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Employability embedded

Employability is embedded in our programmes

Placement module class photo 2017

Work placements

Insight Programme

Our optional final year undergraduate module Psychologists at Work: Insights Into Graduate Employment is the culmination of our three year embedded Insight programme which includes between 15 and 20 days in a workplace working at graduate level. Alternatively switch to our Professional Placement degree at the end of second year and spend a year in graduate employment.

Work Placements

Degree Plus

Enhance your degree

Degree Plus is a vehicle for accrediting work-related learning and skills developed through extracurricular activities.

Degree Plus

Where do our graduates go?

Christopher Broome

Christopher Broome

People & Change Consultant with PwC

"Many of the skills that I use within my day to day working life have a large part of their foundations within the experiences I had whilst studying Psychology at Queen’s."

Where could Queen's take you?

Rachael Perry

Rachael Perry

Client Services Administrator with Succeed Wealth Management

"Not only are the skills I gained in Psychology at Queens advantageous to get through the door of a potential employer, they are undoubtedly useful within the work place."

Where could Queen's take you?

Television presenter Nick Ross delivering a lecture
"Quite simply reading Psychology at Queen's transformed my thinking and my life. What I learned has shaped my whole career, with a constant quest for evidence rather than mere opinion."
Nick Ross, Broadcaster
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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Industrial Partnerships


Exploring debt with Aperture

Our collaboration with Aperture looks at how advisors manage the challenge of giving effective advice to people experiencing extreme financial difficulties and whether advice given face to face is more impactful than advice given over the phone

Find out more about the Aperture collaboration



Exploring emotion further

Dr Gary McKeown will be collaborating with Sensum as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership which is jointly funded by the ESRC and Invest NI. The project will assess feelings and emotions using multiple biometric sensors and information sources

Find out more about the Sensum collaboration

Advice and Guidance

Student Guidance Centre

Advice and Guidance

Support in finding your career path

30 minute career consultations are available every day at the Student Guidance Centre

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