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.