Admission

Undergraduate

UTME

  • To qualify for admission, a candidate must possess at least Senior School Certificate or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics.
  • Acceptable ‘O’ level results must be obtained at not more than two sittings.
  • A candidate must also have an acceptable score in the University Matriculation Examination (JAMB UME).

Direct Entry

  • The Faculty may admit Direct Entry candidates who meet the following criteria:
  • Undergraduate Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any course, preferably, in the Humanities together with recently obtained Credit passes in at least 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics;
  • Acceptable ‘A’ Level grade points in the Interim Joint Matriculation Examination (IJMB) together with recently obtained 5 Credit passes in ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics; and
  • Successful performance in a face-to-face screening interview conducted to assess candidates’ communication skills and character.

Degree Classification

The Degree Classifications for the undergraduate law programme are contained in the table below:

Grade

Mark (2)

Letter Grade

  • First Class
  • Second Class (Upper)
  • Second Class (Lower)
  • Third Class
  • Fail
70-100 A
60-69 B
50-59 C
45-49 D
0-44 E

Probation

If a student’s CGPA is below 1.00 at the end of a particular year of study, such a student earns a period of probation for one academic session.

Withdrawal

A candidate whose Cumulative Grade Point Average is below 1.00 at the end of a particular period of probation would be required to withdraw from the Faculty. For the purpose of calculating a student’s Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) all the courses whether compulsory or optional are included in the computation.