MSc Social and Organisational Psychology

Careers and Employment

On completion of this programme you will have the scientific skills to enable progression into research or professional psychology, the communication skills required for marketing and business roles and the knowledge of people for progression into personnel or caring professions.

The programme forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre giving you access to both funding opportunities for PhD study alongside exceptional research training.

You will also have access to the wide range of support offered by our Career Zone.

Graduate destinations

Below are some examples of initial jobs undertaken by Psychology postgraduates who studied with us in 2011/12.

Please note that, due to data protection, the job titles and organisations are listed independently and do not necessarily correspond.

Job titleOrganisation
Animal Behaviour Researcher BBC
Assistant Clinical Psychologist Cam Marketing
Associate Research Fellow Cancer Research
Editorial Assistant Cardiff University
Executive Officer Glebe Healthcare
Graduate Mental Health Worker Health Board Executive
Macmillian Development Manager HSBC
Marketing Consultant Macmillan Cancer Care
Natural History Researcher Mind
Postdoctoral Research Fellow National Health Service North Essex
Quality Assurance Officer NHS Butterworth Centre
Research Assistant Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Research Technician Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Support Worker St Andrews University
Teaching Fellow Universitty of Queensland
Technician University of South Australia
Volunteer Researcher Wessex Water
Zoo Research Officer Wildlife Aid