Behavioural Science at University of Warwick - UCAS

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Course summary

The Warwick Executive Diploma in Behavioural Science has been expertly designed for business leaders and senior managers. Study at Warwick Business School at The Shard, and learn how to implement initiatives to your work using behavioural science. Course overview Discover how to embed behavioural science insights into your organisation. You will gain an in depth introduction to behavioural science, along with knowledge and practical skills that can be implemented straight away. You will explore behavioural science insights into consumer and market behaviour, leadership and negotiation, effective team management and organisational culture, and the most effective ways to implement behavioural insights in the real world. With various study options available to you as part of The Warwick Leadership Pathways you can choose to study a single Postgraduate Award, build up to a Postgraduate Certificate or a full Diploma allowing you to design your own development experience. Whether you’re looking for a quick up-skill, or a longer-term leadership journey, you can choose the path that best suits your personal needs. Each individual Award, Certificate and Diploma is fully-accredited by the University of Warwick, meaning you walk away with a recognised postgraduate qualification. This information is applicable for 2024 entry. Given the interval between the publication of courses and enrolment, some of the information may change. It is important to check our website before you apply.


Core modules If you choose to study the Executive Diploma in Behavioural Science you will study four modules over four days at WBS London, The Shard. Modules

  • Behavioural Science for Organisations and Innovation
  • Behavioural Science for Ethical Leaders and Negotiators
  • Behavioural Science in Consumers and Markets
  • Behavioural Science in the Real World.
You can also choose to study any of the above modules individually as a Postgraduate Award with variable start dates throughout the year. These Postgraduate Awards run across four days of face-to-face teaching at our London base in The Shard, with a six week window to complete your assignments. Successful completion of three Postgraduate Awards will grant you a Postgraduate Certificate. Read the module descriptions for this course on the Warwick Business School website

Assessment method

You will be required to complete written assessments, plus a further strategic project. All assignments are designed to be directly related to your own organisational context and challenges. In order to gain the qualification of Postgraduate Diploma awarded by the University of Warwick, you will need to attend all four taught modules, and pass the assessment in each module and your project.

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Participants who will gain most from the programme may be facing strategic challenges within their organisation which need outside inputs and new thinking, and/or who wish to address areas within their own development to help them get to the next level of performance. Applications are encouraged from a wide cross-section of industry sectors, both commercial and non-profit/public sector, and business functions. Applications are welcomed from candidates who can demonstrate that their experience and responsibilities will allow them to take an active part in discussions and benefit fully from the programme. Successful applicants are expected to have at least 5 years of management experience that reflects the contribution and impact they have made as a leader in their career so far. Final admission decisions will be made by the Programme Director and Admissions Committee. English language requirements You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: Band B IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. All of our courses are delivered in English so, if English is not your first language, you have not graduated from an English speaking university or worked in an English speaking environment for at least two years you must demonstrate a minimum overall standard in the following recognised tests of English. The certificate will be required as evidence. International qualifications We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

As well as tuition fees and living expenses, some courses may require you to cover the cost of field trips or costs associated with travel abroad. General costs to be considered: - Core text books - Printer credits - Dissertation binding As well as tuition fees and course costs, students should budget for: - Accommodation - Food - Clothes and leisure - Robe hire for your degree ceremony

Sponsorship information

We offer a variety of postgraduate funding options for study at the University of Warwick, from postgraduate loans, university scholarships, fee awards, to academic department bursaries. It's important that you apply for your postgraduate course first before you apply for a University of Warwick scholarship.

Behavioural Science at University of Warwick - UCAS