Issues in Financial Reporting and Analysis

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Issues in Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, Financial Management, Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This is the final course in financial accounting. Building on the foundation laid in ACCT2542, it covers more advanced topics including accounting and analysis in respect of associates, joint ventures, foreign currency transactions, offshore operations, diversified operations and derivative financial instruments. The course also covers topical issues related to the scope and quality of financial reports. Examples of such topics from past years include environmental reporting, ethical reporting dilemmas, and the information that should be reported on cultural and heritage assets.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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