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Graduate destinations

86% of recent graduates from the Department were in full time employment or further study within six months of graduation.

Graduates from the Department of Psychology work for a wide variety of organisations, such as:

  • NHS
  • Ipsos Mori
  • Ernst & Young
  • local government agencies
  • schools and universities
  • mental health charities such as Rethink
  • media organisations such as the BBC.

Graduates in Psychology from Royal Holloway embark on professional careers as psychologists in various specialist areas, such as:

  • occupational psychology
  • health psychology
  • educational psychology
  • clinical psychology
  • counselling psychology
  • neuroscience.

Graduates also venture down a wide range of other career paths, including:

  • management training in industry and the public sector
  • human resources management
  • work in the financial sector
  • management consultancy
  • journalism
  • recruitment consultancy
  • university administration.

Many graduates also decide to further their studies with the department and stay on to study at postgraduate level.


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