The Society assesses undergraduate and postgraduate courses to ensure they meet our high standards. To become a Chartered Psychologist your course must be BPS accredited.
Your path to becoming a psychologist can start at any point. Some begin their journey at school, or at college, while others don't start until university.
But whatever level you're at, we aim to provide you with all the information (and inspiration) to help you on your way.
Around 25% of psychology graduates eventually go on to undertake postgraduate study.
On this page you'll find advice about how to find the right course for you, including information about undertaking one of our Society-accredited conversion courses.
Whether you're new to the job market, or looking for a change of career, there are many options available to you in the field of psychology.
But finding the right one isn't always easy, so this page aims to provide some helpful insight and guidance.
Not all graduates go on to become practicing psychologists, nor do all psychology-related roles require an accredited psychology degree.
For more information on the variety of roles available in the wider psychological workforce, please click here.
In addition to the information provided above, the BPS provides a number of careers resources for schools, colleges, and higher educational institutions.
Click here to access these resources, and to learn more about our Directory of Voluntary Careers Speakers.
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