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employability Your Career in Psychology or Computer Science

As a psychology or computer science graduate you can succeed in a wide range of vocational and non-vocational roles and we can help you to determine the most suitable career path. Whether you’re looking for your first graduate job, a change of direction, or to progress in your chosen career, we have the skills, services and passion to help you achieve your ambition.

Our MSc Psychology (Conversion) Online course is accredited with the British Psychological Society.

We prepare you for a professional career from day one with a wide range of study options to meet your needs.

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

Our network in Sciences

Our academic and Employability teams are here to support you with access to our broad network of industry professionals. Whether that’s through special guest speakers at our subject specific events and lectures, helping to arrange work experience and volunteering opportunities, or company visits. We work with local businesses on computer science issues to provide real business solutions and our Psychology lecturers are actively involved in publishing contemporary psychology journals and research. 

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Your Employability Roadmap

We have a programme of activities and career support designed to help you at every step of the way towards a successful career.

  • Open days and employability events: Our careers experts will be available to offer that initial support and direction. Find an event near you.
  • Access our employability and career support: If you have a conditional or unconditional offer, you can access our employability support before you start your course with us.
  • Career Finder: Use our Career Finder to find out about different careers and what skills you need to succeed in each one.
  • Connect with our Employability team: Getting started couldn’t be simpler. All you need to do is email the employability services team at your campus (careers-*your campus* e.g. if you are studying at Bristol then [email protected].
  • Gain employability skills: Employability is embedded into all our courses. You’ll develop a wide range of vital workplace skills including how to deal with challenging situations, how to manage and be managed, leadership skills….etc, learn how to run your own business, how to deal with challenging situations, and how to manage people.
  • Professional Development: Many of our master’s courses include a Professional Development module. You’ll develop skills and expertise that you can put into practice immediately, ensuring you get your career off to the best possible start.
  • Informative and inspirational events: You’ll be invited to a variety of events, including guest speakers, panel discussions, masterclasses and competitions. You’ll also have the opportunity to get involved in our Commercial Awareness Challenge.
  • Careers advice and support: Our team of careers consultants will help you identify the right career option for you, help you navigate recruitment processes, and equip you with the skills and insight to succeed as your career progresses. You’ll receive practical support through one-to-one careers appointments and group workshops, including how to present CVs and covering letters, and how to excel at video interviews.

By joining our Alumni network you can benefit from ongoing career support after graduating:

  • One-to-one support: You can continue to access a host of careers resources and materials, along with personalised one-to-one support from our expert careers team who can provide help with any advice, including application help, interview preparation and career direction.
  • Job vacancy datebase: Exclusive access to our database.
  • LinkedIn: Stay connected with former classmates, employers, and our careers team by joing our closed Employability Network.
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Pathways Careers in Science

Find out where our courses could take you. Browse through a selection of careers that our courses can lead to, and find out what each job entails, what skills you need and where to search for jobs.

Cyber Security Analyst
Data Analyst
Clinical Psychologist
Occupational Psychologist

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