HOW TO MAKE A CAREER CHANGE
So there’s something that you’re really passionate about and feel drawn towards turning into a career. A career change can be really tough and pretty daunting, however making that bold decision to take your life in a new direction in your 30’s, 40’s or even 50’s can be much easier than you think.
Posted on Friday, April 1, 2022
What Can You Do With a Psychology Degree?
If you’re fascinated by human behaviour then the diverse field of Psychology could prove to be the perfect career path. Psychology is a fascinating topic and a wonderful way to study the inner workings of the human mind. By gaining a richer understanding of mental health conditions you can help people manage and overcome psychological distress. What could be more rewarding?
Posted on Friday, March 4, 2022
How to write a good personal statement for a degree in Psychology
Psychology Research in Focus
Our Psychology department is home to a number of lecturers and students who are actively researching and contributing to the development of leading research within the field of Psychology. This blog will be updated frequently to introduce the different topics that are being researched within the team.
Posted on Friday, November 6, 2020
What is psychology and which careers can it lead to?
Interest in psychology, the study of mind and behaviour has grown significantly in the last 15 years. Psychology is now one of the most popular degree choices with over 100 000 students applying to study it each year in the UK.
Posted on Sunday, August 9, 2020
LGBTQ+ identity and Intimate Partner Violence
Intimate partner violence (or IPV) is an important issue and the effects of being a victim/survivor of this type of abuse can be severe and long-lasting. In this article, Philippa Laskey – Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Cumbria, discusses her PhD research focusing on IPV victimization experiences across the LGBTQ+ community.
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020
5 Top Tips for Approaching Psychology During Clearing
Pre-registration Mental health Nursing.
At the university of Cumbria, we offer a course in Pre-registration Mental health Nursing, lasting 3 years. Having gained an Honours degree in the subject and having met the competence to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a registered Mental health Nurse (RMN), you’ll be equipped to begin your career as an RMN.
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2019