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Welcome to Psychology

From childhood to old age.

Psychology at Heriot-Watt focuses on providing
excellent learning experience combined with strong
and active research culture

There is a wide range of career options open to Psychology graduates. Not only can you progress on to becoming a professional psychologist, you could also choose to work in a related field where your understanding of human behaviour and analytical skills would be of benefit. Alternatively, there are a wide range of graduate jobs that are open to graduates from any degree subject. Research has found that psychology graduates are highly regarded by employers as the skills you acquire are transferable across many careers (HECSU, 2010).

For more information on the range of options available, see the Career Options tab on the Psychology Subject Pages.