Civil Law - Faculty of Law

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Civil Law under the Faculty of Law in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Civil Law
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Civil Law.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Civil Law under the Faculty of Law in the above Universities include;

Any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.


1. ABU requires Use of English, Literature in English and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects

2. OOU does not insist on Literature in English



O'Level Requirements

The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Civil Law;

You require;

Five (5)'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics.


2. OOU requires 'O' Level credit pass in Literature in English and at least 'O' Level pass in Mathematics.


Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Civil Law, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) Two (2)'A' Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) NCE/ND/First Degree (Second Class Lower).


1. ABU accepts   Two ‘A’ Level/IJMB Passes in English Literature and other Arts or Social Science subjects. ABU Diploma in Law with at least MERIT Grade.ABU Diploma in Shari’ah and Civil Law with at least Merit Grade.

2. OOU accepts a degree in Arts or Social Sciences not lower than a second class lower plus the basic UTME requirements.

3. UNIZIK accepts:
a) HND with credits or distinction aggregates from recognized institution and at least five (5) 'O' Level credit passes which must include English Language, Mathematics, and/ or any other science subject.
b) NCE/Degree plus the UTME requirements.

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