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    which degree out of them both would you consider:

    1. the most interesting
    2. will end in the easiest job (less physical work)
    3. will result in the best paid job
    4. is the hardest degree

    thanks just i cant decide which to do so need ure opinions
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    Do Econ!!!
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    1. Economics
    2. I really don't know.
    3. Economics!!
    4. Economics

    Do Economics. You know it makes sense...
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    (Original post by horrorboy)
    which degree out of them both would you consider:

    1. the most interesting
    2. will end in the easiest job (less physical work)
    3. will result in the best paid job
    4. is the hardest degree

    thanks just i cant decide which to do so need ure opinions
    Economics...
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    yea but reason im stuck for choice is that i think psychology is gonna be a lot more interesting expecially if i become a psychologist (which will in this case involve good pay)

    however seems boring but will end in a really good job. i wouldnt know though since ive not experienced doing the degree yet but was hoping some of u who have done the degrees could decide for me :rolleyes:

    (Original post by horrorboy)
    which degree out of them both would you consider:

    1. the most interesting
    2. will end in the easiest job (less physical work)
    3. will result in the best paid job
    4. is the hardest degree

    thanks just i cant decide which to do so need ure opinions

    go for psych. it's fun and straightforward in my opinion. Leads to a vast range of jobs cos of the great amount of skills u get: experimental, stats, knowledge of human behoaviour etc etc and if you wanna be a professional psychologist, when ur more experienced, you will probably be quite well -off too! lol (-this is coming from me who decided not to go for psych at the last min!) lol
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    To be honest a psychologists pay isnt all that great when you add the postgrad fees you'll have to pay to become a psychologist. It also takes several years and a lot of dedication and commitment as its very competitive. However a psych degree can lead to a variety of other jobs but if your thinking primarily of money then it seems economics is very profitable

    (Original post by frost105)
    To be honest a psychologistd pay isnt all that great whn you add the postgrad fees you'll have to pay to become a psychologist. it also takes several years and a lot of dedication and commitment as its very competitive. However a psych degree can lead to a varieety of other jobs but if your thinking primarily of money then it seems economics is very profitable
    Economics= (yawn)
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    (Original post by ~Skye~)
    Economics= (yawn)
    I agree! I'm gonna be a psychologist!

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    I agree! I'm gonna be a psychologist!
    Nice one. [Skye has spoken...lololol]Go for it! Wish you luck!
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    (Original post by ~Skye~)
    Nice one. [Skye has spoken...lololol]Go for it! Wish you luck!
    wot experience do you need to be a clinical psychologist
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    (Original post by horrorboy)
    which degree out of them both would you consider:

    1. the most interesting
    2. will end in the easiest job (less physical work)
    3. will result in the best paid job
    4. is the hardest degree

    thanks just i cant decide which to do so need ure opinions
    OMG! The Devil himself with the 'upside-down 999' posts!
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    I was told that employers in general regard psychology and geography degrees most highly, as their graduates have both good mathematical/scientific skills and have learnt how to write well. Psychology rules!
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    (Original post by *Laura*)
    I was told that employers in general regard psychology and geography degrees most highly, as their graduates have both good mathematical/scientific skills and have learnt how to write well. Psychology rules!
    HAHAHAHA
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    (Original post by alio)
    wot experience do you need to be a clinical psychologist
    After your degree it is generally expected you have 2 years of experience as a assistant psychologist. I would suggest doing lots of volunteer work in as many places as possible to get experience eg. hospitol, drug service, police, hospice, womens shelter (if ur a woman)
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    (Original post by CKS)
    HAHAHAHA

    It's true. Maths and English degress etc are more specific...they only teach you key skills in one area, whereas paychology and geography cover the whole range. I'm not saying they the best degrees to get a job though...but if you don't yet know what you want to go into, they have the key skills employers look for.
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    (Original post by *Laura*)
    It's true. Maths and English degress etc are more specific...they only teach you key skills in one area, whereas paychology and geography cover the whole range. I'm not saying they the best degrees to get a job though...but if you don't yet know what you want to go into, they have the key skills employers look for.
    Couldn't agree more.
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    (Original post by horrorboy)
    which degree out of them both would you consider:

    1. the most interesting
    2. will end in the easiest job (less physical work)
    3. will result in the best paid job
    4. is the hardest degree

    thanks just i cant decide which to do so need ure opinions
    1.psychology
    2.depends what you do...prob economics
    3.economics
    4.both.lol.perhaps psychology?
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    (Original post by *Laura*)
    I was told that employers in general regard psychology and geography degrees most highly, as their graduates have both good mathematical/scientific skills and have learnt how to write well. Psychology rules!
    Economics has more maths than geography and psychology and being a social science has plenty of written communications too.
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    (Original post by horrorboy)
    which degree out of them both would you consider:

    1. the most interesting
    2. will end in the easiest job (less physical work)
    3. will result in the best paid job
    4. is the hardest degree
    Economics

    Also you must consider the amount of people taking psychology, the market will be saturated if all the people taking it carry on with it and the demand for psychology places is still increasing. If you have to ask the question taking psychology may not be a good idea, I know a couple of students and the students in the course seem to be split between people who love the subject and want to help people regardless of pay and those who are taking it because they have heard it is easy and think it will lead to money.

    I'm considering changing to economics after my first year of computing but haven't seen any statistics for the number of students applying but I assume it’s much lower. I met one or two people who took it last year and 20 who were taking psychology. You may also get a higher student/staff ratio in psychology; there were 400 first years at Plymouth last year.
 
 
 
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