The MSc Rehabilitation Psychology will be of value to psychology graduates who have an interest in working in healthcare settings, as psychology assistants conducting research in rehabilitation and healthcare, or as a preparation for clinical psychology training.
Our former MSc Rehabilitation Psychology graduates have gone on to varied and interesting careers and further study, including:
- Psychology assistants and assistant psychologists in a range of settings, eg brain injury, community mental health, neuropsychology, forensic, learning disabilities
- Researchers (eg neuropsychology, stroke rehabilitation, multiple sclerosis, health psychology)
- Clinical psychology doctorate
- Trainee psychological well being practitioner
- Rehabilitation support worker
- Counselling psychology doctorate
- PhD programmes (Visit the Centre for Doctoral Training in Rehabilitation and Healthcare Research.)
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers* and can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.
* The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research
What our students say
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Career prospects and employability
The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential.
All programme directors will be happy to provide general information about career prospects in relation to their courses and to advise you on the most appropriate course depending upon the career path you have in mind.
The University's Careers and Employability Service will also help you do this, working with you to explore your options and inviting you to attend recruitment events where you can meet potential employers, as well as suggesting further development opportunities, such as relevant work experience placements and skills workshops.
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2015, 93% of postgraduates from the Faculty of Medicine & Health Services who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £28,925 with the highest being £70,000.*
*Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates 2014/15. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.