JAMB Brochure For Common Law – Institutions, UTME Subjects & Requirements


This is JAMB brochure for Common Law under the of Faculty of Faculty of Law, Environment and Technology. This brochure will guide you on institutions offering Common Law course in Nigeria,  UTME subject combination for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, A’level, ND, HND, NCE, requirements for Direct Entry candidates, and other necessary information.

Universities Offering Common Law Course In Nigeria

Here list of universities offering Common Law in Nigeria

  • University of Ilorin

O’Level Subject Subject Combination For Common Law Course

To study Common Law in any university in Nigeria, it is required to have Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Literature – in – English and any other three Arts/Social Science subjects.

UTME Subjects Combination For Common Law Course

English Language is compulsory for all courses. The other three subjects required for Common Law under the Faculty of Faculty of Law, Environment and Technology in the institutions are:

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


Direct Entry Requirements for Common Law

Two ‘A’ Level passes in GCE/IJMB in Arts or Social Science subjects.

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


Waiver For UTME Candidates


Waiver For Direct Entry Candidates

(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

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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