Programme Duration – 3 years


Admission Requirements –


Prospective  M.Phil/PhD students shall in addition to the requirement for LLM admission, possess the following:

(i) LL.M in Legislative Drafting of Institute; or

(ii) LL.M in Legislative Drafting from any other recognised University from the  Commonwealth Law System or the United States of America; or

(iii) LL.M from any other recognized University.


A prospective student for the M.Phil/Ph.D degree may additionally be required to undergo a selection exercise. Where a candidate does not have a LLM degree in Legislative drafting, the candidate shall be required to undertake such other pre-requisite or concurrent studies as may be prescribed by the Institute.

All prospective M.Phil/PhD students shall first be admitted into the M.Phil programme.

Prospective students shall be required to provide:

  • A research proposal  (of not more than 2500 words including the title of the thesis, research question/ thesis abstract, outline of the study, research methodology, time frame, summary and contribution to knowledge and bibliography).


  • A 'Statement of Purpose' (one to two pages long, include any relevant additional information regarding the application, such as reasons for wanting to do a PhD).


  • An up to date CV.


  • A copy of their LLM transcript.

*Admission is offered only to students that are not in employment and are not undertaking full-time studies elsewhere during the study period.


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Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of Lagos Campus) P.M. B. 12820 Lagos, Nigeria Email:
Tel: (+234)8103192313

Supreme Court of Nigeria Complex
Three Arms Zone Central District Abuja.
Tel: (+234)8103192313


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