Studying psychology offers wide array of skills that are useful in many areas. Qualified psychologists can work in areas such as clinical, counselling, education and business, as well as the more specialist area of research. Research skills are transferable, versatile, and can be used in many areas.
Research assistantships in psychological laboratories and universities may be one of the entry-level jobs that you may find attractive upon graduation. And UK is one of the top destinations for researchers.