This programmes has been designed to equip students with both theoretical and practical knowledge in the various field of computing including but not limited to programming and application development, computer hardware and architecture, networking, artificial intelligence.
The general philosophy of the programme is to develop the mind, impart both theoretical and practical knowledge on individuals to develop self-confidence, be innovative and self-reliant in the fields of Accounting and Management.
The objectives of the programme are to:
- provide the basic knowledge needed for preparing students for careers in industrial, commercial, public and other human organizations;
- equip the students with necessary skills and competence for recognizing, defining and taking appropriate decisions to solve management and accounting problems of an organization;
- prepare students for the acquisition of professional competence required by national and international accounting bodies and provide a strong academic background for research and postgraduate studies.
An accounting degree will provide students with foundation for a compelling and challenging future in business, commerce, industry and governance. It equips students with the ability to assess an organization’s financial health and make accurate recommendations for increasing its value.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Admission shall be open to all, irrespective of gender, race, religion or political leanings. Applicants must satisfy all faculty and departmental requirements. A prospective candidate must not be less than 15 years of age.
Admission into the undergraduate programmes of the University would be either through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or by Direct Entry (DE) as organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). However, 90% of applicants will be admitted through the UTME, while the remaining 10% will be by Direct Entry.
UTME (JAMB): Candidates applying for admission into the University through JAMB UTME must have a minimum score of 160, with subjects English, Mathematics, Physics, and any one of Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Economics.. Post-UTME screening will be conducted for interested all interested candidates to ensure that only the best students are admitted as well as to maintain high educational standards.
O’Levels: The candidate must have not less than five credit passes (at one sitting) or six credit passes (at two sittings ) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate Examination Ordinary Level (GCE, ‘O’ Level) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or the National Examination Council (NECO), including English and Mathematics. Five Credit passes in English, Physics and Mathematics and any other two subjects from Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science for all categories of students seeking admission is mandatory.
Direct Entry: As from the second phase of development, General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (GCE A’ Level) holders with a minimum of 9 points plus ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics, OND with a minimum of credit pass; or graduates of recognised related programmes may be considered for a direct entry. Candidates need Two ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and Physics and/or Chemistry.
PCU Registers With NPUGA
As part of the objectives of the University to enhance sporting activities on the campus, the management of has finalized the registration of the university with Nigerian Private Universities Games (NPUGA).