The compulsory subjects for law in JAMB and WAEC have been listed on this page. In addition to that, we also added a complete list of Universities in Nigeria offering law. Should in case you also want to see a complete list of other courses under law, they are all listed below.

So if you are interested to find out the compulsory Jamb Subject combination for law or the compulsory O’Level Subjects required to study law, then below are all the information you need.

Related Vital Post: Universities in Nigeria and all their Programmes and Courses.

compulsory subjects for law

Compulsory Subjects For Law.

I know law happens to be one of the courses in high demand in Nigeria. But for all those who may not meet the requirements to study law at any Nigerian University, then you can check out the proper Waec and Jamb subject combination for various courses – Luckily, you can find the one nearest to law. Without any further ados, below are the compulsory subjects for Law.

Compulsory Jamb Subjects for Law

Below are the 4 Jamb subjects you must pass before you can apply to study Law at any University in Nigeria.

  1. Literature in English.
  2. Government.
  3. CRS/IRS.
  4. Use Of English Language.

Compulsory Waec Subjects for Law

There are 9 subjects in which you must take during your WAEC examination in which you must obtain at least 5 credit passes. Below are the 9 subjects required to study Law course in any higher institution in Nigeria.

  1. Literature in English(Compulsory)
  2. Government (Very Compulsory)
  3. English language (Compulsory)
  4. Mathematics (Compulsory)
  5. CRS/IRS (Necessary)
  6. Commerce
  7. Biology science
  8. Agricultural science
  9. Economics

Universities In Nigeria Offering Law

If you are in search of Universities in Nigeria where you can study Law as a course, then below is a list of all the Universities in Nigeria offering law.

  • Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  • Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Baze University, FCT, Abuja
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  • Benue State University, Makurdi
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State
  • Crescent University, Abeokuta
  • Lead City University, Ibadan
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Uyo
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Renaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • The Rivers State University Of Science And Technology located in Port Harcourt
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
  • Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  • The Enugu State University Of Science And Technology located in Enugu
  • Nigeria Turkish Nile University, Abuja
  • National Open University Of Nigeria
  • Yobe State University, Damaturu
  • Morris University, Iwo
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City

WAIVER FOR LAW.

While we might have listed the compulsory subjects for law, there are still universities in Nigeria that have special demands for those who wants to study Law in their institution. For instance, while English Language is a compulsory subject for law, any University in Nigeria may decide they Physis instead. In a situation like this, the demand of the University supersedes every other demand. Below is the list of Universities and their Waivers/special demands.

  • NAU and AAU accept one credit in a subject from Sciences and a pass in Mathematics.
  • ESUTECH accepts a credit pass in Mathematics or any other science subject.
  • UNIJOS doesn’t actually require a pass in Maths but they accept it.
  • UI accepts credits in Sciences.
  • UNIBEN, UNILORIN, OAU, AAU, UNN, BU all accept English literature and any other two subjects.
  • UNILAG does not accept credits in Music, Fine Arts or Accounting. But they accept Commerce or Economics but not the two.
  • UMYU, ABUAD, and NDU require credit passes in Maths and other subjects from Arts.
  • UNILAG, UNIUYO, MADONNA, UNIBEN all require a credit pass in Maths.
  • ABU and DELSU both accept Literature and English Language in addition to any other Social Science or Arts subjects in the combinations.

Complete List Of Courses Under Law

  • BAM 202 Principles of Management II 3
  • JIL 112 Legal Methods II 2
  • ENG 111 English Literature I 2
  • ENG 112 English Literature II 2
  • ECC 101 Principles of Economics I 2
  • ECC 102 Principles of Economics II 2
  • PSY 102 Introduction to Psychology II 2
  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology I 2
  • JIL 211 Nigerian Legal System I 4
  • JIL 111 Legal Methods I 2
  • GST 123 Communication in French 2
  • GST 125 Introduction to Entrepreneur
  • GST 162 Introduction to the Social Sciences 2
  • GST 111 Communication in English I 2
  • PUL 223 Administrative Law I 4
  • PUL 221 Constitutional Law I 4
  • GST 121 Use of Library 2
  • GST 113 Nigerian Peoples & Culture 2
  • GST 102 Fundamental Philosophy 1
  • GST 142 Communication in German 1
  • GST112 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2
  • GST 122 Communication in English II 2
  • PPL 343 Environmental Law I 4
  • JIL 212 Nigerian Legal System II 4
  • PUL 524 Media Law 4
  • PUL 224 Administrative Law II 4
  • PUL 222 Constitutional Law II 4
  • CSC 101 Introduction to Computer Science 2
  • CIL 534 Oil and Gas Law II 4
  • CIL 231 Law of Contract I 4
  • GST 215 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Studies II 2
  • GST 221 History & Philosophy of Science 2
  • GST 211 Fundamental Theology 1
  • CIL 337 Legal Informatics 4
  • CIL 333 Labour Law I 4
  • CIL 335 Information Technology Law I 4
  • LAW 592 Research Project 6
  • PPL 441 Land Law I 4
  • PPL 443 Equity and Trust I 4
  • PPL 342 Law Of Torts II 4
  • JIL 312 Human Rights II 4
  • JIL 514 International Law II 4
  • GST 224 Fundamental Ethics 1
  • PUL 321 Criminal Law I 4
  • PUL 224 Administrative Law II 4
  • CIL 331 Commercial Law I 4
  • CIL 232 Law of Contract II 4
  • GST 222 Peace and Conflict Resolution 2
  • PUL 323 Health Law I 4
  • PUL 322 Criminal Law II 4
  • CIL 332 Commercial Law II 4
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology I 2
  • PPL 341 Law of Torts 4
  • CIL 431 Revenue Law I 4
  • CIL 433 Laws Arbitration I 4
  • JIL 311 Human Rights I 4
  • PUL 422 Law of Evidence II 4
  • PPL 442 Land law II 4
  • PPL 444 Equity and trust II 4
  • PUL 324 Health Law II 4
  • PSC 101 Introduction to Political Science 2
  • CIL 338 Legal Informatics 4
  • CIL 334 Labour Law II 4
  • CIL 336 Information Technology Law II 4
  • BAM 201 Principles of Management I 3
  • PPL 445 Family Law I 4
  • PPL 446 Family Law II 4
  • JIL 412 Conflict of Laws II 4
  • JIL 511 Jurisprudence I 4
  • JIL 513 International Law I 4
  • JIL 515 Humanitarian Law 4
  • PSC 102 Introduction to Political Science II 2
  • CIL 434 Laws Arbitration 4
  • C1L 432 Revenue Law II 4
  • PPL 344 Environmental Law II 4
  • PUL 421 Law of Evidence I 4
  • PUL 521 Civil Procedure I 4
  • PUL523 Media Law 4
  • PUL 522 Criminal! Procedure II 4
  • SOC 102 Introduction to Sociology II 2
  • CIL 532 Company Law II 4
  • CIL 535 Banking Law I 4
  • CIL 533 Oil and Gas Law I 4
  • CIL 537 Intellectual Property I 4
  • JIL 512 Jurisprudence II 4
  • JIL 411 Conflict of Laws I 4
  • JIL 516 Humanitarian Law 4
  • CIL 531 Company Law I 4
  • CIL 536 Banking Law II 4
  • CIL 538 Intellectual Property II 4
  • LAW 591 Research Methodology 4

Available Jobs For Those With A Degree in Law

  • As a Barrister.
  • As a Barrister’s clerk.
  • Secretary in a Company.
  • Licensed conveyancer.
  • Detective.
  • Solicitor.
  • Work as a paralegal.
  • Chartered legal executive (England and Wales).

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