Melody Ihuoma read law at Balliol College, Oxford. During her time there, she was awarded the Brackenbury Exhibition, Brackenbury Scholarship and the Alan Rodger Prize for Roman Law.
Upon completing her undergraduate degree, she co-authored an article for the Journal of Professional Negligence.
In 2016, Melody undertook the BCL at Oxford, achieving distinctions in Philosophical Foundations of the Common Law and in a dissertation (on contract damages). She was awarded an Inner Temple Major Scholarship and a BPP Advocacy Scholarship for the BPTC and was called to the Bar in July 2018.