program synopsis

The programme is designed to fulfil the country’s need for professionals in accounting. It equips learners with a wide array of knowledge, encompassing various facets of accounting, such as financial and management accounting, auditing and finance. The programme also incorporates ICT driven courses as well as the relevant courses in business management. In designing the programme, due consideration is given to the impending impact of AFTA on the accounting profession.
Learners are required to complete 132 credit hours of prescribed work in order to graduate. Of these 48 credit hours are basic business courses and 45 credit hours are accounting core courses. Learners are also required to undergo 6 credit hours of practical training in accounting or accounting related organisations as well as completing 6 credit hours of research project work.

Credits

132

Time to Complete

14 sem

Entry requirements

Senior Secondary/High School Certificate Examination (SS/HSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE) or equivalent

With an aggregate score of 24 or better in six subjects including passes in: Three Core Subjects (including Core English, and Core Mathematics) plus Three Electives. For Engineering or Computer Science Programs, the Three electives should include Elective Mathematics and Elective Science (Physics, plus Chemistry or Biology).

program structure

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
learning skills for 21st Century
OUMH1603
3
Introductory Accounting
BBFA1103
3
2ND
Principles of Management
BBPP1103
3
Financial Accounting & Reporting I
BBFA2103
3
3RD
mathematics for management
BBMP1103
3
Management accounting
BBMA3103
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
BBFA2203
3
2ND
BUSINESS LAW
BBUN2103
3
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING II
BBMA3203
3
3RD
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
BBEK1103
3
INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
BBFA2303
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
AUDIT I
BBAA3103
3
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I
BBPW3103
3
2ND
COMPANY LAW
BBUS2103
3
TAXATION I
BBTX4103
3
3RD
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
BBEK4203
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT II
BBPW3203
3
AUDIT II
BBAA4203
3
2ND
ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
BBFA4403
3
TAXATION II
BBTX4203
3
3RD
ADVANCED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
BBMA4303
3
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
BBPS4103
3
semester
course title
course code
credit hour
1ST
PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING
BBPC4103
3
2ND
PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING
BBPC4103
3

Elective subjects

course title
course code
credit hour
PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
BBPM4103
3
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
BBFS4103
3
E COMMERCE
BBED4103
3
SPECIALISED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
BBSA4103
3

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