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Creative Industries - Creative Skillset. Discover Risk. Careers in Finance. Graduate Jobs, Internships & Careers Advice - Inside Careers Jobs in Finance. Home - Directions Online Career Service (Law and Finance sectors) Registration Portal - Cyber Security Challenge. Chartered Management Institute.

BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT. CIPS - Leading global excellence in procurement and supply - The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Welcome to the Chartered Banker Institute. The Chartered Institute of Building. Marketing qualifications, training and membership from The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Psychology - Careers, education and training.

Psychology is one of the most popular subjects to study because it has a big impact on all areas of life, from education and health, to the economy and crime.

Psychology - Careers, education and training

Psychologists apply scientific methodology to explain human behaviour. They formulate theories, test hypotheses through observation and experiment, and analyse their reports with statistical techniques that help them identify important findings. If you are interested in finding out why people behave the way they do or how the brain works then psychology could be for you.

Whether you are at school, studying at university or have already started your career, our resources will help you make the most of your potential. Careers in Psychology Our Careers Portal contains information on how to become a psychologist, studying, work experience tips and changing your career. Careers using foreign languages. A knowledge of one or more foreign languages can be useful in a wide range of careers.

Careers using foreign languages

For some jobs, such as translating, interpreting and language teaching, language skills are one of the main requirements. For other jobs a combination of languages and other qualifications, knowledge or skills may be needed. For example, people with languages plus IT, law, finance or sales skills are much sought-after. Specialist language occupations These include working as a translator, interpreter, language teacher or linguist. Though the terms interpreting/interpretation and translating/translation are often used interchangeably, these professions are different. Translation Translators translate written material from one language to another.

To be a translator you need the ability to write and express yourself very well in the target language, usually your native tongue, and a good knowledge of the source language(s), usually foreign languages. Nursing. NHS Careers > Explore by career > Nursing If you want to work in an environment that's interesting, rewarding and challenging, a career in nursing has plenty to offer.


Nurses form the largest group of staff in the NHS and are a crucial part of the healthcare team. Nurses work in every sort of health setting from accident and emergency to patients' homes, with people of all ages and backgrounds. So, if you're caring, compassionate and have a commitment to helping people, you'll find a role that suits you. BMA - How to become a doctor. Please note: Our how to become a doctor guide is under review and has not been updated for 2015.

BMA - How to become a doctor

Guidance is still available in this section, however for the most up to date information for 2015 contact UCAS for application queries and medical schools for assistance. Medicine is a popular career choice and competition for places at medical school is extremely high. Give yourself a headstart! Use our guide to help you decide if a career in medicine is right for you Find answers to commonly asked questions about becoming a doctor Get the latest information on entry requirements and student funding What is medical school really like? Doctors. NHS Careers > Explore by career > Doctors Becoming a doctor isn't an easy option, it takes years of study and hard work.


As you learn the skills you need, you will also learn a great deal about yourself. If you like helping people there are few more rewarding or respected careers. BVA - Jobs and careers. Engineering Careers: Inspiring Engineering Apprentices and Graduates. Tomorrow's Engineers. Pharmaceutical Industry Career information from the ABPI - ABPI Careers. Biology Careers. Biology offers a wide range of career options and opportunities for school-leavers, graduates, postgraduates.

Biology Careers

Whichever stage of your career you're at - from deciding whether to study biology at school, college or university, to working out what to do after you graduate - the Society of Biology is here to help. First of all, there's no such thing as a typical biologist. Physics Careers information and resources. A future in chemistry. Becoming a Barrister. Becoming a solicitor. Training to become a solicitor demands considerable commitment over a number of years.

Becoming a solicitor

Do your own research to find out as much as you can about what a career as a solicitor is really like. Talk to people in the profession and try to get some work experience. Make sure you are right for the profession and the profession is right for you. This section of the website aims to help you make the right choice. This information is also available for download in the following resources: Becoming a solicitor (PDF 5.5mb) - handout guide including checklists and tips Preparing students for the profession (PDF 215kb) - comprehensive toolkit including further guidance, tools and resources Disabled students' guide (PDF 358kb) - additional advice for students with a disability Informed choices - top universities provide advice to students on A Level choices, guidance for university entrance and a list of 'facilitating subjects' required for acceptance into competitive universities.