What can I do with my degree?
Alumni Profile - Jon O'Sullivan studied Psychology at the University of Exeter and is now Commercial Manager with Thanet, the world's largest offshore wind farm.
Tom McAndrew, Careers Consultant for Psychology
See what your fellow Psychology students and graduates say about their paid internships, with the UoE Internship Schemes.
The Career Zone have produced a guide: Careers for Psychology graduates
With a Psychology degree from the University of Exeter, you'll be able to:
- Retrieve and organise information from different sources and handle primary source material critically
- Understand, analyse and use complex data
- Solve problems and reason scientifically to consider alternative approaches and solutions
- Engage in effective team work and employ leadership skills
- Effectively plan and manage projects
A brief look at some graduate destination information can be found on the following webpages:
University of Exeter Links
Professional Institutions and Organisations relating to Psychology
- British Psychological Society (BPS)
- Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP)
- British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
- National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO) – applicable for Forensic Psychology
- The National Health Service (NHS)
- British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
- Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Psychology in the Workplace
- Aspiring Clinical Psychologists site run by qualified chartered clinical psychologists. Discussion forum for networking and exploring current issues in this field.
- Careers in Psychology contains video film clips of psychologists answering the most common questions about working in occupational, forensic, counselling, educational, health, clinical and sports psychology.
- Clearing House for Clinical Psychology courses
- Mental Health Jobs
- NHS Careers
- Psychologist Appointments
- Guardian Jobs
- HSCRecruit.com - health and social care jobs in Northern Ireland.
- The HEALTH job
- Health Service Journal
- Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
- Job is Job - Counselling Psychologist Jobs
- Local Government Jobs - local authority vacancies in England and Wales.
- myjobscotland - local authority vacancies in Scotland.
- NHS Scotland Recruitment
- Prospective Clinical Psychologists resource and discussion forum.
- Pulse Jobs
- Times Educational Supplement (TES)
- Prospects: Options with Psychology