Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 11:35 pm
Admission Requirement to Study Common Law; including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB Subject Combinations, Course Description and Career Opportunities
To study this course in Nigeria Universities, you must have fulfilled the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. Such as WAEC, NECO and GCE or ‘A’ level result such as Direct Entry, IJBM, JUBEB, CAMBRIDGE etc and other required documents for admission. The Federal High Court has declared Post UTME illegal. University admission would be based on 180 or 190 cut-off markss as announced by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. Don’t expect any JAMB score upgrade. Without Post UTME, you should expect a strict and rigid admission screening if you don’t meet up the document requirements
What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for Common Law?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Common Law in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Common Law must include:
- English Language
- Literature in English
- Mathematics If you don’t have credit in Mathematics, Click here fast
- A Trade Subjects
What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Common Law?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). If you score 180 and above in this recent JAMB UTME- All is well with you, but if your score is below 180, Please consider College or Polytechnic.. Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles passing JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations for Common Law are Literature-in-English and any two other Arts/or Social Science subjects
What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Common Law?
(i) i) Two ‘A’ Level passes in GCE/IJMB in Arts or Social Science subjects.
(ii) First Degree (Second Class Lower) of an accredited University.
(iii) Diploma (Upper Grade) in Law
Just a reminder: Everything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combinations above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.
So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Common Law, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Common Law?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider
- The Fees
- The Distance
- The Environment
- The Degree Certificate
- Vulnerability to Strike
- Acceptable O level and A level Result
- Academic Calendar
See useful guides on how to choose a course and university
According to 2017/2018 JAMB Brochure, only University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) offer Common Law
Course Description for Common Law:
We are still working on a number of things. We will add a description for this course later on. But if you’re willing to add a description, we will appreciate.
Where can I work with a Degree in Common Law?
Having a Degree in Common Law does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.
The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combination for Common Law have been listed above but, some Universities may accept Pass in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.&=
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