London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Psychology of Economic Life

This MSc provides you with psychological knowledge to analyse economic phenomena and alternative business models. It teaches skills for change management and improving socio-economic systems and business models. It encompasses the domains of consumer behaviour and sustainable consumption, decision-making, corporate communication, creativity and innovation, profit and non-profit economics and economic life in general.

Entry requirements

We will only consider applicants with an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in any discipline and a strong motivation in the areas covered by the MSc.

Course modules

Psychology of economic life; methods for social psychological research; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The programme consists of four course units, including compulsory and optional courses and a dissertation. A seminar series in the Lent term provides students on the programme with the opportunity to prepare, by project groups, case studies on alternative business models.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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