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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:August 2020
Final Award:Higher National Diploma in Accounting
Start Date:October 2020
Academic Unit:Faculty of Business and Management Sciences
Campus:Bamenda Campus
Application Deadline: September 2020
Programme Overview

Mission Statement
The programme is designed to produce graduates with an ideal platform for a career in accountancy and finance. It should provide students with a more in-depth knowledge and practical skills required to deal with a wide range of accounting and financial operations.

Objectives of the programme
Graduates here should be able to:
– Understand the concepts and conventions on which financial accounting is based;
– Identify and record all related business data.
– Acquire skills and understanding needed to prepare financial statements for various business units.
– Report the movement of financial resources within, into and out of the firm for management to understand the results of its decisions and actions.
– Obtain a good understanding of financial information such as that appearing on standard financial statements
– Acquire knowledge of cost accounting so as to be able to prepare management accounts for decision making purposes;
– Acquire audit and control knowledge needed for both internal and external audit of organizational activities;
– Preparing financial reports, etc.

Expected Outcomes
The programme is expected to produce graduates who are competent in:
– Taking up employment as middle-level staff in financial and non financial institutions;
– Being rapidly operational with customers’ services, foreign transaction services and financial institutions management services;
– Mastering money exchange transaction in big financial markets;
– Creating and managing small and medium sized enterprises;
– Holding managerial positions in the rapidly growing microfinance sector;
– Holding positions in enterprises and financial institutions, etc.

Admission Requirements

General Requirements:
– A pass in the GCE Ordinary Level or Probatoire
– A pass in at least two GCE Advanced Level subjects or BAC
– A pass in English Language at the GCE Ordinary Level or proof of Proficiency in the English Language from an accredited Language Learning Centre or the University Intensive English Language Course

Specific Requirements:
– ‘A’ Level requirement= Relevant GCE Subjects at A/L. Also BAC G1, G2, G3
– ‘O’ Level requirement= Maths /Business Maths/ Econs/Commerce

Application Process
Application Fees for Cameroonian Students: $0
Application Fees for International Students: $0

1. Pay a Registration Fee of 10.000frs into into any of our Bank Accounts: Cameroon and collect a receipt of payment.

Account Name: Catholic University of Cameroon, (CATUC) Bamenda
a) ECOBANK = 0200122608355201
b) SGBC = 05160350250-22
c) NFC BANK = 17301022306
d) Union Bank of Cameroon (UBC) = 00111013204
e) United Bank of Africa (UBA) = 04050000060

NB: All Payments should be done in the Student’s Name.

2. Present the Bank Receipt at the Registry, and collect an Application Form A1 (for Faculty of Business – FBMS, Faculty of Science – FSC, Faculty of Humanities -FHSS), or collect an Entrance Form (for those sitting the Entrance Exams into the Professional Schools; School of Engineering – SENG, School of Agriculture -STANR, School of Health & Medical Sciences -SHMS).

or Download the appropriate application form from the internet

3. Fill the Form A1 and submit it to the Registry with the following documents attached:

i. One clean photocopy of Birth Certificate
ii. One clean photocopy of GCE O’L Certificate/Result Slip or Probatoire
iii. One clean photocopy of GCE A’L Certificate/Result Slip or BAC
iv. 1000frs for Passport-size Photograph (hard & soft to be taken on campus)

NB:
– Students with foreign degrees/certificates should present Equivalences to their certificates obtained from the Ministry of Higher Education
(MINESUP), Yaounde.
–All students applying for the Philosophy programme should certify all their certificates.

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities for this programme include:
– Chartered accountant
– Chartered certified accountant
– Chartered management accountant
– Chartered public finance accountant
– Company secretary
– External auditor
– Forensic accountant
– Stockbroker

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Cameroonian Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees per year for Cameroonian Students = 300,000 F CFA
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 700,000 F CFA

NOTE:
A message from the school about the 2020-2021 academic year reads:
Cognizant of the fact that the people of the Northwest and Southwest regions have been groaning under the weight of the socio-political crisis for close to four years now, and that currently the entire country is in the grips of the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic which both have far-reaching economic implications, the Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Bamenda have decided to grant certain percentage discounts on tuition fees to the ‘early birds’ who enrol on any of the school’s degree programmes, beginning next academic year till further notice.

Relevant Contact

 
Lana Afor Foncham Taboh
Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor
 
General School Office
For General/Admission Enquiries