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

This innovative course, in the growing area of decision science and behaviour economics, combines multidisciplinary expertise from the Department of Psychology, Department of Economics and Warwick Business School.

The course emphasises both theoretical foundations and real-world application of core and advanced areas of behavioural economics, and the cognitive science of judgement and decision making.

Related Degrees:

Core Modules:


Warwick Business School:


To view the full list of optional modules in greater detail, please visit this page.

As well as a Behavioural and Economic Science Project which can be chosen from a variety of departments.

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


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.

Contact Hours:

Average 15 hrs per week in term time.

Class Sizes:

Lectures: 20-50

Seminars, Workshops and Labs: 10-30.


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

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

  • Behavioural Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Consultant

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Essential information

Course Code



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


Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

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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

Department website

Get a PG Prospectus


This information is applicable for 2019 entry.