Colleges and Universities Offering PhD in Accounting in Nigeria

  • Course Name: PhD in Accounting ()
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Institutions Offering PhD in Accounting

  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Admission is limited to the holders of the following qualifications:

    (i) WASC O’ Level with credit passes in 5 subjects at a sitting or 6 subjects at two sittings

    which must include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other business related subjects.

    (ii) A Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Babcock University or any other

    University accredited by the NUC with at least Second Class Upper Division.

    (iii) M.Sc. (Accounting) degree of Babcock University or any other university recognized by

    National Universities Commission. Candidates must have obtained a CGPA of at least 3.50 grading on a 4.0 scale or 60% Overall Average on a percentage grading scale OR at least a CGPA of 4.0 on a 5.0 scale or 60% Overall Average on a percentage grading scale. Except that students who are deficient in some core course from the evaluation of transcripts may be required to take and pass some remedial courses at the MSc Level but such will not count as part of the graduation minimum requirement.

    (iv) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Accounting with at least three points (3.0) on a four

    points (4.0) Grading scale or three and a half(3.5) points on a five point (5.0) Grading scale or 60% on a percentage grading scale, from Babcock University or any other university recognized by National Universities Commission.

    (v) In addition, applicants may be required to sit for qualifying examinations and/ attend an

    oral interview sessions to determine eligibility.

    (vi) All applicants for the PhD Accounting shall be required to submit a Synopsis/Proposal on topical area of interest and shall discuss with the Departmental PG Board who will determine sufficient background in the area and identify Lecturers relevant to the selected area. Candidate may be required to change the research topic if it is discovered that there is no senior academic to handle such.
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) To be eligible, a candidate must have a relevant Master’s Degree or equivalent from a University approved by Senate and a minimum of weighted average of 60%.
    (ii) In special cases, a programme may require additional conditions including an interview
    (iii) Candidates with M. Phil degree in relevant programmes.

    Candidates in regular employment or employed at Bowen must indicate such and must submit with their applications, formal letter of release to Postgraduate College.

    Applicants who are not graduates of Bowen University must request their former Universities or institutions to forward directly to the College Administrator, College of Postgraduate Studies, Bowen University their academic transcripts as applicable.

    Course duration: 6 semesters
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Public Sector Accounting
    2. Environmental Accounting
    3. Management Accounting
    4. Oil and Gas Accounting
    5. Taxation
    6. Financial Reporting
    7. Auditing
    8. International Accounting
    9. Management Information Systems
    10. Corporate Governance

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants shall possess the Bachelor and Master’s Degrees of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University in the relevant disciplines. To qualify for direct entry into the Ph.D degree programme, a candidate shall have a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (60%) in the Master’s (M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech) degree result.

    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Elizade University Elizade University, Ilara Mokin  
    Admission criteria:
    -A graduate of Elizade University or any other approved University who possesses a Master’s Degree with research thesis and a weighted coursework average which normally shall not be less than 60% or CGPA of 4.0.

    -In addition to the admission requirements as published, ALL Candidates should please note that in accordance with the University regulations, they must satisfy the O’Level requirements for Matriculation into first degree programmes of Elizade University, i.e. Five Credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics (where required).

    Course duration: A minimum of three (3) academic sessions and a maximum of five (5)academic sessions.

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Edo State University Edo State University, Uzairue  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Master’s degree with a weighted average score of 60% and above (CGPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5 point scale)

    -Candidates who do not make up to 60% (≥ 55% or CGPA of not less than 3.5 on a 5 point scale) or deficient in some prerequisite courses especially from another institution may be required to register for the M.Phil/Ph.D. programme. The Department may prescribe appropriate courses for candidates whose academic record is considered deficient for the area of specialization.

    -In addition, PhD applicants should submit a concept note/ research proposal of not more than 450 words along with their application form
  • Crawford University Crawford University, Igbesa  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Must possess the Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees of Crawford University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Crawford University in the relevant discipline. To qualify for direct entry into the Ph.D. degree programme, a candidate must have a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (60%) in the Master’s (M.A./M.Sc./M.Eng./M.Tech.) programme. Candidates with CGPAof 3.50–3.99 on a 5.00 point scale or equivalent (55–59%)

    Course duration:
    -6 semesters: full time
    -8 semesters: part time
  • Landmark University Landmark University, Omu Aran  
    Course entry requirements:
    Admission into any of the Doctoral programme is available to any graduate of Landmark University, Omu-Aran, or any other University recognized by the Landmark University Senate, who possesses a Master degree relevant to the intended programme. However, such intending candidate should have scored:
    -an average of at least 60% (3.5 CGPA) in his/her Master degree programme.
    -between 55% - 59% to qualify for M.Phil. Ph.D.
    -between 50% - 54% to qualify for M.Phil. Programme.

    Course duration: 6-10 semesters
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    i. A M.Sc. Degree in Accounting of the Lagos State University or any other institution recognized by the Senate of Lagos State University with not less than CGPA of 4.0.
    ii. Candidate would be made to undergo a selection process organized by the Department.
    iii. Candidate must satisfy all other condition as stated in the General Regulation governing Postgraduate degrees in the Lagos State University.

    Course duration: Minimum of six (6) semesters and maximum of ten (10) semesters.
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) SSC or its equivalent with credit passes in five (5) relevant subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Accounting and any other two subjects at not more than two sittings.
    (b) Master of Science Degree in Accounting with CGPA of 4.00 on a 5-point scale or average of 60% (B) from a recognized university.
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Relevant Master’s degree with at least an average of B grade (60%) which includes coursework and research thesis from a recognized university.

    Course duration: 3 years
  • Al-Qalam University Al-Qalam University, Katsina  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Academic Masters in relevant area with CGPA of at least 3.50.

    Course duration: 3 years
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Master’s degree in a very related field with a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a 5.0 scale
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course duration: 36 months

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
    Course duration: 8 Semesters

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