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What do Cambridge graduates do?

The top three sectors that Psychology and Behavioural Science Cambridge graduates joined were Science Research (circa 14% of those who responded) Social, Community and Charity (8%), followed by Health (4%). Of course many continue on to further study (circa 31% of the most recent survey) and this may be something that you want to consider.

Will employers want my degree?

The majority of employers that recruit Cambridge graduates do not require a certain degree. They are usually more interested in what you can do rather than what you have studied. Want to know what role would suit you? Take a look at the transferable skills from a Psychology and Behavioural Sciences degree. Try looking for ideas for help with identifying your personal strengths and preferences. Then search Handshake for internships, jobs or graduate schemes you are interested in. Note the selection criteria that usually focus on "competencies” rather than having studied a certain subject and see which ones are a good fit.

Using my degree

Psychology and Behavioural Science graduates who want to use their degree often think about working in psychology, science research or charities. Be aware that all of these sectors have a wide variety of roles. For example HR, Marketing, IT, Finance and Logistics. So if you are interested in a certain sector think about what you are good at and which roles might be a good fit for you. Network with alumni who studied Psychology and Behavioural Sciences. You can see what they do, their career to date and contact them for further information.