SCHOOL OF Law And Security Studies

Admission Requirements

LL.B (Hons)

To be eligible for admission to the LL.B. degree programme, a candidate must possess

the following minimum qualifications:

(a)   Five (5) Credits at not more than two sittings in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other subject at SSCE or GCE ordinary level.

(b)  An acceptable level of performance in the Joint Matriculation Admission Board Examinations as determined by the University authority. and

(c)   Successful performance at all levels of the BU admissions screening exercises.

 

The duration of the programme shall be a 5 year standard programme for students with SSCE,

GCE ‘O’Level or their equivalent. The normal duration for the LL.B. programme shall be

10 (ten) semesters.

 

Direct Entry Admission

Candidates with Advanced Level in Higher School Certificate or Bachelor of Arts degree holder from any accredited university with second class lower division may apply for admission into 200 level for the relevant undergraduate programmes. All eligible candidates must present their transcript and O’level result with credit in the English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other subject.

 

DURATION OF PROGRAMME

The programme leading to the Bachelor of Laws -  LL.B (Hons.) degree covers a period of four or five (5) academic years/sessions depending on the mode of entry.

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

A student shall qualify for the award of a degree in LL.B (Hons.) when the student has completed and passed all the courses he/she registered for, including all compulsory courses and such elective/optional courses as may be specified by the University/Faculty and obtained a minimum cumulative CGPA specified but not less than 2.00 and earned the minimum credits units of not less than 194 in accordance with the School Regulation. Each student is expected to be aware of the various requirements as published in the bulletin under which he/she plans to graduate. The bulletin in force at the time of initial registration is the binding document between the student and the University. However a student may file an official petition with the office of the Dean of the School requesting to be allowed to meet the requirements of another bulletin in force during his/her time of residence. The student’s freedom to choose the bulletin under which he/she will graduate has certain restrictions.

OBJECTIVES

The main objective of the law programme is to educate students on the Nigerian law and the comparative approach to legal studies in light of biblical principles and many systems of law currently in operation namely Statutory Law, Common Law, Customary Law and Islamic Law. The specific objectives are:

·     to equip the law graduate with wide knowledge of law and its importance in the society

·           to produce first class faith based lawyers  as servant leaders in the society