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Behavioural Economics in Action MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Behavioural Economics in Action MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Social Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is highly relevant to individuals from policy making and management backgrounds in the public and private sectors, as well as graduates from a range of backgrounds including anthropology, business, economics, finance, political science, psychology, sociology, neuroscience, maths and physics. The tools and techniques we teach, particularly the design of experiments including spatial randomization and clustering, are in great demand in organisations that seek to understand customer and consumer behaviour. Our economics department has the largest group of academics working in the field of behavioural economics in London, holds regular seminars and talks from visiting researchers and has a network of international collaborators from all over the world. This high level of collaboration and exchange of knowledge means you benefit from being part of a highly active department, as well as participating in practical learning as you develop the skills to design, run and interpret trails and experiments with academics, other institutions and international labs. In-class tests and presentations are some of the core modes in which your work on the course will be assessed.

This masters provides a solid background in the design of experiments and data analysis, as well as ability to critically evaluate issues related to behavioural economics. Behavioural economics offers the opportunity to pursue careers as researchers and consultants in a range environments including: Public bodies (HMRC, NHS, FCA, etc); Banks: Beh Finance; Marketing departments; Behavioural Teams (ING, SwissRe, etc); Fundraisers/Charities; Health Economics. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Different course options

Full time | Middlesex University | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT

Modules

This module aims to equip students with essential mathematical and statistical skills to help analyse data arising from economic experiments, present results and interpret findings. You need to master the techniques of locating, describing, differentiating and analysing data to aid with conducting economic and social experiments as well as processing and presenting findings.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a second-class honours degree 2:2 or above in the field of economics, business management, business administration, international business and other relevant areas. Students with relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be considered. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more