This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Common Law under the Faculty of Law in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Common Law

  • University of Ilorin

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Common Law under the Faculty of Law in the institutions listed above are:

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

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILORIN requires Literature-in-English plus any two subjects

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Common Law as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Literature – in – English and any other three Arts/Social Science subjects.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Common Law as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: i) Two ‘A’ Level passes in GCE/IJMB in Arts or Social Science subjects.

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

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNILORIN accepts passes in the following:-
(a) HND (excluding Secretarial Studies);
(b) ACIS;.
(c) ACA, AIB.
(d) Other full qualifications in Accountancy
(h) ‘A’ Level pass in English Literature may be considered in lieu of ‘O’ level requirement in Literature-in- English
(i) A Pass grade in ‘O’ Level Mathematics is required.
(j) Degree holders need not possess Literature-in-English and Mathematics.

(ii) UNILORIN does not require English Literature for degree holders.

(iii) UNILORIN accepts “A” level English Literature in lieu of Literature-in-English. Also accepts Commercial subjects.