BBA Accounting and Finance
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The Accounting Programme is designed to meet the expectation of academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy. The curriculum places much emphasis on understanding and application of basic accounting concepts, standards and approaches to prepare financial statements, suitable for the service, manufacturing and some specialized organizations.
Admission Requirements – Level 100
1. West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) & Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Applicants
i. WASSCE and SSSCE applicants must have at least credit passes (i.e. grade A1-C6 and grade A-D respectively) in three core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in addition to any three elective subjects with an aggregate score of 24 for SSCE and 36 for WASSCE or better.
ii. All other prospective applicants with any previous academic results who do not fully meet the requirement in 1(i) would be required to pass the Laweh entrance examination for admission and in addition write an essay between 300-400 words
Mature Students Admission
Applicants without the requisite requirements who are 25 years and above with at least 2years work experience may be considered as matured students and shall be required to write Laweh Entrance Examination.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning is a system of formally recognizing skills and knowledge that has been acquired from informal learning and includes skills and knowledge from:
• Life Experience
• Work Experience
• Training Courses or Programmes
Recognition of Prior Learning shall be assessed through the Laweh Entrance Examination and any of the following supporting documents
• Letters and references including confirmation from employers, clients or community groups
• Reference relating to paid or unpaid work experience
• Samples of work including report, articles or publication
Applicants with prior studies and knowledge acquired from recognized tertiary institution may be considered for admission by transferring credits from their previous institution of study. Applicants shall be required to show proof of certified copies of transcript. Acceptable forms of senior high school certificate include either of the following:
i. Official Senior High School transcript showing the date of graduation
ii. Official documentation of having passed a State High School Equivalency examination
i. Admissions would not be given to applicants who fail to pass LAWEH entrance examination, and or fail to submit transcripts or other results slips where applicable.
ii. If applicant is from a country where English is not the official language, prospective applicants may be required to take a certificated English Language bridging course offered by LAWEH.
Admission Requirements – Level 200
General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) Advanced Level:
Passes in any three (3) subjects at the G.C.E Advanced Level plus a pass in General Paper. In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) or better in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics Subject at the G.C.E Ordinary
Advanced Business Certificate Examinations (ABCE):
Passes in any five (5) subjects at the ABCE level. In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examinations
Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma in Education Certificate.
Recognized Professional Qualifications:
At least complete Level One (1) of any of the following professional qualifications:
• Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. UK (ICSA),
• Chartered Institute of Marketing. UK (CIM)
• Chartered Institute of Management Accountant. UK (CIMA)
• Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. UK (ACCA),
• Institute of Chartered Accountants ICAG and
• Chartered Institute of Bankers CIB
Higher National Diploma (HND) in disciplines relevant to the programmes being offered
by the University
Applicants in possession of University/Tertiary Diploma with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of at most 2.5 from any University/Institution in programmes relevant to the courses being offered by the University
Admission Requirements – Level 300
Higher National Diploma (HND) in related field.
University /Tertiary Diploma applicants in related field of study
Applicants with at least complete level two (2) of any of the following recognized professional qualifications: ICSA, CIM, CIMA, ACCA, ICAG and CIB.
Details of the Curriculum
This is a normative 4-year Programme taken over 8 semesters. It consists of core courses, prescriptive mandatory courses, research component, competency-based learning, practical-based learning and problem solving components incorporated into specific courses. General skills are also assessed through the interim and final assessments.
Courses Offered Include
|Entrepreneurship and Business Planning||Financial Accounting|
|Financial Managment||Cost and Management Accounting|
|Public Sector Accounting||Auditing and Assurance|
|Computer Application for Accounting||Taxation|
List of areas in which the students are likely to be employed
The target market is students already in employment, however, upon completion students could be employed in the following strategic areas;
- Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)
- Local Government Institutions (Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies)
- Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs)
- Manufacturing Enterprises
- Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
- Media Houses
- International Governmental Organizations
- Financial Institutions
- Educational Institutions
- Construction and Pharmaceutical Companies
- Security Agencies
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