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Course enrolment guides for postgraduates

Enrolment recommendation for your program in
Semester 2, 2017


For the rules of your program refer to 2017 Handbook to complete your degree.

Key dates
  • Last day to enrol for Semester 2 2017 - 30 July 2017.
  • Census date – 31 August 2017 (last day to drop courses without financial penalty)
Enrolment load
  • Domestic students: enrol in one, two, three or four courses for each semester.
  • International students: enrol in four courses each semester to fulfill student visa requirements
Applying for Course Credit / Advanced Standing
  • Apply online via this form before 30 June, 2017

If you have been awarded course credits in your offer you will need to:

  1. Review the online handbook with regards to the next sequence of courses you should enrol in.
  2. You may like to complete a progression plan form to assist you in understanding what courses you should enrol in for your first and following semesters, to complete your degree.
  3. More Help
    • To review the full course outlines before you make your enrolment, refer to the PG course outlines
    • If you are have trouble enrolling or need advice about what courses to enrol in contact Business School Student Centre: +61 2 9385 3189 or submit an online form

    Postgraduate degree programs

    Graduate Certificate in Economics (7412)

    Choose one of the following Core Microeconomics Course

    Core Quantitative Course

    Choose one Core one Core Economics Course (6 UOC) from the following:

    Choose one elective course (6 UOC) from the following:

    Graduate Certificate in Taxation (7321)

    Students studying this program usually study on a part-time basis, enrolling in 1 or 2 courses per session. If you are studying full time, please call Business School Student Centre for further enrolment advice via +61 2 9385 3189.

    Master of Actuarial Studies (8411), Master of Actuarial Studies Extension (8416)

    Core course

    Choose three elective courses (18 UOC) from the following

    Master of Commerce (8404), Master of Commerce Extension (8417)

    Management Accounting Specialisation

    Business Strategy Specialisation

    Choose one of the following:

    Economics and Finance Specialisation

    Banking Specialisation

    Finance Specialisation

    Business Analytics Specialisation

    Enterprise Systems and Business Designs Specialisation

    Human Resource Management Specialisation

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship Specialisation

    International Business Specialisation

    Organisation and Management Specialisation

    Marketing Specialisation

    Risk Management Specialisation

    Master of Finance (8406)

    Choose a specialisation you wish to study and select two elective courses from the lists outlined in the UNSW Handbook (link is below). Note not all elective courses are offered in both semesters. Available courses for 2017 are listed on this document (pdf).

    Elective courses are based on the specialisation chosen and your career interests. Ensure you choose courses that you have not completed in your bachelor degree, as the Master of Finance is about building your knowledge.

    • Corporate Finance - Financial management of corporations that is aimed at creating value for their shareholders
    • Finance - Various areas of finance
    • Funds Management - Portfolio management of investable asset classes that is aimed at building wealth for private or institutional investors
    • International Finance - Financial management of multinational corporations (MNCs) that is aimed at managing their international investments and exposure to political and foreign exchange risks; and of financial institutions that is aimed at managing their international sources of funding, exposure to interest rate risks and compliance to the international regulatory framework
    • Investment Banking - Corporate advisory in capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs and divestitures, and restructuring and control
    Master of Financial Analysis (8413)

    Select a mix of Accounting and Finance courses in accordance with your undergraduate major/s. You should not enrol in a course for which you have a waiver. Waivers allow you to start your program with more advanced courses as waivers satisfy prerequisite requirements.

    Accounting enrolment recommendations

    If you completed an Accounting major in your first degree, you should receive waivers for ACCT5930 and ACCT5996. A waiver exempts students from the prerequisite requirement for particular courses. Waivers do not reduce the need to complete eight courses for the program.

    Finance enrolment recommendations

    If you completed a Finance major in your first degree, you should receive waivers for FINS5513. A waiver exempts students from the prerequisite requirement for particular courses. Waivers do not reduce the need to complete eight courses for the program.

    Master of Information Systems Management (8435)

    Students admitted to the one year program are required to complete 48 UOC: 4 core courses (Core 2; 24 UOC) the capstone course (12 UOC), and 2 elective courses (6 UOC each).

    Choose three electives of the following:

    Master of Taxation (9250)

    Applied Taxation

    Choose four electives of the following

    Taxation Specialisation

    Choose four electives from the following:

  4. TABL5506 Tax Administration Process (6 UOC)
  5. TABL5507 Taxation of Corporate Finance (6 UOC)
  6. TABL5508 Int Tax: Anti-Avoidance (6 UOC)
  7. TABL5518 Consolidat'ns&GroupStructures (6 UOC)
  8. TABL5525 Tax of Employee Remuneration (6 UOC)
  9. TABL5526 Tax & Invest Reg in China (6 UOC)
  10. TABL5537 Double Tax Agreements (6 UOC)
  11. TABL5538 Tax Planning and Anti Avoidance (6 UOC)
  12. TABL5555 Tax of Property Transactions (6 UOC)
  13. TABL5580 Current Research Probs in Tax (6 UOC)
  14. TABL5581 International Tax Research (6 UOC)
  15. TABL5805 Research Methods in Tax & Bus Law (6 UOC)
  16. International Taxation Specialisation

    Choose two electives from List A below

    Choose two electives from List B below

    Revenue Administration Specialisation

    Taxation & Financial Planning Specialisation

  17. FINS5510 Per. Fin. Plan. & Mgmt (6 UOC)
  18. Choose 3 courses from the following:

    Master of Technology and Innovation management (8009)

    Three courses chosen from Business, Engineering or Science stream (please refer to handbook).

How to choose your courses and enrol

Check above to see if enrolment is open for your semester and follow the steps below.

Step 1

Select your courses via our Undergraduate or Postgraduate enrolment guides or UNSW Handbook

Step 2

Check UNSW timetable to plan your course schedule

Step 3

Once your courses are planned you are ready to enrol via myUNSW. View the How to video or PDF guide for details.

Step 4

To access all of the UNSW online services create your ZPass. Create this now to receive UNSW information that is important to you.

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Other essential info

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