The B.Sc. programme in Accounting is designed to produce graduates with an ideal platform for a career in accountancy and finance. It should provide students with a more in-depth knowledge and practical skills required to deal with a wide range of accounting and financial operations.
Objectives of the B.Sc. in Accounting
The graduate of the B.Sc. in accounting programme should be able to:
- Understand the concepts and conventions on which financial accounting is based;
- Identify and record all related business data.
- Acquire skills and understanding needed to prepare financial statements for various business units.
- Report the movement of financial resources within, into and out of the firm for management to understand the results of its decisions and actions.
- Obtain a good understanding of financial information such as that appearing on standard financial statements
- Acquire knowledge of cost accounting so as to be able to prepare management accounts for decision making purposes;
- Acquire audit and control knowledge needed for both internal and external audit of organizational activities;
- Preparing financial reports, etc.
The programme is expected to produce graduates who are competent in
- Taking up employment as middle-level staff in financial and non financial institutions;
- Being rapidly operational with customers’ services, foreign transaction services and financial institutions management services;
- Mastering money exchange transaction in big financial markets;
- Creating and managing small and medium sized enterprises;
- Holding managerial positions in the rapidly growing microfinance sector;
- Holding positions in enterprises and financial institutions, etc.