ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

ACCRA

TECHNICAL

UNIVERSITY

Integrity, Creativity & Excellence

ACCRA

TECHNICAL

UNIVERSITY

Integrity, Creativity & Excellence

ACCRA

TECHNICAL

UNIVERSITY

Integrity, Creativity & Excellence

Accountancy & Finance Department

Overview of the Department

The Accountancy and Finance Department exists to spearhead the competent development of career-focused graduates with the vision to transform the financial landscape of local businesses in all spheres of the Ghanaian economy.

The department is motivated to blend out courses, workshops, and lectures that provide instructional finance planning and accounting methodologies to train professionals for demand-driven businesses that may require them.

Besides a solid foundation in Accounting, the programme affords graduates with robust and broad-based education with global exposures to thrive in careers in the discipline. The learning experiences of students is enhanced with internships, study groups and workshop/seminar activities.

At the pinnacle of the developmental agenda of the department is to be proactive in providing solutions for challenging commerce transaction and champion research innovations in the accounting field.

Programme Structure of the Department
HND ACCOUNTANCY

Year 1 Semester I

NoCourse CodeHND AccountancyCredit HoursRemarks
1ACT 103ECONOMICS THEORY3C
2ACT 101PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I3C
3AFS 111AFRICAN STUDIES 22C
4CLT 101COMPUTER LITERACY I2C
5COS 101COMMUNICATION SKILLS I2C
6LAW 109BUSINESS LAW3C
7MAS 135BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3C
8SCM 113BUSINESS COMMUNICATION3C
  Total21 

 Year 1 Semester II

NoCourse CodeHND AccountancyCredit HoursRemarks
1COS 102COMMUNICATION SKILLS II 22C
2CLT 102COMPUTER LITERACY II 22C
3ACT 102PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II3C
4ACT 104ECONOMICS II3C
5ACT 108PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION3C
6ACT 110COMPANY AND PARTNERSHIP LAW3C
7ACT 118MANAGEMENT I3C
8ACT 136QUANTITATIVE METHODS I3C
  Total22 

 Year 2 Semester I

NoCourse CodeHND AccountancyCredit HoursRemarks
1ACT 201FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I3C
2ACT 203COST ACCOUNTING I3C
3ACT 205PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING I3C
4ACT 207AUDITING I3C
5ACT 235OPERATIONS RESEARCH3C
6ACT 251RESEARCH METHODOLOGY I3C
7ACT 213MANAGEMENT II3C
  Total21 

 Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeHND AccountancyCredit HoursRemarks
1ACT 218MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM3C
2ACT 252RESEARCH METHODOLOGY II3C
3ACT 208AUDITING II3C
4ACT 210ENTREPRENEURSHIP I2C
5ACT 206PUBLIC SECTOR AND ACCOUNTING II3C
6ACT 204COST ACCOUNTING II3C
7ACT 202FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II3C
  Total20 

 Year 3 Semester I

NoCourse CodeHND AccountancyCredit HoursRemarks
1ACT 301COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ACCT. I3C
2ACT 303ENTREPRENEURSHIP II3C
3ACT 307TAXATION I3C
4ACT 309MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING3C
5ACT 311FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING III3C
6ACT 313BUSINESS FINANCE I3C
  Total18 

 Year 3 Semester II

NoCourse CodeHND AccountancyCredit HoursRemarks
1ACT 314BUSINESS FINANCE II3C
2ACT 316ADMINISTRATIVE LAW3C
3ACT 317PROJECT WORK3C
4ACT 312FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING IV3C
5ACT 308TAXATION II3C
6ACT 306ACCOUNTING THEORY3C
7ACT 302COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ACCT. II3C
  Total21 
BTECH ACCOUNTING

C = Core          E = Elective 

Year 1 Semester I

NoCourse CodeBTech AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1BAT 301FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3C
2BAT 303FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS FOR DECISION MAKING3C
3BAT 305FINANCIAL REPORTING I3C
4BAT 307BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS3C
5BAT 309BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3C
6BAT 311ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR3E
7BAT 313BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGY3E
  Total21 

 Year 1 Semester II

NoCourse CodeBTech AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1BAT 302FINANCIAL REPORTING II3C
2BAT 304TAX PLANNING AND FISCAL POLICY3C
3BAT 306COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ACCOUNTING3C
4BAT 308PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING3C
5BAT 310MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS3C
6BAT 312FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS3E
7BAT 314INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE3E
  Total21 

Year 2 Semester I

NoCourse CodeBTech AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1BAT 401ADVANCED FINANCIAL REPORTING3C
2BAT 403AUDITING & ASSURANCE ENGAGEMENT3C
3BAT 405INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3C
4BAT 407COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE3C
5BAT 409ACCOUNTING FOR OIL AND GAS3C
6BAT 411ENTREPRENEURSHIP & NEW VENTURE CREATION3E
7BAT 413MARKETING MANAGEMENT3E
  Total21 

 Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeBTech AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1BAT 402WORKPLACE LEARNING (INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT)12C
2BAT 404PROJECT WORK6C
  Total18 
 
 
BTECH BANKING AND FINANCE

Year 1 Semester I

NoCourse CodeBTech Banking And FinanceCredit HoursRemarks
1BBF 301COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN BANKING AND FINANCE3C
2BBF 303FINANCIAL SERVICE MARKETING3C
3BBF 305COMMERCIAL BANKING3C
4BBF 307ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING3C
5BAT 303FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS FOR DECISION MAKING3C
6BAT 311ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR3E
7BAT 313BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGY3E
  Total21 

Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeBTech Banking And FinanceCredit HoursRemarks
1BBF 302THEORY AND PRACTICE OF LENDING3C
2BBF 304MICROFINANCE & RURAL BANKING3C
3BBF 306INVESTMENT & PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT3C
4BBF 308LAW OF BANKING3C
5BBF 310CORPORATE & PROJECT FINANCE3C
6BBF 312BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3E
7BAT 310MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS3E
  Total21 

 Year 2 Semester I

NoCourse CodeBTech Banking And FinanceCredit HoursRemarks
1BBF 401BANKING OPERATIONS AND ETHICS3C
2BBF 403INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND BANKING3C
3BBF 405RISK MANAGEMENT IN BANKING3C
4BBF 407INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE3C
5BBF 409ELECTRONIC BANKING3C
6BAT 307BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS3E
7BAT 411ENTREPRENEURSHIP & NEW VENTURE CREATION3E
  Total21 

Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeBTech Banking and FinanceCredit HoursRemarks
1BBF 402WORKPLACE LEARNING8C
2BBF 404PROJECT WORK6C
  Total14 
 
DIPLOMA IN COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

Year 1 Semester I

NoCourse CodeDiploma in ComputeriSed AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1DCA 101PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I3C
2DCA 103MICROECONOMICS3C
3DCA 105BUSINESS COMMUNICATION3C
4DCA 107BUSINESS LAW I2C
5DCA 109BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3C
6DCA 111COMMUNICATION SKILLS2C
7DCA 113COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY2C
  Total18 

Year 1 Semester II

NoCourse   CodeDiploma in Computerised AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1DCA  102PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II3C
2DCA  104MACROECONOMICS3C
3DCA  106PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3C
4DCA  108BUSINESS LAW II3C
5DCA  110FINANCIAL ANALYSIS3C
6DCA  112COMMUNICATION SKILLS II2C
7DCA  114SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS3C
  Total20 

Year 2 Semester I

NoCourse CodeDiploma in Computerised AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1DCA 201FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I3C
2DCA 203ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS3C
3DCA 205COST ACCOUNTING I3C
4DCA 207PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING3C
5DCA 209DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS3C
6DCA 211COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE I3C
  Total18 

  Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeDiploma in Computerised AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1DCA 202FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II3C
2DCA 204ELECTRONIC COMMERCE3C
3DCA 206COST ACCOUNTING II3C
4DCA 208SPREADSHEET ACCOUNTING3C
5DCA 210NETWORKING & INTERNET TECHNOLOGY3C
6DCA  212COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE II3C
  Total18 
 
PROFESSIONAL/ADVANCED DIPLOMA

Year 3 Semester I

NoCourse CodeAdvanced Diploma in Computerised AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1PDCA 301FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING III3C
2PDCA 303FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3C
3PDCA 305TAXATION I3C
4PDCA 307MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING3C
5PDCA 309AUDIT AND INTERNAL REVIEW3C
6PDCA  311COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE III3C
7PDCA  313RESEARCH METHODOLOGY3C
  Total21 

  Year 3 Semester II

NoCourse CodeAdvanced Diploma in Computerised AccountingCredit HoursRemarks
1PDCA 302FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING IV3C
2PDCA 304IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT3C
3PDCA 306TAXATION II3C
4PDCA 308ENTREPRENEURSHIP2C
5PDCA  310CYBERCRIME & CYBERSECURITY3C
6PDCA  312COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE IV3C
7PDCA  314PROJECT WORK3C
  Total20 
 
DIPLOMA IN BANKING TECHNOLOGY

Year 1 Semester 1

NoCourse CodeDiploma in Banking TechnologyCredit HoursRemarks
1DBT 101FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I3C
2DBT 103MICROECONOMICS3C
3DBT 105BUSINESS COMMUNICATION3C
4DBT 107BUSINESS LAW2C
5DBT 109BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3C
6DBT 111COMMUNICATION SKILLS I2C
7DBT 113COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY2C
  Total18 

 Year 1 Semester II

NoCourse CodeDiploma in Banking TechnologyCredit HoursRemarks
1DBT 102FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II3C
2DBT 104FINANCIAL ECONOMICS3C
3DBT 106PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3C
4DBT 108LAW AND ETHICS OF BANKING3C
5DBT 110FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS3C
6DBT 112COMMUNICATION SKILLS II2C
7DBT 114SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS3C
  Total20 

 Year 2 Semester I

NoCourse CodeDiploma in Banking TechnologyCredit HoursRemarks
1DBT 201FINANCIAL REPORTING I3C
2DBT 203MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS3C
3DBT 205COST ACCOUNTING3C
4DBT 207PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING3C
5DBT 209DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS3C
6DBT 211PRINCIPLES OF BANKING3C
7DBT 213BANKING SOFTWARE I3C
  Total21 

Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeDiploma in Banking TechnologyCredit HoursRemarks
1DBT 202FINANCIAL REPORTING II3C
2DBT 204ELECTRONIC COMMERCE3C
3DBT 206RURAL BANKING & MICROFINANCE3C
4DBT 208INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE3C
5DBT 210NETWORKING & INTERNET TECHNOLOGY3C
6DBT 212MARKETING OF FINANCIAL SERVICES3C
7DBT 214BANKING SOFTWARE II3C
  Total21