Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

BSc. Business and Finance


Welcome to the Business and Finance program at WMOU. Our program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic world of business and finance. Through our comprehensive curriculum, students will gain a solid understanding of business management principles, coupled with in-depth knowledge of financial concepts and practices. Our goal is to empower graduates to make informed financial decisions, analyze market trends, and drive organizational growth. Join us to embark on a transformative educational journey that will prepare you for success in various roles within the business and finance sectors.


Whether you envision a career as a financial analyst, a strategic leader, or an entrepreneur, our program will equip you with a strong foundation and real-world experiences to thrive in the ever-changing landscape of business and finance. Our curriculum encompasses two essential components: strategic management and financial expertise. You will learn to formulate and implement effective business strategies, optimise resource allocation, and make informed decisions. Simultaneously, you will explore the intricacies of financial analysis, investment management, and risk assessment. Our dedicated faculty, industry partnerships, and immersive learning opportunities will provide you with the practical skills and theoretical insights necessary to excel in this dynamic field. Join us on a transformative educational journey that will shape your future career and enable you to make a lasting impact in the world of business and finance

Business and Finance can be classified into two essential components: strategic business management and financial analysis.

Strategic business management involves formulating and implementing effective strategies, encompassing areas such as organizational structure, decision-making processes, and resource allocation.

Financial analysis focuses on evaluating financial data, assessing investment opportunities, and making informed financial decisions.

In our program, you will explore these interconnected aspects, gaining a comprehensive understanding of how strategic management and financial analysis are intertwined. Our experienced faculty, industry partnerships, and immersive learning opportunities will equip you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to excel in this dynamic field. Prepare to thrive in diverse business environments and make strategic financial decisions with confidence.

In our Business and Finance program, you can expect to:

  • Develop a strong foundation in key business principles, including financial management, accounting, and economic analysis.
  • Deepen your understanding of strategic financial management and investment analysis to align financial practices with business objectives.
  • Specialize in areas such as financial planning, risk management, or corporate finance through a selection of advanced elective courses.
  • Prepare for industry-recognized certifications such as CFA or CPA with our program's support and resources.
  • Join us to gain practical experience through internships, case studies, and real-world projects, enabling you to cultivate in-demand skills and excel as a finance professional or business leader.

Course Curriculum

Our Business and Finance program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required for success in diverse roles within the field. From strategic financial management to investment analysis, our curriculum covers essential topics to ensure a comprehensive understanding. Students will explore areas such as financial accounting, managerial finance, risk management, and international finance. Additionally, we provide practical experiences through internships and real-world projects to prepare students for the challenges of the business and finance industry. Graduates will emerge well-prepared to excel in various occupations, including financial analyst, investment banker, financial manager, and risk manager.

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Course Summary

Bachelor Of Science in Business and Finance

Study Level
Bsc. Business and Finance

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
     FIN 209 – Elements of Banking 3
     FIN 215 – Applications of Computer in Finance and Banking 2
     FIN 217 – Law of Banking 3
     GST 201 – Philosophy, Logic, and Human Existence 2
     ENT 211 – Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2
     FIN 205 – Corporate Finance 3
     Second Semester Units
     FIN 202 – Principles of Insurance 2
     FIN 204 – Quantitative Analysis 2
     FIN 210 – Banking Methods and Process 3
     FIN 216 – Fundamentals of Deposit Insurance 2
     FIN 206 – Financial Risk Management 3
     FIN 202 – International Finance 3

300 Level

     First Semester Units
     FIN 303 – Principles of Finance 3
     FIN313 – Financial Management  2
     FIN 317 – Entrepreneurship of Finance 2
     FIN 315 – Management of financial institutions 3
     FIN 305 – Financial Systems in Nigeria 2
     ACC 303 – Management Accounting  3
     Second Semester Units
     FIN 316 – Practice of Deposit Insurance 3
     FIN308 – Bank Lending and Credit Administration  3
     FIN 304 – Development Finance  2
     ENT 312 – Venture Creation  2
     GST 312 – Peace and Conflict Resolution 2
     BUA 314 – Innovation Management  2
     BUA 302 – Human Behavior in Organizations 3

400 Level

     First Semester Units
     FIN 409 – Financial Technology (FINTEC) 3
     FIN 413 – Quantitative Finance  2
     FIN 411 – Structure and Management of Insurance   3
     FIN 410 – Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 3
     ACC409 – Energy Finance  2
     BUA 401 – Business Policy and Strategy 3
     Second Semester Units
     FIN 414 – Marketing of financial Services 2
     FIN 416 – International Trade and Finance  4
     FIN 404 – Research Project 6
     FIN 408 – Project Evaluation 2
     BUA 402 – Strategic Thinking and Problem Solving  3
Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for BSc. in Business and finance

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 Business and Finance degree holders:
Here are some career options for you to consider:
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Financial Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Auditor
  • Corporate Treasurer
  • Wealth Manager
  • 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.

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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 ₦100,000 and a second payment of ₦100,000.
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