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What do Psychology graduates do?

Learning about what Psychology graduates have gone on to do can be a great way of coming up with ideas for your own career.


65% of Psychology graduates who are in work or study are in graduate level work, postgraduate study or both six months after graduation.

Jobs: Which jobs do they do?

2015 Psychology graduates went on to become:

  • Arts officers, producers and directors
  • Business and related associate professionals 
  • Educational support assistants
  • Finance and investment analysts and advisers
  • Health associate professionals
  • Human resources and industrial relations officers
  • Marketing associate professionals
  • Natural and social science professionals 
  • Nursing auxiliaries and assistants
  • Psychologists
  • Public services associate professionals
  • Sales accounts and business development managers
  • Secondary education teaching professionals
  • Social and humanities scientists
  • Special needs education teaching professionals
  • Therapy professionals
  • Welfare and housing associate professionals 
  • Welfare professionals 
  • Youth and community workers


Discover what Psychology graduates from other universities went on to do. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Employers: Who do they work for?

2015 Psychology graduates worked with these employers:

  • Bagshot Park
  • Neuro Rehabiltation and Care Centre
  • Birkbeck, University of London
  • Brain Juicer
  • Brompton Academy
  • Cello Health Insight
  • Computacenter
  • Council of the Isles of Scilly
  • Cygnet Hospitals
  • Domestic & General
  • Fidelity International
  • Harris Academy Chafford Hundred
  • Health Psychology Research Ltd
  • London Nightline
  • Look Ahead Care and Support
  • Mood and Anxiety Clinical Academic Group
  • Re:Cognition Health
  • Rethink Mental Illness
  • Suffolk County Council
  • Swaay Child & Adolescent Services
  • University College London (UCL)
  • University of Roehampton
  • Virgin Media Business


Discover who Psychology graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Study: What do they study?

2015 Psychology graduates studied these courses:

  • Foundations of clinical psychology and mental health
  • GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law)
  • Leadership
  • MA Advanced Statistics and Data Research
  • MSc Child Development
  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience
  • MSc Countering Organised Crime & Terrorism
  • MSc Crime & Forensic Science
  • MSc Criminology
  • MSc Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • MSc Eating Dissorders and Clinical Nutrition
  • MSc Forensic and Investigative Psychology
  • MSc in clinical mental health
  • MSc in Health Psychology
  • MSc in Mental Health Studies
  • MSc in Performance Science
  • MSc Neuro  Imaging
  • MSc Neuroscience
  • MSc Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology
  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Psychology
  • PGCE in education
  • PhD Psychology


Discover what Psychology graduates from other universities went on to study. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Advice and information on further study


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Psychology resources

Enhance your employability


Jobs & internships for Psychology students

Internships from University of London JobOnline (Some Psychology-related, some not. Why not explore your options?)

Network and discover roles & sectors related to Psychology and beyond .

 * Destinations data is based on the 2014/15 DLHE survey



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