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College of Law

The College of Law, Western Delta University offers courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Honours.

The Law programme is established to contribute significantly to the enrichment of legal study and practice. It is designed to provide legal education within the realm of a dynamic socio-political environment that encompasses the national and global trends and challenges. The main focus of the law programme is to create an environment that encourages intellectual rigor, analytical and critical engagement as well as profound ethical standards. The programme will produce graduates who can compete actively in legal, socio, economic and political developments on a global scale.

The Objectives of the Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree programme are:

1 To ensure that Law is taught as it exists at any given time, and that every Law student adopts a comparative approach to legal studies bearing in mind that there are many systems of Law (Common Law, Statutory Law, Customary Law and Islamic Law) currently in operation.

2 To ensure that students are imbued with a general knowledge and understanding of Law.

3. To develop in students the intellectual ability to apply research, knowledge and analytical skills to solving theoretical and practical legal problems.

4. To acquaint students with principles of the judicial process and legal systems, as well as their interaction with socio-economic frameworks.

5. To provide, through training and orientation, an appreciation of the growing relevance of inter and multi-disciplinary approach to the solution of complex life problems and the role of law therein.


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