Accountancy / Accounting - Faculty of Administration

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Accountancy / Accounting under the Faculty of Administration in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Accountancy / Accounting
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Accountancy / Accounting.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

Accountancy / Accounting can be studied under the Administration in the following Nigerian Universities;

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Accountancy / Accounting under the Faculty of Administration in the above Universities include;

Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science subject.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) AUN same as in Finance.

(ii) BSU requires Economics.    

(iii) IUO accepts Commerce In lieu of Economics.

(iv) CARITAS requires Mathematics, Economics plus any Social Science or Arts subject.

(v) EVANGEL accepts Principles of Accounts In lieu of Mathematics.

(vi) FUDMA requires Mathematics, English Language, Economics/Financial Accounting and any other Social and Management Science subject.

(vii) UNILAG accepts Mathematics, Economics, plus one (1) Subject from the following: Financial Accounting, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Literature in English and Biology.

(viii) OAU requires Principles of Accounts not Commerce.

(ix) RSUST accepts Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

(x) UNIMAID requires Mathematics, any of Principles of accounting/Economics and any other Social Science subject.

(xi) ABU requires Mathematics, Economics plus any Management or Social Science subject.

(xii) UNIPORT requires Mathematics, Economics plus any other subject from Government/History, Geography, Commerce, Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Accounting (Financial/Business), Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Physics.
 

 

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Accountancy / Accounting;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) relevant subjects.

For NBC holders, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) AUN same as in Finance

(ii) BIU accepts credit/merit in English Language and Mathematics at TC II as 'O' Level equivalent.

(iii) EVANGEL- Economics is not compulsory but accepts any three (3) relevant subjects. 

(iv) FUDMA requires Five ‘O’ level Credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Financial Accounting and any other two Management or Social Sciences subjects.

(v) FED-WUKARI – Same as in Economics.

(vi) UNIJOS in addition to the UTME requirements requires two (2) ‘O’ Level credit passes in any of Business Studies, Commerce, Government, Principles of Accounts, Geography and Biology.

(vii) UNILAG requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) from Financial Accounting/Principles of Accounting, Further Mathematics, Literature in English, Geography, Government, Biology, Business Management, and Data Processing/Computer Studies.

(viii) UNIPORT does not accept Commercial subjects except Financial Accounting or Business Methods/Management.

(ix) UNIPORT requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) subjects from Government/History, Geography, Commerce, Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Accounting (Financial/Business), Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Physics.

(x) PLASU accepts Commerce or Principles of Accounting In lieu of Economics.

(xi) UNN requires five (5) O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics Economics and any other two (2) relevant subjects.  For NBC holders, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties.

(xii) UNIUYO requires ‘O’ Level credit pass in Economics.

(xiii) LCU requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Commerce and any other two (2) subjects.

(xiv) AAUA requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include  English Language, Mathematics, Economics/Commerce, and two others from Accounting/Bookkeeping, Geography and Government.

(xv) ABU requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) other subjects. For NBC holders, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Accountancy / Accounting, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) AAUA requires:
   a. two (2) 'A' Level passes in Accounting and at least one of Economics, Government, Geography and Business management, in addition to the O/L requirements.
   b. foundation of professional examination such as ICAN/ATS, ACCA, ANAN
   c. Pass in all stages of ATS d. Diploma Upper credit level from recognized Institution
   e. HND Lower Credit f. ND with a minimum pass of upper credit

(ii) ABU accepts ;
   a. NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subjects.
   b.  Two (2) 'A' level passes in Accounting or Economics and any one (1) other subject.
   c. Foundation of professional examination such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA.

(iii) ABSU accept holders of the following qualifications: 
   a. Complete pass in the Intermediate ICAN Examination or equivalents; and 
   b. Pass in final exams of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries (except UYO) plus UTME requirements.

(iv) UNIABUJA accepts 'A' level pass in Geology.

(v)UNIZIK, ABSU, MADONNA and COOU accept ND/NCE in the relevant fields.  UNIZIK and ABSU also accept HND. UNIZIK and COOU accept ND/HND   lower credit pass.

(vi) AUN same as in Finance

(vii) BSU accepts ND/NCE lower credit/merit plus five (5) 'O' level subjects requirements to include Economics at one (1) sitting.

(viii) COOU accepts ND/HND lower credit or equivalent in relevant programmes.

(ix) EBSU accepts;
   a. NCE/ND with passes at Merit/Credit level in relevant programmes. 
   b. AAT, Intermediate ACCA or ICAN or ATS final certificate provided such candidate possesses ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Economics and Mathematics.

(x) EKSU and UYO accept ND/HND in relevant programmes not below upper credit level.  ( EKSU insists on 'A' level passes in Economics but does not accept IJMB.

(xi) EVANGEL requires two (2) A’ level passes to include Economics or ND/NCE in addition to the UTME requirements.

(xii) FUDMA requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Economics/Financial Accounting and Mathematics or any Social and Management Science subject. It also accepts ND/NCE with good grades in Accounting or any related programmes from a recognised institution. 

(xiii) IUO accepts ND at credit Level in related programmes.

(xiv) IMSU and PHC - No Direct Entry.

(xv) UNIJOS accepts;
    a. passes at IJMB in at least two (2) subjects one (1) of which must be in Accounting, Economics or Business Management. 
    b. ND upper credit in Financial studies.

(xvi) UNILAG accepts very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Economics and any two (2) of Financial Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography. 

(xvii) MCU accepts NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subjects, foundation of professional examinations such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA or ND upper credit in relevant programmes.

(xviii) FUL accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmes; IJMB in relevant subjects not below ten (10) points; NCE credit/merit in Business Education.

(xix) OAU accepts;
  a. ND upper credit in Accounting, also ICAN/ACCA examination at professional level or ATS (Stage III) examination of ICAN 
  b. Advanced Level passes in Economics, Accounting, Business Management, plus Government and Geography or ICAN/ATS I, II and III.

(xx) PLASU accepts;
   a. degree in any programme provided the candidate meets the 'O' level requirements 
   b. HND lower credit in relevant programmes with 'O' level requirements.
   c. ND lower credit in relevant programmes with 'O' level requirements. 
   d. IJMB minimum of 7 points with passes in relevant subjects, with 'O' level requirement. 
   e. PLASU does not accept University Diplomas and other Diplomas not accredited by the relevant accrediting bodies.

(xxi) RSUST accepts the following qualifications for 200 Level: 
   a. ND upper credit in relevant programme or a Degree/HND not relevant to the programme for admissions to 200 Level;
   b. A Degree/HND relevant to the programme for admissions to 300 Level.

(xxii) UDUSOK accepts; 
a. ‘O’ level credit in Accounts In lieu of Economics
b. ND in relevant programmes not below lower credit 
c. NCE (Business Education).

(xxiii) UNIZIK does not accept Government or Geography.  All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(xxiv) UNIZIK requires at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Accounting or Economics.  UNIZIK and ESUTECH require that Direct Entry applicants possess UTME requirements.

(xxv) UNN accepts in addition to the UTME requirements; 
   a. HND/ND/NCE in relevant programmes. 
   b. Complete pass in Intermediate ICAN examination or equivalents. 
   c. Pass in the final exams of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries.

(xxvi) UNIUYO accepts ND/HND lower credit in relevant programmesl. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(xxvii) UNIUYO accepts ND/HND in relevant programmes. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

(xxviii) WELSPRING accepts IJMB, NABTEB A’ level, NCE, ND, HND, at merit/lower credit from recognised institutions, as well as foundation/intermediate passes at ICAN, ACCA and ICMA.

 (xxix) UNIPORT accepts Two (2) Advanced level GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB passes in Mathematics and at least one (1) of Economics, Statistics,
Accounts including UTME entry requirements. OND (upper credit) or HND (Merit Pass) in either of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management from a recognized institution including UTME entry requirements.