The accountancy and Accounting Information Systems (AAIS) is one of the largest departments in the University in terms of students, lecturer numbers and courses run in the Institution. The Department used to be called Accountancy Department in the early days of the Polytechnic era and the new name is in line with the trend in the accountancy profession and needs at the industry, where the information technology and communication are ruling now.

This called for the Department to infuse software applications in the programme to boost the confidence of graduates at the work place and make them ready for employability.  The Department continues to place a premium on staff development and over the years, several lecturers have attained their terminal degrees (PhD). 

The Department currently runs the following programmes:

  • Master of Technology Accounting with Computing
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting with Informatics
  • Higher National Diploma Accounting with Computing
  • Diploma in Computerized Accounting


To be a Centre of Excellence for providing industry and the world with accountants who possess high ethical values and strong computerized accounting skills within a modern and dynamic society. 


To train high caliber accounting personnel with hands-on knowledge and skills in accounting software applications to meet industry needs and to have a cutting edge over our competitors. 

Core Values 

  • Response to industry needs and global trends
  • Providing employable skill to students in a very competitive environment.
  • Providing stronger computational and analytical skills to students
  • Providing platform for students to become professional accountants with high ethical values.
  • Collaboration with industry players for our students to get hands on training
  • Partnering with stakeholders and regulators in the development of curriculum. 
  • Promoting the development of highly motivated lecturers to support teaching and learning.