University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Behavioural Economics

The course offers advanced-level training in core areas of theoretical and quantitative economics, plus an opportunity to specialise in the rapidly-developing field of behavioural economics; it is suitable for high-calibre graduates of economics intending to undertake doctorate research in behavioural/experimental economics; it is also suitable for those seeking entry to a wide range of careers, particularly those with interests in finance.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in economics; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element), TOEFL paper based 600 with 4.5 in TWE, TOEFL computer based 250 with 4.5 in TWE, or TOEFL IBT 100 (no less than 21 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: Microeconomic theory; macroeconomic theory; econometric theory; economic data analysis; 4 modules in behavioural economics and experimental methods in economics; 2 optional modules.

Assessment methods

Modules on this course are mainly assessed by examinations at the end of the semester in which the module is taught. Some modules are also assessed on the basis of coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,670 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,420 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

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