University of Barcelona

Business Law

Recommended applicant profile and admission requirements

Recommended applicant profile

The master's degree is designed for graduates in law and labour relations who want to work in research or to acquire more in-depth academic knowledge to support their professional activity. Applicants should have an interest in the following areas:
  • Specialized training in commercial law, civil property law, labour law and tax law.
  • Subsequent admission to doctoral programmes in law, if applicable.
  • University research and teaching (university teaching staff).
  • Legal consultancy for businesses, consumer associations and users.

Admission requirements

In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/29 October 2007, students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master's degree courses:
  • An official Spanish degree.
  • A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue.
  • A qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, the qualification should be recognized as equivalent to an official Spanish degree. If it is not recognized, the University of Barcelona shall verify that it corresponds to a level of education that is equivalent to official Spanish degrees and that it authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master's degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master's degree course.

Specific requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent undergraduate degree in law.
  • EHEA bachelor's degree in labour relations.
  • Undergraduate degree in labour sciences.

Students are not generally required to take bridging courses before they start the master's course.