Studying Behavioural Economics at City will help you develop a profound understanding of how and why people make the decisions they do.
The subject applies psychology to understand consumer behaviour in the markets, finance and other kinds of decision-making.
Our research group at City aims to explain consistent violations of rationality and biases frequently observed in economic experiments and other environments.
Behavioural economics graduates are highly valued by a range of employers – from companies who want to know why customers choose to buy certain products to public sector agencies who want to improve public welfare by understanding people’s behaviour and choices about food or exercise.
Graduates go into roles like economic consultant, public policy specialist, political campaigning and public relations, financial trading, marketing, sales and consumer psychology.
City has recently undergone a significant level of refurbishment, so that course participants can enjoy state of the art classrooms and facilities.
All lectures and tutorials are taught in a stimulating learning environment, supported through PC-based laboratory sessions.
Excellent Institution library facilities, including our subject-specific librarian.
Students can book private library spaces for academic work within City Library.
As part of the University of London, City students have access to Senate House Library.