BSc Business Administration

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The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration degree is designed for students seeking a strong and comprehensive foundation in Business.

Start Date

September entry


4 years

Entry requirements

See below

Fees Per Session



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The program is more structured than other business programs, covering the breadth of business-related disciplines as defined in the business core curriculum - accounting, international business law, economics, finance, management, international business, and information systems. The program culminates in a cap stone strategy course requiring students to apply their knowledge of the various aspects of business in a market simulation.


You will study the following modules:

Year 1 Units

First Semester

  • Introduction to Business
  • Introductory Mathematics I    
  • Basic Accounting Concepts    
  • Element of Economics
  • Use of English I    
  • People and Culture of Nigeria
  • IT and Library Skills

Second Semester

  • Introduction to Management and Society
  • Introductory Mathematics II    
  • Principles of Economics    
  • Use of English II        
  • Logic, Phylososphy and Human Existance        
  • Computer Applications I    
  • Health Awarness Education

Year 2 Units

First Semester

  • Elements of Marketing I    
  • Economic Theory I    
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting I
  • Statistics I        
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Entrepreneurial Studies I

Second Semester

  • Elements of Marketing II    
  • Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting    
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting II    
  • Statistics II        
  • Business Communication    
  • Moral Reasoning and Ethics    
  • Computer Application II

Year 3 Units

First Semester

  • Management Theory    
  • Human Recourses Management    
  • Management Accounting    
  • Business Law    
  • Production Management
  • Entrepreneurial Studies II

Second Semester

  • Financial Management    
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Labour Economics    
  • Elements of Management    
  • Elements of Government    
  • Research Methods 2

Year 4 Units

First Semester

  • Business Policy and Strategy, I    
  • International Economics    
  • Advanced Management Theory        
  • Management Information System    
  • Research Project I

Second Semester

  • Business Policy and Strategy II    
  • Analysis for Business Decision    
  • Corporate Planning    
  • International Business
  • Research Project II

At the end of the course students will be able to use accounting concepts and skills to solve problems in economics and management sciences.

Lecturer at Nile University


Additional Information

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:


* Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

** For complete requirements, please check the 2019/2020 Jamb Brochure.

  • DIRECT ENTRY: Available
  • UTME SUBJECTS: Economics and any two Arts or Social Science subjects
  • O’LEVEL SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Economics/Principles of Accounting and any two Arts or Social Science subjects

How will I be taught?

The course will be taught in lecture and the students will be encouraged to do assignments and homework periodically (as deemed necessary) to aid learning and mastery of the course.

Career support

The breadth of options available on this degree will enable you to prepare for a wide range of career paths in business and management. You could choose to go into the financial sector or follow a career in industry, retail consultancy or the public sector.

Further Study

  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc Management
  • MBA Executive Master of Business Admin
  • MPhil Management
  • PGD Management
  • PHD Management
  • PGD Economics
  • MSc Economics
  • PHD Economics

Fees and Finance

In 2020/2021 the full-time tuition fee undergraduate students on this course will be N2,400,000 Per Session.  

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 

Sectoral Advisory Board

The Sectoral Advisory Board (SAB) was formed with the goal of creating a bridge between industry (private/public and national/international institutions) and academics considering the latest requirements of the industry and incorporating necessary components in the curriculum regarding overall development of the department.

Main Objectives of the SAB:

1- Development of 

a) Curriculum of the department 
b) Syllabus of the courses in the department
c) Institutional relationships

2- Increase the potential of

a) Internship
b) Scholarship 
c) Sponsorship

Roles and Responsibilities of the SAB:  
The roles and responsibilities of SAB are as follows:
The SAB develops and recommends new or revised programme goals and objectives.
The Sectoral of "X" Advisory Board advises the department head on matters related to undergraduate, postgraduate, research and outreach programs, including but not limited to curricula, accreditation, new programs, recruitment of students and faculty, and investment of resources. 


Structure of the SAB:

The SAB is composed of members from eminent institutions as well as members from industry and members of faculty of the department. The chairman of the Board is the head of the department.
The Board meets twice per academic year.

Members of the SAB:
The current members of the Sectoral Advisory Board are:




Dr. Umar Abbas Ibrahim


Nile university of Nigeria

Mr. Adekunle Elumaro


KSM2G professionals

Alh. Muhammad Datti



Mrs. Khairat Yusuf


Global Khairi Limited

Alh. Lamido Yusuf


Abuja Finance Institute








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