University Courses: What To Know About Accounting

Are you planning on studying accounting but don’t know the necessary information concerning it?


Well, you’re at the right place! This article contains the information you seek. Read till the end!

What Is Accounting?

Accounting, sometimes known as accountancy is the measurement, processing, and transmission of financial and non-financial data concerning economic organizations such as enterprises and corporations.


Accounting, known as the “language of business, measures and communicates the outcomes of an organization’s economic operations to a range of customers, including creditors, investors, regulators, and managers.

Those that practice accounting are known as accountants.

How Many Years To Study Accounting

Generally, to earn a degree in accounting requires 4 years of study.

Where Can Accountants Work?

An accounting degree holder can go into the following careers:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Forensic accountant
  • Certified Public accountant
  • Comptroller
  • International accountant
  • Accounting clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial analyst
  • Treasury analyst
  • Accounting manager
  • Tax accountant
  • Auditor
  • Compliance analyst

How Much Do Accountants Earn in Nigeria And Ghana?

Typically, the salary of accountants in Nigeria ranges from 130,000 – 400,000 Naira.

The average salary of accountants in Ghana ranges from GH₵822.50 to GH₵5,890.26 per month

What School Can Accounting be Studied?

Some of the schools to study accounting include:

  • Afe Babalola University
  • University of Professional Studies.
  • Hallmark University
  • Central University College.
  • Gregory University
  • Wisconsin International University College.
  • Catholic University of Ghana
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • University for development studies
  • Federal University, Gusau
  • Federal University, of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
  • Godfrey Okoye University
  • Gombe State University

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