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.
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.