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Published: 08 February 2021

Top jobs with a psychology degree

Did you know that 94% of our psychology graduates go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes survey 2020)? Find out what roles our students have gone on to, who they’re working for and what postgraduate study options are available.

Job roles

Graduates of our BSc (Hons) Psychology course take on roles as:

  • Clinical psychologists
  • Consultants
  • Crime analysts
  • Human resources specialists
  • Market researchers
  • Rehabilitation assistants
  • Social therapists
  • Wellbeing practitioners.

Employers

Our alumni can be found in commercial, charity, private, and public sectors across the UK, with recent graduates working for:

  • Forensis
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hays plc
  • Salesforce
  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Further study

If you successfully complete our course with a minimum of a 2:2, you’ll have met the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS). This is a pre-requisite for many postgraduate courses, where you can train to become a chartered psychologist. You’ll also have the academic experience needed to apply for graduate membership with the BPS.

Alternative careers

Many students also use our course to apply for careers in law, management and teaching, or go on to further study, including postgraduate research, to specialise in clinical, environmental, health, occupational and social psychology, as well as research methods.

With the critical thinking, analysis, problem solving, decision-making and communication skills learnt throughout the course, you’ll be highly valued in the workplace, whichever career you pursue.

Find out more about our BSc (Hons) Psychology course

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