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    I'm looking to do a psychology degree (starting september 2017), but what sort of jobs can I used a psychology degree for that work with children. I'm willing to do further study (masters/PhD). I'm just looking at any possible jobs and what they include? Thank you
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    There's all sorts of options which could lead on from a psychology degree! Some options could be to to a doctorate and go into Clinical Psychology (although you would do a variety of placements with adults as well as children, you could then specialise in working with children) or Educational Psychology (although bearing in mind that not all of this work would be directly with children, but also with schools and other professionals etc, theory and assessments as well).

    Depending on how directly you want it to relate to psychology, you could also look at PGCEs and teaching (either Psychology in further education, or for Primary/Secondary teaching so long as you could explain how your skills would relate to teaching), play therapy or speech & language therapy postgraduate courses, youth workers, all sorts of things really!

    Does anything in particular appeal to you?
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    (Original post by Liv1204)
    There's all sorts of options which could lead on from a psychology degree! Some options could be to to a doctorate and go into Clinical Psychology (although you would do a variety of placements with adults as well as children, you could then specialise in working with children) or Educational Psychology (although bearing in mind that not all of this work would be directly with children, but also with schools and other professionals etc, theory and assessments as well).

    Depending on how directly you want it to relate to psychology, you could also look at PGCEs and teaching (either Psychology in further education, or for Primary/Secondary teaching so long as you could explain how your skills would relate to teaching), play therapy or speech & language therapy postgraduate courses, youth workers, all sorts of things really!

    Does anything in particular appeal to you?
    Thank you so much that's so helpful! I've looked into educational psychology but found it kind of hard to actually find out what sort of thing an educational psychologist does on a day to day basis

    Play therapy looks interesting aswell!

    Thank you again for your help
 
 
 
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