Department of Accounting

Career Opportunities

Courses are designed to give a general training to generalized managers who will be exposed to all functional areas of Accounting. The Accounting Degree Programme is structured in a way that will enable graduates perform effectively as Accountants in the public or private sector.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

The entry requirements for Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree Programme of Bingham University are as follows:

UME
  • Candidates are required to possess at least five credits in WAEC or NECO including English Language and Mathematics Economics and two other related science subjects at not more than two sittings.
  • Candidates are required to select English Language Mathematics, Economics and any other subject in UME & JAMB examinations
Direct Entry
  • Candidates are required to possess five WAEC or NECO ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and Economics at not more than two sittings.
  • Pass IJMB in at least two subjects one of which must be Accounting, Business Administration or Economics
  • National Diploma in Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized higher institution, with a grade not less upper credit admitted into year two while lower credit is admitted into year on of the programme.
  • N.C.E Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized institution with a very good passes admitted into year one of the program.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATES

The following may qualify for admission into the specified postgraduate programmes:

  • Graduates of Bingham or any other recognized university;
  • Holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least an upper credit pass in relevant disciplines;
  • HND holders with lower credits in relevant disciplines but with a minimum of five years relevant post-qualification experience; and
  • Holders of other professional qualifications which may be acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.
Masters Degrees
  • Holders of first degree of Bingham with first or second class honors;
  • Holders of equivalent qualifications from other recognized universities;
  • A candidate with a degree lower than second class honours may be eligible if either
    1. He has good relevant Postgraduate Diploma with at least an upper credit pass; or
    2. He passes any prescribed qualifying examination for admission;
  • Holders of any other qualification with or without relevant experience which are acceptable to the School of Postgraduate Studies Board.
Doctor of Philosophy Degree
  • Candidates who hold a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree (other than Professional masters, eg, MBA, MPA, MIPSA, etc) of BINGHAM with GPA > 4.0 (on a 5 point scale);
  • Candidates with equivalent qualifications from other recognized universities.
  • Candidates with any other qualifications with relevant working experience which are acceptable to the Board and Senate.
First Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. ACC101 Introduction to Accounting I 3
2. BUS101 Introduction to Business I 3
3. BUS111 Business Mathematic I 3
4. ECO101 Introduction to Economics Theory 2
5. GST111 Use of English 2
6. GST113 Nigerian People and Culture 2
7. CMP103 Introduction to Computer Science 2
8. BST103 Christian Belief 2
9. GST121 Use of Library, study Skills and Information communication Technology 2
10. GST125 Contemporary Health Issues 2
Electives
1. SOC111 Introduction to Sociology I 3
2. POL101 Introduction to Political Science I 2
3. ENT101 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1 2
Second Semester
S/N Code Name Unit
1. ACC102 Introduction to Accounting II 3
2. BUS102 Introduction to Business II 3
3. BUS112 Business Mathematic II 3
4. ECO102 Introduction to Economics Theory II 2
5. GST122 Communication in English II 2
6. GST112 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2
7. GST104 History and Philosophy of Science (Not Compulsory) 2
8. BST104 Christian Believe II 2
9. GST124 Communication in French (Not Compulsory) 2
Electives
1. SOC112 Individual Group and Society II 2
2. POL102 Introduction to Political Science II 2
3. ENT101 Introduction to Entrepreneurship II 2
First Semester
SN Code Name Unit
1. ACC201 Financial Accounting I 3
2. ECO201 Micro Economy Theory 2
3. MAN201 Elements of Management I 2
4. ACC203 Introduction to Cost Accounting 3
5. ACC205 Introduction to Accounting Theory & Standards I 2
6. LAW201 Business Law I 2
7. BUS203 Business Communication I 2
8. BUS211 Business Statistics I 3
9. BST203 Christian Worldview I 2
Electives
1. ACT201 Principles of Insurance 2
2. MKT201 Elements of Marketing I 2
Second Semester
SN Code Name Unit
1. ACC202 Financial Accounting II 3
2. ECO204 Macro Economics II 2
3. MAN202 Elements of Management II 2
4. ACC204 Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting II 3
5. ACC206 Applied Data Processing 2
6. LAW202 Business Law II 2
7. ACC208 Introduction to Accounting Theory and Standards II 2
8. BUS212 Business Statistics II 3
9. BST204 Christian Worldview II 2
10. GST222 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2
11. EPS(ACC)228 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Education 2
12. GST224 Leadership Skills 2
Electives
1. MKT202 Principles of Marketing II 2
First Semester
SN Code Name Unit
1. ACC301 Corporate Accounting 3
2. ACC303 Cost Accounting 1 3
3. ACC305 Oil & Gas Accounting 2
4. ACC307 Quantitative Techniques 3
5. ACC311 Elements of Finance 2
6. LAW301 Company Law I 2
7. ACC317 Public Finance 2
8. ACC315 Capital Market Theory & Practice 2
9. ACC313 Intermediate Accounting I 2
Electives
1. ESP311 Entrepreneurial Studies (Accounting) 2
Second Semester
SN Code Name Unit
1. ACC302 Intermediate Accounting 2
2. LAW302 Company Law 2
3. ACC304 Management Accounting 3
4. ACC306 Financial Management 2
5. ACC308 Principles of Taxation 3
6. ACC310 Advanced Oil and Gas Accounting 2
7. ACC312 Principles & Practice of Auditing 2
8. ACC316 Corporate Governance, Management and Ethics 3
9. ACC314 Research Methodology 3
10. ACC318 Managerial Economics 2
Electives
1. ACC320 Bankruptcy, Liquidation and Executorship 2
First Semester
SN Code Name Unit
1. ACC401 Advanced Financial Accounting I 3
2. ACC403 Management Accounting and Control 3
3. ACC405 Advanced Financial Management 2
4. ACC409 Auditing / Investigation & Assurance Service 2
5. ACC411 Environmental Accounting 2
6. ACC417 Financial Reporting Standards & Institutions 2
7. ACC415 Advanced Capital Market Theory & Practice 2
Electives
1. BUS401 Business Policy & Strategy 3
2. BUS409 Analysis for Business Decisions 3
Second Semester
SN Code Name Unit
1. ACC402 Advance Financial Accounting II 3
2. ACC406 Taxation and Tax Management 3
3. ACC410 International Accounting 2
4. ACC412 Public Sector Accounting 3
5. ACC408 Accounting Entrepreneurial Development 2
6. ACC414 Management Information System 2
7. ACC416 Forensic Accounting 2
8. ACC499 Research Project/Original Essay 4