M.Sc. On Campus

Behaviour Change

Aberystwyth University

12 months
16700 GBP/year
8700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Behaviour Change degree at Aberystwyth University will imbue you with the knowledge and expertise required to inform organisations, influence policy-makers and implement strategic change in behaviours to have a positive effect which will benefit businesses, governments, communities and societies at large.


Behaviour Change degree at Aberystwyth University draws on multi- and transdisciplinary scholarship from the Department of Psychology, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth Business School and the Department of International Politics, enabling you to specialise in your preferred discipline: geography, psychology, business or international relations.

You will be introduced to the psychology of human behaviour and mechanisms of behaviour change from numerous psychological perspectives (including evolutionary, cognitive, social, biological and developmental branches of psychology). You will also learn about the structural, institutional and systemic bases of behaviour, as well as the principles and practice of transdisciplinary dialogue and collaborative working.


Graduates of MSc Behaviour Change at Aberystwyth University would be suited to roles in the health sector, business and management, local and national government, NGOs, lobbying, environmental planning and consultancy, and in any context in which it would be helpful, ethical, and desired to facilitate behaviour change.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk, Resilience and Behaviour in a Changing Environment
  • The Psychology of Behaviour Change
  • Transdisciplinary Dialogue
  • Behaviour Change at the Tails of the Bell Curve: At-Risk, Challenging, Hard-to-Reach, and Diverse Populations
  • Global Challenges and the Future of International Relations Theory
  • Global Climate Change: Debates and Impacts
  • Implementation Science
  • Managing Environmental Change in Practice
  • Marketing Managment Strategy
  • People and Organizations

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry Requirements 2:1 Bachelors (Honours) degree, or equivalent, in any subject discipline, to include demonstrable evidence of prior study of behaviour change.
  • English Language Requirements IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent
  • Other Requirements Applicants are encouraged to submit an up-to-date CV as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 GBP /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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