POSTGRADUATE

MAF Accounting and Finance

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The philosophy of the program is to provide graduate education and training in Accounting and Finance which develop and deepen the spirit of enquiry and responsibility in the students

Start Date

September or January entry

Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree

Fees

₦ 1,600,000

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The philosophy of the program is to provide graduate education and training in Accounting and Finance which develop and deepen the spirit of enquiry and responsibility in the students, to take on research, teaching in higher institutions, as well as management and accounting responsibilities in public and private sectors of the national and global economies. In addition, the course will sharpen their skill/knowledge and inculcate into them the spirit of professionalism in Accounting and Finance. 

Objectives

The Masters in Accounting and Finance program is designed to:

(a) Inculcate the requisite intellectual/conceptual foundations that will permit meaningful participation in the discussion or resolution of the problems which confront the accounting and finance discipline in the contemporary world;

(b) Encourage research into problems which impede the maximum contribution of accounting and finance to national development and well-being of the people.

(c) Develop skill in accounting and finance as well as critical analysis to improve the capacity of students in formulating sound investigative policies and strategies.

(d) Develop the students professionally and inculcate into them the spirit of professionalism in Accounting and Finance. 

COURSE SUMMARY

You will study the following modules:

Year 1

First Semester

  • Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Management Information for Accounting/Finance
  • Business Law
  • Cost & Management Accounting
  • Small Business Management and Accounting
  • Public Enterprise Management

Second Semester

  • Public Finance
  • Research Methodology
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Reporting/Ethics
  • Project Management
  • Principles of Risk Management

Year 2

First Semester

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting Standard
  • Accounting Seminar
  • Public Budgeting and Accounting
  • Tax Management
  • Pension Accounting and Administration
  • Public Financial Authorities

Second Semester

  • Advanced Accounting Theory
  • Auditing/ Forensic Investigations
  • International Accounting
  • Public Sector Accounting and Finance
  • Research Project

The students will be exposed to global accounting practices along with tools for financial managerial decision making. The students will undertake courses in specialized areas of accounting and finance, to enhance competencies.

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Additional Information

Entry Requirements

i.  A good degree (at least second-class lower division) in accounting from a recognized university. Provided the university matriculation requirements are satisfied.

ii. A Postgraduate Diploma in accounting at Upper Credit from a recognized University. 

How will I be taught?

The programme is delivered through lectures, seminars, workshops, business games, simulation exercises and directed through independent study. The students use a range of accessible supplementary texts, articles, reports and other designated sources, including business games, simulations and websites.

Career support

Students can develop a career in sectors ranging from Consultancy, IT and ITES industry, Market Research, Stock Trading, Banking, Insurance, FMCG and other corporates.

Further Study

 

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