed to succeed at university, whilst also providing personal support throughout the process. Check their website to request an appointment or to register in the Academic Success Program.
John Goodsell Building, Ground Floor.
02 9385 4734

Library services and facilities for students
The UNSW Library offers a range of collections, services and facilities both on-campus and online.
Main Library, F21.
02 9385 2650

Moodle eLearning Support
Moodle is the University’s learning management system. You should ensure that you log into Moodle regularly.
02 9385 3331

UNSW IT provides support and services for students such as password access, email services, wireless services and technical support.
UNSW Library Annexe (Ground floor).
02 9385 1333

Disability Support Services
UNSW Disability Support Services provides assistance to students who are trying to manage the demands of university as well as a health condition, learning disability or who have personal circumstances that are having an impact on their studies. Disability Advisers can arrange to put in place services and educational adjustments to make things more manageable so that students are able to complete their course requirements. To receive educational adjustments for disability support, students must first register with Disability Services.
Ground Floor, John Goodsell Building.
02 9385 4734

UNSW Counselling and Psychological Services
Provides support and services if you need help with your personal life, getting your academic life back on track or just want to know how to stay safe, including free, confidential counselling.
Level 2, East Wing, Quadrangle Building.
02 9385 5418

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