Master – Heritage Law

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

Course: Notary law
Course: Heritage Legal Engineering

ECTS credits


level of studies
at the end of training

Baccalaureate +5

Teaching locations

Saint-Denis – Moufia Campus

Type of training : Master

Training regime: Initial training, Continuing training

Training summary

The Master's degree in heritage law is a training course fully integrated into its environment which includes two Master 2 courses:
- legal heritage engineering
- notarial law.

The Master's degree in heritage law is intended to provide students with effective and highly professional training and allows them to acquire high-level knowledge in each of the courses offered. This training also offers specialized lessons: real estate development, acquisition financing techniques, contractual techniques, transfer of professional assets, etc.

Training aims

The mission of the Master's degree in heritage law is to provide students and professionals with a second cycle of university studies specialized, depending on the course, in heritage law, on the one hand, and notarial law on the other. somewhere else. 

More particularly, within its unique heritage law specialty, it offers two complementary professional paths which are marked by a community of legal, tax and financial techniques implemented to serve the specific objectives of the professions and activities concerned.

Advantages of the training

A sustained and innovative professionalization policy through incoming actions with the organization of inter-professional conferences (notaries, lawyers, magistrates, bankers, accounting professions, etc.), the establishment of seminars thematic professionals outside the model (e.g.: sale of real estate, from incorporation to publication) and the creation of professionalization workshops (Curriculum Vitae workshops, cover letter, simulation of job interviews).

Outgoing actions are implemented with participation in events at the local level organized by partner professional orders, participation in operations organized by the Master's partners, the holding of trade fairs and participation in grand prizes and challenges at the level national.

Targeted skills

The Master's degree in heritage law allows you to acquire know-how and interpersonal skills such as:

  • Adaptability: cability to adapt to varied situations 

  • Analysis: cability to analyze the different components of a problem, a situation and the links that unite them with a view to their treatment 

  • Communication/listening: cability to listen to others

  • Communication/transmission: cability to format information, transmit and write an accessible document 

  • Synthesis: ability to select and aggregate the available information in a relevant manner to arrive at a suitable solution 

  • Teamwork : ability to integrate and cooperate in one or more working groups, projects or networks and to make an effective contribution

Sheet of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

Summary of lessons by course

Master 1: methodology, tax law, matrimonial regimes, securities, private international law, enforcement procedures, property law
intellectual property, town planning, construction law, English, PIX, accounting, corporate arrangements and individual business,
inheritance and gifts, law for companies in difficulty, banking law, company property law, general theory of obligation, special criminal law, professional ethics of the lawyer.

Master 2 in legal heritage engineering: sales law and practice, financing techniques, credit law, monetary and financial assets, real estate property, real estate expertise, accounting, real estate development, co-ownership, space law, ethics, strategy and approach client, corporate techniques, environmental law, capitalization technique, property dismemberments, balance sheet and asset analysis, asset tax law and practice, transcription and
registration, transfer of professional assets, pension insurance, English, PIX.

Master 2 notarial law course: sales law and practice, contractual techniques, credit law, matrimonial regimes, private international law of matrimonial regimes, real estate, real estate expertise, accounting, town planning and construction, rural law, real estate development, ethics, client strategy and approach, corporate techniques, non-corporate models, environmental law, property dismemberments, balance sheet and asset analysis, wealth tax law and practice, transcription and registration, transfer of professional assets, free transfer, private international inheritance law, English, PIX.


Master 1 and Master 2 courses on both courses

Specific devices

Not concerned

Conditions of access to training

On file and possible interview, baccalaureate + 3 or equivalent

Continuing Studies

• Access to the Federal Diploma in Heritage Lawyer (Heritage Legal Engineering course)
• Access to the Higher Notarial Diploma (Notarial Law course)
• Access to a National Civil Service Center
• Access to preparation for the entrance exam to the Regional Professional Training Center for Lawyers (CRFPA)
• Possibility of applying for a Master 2 with a view to a double specialization
• Doctorate

Career opportunities

For the Notarial Law course:

  • Notaries 

  • Collaborators of notaries 

  • clerics

  • Directors or executives in structures linked to notaries 

  • Notary legal editions

  • Genealogists, etc.

For the Heritage Legal Engineering course:

  • Real estate agencies

  • Insurance companies

  • Banking and credit institutions 

  • Law firms 

  • Medium and large private companies (litigation services, financial services, asset management services) 

  • Management companies and wealth management consulting companies 

  • Accounting firms 

  • Real estate development companies

  • Local authorities (urban planning department, heritage protection, space management)

  • Magistrates 

  • FISC administration 

  • National museums

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