Programme Overview

The BSc Accounting programme fulfils the Ghana Christian University College’s mission, which is to nurture and equip leaders with a distinctive Christian world-view to transform communities and organizations in which they serve. It contributes to the academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy of Ghana in a vital and significant way by the ethical values instilled in graduates. The programme is well-rounded, thorough, rigorous and practical-oriented and relevant to national, continental and global development. The curriculum covers a wide range of academic and professional courses that prepare students to meet the demands of a continually changing global economy. It also deals with the complex human and technological dynamics that form the core of today’s global technological age.

Aims of the programme:

 The programme aims to:

  • produce high quality graduates with the knowledge, skills and understanding for an effective and valued career in the accounting and financial management professions or more general management situations;
  • develop knowledge, concepts and skills in the major academic disciplines of business and management, as well as accounting and financial management subjects, as a sound basis for practice, study and training in the graduate’s chosen profession;
  • enable students to develop a deep understanding in areas of particular interest by pursuing them over an extended period and in considerable depth;
  • provide a relevant, practical and constantly updated programme through close links with industry, professional firms and accounting bodies, through vocational experience in a professional placement and through accreditation by the major professional accounting bodies ;
  • provide students with the opportunity to see ways in which theory can be applied in practice, both through taught content and through individual experience on professional placement;
  • to develop teaching and learning in response to advances in scholarship and the needs of the business community;
  • enhance the employability of our graduates;
  • to attract well-qualified students from a variety of educational backgrounds;
  • to encourage in our students hard work, enthusiasm and self-motivation, a positive attitude to change, a desire for excellence, a visionary and positive approach to future developments and an openness to new ideas.


SSSCE Applicants: An average score of twenty-four (24) or better comprising (A-D) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and in three (3) Elective Subjects (A-D) as prescribed.

WASSCE Applicants: An average score of thirty-six (36) or better comprising (A1-C6) in three Core Subjects i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and in three (3) Elective Subjects (A1-C6) as prescribed.

General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Applicants: Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject (for Science students) as prescribed.

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) Candidates: Credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising  three (3) core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant electives subjects.

Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Candidates: Full diploma certificate in ABCE: The applicant must have had Credit passes (A-D) in six (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or  Senior School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African  Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). ABCE candidates may be considered for admission to level 200 of the degree programme.

Professional and other Qualifications: All professional qualifications and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above must be referred to the National Accreditation Board for the establishment of their equivalences, to determine their eligibility for admission.    

Mature Student’s: Candidates must have attained the age of 25 years or above, in addition to credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognised standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC’s aegis). The applicants must passed Matured Students’ Entrance Examination moderated and marked scripts vetted by University for Development Studies (UDS). All mature students are admitted to the second year of the programme.

Foreign Students: Foreign students may be admitted on the basis of qualification from their home country for which the National Accreditation Board (NAB) shall determine equivalences and eligibility. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non English speaking countries.

Course Schedule

Semester One

Code Subject Theory Practical Credit
GCCS101 3 0 3
GCCS103 2 1 3
GCCS105 3 0 3
GCCS107 3 0 3
GCCS109 3 0 3
GCCS111 2 0 2

Semester Two

Code Subject Theory Practical Credit
GCCS102 3 0 3
GCCS104 2 1 3
GCCS106 3 0 3
GCCS108 3 0 3
GCCS112 3 0 3