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Postgraduate Courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial Law

Introduction:

The Programme has as its main objective the production of manpower with skills in Commercial Law to solve relevant societal problems.

Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial Law is a one year (12 months) professional diploma in the area of in Commercial Law

The course will involve taught courses and hands-on practical training.

The programme is hosted in the Department of ICommercial Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Admission Requirement:

To be considered for admission into the course, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:

  • O’Level requirements.
  • A first degree in Law with at least a third class honours of Ahmadu Bello University or HND with upper credit or
  • An equivalent degree from another University recognized by Ahmadu Bello University.
  • At least two favorable letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the applicant’s previous academic advisor.
    • Forty percent (40%) of the admission quota will be reserved for female applicants.
    • Similarly, thirty (30%) of the admission quota will be reserved for non Nigerians.

Master of Laws(LLM Commercial Law)

Introduction:

The Programme has as its main objective the production of manpower with skills in Law to solve relevant societal problems.

i) The Full-time LL.M programme runs for a minimum of 24 calendar months and a maximum of 36 calendar months.

The course will involve taught courses and hands-on practical training.

The programme is hosted in the Department of Commercial Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Admission Requirement:

To be considered for admission into the course, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:

  • O’Level requirements.
  • A first degree in Law with at least a second class honours of Ahmadu Bello Universityr
  • An equivalent degree from another University recognized by Ahmadu Bello University.
  • At least two favorable letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the applicant’s previous academic advisor.
    • Forty percent (40%) of the admission quota will be reserved for female applicants.
    • Similarly, thirty (30%) of the admission quota will be reserved for non Nigerians.
Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
LWCM 801 International Economic Law 3 First Semester
LWCM 803 Company Law and Policy 3 First Semester
LWCM 805 Law of Taxation 3 First Semester
LWCM 802 International Economic Law 3 Second Semester
LWCM 804 Company Law and Policyt 3 Second Semester
LWCM 806 Law of Taxations 3 Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester

PhD.Law

A candidate is expected to carry out an original research and present a thesis on an approved topic. The candidate shall defend the thesis in accordance with the regulations of the University.

Admission Requirements:

The criteria for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy Prograamme in Law are as follows

  • :A Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) Degree from an approved university.
  • OR A Master of Laws (LL.M) Degree from an approved university with research thesis and a weighted course average shall normally be not less than 60%
  • Candidates in the following categories will be required to enroll for the M. Phil. programme and may be allowed to proceed for the Ph.D. programme after successful completion of the M. Phil. programme:
    • A candidate shall be required to submit and defend a well researched thesis on a chosen topic in a field or subject of his choice in Law
    • Any applicant for Ph.D in Law Faculty must show evidence of having passed research Methodology.
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Prof. Basant Kumar Jha

We are proud to feature another distinguished scholar of ABU named Prof. Basant Kumar Jha, Professor of Applied Mathematics at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria who, as at the last check, had not less than 3,376 citations with (h-Index score of 31 and i10-Index score of 97) credited to his research works as documented on Google Scholar.

The featured scholar’s areas of interest/specialization include Computational Fluid Dynamics

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