Jinisha Santy

What are the career options after doing degree course in psychology or physics?

I have completed 12 class.i m mainly interseted in physics.now I m doing engg in computer science.

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RE: What are the career options after doing degree course in psychology or physics?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Friend,
Well looking at your question it seems that you are confused about your career which exactly you should go because at a time you are thinking of three options and yes it do happens at this point of time.
First of all i would like to suggest you to go for the aptitude assessment in order to get the proper track for your Bright Career Life.

As you are doing your Engineering in Computer Science. My first question to you is are you going to give up your engineering? If yes Are you sure and what is the reason to give up?

Answering to your query Yes there many opportunities in the field of Psychology and Physics. Sky is the Limit for you.Lets go step by step:

Psyhcology:
Its a Scientific study of Human MInd and its structure ,especially those affecting behaviour. Psychology seeks to understand and explain thought,emotion and behaviour. Applicatio of Psychology include mental health treatment,Self Help,Performance enhancement,ergonomics and many other areas affecting health and daily life.

Depending on the specialization you take at the degree the career prospects differ.One can do the Specialization in Industrial Psychology,Clinical Psychology,Neuro Psychology,Forensic Psychology,Environmental Psychology,Psychopathology,School Psychology ,Applied Psychology,Counseling Psychology,etc.

So the career prospects are:
A Counseling Psychologist can work in Counseling centers,Hospitals, Independent or group practices,Community Health Centres or clinincs.
Industrial Psychologist works in corporates,government,organizations.
Clinical Psychologists work with Psychiatrist or Hospitals.
They also work in Schools/Colleges/Universities or private Institutes and NGO etc.

Physics:
It is a branch of Science which is concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of Physics includes Mechanics,Heat,Light and other radiation,sound, Electricity,magnetism and the structure of atoms.

You have career options as:
1.Geophysicist/seismologist
2.Medical Physics
3.Higher education lecturer
4.Radiation Protection Practitioner
5.Research Scientist
6.Scientific Laborotary technician
7.Secondary School Teacher
8.Meterologist
9.Patent attorney
10.Operational researcher.
11.System developer

I hope this information is useful for you.Before going to any career do take aptitude assessment this will help you to choose right career.

Wish you good luck.
Feel free to get in touch
Thank you

Warm regards,
Prathamesh K.

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