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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 2.2k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 15.5k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 1 2017
    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 progam, you learn about economic and psychological reasoning and theories and how to apply them in order to understand decisions and motivation behind consumption and other economic behavior in daily life. You 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 program is on basic theories of economic behavior, basic theories of consumer behavior, and more specific courses on marketing and money. Our program provides you with comprehensive in-depth knowledge and excellent skills in economic psychology, enabling you to work independently at a professional level in a relevant field.

    Instruction modes

    literature study, oral presentation, internship, research, research project, traineeship, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, working group, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, self study, seminar

    Accreditation: NVAO

    Erasmus Mundus program: This is an Erasmus Mundus program.


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    Admission requirements

    In order to be accepted directly onto our Master's program in Social Psychology, you will be required to have the following academic background: 1. A Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Psychology 2. Advanced knowledge in research methods and statistics 3. Knowledge of relevant subjects in the field of Social Psychology, or Economic Psychology or Work and Organisational Psychology 4. Familiar with doing scientific research and know how to deal with the 'empirical cycle' (i.e. collecting, analyzing and reporting data).

    Other requirements

    1. vooropleiding (ISPAC: vereiste vooropleiding) In order to be accepted directly onto our Master's program in Social Psychology, you will be required to have the following academic background: 1. A Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Psychology 2. Advanced knowledge in research methods and statistics 3. Knowledge of relevant subjects in the field of Social Psychology, or Economic Psychology or Work and Organisational Psychology 4. Familiar with doing scientific research and know how to deal with the 'empirical cycle' (i.e. collecting, analyzing and reporting data).
    2. vooropleiding (ISPAC: vereiste vooropleiding) For students holding a Bachelor's degree in Psychology
    3. schriftelijk verzoek This must include: 1. Your motivation for studying this program. 2. How you meet the program requirements e.g. the courses you have done and their relevance to this program. Please remember, this must be an ORIGINAL letter.

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