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Masters in Contracts and Business Law

HEAD - Hautes Études Appliquées du Droit (EN)Paris - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: Business Law, Business Law and Management, Digital Technology and Electronic Communications Law, European and International Business Law, Social Law
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 0 €
Course cost: 13 500 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Academic excellence scholarships
  • Bank loan
  • Financial assistance or scholarships awarded by the institution

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 25
Places available per academic year: 25

Program Language

  • French

Course length: 

  • 1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years

The objective of the Masters in Contracts and Business Law is to prepare law students with a Masters 1 or a Masters 2 for careers as business lawyers or as in-house legal experts within large international organisations. Course participants must hold a postgraduate diploma or a Masters.

The course provides a high-level legal education in the essential areas of private and public business law, which is enriched by an interdisciplinary approach encompassing finance, marketing and management.

Participants will also learn the professional skills which are indispensable for entering the workplace, such as writing skills.

A good command of English is an essential part of the Masters in Contracts and Business Law, so it is  possible to take the course either in a bilingual format or entirely in English.

7 subject areas:

  • Business contracts
  • Understanding companies and corporate life
  • Company mergers, acquisitions, and transfers
  • Professional skills
  • Humanities
  • International
  • Building a career

Course format: 

From September to May + six-month work placement

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Business lawyer, in-house legal expert, business litigation

Entry requirements

At least a postgraduate diploma (between Bachelors and Masters level) in Law

Admission criteria: 

Assessment of application

For students who hold a postgraduate diploma:  motivation interview + HEAD (or TOEIC/TOEFL) English test + law test (or TAGE MAGE)

For students who hold a Masters degree : motivation interview


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