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Only around 20% of graduates actually go on to seek a career as a professional Psychologist, leaving the majority to go into more general employment after their degree.

If a psychology-related career is not for you then there are plenty of other options available to you. As a Psychology degree is so diverse, it provides graduates with a range of transferable skills which employers will value!

What are these ‘transferable skills’?

Throughout your degree you learn about how the human mind works and its influence on behaviour, allowing you to develop excellent interpersonal skills as well as the following:

Do I still need work experience?

It is always a good idea to get as much work experience during your studies as possible as this will make you stand out to an employer.

Make the most of the University’s Careers and Employability Service teams as they can offer CV advice, mock interviews, internships and more.





Where are our alumni now?

Here are just several employers out of many who are likely to value your skills!

Jigsaw School
Ernst & Young
The Huntercombe Group
National Probation Service
Oxford University Press
Hampshire County Council
Cunningham Lindsey
Metropolitan Police
Royal Navy
House of Fraser

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