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Psychology conversion masters

I am considering studying for a Psychology conversion masters with the hope of going on to complete a PhD.

My background is BSc science, 2.1 which should be enough to get me accepted onto the programme.

My question is, if I do well in the conversion programme, will Universities see that as enough to accept me onto a PhD (psychology) or will I need further study? I don't think I could afford 2 masters.

Has anyone here completed this conversion programme and gone straight onto a PhD? I'd be grateful for some advice and sharing of experience to help me make an informed decision.

Thanks!
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Original post by Jalbot
I am considering studying for a Psychology conversion masters with the hope of going on to complete a PhD.

My background is BSc science, 2.1 which should be enough to get me accepted onto the programme.

My question is, if I do well in the conversion programme, will Universities see that as enough to accept me onto a PhD (psychology) or will I need further study? I don't think I could afford 2 masters.

Has anyone here completed this conversion programme and gone straight onto a PhD? I'd be grateful for some advice and sharing of experience to help me make an informed decision.

Thanks!
@Jalbot
Hi, I did the MSc Psychology conversion at Arden University a few years back, it is fully accredited by the BPS, and there is a 100% online option which was great for me as I have been teaching for 10 years.

You do not need to do an MSc in order to get onto a PhD course, experience in the field is very important, although an MSc could nudge you ahead some of the competition at the application stage.

Marc
Arden University Student Ambassador
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Original post by Arden University
@Jalbot
Hi, I did the MSc Psychology conversion at Arden University a few years back, it is fully accredited by the BPS, and there is a 100% online option which was great for me as I have been teaching for 10 years.

You do not need to do an MSc in order to get onto a PhD course, experience in the field is very important, although an MSc could nudge you ahead some of the competition at the application stage.

Marc
Arden University Student Ambassador
Great, thanks

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