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Behavioural Decision Science MSc: Course features

What this course offers you

The course aims to:

  • provide you with an in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the psychology of decision-making;
  • develop your skills of research, analysis and creativity in decision-making theory and practice;
  • develop your capacity to critically appraise empirical results and to use them to make inferences regarding the validity of psychological theories of decision-making;
  • develop potential leadership attributes;
  • develop your proficiency in using relevant psychological/analytical software packages to a professional level;
  • provide you with the ability to communicate the results of your analyses to specialist and non-specialist audiences, both in written and oral form; and
  • develop your ability to manage effectively a substantial programme of research and writing on a topic applying decision-making methods in psychology.

The range of learning and teaching strategies include:

  • interactive lectures/sessions/workshops;
  • small group laboratory work;
  • one-on-one tutorials;
  • student-led discussions;
  • one-on-one project supervision; and
  • research experience placements.

Additional activities such as readings of professional journal articles and books, sitting in guest speaker lectures.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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