There are many practical implications of insights from behavioural economics and the field is widely accepted to deliver a powerful, cost-effective approach to improving human welfare.
Commercial organisations have long known the limitations of individual decision making and routinely use this knowledge in their commercial practices.
A strong postgraduate education in behavioural economics will allow you to work in a variety of roles in the private or public sector that require a solid understanding of human behaviour.
A developed understanding of behavioural economics gives you a broad, real-world perspective to inform your professional interests and future ambitions.
The Behavioural Economics course at City, University of London is also an ideal pathway to a PhD in Economics or Psychology.
Our Behavioural Economics MSc can open various career pathways when you graduate.
- economic consultants undertaking marketing activities
- health economics consultants developing markets for products
- public policy specialists advising on the choice architecture of decision making
- political campaign and public relations specialists
- financial traders and risk assessors
- digital design consultants with behavioural expertise.
- Cognitive and Economic Science of Rational Choice
- Psychological Processes: Individual and Social
- Behavioural Research Methods: Design and Analysis
- Experimental Behavioural Science and Game Theory
- Cognitive Psychology and Decision Making
- Applied Econometrics and Psychological Research Methods
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DisciplinesEconomics Econometrics View 524 other Masters in Economics in United Kingdom
- At least an upper second class degree in Psychology, Economics or a related discipline (or equivalent in terms of professional qualifications). An equivalent qualification from an overseas university is acceptable. Selection is by application form, personal statement and references. It is not a prerequisite to have a background in Economics or Psychology.
- If you are applying with an overseas degree, the following is an indication of international equivalents of an upper second class degree from a UK institution
- If English is not your first language, you need to provide evidence of English proficiency.
International22200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22200 GBP per year during 12 months.
National16010 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16010 GBP per year during 12 months.
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