- The Behavioural Decision Science course at Kingston University will enable you to develop the skills to evaluate research findings and to relate these findings to practical applications and solutions.
- It facilitates and encourages interaction between theory, policy and practice in relation to people's judgements and choices in politics, business, retail, health, leisure and sport.
- You will benefit from regular public lectures delivered by internationally recognised researchers in the fields of decision-making, thinking and risk. In addition, you can attend weekly departmental research seminars, where recent research findings are presented and discussed.
What will you study?
You will cover recent developments in normative, descriptive and experience-based theories of choice, as well as the impact of experience and expertise on judgements and choice. You will be introduced to applications of judgement and decision-making research in areas such as consumer behaviour, politics, sports, economics and health, providing a firm basis in both the theory and practice of cognitive science and decision-making. You will also explore a selection of current research topics relevant to individual and managerial decision-making, wellbeing and policy-making.
Where this course will take you
Graduates from the Behavioural Decision Science MSc will develop research and practical skills essential for careers in health and wellbeing sectors, not-for profit organisations and public sector, commercial sector (such as banks, pension and insurance companies), in addition to professional/managerial jobs and entrepreneurship.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Applications of Behavioural Decision Science
- Applications of Psychological Research
- Psychology Dissertation
- Research Design and Analysis
- The Psychology of Thinking, Judgement and Decision-Making
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.
DisciplinesPsychology Organisational Behaviour View 733 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants will normally have an upper-second class degree or above, or equivalent in social science, business, or science. Applicants with a lower-second class degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline that have suitable professional/research experience, and/or other relevant qualifications will be considered.
- In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate mathematical competence equivalent to grade C or above at GCSE level.
International14900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- MSc part time: £5,060
- MSc part time: £8,195
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