|Master of Science (MSc)
|Behavioural and Experimental Economics
The Behavioural and Experimental Economics MSc provides you with advanced training in core areas of economics. You'll acquire specialist knowledge in behavioural economic theory and experimental methods in economics.
You will learn how psychological foundations of behaviour are a part of economic theory. These foundations shape policy making in areas such as health and environment.
You will gain understanding of experimental methods in economics through classroom experiments.
You can tailor your degree by choosing from a range of optional modules.
The MSc dissertation will give you the opportunity to apply your insights and design your own experiment. Our knowledgeable academics will offer support and guidance throughout your studies.
Upon graduating, you will have developed the skills necessary to excel in your career. These skills can lead to roles including a professional economist, policy maker or academic researcher.
The Behavioural and Experimental Economics MSc is part of the following suite of courses:
Gain advanced skills in economic theory at Newcastle University. You'll also learn quantitative methods in econometrics and mathematical economics.
You will learn the theory, analytical tools and data analysis methods to help solve a variety of real-world economic problems. You'll gain understanding of specialist software packages in high demand by employers.
Tackle advanced topics of microeconomics and macroeconomics that maximises skill and knowledge. You'll also develop soft skills essential for any sector.
Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.