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Economic Psychology

1 year English Starts only end of August

Become an expert in economic behavior and consumer psychology to build marketing, financial, and communication decisions on. Apply economic and psychological reasoning theories to understand and influence the consumer, consumption, and financial behaviors.

of the current students is (very) satisfied with their program

National Student Survey, 2017 | n=28

€ 2,048
gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=20

average number of months until first paid job

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=20

Programs and courses

Learn to understand and apply social and psychological insights to economic behavior, such as consumer behavior, financial decision-making, and marketing.

  • Specialist in Economic Psychology since 1972.
  • Small, interactive, international setting.
  • Lectures by internationally renowned scholars from dynamic research institutes like TIBER and Netspar.

Expand your knowledge and skills even further

By following one of the double degrees available:

Typical courses are:

  • The Psychology of Economics
  • Psychology and Marketing
  • Money and Financial Behavior
  • The Psychology of Negotiation

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Career prospects

Prepare for both academic and practical careers in the fields of economic psychology, consumer behavior, marketing, communication, policy, consulting, or research.

  • Alumni are often employed by management consultancies, and trade unions as well as in the consumer products industry and at market research institutes.
  • Organizations where our graduates landed jobs include Philips, GfK, Accenture, Rabobank,, Nationale Nederlanden, research universities and schools of applied sciences, KPN, Blauw Research, Interpolis, and the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration.

Graduates started or work for example as:

  • Financial Economic Crime Coordinator at Rabobank
  • Hair Brand Building Marketing Advisor at Unilever
  • Market Researcher at market research agency Ruigrok Netpanel

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 4
  • Finds a job within 6 months after graduation: 65%
  • Gross monthly income: € 2.048

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 20

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    Application and admission

    This Master's program starts:

    End of August

    Best preparatory programs:

    Bachelor in (Social) Psychology

    Pre-Master's program:

    Not available.

    Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019

    € 2,060*€ 14,500

    * The EU rate only applies if you enroll for the program without a Master's degree from a Dutch university. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships available for international students.

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