- PROGRAMME AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
- ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
- DURATION OF STUDY
- CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
- To equip current practitioners in Accounting and Finance with the requisite knowledge and skills to improve the management of financial accounting, financial management and investment analysis.
- To equip potential practitioners in Accounting and Finance with the requisite knowledge and skills for fluid entry into industry
- To continuously research and disseminate the latest knowledge on contemporary developments in accounting, auditing, finance and investment, and related fields.
- Identify and analyse key paradigm shifts in the contemporary world and their impact on Accounting and Finance.
- Blend the theory of Accounting and Finance with its practical application within the corporate and industrial space through case studies and student experiences.
- For entry into the Programme, students must have passed 5 subjects at Ordinary Level (or its equivalent) including English and Mathematics with at least a C grade.
- Apart from five (5) subjects at Ordinary Level a student must have passed at least two subjects at the Advanced Level, preferably Management of Business, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, and Geography.
- In approved cases a student may be exempted from Part I courses on condition that the student does not complete the full-time programme in less than three full academic years.
- Among exempted Part I candidates’ credit should not be given in excess of the number of courses offered in that part.
The course of study for the B. Comm. in Accounting and Finance is normally 4 years comprising of eight (8) semesters of study and one academic year of placement. The combination of modules within the Honours Degree programme shall be wide enough to allow a student to cover various issues in Accounting and Finance
- Financial Accountants
- Cost and Management Accountants
- Financial Managers
- Financial Advisors
- Fund Managers
- Stock Brokers
- Portfolio Managers
- Investment Analysts
- Internal Auditors and external Auditors
- Chartered Accountants
- COAF 1101 Financial Accounting IA/COAF 1107 Accounting IA
- COAF 1102 Quantitative Analysis for Business I
- COAF 1103 Principles of Management
- COAF 1104 Introduction to Information Technology and Information Literacy
- COAF 1105 Financial Mathematics I
- COAF 1106 Business Communication
- COAF 1201 Financial Accounting IB/COAF 1207 Accounting IB
- COAF 1202 Quantitative Analysis for Business II
- IDPL 1203 Peace and Leadership Studies
- COAF 1203 Principles of Marketing
- COHR 1204 Business Law
- COAF 1205 Financial Mathematics II
- COAF 1206 Micro Economics
- COAF 2101 Financial Accounting IIA
- COAF 2102 Corporate Finance I
- COAF 2103 Audit Skills and Process
- COAF 2104 Macroeconomics
- COAF 2105 Cost and Management Accounting I
- COAF 2106 Company Law
- COAF 2201 Financial Accounting IIB
- COAF 2202 Corporate Finance II
- COAF 2203 Public Finance
- COAF 2204 Research Methods
- COAF 2205 Cost and Management Accounting II
- COAF 2206 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
COAF 3001 Industrial Attachment
- Student's Work Related Learning Report
- Academic Supervisor's Assessment Report
- Employer's Assessment Report
COAF 4101 Financial Reporting
COAF 4102 Advanced Asset Pricing Theory
COAF 4103 Taxation I
COAF 4104 Advanced Auditing
COAF 4105 Management Accounting
COAF 4106 Risk Analysis and Management
- COAF 4201 Advanced Financial Accounting
- COAF 4202 Accounting Information Systems
- COAF 4203 Taxation II
- COAF 4204 Public Sector Accounting
- COAF 4205 International Finance
- COAF 4206 Dissertation