Awards of Degree in the Department of Accounting

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Not Yet Available.

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Available and Accredited.

Professional Masters Degree

Not Yet Available.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Available and Accredited.

Ph.D Accounting
PHILOSOPHY
The philosophy of the Ph.D Programme in Accounting is to produce graduates who are environmentally literate, sensitive and skillful. It
also seeks to produce graduates who can make objective contributions to national development by providing solution(s) to natural and man-
made financial problems.
OBJECTIVES
The Postgraduate programme in Accounting is conceived to encourage intellectual growth coupled with cultivating the relevant practical and professional competence required for resolving Accounting issues and problems. Objectives;
i) The main objective of the Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting is to develop in postgraduate students the spirit of enquiry through training in research in an atmosphere of intellectual independence and individual creativity combined with a strong sense of group cooperation.
ii) Through research, a deeper understanding of elementary concepts and an increasing ability to apply fundamental ideas in Accounting to new problems are engendered.
iii) Within the context of the above general objectives, postgraduate studies in Accounting seeks to:
 provide facilities for training in Accounting research for students whose future careers lie in teaching and research at University level in Accounting and for
those who may have to be responsible for research and development in the public or private sectors of developed and developing economies of the world.
 Provide both short and long –term training facilities aimed at improving and upgrading the existing and potential high-level manpower needed for planning,
executing and reviewing national development plans.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All candidates seeking for admission into all the Postgraduate Programmes of the Osun State University must possess a minimum of 5 credits, including English Language and four other relevant subjects, obtained at not more than two sittings, except as otherwise required. Candidates with ‘O’ Level Examination results obtained up till 2017 must present original copies of their certificates for screening as their Statements of Results and/or Result Slips are unacceptable. Submission of official academic transcript is a pre-requisite for admission.

Coursework- M.Sc., Ph.D

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Programme Details
An applicant for admission into the Master’s degree programme in Accounting (M.Sc. Accounting) shall be: I. A graduate of Osun State University; II. A graduate of any other University approved by Senate of Osun State University; III. A person who holds recognised qualifications approved by Senate of Osun State University. An applicant for the Master’s degree programme shall normally possess a First Degree in Accounting with a class of degree not lower than a Second Class (Lower Division) to be eligible for admission.
An applicant for admission into the Ph.D Programme in Accounting shall be: I. A graduate of Osun State University; II. A graduate of any other University approved by Senate of Osun State University; III. A person who holds recognised qualifications approved by Senate of Osun State University. A candidate applying for Ph.D Programme in Accounting must have obtained a minimum score of 60% weighted average or CGPA of 3.50 in his/her Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree programme in Accounting.
Course of Study
Postgraduate Diploma| Not Yet Available |Master of Science (M.Sc) In Accounting| MINIMUM OF 2 SEMESTERS| Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D | FULL TIME| MINIMUM OF 6 SEMESTERS|.
Application Fee: =N=10,000; Acceptance of Offer of Admission: =N42,500; School Fees/Session| M.Sc=N=210,000| Ph.D=N=210,000.
Ag. Head of Department, Accounting, Okuku Capmus: Dr. Adebayo, Mobile No: +2348033572696, email: lereadebayo@gmail.com.