•  To equip current practitioners in Accounting and Finance with the requisite knowledge and skills to improve the management of financial accounting, financial management and investment analysis.
  • To equip potential practitioners in Accounting and Finance with the requisite knowledge and skills for fluid entry into industry
  • To continuously research and disseminate the latest knowledge on contemporary developments in accounting, auditing, finance and investment, and related fields.
  • Identify and analyse key paradigm shifts in the contemporary world and their impact on Accounting and Finance.
  • Blend the theory of Accounting and Finance with its practical application within the corporate and industrial space through case studies and student experiences.
  • For entry into the Programme, students must have passed 5 subjects at Ordinary Level (or its equivalent) including English and Mathematics with at least a C grade.


  •  Apart from five (5) subjects at Ordinary Level a student must have passed at least two subjects at the Advanced Level, preferably Management of Business, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, and Geography.


  • In approved cases a student may be exempted from Part I courses on condition that the student does not complete the full-time programme in less than three full academic years.


  •  Among exempted Part I candidates’ credit should not be given in excess of the number of courses offered in that part.

The course of study for the B. Comm. in Accounting and Finance is normally 4 years comprising of eight (8) semesters of study and one academic year of placement. The combination of modules within the Honours Degree programme shall be wide enough to allow a student to cover various issues in Accounting and Finance

  •  Financial Accountants
  • Cost and Management Accountants
  • Financial Managers
  • Financial Advisors
  • Fund Managers
  • Stock Brokers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Investment Analysts
  • Internal Auditors and external Auditors
  • Chartered Accountants
  • Academic/Lecturing
Full Programme Structure

  • COAF 1101 Financial Accounting IA/COAF 1107 Accounting IA
  • COAF 1102 Quantitative Analysis for Business I
  • COAF 1103 Principles of Management
  • COAF 1104 Introduction to Information Technology and Information Literacy
  • COAF 1105 Financial Mathematics I
  • COAF 1106 Business Communication
  • COAF 1201 Financial Accounting IB/COAF 1207 Accounting IB
  • COAF 1202 Quantitative Analysis for Business II
  • IDPL 1203 Peace and Leadership Studies
  • COAF 1203 Principles of Marketing
  • COHR 1204 Business Law
  • COAF 1205 Financial Mathematics II
  • COAF 1206 Micro Economics
  • COAF 2101 Financial Accounting IIA
  • COAF 2102 Corporate Finance I
  • COAF 2103 Audit Skills and Process
  • COAF 2104 Macroeconomics
  • COAF 2105 Cost and Management Accounting I
  • COAF 2106 Company Law
  • COAF 2201 Financial Accounting IIB
  • COAF 2202 Corporate Finance II
  • COAF 2203 Public Finance
  • COAF 2204 Research Methods
  • COAF 2205 Cost and Management Accounting II
  • COAF 2206 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

COAF 3001 Industrial Attachment

  • Student's Work Related Learning Report
  • Academic Supervisor's Assessment Report
  • Employer's Assessment Report

COAF 4101 Financial Reporting
COAF 4102 Advanced Asset Pricing Theory
COAF 4103 Taxation I
COAF 4104 Advanced Auditing
COAF 4105 Management Accounting
COAF 4106 Risk Analysis and Management

  • COAF 4201 Advanced Financial Accounting
  • COAF 4202 Accounting Information Systems
  • COAF 4203 Taxation II
  • COAF 4204 Public Sector Accounting
  • COAF 4205 International Finance
  • COAF 4206 Dissertation