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
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:
- Psychology Graduate Destinations
- Psychology Careers
- Psychology: The National Employability Picture 2012
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
Careers Consultant Sessions for Psychology students
For Careers Consultant sessions from the current academic year, please click here.