This Behaviour Change course offered at the University College London (UCL) cross-disciplinary MSc programme will:
- equips students with the ability to critically appraise theories, methods and evidence for understanding behaviour and behaviour change in a range of contexts.
- trains students in the design, implementation and evaluation of behaviour change interventions.
- enables students to support the translation of evidence into practice across disciplines and sectors.
Students graduating from this programme will be equipped with a broad set of skills that can be applied to many different careers. Market research has shown there is a large demand for behaviour change expertise across the private, public and voluntary sectors and in roles relating to policy, practice and research.
Graduate careers benefiting from this degree include policy officers, researchers and research managers, IT developers and user experience designers, human resource managers, health consultants, urban and transport planners. The range of modules available creates a unique opportunity for students to tailor their degree to their specific interests and career aspirations.
- Health and Wellbeing
- Transport Behaviour Change: Theory and Practice
- Energy, People and Behaviour
- Making Policy Work
- Wellbeing in Buildings: Theory and Practice
- Social Cognition: Affect and Motivation
- Social Psychology of Risk
- Public Ethics
- Consumer Behaviour
- Judgement and Decision Making
- Human Factors and Digital Health
- Persuasive Games
- Introduction to System Dynamics Modelling in the Built Environment
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.
DisciplinesPsychology Organisational Behaviour Educational Psychology View 837 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
- For the MSc, a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a behavioural or social science (for example, psychology, sociology, anthropology, social geography) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard and relevant quantitative or qualitative research experience.
- Practical experience with a behaviour change focus (through paid or voluntary work) is also beneficial. Normally the first degree also includes quantitative expertise - statistics or mathematics - because of the statistical components of the programme.
International29400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12900 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £6,450
- International: £14,700
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.