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PsychologyUndergraduate study

Occupational Psychology

Improving efficiencies
Improving efficiencies

As an Occupational Psychologist you would be applying psychological knowledge to help improve the overall effectiveness of organisations. You would ensure that employees are working to the best of their abilities and are satisfied with their jobs. You would work in the development of organisations or work in areas of assessment and training.

As an Occupational Psychologist, your job may entail:

Most Occupational Psychologists work within the business sector, however some may additionally work in the Civil Service. There are other employers such as the Department for Work and Pensions and the Home Office. Others work as lecturers in Universities or have a research role.

As an Occupational Psychologist, your salary can vary hugely depending on whether you work in public or private settings and how experienced you are.

Qualifications - How do I become an Occupational Psychologist?

What relevant work experience would I need?

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