HND in Accounting

Businesses rely on effective accounting to thrive so successful business requires the right knowledge and skills of accounting. Our HND Accounting imparts the students with the prerequisites needed to thrive in the business arena.

Our HND Accounting is deeply rooted in combined courses in the field of Accounting, which equip students to fit in the changing financial sector.

Course Content

After completion of this course, you will acquire skills and knowledge of middle level Accounting personnel, have the opportunity to add on or pursue a degree in Accounting after the end of the programme with a solid foundation in accounting and demonstrate personal and problem solving skills necessary for successful career and on-going professional development in the field of Accounting among others.

To be awarded this qualification, you are to meet the minimum requirements of ninety (90) credits with all the modules of the course been taken. The modules are;

Academic Modules

  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Mathematics
  • African Studies
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Statistics
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Partnership and Company Law
  • Financial Accounting I & II
  • Cost Accounting I & II
  • Auditing I & II
  • Research Methods
  • Business Ethics & Values
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Work
  • Financial Accounting III & IV
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Taxation
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Finance

Entry Requirement

Dominion University College adopts a flexible admission approach and we accept applications from individuals with a wide range of qualifications. For admission unto the HND Business Administration, applicants must have six passes from (A1 to D7), passes in three core subjects including core mathematics and English language and any three passes in your electives. Kindly note that passes required translates further that, you qualify for HND if your six passes contain a D7 only.

These are the standard nationally recognized examinations for academic progression into tertiary educational institutions in Ghana.
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Compulsory Subjects – Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade D.
  • West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination(WASSCE) Compulsory Subjects – Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade C6.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 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, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students.
  • Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better).Also, the applicant must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in General Business Examination (GBCE).
The mature students’ entry requires applicants to;
  • be at least 25 years old
  • show proof of age with birth certificate
  • provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment
  • pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the Dominion University. The examination covers English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test. In lieu of this examination, the applicant should have proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in any of the nationally recognized examinations (WAEC Examinations).
All foreign qualifications are referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to tertiary institutions in Ghana (National Accreditation Board Act, 2007 [Act 744 (2(2b)]).
  • Note: American SAT, TOEFL etc cannot in themselves be accepted as entry qualifications into a Ghanaian tertiary institutions.
An HND holder applicant must have at least have a second-class (Lower Division) certificate to qualify to enrol of this programme. He/she must have at least 2 years post HND working experience. Other Diploma qualifications with equivalence of HND may be considered.
  • Note: Dominion University’s entry qualifications for HND are requirements, which follows the requirement of its Mentoring University.
  • Entry into the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with professional certificates and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above are treated on individual cases, where such certificates are referred to the National Accreditation Board for the establishment of their equivalences, to determine their eligibility for admission into the programme.


The Higher National Diploma in Information Communication Technology (ICT) is a three (3) year programme.

HND ICT at Dominion is a pathway to degree in Computer Science with Management. After the three (3) year HND, you will be given the opportunity to upgrade (Top-up) to degree in Computer Science with Management for a duration of two (2) years.

In sum, the HND ICT pathway to degree in Computer Science with Management is five (5) years including National Service of one (1) year.

Career oppotunities

After your HND Accounting without top-up, below are some of the career opportunities that will be available to you;

  1. Accounts Assistant
  2. Credit Controller
  3. Finance Assistant
  4. Finance Officer
  5. Assistant Accountant
  6. Accounting Technician
  7. Account Clerk
  8. Accounts Administrator
  9. Associate Auditor
  10. Bank Teller
  11. Research Analyst
  12. Equity Research Analyst
  13. Management Consultant

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