Programme Details

DIPLOMA IN LAW


Course Description
The programme introduces the learners to the study of Law and equips him/her with tools for research and legal methods. Each participant in the programme is expected to acquire a broad knowledge of the law (an essential element in every human endeavour) which will enable him/her make reasonable decisions regarding his/her political, economic and social well-being, and which will make him a successful citizen of Nigeria.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the programme, learners should be able to:

  • Discuss Nigerian legal system
  • Describe constitutional, criminal and Islamic law
  • Explain civil procedure and litigation
  • Describe the importance of pro bono

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competence in legal analysis and reasoning
  • Ability to conduct legal research
  • Understanding the interaction between law and public policy
  • Ability to counsel clients by assessing developing and evaluating useful options to meet client goals

Job Opportunity

  • Solicitor
  • Arbitrator
  • Barrister's clerk
  • Licensed conveyance
  • Paralegal
  • Forensic computer analyst
  • Human resources officer
  • Mediator
  • Political risk analyst

Entry Requirements
The following candidates are eligible to apply: Holders of WASCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO (O Level)/NABTEB or its equivalent with Credit passes in Four (4) subjects at not more than Two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, and any Two (2) relevant subjects.