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Career Planning

Career Quizzes

Career quizzes can be helpful if you're not sure about the different roles and jobs available and what you might enjoy. There are many different quizzes available and there are a few listed below which the Careers Team have found most useful. Remember, these quizzes are just a starting point and can help you to identify the type of jobs that might suit your strengths and skills.  

Buzz Quiz

A personality quiz designed to increase your awareness of your natural strengths, how you work in teams and what courses or jobs might suit you best.

Career Coach

The Career Coach assessment offers a quick, standard or detailed assessment to  find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work.     

My Career

Use My Career to explore a variety of career assessments ranging from personality insights, personal resilience and stress management to learning styles, strengths and decision making.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service can help you discover your skills and careers by answering questions about the things you like to do or are good at which is then matched to types of job roles.

You can also take a skills health check. The in depth assessment will generate a report, which can help you identify your personal and work based skills. This information could be helpful if you’re applying for a job or preparing for an interview.


Be inspired by Job Match. Answer questions about what you find interesting, rewarding and purposeful and Prospects will match you with job groups containing more than 400 job profiles. Career Planner matches your skills, motivations and desires to a career that’s perfect for you.       


Find out the best suited career to you, using the UCAS careers quiz. The use of real-world data, personality profiling and labour market information can help you find your future career. 

16 Personalities

Use 16 Personalities to find out which personality type you are.