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Economics with Psychology (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    08-OCT-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore the driving forces behind human behaviour. Discover how human psychology can guide people to make economic decisions. How do people get in debt? Why do people choose to get a mortgage rather than rent? Why did the economic crisis affect the UK more than the US? Economics at Essex explores how economics relates to the real world and asks the difficult questions.On BSc Economics with Psychology you develop key mathematical skills and explore how you can use data to interpret the global economy, economic drivers behind human behaviour and the human mind. Through combining economics with psychology you gain a deepened knowledge as to why individuals are not always behaving in their own best interests. Understanding this and the frameworks of behavioural economics can help policymakers create environments that nudge people towards making wiser decisions and healthier lives.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,020per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    44th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 77 5

    38th out of 117 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    100 43%

    68th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    53rd

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    5th

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    111 51%

    88th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73.0 73%

    28th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    66th

    22

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