MSc Psych conversion Roehampton

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baddabing
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MSc Psych conversion Roehampton

Post by baddabing » Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:16 pm

Hi all. Ive just started the MSC psych conversion at Man Met. Yesterday I received an email from Roehampton saying that their MSC Psych is now BPS accredited. I cant find many reviews on whether it's a better/ worse course than Man Met. Yes its definitely more expensive (8k versus 5ishk). Is there any snobbery in the psych world about getting a degree from an ex-poly like Man Met? My future plans are to go into health psych.

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Re: MSc Psych conversion Roehampton

Post by Geishawife » Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:10 pm

Short answer, no. The important things are that the course you do is approved and offers GBC and that you get a good grade. Where you study is really not important so long as you meet the above criteria. (Slightly off on a tangent, but Roehampton was not always a university either. Like polys, it offered degrees, but for many years it was known as Roehampton Institute, not University).

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Re: MSc Psych conversion Roehampton

Post by oldcircus » Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:00 am

Where does it say the Roehampton fee is £8K? On the website it states it's $16K (US Dollars). I queried this by web chat on the Roehampton website and was informed:
  • - It's $16K for all students, whether UK/EU/non-EU
    - Fees are charged in USD and subject to exchange rates (I calculated it to be approx £12700)
    - They told me I should do some research and I'll find their fees are very competitive!!!
    - They told me their course is the only "100% online" course in the country and "one of the few" MSc conversion courses with BPS accreditation...
Needless to say it was a rather perplexing conversation!

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