B.Sc. Accounting

The accounting programme is designed to prepare students for a rewarding career in the dynamic field of accounting. The program will provide students with a strong foundation in the fundamental principles of accounting and the skills they need to succeed in today’s competitive job market.

The program will cover a wide range of topics, including financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, and accounting information systems. Students will also have the opportunity to specialize in specific areas of accounting, such as financial analysis, cost accounting, forensic accounting, or international accounting.

This program is designed to give students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in any accounting career. Whether students want to work in public accounting, private industry, or government, this program will give them the foundation they need to succeed.


Accounting or accountancy is the measurement, processing, and communication of financial information about economic.

If you’re an educational professional who are looking to progress into management and consultancy, or an educational planning or development role, this is the best degree for you.

Accounting can be divided into several fields including financial accounting, management accounting, external auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting. Accounting information systems are designed to support accounting functions and related activities. Financial accounting focuses on the reporting of an organization’s financial information, including the preparation of financial statements, to the external users of the information, such as investors.

  • Accounting majors take a full year of accounting: Principles of Accounting I and II, during your the year.
  • As Juniors, you will enroll in interm. Accounting I and II, it will you a comprehensive understanding of accounting practice, thoery and financial report.
  • Senior year will give you a great opportunity to specialize in an area of interest by pairing Accounting Topics with electives of your choosing.
  • We will assist students in preparing for the Certified Public Accounting Exam through our self study programs.

Course Curriculum

Our program is created to give students the abilities and information they require to be successful in a range of occupations in the accounting and finance sectors. Financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, and accounting information systems are just a few of the topics covered in the program. Students can contact the professors by phone, email, and online forums. A cutting-edge e-library, virtual computer laboratories for accounting stimulation, cutting-edge software applications, a career center, professional workshops, and a range of student organizations are among the other tools available to students.

Accounting Major

Course Summary

Bachelor Of Science in Accounting

Study Level
Bsc. Accounting

Study Duration
4 years minimum


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100 Level

     First Semester Units
     ACC 101 – Introduction to Financial Accounting I 3
     GST 101 – Use of English and Communication Skills 2
     BUA 101 – Introduction to Business I 2
     ECO 101 – Principles of Economics I 3
     COS 101 – Introduction to Computers 2
     GST 109 – Use of Library and ICT Skills 2
     AMS 101 – Basic Mathematics 2
     Second Semester Units
    BUA 102 – Introduction to Business II 2
    ECO 102 – Principles of Economics II 3
    GST 102 – Nigerian People and Culture 2
    ACC 102 – Introduction to Financial Accounting II 3
    AMS 104 – Principles of Project Management 2
    AMS 102 – Principles of Management 2
    EMT 103 – Business Ethics 3

200 Level

     First Semester Units
     ENT 211 – Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2
     GST 201 – Philosophy, Logic, and Human Existence 2
     ACC 203 – Corporate Governance and Accounting Ethics 3
     ACC 201 – Financial Accounting I 3
     BUA 203 – Business Statistics 3
     BUA 205 – Leadership and Corporate Governance 2
     BBA 104 – Business Law I 2
     Second Semester Units
     ACC 204 – Introduction to Cost Accounting 3
     ACC 206 – Accounting Laboratory 3
     ACC 202 – Financial Accounting II 3
     ECO 202 – Microeconomics Theory II 2
     BBA 205 – Business Law II 2

300 Level

     First Semester Units
     ACC 301 -Financial Reporting I 3
     ACC 311 – Entrepreneurship in Accounting 3
     ACC 303 – Management Accounting 3
     ACC 305 – Taxation I 3
     ACC 307 – Auditing and Assurance 3
     BUA 311 – Production and Management 3
     Second Semester Units
     ACC 308 – Public Sector Accounting and Reporting 3
     GST 312 – Peace and Conflict Resolution 3
     ENT 312 – Venture Creation 2
     ACC 302 – Financial Reporting II  3
     BUA 314 – Innovation and Management 2
     ACC 306 – Taxation II  2

400 Level

     First Semester Units
     ACC 401 – Advanced Financial Reporting 3
     ACC 403 – Auditing and Assurance II 3
     ACC 405 – Bankruptcy and Liquidation 3
     BUA 401 – Business Policy & Strategy 3
     ACC 409 – Energy Finance 2
     ACC 407 – International Accounting 2
     Second Semester Units
     ACC 410 – Project 6
     ACC 402 – Corporate Reporting 3
     ACC 404 – Financial Management 3
     ACC 422 – Business Research Methods 3

Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for BSc. in AccountingHere’s what you need to study for a bachelor’s programme at West Midlands University
A copy of your O- or A-level result.

In no more than two sittings, the outcome must comprise a minimum of five credits in each of the following subjects:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Two further subjects connected to social science

Keep in mind that JAMB results are NOT NECESSARY.
After enrollment at the university, the results will be verified.


Available Opportunities for Accounting Holders
A bachelor's degree in accounting opens you a wide range of fascinating employment prospects because the accounting sector is always changing.
Here are some career options for you to consider:
  • Financial Analyst
  • Government Accountant
  • Risk Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Budget Analyst
  • Internal Auditor
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Tax Consultant
  • Corporate Controller
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Financial Planner


Payment Plans

West Midlands Open University offers a flexible payment plan for its degree programmes.
You may choose to pay the year’s fee up front or in two installments.

Up to 40% Discount

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Pay the year’s fee upfront. No hidden charges. No additional costs.



Pay in Installments

Pay in two installments.
An initial deposit of ₦150,000 and a second payment of ₦100,000.
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