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Psychology degree careers warwick university

Warwick graduates have been named the 3rd most sought after by top employers

When it comes to finding your perfect career, you can access support at any point in your degree and after you graduate through our Student Opportunity team.

Support includes:
  • Detailed guidance from your Psychology careers consultant
  • Help with job applications and interview practice
  • Face-to-face and online courses to develop leadership, enterprise and communication skills
  • Contact with employers through careers fairs, employer presentations and workshops
  • Support for finding placements
  • 8,000+ on-campus work experience opportunities
  • Graduate-level vacancies
  • Access to Warwick’s paid Graduate Internship Scheme
Placements and Work Experience

Studying Psychology at Warwick provides you with access to a range of work experience opportunities. From volunteering, through skills awards, to placements and internships, our mission is to support your career development and equip you with the skillset needed for the 21st-century workplace.

Psychology students at Warwick can apply for a one-year or part-year intercalated work placement in the UK or abroad. We provide our student with support and guidance around identifying and applying for placements. Our students have undertaken one-year or part-year intercalated work placements between their second and final year in organisations like Virgin Media, BMW, City Year UK, Microsoft, and other employers.

We are currently expanding our work experience portfolio by drawing on and extending our partnership with organisations across all sectors. Our dedicated Placement officer, Dr. Gitit Kadar-Satat, works closely with the department's Senior Careers Service to support you in developing employability and transferable skills.

Careers stats psychology warwick

3rd most targeted university nationally by the UK's top 100 employers

The Graduate Market in 2020, High Flyers Research Ltd

7th in the UKCareers stats Uni of Warwick Psychology
for reputation with employers

QS World Rankings by Subject 2020

Where are our graduates now?

Psychology Warwick University Alumni Graduate

I work with children and young people experiencing complex mental health difficulties. This can involve one-to-one therapy, group interventions and working with families, schools and social care services."

Susan Wood
Clinical Psychologist

BSc Psychology graduate 2010

Psychology careers University of Warwick

As a Business Analyst, my role is to learn what the organisation wants a given system to do and to work with colleagues to build a solution. I enjoy working with innovative technology that solves difficult problems."

Luke Benson
Business Analyst

BSc Psychology graduate 2013

Psychology Careers Warwick University

My MSc is taught by both the Psychology and Law Departments. The Psychology modules cover: Statistical methods in psychology; Advanced and applied research techniques; Cognitive, Social and Neuroscience approaches."

Jade Reed
Forensic Psychology

BSc Psychology graduate 2016

Psychology careers at Warwick University

I am the Research and Impact Director at The Brilliant Club. My team assesses the impact of the charity’s programmes on pupil outcomes by developing a detailed understanding of current research relating to educational attainment and university access."

Lauren Bellaera
Research and Impact Director

BSc Psychology graduate 2010 PhD graduate 2014

Psychology Careers at Warwick University

My Medical Research Council-funded PhD followed an undergraduate degree at Warwick and a Masters’ in Neuroscience at Oxford."

Beckie Nutbrown

BSc Psychology graduate 2014

Psychology careers Warwick University

I am a Performance Improvement consultant in EY’s Customer department, which means I work with clients to improve anything related to the company’s interaction with their customers, such as customer experience, customer service, increasing sales etc."

Maria Fafouti

BSc Psychology graduate 2013