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Psychologists work across many different sectors of society and there are numerous opportunities within healthcare, sports, education and the prison service. It’s not all about lying people in a chair and asking them “And how does that make you feel?”.
Most psychology roles require a sophisticated understanding of the human mind and ask for a master’s degree to prove it. If your highest level of education is a bachelor’s degree, you may be able to get a job as an assistant to a psychologist, but your opportunities for progression will be very limited.
Usually you will have specialised in a specific area throughout your degree although there will be opportunities to re-train if you decided to take a different direction.
Here is a brief overview of the types of psychology jobs that exist: