Common Law - Faculty of Law

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

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Common 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 Common 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 Common Law under the Faculty of Law in the above Universities include;

Literature-in-English and any two other Arts or Social Science subjects.


  i) UNILORIN requires Arts or Social Science subjects including Literature in English.

O'Level Requirements

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

You require;

Five (5)SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Literature - in - English and any other three (3) Arts/Social Science subjects



i) UNIILORIN accepts five (5) ‘O’ level (SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB/ etc.) credit passes in Arts/Social Sciences/Commercial subjects including English language, Literature in English and Mathematics.

Direct Entry Requirements

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

You require;

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

(ii) First degree (Second Class Lower) of an accredited University.


i) UNIILORIN accepts:

a) At least, two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in GCE/IJMB/JUPEP or its equivalent in Arts or Social Science subjects.

b) Diploma in Law* (Upper Credit) from recognised institutions.

c) First degree from a recognised University.

d) The following qualifications may be considered in lieu of ‘A’ Level subjects for Direct entry admission, H.N.D., A.C.I.S., ACA, A.C.C., LL. B (Inter) of University of London and N.C.E.

e) Such Candidate must meet the UTME entry requirements stated above.

Degree holders need not possess Literature in English.


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