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Queen Mary University of london or Glasgow University

Hi, I have an offer to study a psychology master in QMUL and glasgow. The programs are exactly the same, I personally prefer to live in london, but glasgow has a better ranking. Which one do you recommend? After getting my master's degree, I want to look for a job for my job experience, and then apply for a DClinPsy.
Original post by Azzzm
Hi, I have an offer to study a psychology master in QMUL and glasgow. The programs are exactly the same, I personally prefer to live in london, but glasgow has a better ranking. Which one do you recommend? After getting my master's degree, I want to look for a job for my job experience, and then apply for a DClinPsy.


As a Queen Mary student, I'm obviously biased but I'd choose Queen Mary. Purely because there will be more work experience opportunities in London than there will be at Glasgow.

P.S.: you don't need a Masters for the DClinPsy though, so consider that. What you really want is work experience.
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Original post by Scotland Yard
As a Queen Mary student, I'm obviously biased but I'd choose Queen Mary. Purely because there will be more work experience opportunities in London than there will be at Glasgow.
P.S.: you don't need a Masters for the DClinPsy though, so consider that. What you really want is work experience.

Thank you for your response. My bachelor degree was not related to psychology, therefore, I need to get a psychology conversion master's degree.
Based on your experience, how conducive is the environment at QMUL for networking with professors and finding job opportunities?
Original post by Azzzm
Thank you for your response. My bachelor degree was not related to psychology, therefore, I need to get a psychology conversion master's degree.
Based on your experience, how conducive is the environment at QMUL for networking with professors and finding job opportunities?

I'm a psychology undergrad student so my experience might be different to what you'll have but I've found it extremely easy to reach out and talk to the professors. We also allegedly have an excellent careers service (although I can't personally vouch for this) and for psychology in particular, we do have a member of the faculty who regularly circulates emails with job opportunities that are of interest to us psychology students.
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Original post by Scotland Yard
I'm a psychology undergrad student so my experience might be different to what you'll have but I've found it extremely easy to reach out and talk to the professors. We also allegedly have an excellent careers service (although I can't personally vouch for this) and for psychology in particular, we do have a member of the faculty who regularly circulates emails with job opportunities that are of interest to us psychology students.

Great to hear. Do you think it is hard to get a first class or second upper class honour in psychology from QMUL?
Original post by Azzzm
Great to hear. Do you think it is hard to get a first class or second upper class honour in psychology from QMUL?

I would say it isn't hard but I know the class would disagree. I think the class average is a low-middle 2.1 or somewhere around that, but I've heard that there is a big step-up in the difficulty between year 1 and year 2. I also know they're making changes in how we're assessed in the undergrad course - they're arguably making the exams harder, but I'm yet to sit one of the new exams so we shall see!

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