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Neuropsychologists. What would I do? Neuropsychologists use their knowledge of the relationship between the brain and neuropsychological function as a basis for investigation into the cognitive functioning of patients with suspected or established brain damage. How do I become one?

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Neuropsychologists

Neuropsychologists

What would I do?

Neuropsychologists use their knowledge of the relationship between the brain and neuropsychological function as a basis for investigation into the cognitive functioning of patients with suspected or established brain damage.

How do I become one?

At least an upper second class degree

Accredited postgraduate training through either a Clinical or Educational training route

BPS Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology

Where can I obtain relevant experience?

Voluntary work for charities for individuals with brain injuries

Working with the NHS

Working with people with physical or mental health issues


Sport exercise psychologists

Sport & Exercise Psychologists

What would I do?

Sport psychologists help athletes prepare for the demands of competition, training and the emotional consequences of an injury.

Exercise psychologists promote exercise participation and motivation levels in the general population rather than in athletes and can help with planning exercise regimes.

How do I become one?

At least an upper second class degree

Masters in sport and exercise psychology

Where can I obtain relevant experience?

Coaching a sports team

PE Teacher

Fitness Instructor

www.soton.ac.uk/psychology/sport_and_exercise


Neuropsychologists

Other Career Pathways

Where can a degree in Psychology take me?

A Psychology degree provides graduates with a variety of transferable skills plus knowledge about how the human mind works and its influence on behaviour. Your study will have enabled you to develop excellent interpersonal skills and a great deal of other qualities.

What are these ‘transferable skills’?

Expertise in written and oral communication

Time and task management

Working well independently and as a team

Ability to handle complex written and numerical information

Ability to take a critical stance

Good project-management skills

We have alumni placed with all of these Employers

www.soton.ac.uk/psychology/other_careers


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