Accounting Technology Course Guide in Nigeria

Have you ever wanted to become an Accounting Technologist? If yes, read the detailed Accounting Technology Course Guide in Nigeria. Here you will find everything about Accounting Technology as a course, Universities that offers Accounting Technology in Nigeria and Admission requirements as seen in the JAMB Brochure.

These are – The subject combinations needed to study Agricultural Engineering, JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements, O’Level Subjects and Requirements (WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, GCE), Direct Entry Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Accounting Technology. We also included career guides as per where an Accounting Technologist can work in Nigeria.

Universities that Offer Accounting Technology in Nigeria

Currently, 3 Universities in Nigeria offer Accounting Technology as a course  in Nigeria in the Faculty of Engineering. These are

» Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH)
» Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)
» Bauchi State University (BASU)

JAMB Subject Combination and Requirements for Agricultural Engineering

JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Engineerig are;

  1. Use of English (compulsory)
  2. Physics or Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Mathematics


O’level Requirements for Accounting Technology Admission in Nigeria

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Accounting Technology;

You require;
Five SSCE credit passes to include, English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two science subjects from Chemistry,
Physics, Biology, Geography, Health Science, Metal Works, Wood Work, Agric Science, Technical Drawing, Nutrition and Food Science.

See: Universities that Accepts Combination of O’Level Results – WAEC and NECO


(i) BAUCHI requires five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, one Science subject and two Commercial subjects.

(ii) LAUTECH requires any two Science Subjects from Physics, Chemistry Biology and Agric Science.


Direct Entry Requirements for Accounting Technology Admission in Nigeria

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Accounting Technology, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;
Two A’ Level passes in Economics, Accountancy, Business Management, Government and Geography. Candidate must have Science background at ‘O’ Level.

Read: Schools that Accepts IJMB in Nigeria and their Cut Off Points


(i) BAUCHI accepts:
(a) Two ‘A’ level passes in any of Math, Economics, Commerce, Physics, Chemistry, Bio/Agric.
(b) ND/HND at lower credit and above.

(ii) MAUTECH accepts ND certificates in relevant fields.

(vi) LAUTECH accepts
(i) Two ‘A’ Level passes in Economics, Accountancy, Business management, Government and Geography OR ND with Upper Credit/HND in relevant discipline may be considered for admission into 200 level

Where Accounting Technologist can work

As a graduate of the Accounting Technology program, you will be prepared for a variety of jobs, including:

  • Accounting clerk
  • Accounts receivable/payable clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cost accounting clerk
  • Data entry clerk
  • Junior accounting technician
  • Microcomputer accounting clerk
  • Payroll clerk

Accounting Technology students are required to complete a 10-week cooperative education (co-op) assignment to gain real-world experience working in the accounting field.

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