K031 - social and behavioural sciences

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K0311 - economics

Economics is the study of economic policy, economic theory and economic decisionmaking. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Econometrics Economic history Economics Political economics === Exclusions Study of economics where emphasis is given to business studies is excluded from this detailed field and classified under 041 ‘Business and administration’. Study of home economics is excluded from this detailed field and included in the detailed field 1011 ‘Domestic services’.
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    K0312 - political sciences and civics

    Description Political sciences and civics is the study of government and political principles or practice. The study of the rights and duties of the citizens are included here. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Civics Human rights International relations Peace and conflict studies Political history Political science Public policy studies === Exclusions Study of political economics is excluded from this detailed field and included in the detailed field 0311 ‘Economics’.
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      K0313 - psychology

      Psychology is the study of the human mind and behaviour as a result of individual differences, experience and environment. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Cognitive science Psychoanalysis Psychology Psychotherapy
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        K0314 - sociology and cultural studies

        Description Sociology and cultural studies is the study of human beings and the way they behave in groups and in relation to society. The study of ethnology and social anthropology are included here, likewise the study of human and social geography. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Criminology Cultural geography Cultural studies Demography/population studies Ethnology Gender studies Social anthropology Sociology === Exclusions Social welfare where emphasis is given to practical social work is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0923 ‘Social work and counselling’. Physical geography is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0532 ‘Earth science’.
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