POSTGRADUATE

MSc Accounting

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The aim of the programme is to provide graduate education and training in Accounting

Start Date

September or January entry

Duration

2 years

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

Fees

₦2,500,000

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The aim of the programme is to provide graduate education and training in Accounting, 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.
 

The M.Sc. Accounting Programme 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 discipline in the contemporary world;

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

(c) Develop skill in logical reasoning and critical analysis and improve the capacity of students in formulating sound accounting policies and strategies.

COURSE SUMMARY

You will study the following modules:

 

First Semester

 

C/R Course No Course Title Credit

1

C ACC 801 Financial Accounting Theory 2

2

C ACC 803 Corporate Finance 3

3

C ACC 805 Research Methodology 2

4

C ACC 807 Management Accounting Theory 3

5

C ACC 809 International Accounting 2

6

C ACC 811 Management Information system 2

7

E ACC 813 Elective I (Portfolio Theory and Invst. Analysis) 2

Total

16

 

Second Semester

 

C/R

Course No Course Title Credit
1

C

ACC 802 Public Sector Accounting 3
2

C

ACC 804 Taxation Theory and Practice 2
3

C

ACC 806 Economic Theory 3
4

C

ACC 808 Auditing Theory 2
5

E

ACC 822 Elective II (Management of Financial Institutions) 2
6

E

ACC 824 Elective III (International Business Finance) 2
Total 14


Elective Courses

1

Elective

ACC 812 Business Policy & Strategy Management 2

2

ACC 814 Management Theory and Practice

3

ACC 813 Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis

4

ACC 818 Oil and Gas Accounting

5

ACC 820 Forensic Accounting

6

ACC 822 Management of Financial Institutions

7

ACC 824 International Business Finance

8

ACC 826 Public Finance

9

ACC 828 Accounting Standards


Third Semester

  C/R Course No Course Title Credits
1 C ACC 815 M.Sc. Accounting Research Seminar 2
2 C ACC 817 Thesis 3
Total 5

 

Fourth Semester

  C/R Course No Course Title Credit
1 C ACC 810 Thesis 3
Total 3

Finance is the most liquid asset of an organization and therefore to manage the finances of corporate organizations, knowledge of corporate finance is required.

Professor at Nile University

COURSE INFORMATION

Additional Information

Entry Requirements

Provided the university’s matriculation requirements are satisfied;

 

  1. Degree in relevant area from a recognized university with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division may be admitted provided the university’s matriculation requirements are satisfied;
  2. A postgraduate diploma at Upper Credit Level in relevant area from a recognized university.

How will I be taught?

Students will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials. They will be required to prepare and make presentations, take-home tests and assignments. There will also be written and oral feedbacks from the Professors.

Career support

This Master’s course can act as an important stepping stone for those seeking positions with budget responsibility or senior management roles. Graduates from this course are ideally placed for further academic study to PhD level, or careers in universities and colleges, industry, commerce, and financial services.

Further Study

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Fees and Finance

In 2019/20 the full-time tuition fee postgraduate students on this course will be N2,500,000 (this is the total fee for the programme).

 

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance

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