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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology University of Bolton University of Bolton, UK


Jan 2023, Sep 2023

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GBP 13550

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36 months


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Program Overview

Bolton was one of the first institutions in the UK to offer a degree in this exciting subject, and studying in our well-respected, vibrant learning and research culture offers you an excellent start to your career. While working towards the BSc (Hons) in Psychology here at the University of Bolton, you'll have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of the subject in terms of the science and theories of psychology and their application in everyday life.

You'll explore a range of core modules that provide a strong grounding in study and research methods and a deep understanding of the science of psychology. You'll 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 enter a wide range of other professions, including teaching, human resource management, the police, the armed forces and social work.


  • Our Psychology courses are ranked top 10 in the UK and first in Greater Manchester for student satisfaction for the fourth year running, according to the Complete University Guide 2022.
  • Our work-based learning module offers valuable experience in a professional setting. Usually, this will be in the Greater Manchester area but may be in the wider North West region of England.
  • We place a strong emphasis on employability skills as well as academic success. Modules focusing on applied psychology and applied experience introduce these skills and a range of career options.
  • Throughout your degree, you'll also have support from your personal tutor, part of our team of helpful and approachable psychology staff who possess a diverse range of research interests.
  • We work hard to create a learning environment that offers innovative teaching and assessment methods and access to high-specification facilities such as our observation and psychophysiology laboratories, Neuroscan software and hardware, and Stim2 software.
  • You'll have the opportunity to achieve the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society, as well as additional qualifications (e.g. Test user certificate in occupational (ability) assessment).

Key Features

  • The BSc (Hons) in Psychology at Bolton is one of the most well-established psychology courses in the UK. It's accredited by the British Psychological Society, so it offers opportunities to progress to further professional qualifications and employment as a professional psychologist when you graduate at the required standard.
  • We'll guide you in exploring the theories and concepts of psychology that apply to a wide range of human behaviour, including the philosophical, historical and social issues that have influenced the study and practice of psychology.
  • You'll have the chance to examine the relevance of psychology across the spectrum of human activity, including criminal behaviour, the psychology of cyberspace, therapeutic practices, and group and individual behaviours.
  • We'll explain psychological research methods, including collecting and analysing data and encourage you to explore key skills such as accessing and evaluating information and effective communication skills.
  • Throughout the course, we'll encourage you to devise, implement and write up research projects that focus on psychological phenomena.
  • Personal supervision from staff throughout the course ensures you have the best possible opportunity to achieve your true potential. The course team is also committed to maximising your options for future graduate-level employability.
  • By choosing to study with us, you'll have the chance to enjoy Bolton's many shops, bars, restaurants and leisure facilities. Manchester, one of the UK's most multicultural and lively cities, is less than 20 minutes away by train. Not forgetting, the North West of England is renowned for its beautiful countryside, coastline and heritage. This makes Bolton an ideal base from which to explore some of the best cultural and outdoor activities the UK offers.
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Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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