License in Economic and Social Administration (AES)

Domain: Cultures, territories and plural societies in the Indian Ocean

Course: Not applicable

ECTS credits


level of studies
at the end of training

Baccalaureate +3

Teaching locations

Saint-Denis – Moufia Campus
Le Tampon – Le Tampon Campus

Type of training : Licence

Training regime: Initial formation

Training summary

The AES License is a multidisciplinary training course which trains versatile professionals who master, primarily, the language of law, economics, management and secondarily that of sociology, statistics and office automation.

Training aims

The objective of the AES License is to provide students with solid basic training in the various human and social sciences. Future graduates are thus prepared to hold positions of responsibility both in the private sector and in public administrations. This specialization therefore offers multidisciplinary training centered on economics, accounting and management, law and sociology.

Advantages of the training

Students in License 2 and License 3 have the possibility of integrating the Ambition University Diploma (DU) depending on their results from the first or second year of the License. The DU Ambition is designed to constantly encourage students to develop and enhance their potential to put them in a position to succeed in the most difficult courses after their Bachelor's degree: joining a Master's degree of their choice or preparing for category A and A+ competitive examinations. .

Targeted skills

The holder of the License is capable of collecting, diagnosing, interpreting, independently and critically, information relating to economics, law and management, developing reports, summary notes and presenting the results.
Thanks to the multidimensional nature of the diploma, it develops a global critical approach allowing a perspective conducive to the relevance of the analysis.

Sheet of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP)


Summary of lessons by course

License 1:
Introduction to law, general principles of economics, introduction to management, introduction to sociology, applied mathematics, demography, contemporary political and social problems, strengthening economics, strengthening management, economic and social history, support and university methodology, English ( distance learning 100%), Open Teaching Units (UEO), constitutional law, introduction to macroeconomics, general accounting, quantitative methods (statistics), history of French political institutions, geo-economics of the Indian Ocean, profitability and investment choice, introduction to economic analysis, general knowledge.

License 2:
Obligations law, monetary economics, quantitative methods (mathematics), sociology (politics), management accounting, English, computer science, business law, corporate finance, sociology of education, quantitative methods (probability), financial markets.

License 3:
Administrative law, growth and development, economic calculation and game theory, sociology of organizations, economy of Reunion Island, preparation for competitive exams, logistics, applied statistics, English, digital tools, professional development and integration, labor law, economics and international finance , history of economic thought, natural resources and environment, survey methods, international institutions, preparation for competitive exams, financial diagnosis, econometrics, human resources, management IT, UEO or anticipated internship


Non-obligatory internship in License 2

Specific devices

• License 1 AES – Individualized course 1:
o As part of this individualized course, the first year of the Bachelor's degree is carried out in the classic way in one year

• License 1 AES – Individualized course 2:
o As part of this individualized course, the first year of the License is also completed in one year. The particularity of this course consists in the fact that methodological support is added to the lessons. Methodological support is mandatory and takes place throughout the year. Several techniques are presented to students in order to be able to implement good university working methods as early as possible.

• License 1 AES – Individualized course 3:
o As part of this individualized course, the first year of the degree is completed over two years. This path is planned to allow students who need it to reduce the workload per year. The lessons of the first year of the Bachelor's degree are therefore spread over two years rather than just one.

• License 1 AES – Health Access (License Health Access - L.AS):
o Students in this course are intended to follow the teaching of the AES License as well as health teaching offered by the Health Training and Research Unit of the University of Reunion.
o Students enrolled in the Health Access program are intended to apply for entrance exams to studies in medicine, midwifery, odontology and pharmacy

Partnership with the Georges Brassens high school for an AES License Preparatory course for School Professorship (PPE)
Partnership with the Bellepierre high school allowing a dual course Preparatory Class Adaptation for Tertiary Higher Technicians (ATS) and AES License.


Conditions of access to training

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Continuing Studies

The Bachelor's degree in AES naturally leads to further studies in Masters mainly in the field of Economy-Management:

  • Master of Applied Economics (EA)

  • Master EA preparatory class course for category A and A+ civil service competitions

  • Master's degree in Money, Banking, Finance, Insurance (MBFA) banking and financial career path

  • Master MBFA in work-study program, expert customer advisor course

  • Work-study MBFA Master's degree, professional and very small business customer advisor course

  • Master International Management

  • Master in Tourism Activities Management

  • Master's degree in accounting and audit control

  • MasterMarketing

  • Master Human Resources and Organization Theory etc.

The License in AES also allows you to opt for a more professional Public Administration License that prepares you for administrative competitions.

It also allows access to the Teaching Masters for the preparation of school teacher competitions or the Certificate of Aptitude for Secondary Education Teaching (CAPES) Economics and Management.

Career opportunities

Private sector, public administration or civil service competition.

  • Middle management of any organization

  • Assistant Director of Small and Medium Enterprises - Small and Medium Industries (SME-PMI)

  • Assistant manager of health or social establishments

  • Sales assistant, customer advisor

  • Accounting assistant

  • Administrative agent

  • Local development agent

  • Town hall secretary

  • Research Analyst

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