How to Study Law in Ghana | A Complete Guide


In this guide, we will be showing you how to study Law in Ghana Universities. This guide contains everything you need to become a successful Lawyer and Solicitor in Ghana.

How to Study Law in Ghana

It is a known fact that one of the most competitive courses in Ghana Universities is Law. The Faculty of Law always has one of the highest numbers of admission applications each year. But unfortunately, not all these applications are considered, and we are going to show you how to gain admission into Faculty of Law in Ghana Universities.


There are twelve (12) Universities in Ghana approved by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and the General Legal Council (GLC) for Law Programmes

  1. Wisconsin International University College Faculty of Law
  2. University of Ghana School of Law
  3. Mountcrest University College Faculty of Law
  4. GIMPA Faculty of Law
  5. University of Cape Coast Faculty of Law
  6. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Faculty of Law
  7. Central University College Faculty of Law
  8. Zenith University College Faculty of Law
  9. Kings University College Faculty of Law
  10. Lancaster University Ghana Faculty of Law
  11. Ghana Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  12. University of Professional Studies, Accra



Candidates must have six credits (A1-C6) in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three elective subjects, making an aggregate of no more than 36.

2) First-degree holders:

Degree holders in any discipline may be admitted into level 200 for a three-year LL.B programme.

Duration of LL.B in Ghana

The Faculty of Law in Ghana institutions offers a three-year and a four-year Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) programme aimed at preparing students for careers in the legal sector.

Thereafter, the student will proceed to the Ghana school of law for professional law courses.

Applicants who are admitted to undertake the Professional Law Course are enrolled as Barristers at Law and Solicitors of the Supreme Court upon their successful completion of the Course.


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