Program Title

MSc Behavioural Economics

Program Duration (Months)

12

Study Modes

Full Time

Country
Educational qualification required for admission

Graduate degree

Admission Criteria

University College Dublin international admission is based on a variety of factors including the students' past academic records and grades, standardized test scores, etc. If an interview is required as part of the application, the university will be in touch with the applicant through a phone call or an online interview.

Application Requirements:

  • A completed application form
  • Official transcripts from all previous academic institutions attended
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Official English Proficiency Test Scores
  • 2 Letters of Academic reference/recommendation (wherever applicable)
  • Resume, CV or Portfolio (wherever applicable)
  • Letter of Acceptance issued by the University College Dublin
  • A current passport/travel document
  • 2 coloured passport-sized photographs
  • Medical Insurance
  • Financial Support Statements
Program Description

UCD School of Economics is Ireland’s leading economics department. Our staff are experts with international reputations in a wide range of topics such as macroeconomics, econometrics, applied microeconomics, behavioural economics, health economics, international trade and economic history. School members play a significant role in debating economic policy issues and in contributing to the formulation of economic policy.  Our MSc in Behavioural Economics is the
first of its kind in Ireland and one of the few worldwide with a strong policy and regulatory focus.

The MSc programme is devoted to providing in-depth training in the area of behavioural economics. Students will take a range of rigorous economic modules but will also receive training in key concepts in psychology and specialise in learning a range of new models that incorporate the latest evidence on human decision making. As well as being trained in the core concepts and theories of behavioural economics, students will also learn about a range of empirical methods and have the opportunity to run their own field and lab experiment.

The MSc will also cover the ethical, legal, and regulatory context for the ideas of
behavioural economics. Thus, the students will be equipped to apply these ideas in a wide range of academic, business, and policy settings. This programme features small group teaching from leading economists and a supportive environment.

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Medium of Instruction

English

Location

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

IELTS Requirement

6

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