Pathways in Psychology
You will be well positioned to enter a career with a high starting salary and the opportunity to earn in excess of £90,000 per annum as your career progresses.
Career destinations for psychology graduates include:
|Advertising account planner||Advice worker||Assistant psychologist|
|Careers adviser||Computer analyst||Child psychotherapist|
|Clinical psychologist||Counselling psychologist||Counsellor|
|Educational psychologist||Forensic psychologist||Further education teacher|
|Health psychologist||Human resources officer||Learning mentor|
|Market researcher||Mental health support worker||Occupational psychologist|
|Primary care mental health worker||Psychotherapist||Sport and exercise psychologist|
Where else might your psychology degree take you?
Some of our recent graduates have chosen careers outside of psychology. This small sample gives you a flavour of how you might make use of your degree.
|Media marketing coordinator||Sales consultant||HR assistant|
|Business support||Child protection officer||PGCE|
|Social worker||Assistant manager||Trainee manager|
|Recruitment advisor||International English teacher|
In order to become a professional psychologist, you must become a member of the British Psychological Society. As our degrees are accredited by BPS, you will be eligible for membership of the society. Accreditation may also allow you to become a chartered psychologist.
Considering further study?
Our Department has a wide range of taught and research courses available. These will broaden and deepen your knowledge of psychology and lay the groundwork for your career.
Don't have a plan for a career?
If you don't yet have a plan, don't panic. Remember that we are here to support and help you.