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This course explores recent developments in theories of behavioural decision-making science. It critically examines theories of judgement and decision-making, motivated by research in memory, perception, categorisation, reasoning, social psychology, economics, political and management sciences. This course provides career-focused modules designed to build on your workplace skills and develop a new set of skills.What will you study?
The programme is composed of modules that cover recent developments in normative, descriptive and experience-based theories of choice, as well as the impact of experience and expertise on judgements and choice. The course introduces you to applications of judgement and decision-making research in areas such as consumer behaviour, politics, sports, economics and health, providing students with a firm basis in both the theory and practice of cognitive science and decision-making. Accordingly, you will explore a selection of current research topics relevant to individual and managerial decision-making, wellbeing and policy making.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
- Applications of Behavioural Decision Science
- Psychology Dissertation
- Research Design and Analysis
- The Psychology of Thinking, Judgement and Decision-Making
- Applications of Psychological Research
- The Psychology of Health and Well Being
Learn a language
You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.