Welcome to Psychology

Want to understand the human mind, behaviour and motivation?  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 will give you an excellent start to your career.

Qualified Practitioners

Qualified practitioners deliver the teaching so you can take extra qualifications in subjects such as Counselling, Criminological and Forensic Psychology or Psychometric testing.

Laboratory Facilities

Our excellent laboratory facilities house modern and up-to-date research equipment and resources.

Research Technology Skills

You’ll have opportunities to gain skills using new research technology and software, such as eye tracker and EEG equipment.

Final Year Placements

A Psychology-related placement in your final year ensures you gain invaluable work experience.

Specialist Lecturers

Our lecturers have specialist skills and knowledge in Forensic Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cyberpsychology, Psychometric testing and Neuroscience.

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Courses in Psychology


CourseMode of Study2017/18 UCAS points 
Criminological & Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 112
Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 112
Psychology BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 112
Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Full-time 48