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Behavioural Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #96 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Through this Behavioural Economics programme at the University of Nottingham, you will be investigating the human and social factors influencing the decisions made by consumers, borrowers and investors. 
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Overview

The 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 Behavioural Economics programme at the University of Nottingham, 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.

Careers and professional development

This course is particularly relevant if you wish to pursue behavioural or experimental economics research at PhD level, or a career in a wide range of fields, including finance.

A masters in economics provides a logical and rigorous perspective on human behaviour which is valued by a wide-range of employers around the world, in banking, business, consulting, government and academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Behavioural Economic Theory
  • Econometric Theory
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • Economic Research Methodology
  • Experimental Methods in Economics
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • MSc Dissertation: Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    87

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23175 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23175 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12960 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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