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Behavioural Economics

Nottingham University Business School

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
19575 GBP/year
10530 GBP/year
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About

Behavioural economics is a rapidly expanding field, investigating the human and social factors influencing the decisions made by consumers, borrowers and investors.

Overview

Our research-led approach to teaching guarantees a challenging experience, providing the skills you need to progress as a professional economist or academic researcher.

At the end of this course, you will be able to read and understand current and classic research papers in the field of behavioural economics, and will have received one-to-one guidance to enable you to complete your first behavioural research project or experiment.

Content for this course is informed by the world leading research of the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx). You will learn about the experimental methods used by our researchers and use our computer lab to conduct economic experiments. You will also be invited to attend workshops and seminars that are run by the centre, which include speakers from across the globe.

Key facts

  • 2nd in the world for cognitive and behavioural economics in the Research Papers in Economics rankings 2018
  • 6th in the UK for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework
  • Top 100 worldwide for economics in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioural Economic Theory
  • Experimental Methods in Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory 
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Econometric Theory
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • Economic Research Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a discipline with significant economics content

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19575 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19575 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10530 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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