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MSc Behavioural Economics and Data Science

MSc Behavioural Economics and Data Science

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Social Economics Behavioural Psychology Informatics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

In the coming years we will see major changes in the world of work. One of these changes will be a huge increase in demand for data scientists. This MSc will prepare you for a career as a data scientist so that you can help meet this change in demand.

In this MSc, there is a focus on particular types of application: data science techniques are combined with the area of Behavioural Economics, in which the School of Economics at UEA has a world-class reputation.

Having completed this MSc, your Employability prospects will be strong. Policy-makers in government are increasingly turning to behavioural economics for insights into decision-making behaviour, insights that inform our understanding of how individuals, groups and markets operate. Private Sector organisations specialising in Behavioural Economics research are also a growing phenomenon.

You could also take your skills into banking and finance, healthcare, regulation, human resources or executive management. You could also progress to PhD study.

ABOUT

Our MSc Behavioural Economics and Data Science is part of our Applied Training Programme – designed to provide key skills in economics. It is ideal if your undergraduate training was in a subject other than economics, and you now wish to develop analytical skills as an economist. This degree may be particularly useful for those with a maths or science background who wish to make their skills more marketable in the rapidly changing jobs market.

This course incorporates the mathematical techniques necessary for Economic Analysis, and also an introduction to the specialist econometric software that you will use in your MSc programme. While not compulsory, we strongly recommend you take advantage of this opportunity.?

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£19,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have bachelors degree (minimum 2.2 or equivalent) in any Subject. Applicants should normally have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus university on the outskirts of Norwich, situated within private, picturesque landscaped grounds that include woodland and a lake. It has a thriving student community of 15,000, over 4,000 of whom are postgraduates. As well as its stunning location that serves as an idyllic setting for learning, the university is known for its outstanding research, leading the way in many fields, notably in...more

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