BSc Educational Psychology / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

BSc Educational Psychology will prepare you for a career in a range of fields.

You will graduate able to demonstrate specific knowledge of educational psychology and competency in professional educational environments. Potential careers include:

  • child and adolescent counselling and educational psychology;
  • special needs teaching;
  • mental health assistance;
  • school-based intervention training and delivery;
  • research careers within the public sector and/or private industry.

Progression to postgraduate teacher training is also an option, and The University of Manchester's Primary and Secondary PGCEs have been rated as outstanding by Ofsted.

For more information, see  careers and employability .

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 .

Accrediting organisations

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Graduates are eligible for Graduate Membership, providing they meet BPS criteria (completion and passing of the major project and graduation with a degree classification of at least 2:2).