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HaleStorm26
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I've been wanting to do a Psychology Masters for a while but I am in full-time employment. The only Psychology masters I am coming across which can be studied online (and so accessible for me) are Msc Psychology conversion courses so I have signed up and been accepted on the University of Derby online Psychology Msc. It also happens to be a conversion course.
I'm just wondering whether it is worth me doing this and whether it is the equivalent of a regular Psychology Msc course? My undergrad is in Psychology and that degree was BPS accredited so I don't need the accreditation. I am just wanting to do a Masters and this seems like the only option.
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What will you study on this course that you haven’t already done? What do you want from the MSC and does this give you that?
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(Original post by HaleStorm26)
I've been wanting to do a Psychology Masters for a while but I am in full-time employment. The only Psychology masters I am coming across which can be studied online (and so accessible for me) are Msc Psychology conversion courses so I have signed up and been accepted on the University of Derby online Psychology Msc. It also happens to be a conversion course.
I'm just wondering whether it is worth me doing this and whether it is the equivalent of a regular Psychology Msc course? My undergrad is in Psychology and that degree was BPS accredited so I don't need the accreditation. I am just wanting to do a Masters and this seems like the only option.
I could be wrong, but I was under the impression that conversion courses are designed for those with a first degree unrelated to Psychology, as a way to bring them up to the required level of knowledge/accreditation. You'd already have the required knowledge given that you've done an accredited degree before, so if what I think is correct, you'll just be repeating the content of your first degree.

Are there any online master's in related areas that would be more worth studying? Why do you want to do a master's in the first place (e.g. career advancement)?
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(Original post by PhoenixFortune)
I could be wrong, but I was under the impression that conversion courses are designed for those with a first degree unrelated to Psychology, as a way to bring them up to the required level of knowledge/accreditation. You'd already have the required knowledge given that you've done an accredited degree before, so if what I think is correct, you'll just be repeating the content of your first degree.

Are there any online master's in related areas that would be more worth studying? Why do you want to do a master's in the first place (e.g. career advancement)?
This.

Conversion courses are for non BPS accredited degrees.
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Don't do it. It will be covering everything you already know, and I would personally find that extremely boring. Masters are meant to be specific to hone an interest in a certain field, so doing a general MSc Psychology has basically no merit, especially if you want to pursue doctoral study.
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