BSc Accounting

Whatever the economic climate, businesses across the World always need accountants. Whether you’re hoping to work in the private, public or voluntary sector, this course could help you gain a thorough grounding in accountancy to take you to the next step in your career.

September Entry

Start date

4 years



Fees per session

‘Nile University has a lot of clubs whose activities have helped me realize my potential and learn a lot outside the classroom. The campus also has a well-stocked and beautiful library which makes learning easier and studying more comfortable.’

Aisha Ka’oje (Accounting, 300 Level)

Study Modules

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

First SemesterSecond Semester
Principles of AccountingIntroduction to Financial Accounting I
Introduction to BusinessPrinciples of Economics
Element of EconomicsMathematics II
Mathematics IUse of English II
Use of English ILogic, Philosophy and Human Existence
People and Culture of NigeriaComputer Applications I
IT and Library Skills

First SemesterSecond Semester
Introduction to Financial Accounting IIIntroduction to Cost and Management Accounting
Auditing and Assurance, ICommercial Law
Introduction to Finance
Money and Banking
Statistics IBusiness Communication
Economic Theory
Statistics II
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
History and Philosophy of Science
Entrepreneurial Studies I

First SemesterSecond Semester
Taxation IManagement Accounting
Cost AccountingFinancial Accounting
Audit and assurance IITaxation II
Financial Reporting (IFRS/IPSAS)Forensic accounting and fraud control
Research MethodsEnvironmental/Oil and Gas Accounting
Production ManagementElements of Management
Entrepreneurial Studies IIElements of Government

First SemesterSecond Semester
Advanced Financial Accounting
International Accounting
Public Sector Accounting
Research Project
Accounting Theory
Financial Management
Executorships & Bankruptcy AccountingBusiness Policy and Strategy II
Business Policy and Strategy, I
Analysis for Business Decision
Management Information System

The university campus is safe and welcoming with great facilities. There are plenty of social activities including clubs you can join and sporting events so there is always something to do or take part in.

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Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

UTME SUBJECTS: Economics and any two Arts or Social Science subjects
O’LEVEL SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Economics/Principles of Accounting and any two Arts or Social Science subjects

The course will feature classroom discussions, assignments, group projects, case studies, lectures, questions and exercises from textbook, power point presentations, student experiences and responses.

This degree will equip you with a strong theoretical and practical understanding of the economics and accounting disciplines, enabling you to develop highly valuable, transferable skills that will help you embark on a rewarding future. As a result, you will find a wide range of career and study options open to you.

Accounting graduates are in high demand, with the professional skills and experience that today’s employers are looking for in professions such as:
Accountancy, Banking, Development consultancy, Fund management, Insurance, Management consultancy, The Civil Service, Teaching, Telecommunications.

MSc Accounting

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Main Objectives of the SAB:

1- Development of

a) Curriculum of the department
b) Syllabus of the courses in the department
c) Institutional relationships
2- Increase the potential of

a) Internship
b) Scholarship
c) Sponsorship

Roles and Responsibilities of the SAB:  
The roles and responsibilities of SAB are as follows:
The SAB develops and recommends new or revised programme goals and objectives.
The Sectoral of “X” Advisory Board advises the department head on matters related to undergraduate, postgraduate, research and outreach programs, including but not limited to curricula, accreditation, new programs, recruitment of students and faculty, and investment of resources.


Structure of the SAB:

The SAB is composed of members from eminent institutions as well as members from industry and members of faculty of the department. The chairman of the Board is the head of the department.
The Board meets twice per academic year.

Contact the Department

Phone Number:

+234 903 178 3370