Bachelor Of Science in Business Administration

BSc. Accounting


Welcome to WMOU’s Accounting Department.

Our courses are meticulously designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to thrive as competent accountants and financial experts in the ever-evolving business world.

For individuals aspiring to embark on entrepreneurial ventures or pursue careers as a Government Accountant

 or Certified Public Accountant within esteemed firms, our Accounting degree program offers comprehensive knowledge essential for success in these domains.

The Accounting program offers a diverse range of specialized modules, including Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, and Governmental Accounting. These specialized areas are crucial for the efficient functioning of organizations across various industries. Professionals trained in Accounting play a pivotal role in guiding businesses to make informed financial decisions, optimize profits, manage risks effectively, and secure a competitive advantage in their respective markets.

  • Establish a robust foundation in accounting principles, including financial accounting and managerial accounting.
  • Delve deeper into strategic financial management and corporate finance to align accounting practices with business objectives.
  • Specialize in areas like auditing, taxation, and internal controls through advanced electives and seminars.
  • Prepare for industry certifications like CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CMA (Certified Management Accountant) with the support and resources offered by our program.

Course Curriculum

Our Accounting program is meticulously structured to provide students with the requisite skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in various accounting roles. The curriculum encompasses crucial topics from financial accounting and managerial accounting to auditing and taxation, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of the field. Students will delve into areas such as financial statement analysis, cost accounting, internal controls, and tax strategies. Additionally, we supplement theoretical learning with practical experiences and insights from industry professionals, preparing students for the complex world of accounting. Upon graduation, students will be adequately equipped to excel in a multitude of roles within the accounting profession.

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. Accounting

Here’s what you need to study for a bachelor’s programme at West Midlands Open 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

Please note that submission of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results is NOT MANDATORY. at this stage. However, upon admission to the university, the provided results will be thoroughly verified for authenticity and compliance with the stated criteria.


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.

Pay Upfront

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




Pay in Installments

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