To become a psychologist in the UK normally requires psychology students to complete 3 years for an undergraduate degree and 3 years of postgraduate studies.
The psychology sector has a high demand for jobs with the UK job market currently counting over 750,000 professionals in the psychology field. But earning a degree in psychology can open numerous possibilities for your future career within a wide range of private and public sectors such as human resources, health care, marketing, psychotherapy, sports, social work and law.
While the salary for Psychology graduates depends on factors such as role, sector and location, on average psychology graduates are expected to earn the following rates:
- Average graduate salary: £21,500
- Minimum entry-level role salary: £18,200