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These are jobs associated with biology/or psychology

BIOLOGY JOBS
Environmental manager - coordinates environmental management within a designated area in the private, public or voluntary sector.

Forensic scientist - provides impartial scientific evidence for use in courts of law to support the prosecution or defence in criminal and civil investigations. Primarily concerned with examining contact trace material associated with crimes.

Immunologist - seeks to understand the role of the immune system in the control of infection, inflammation, and cancer. They are concerned with understanding the processes and effects of inappropriate stimulation which are associated with the development of autoimmune diseases, allergies and transplant rejection.

Scientist, industrial research - plans, organises and carries out systematic investigations into the properties of materials and the performance of components in order to develop new, or improve existing, products.

Scientist, process development - optimises the performance of manufacturing systems by improving the quality of the product, increasing production capacity and reducing costs.

Research scientist (medical) - plans and conducts experiments to increase the body of scientific knowledge on medical-related topics. Aims to improve our knowledge of the underlying basis of health and disease.

Toxicologist - plans and carries out laboratory and field studies to identify, monitor and evaluate the impact of toxic materials and radiation on human and animal health, and on the environment.

Higher education lecturer - facilitates learning and carries out research activities in universities and some colleges of further education. Teaches academic or vocational subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students from age 18 upwards.

Bank manager - establishes and maintains positive customer relationships; plans and delivers an effective sales strategy; monitors the progress of new and existing products and provides operational management support on a day-to-day basis.

Financial manager - provides financial advice and support to a company; from multinationals to supermarket chains, to NHS trusts

Psychology JOBS:

Clinical psychologist - uses psychology to reduce mental distress in overcoming psychological difficulties. The role involves developing evidence-based practice and conducting research.

Educational psychologist - usually a qualified teacher (with at least two years’ experience) who uses psychology to identify and support children with learning difficulties in schools.

Forensic psychologist (prison and probation services) - uses psychology to assess and treat offenders.

Further education lecturer or Higher education lecturer - teaches psychology in colleges and higher education institutions, mainly to people over 16.

Health psychologist - usually employed within The National Health Service (NHS), working to promote attitude and behaviour change in relation to health.

Occupational psychologist - applies psychology to solve organisational problems including recruitment, selection and assessment, training, work design and dealing with change.

Careers adviser/personal adviser (careers) - works with young people or adults providing information, advice and guidance, either individually or through groupwork.

Counsellor - works with individuals, couples or small groups to help people problem solve and cope with difficulties or distressing incidents, eg rape counselling.

Personnel officer - advises on and implements policies relating to the use of human resources including employee planning, recruitment, training and welfare.

Psychotherapist - works with individuals or small groups to treat mental or physical disorders through a process of psychological treatment. Often a specialism of other roles such as social work, medicine, or clinical psychology.

Retail manager - responsible for the day-to-day management of a department or store: managing staff; implementing policies and procedures; and ensuring sales targets are met.


I'm hoping to do biology,business studies,english literature and psychology for A-Level im in year 11 currently studying for gcses which start in may.
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You can use a website called national careers service. It tells you how much the jobs pay, what skills and qualifications you need etc. I used it to find out what I might want to do in the future. I also picked English lit and Psychology for next year :P

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If you are interested in these careers then please also look at employability rates something may pay a considerable sum but if there are no jobs available you could end up unemployed or in a completely unrelated sector. I would guess that a toxicologist while being paid quite well is not a sector particularly in demand.

Some science fields you may struggle to get in to with only one science A-level.
Pretty much anyone with a degree can become a college lecturer and pay is not great. Whereas university lecturers are highly educated and their pay reflects this. If you want to become a lecturer you would need to be incredibly academically minded and self-motivated. This is the same with many of your chosen examples some require many years of study but pay more at the end.

Check out the national careers service for detailed info on each career.
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You can use the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings for an up to date guide on salaries in the UK in different professions

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publicatio...cm%3A77-328216

If you go to Table 14 (Occupation) it lets you download excel spreadsheets, the one with gross annual pay is Table 14.7a. This gives you the mean salary, the median and percentiles (eg if you earn the 10th percentile then 10% of people earn less and 90% earn more; the 80th percentile means you earn more than 80% and only 20% earn more than you) so you can see how it is distributed.

As its done by Standard Occupation Code some of the jobs you look for might be classed under a different name so you can use the coding tool:

http://www.neighbourhood.statistics....ding_tool.html
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Holy crap, that's a hell of a list. I can perhaps help with some aspects of it, particularly the mental health ones, but I should point out that some of your career information is wrong. For example, Educational Psychologists are not trained teachers; I advise you look at the prospects website to find out more information. In psychology and mental health, Psychiatrists are the highest paid. They earn anywhere from 43-100k+, depending on seniority. After that, it's a toss up between Clinical and Occupational psychologists, as you can do well in both fields if you get a lucrative private practice or get employed in a senior position in health or consultancy. They would likely range from 31-80k in the public sector, to 30-100k in the private sector.
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(Original post by Dr.Psych)
Holy crap, that's a hell of a list. I can perhaps help with some aspects of it, particularly the mental health ones, but I should point out that some of your career information is wrong. For example, Educational Psychologists are not trained teachers; I advise you look at the prospects website to find out more information. In psychology and mental health, Psychiatrists are the highest paid. They earn anywhere from 43-100k+, depending on seniority. After that, it's a toss up between Clinical and Occupational psychologists, as you can do well in both fields if you get a lucrative private practice or get employed in a senior position in health or consultancy. They would likely range from 31-80k in the public sector, to 30-100k in the private sector.
i went to cambridge and they said in uni i could do a cross if i wanted to change degree e.g. from history to medicine if they are compatiable.how would i be able to this for psychology?

What does a occupational and clinical psychologist do? which one is in higher demand?
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