Numbers

Graduate employment

Clinical psychology graduates have excellent rates of employment:

  • For people completing NHS training in 2020, of those who returned data 95.3% took up employment as a clinical psychologist (or in an equivalent post) within 12 months of graduating. This is in line with the rates for the previous 7 years which were between 92.0% and 96.8%.
  • Of those working as clinical psychologists (or in an equivalent post) 98.0% were working in the NHS or in other public sector funded posts. This is slightly higher than the rates for the previous 7 years which were between 92.3% and 97.0%.

Details of the clinical psychology specialties that graduates went into are given below: