MSc Behavioural and Economic Science

This innovative course in the growing area of decision science and behavioural economics combines multidisciplinary expertise from the Department of Psychology, Department of Economics and the Warwick Business School.

The 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.

The typical candidate for the programme is one who already holds an Honours degree in a quantitative subject including Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Mathematics, Engineering, and Physics. Previous experience of psychology, economics, or behavioural science is not necessary.

Where do our students come from? Well they come from all over the world…

We have had many students from South America – Venezuela, Chile, Columbia, Brazil and Argentina. Asia is well represented with students from Thailand, Malaysia, Korea, India, China, Japan and Indonesia. Also Kenya, Lebanon, Russia, USA and Canada, the Middle East and Mexico. Europe is represented by Norway, Sweden, Germany, Greece, Turkey, Malta, France, Spain and Belgium.


Daniel Read
Professor of Behavioural Science
Gordon Brown
Professor of Psychology
Neil Stewart
Professor of Psychology
Nick Chater
Professor of Behavioural Science