Pathways in Psychology

Career Destinations

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  

BPS accreditation

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.