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What will I learn?

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. This is a track of MSc Social Psychology.

Programs and courses

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

Typical courses are:

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

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.

Which department am I in?

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
€14,600.00 (11,79,321) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022


Tilburg University

Warandelaan 2,



5037, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL with a minimum score of 575 (paper-based) / 233 (computer-based).

For international students

Bachelor's and/or a Master's degree in psychology e.g. Psychology and Sociology, but not with a degree in, for example, Marketing and Communication, Economics, or Business Studies. No exemptions can be made.

Advanced knowledge in research methods and statistics, specifically quantitative research.

Knowledge of relevant subjects in the field of Social Psychology, Economic Psychology or Work and Organizational Psychology.

Experience with first-hand empirical research (i.e. collecting, analyzing and reporting quantitative data).

English language proficiency:

You need to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting the results of either:

TOEFL with a minimum score of 90 (internet-based) or 577 (paper-based).

Academic IELTS score with a minimum of 6.5 score overall and a minimum score of 6.0 on individual parts of the test.

Cambridge English test results: C1 advanced (formerly CAE) or C2 proficiency (formerly CPE). For both C1 and C2, we accept a score of A, B or C.


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