Economic Psychology, M.Sc. | Tilburg University | Tilburg, Netherlands
12 months
15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
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Become an expert in economic behavior and consumer psychology, and learn to make decisions related to marketing, financial behavior, and communication. You will learn how companies, non-profits, and governments can use theories of economic and psychological reasoning to understand and influence consumer decisions and financial behaviors with Economic Psychology at Tilburg University.

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Learn to understand and apply psychological and economic insights to understand consumer behavior, financial decision-making, and marketing with the Economic Psychology program at Tilburg University .

  • Specialist in Economic Psychology since 1972.
  • Diverse and highly international setting with small groups and a lot of interaction.
  • Courses and supervision are done by a team of international, young, and enthusiastic researchers and internationally renowned scholars from dynamic research institutes like TIBER and Netspar. 
  • Internship in an organization chosen by you.
  • The program focuses on the critical and valid application of theory in practice, with an emphasis on how economic psychology can be applied to companies, non-profits, and policy making.

Career prospects

Prepare for both academic and practical careers in the fields of economic psychology, consumer behavior, marketing, communication, policy, consulting, or research. Alumni are often employed by management consultancies, and trade unions as well as in the consumer products industry and at market research institutes.

Example positions of graduates:

  • Research Scientist at Cito
  • Product Marketing Manager at Philips
  • Campaign Operations Specialist at Greenhouse

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Psychology of Economics
  • Money and Financial Behavior
  • Consumer Analytics Using Big Data
  • Psychology and Marketing
  • Economic Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to our Master's track in Economic Psychology, you must have the following academic background:

  • Bachelor's and/or a Master's degree in psychology, e.g., Psychology and Sociology, but not with a degree in, for example, Marketing and Communication, Economics, or Business Studies. No exemptions can be made.
  • Advanced knowledge in research methods and statistics, specifically quantitative research.
  • Knowledge of relevant subjects in the field of Social Psychology, Economic Psychology, or Work and Organizational Psychology.
  • Experience with first-hand empirical research (i.e., collecting, analyzing and reporting quantitative data).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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