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Behavioural and Data Science - MSc (Full-Time, 2019 Entry)

This course offers training in the foundations of psychology, decision making, behavioural economics. It will also develop your understanding of state-of-the-art methods in data science and data analytics, focusing on statistcal methods, machine learning, and data visualization.

You will gain an understanding of large-scale patterns in data, with an eye to comprehending the underlying factors driving human behaviour. This can be used to understand economics, politics, history, wellbeing, and many other large-scale patterns at national and international levels.

Previous experience in behavioural science is not necessary, but you should have basic programming skills in at least one programming language.

Related Degrees:

Core Modules:

Optional Modules:

You will choose two from Psychology and two from Computer Science.

Psychology:

Computer Science:

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.

Teaching:

Lectures and seminars and we hold additional workshops for practical study. You will have an average of 8-12 hours of lectures and 2-6 hours of seminars per week.

Assessment:

Essays, research reports, modelling and data analysis, class tests, exams, and presentations.

Our graduates have gone on to work in the following job roles:

  • Medical Secretary
  • Lab Assistant
  • Trainee Investigation Administrator
  • Mental Health Support Worker

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Essential information

Course Code

P-C803

Duration

Full-time: 1 year

(September 2019 - September 2020)

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above

Department of Study

Psychology

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

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Scholarships

In 2017/18, we allocated approximately £36 million in scholarship funding to postgraduate students. The University is also part of a number of prestigious government Scholarship schemes, including Chevening, Fulbright, Commonwealth and Marshall. For more information click here.

Additional Course Costs

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.

 

How to Apply

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This information is applicable for 2019 entry.