Description

Explore the interesting intersection of psychology and economics. You’ll gain a deep, well-rounded understanding of human behaviour and learn how to predict it.

This MSc enables you to delve deeply into the two inter-related disciplines of psychology and economics, in order to better explore, understand and predict the decisions people make.

Combining economic modelling with what psychology can tell us about individual behaviour and emotions you’ll learn to create highly accurate models for predicting human behaviour, which can then be used to empower behaviour change at both a micro and macro level.

This course is ideal if you are seeking to work in any area where understanding human decision-making is critical. This ranges from industry and healthcare, to developing new technologies or policies, and beyond.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time

Module Details:

Semester 1

  • Psychological and economic perspectives into decision-making
  • Statistical and mathematical modelling

Semester 2

  • Contemporary issues in the understanding of decision-making
  • Professional skills development

Summer

  • Contemporary issues in the understanding of decision-making

Student Destinations

There is demand for graduates with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. You could take your skills into government, banking or finance, healthcare, the third sector, economic regulation, human resources or executive management.

You could also take your studies further to doctoral level.

Fees

2020/21 fees Home/EU £9,500 Overseas £19,400

Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

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