Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Accounting and Finance in Ghana

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Accounting and Finance(Accounting and Finance)
  • Major Subject: Accounting and Finance
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Accounting and Finance

  •  Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Accra  
    Bachelor of Accounting

    Course entry requirements
    (i) Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE), and West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) candidates:
    -SSSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
    -WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

    (ii) General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level candidates:
    -Passes in three (3) GCE Advanced Level subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better).
    -Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics, a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Art’s subject (for science students).

    (iii) Admission of Higher National Diploma (HND) candidates to first-degree programmes:
    -Applicant must have graduated with a good HND certificate (at least second class lower division). In addition, the applicant must have acquired a minimum of two (2) years post-HND qualification working experience. Other diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) may be similarly considered.

    (iv) Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) candidates:
    -Passes in three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including English, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)

    (iv) Mature Students’ entry:
    -Mature students entry avenues to tertiary education provide opportunities for people who could not do so earlier to further their education at the tertiary level after years in the workplace.
    -The applicant must be at least twenty-five (25) years old, at the time of registration and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate document.
    -An applicant must pass the mature students’ entrance examinations conducted by GIMPA in English, Mathematics and an Aptitude test.

    (vi) Foreign Qualifications:
    -All foreign qualifications would be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to tertiary institutions in Ghana in accordance with the National Accreditation Board Act, 2007 [Act 744 (2(2b)].Note should be taken however that the American SAT, TOEFL etc. cannot in themselves be acceptable as entry qualifications into GIMPA.

    Program duration: 4 years
  •  Academic City University College, Accra  
    Course Structure:

    Year 1

    BCW 101 Fundamentals of Information Technology
    BCW 103 Communication Skills 1
    BCW 105 French Language 1
    BBA 101 Basic Mathematics
    BBA 103 Fundamentals of Business
    BCW 102 French Language 2
    BCW 104 Communication Skills 2
    BCW 106 African Studies
    BCW 108 Logic and Critical Thinking
    BBA 102 Principles of Management

    Year 2

    BBA 201 Principles of Microeconomics
    BBA 203 Introduction to Financial Accounting
    BBA 205 Commercial Law 1
    BBA 207 Introduction to Public Administration
    BBA 209 Introduction to Marketing
    BBA 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
    BBA 204 Cost and Management Accounting
    BBA 206 Business Mathematics
    BBA 208 Commercial Law 2
    BBA 210 Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
    BBA 212 Introduction to Human Resource Management

    Year 3

    BBA 301 Management & Organizational Behaviour
    BBA 303 Quantitative Methods
    BBA 305 Computer Applications in Management
    BBA 307 Business Finance
    ACC 301 Financial Reporting 1
    ACC 303 Accounting Information Systems
    BBA 302 Business Research Methods
    BBA 304 Managerial Economics
    BBA 306 Production Management
    ACC 302 Auditing & Assurance
    ACC 304 Advanced Financial Accounting
    ACC 306 Financial Reporting 2

    Year 4

    BBA 401 Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation
    BBA 403 Company Law
    ACC 401 Principles & Practice of Taxation
    ACC 403 Corporate Finance 1
    ACC 497 Project 1
    BBA 402 Strategic Management
    ACC 402 Public Sector Accounting
    ACC 404 Corporate Reporting
    ACC 406 Corporate Finance 2
    ACC 498 Project 2

    Electives
    ACC 405 Financial Markets & Institutions
    ACC 407 Micro-Finance Lending
    ACC 409 Business Lending
    ACC 411 Treasury Management
    ACC 413 Industrial Relations
    ACC 408 Financial Modelling
    ACC 410 E-Commerce
    ACC 412 Marketing of Financial Services
    ACC 414 Forensic Accounting
    ACC 416 Supply Chain Management

  •  Ghana Christian University College, Accra  
    BSc Accounting




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