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.
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.
|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|