Opportunities are still available for Batch B Admissions for 2022/2023; all qualified applicants with 2022 UTME results are free to apply. Generous scholarships are available.
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Department of Taxation

Department of Taxation Havilla Univeristy

Welcome to the Department of Taxation Havilla Univeristy, Nde-Ikom Cross River State Nigeria.  
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The general philosophy of undergraduate training in Taxation is to develop the mind, impart both theoretical and practical knowledge on the individual student, develop self-confidence, help to be innovative and self-reliant in the fields of Taxation Administration and Management. As a major fiscal policy instrument available to governments to regulate the economy, degree programme in Taxation will equip graduates with necessary knowledge in tax practice and administration as well as formulation of tax policy with a view to enhancing economic growth and development at both national and international levels.


The major aims and objectives of a Bachelor’s degree programme in Taxation are to:
a. To produce high level taxation manpower that can contribute to the development of taxation practice through researches and publications.
b. Provide basic knowledge and skills needed for the understanding and analysis of problems related to the taxation and management of industrial, commercial, public and other human organizations;
c. Equip students with knowledge and skills of decision making; especially the analytical skills needed for recognizing, defining and solving taxation problems;
d. Develop in students, leadership and interpersonal relations skills in tax management.
e. Provide training aimed at improving and upgrading the existing and potential manpower needed for national development.

Admision Requirements

Candidates can be admitted into any of the degree Management and Social Sciences by one of the following ways:
• The Unified Tertiary Matriculation (UTME)
• Direct Entry

UTME Admissions

Students intending to graduate in Accounting must satisfy the general University entrance requirement and should normally pass:
(i) Minimum of five Ordinary level (SSCE or NECO) credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Accounting and any other subjects from Economics, C.R.K or and government at NOT more than two (2) sittings
(ii) Minimum UTME/Post-UTME score for admission into the Department which shall be determined by the University admission committee

Direct Entry Admission

Candidates for direct entry while fulfilling the conditions in (i) and (ii) above must have in addition passes with a satisfactory grade at “A” level in Physics and Mathematics may be considered for 200 level admission. The mode of study shall be full time. The B.sc Degree course will take four year of study for UTME entrants including a minimum of 6 months of SIWES while the duration of study for Direct entry candidates will be three years.