The Department of Accounting offers a five-year Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Accounting

degree programme or in the case of Direct Entry candidates, a four-year Bachelor of Science

(B.Sc.), Accounting degree programme. The programme is aimed to satisfy the needs of

manufacturing firms, firms in the service industries, government and not-for-profit organizations

as well as the business professions for university-trained graduates in Accounting. The

programme emphasizes academic training in accountancy and the related business disciplines

with an orientation towards managerial practice and professionalism in the area of accounting.


The philosophy of the Department of Accounting is to strengthen the intellectual capacity of the

students in the accounting discipline so as to equip them with the adequate knowledge needed for

an understanding and analysis of the basic issues in the private and public sectors of the Nigerian




1. Enable students to develop the ability of using modern Accounting and Management


2. Acquire the necessary professional competences which are required by Nigerian and

International Accounting bodies.

3. Produce graduates who are generally competitive in the global village and develop

entrepreneurial spirit in them capable of generating self-employment to the overall

economic development of the country.