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Behavioural and Economic Science (Economics Track)Main Site
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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Behavioural and Economic Science (Economics) MSc is designed for students with an Economics degree. Warwick's Economics department, ranked 3rd in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2020), offers you a programme examining theoretical and real-world applications of behavioural economics.This course emphasises both theoretical foundations and real-world application in core and advanced areas of behavioural economics, and the cognitive science of judgement and decision making. It is for you if you intend to work in a business environment (e.g. consumer-led industries and the financial sector), and if you're concerned with public policy and its implementation. It also provides an excellent foundation if you're intending to undertake further postgraduate research. A 10,000-word written project report provides an opportunity to explore your own interests across these fields of study.The Economics variant of the course is designed for students with a first degree in Economics. A Science track variant of the course is offered by the Department of Psychology and is available if you have a first degree in Science.You will be automatically enrolled on a pre-sessional Mathematics and Statistics programme to equip you with the relevant methodological skills you need to succeed on the course.
Minimum requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) specialising mainly in economics. This means you should have achieved a good standard in undergraduate courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics/economic statistics at an intermediate level. We also expect a good standard achieved in mathematics taken at undergraduate level. English language requirements Band A: Overall score 6.5 and none below 6.0 is required. Please check the University of Warwick website for the most up-to-date information.
IELTS: 6.5 (none below 6.0)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Warwick, Economics. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Around 27% of students at the university come from outside the UK and over 100 countries are represented by international students. The International Department is available to help these students with a wide range of matters. This assistance starts from before they arrive at the university with matters such as immigration paperwork and visas. They can also help with issues such as working while studying and travelling abroad from the UK while being a student here. They host Orientation Week when students first arrive to help them adapt to their new environment and can even arrange a campus visit beforehand. Their help centre is on hand to assist with practical matters as well as finding out more about student life events through the Student Union. Student life is organised into two phases with the first year, life revolving around the campus and the Studentsâ€™ Union then after this, more focus on off-campus. The Students Union is responsible for the organisation of some 260 societies and 76 sports clubs. It has two main buildings, the SUHQ including the admin offices and restaurant and the Union Building with the entertainment facilities.it also operates a number of venues including a pub, club venue and teashop. There also a number of special events held during the year on a wide range of subjects including arts, economics, climate issues and international aid. Student media includes a radio station, newspaper, magazines, student cinema and a TV station.