University of Bolton Psychology

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University of Bolton Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. The BSc (Hons) in Psychology at the University of Bolton will give you an in-depth understanding of the subject in terms of the science and theories of psychology and their application in everyday life.

You will study a range of core modules that will provide you with a strong grounding in study and research methods as well as an understanding of the science of psychology. You will also have the option to choose specialised modules according to your areas of interest or that relate to a particular career path you wish to follow after graduation.

As a psychology graduate you may use your qualification as the basis for a career as a professional psychologist or to enter a wide range of other careers, including teaching, human resource management, the police, the armed forces and social work.

About the course

The BSc (Hons) in Psychology at Bolton is one of the oldest psychology courses in the UK. It is accredited by the British Psychological Society, which enables a graduate to progress to further professional qualifications and employment as a professional psychologist.

By studying psychology at Bolton University you will learn in a supportive environment with excellent teaching and laboratory facilities. You will be taught by experienced and highly qualified staff who have a wide range of research expertise and interests using a variety of methods including lectures, workshops and seminars.

Personal supervision from staff throughout the course will ensure you have the best possible opportunity to achieve your true potential and the course team is committed to developing your individual potential for future graduate level employability.

Entry requirements For January 2017 entry, 280 UCAS points from at least three A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also fulfil the additional entry requirements below (where appropriate).

From September 2017, 112 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects.

You must also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and mathematics.

If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). Click here to find out more about our English Foundation Programme.

If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course you may wish to consider one of the following courses: BSc (Hons) Psychology with Foundation or Access to HE Diploma (Social Sciences).

Fees, funding and finance information

Home/EU Fees

Year of study
Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
2016/17 £9,000 £9,000 £9,000 £27,000
2017/18 £9,000 £9,000 £9,000 £27,000

International Fees

Year of study
Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
2016/17 £11,250 £11,250 £11,250 £33,750
2017/18 £11,250 £11,250 £11,250 £33,750

How to Apply

You can now apply for many of our courses using our online application process. To see if you can apply online or for more information as to how to proceed with your application click on one of the links below.

Contact Us

For an informal discussion and further details about the course please contact:

Dr Nadhim Al-Talib (Programme Leader)
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903148

For further information and details of how to apply please contact:

Enquiry Team (University of Bolton)
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903903