Neil Cooper is a senior lecturer in psychology at the University of East Anglia (UEA). He was drawn to Psychology through an interest in people, and the way in which individual experience is connected to our everyday involvement in shared social meanings.

Neil’s scholarly work orients around critical and qualitative approaches, and he has researched many topics such as child protection, family support, and young people’s life stories.

He is also committed to scholarship which underpins stimulating and supportive learning and teaching in psychology.


Graduate Destinations for Psychology:

Although some psychology graduates become professional psychologists, many others go on work in related fields.

A degree in psychology provides a useful foundation for a wide range of careers and employers.

Employers and Roles include:

  • Research/ Academic
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Counselling psychologist
  • Educational psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Further education teacher
  • Health psychologist
  • Occupational psychologist
  • Primary care graduate mental health worker
  • Sport and exercise psychologist
  • Advertising account planner
  • Advice worker
  • Careers adviser
  • Counsellor
  • Human resources officer
  • Market researcher
  • Psychotherapist

Employment Stats:

  • Employed (63.8%)
  • Further study (15.7%)
  • Working and studying (8.4%)
  • Unemployed (6.2%)
  • Other (5.9%)