Law

LAW

Welcome to the information page of Law department of ESPAM - formation university, here you'll get the neccessary information needed about the department

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

Our program places the studey of law within a social context and help you develop the critical, analytical skills that are in high demand by employers. Our course move beyond the study of legal riles, to examining what we know about the law and how it works in our society.
You'll acquire knowledge of the underlying dynamics of law and legal studies, including an in-depth understanding of its rules, agents, institutions and power structures. Studying law in all these different facets is what defines the strength of the programs at ESPAM FORMATION.
At ESPAM FORMATION, you'll be taught by experienced professors with a keen understanding of the law, amny whom publish extensively and are award winning researchers. Since a large number of full-time course instructors are drawn from different departments, government agencies and privae sector organizations in Nigeria , you'll also be taught by seasoned professionals with extensive working experience in the field.

General Information

The department boast of a library and research unit that is equipped with the state-of-art equipment and facilities and we are still working to better our enviable acheivements.

Industrial training, research, tutoials and seminars are part of prerequisite for the award of B.Sc (LL.B) law degree. Our students are requested to undergo a six month industrial training and a month research to be presented in the form of seminar. A report must be submitted by students on their industrial training experience. It is as follows.
i. 3 months IT after 300 level including courts/prisons visitation.
ii. 3 months IT after 400level including moot and mock trials.
iii. 1 month research seminars after 400level 1st semester.

The performance of students in the departments is calculated based on the following methods.

i. Practical assignments,
ii. Class works and other assignments,
iii. Quiz,
iv. Semester Examination.
A maximum score of 40% is allocated to (i),(ii),(iii), while(iv) is allocated a maximum of 60%

Course taught in the law faculty are classified into three categories. Namely compulsory law course(also reffered to as Core Courses) compulsory non-law courses and elective or optional courses. There are thirteen(13) core courses that are taught in the faculty. A minimum of 20 credits units and a maximum of 24 credit units are required at each level. 28 unit credits may be allowed with the Dean of law's approval.

A minimum of five(5) 0-level credit passes in SSCE/NECO or any other recognized equivalent at not more than two(2) sittings. The other two science subjects. In addition, the candidate must suit for and pass the school international admission examination.