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Behavioural Economics

University College Dublin

12 months
Duration
20500 EUR/year
10730 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

School of Behavioural Economics at University College Dublin is Ireland’s leading economics department. Our staff are experts with international reputations in a wide range of topics such as macroeconomics, econometrics, applied microeconomics, behavioural economics, health economics, international trade and economic history.

Overview

The MSc in Behavioural Economics at University College Dublin is an exciting new course devoted to providing an in-depth training in the area of behavioural economics. Students will take a range of rigorous economic modules but will specialise in understanding a range of new models that incorporate the latest evidence on human decision making. 

Learning outcomes

  • As well as being trained in the core concepts and theories of behavioural economics, students will also learn about the range of empirical methods used to test ideas in this area in lab and field settings. The MSc will also cover the ethical, legal, and regulatory context for the ideas of behavioural economics. Thus, the students will be equipped to apply these ideas in a wide range of academic, business, and policy settings.
  • This programme features small group teaching from leading economists and a supportive environment.  Masters students are an integral part of our School community, attending research seminars and receiving a wide range of supports to help them prepare for their research thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Topics in Psychological Science
  • Research Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A primary degree with at least an upper second class honours or international equivalent in Economics or in a degree in which Economics is a major component.
  • We also consider applicants with at least an upper second class honours degree in another cognate area that has a high quantitative component.
  • An upper second class honours in a Higher Diploma in Economics.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10730 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10730 EUR per year during 12 months.
 Part Time
  • EU fee per year - €6,970
  • Non-EU fee per year - €10,250

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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