School of Psychology Degree programmes

Psychology Careers

Many of our graduates put their psychology degree to direct use, either by becoming a professional psychologist or by using their psychology knowledge in their everyday working life.

Professional Psychology

Our British Psychological Society accredited degree schemes, including Psychology, Psychology with Professional Placement, and the Graduate Diploma, provide students with the fundamentals for beginning a career in professional psychology. Our graduates are able to go on to train in a variety of professional psychology careers including: clinical psychology, neuropsychology, counselling psychology, forensic psychology, educational psychology, occupational psychology, health psychology, sport and exercise psychology, as well as academia, research and teaching.

Psychology Related Careers

Psychology-related careers include graduate schemes in business management, education, government, healthcare, social entrepreneurship and social work.

Further Information

Career Pathways videos

Our Career Pathways video series have been specially created for our undergraduates. We have interviewed professionals to tell you all you need to know about a range of psychology careers - click here to learn more. 

Careers and Employability

The University’s Careers and Employability service offers information about psychology careers, which can be found on their webpages. Their range of services for psychology undergraduates are explained here.

Employability Guide

10 January 2014

Use this guide to develop a better understanding of your interests and skills, find a career direction, obtain relevant experience and land you a job when you graduate.