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Department of Psychology | MSc Behavioural Science

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Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Scholarship

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Main Subject Area

PsychologyMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Psychology

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MSc Behavioural Science at Durham University

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This MSc is aimed at students wishing to learn about cutting-edge Behavioural Science research, advanced training in quantitative methods and the application of Behavioural Science principles to everyday problems faced within the public, private, and third sectors.


The MSc in Behavioural Science offers innovative training in the principles of this growing field of Psychology, equipping you with the knowledge and skills in Behavioural Science techniques to address everyday challenges created by human behaviours and make a positive difference in the private, public and third sector.


This course will prove valuable for those intending to enter the public, private, or third sector, including business, charities and government, local authorities and international organisations, by providing you with the tools to apply behavioural principles to problem-solving and decision-making in these domains. It will provide behavioural insights to help individuals build confidence, influence others, think and cooperate inter-culturally, set and achieve goals, negotiate mindfully and teamwork effectively.


The one-year full-time course consists of both core and optional modules taught through lectures, practical classes and workshops. You will also complete a dissertation project. The course will provide you with a wide range of knowledge (both of a theoretical and a practical nature) and transferable skills including various professional ways of disseminating knowledge.


You will benefit hugely from the energy and passion of the Department’s academic team. We are committed to creating a learning environment that has equality, diversity and inclusion at its core. Consequently, we believe the best psychological science is derived from capturing the diverse talents of those who study and teach.


Altogether, the course is focused on supplying you with broad theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experience of cutting-edge research in Behavioural Science before embarking on a career in the private, public or third sector.


Our Masters qualifications provide the essential skills and understanding to progress to research at a higher academic level or to launch a professional career.


Our students enter the workplace with knowledge relevant to careers in Psychology but also with the transferable skills in analysis and problem-solving that are valued by employers.


Such skills are highly sought after in a range of professions and our postgraduates have progressed to roles that include consultants, advisors, human resources professionals, talent managers, business analysts, market researchers, public relations professionals, marketeers, administrators, managers, civil servants, coaches, trainers and teachers.


In addition, the broad nature of the Department means that some of our postgraduates also qualify for careers in clinical and healthcare settings.


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We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

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Program overview

Main Subject

Psychology

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MSc Behavioural Science at Durham University

[email protected]


This MSc is aimed at students wishing to learn about cutting-edge Behavioural Science research, advanced training in quantitative methods and the application of Behavioural Science principles to everyday problems faced within the public, private, and third sectors.


The MSc in Behavioural Science offers innovative training in the principles of this growing field of Psychology, equipping you with the knowledge and skills in Behavioural Science techniques to address everyday challenges created by human behaviours and make a positive difference in the private, public and third sector.


This course will prove valuable for those intending to enter the public, private, or third sector, including business, charities and government, local authorities and international organisations, by providing you with the tools to apply behavioural principles to problem-solving and decision-making in these domains. It will provide behavioural insights to help individuals build confidence, influence others, think and cooperate inter-culturally, set and achieve goals, negotiate mindfully and teamwork effectively.


The one-year full-time course consists of both core and optional modules taught through lectures, practical classes and workshops. You will also complete a dissertation project. The course will provide you with a wide range of knowledge (both of a theoretical and a practical nature) and transferable skills including various professional ways of disseminating knowledge.


You will benefit hugely from the energy and passion of the Department’s academic team. We are committed to creating a learning environment that has equality, diversity and inclusion at its core. Consequently, we believe the best psychological science is derived from capturing the diverse talents of those who study and teach.


Altogether, the course is focused on supplying you with broad theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experience of cutting-edge research in Behavioural Science before embarking on a career in the private, public or third sector.


Our Masters qualifications provide the essential skills and understanding to progress to research at a higher academic level or to launch a professional career.


Our students enter the workplace with knowledge relevant to careers in Psychology but also with the transferable skills in analysis and problem-solving that are valued by employers.


Such skills are highly sought after in a range of professions and our postgraduates have progressed to roles that include consultants, advisors, human resources professionals, talent managers, business analysts, market researchers, public relations professionals, marketeers, administrators, managers, civil servants, coaches, trainers and teachers.


In addition, the broad nature of the Department means that some of our postgraduates also qualify for careers in clinical and healthcare settings.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Admission requirements

1 Year
Sep-2024

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Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Undergraduate courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Opportunities for multidisciplinary studies are also available through the Department of Natural Sciences, Department of Liberal Arts or the Department of Combined Honours in Social Sciences.

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Undergraduate programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Masters/Postgraduate Taught courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Masters/Postgraduate Taught programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

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