MEd Psychology of Education / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

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Career opportunities

Manchester Institute of Education (MIE) graduates go on to shape education policy and practice through positions in NGOs and in the public and private sector. Potential careers include:

  • professional roles in education (this includes teaching within primary, secondary and specialist settings);
  • lecturing (FE and HE);
  • research;
  • teacher education;
  • educational administration;
  • leadership;
  • consultancy;
  • publishing;
  • testing;
  • assessment.

A common career pathway for MEd Psychology in Education graduates is professional training as a psychologist. We have a good conversion rate in this regard, with recent MEd graduates accepted onto doctorate-level training in educational, clinical and counselling psychology.

Graduates of the University of Manchester are sought-after and have a 94% employability rate.

Careers support

The University has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help boost your employability .

Careers Support for International Students

The Careers Service provide specialist resources, advice and events for international students to help with career planning and making the most of your time while studying in Manchester.

Global Networks

The University of Manchester is proud to have the largest global alumni community of any campus based university in the UK. International alumni groups are a great way to keep in touch with fellow Manchester graduates in your country. It is an opportunity to build professional and social networks.

You can view the alumni networks already operating across the globe,  here

Accrediting organisations

MEd Psychology of Education confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Status from the British Psychological Society (BPS).