Psychology is scientific study of the mind. It looks at how individuals think, what they do and the way they are affected by their biological make-up and the wider social group. It requires a broad range of skills including good written communication skills, a retentive memory and analysis of research methods, studies and theories.
Psychology students go on to courses such as Forensic Psychology, Social Science, Criminology, Health Studies and Neuroscience as well as further study in Psychology. The opportunities in the job market are wide ranging. Graduates in Psychology pursue careers in just about anything involving people, and work in fields such as therapy, education, business, rehabilitation, crime and medicine.