Law Degree

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


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 Law Degree trains jurists with a sufficient scientific, methodological, technical and cultural base to enable them to pursue Master's studies or commit to professional integration.

Training aims

The aim of law training is to train general lawyers who master the main rules of legal ordering and reasoning.
The License thus makes it possible to acquire a complete and coherent set of knowledge and skills capable of being implemented in the exercise of certain legal professions or in administrative careers accessible by competitive examination at the License level.
It allows you to become seasoned in legal reasoning and methodology, and to build a solid general culture to be able to envisage developments in the discipline..

Advantages of the training

Students in License 2 and License 3 in law have the possibility of integrating the Ambition University Diploma (DU) based on their results obtained in the first or second year of the License. This DU 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 and join a Master's degree of their choice or preparation for category A competitive examinations. and A+.

Targeted skills

  • Knowledge of fundamental and transversal legal concepts

  • Discovery of legal professions

  • Knowledge of the political, administrative and economic organization of the State

  • Discovery of the international and European environment

  •  Knowledge of standards relating to individuals and families

  • Knowledge of principles governing property and contracts

  • Knowledge of fundamental legal matters of business life

  • Knowledge of the trial process

  • Legal English and Anglo-American institutions

Sheet of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

Summary of lessons by course

License 1: 

Introduction to law, constitutional law, methodology, general legal and political culture, family law, personal law, administrative and judicial institutions, general economic culture, international relations, history of law, comparative legal systems, English and personalized professional project.

License 2:

Law of obligations, general administrative law, general criminal law, history of private law, political science, European institutions, civil procedure, history of political ideas, property law, public finance, general tax law, English and personalized professional project.

License 3:
Common core: special contracts, fundamental rights and freedoms, property law, legal system of the European Union, company law, criminal procedure, anthropology of law, communication and media, history of the State and administration, history political ideas, English and personalized professional project.

Specialties in private law: labor law, business law, special contracts, labor law

Specialties in public law: public international law, administrative litigation, public property law, civil service law


Possibility of doing an internship according to a personalized professional project

Specific devices

  •   License 1 law – Individualized course 1:

o As part of this individualized course, the first year of the license is carried out in the classic way in one year

  • License 1 law – Individualized course 2:

o As part of this individualized course, the first year of the Bachelor's degree 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 law – 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 law – Health access (Licence Accès Santé - L.AS):

o Students on this course are intended to follow the courses of the Law Degree as well as health courses offered by the UFR Santé of the University of Reunion.

o Students enrolled in the Health Access program are eligible to apply for entrance exams to studies in medicine, midwifery, odontology and pharmacy.

  • Establishment of a partnership with the Leconte de Lisle high school allowing a dual course Preparatory Class for Grandes Écoles (CPGE) and Law Degree.

Conditions of access to training

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Continuing Studies

The holder of this License can enter a Masters in Law:

  • Master of Business Law

  • Master of Heritage Law, notarial law and legal engineering of heritage

  • Master's degree in public law or public law prep-talents

  • Master's degree in justice, trials and procedures

Career opportunities

The Law Degree does not confer professional status in itself but opens up numerous opportunities:

  • Legal assistant

  • Agent immobilier

  • Legal secretary etc.

The Law Degree also allows you to apply for numerous civil service competitions in category A or B:

  • Clerk

  • Territorial Editor

  • Police officer

  • Tax inspector

  • Gendarmerie officer

  • Army officer

  • Labor controller

  • Insurance writer, etc.

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