Bachelor Of Science in Public Policy and Administration

Public Policy and Administration

International Taxation

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.

Public Policy and Administration

Course Summary

Bachelor Of Science in Public Policy and Administration

Study Level
Bsc. Public Policy and Administration

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
     PAD 201 – Introduction to Public Administration 3
     PAD 205 – Office Administration 2
     GST 201 – Philosophy, Logic, and Human Existence 2
     ENT 211 – Entrepreneurship and Innovation  2
     ECO 203 – Macroeconomics Theory I 2
     BUA 205 – Leadership and corporate Governance 2
     PAD 203 – Public Law 3
     Second Semester Units
     PAD 212 – Rural and Community Development 2
     PAD 202 – Nigerian Government and Administration 2
     PAD 208 – Theory and Practice of Budgeting 2
     PAD 214 – Philosophy and Methods of Political Science 3
     PAD 204 – Public Organization and Management 3
     PAD 206 – Public Sector Planning 3

300 Level

     First Semester Units
     PAD 301 – Administrative Theory  2
     PAD 303 – International Administration 2
     PAD 305 – Public personnel Administration 3
     PAD 307 – Research Methods 3
     PAD 309 – Comparative Local Government 2
     PAD 311 – Public Finance 2
     PAD 313 – Administrative Law 2
     Second Semester Units
     ENT 312 – Venture Creation 2
     GST 312 – Peace and Conflict Resolution 2
     PAD 302 – Administrative Behavior 2
     PAD 306 – Development Administration 2
     PAD 308 – E-Governance 2
     PAD 310 – Intergovernmental Relations 2
     PAD 312 – Traditional Administrative System in Nigeria 2
     PAD 304 – Seminar 1

400 Level

     First Semester Units
     PAD 401 – Theory and Practice of Planning 2
     PAD 403 – Public Policy Analysis 3
     PAD 405 – Workshop in Public Administration 2
     PAD 407 – Public Finance Administration 3
     PAD 409 – Public Service Ethics and Accountability 2
     PAD 411 – Social and Welfare Administration in Nigeria 2
     PAD 413 – Contemporary Strategic Thoughts 2
     Second Semester Units
     PAD 402 – Public Project Analysis and Management 2
     PAD 404 – Public Enterprises and Management 2
     PAD 406 – Research Project  6
     PAD 408 – Comparative Public Administration 2
     PAD 412 – Conflict Management 2
     PAD 414 – Administration and ICT 2
Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for BSc. Public Policy and Administration

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

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

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 ₦150,000 and a second payment of ₦100,000.
No hidden charges. No additional costs.



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