General Admission Requirements  

   THE POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING (PGDLD)

   THE MASTERS PROGRAMME IN LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING (LL.M)

   THE M.Phil/Ph.D. IN LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING

Post-Graduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting (PGDLD)
Qualification
Candidates for admission to the PGD programme shall possess the LL.B degree of a recognized University, the Certificate of Call to practice law (BL) and NYSC discharge or exemption certificate, and must be of good character. In exceptional circumstances, any other person whose educational qualification and cognate experience is deemed sufficient by the Institute, may be admitted.

     Fees                         ₦
Application form      5,000.00
Registration            5,000.00
Tuition                     500,000.00
Duration     9 Calendar Months

Masters Degree in Legislative Drafting (LL.M)
Qualification
Candidates for admission to the LL.M degree programme shall possess the LL.B degree with the minimum score of a Second Class Lower of a recognized University, the Certificate of Call to practice law (BL), NYSC discharge or exemption certificate, and must be of good character. Candidates with a Third Class or Pass shall first be required to do a Post-graduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting before they can proceed for the LL.M.

    Fees                              ₦
Application form:     5,000.00
Registration:     5,000.00
Tuition:     750,000.00
Duration     12 Calendar Months

Ph.D. IN LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
Qualification
Candidates for admission to the M.Phil/Ph.D. degree programmes shall, in addition to fulfilling the requirements for the PGD programme, also possess the following:
    LL.M in Legislative Drafting of the Institute; or
    LL.M in Legislative Drafting from any other recognized University from the Commonwealth Law System or the United States of America; or
    LL.M from any other recognized University.
A candidate for the M.Phil/Ph.D. degree may, additionally, be required to undergo a selection exercise
    Fees                                ₦
Application form:     25,000.00
Registration:           5,000.00
Tuition:                    1,000,000.00
Duration     3 years

Before you apply

Check that you have the correct entry requirements for the course you want to study by visiting the course page.

If you do not have the formal entry requirements, but you feel you have equivalent qualifications or professional experience, you can still apply.

Please provide detailed evidence of your relevant (professional) experience in a separate document attached to your application form.

We require a formal application so we have enough information to consider each case fully.

How to apply

To apply for a course or programme, you will need to complete an Online Application Form. Please go to the individual course page you want to apply for, and you will find the relevant application form under the 'Apply Online'. Forms are also obtainable from our Lagos or Abuja office

Lagos Office Contact Address                                                                      Abuja Office Contact Address
Akinola Aguda School of Postgraduate Studies                                            Office of the Director General
Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies                                               Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
University of Lagos Campus, Akoka                                                              Supreme Court Complex
PMB 12820, Yaba, Lagos Nigeria                                                                   Three Arms Zone, Abuja Nigeria

Please attach the following when submitting your application form:

  • A copy of your qualification transcripts
  • Credit pass in five subjects including mathematics and english in not more than two sittings.
  • A personal statement
  • A copy of your passport photograph (Size: 200x200)
  • 1 academic or professional reference
  • Registration Fee Receipt

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