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    so i have applied for a psychology degree but i'm having second thoughts and i'm thinking of going into graphic design. what careers can i get out of psychology degree? and i don't mean psychologist related jobs i mean jobs that are not so closely related. ugh i'm really struggling because i don't want to have to take a gap year for 2019 entry but i also don't want to waste 9k on a degree which mightn't even lead anywhere i'm interested in.
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    (Original post by katie700)
    so i have applied for a psychology degree but i'm having second thoughts and i'm thinking of going into graphic design. what careers can i get out of psychology degree? and i don't mean psychologist related jobs i mean jobs that are not so closely related. ugh i'm really struggling because i don't want to have to take a gap year for 2019 entry but i also don't want to waste 9k on a degree which mightn't even lead anywhere i'm interested in.
    my sister did a degree in psychologist and struggled to find a job, eventually settling for being a healthcare assistant.

    my colleague is a graphic designer who, as Project Manager, i give instructions to on my vision of how client work should be approached, some boring stuff like posters and slides but some cool stuff like apps and events. she's earning as much as me.
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    (Original post by katie700)
    so i have applied for a psychology degree but i'm having second thoughts and i'm thinking of going into graphic design. what careers can i get out of psychology degree? and i don't mean psychologist related jobs i mean jobs that are not so closely related. ugh i'm really struggling because i don't want to have to take a gap year for 2019 entry but i also don't want to waste 9k on a degree which mightn't even lead anywhere i'm interested in.
    There are lots of generic graduate jobs that you dont need a specific degree for (or which they provide additional training), such as consulting. Psychology doesn't really prepare you for many other kinds of jobs - its a bit like doing a history degree - you don't learn many specific skills that help in the workforce, but you're still employable.
 
 
 
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