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Social Psychology, Track Economic Psychology

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
12 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Tilburg

Program description

The Track Economic Psychology studies the psychological mechanisms that underlie consumption and other economic behaviors.

It is an area where psychology and economics intersect. It deals with economic preferences, choices, decisions, and factors influencing these, as well as the consequences of economic decisions.

In our program, students are trained in economic reasoning and learn how to apply psychological knowledge and theories to understand the decisions and motivations that underlie consumption and other economic behaviors in daily life. They will develop an understanding of the basic principles of the psychology of economic behavior, and as such our graduates become experts on consumer behavior, financial behavior, negotiation and bargaining.

The focus of the current program is on basic theories of economic behavior, basic theories of consumer behavior, and more specific courses on marketing and money. Our program provides students with comprehensive in-depth knowledge and excellent skills in economic psychology, enabling them to work independently at a professional level in a relevant field.

Economic Psychology Related Programs

Besides the Economic Psychology track, Tilburg University offers several other tracks within the framework of the Social Psychology program. Tracks include:

See which other programs are related to the Economic Psychology program.

Economic Psychology Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the Master in Economic Psychology will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top MSc degree at Tilburg University.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the Economic Psychology program.

About Tilburg University

At Tilburg University, our mission is to inspire students and faculty members to reach their full potential, and in doing so, reap a positive impact on the society around them. Our education and research is internationally inspired and is ground breaking. Tilburg is represented among the top institutes in the international university rankings.

Tilburg University educational programs instil a broad social awareness in our students along with critical personal and professional skills. Learning and development are offered at all career levels. Research endeavours aim to advance the frontiers of knowledge on issues and subjects of direct value to society – and are actively disseminated and applied within the community with this objective in mind. We play an active part in the local community and that of the region, the Netherlands and the entire world, maintaining close contact at all levels.

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