Category Archives: career areas

Getting into publishing – advice from a professional

Graduates from all the PPLS subjects go into publishing. This week I came across useful advice for getting into the industry via a Twitter  post – Working in Publishing – 15 things you need to know , on the PressFuturist Manifesto blog … Continue reading

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Psychology, Stats and the Civil Service – they’re looking for you!

Government Statistical Service Graduate Scheme    Are you one of those psychology students with a passion for stats? Then the Government Statistical Service is looking for you! Their 4 year Fast Stream programme is open for applications – CD 26th Oct. … Continue reading

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Psychologists – and other PPLS subjects – will be in demand in graduate careers of the future…

It’s hard to escape articles on the effects of robots and AI in the job market – speculation on which jobs will go, which will stay and evolve, where the new growth areas for graduates will be.  A recent article … Continue reading

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Let’s get analytical – careers in big data and IT – take your psychology and LEL data-analysis skills beyond the obvious ….

Do you enjoy the stats/data analysis part of your degree? Are you keen on quantitative analysis? Do you actively enjoy using R or SPSS? Are you interested in taking these interests into your career? If so, then Big Data employers … Continue reading

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Speech and language therapy, art therapy and other allied health professions…

 …these are career area explored by many  psychology and language science students. An interesting presentation came my way this week, from Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University, which runs many of these courses – Diagnosing future careers in the Allied Health Professions  . … Continue reading

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Journalism for PPLS students – a profession with many guises

Are you interested in a career in journalism? It’s a career area which plays to PPLS strengths, whether it’s your understanding of language from LEL, of how people are influenced from psychology, or your logical approach to building arguments and problem … Continue reading

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Working in Digital Media and Advertising…..CCCF event

What is CCCF? The Creative and Cultural Careers Festival is our award winning, week-long festival of events running from Monday 27 February to Friday 3 March! This is your chance to hear what life is like working in the Creative … Continue reading

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