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Academic- Post Graduate in Legislative Drafting
Students must hold an LL.B Degree, NYSC discharge or exemption Certificate as well as certificate of call to the Nigerian Bar.
Course Schedule
First Semester

  • Perspectives on Legislative Drafting
  • The Drafting Process
  • Legislative Style Constitutional Perspectives
  • Legislative syntax and expression
Second Semester
  • Legislative form and Arrangement of Provisions.
  • Substantive Provisions
  • Construction and Interpretation of Legislation and Constitutions
  • Treaty Drafting and Implementation.
  • Nigerian Candidates

Application Form    N 5,000.00
Registration             N 5,000.00
Tuition                        N500,000.00

  • Foreign Candidates: $3,000.00
    (Application Form and Registration fees inclusive).


 6 Calendar Months
General Requirements

The Institute does not provide accommodation facilities for students. There are Guest Houses both within and outside the University of Lagos Campus which the students can take advantage of, at their own cost.

Student are also expected to bear the cost of recommended text-books, transportation and personal upkeep. The Institute Library service is however free. Students are also allowed additional Six months period for the submission of duly completed research projects.

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