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    Hello. I am hopefully going to be studying a Neuropsychology Bsc at UCLAN from 2011. At the moment I am unsure of which field of Psychology I would like to develop a career in. Can anyone please give me some advice on how to possibly make a decision. Where would be the best places to carry out any sort of work experience? Any sort of help would be much appreciated! Thanks!
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    Ok this decision is entirely upto you! Remember it's best to do something that you like, rather than doing something you dont like and ending up regretting your decision, so make all the research you need and see which one you like best, and then go for it. To be honest, thats a personal decision, no one else can make that decision for you. It all comes down to what you prefer.
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    Is the degree accreditted by the BPS? Cos you're not going to be able to get anywhere in psychology without that (unless you do a conversion course). Also, the vast majority of psychology students don't actually go on to pursue a career in psychology, it is incredibly competitive.
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    Yes the course is BPS accredited.
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    I am doing Psychology in Sept at Bangor really excited as I want to specialise in Clinical. And having a psychology degree is really good as you can choose so many paths for example 'In careers in management training, accountancy, teaching, nursing, social work, the police and the armed forces. However, employers are usually looking for general or transferable skills, and a psychology degree arguably provides a unique combination of these'-this is of Bangor university. But, I say just enjoy studing neuropsychology and then you know where it will take you
    wherever, and don't feel pressured into choosing a career right now, so many don't really until they are in their 20's just have fun and do something that you want to do.
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    I'm also studying psychology, third year at the moment.

    It all just depends on who you want to work with. Do you want to do research? Or applied psychology which is more practical-based? Do you want to work in hospitals?

    Ask yourself these kinds of questions and you'll start to edge closer to one discipline over the others.

    http://www.careersinpsychology.co.uk/
    Is a really good website to have a look through.

    Good luck.
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    bps website
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    Thank you for all the replies! Any more info 4rm anyone will also be appreciated!
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    (Original post by Mosh2011)
    Can anyone please give me some advice on how to possibly make a decision.
    Wait until you've done at least a year of your course. Get involved in research (it's hard not to, and very often compulsory) and get more of a feel of what interests you.
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    (Original post by Mosh2011)
    Can anyone please give me some advice on how to possibly make a decision.
    You have three years to find out for yourself.

    If you had one in mind now, it will change by the time that comes.
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    Getting into neuroscience or perhaps banking has always been my goal however that'll mean that I'll have to do my masters.
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    What are the best possible places to get work experience for a career in Occupational Psychology?
 
 
 
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