Baze University

Estate Management

About the course

Estate management is quite a broad term for a number of areas that include property management, surveying, business and finance and the built environment and essentially the subject is primarily concerned with the valuation and management of land and buildings in the public and private sector.

What you will learn

The course aims:
This course provides an adequate and standard academic and practical grounding in architectural concepts whilst expanding to related courses such as business management and computer science. This design is constructed with the goal of ensuring that the graduates of this course are well-informed about the processes and aspects involved in building construction and management as a whole. Teaching is carried out in a dynamic environment used by both professional and individuals in academia to familiarize students with the requirements and norm of the field. Innovation and creativity is stressed and adoption to world-wide standards of architectural design and building management is encouraged.

Graduate destinations

Estate Agent
Facility Management
Housing Manager
Town Planning

Course Details

Course Structure
Year 1 | Semester 1
Code: GEN103
Lecturer: Mercy Johnson
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

This module will introduce students to basic mathematical topics useful in their different courses of study.

Aims:

To introduce students to basic mathematical topics useful in their different courses of study at Baze University. Apart from learning the basic statistical tools useful for data collection, they will also gain valuable insight into number system, the concept of sets, laws of indices, solving equations and a wide range of other basic mathematical techniques. In essence, this module is designed to equip students with useful methods of solving and approaching mathematical problems.

Syllabus:

Introduction to Number System, Laws of Indices, General Inequality, Equation Systems, Algebra, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry as well as general overview of Statistics.

Teaching and learning methods:
  • Lectures: Lectures will be used to introduce and explain major ideas and theories and to illustrate their wide-ranging applications. 
  • Interactive lectures will review materials by encouraging their active participation - inviting questions, working through examples, giving short quizzes, discussing case studies, or showing a  video followed by a quiz, etc.
  • Classes: This will encourage students to begin to apply the knowledge gained to real and hypothetical cases and will encourage them also to gain confidence in presenting and defending their own ideas. Classes will usually require them to read some material(s) for discussion, or prepare answers, give some presentations, research a topic, take part in a debate, etc. 
  • Homework: Homework will be assigned regularly. Regular assignments will help them understand the material and they will get feedback.

Intended learning outcomes:

On the  successful completion of this module, students are expected to have developed their skills and have:

  • Ability to read and understand fundamental mathematics.
  • Ability to apply range of concepts in Mathematics or represent and solve problems in Mathematics.
  • Ability to represent and analyse data using the right techniques.


Assessment:
Exams: 60%
Test: 15%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:
  • Basic College Mathematics by Elayn Matin-Gay, New Jersey, Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences & Social Sciences (11th Edition) by Raymond A. Bernet, Michael R, Ziegler, & Karl E. Byleen. New Jersey, Pearson Prence Hall.
  • Algebra & Trigonometry (Sixth Edition) by Michael Sullivan. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458.
  • Any other mathematical textbook that covers any of the topics.

Code: GEN105
Lecturer: Rukayyatu Gurin
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: ACC101
Lecturer: Emeka E. Ene
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
Overview:

A course that would provide basis for neophytes in accountancy profession.

Aims:

To provide students with basic understanding of accounting and financial reporting, introduce them to the concepts in IFRS and how to write up basic financial accounting records and books.

Syllabus:

This course is offered in first semester. It covers the following topics:
1. The Nature and Scope of Accounting: Origin and meaning of accounting. The Functions of Accountants. Accounting Functions and Its Relationship with the Information System of Organizations. Accounting Procedure and Systems.
2. Introduction to Conceptual framework for Financial Accounting. Accounting concepts and conventions including Double Entry Book-keeping Systems & Accruals. From GAAP to IFRS an introduction to IFRS.
3. Accounting process: From books of original entry to trial balance.
4. Bank reconciliation statement.
5. Introduction to correction of errors.
6. Introduction to control accounts & self-balancing ledgers.

Teaching and learning methods:

• Lectures will be used to explain the topics in the syllabus.
• Practical workshop comprising regular class tests and models answers will be emphasised
• Class discussion will also be used to stimulate individual participation and develop communication skills

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this course the student should be able to:
• Present the origin of modern day accounting, and differentiate between financial accounting and book-keeping.
• Discuss meaning of financial accounting, its content and quality, and users of its information.
• Discuss basic accounting concepts and conventions.
• Distinguish between GAAP and IFRS and related terminologies.
• Write up books of original entry, principal books of accounts and extract a trial balance.
• Prepare bank reconciliation statement.
• Understand basic principles underlying control accounts and self-balancing ledgers.
• Understand basic correction of errors and suspense account


Assessment:
Exams: 70%
Test: 30%
Quiz: 1%
Coursework: 1%
Recommended reading list:

Ene, E. E. and Ejinwa U. J. (2014): Foundation in Accounting. 1st Edition. Abuja: Shollud Associates.
Frank W. and Alan S. (2012): Business Accounting 1. 12th Edition. London: Pearson Education Limited. (Note: an older edition can be used).
ICAN Study Pack: Foundation Stage
Igben R.O. (2014) Financial Accounting Made Simple (FAMS) Vol 1 4th Edition El-toda Ventures limited
Thomas, A. and Ward, A. M. (2015): Introduction to Financial Accounting, 8th edition, London: McGraw Hill Education. (Note: an older edition can be used).

Code: COM112
Lecturer: Amit Mishra
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Assessment:
Exams: 60%
Test: 15%
Quiz: 10%
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Code: GEN101
Lecturer: Andrew Bula
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Year 1 | Semester 2
Code: GEN108
Lecturer: Mercy Johnson
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: MTH102
Lecturer: Dr. Samson Bolarinwa Bolaji
Unit: 0
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Code: GEN104
Lecturer: Omojuyigbe Abosede
Unit: 3
Prerequisite: Use of English 1 ,
Overview:

In this module, students will learn to write well structured essays, overcome speech anxiety, work effectively in groups , the art of public speaking and give well structured presentations

Aims:

The aim of the module is to teach students the rudiments of public speaking, team work  and  presentations.

Syllabus:

Reading comprehension, Literary appreciation, Writing skills, Presentation skills, Working in groups for a presentation, Preparing for assessed presentation.

Teaching and learning methods:
  • Lectures will be given through power point presentations to explain the topics contained in the syllabus.
  • Class discussions will also be used to enhance individual participation, self confidence and team work as the students will be required to give presentations fortnightly


Intended learning outcomes:

Students who have taken this module should be able to:

  • Read effectively
  • Write well structured essays
  • Work effectively in a group or team
  • Carry out researches independently
  • Give good presentations


Assessment:
Exams: 60%
Test: 15%
Quiz: 10%
Coursework: 15%
Recommended reading list:
  • Turner, Kathy et al., Essential Academic Skills,[ Oxford University Press,  Oxford ,2011]
  • Kathleen T. McWhorter,  Academic Reading,  [ HarperCollins College Publishers, 1994]
  • Seely, John, Oxford Guide to Effective Reading and Speaking, [ Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005]

Year 2 | Semester 1
Year 2 | Semester 2
Code: GEN203
Lecturer: Abdulmunin Saad
Unit: 15
Prerequisite: No Prerequisite
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Entry requirements

Home / UTME


SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);
JAMB;

Home / Direct Entry


A level / Diploma / IJMB / HND / First degree;
JAMB DE Form;
SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);

Home / Direct Transfer


SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);
Academic transcript;
Please note: Admission on transfer will only be issued after on campus interview;

Foundation


SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc);

International (Nigerian)


O' level result;
JAMB;
Please note: You can get a conditional admission if you does not have JAMB, but you must provide it before you progress to 200 level;

International (Foreign)


O' level result;

Staff

S/N Staff Name Rank
1 ADEBAKIN ASAJU Professor
2 MUHAMMAD UTHMAN Lecturer I