Taught course

Behavioural Economics

University of Nottingham · School of Economics

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in economics.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme offers advanced level training in core areas of theoretical and quantitative economics plus an opportunity to specialise in the rapidly developing field of behavioural economics. The programme is the ideal route for high calibre graduates of economics intending to undertake PhD research in behavioural/experimental economics. It is also suitable for those seeking entry to a wide range of careers, particularly those with interests in finance.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

This course is recognised by the ESRC as providing 1 + 3 research training. A limited number of bursaries (up to 1000 GBP) for all Masters entries are available within the School.

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Economics web pages.

For information on opportunities for funding for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations56
Dissertation34 (12000 words)

Course contact details

+44 (0)115 951 5250