University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Behavioural Science for Management

This course teaches the core theory and methods of behavioural science and behavioural economics. The course is aimed at students with the motivation to become the next generation of leaders, finding solutions to questions that exist at the interface between economics, psychology, business and policy. The general aims of the course are: To provide an understanding of core topics in psychology and how these can be applied to business and economics; to enable students to develop a detailed understanding of the key concepts of behavioural economics; to develop an appreciation of how concepts from behavioural science have been and can be applied in business settings and in policy domains; to develop the capacity to understand the role of individual difference factors in shaping responses and behaviours in different economic circumstances and business settings; to enhance understanding of the role of experiments in identifying decision processes and enabling behaviour change; to develop the ability to understand and carry out complex statistical analyses and sophisticated behavioural research methods; to become aware of the data sources available to researchers in behavioural science; to develop an appreciation of unfolding trends in the behavioural science and behavioural economics literatures.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Management School, Management, Work and Organisation Division
Telephone number: 
01786 467401