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Games, Art, Games Design -Uni of Bolton

11 January 2021

Games Art, Games Design and Games Programming; what’s the difference?

Games Art, Games Design and Games Programming; what’s the difference?At Greater Manchester’s University of Bolton, we have three distinct Undergraduate courses to help you build on your passion for gaming; Games Art, Games Design, and Games Programming. Discover what you’ll learn in each, as well as which is best for you and your career ambitions.BA Games ArtDevelop your creative and technical art...

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How much do Games designers make?-Uni of Bolton

11 January 2021

How much do Games designers make?

Games design is a fast-growing sector that’s predicted to be worth more than £130 billion by the end of 2021*. It offers lucrative careers at the cutting-edge of technology, and talented games programmers are always in demand in the UK, Europe and the USA.Jobs in games design are emerging in many places, not only in the games industry; gamification can now be seen across a range of businesses, as ...

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Dentistry and Dental Technology, what's the difference?

11 January 2021

Dentistry and Dental Technology, what’s the difference?

While dentists are responsible for caring for patients by preventing and treating problems affecting the mouth and teeth, dental technicians develop the actual equipment needed to support this.Dental Technology is more science-based, as you’ll be involved in the design, manufacture and repair of a variety of orthodontic items needed to treat patients; such as braces, dentures and crowns. Rather th...

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Creative Portfolio for University interviews - Uni of Bolton

11 January 2021

Tips for putting together a creative portfolio for university interviews

If you’re considering a creative degree such as Art, or Animation and Illustration, you might be asked to show a portfolio of your work when you’re invited to an interview.For our Animation and Illustration degree at the University of Bolton, we love to see applicant’s work, it demonstrates your ability and enthusiasm for the course and helps us to learn a little about you. Here are some tips for ...

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What will you study on Animation and Illustration(Undergraduate)- Uni of Bolton

11 January 2021

What will you study on your Animation and Illustration degree?

Study an Animation and Illustration degree at the University of Bolton, and you’ll develop the skills to become a professional, visual storyteller.This is a three-year course (or four with a foundation year), which expertly blends two in-demand creative arts; Animation modules allow you to develop your visual voice and ability, as well as your storytelling skills. At the same time, Illustration mo...

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Biomedical Engineering (Undergrad)-Uni of Bolton

06 January 2021

What Does a Biomedical Engineering Degree Involve?

There has never been a better time to study a Biomedical Engineering degree than now. With every advance in science, aerospace technology, and electronics, there are also ground-breaking discoveries and innovative new solutions being introduced to the healthcare and medical industry.Electronics are constantly evolving, becoming smaller and more powerful, while researchers continue to create intrig...

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Business Management with Marketing (Postgrad)-Uni of Bolton

06 January 2021

4 Reasons to Top-Up Your Business Management Education with Marketing

Have you already achieved a Business Management qualification but you’re not sure about the best way to specialise in marketing? Maybe you’re looking to develop an expert knowledge without the need to start all over again?If you’ve already completed a Foundation degree or HND, then our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) Top-up is perfect for graduates like you.At the University of Bolton, ...

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06 January 2021

Make a Difference with a Master’s in Community Development

Have you already graduated with an Honour’s degree, but find that you’re still hungry to take your education to the next level? A Master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies strengthens your professional competence and develops the practical skills required for specialised, highly sought-after work.As part of the Master’s, you’ll learn about what it takes to challenge discrimination and op...

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06 January 2021

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing

Why Greater Diversity is Still Needed in the Publishing WorldWhen you write, you write first from experience. It doesn’t matter whether you are penning a biography of a well-known individual from Greater Manchester or creating a fantasy world full of demons and dragons; your experience will shape your writing. Developing your English creative writing and gaining a better understanding of your expe...

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05 January 2021

Vital Self-Improvement Skills for Global Education Management

For teachers and educators interested in global education jobs, there are a number of essential skills that are needed. These are often trained and developed through self-improvement, and the best way to do this is Postgraduate study. With educational inequality being a key issue in the global sector, the demand for exceptional leaders has never been more apparent.There’s no better time to retrain...

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05 January 2021

Why Continued Self-Improvement is the Most Important Tool for PGCE Teacher Train...

Are you an aspiring teacher looking for Teacher Training courses in the UK? At the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester, we help graduates turn their specialism into a rewarding career with PGCE Teacher Training. We are one of the largest providers of teacher education in the UK, so there’s nowhere better to study and enjoy personal and professional development.By building your range of skil...

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05 January 2021

Why Junior Data Analysts Should Prioritise Self-Improvement

Are you a junior data analyst starting out in your career or a computing graduate with a special interest in Big Data? The MSc Data Analytics and Technologies course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester could be for you. Aimed at graduates with a relevant degree or those with five years’ suitable work experience, this master’s programme will help you take your career to the next level...

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Creative writing career-Uni of Bolton

05 January 2021

Creative Writing; working towards your future career

Creative Writing; working towards your future careerStudy Creative Writing at the University of Bolton and you’ll work with professional writers whose achievements make up a huge body of published, produced and award-winning work. Together you’ll develop your own skills and techniques, setting you up for many careers.A degree in Creative Writing opens doors to a variety of roles, as well as becomi...

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English and Creative Writing, what's the difference-Uni of Bolton

05 January 2021

English and Creative Writing, what’s the difference?

English and Creative Writing, what’s the difference?Are you passionate about reading and stories, but not sure whether a degree in English or Creative Writing would suit you best? Find out more about what each course involves and what you’ll learn.BA EnglishOn our BA (Hons) English degree, you’ll explore the different genres of literature including drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction and more.Our ...

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Dental Technology-Uni of Bolton

04 January 2021

Access £4.8m industry-standard labs on our Dental Technology degree

Our Dental Technology degrees are second-to-none, giving you access to equipment you’ll be using in a real world dentistry environment.Dental Technology at the University of Bolton is part of our Centre for Dental Sciences, the newest department of its kind in England. Learning takes place inside the Queen’s Building in Greater Manchester, where you’ll find £4.8 million purpose-built laboratories....

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Learning on Dental Technology-Uni of Bolton

04 January 2021

An industry to put a smile on your face, welcome to Dental Technology

An industry to put a smile on your face, welcome to Dental TechnologyThe need for dental technicians is expected to grow faster than many other health professions and there are plenty of opportunities for career progression, as well as great earning potential. As a trainee technician you can expect a starting salary of £16k, according to Prospects, rising to £22k after a few years.Dental Technolog...

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Final Year Animation and Illustration-Uni of Bolton

04 January 2021

View final-year’s Animation and Illustration show

Final year students from across the Animation and Illustration degree at the University of Bolton are taking part in a virtual event to showcase their work.Along with students from other courses in Bolton School of the Arts, the Animation and illustration cohort have come together to develop a virtual show called ‘Unlocked’, to promote and celebrate the projects they’ve been working on over the co...

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Cultural Activities -Uni of Bolton

04 January 2021

Our favourite cultural activities in Bolton

Our English degree at the University of Bolton has ranked No.1 for Student Satisfaction for the last three years. Join this course and you’ll benefit from strong links with creative organisations, as well as opportunities to have your work published in our recognised literary magazine, The Bolton Review.You’ll delve into a huge breadth of literature throughout this English degree, and also have th...

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Islamic Insurance-Uni of Bolton

22 December 2020

Halal insurance | A master’s degree in Islamic Insurance

Even as the Islamic insurance market flourishes globally, there is an apparent lack of awareness of takaful insurance in UK Muslim communities (according to the International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management).So, what is takaful insurance, and what opportunities does it offer ambitious business minds?Is insurance halal or haram?For some, the practice of buying insurance...

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Games Degree-Uni of Bolton

22 December 2020

How we’ll support you on your Games degree

Study on one of our Games degrees and you’ll have access to a wealth of facilities and resources to support your learning and development in this innovative and exciting area.We have three distinct Undergraduate courses to help you build on your passion for gaming; Games Art, Games Design, and Games Programming. We also have a master’s in Games Development for students who are further along in the...

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Positive Psychology Master's-Uni of Bolton

18 December 2020

Use Self-Improvement Skills to Become a Positive Psychology Coach

Self-improvement skills are important for anyone looking to become a positive psychology coach. Working in this field requires an optimistic mind set, and teaching others to embrace positivity requires you to be a positive thinker. If you’re a ‘glass half full’ kind of person and you have a Psychology degree, a master’s in this specialist field could be for you.The University of Bolton’s MSc Posit...

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Master in Business Administration-Uni of Bolton

18 December 2020

Study a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Degree in the UK: A Route to Sel...

A Master in Business Administration (MBA) is one of the best pathways for career development in the world of business management, banking and finance. Not only is it recognised worldwide, but it’s a great way to expand your professional network. The University of Bolton’s MBA degree course is designed to take your career to the next level, opening up a host of opportunities.An MBA degree in the UK...

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Junior Software Engineer-Uni of Bolton

18 December 2020

The Importance of Self-Improvement for Junior Software Engineers

Having a self-improvement plan is essential if you want to make it as a software engineer in an evolving industry. The University of Bolton’s MSc Software Engineering course is designed to help you develop your skills while building your confidence, essentially preparing you for any fast-paced working environment.We rank No.1 in the UK for Teaching Quality and Student Experience in Computer Scienc...

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Cognitive Behaviour-Uni of Bolton

18 December 2020

Self-Improvement Tips for Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy Training

If you’re interested in advancing your psychotherapy skills, the MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies course at the University of Bolton could be your pathway to success. This is a Level 2 Accredited training course with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). On completion of the course, you will have all the training requirements for BABCP accreditation.W...

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Health and Social Care-Uni of Bolton

18 December 2020

The University of Bolton Nurtures Self-Improvement: MSc Health and Social Care

If you want to study at an award-winning university with a supportive and friendly campus, look no further than the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester. Our MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing course is designed to help graduates and existing practitioners take their skills to the next level, and we put a big focus on self-growth and self-improvement.We’ve been voted No.1 for Student Sati...

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Trainee Project Managers-Uni of Bolton

18 December 2020

Trainee Project Managers in Construction: The Route to Self-Improvement

The MSc Construction Project Management course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester welcomes students and professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. Whether you have a relevant Undergraduate degree, you hold professional body membership in a construction discipline, or you bring with you the equivalent work experience, our master’s programme can help you enjoy advanced self-impro...

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Neuroscience and Mental Health-Uni of Bolton

17 December 2020

Neuroscience and Mental Health Careers: The Importance of Self-Improvement

Careers in neuroscience can be demanding yet highly rewarding, and the University of Bolton’s MSc Social Neuroscience course is designed to help you get the most out of your work. For students who dream of finding success with neuroscience and mental health careers, our programme will give you the tools to reach your full potential.By focusing on your individual growth and development, we can help...

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Master of Education-Uni of Bolton

17 December 2020

Master of Education Courses: The Power of Self-Improvement

Are you a teacher or lecturer looking to improve your professional practice and move up the career ladder? A Master of Education (MEd) course could be the right pathway for you, helping you enjoy continued personal development.The MEd Professional Development in Education programme at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to inspire self-improvement, and as one of the largest ...

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Development Psychology Conversion-Uni of Bolton

17 December 2020

Professional Development and Self-Improvement with MSc Psychology Conversion

The MSc Psychology Conversion course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is suitable for graduates wishing to pursue a psychology-related career, including those who are looking for a career change. If you have an upper second-class honours degree (2.1) in a relevant subject, or you can show relevant work experience, you could apply to join our fantastic programme.We rank No.1 for Te...

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Early Childhood Studies-Uni of Bolton

17 December 2020

Self-Improvement and Further Training: Why Study a Master’s in Early Childhood S...

Are you looking to take your early years childcare and play work sector career to the next level? Self-improvement through Postgraduate study can help you unlock your potential, improving your practice and opening up more job prospects.Here are some of the reasons to consider the MA Early Childhood Studies course at the University of Bolton:1. We are known for our teaching excellenceOur passionate...

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Graduate Civil Engineer-Uni of Bolton

17 December 2020

Self-Improvement as a Graduate Civil Engineer: Why Postgraduate Study?

Are you a graduate civil engineer looking for self-improvement to take your prospects to the next level? The MSc Civil Engineering course at the University of Bolton is designed to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas, building on your existing skills and preparing you for senior management.Here are just a handful of reasons why Postgraduate study in C...

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Crime and Criminal Justice-Uni of Bolton

17 December 2020

BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice

Develop Critical Thinking with Crime and Criminal Justice CoursesThe University of Bolton offers some of the best Crime and Criminal Justice courses, not just in Greater Manchester but in the whole country. A Guardian Top 50 UK University, it has been named No. 1 for Student Satisfaction for the past three years*. But why should you choose Crime and Criminal Justice at the University of Bolton?Und...

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Electric Engineering-Uni of Bolton

16 December 2020

Electronic and Electrical Engineering Careers: Tips for Self-Improvement

Are you an electronic engineering graduate looking to take your career to the next level? The MSc Electronic Engineering course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to help you enjoy advanced self-improvement and self-growth, nurturing your existing skills so you can reach your potential.We rank No.1 for Satisfaction in Teaching (Electronic and Electrical Engineering Cours...

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Electric Engineering Management-Uni of Bolton

16 December 2020

Electrical Engineering Management Careers: Self-Improvement with Postgraduate Co...

Do you want to study an Electronic Systems Engineering master’s in a supportive and friendly learning environment? At the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester, we’re proud to put our students, and their needs first. We spend time getting to know you and your career goals, and our MSc Systems Engineering (Electronic) and Engineering Management course is designed to give you the best career de...

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Healthcare Management-Uni of Bolton

16 December 2020

Healthcare Management Careers: Develop Self-Improvement Skills in 2021

To emerge stronger after the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important for healthcare workers to adapt and reskill. There’s never been a better time to retrain and enjoy professional development, and Postgraduate study is a fantastic pathway to choose.If you’re a health or social care practitioner looking to move into senior management or leadership roles, the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course at the Un...

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IT Security Graduate-Uni of Bolton

16 December 2020

How to Enjoy Self-Improvement as an IT Security Graduate

A career in IT security is fast-paced and highly dynamic, and cyber security training is vital for those who are looking to progress. Cloud technologies are evolving faster than cloud security, creating a huge skills gap for those with specialist security knowledge. And with over 70% of organisations experiencing a cloud breach in the last year, it’s more important than ever to retrain and reskill...

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International Business Management-Uni of Bolton

16 December 2020

How an International Business Management Master's Can Foster Self-Improvement

Globalisation has enabled the growth of large multinational companies, and has also increased the movement of labour across international borders. Relationships with overseas business partners, suppliers and stakeholders have never been more important, making it the perfect time to train with an International Business Management master’s degree.Not only does Postgraduate study increase your earnin...

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Self-Improvement for Educators-Uni of Bolton

16 December 2020

Inclusive Practice in Education: Why Self-Improvement for Educators is the First...

Are you an education professional who is passionate about inclusivity in schools? Do you push for policy changes and dream of fair access to education for all? If this is you, Postgraduate study can be a great way of broadening your skills and knowledge in this area. But more importantly, it can be a pathway to self-improvement, which is key for successful leadership.Inclusive practice in educatio...

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Psychology Students-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

Advice for Psychology Students Looking to Enjoy Self-Improvement

As a student doing a Psychology master’s, it’s important to enjoy continued self-improvement and skills development. The field of psychological study is an evolving one, with new theories, discoveries and practices emerging all the time. In order to improve your practice and enjoy success and reward in the workplace, you must have clear objectives from the beginning.The MSc Psychology course at th...

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Graduate Accountant-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

3 Ways to Enjoy Self-Improvement as a Graduate Accountant

Are you a graduate accountant looking to attain Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) membership? The AdvDip(CPD) ACCA Strategic Professional Level course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is the next step to becoming ACCA exam qualified. As a Gold-status ACCA Approved Learning Partner, we are one of the top UK universities for graduate accountants in training. In f...

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Youth Study Masters-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

5 Ways to Enjoy Self-Improvement While Doing Your Youth Studies Master’s

The University of Bolton’s MA Community Development and Youth Studies course is one of the best Postgraduate programmes, with students voting us No.1 for Student Satisfaction in Social Work Courses for the second year running in Greater Manchester, and the North West!*For graduates looking to take their career to the next level, there’s nowhere better to enjoy professional development. Growing as ...

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Finance-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

Advancing Your Career in Finance with Self-Improvement Skills

Making it in the fast-paced world of finance requires continued professional development, and that’s why it’s vital to acquire self-improvement skills. The University of Bolton’s MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course is designed to help you do just that, nurturing your existing talent while developing your ability to reflect on and improve your own practice.If you want to take your caree...

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Educational Leadership-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

An Educational Leadership Degree Is a Route to Self-Improvement

The Educational Leadership degree at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to take your teaching career to the next level. If you’re an education professional looking to move into senior management roles, our course can develop the necessary skills to become a great leader. Not only will we teach you the theories and principles of educational policies, processes and people man...

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Strength and Conditioning Masters-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

Build Your Self-Improvement Plan with a Strength and conditioning Master’s

The MSc Strength and Conditioning course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to raise your game as a coach, advancing your knowledge in client and athlete development. Not only does our Postgraduate programme help you with self-improvement and skills training, but it gives you access to our £31 million in Bolton One building, which houses dedicated, state-of-the-art sport...

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Davinder Madaher-Uni of Bolton

04 December 2020

Top print designer leads a workshop with the University of Bolton fashion studen...

Students from the BA Textiles and Surface Design course have been lucky enough to take part in a workshop with one of the top print designers in the industry.Davinder Madaher, a Print designer, Consultant, and Lecturer with over 25 years of design experience in both Fashion and Homeware, joined first-year students for both an online and on-campus session, where he shared his techniques and approac...

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Strength and Conditioning-Uni of Bolton

01 December 2020

Why Every Strength and Conditioning Coach Needs Personal Development

Do you want to become a strength and conditioning coach, working with elite athletes and sports teams? Or perhaps you dream of going into teaching and education, or running your own coaching business?If these sound like your career ambitions, personal development will be key in honing your skills. And the MSc Strength and Conditioning course at the University of Bolton is a great platform for upsk...

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International management-Uni of Bolton

01 December 2020

Why the University of Bolton for Personal Development in International Managemen...

International business management requires a range of skills that are developed in a global context. For professionals who want to widen their prospects and enjoy more success at work, personal development in this area is key. The University of Bolton’s MSc International Management course is targeted at ambitious graduates who want to increase their mobility, as well as their understanding of glob...

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Psychologist Training-Uni of Bolton

30 November 2020

The Importance of Personal Development for Psychologist Training

Professional and personal development are essential for any profession, but for trainee psychologists, it’s a vital step in achieving self-improvement and growth. Studies have shown that personal development programmes are especially important for beginner psychologists, helping them find effective strategies to cope with burn-out and other potential challenges.The MSc Psychology course at the Uni...

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IT Security-Uni of Bolton

30 November 2020

The Importance of Personal Development in IT Security Jobs

With the rise of cloud computing and a growing global remote workforce, IT security has never been more important. There are expected to be 255 million remote workers by 2030, according to experts. For organisations, this means deploying cloud-based services and dealing with more connected devices than ever before. In order to manage the network safely, having the right security team will be key.I...

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Trainee Neuroscientists-Uni of Bolton

30 November 2020

The Importance of Personal Development for Trainee Neuroscientists

Neuroscience is without a doubt one of the most exciting careers you can enjoy. While it requires a lot of hard work and dedication, the rewards are high. At times, it’s even been compared to rocket science for its complexity and fascinating theories. However, a degree in a neuroscience subject is certainly not out of reach for those who want it.The University of Bolton’s MSc Social Neuroscience c...

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Construction managers-Uni of Bolton

30 November 2020

Why Personal Development is Essential for Construction Project Managers

The MSc Construction Project Management course at the University of Bolton is designed for ambitious construction graduates, or senior level professionals with existing experience in the industry. Focusing on professional and personal development, our master’s training will help you reach your potential and take the next step up in your career.Here are some of the reasons why personal development ...

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Education Management-Uni of Bolton

30 November 2020

Why Do a Master's in Global Education Management for Your Personal Development?

The MA Global Educational Leadership programme at the University of Bolton is one of the most diverse and interesting personal development courses for teachers and education practitioners. It covers educational strategies and policies from a global perspective, looking at a range of cultural influences to prepare students for roles in global education management.If you’re looking to take the next ...

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Inclusive Practice in Education-Uni of Bolton

30 November 2020

Why Personal Development is Vital for Inclusive Practice in Education

At the University of Bolton, we have a number of personal development courses and master’s programmes for ambitious teachers. One of the most important courses that we offer right now is the MA Inclusive Education course, aimed at education practitioners who are passionate about providing fair access to learning for all.This is a great personal development programme for teachers looking to progres...

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Effective School Leaders-Uni of Bolton

27 November 2020

Personal Development for Effective School Leaders

Training and personal development are vital for teachers, particularly for those who have ambitions to move into a leadership role and take the next step in their career. Effective school leaders need continuous learning and research in order to ensure their skills stay relevant, and master’s programmes are ideal for helping education professionals realise their potential.Here are some of the ways...

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System Engineer-Uni of Bolton

27 November 2020

Professional and Personal Development for Systems Engineering Graduates

It’s vital for electrical systems engineering graduates to have professional and personal development if they want their skills to remain relevant in today’s evolving industry. The MSc Systems Engineering (Electronic) and Engineering Management course at the University of Bolton is a great platform for those looking to future-proof their careers in this way. The programme provides students with an...

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Graduate Data-Uni of Bolton

27 November 2020

Personal Development for Graduate Data Analysts

Graduate data analysts and data scientists looking to reskill and enjoy personal development should consider Postgraduate study and working towards their master’s. Not only do Postgraduates earn on average 18% more than first degree holders (according to Higher Education Policy Institute), but the most advanced data specialists can earn in excess of £100,000 in a single year.Of course, it can take...

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Psychology conversion-Uni of Bolton

27 November 2020

Psychology Conversion Jobs: Professional and Personal Development

There are a number of professions you can pursue with the MSc Psychology Conversion course at the University of Bolton. Psychology conversion jobs and career paths are varied, and our course will give you eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society, boosting your employability further.But in order to increase your employability within this compet...

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Behaviour Therapy-Uni of Bolton

27 November 2020

Professional and Personal Development with a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Master’...

For counselling practitioners or psychology graduates, the University of Bolton’s MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies course can be a great way to enjoy professional and personal development. If you want to enhance your CV and boost your employability, this programme will give you the tools you need to succeed.Our Postgraduate training course is suitable for the following applicants:Cognitive ...

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Trainee Teachers-Uni of Bolton

27 November 2020

Self-Awareness and Personal Development for Trainee Teachers

Self-reflection and personal growth are vital to developing successful teachers, and the University of Bolton’s PGCE M in Education 14+ training programme is designed to do just that. If you want to turn your passion or specialist subject into a teaching qualification for secondary or higher education, our course is for you.Focusing on personal as well as professional development, our programme wi...

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Master of Business Admin-Uni of Bolton

26 November 2020

Enjoy Personal Development with a Master of Business Administration (MBA)

One of the main reasons that people do a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is to widen their job prospects and take the next step in their career. With an MBA award, you’ll have credibility, showing potential employers, clients and partners that you are highly competent and dedicated to your industry.The University of Bolton’s MBA Master of Business Administration programme is designe...

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Positive Psychology Master's-Uni of Bolton

26 November 2020

Enjoy Personal Development with a Positive Psychology Master's

The science of positive thinking is about improving mental health with a new mindset, a learned optimism that can make people happier, more appreciative, and more resilient. For ambitious psychology graduates looking to increase their skills for the workplace, the field of positive self-image psychology can be a fantastic area to explore.The University of Bolton’s MSc Positive Psychology course te...

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Civil Engineering-Uni of Bolton

26 November 2020

How Personal Development Benefits Your Civil Engineering Career

Are you a civil engineering professional looking to broaden your technical knowledge or deepen your understanding of specialised civil engineering areas? The MSc Civil Engineering course at the University of Bolton is designed to help ambitious individuals like you enjoy professional and personal development.Putting your personal growth at the heart of our teaching approach, we can help you reach ...

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Youth and Community-Uni of Bolton

26 November 2020

Personal Development for Youth and Community Support Workers

Supporting the personal development of others is a core responsibility of being a community worker. This is especially the case if you are working with teenagers and young adults in disadvantaged communities. But personal development is just important for you as the service provider. And it’s vital to dedicate time to your own personal growth if you want to improve your skills and help communities...

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Personal Development in Finance -Uni of Bolton

25 November 2020

4 Ways Persoanl Development Can Help Your Career in Finance

Are you looking to develop your skills and enjoy personal growth in a career in finance? The University of Bolton’s MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course is designed to help accountancy and finance sector professionals reach their potential.Here are just some of the ways that a focused personal development plan can advance your career.1. It can prepare you for leadershipBy focusing on pe...

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Devlopment in Education-Uni of Bolton

25 November 2020

5 Benefits of Professional (and Personal) Development in Education

The MEd Professional Development in Education programme at the University of Bolton is an ideal platform to boost your career. If you’re an ambitious teacher or education practitioner looking to move up the career ladder, a professional and personal development course can be a great way to upskill for senior roles in management; here’s why: It supports a range of professionsOur Professional Develo...

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Software Engineer- Uni of Bolton

25 November 2020

Become a Highly Successful Software Engineer with Personal Development

Breaking through the glass ceiling as a software engineer requires more than just industry knowledge and programming skills. It requires a passion for self-improvement, and a thirst for continuous learning and development.By asking questions, challenging the status quo, and focusing on professional and personal development, you can break out of the mould and become a highly successful specialist i...

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Social Worker- Uni of Bolton

25 November 2020

Benefits of Personal Development and Social Worker Training

The University of Bolton’s MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing course can help you take a step up on the career ladder if you are an ambitious care worker looking to move into leadership or social care management jobs. Postgraduate training can be a fantastic way to upskill.As key workers, it’s vital to have the best support when it comes to training and personal development. Here are just a han...

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Chartered Certified Accountant Prospects-Uni of Bolton

25 November 2020

Chartered Certified Accountant Prospects: Personal Development and Training

There are many reasons to become a chartered accountant, including being able to gain access to a diverse range of job roles. Through personal development and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) training, you can work towards your chartership status. The University of Bolton’s AdvDip(CPD) ACCA Strategic Professional Level course is the next step for accountancy graduates looking ...

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23 November 2020

3 Reasons to Upskill with a Civil Engineering Master's

There are many benefits of upskilling if you are a civil engineer. Designed to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering fields, the University of Bolton’s Civil Engineering master’s course can help you take your career to the next level. Here are three important reasons to upskill now for a brighter future. 1. Upskilled civil engineers are in demandThe UK is cur...

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23 November 2020

4 Ways Upskilling with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Can Benefit You...

Are you a business or management professional looking to take the next step up in your career? The University of Bolton’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) course is designed to help you develop your skills, while giving you a globally-recognised Postgraduate qualification.Not only does our MBA programme allow you to apply for membership of the Chartered Management Institute upon completion ...

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23 November 2020

5 Reasons to Upskill and Become a Positive Psychology Coach

Our MSc Positive Psychology course is designed for psychology graduates interested in upskilling in this relatively new subject area. If you want to train in this specialist field, and want to take a flexible and fairly autonomous approach to your studies, this degree could be for you.This master’s programme focuses on the scientific study of happiness, wellbeing, purpose and strength, giving you ...

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23 November 2020

3 Stats that Prove Upskilling in Data Analyst Skills is a Great Idea

There are many benefits of upskilling when it comes to workplace IT skills, but one of the areas that is set to be huge is data. Our MSc Data Analytics and Technologies course is the perfect platform for computing graduates looking to focus on this specialism, and it’s open to anyone with at least a lower second class (2.2) honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject.Additionally, you can also a...

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23 November 2020

Upskilling with a Master's in Financial Management: Career Options

 The MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course at the University of Bolton aims to support the career development of finance professionals who are interested in progression. Our highly qualified and experienced team is dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals, and with small class sizes of 20 students or less, they’ll be able to provide you with the attention and support you need t...

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23 November 2020

Why Choose the University of Bolton to Upskill in a Psychology Master's?

Postgraduate study is a requirement if you want to become a chartered psychologist and register as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). It’s also a necessary step for those wanting to move into further study and achieve a degree at doctoral level. But with so many courses and universities to choose from, how do you find the right one for you?At the Uni...

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23 November 2020

Why Upskill at the University of Bolton for an MA in Inclusive Education?

Doing an MA in Inclusive Education is a great way to upskill as a teacher. Whether you are looking to progress in your current career, or you have your sights set on working as Head of Inclusion in a school, a master’s degree could be the right path for you.Our MA Inclusive Education programme is designed for experienced education practitioners with a particular interest in this field, and there’s...

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23 November 2020

Why Upskill for a Career in Chartered Accountancy?

The AdvDip(CPD) ACCA Strategic Professional Level course at the University of Bolton puts students on the path to achieving their chartered accountant status. It’s a flexible course that allows you to complete your professional level qualification in just one year with full-time study, or across the course of two years with part-time study.It’s a great programme for advancing your skills, and also...

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23 November 2020

Why Upskill with a Master's Degree in Health and Social Care?

If you’re an ambitious graduate looking to improve your professional understanding of social care, health and wellbeing, our Postgraduate programme can put you on the right path to success. Upskilling can be a great way to move up in your career, and here are some of the reasons why you might consider enrolling on our course.Move into a management roleOur MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing cour...

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23 November 2020

Youth Worker Training and Upskilling: Essential Traits

Working with young people is highly rewarding, but not everyone has the right qualities to be successful in such an important profession. What you do directly impacts young lives and the local community, so it’s important to upskill and enjoy your personal and professional development.Here are some desirable personality traits for anyone who wants to become a youth support worker.ToleranceYouth wo...

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23 November 2020

How to Become a Construction Manager by Upskilling

Construction project managers are in demand, making this one of the best careers to upskill for better career prospects. According to research by the Project Management Institute, the UK construction industry will see substantial job growth, with a clear upward trajectory predicted until at least 2027. The Prospects.ac.uk website also sheds light on the current skills shortage figures, so there’s ...

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23 November 2020

The Importance of Upskilling and Staff Development in the Health Sector

Career development is essential for improving healthcare services, and upskilling now ranks as one of the most important trends in the health sector, as identified by the PwC Health Research Institute (HRI). The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course at the University of Bolton is a fantastic platform for healthcare professionals looking to improve their skills with employer support.If your employe...

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23 November 2020

The Life of a Remote Software Engineer: Upskilling for a Flexible Future

Not only is software engineering the world’s most in-demand profession (according to research by Michael Page), but it’s also one that offers a great deal of flexibility. Remote work and freelancing are gaining popularity among software developers and engineers, and this trend could also have a positive impact on wages. It is estimated that during the time period of 2019-2023, the IT outsourcing m...

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23 November 2020

Upskilling Teachers through Professional Development: Powerful Stats to Know

Finding ways for teachers to identify and build on their strengths not only benefits schools, but the positive effects trickle down to the students too. A recent report from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) proves that professional development workshops for teachers or further education courses can be advantageous for everyone.Here are some of the key findings that could inspire you to begin y...

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23 November 2020

Why Choose the University of Bolton for Upskilling in Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineering careers offer high employability due to demand outstripping supply in terms of skilled workers. In the UK, electronic engineering graduates don’t meet the growth rate needed to fill the skills gaps, making this the perfect time to begin your upskilling journey.But choosing the right university is key if you want to enjoy personal and professional development, and have access...

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20 November 2020

Cloud Security Upskilling: Why 2021 is a Good Time to Study

Our MSc Cloud and Network Security course is a full-time, one-year programme designed to provide the advanced skills and knowledge needed for a career in computer management or cyber security. And there’s never been a more crucial time to upskill. Here are some of the reasons why computing graduates may want to consider cloud security upskilling at the University of Bolton.There’s a big global ski...

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20 November 2020

How Upskilling with a Master's in International Management Can Fast-track Your C...

A master’s in International Management is the perfect stepping stone into leadership, and is sometimes seen as an alternative to a Master in Business Administration (MBA) qualification. Taught from a global perspective, this programme also arms you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career overseas.For ambitious individuals, the International Business Management master’s at the University o...

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20 November 2020

Psychology Conversion Upskilling: Who is this Course Designed For?

Conversion courses are a great stepping stone for graduates who are looking to transfer their skills into a different subject area or enhance their job prospects. The MSc Psychology Conversion course at the University of Bolton is a highly regarded upskilling platform, not only for students interested in psychology, but for those wanting to work towards their professional recognition with the Brit...

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20 November 2020

Things You'll Learn When Upskilling with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies

Earning a master’s degree in Childhood Studies could be one of the best things you do for your career. As well as being able to move into management and leadership, you’ll also develop a range of transferrable skills that can take you into alternative professions. From counselling and youth justice to child psychotherapy and consultancy, upskilling is a fantastic way to open doors and boost your c...

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20 November 2020

Upskilling as a Strength and Conditioning Coach: Essential Traits

The master’s in Strength and Conditioning at the University of Bolton is a great platform for sports graduates looking to hone their skills within the coaching arena. If you dream of working with top athletes and sports teams, our Postgraduate course could help you kick-start your career.But being a highly successful strength and conditioning coach takes a certain set of characteristics and qualit...

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18 November 2020

Why Reskill in Educational Leadership?

Education is a fast-evolving sector, one that requires change and leadership. If you’re a natural born leader, and are currently working as a teacher or other education professional, reskilling with a master’s in Educational Leadership could be for you.At the University of Bolton, we provide a supportive and friendly learning environment for professionals returning to their studies, and always put...

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16 November 2020

Why Now Is the Time for Upskilling and Reskilling at the University of Bolton

Economic, social and technological changes have created the need for new skills in the workplace. Not only are job descriptions evolving, but shifting culture demands a new way of working and fresh talent to bring processes into fruition.The global pandemic has also created uncertainty in many industries, making it a critical time for workers to reskill. Whether you’re looking to gain advanced kno...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill with a master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies?

Our master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies is one of the most important courses for serving the community; driving a new level of excellence for community workers and giving them the skills to further their career.If you’re interested in reskilling for the workplace, an advanced youth and community work degree could be for you.Reskill for leadershipAt the University of Bolton, we prov...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill in Electronic Systems Engineering?

At the University of Bolton, we offer a range of Postgraduate courses for professionals looking to reskill and return to their studies full-time. If you already have an engineering-related degree and want to progress into management, our MSc Systems Engineering (Electronic) and Engineering Management course could be for you.Here are just a few of the reasons why you should reskill with us:Electron...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill with a Master’s in Software Engineering?

Our MSc Software Engineering course is designed for those with a computing-focused Undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification. If you’re looking to reskill, becoming a software engineer is a great career move, one that offers promising security for the future.Enrol for the master’s in Software Engineering at the University of Bolton in January 2021 and unlock your potential in a supportiv...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Training?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is considered to be one of the best therapies for getting quick results. Both goal-oriented and problem-focused compared to other types of therapy, it can bring a lot of reward and job satisfaction for the practitioner.By reskilling with cognitive behaviour therapy training, you can help people develop personal coping strategies for various mental health issues. O...

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13 November 2020

PGCE Upskilling: Do You Have What It Takes to Teach Students Aged 14+?

Teaching teenagers and young adults is hugely rewarding. Not only do you get to help the next generation reach their potential, but every day will be exciting and different. Young people begin to really develop their skills and personalities in secondary school and beyond, and you’ll be a part of this pivotal stage in their education. But not everyone has what it takes to effectively manage studen...

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13 November 2020

Is Upskilling in Global Education and Leadership Right For You?

Upskilling with a master’s in Global Educational Leadership is a fantastic platform for existing educators looking for the next step up in their career. However, not everyone has what it takes to become a great leader. If you’re considering developing your skills within the field of global education, here are some of the reasons that make you a prime candidate for our course.You recognise the need...

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13 November 2020

How to Upskill as an Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Studying to become an accredited cognitive behaviour therapist is one of the most rewarding careers to upskill for. One in four adults and one in 10 children experience mental illness according to the NHS, and referrals for talking therapies is also on the rise. And because cognitive behaviour applies to a wide range of mental disorders (including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, borderline ...

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13 November 2020

How to Become a Leader in Education by Upskilling

If you are a teacher, university lecturer or other educational professional, upskilling with a Postgraduate degree could be a great platform for advancing your career. Do you dream of taking your skills into a management role? Do you see yourself leading a team or driving forward positive change in the school system? If you’re passionate about creating more of an impact with your work, returning t...

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13 November 2020

Careers in Electronic Systems Engineering: Upskill Now for a Better Future

A career in electronic systems engineering is highly rewarding, because your role involves making the seemingly impossible, possible. Through research, design, development and rigorous testing, you will support our ever-growing reliance on electronic devices around the world. By upskilling in this important field, you can boost your employability and enjoy a brighter future.The MSc Systems Enginee...

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13 November 2020

How to be a Teacher in 2020 | Undergraduate Teacher Training

If you’re considering training to be a teacher, you may feel overwhelmed with the options infront of you. There’s PGCEs, School Direct, Scitt, Teach First – to name just a few! There arealso many options for both postgraduate and undergraduate training.But it’s only right there’s such competition. Education is vitally important to all our futures,and there are few jobs where you can make more of a...

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12 November 2020

Beating the odds: How to become an entrepreneur

You need only look at social media to see how attractive entrepreneurship is as a career path to young people today. Every day there are new Instagram pages, TikTok accounts, and YouTube channels selling both the lifestyle and the skill set of successful social entrepreneurs. But does one become an entrepreneur? The Business Management (Enterprise) BSc could be the answer.An increasingly popular c...

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12 November 2020

How to manage people | People Management in the 2020s

In a world of increasing career mobility and improving employer/employee relationships, how you manage people at work will only become more important in the years to come. That’s why we believe our Business Management (People Management) BSc degree is so valuable.Staying up to date with the changing times is going to be invaluable as you move through your career, and people management is a complex...

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12 November 2020

A secure job for the future | How to be an Accountant

Recent times have, for many of us, been turbulent due to the coronavirus pandemic. Job security is nearing an all-time low, and no-one is quite sure what the future holds. You may be wondering how you can lock down a career with job security and a generous salary. At the University of Bolton, we believe our Accountancy BA course is one such path.Is accounting a good career?Even in times of difficu...

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12 November 2020

Management or Marketing | Securing success in a post-Covid world

With so many things uncertain moving into 2021, business success can seem a daunting challenge. Research has shown that 80% of new businesses don’t make it past the first year (according to The Telegraph), so what can you do to beat those odds? We believe our Business Management (Marketing) BSc could be the answer.The trick is to not see the current state of the world as a roadblock, but more impo...

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12 November 2020

How to train Apprentices | Certificate in Education

Whether you’re a hairdresser, mechanic, or electrician, your skills are in demand. If you’re interested in how to become a training provider for apprenticeships, the Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ could be the course for you.Recent years have shown the need for skilled tradespeople, and to this end, the UK government is making a push to invest in such professions. That push is particularly i...

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12 November 2020

Should you be a Finance Manager in 2021? | Business Management (Finance) BSc

In these increasingly uncertain times, you may be inclined to study towards a career in a profession that will ensure your future career stability. The University of Bolton’s Business Management (Finance) BSc does just that.Even in the best of times, finance is paramount in any business. Therefore, the necessity for experts in budgeting and forecasting will always be in demand. In fact, during the...

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12 November 2020

A Career in Criminal Justice in 2021

In recent years, as technology has developed and social divisions have been felt to deepen both at home and abroad, the field of criminal justice has become increasingly complex. With that complexity comes an increased demand for trained professionals with a strong understanding of the evolving nature of crime, the foundation of which can be built with a degree like the University of Bolton’s Crim...

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12 November 2020

Innovating Retail Businesses | Succeeding in a post-Covid world

The pandemic has hit many business sectors hard, with UK consumer survey respondents (Alvarez and Marsal) stating that they’re spending 36% less (on average) on products. With retail businesses in such seeming dire straits, we believe one of the best ways you can ensure future career success is through our Business Management (Retail) BSc course.Statistics such as these can be demotivating, but th...

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12 November 2020

International Management (MSc) – International Management in Greater Manchester

The University of Bolton’s International Management MSc is a fantastic option for those wanting to forge a career in business. You’ll be studying a course led by experts with years of experience guiding students to academic and professional success.You’ll gain knowledge of international management practices that are invaluable for businesses, which may mean the difference between success and failu...

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12 November 2020

Should you study for a master’s in 2021? | Postgraduate study in Greater Manches...

Postgraduate study is the ideal path to personal and professional development that can gain you new skills, increase your earnings, and take you on a road to a successful career.But is now the right time? With the Covid-19 pandemic and job security nearing an all-time low, you’d be forgiven for thinking now may not be the best time for a career shake-up. However, for many, this could be exactly th...

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12 November 2020

Why you should study for an Undergraduate Education degree | Undergraduate Teach...

If you want to be remembered as a positive figure in the lives of young people, there can be no better career than teaching. That’s why we take it so seriously at the University of Bolton, and why our Education and Learning BA degree is so valuable. Good teachers can change the world.One of the most common routes into teaching is through a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), as this allo...

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09 November 2020

Advance Your Career in Health or Social Care by Reskilling in 2021

If you are a health or social care practitioner looking to become an expert in your field, reskilling at the University of Bolton will be the best decision you make. Our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course provides professionals with the skills they need to advance their career, boost job opportunities, and help more people receive the care they require.We rank in the Top 5 in the UK for Teachin...

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Electrical and Electronic

09 November 2020

Electronic Engineering Reskilling: Top Industries to Work In

Thinking of advancing your skills in electronical engineering with a master’s degree at the University of Bolton? We offer outstanding facilities and take a student-centred approach to teaching, ensuring we are flexible to individual needs and career goals.Our MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course can open up a world of opportunity and career options. Here are just a handful of the top ...

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09 November 2020

How Reskilling in Construction Can Rebalance the Economy

Reskilling the workforce is a great way of balancing the economy. While regional variations have always existed in construction, and an itinerant workforce has been the norm, things are changing fast, making it a great time to study a Construction Management degree.There are growing opportunities developing outside of London, and our MSc Construction Project Management course can put you on the ri...

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09 November 2020

How Reskilling in Global Educational Leadership Can Benefit You

Reskilling allows you to build on existing skills to create a more meaningful direction in your career, or open up new opportunities for progression. The MA Global Educational Leadership course at the University of Bolton can benefit you in a number of ways. And having ranked No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for the past three years (Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019)...

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09 November 2020

Increase Your Employability: Reskill with a Master’s in Data Analytics

In the world of ‘Big Data’, companies are inundated with information, with very little clue on how to begin sorting through this information to make it meaningful to their operations. Data is now the most valuable business asset, and data analysts seek to understand the narrative behind the numbers, creating actionable insight for organisations across the industries.There's not a single business t...

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Professional Development

09 November 2020

How to Hit Your Goals and Reskill: Professional Development in Education

Our Master of Education course for Professional Development in Education is designed for ambitious and passionate individuals looking to reskill for better career opportunities. If you are an experienced educationalist who wants to develop specific skills for senior roles, enrol in January 2021 and join one of the top universities in the country, where we put your needs first.At the University of ...

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Accountancy

06 November 2020

Why Become a Chartered Accountant with Advanced Diploma Retraining?

While an advanced diploma isn’t a mandatory requirement for practicing accountants, an AdvDip(CPD) qualification is a fantastic next step for your career, and many accountants choose this route when they want to develop their skills.So why become a chartered accountant? There are many benefits to getting certified. Here are just a handful of reasons to consider retraining:1. Boost your employabili...

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PGCE

06 November 2020

Why Choose the University of Bolton for PGCE Retraining?

Are you looking to retrain as a teacher with a PGCE course? Our PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ programme allows you to turn your passion into your specialist teaching subject for people aged 14 and over. With this nationally-recognised master’s level degree, you can access a range of opportunities, not only in schools and higher education, but also in work-based learning and pre...

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Youth

06 November 2020

Why Retrain as a Youth Worker?

Our MA Community Development and Youth Studies programme is the ideal platform for community workers looking to advance their careers, or for graduates looking to retrain. In the UK, community development skills are in demand, and opportunities are increasing across the nation.From assisting in criminal justice to working in social care, being a youth worker allows you to make a huge difference. H...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain for Your Master in Business Administration (MBA) Qualification?

A Master in Business Administration (MBA) qualification gives you with the necessary skills to tackle complex, strategic business challenges, and nurtures your talent in any chosen field. An MBA is the world's most popular professional degree programme, and it can transform your career. Here are some of the benefits of retraining:Progress into a leadership roleMany of our students enrol for our MB...

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Electrical Electronics Engineering

06 November 2020

Why Retrain in Electronic Systems Engineering at the University of Bolton?

Engineers are currently on the UK skills shortage list, and this includes electronic engineers, making our MSc Electronic Systems Engineering and Engineering Management course the ideal platform for future-proofing your career. If you’re looking to develop your skills, there’s nowhere better to begin your retraining journey than the University of Bolton. Here are just five reasons why we’re a grea...

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Global Educational Leadership

06 November 2020

Why Retrain in Global Educational Leadership?

Retraining on our MA Global Educational Leadership programme is one of the best decisions educators can make. For teachers looking to take their career to the next level, our master’s course can help them understand education from a global context. This opens up a world of opportunities, including higher paid roles in management, access to further education, as well as global travel. And there’s n...

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Construction Management

06 November 2020

Why Retrain with a Master's in Construction Management?

A master’s in Construction Management will help you develop both your academic and technical knowledge, while giving you better insight into the industry. On our MSc Construction Project Management programme, you will also get a chance to hone the necessary soft skills to successfully lead and integrate multidisciplinary teams of professionals.There has never been a better time to invest in your f...

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Early Childhood Studies

06 November 2020

Why Retrain with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies?

The MA Early Childhood Studies course at the University of Bolton is designed to nurture the future leaders of the early years sector. If you want to take your career to the next level, this master’s programme could be the ideal way to retrain with new skills.Not only do we provide a positive and friendly learning environment for ambitious Postgraduates, but we rank as one of the top universities ...

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Construction and Civil Engineering

05 November 2020

Retraining Women in Construction and Civil Engineering

For the first time ever, we have reached a milestone in the UK, with more than one million women working in core Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) roles. However, our work is not done and there’s still a lot more we can do to close the gender gap in engineering.This is why it’s so important to retrain the female workforce and promote women in construction and related sectors....

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Teacher Professional Development

05 November 2020

The Importance of Teacher Professional Development and Retraining

If you’re a qualified teacher, lecturer or other education professional looking to pursue more senior job roles, we can help you improve your professional practice and develop essential skills for management.Our MEd Professional Development in Education course is designed to retrain and reskill the workforce, creating highly trained educators who can inspire change and challenge the status quo. Th...

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Inclusive Classroom

05 November 2020

The Inclusive Classroom Calls for Skilled Teachers: Retrain in 2021

Creating an inclusive classroom environment is more important than ever, and schools are in need of highly skilled, retrained teachers and leaders who can pave the way to better education for all. Inclusivity is the gateway to a more equal society, and as shared in the latest Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has now said th...

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Data Analytics

05 November 2020

The Power of Data: Retrain with a Master’s in Data Analytics

Retraining with a master’s in Data Analytics and Technologies at the University of Bolton is one of the best things you can do for your career. Our programme helps students develop key employability skills and advanced data expertise, giving them a competitive edge in the jobs market. The power of data in businesses is undeniable, and having the skills to make sense of data is a great way to ensur...

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Neuroscience

05 November 2020

Things You’ll Learn When You Retrain in Social Neuroscience

A master’s in neuroscience subjects, such as Social Neuroscience, can help psychology students connect social behaviour with stimuli in the real world. This is hugely beneficial for a range of career paths. And on our course, you will learn more than just social neuroscience theories. You will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills that are applicable in the workplace.Our tutors will al...

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05 November 2020

Tips for Retraining as a Strength and Conditioning Coach

Are you a sports graduate or professional coach looking to retrain as a strength and conditioning coach? The master’s in Strength and Conditioning at the University of Bolton is a programme designed to take your skills to the next level, focusing your niche on strength, conditioning and athlete development.If you’re interested in retraining in this field, here are some tips to help you get the mos...

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03 November 2020

Is Retraining with a Master's in Psychology Conversion Right For You?

Our MSc Psychology Conversion Course helps psychology graduates gain the accreditation they need to pursue a professional career in psychology. If you don’t have enough credits in psychology at Undergraduate level, this programme will convert your degree and put you on the right path to success.At the University of Bolton, we put our students’ needs first, and provide a supportive and friendly lea...

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Cyber Security

03 November 2020

Job Retraining With an MSc Cyber Security Degree

Retraining for new skills is a priority for any IT professional working in a data-dependent organisation. As more and more businesses shift from legacy systems to cloud, the demand for security specialists will continue to grow, making cyber security training one of the best ways to future-proof your career.Our Cloud and Network Security master’s course is designed for graduates interested in comp...

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Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies

03 November 2020

Retrain in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Why the University of Bolton?

The problem-focused and action-oriented methods used by cognitive behaviour therapists are some of the most successful for tackling mental health issues today. That’s why our MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies course is such a popular choice for psychology graduates looking to make a difference.We’re one of the top universities in the country with excellent facilities for psychology students....

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Psychology Graduate Schemes

03 November 2020

Retraining for Psychology Graduate Schemes

Are you interested in applying for one of the many graduate schemes available in the UK? Did you know that a Postgraduate degree can improve your chances of getting accepted? In the field of psychology, where extensive training is required, a master’s programme can develop your knowledge and take your employability to the next level, getting you seen by top employers.Not only do psychology graduat...

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Educational Leadership

03 November 2020

Retraining in Educational Leadership: Is It for You?

Studying a master’s in education and related subjects can prepare for you for a range of leadership and management roles in educational institutions worldwide. This includes schools, colleges, universities, or working in an early years setting.  If you dream of making a difference and driving forward positive change in the education sector, our course is for you. Here are some of the reasons why y...

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Cloud and Network Security

02 November 2020

Take your Career to the Cloud with the Remote MSc Cloud and Network Security cou...

The MSc Cloud and Network Security programme from the University of Bolton is now available in a fully online form. This means that you are able to take the course from anywhere with an internet connection – so long as you have a powerful enough laptop that is.This course covers the technology that will make you an invaluable asset to any team – even Donald Trump needs someone with Network Securit...

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02 November 2020

5 Reasons to Retrain with a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Our MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course is designed to take your engineering knowledge to the next level. Our tutors have decades of technical expertise as well as academic credentials, and can bring their industry experience to the programme. If you are looking to retrain with new skills, this programme could be for you.Here are the top five reasons to consider a master’s in Electric...

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02 November 2020

Advanced Clinical Practice: Who Should Consider Retraining?

Retraining with a master’s at the University of Bolton is one of the best things you can do for your career. Our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course is suitable for a range of healthcare practitioners who have current relevant employment and employer support for their studies.If your employer is willing to enter a tri-partite agreement, you could benefit from our flexible two-year programme. Her...

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02 November 2020

Changing Stigmas with Positive Psychology: Retrain with a Master’s Degree

Positive psychology is one of the newest fields within psychology, and is a great tool for raising self-esteem, improving relationships and creating a better outlook on life, for clients from all backgrounds.It’s also a great way to support male clients, as it focuses on client strengths rather than psychopathology, helping men open up in therapy sessions. Statistics tell us that one in eight men ...

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Financial Management

02 November 2020

How to Retrain and Become a Financial Manager

While Postgraduate study isn’t essential for securing financial manager jobs, further education can be useful in enhancing your CV and making you more attractive to prospective employers. An advanced programme like our MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course is also great for business graduates interested in retraining into this lucrative profession.If you are looking to retrain as a finan...

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02 November 2020

Is Retraining in International Management Right for You?

Doing an International Business Management master’s is the ideal platform for professionals looking to expand their global career. Our MSc International Management course is a full-time one year programme, with stimulating and challenging modules to take your skills to the next level.As businesses become increasingly connected, understanding management strategies from a global context will be key....

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Software Engineering

02 November 2020

Is Retraining with a Master’s in Software Engineering Worth It?

The MSc Software Engineering course at the University of Bolton is designed to give computing and programming graduates a deeper understanding of advanced software methodologies, and take their programming skills to the next level. For those want to know whether a master’s in Software Engineering is worth it, the short answer is “yes” if you want to enjoy professional growth and development.Here a...

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05 October 2020

Former Student Snaps Up Top Award

A former student at the University of Bolton has scooped a top national photographic award.Phil Melia was named as one of the nation’s top lensmen in the 2020 Portrait of Britain competition.He took his MA in International Documentary and Photojournalism Photography at the University at Bolton and has been a photographer for 25 years.The annual contest is run by the British Journal of Photography ...

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08 September 2020

A Career in Computing is Just A Few Clicks Away

Do you dream of a career in computing? Our Undergraduate Computing courses at the University of Bolton are designed to prepare you for your chosen career path, and it’s not too late to apply.If you still haven’t secured a place on a computing course, or you’re unsure about where to study, there’s no better time to submit your applications. At Bolton University, we’ve been ranked No.1 in the North ...

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08 September 2020

Accountancy Courses: There’s Still Time to Apply

At the University of Bolton, there’s still time to apply for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. For those who haven’t met the main application deadline, there are opportunities to enrol for many programmes, including our Accountancy degrees. So if you still haven’t secured a place, it’s not too late to enjoy the University of Bolton experience!Voted No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfac...

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08 September 2020

Build Your Dream Career in Gaming

There’s still time to apply for a degree in Games Development at the University of Bolton. We offer a range of courses for Undergraduates and Postgraduates looking to turn their favourite sport or pastime into a lucrative career, with endless opportunities for growth and progression.As one of the biggest global industries, now larger than both the movie and music industries combined, gaming is one...

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08 September 2020

Construction Courses: There's Still Time to Apply

Our courses in Construction offer a wide range of job opportunities for graduates, plus plenty of room for career progression for those who dream of a job in management. Whether you’re interested in digital construction, surveying, facilities and asset management, or project management, it’s not too late to apply for a course at the University of Bolton.We offer a fantastic university experience, ...

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08 September 2020

Creative Writing Courses: Enrol Now

Our English and Creative Writing courses are made for those who love literature, appreciate prose and thrive through creativity and expansion of the mind. If you’re passionate about the creative use of language, or dream of working as a freelance writer, our Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees could be for you.It’s not too late to enjoy the University of Bolton experience, as many of our course...

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08 September 2020

Crime and Criminal Justice Law Degrees

For anyone interested in a career in criminal law or criminology, there’s still time to apply for an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree at the University of Bolton. If you still haven’t secured a place on the right course for you, our criminal law programmes could be the perfect way to kick start your career, and places may still be open if you apply now.Not only have we been voted No.1 in the N...

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08 September 2020

Degrees in Social Work: There Are Still Spaces Left

There’s still time to apply for a course in Social Work at the University of Bolton. We have many courses that are still taking applicants at this late stage in the process, and you can still enrol with us if you haven’t decided on a university yet.A Social Work degree is the ideal platform for anyone who dreams of having a career in helping others and making a difference with communities. Our pro...

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08 September 2020

Dream of Working in Childcare or Youth Development?

Working with children or young people is an exciting and rewarding career, one that contributes directly to people’s lives. If you dream of supporting families and their little ones, whether in a formal or informal setting, there’s still to apply for a relevant course today.At the University of Bolton, our Early Years and Childhood courses and our Community Development courses will prepare you for...

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08 September 2020

Education and Teacher Training: There’s Still Time to Study for Your Dream Caree...

It doesn’t matter where you are in your teaching career. Whether you’re a new student looking to join our BA (Hons) Education and Teaching course, a teaching professional looking to advance your opportunities with a master’s, or an educator interested in working towards a doctorate, it’s not too late to apply at the University of Bolton.We have a wide range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate course...

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08 September 2020

Film FX Courses: Enrol Today for a Career in Film and Television

Have you always been fascinated by the special effects seen on TV? Do you have a special interest in film and television makeup? Or do you enjoy learning about the technical side of animation? Working in the film and television industry is one of the most exciting careers to have, and our wide range of Film FX courses provide the perfect platform for developing your skills in your chosen specialis...

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08 September 2020

Get Enrolled on Our Psychology Degree Courses Today

Careers in psychology offer a great deal of job satisfaction, giving you true purpose and a fantastic sense of achievement when you successfully help others overcome their problems. If you dream of a career in working with those who are vulnerable or mentally ill, and making a real difference to people’s lives, it’s not too late to apply for our degree courses at the University of Bolton.We offer ...

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08 September 2020

It's Not Too Late to Apply for a Health and Social Care Degree Course

We offer a wide range of degrees in Health and Social Care, including for Undergraduates and Postgraduates. If you dream of making a difference to the lives of sick or vulnerable people, there’s still time to apply for a relevant course at the University of Bolton. Many of our courses still have available places for late applicants, but we advise that you get in touch with our admissions team as s...

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08 September 2020

It's Not Too Late to Begin Your Biomedical Career

Biomedical engineers investigate a range of medical conditions, including cancer and other life-threatening diseases, contributing greatly to public health. If you dream of making a difference in the area of clinical and biomedical sciences, it’s not too late to apply for one of our Undergraduate courses at the University of Bolton.For graduates looking to advance their career or develop their kno...

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08 September 2020

Mechanical and Electronic Engineering Courses: You Can Still Apply With Us

There’s still time to apply for a Mechanical Engineering course or an Electronical Engineering course at the University of Bolton. Whether you’ve experienced setbacks for applying, or you’ve been having indecision about your next steps in life, it’s not too late to enrol with us. To ensure you can secure a place on one of our Undergraduate or Postgraduate programmes, don’t delay and get in touch w...

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08 September 2020

Motorsport Engineering Courses: There's Still Time to Apply

It’s not too late to enrol at the University of Bolton for the course of your dreams. If you want to become a motorsport engineer and work in one of the most exciting industries in the world, we have the courses to help you get there.Whether you’ve experienced indecision regarding the right career path, or you’re just late in the process, we can help you get enrolled on the right course for you. A...

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08 September 2020

Nursing and Operating Department Practice Courses: You Can Still Apply

There’s still time to apply for many nursing and medical courses at the University of Bolton, so if you haven’t secured a place on your dream course, you still have an opportunity to enrol. Embarking on a Nursing and Midwifery course or studying for an Operating Department Practice degree can open many doors in the NHS and other healthcare settings, where you will make a difference to people’s liv...

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08 September 2020

We’re Still Enrolling Students for Sport and Sport Rehabilitation Courses

Working in the world of competitive sports or sports rehabilitation is one of the most rewarding careers you can have. You’ll be working closely with people and making a positive impact in their lives, so job satisfaction will not be lacking. If you still haven’t taken the plunge and applied for a course in your area of interest, now is the time to get your application in.We have a range of Underg...

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08 September 2020

Still Not Applied? We Have Art, Design and Media Courses to Inspire

Working in graphic design or digital media is one of the most creatively-stimulating and rewarding careers to have. Whether you’re interested in studying Animation and Illustration, our Art and Design course, or our BA (Hons) in Photography, there’s still time to apply at The University of Bolton.Our Undergraduate courses cover a range of specialisms, and there’s no better time to invest in your f...

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08 September 2020

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Civil Engineering Courses: Apply Today

Without roads and railways, schools and hospitals, or water and power supplies, the world would simply come to a standstill. That’s why careers in civil engineering are so important, providing immense value to communities. Our Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Civil Engineering are designed to get you workplace-ready, and you can still apply today at the University of Bolton.There’s no bet...

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08 September 2020

You Can Still Apply for Dental Technology Courses

Technology has advanced immensely in the world of dental, and careers in dental technology are some of the most lucrative and rewarding in the business. As advancements such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation and 3D printing grow, the demand for dental technicians will increase too.If you still haven’t secured a place at university, there’s still time to apply for our Dental Technology co...

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08 September 2020

You Can Still Apply for Performing Arts and Theatre Courses

Fulfil your dream of working in the arts world and reach your potential at the University of Bolton, where students come first, and where you’ll have a positive and friendly learning environment to support you through your studies. There’s still time to apply for many of our courses, including Theatre and Performance, so don’t delay any further and get your application in today.Whether you’ve expe...

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27 August 2020

Get Inspired. Study BA Education and Learning at the University of Bolton

Do you have a passion for teaching? Then you might want to study at the university ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality in the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Teachers, professors, lecturers and all the different professions that fall under the title of educators are all incredibly important. Without people willing to teach others, we wouldn’t be able to transfer knowl...

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27 August 2020

Get a degree in BA Community Development and Youth Studies

Want to study at a university that puts students first? The University of Bolton, ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, offers a positive and supportive learning environment.Community Development and Youth Work are areas that people don’t need extra inspiration to get involved in. The best and most selfless types see the problems that...

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27 August 2020

Get Inspired - study a degree in BA Crime and Criminal Justice

If you want to join the police, the most important thing you need to know is that as of 2020, the College of Policing, the professional body for policing in the UK, requires a degree level qualification to join most of the police forces.Serving your community by joining the police force isn’t just a great career, it’s a meaningful and fulfilling way to help improve your community and the lives of ...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - get a degree in BSc Computing

The University of Bolton offers one of the best student experiences in the UK. Ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide for the last three years, we work hard to create a positive learning environment for our students.So why should you study a degree in Computing? If it isn't enough that computers are at the heart of everything we do today and represen...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BA Creative Writing

We work hard to create a positive learning environment for you, and our award-winning student services and dedicated Employability Team will support you through your degree and into a career you’ll love.A degree in Creative Writing can open a lot more doors than you might have imagined. Professional writers work within almost every company on the planet. From creative copywriters in marketing depa...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BA English

There are some really good reasons to study a degree in English at the University of Bolton. Yes, our department is ranked second in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020, but that’s not even the start.A great book is something people fall in love with. It can change their life, from the way they think about things to the kinds of goals they set. Our favourite stories can transform and tran...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Mechanical Engineering

Ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, University of Bolton Mechanical Engineering students can take advantage of our award-winning student services and a dedicated Employability Team that will support you through your degree and into a career you’ll love.In simple terms, mechanical engineers design and build the machines that make our...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BSc Psychology

Want to study at a university that really cares about its students? The University of Bolton offers some of the best teaching in the UK, ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide for the last three years.So Psychology is mostly lying on a sofa and talking to a therapist about our dreams, right? Well, not exactly. There’s a lot more to it than the classi...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BSc Sport Rehabilitation

If you love helping people, especially people who have suffered injury and need help getting back to their best, this could be the perfect degree for you. The University of Bolton offers one of the best student experiences in the UK and our Sport Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy courses are based in the Bolton One facility, our £31 million sport, leisure, health and research centre.When Andy Murra...

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25 August 2020

3 Amazing Things You Will Learn in Your Social Neuroscience Degree

A master's in Social Neuroscience can lead to a number of careers, such as working as a neuroscientist, data scientist, research scientist or a clinical research coordinator. There are also a number of transferrable skills that can help you advance in alternative occupations.Enrol this year at the University of Bolton and you could get our 2020 master's bursary, with up to £3,000 to help fund your...

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Career Opportunities with TLAN Teacher Training

25 August 2020

Career Opportunities with TLAN Teacher Training

Studying a PGCE in Teaching Learners with Additional Needs (TLAN) is a great career move if you’re passionate about inclusivity in education, and want to work with teenagers and young adults who face challenges in the classroom.With our PGCE course, you will gain qualifications at master’s level and will have the opportunity to move straight into the workplace or transfer your credits to complete ...

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25 August 2020

Positive Psychology Exercises That Everyone Can Do

It’s important for psychologists and psychotherapists to look after their own mental health during their training. When focusing on the patient or client wellbeing, it can be easy to forget self-care, but positive psychology exercises can benefit us all.Our master’s in Positive Psychology course is a great career platform for anyone who is passionate about challenging mind sets in a more construct...

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25 August 2020

The Relationship Between Communication and Psychology Training

Communication is important for any career, but it’s absolutely vital when studying human behaviour. The relationship between communication and psychology runs deep, and anyone who wants to study to become a counsellor or psychologist must have these soft skills in place.If you’re a psychology graduate looking to further your career, a master’s in Psychology can help you develop your knowledge and ...

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Why Positive Psychology Courses Are Important for a Career in Therapy

25 August 2020

Why Positive Psychology Courses Are Important for a Career in Therapy

Being able to apply positive psychology to therapy sessions allows you to work with clients or patients who are struggling with depression in a more constructive way. If you are interested in becoming a psychotherapist or counsellor, positive psychology training could be hugely beneficial to your practice.Positive psychology courses help you develop core counselling skills, while exploring this re...

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25 August 2020

Why Study the MSc Psychology Conversion Course at the University of Bolton?

Our MSc Psychology Conversion course is suitable for graduates who want to refocus their studies and enter the field of psychology or counselling. If you’re interested in doing this, it’s a great time to enrol with the University of Bolton. We are offering a 2020 master’s bursary with up to £3,000 to support your Postgraduate studies.We provide a supportive and friendly learning environment, and o...

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25 August 2020

Get a degree in BSc Business Management (Finance)

Every business needs the right people with the relevant skills to help that business deliver its products or services. Without management it’s easy for things to become disorganised and that’s why business managers are so important. Responsible people with good vision and an understanding of how to coordinate a team and work through challenges are essential, and can have an incredible career in bu...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

If you love high performance automation and want to plug straight into the heart of global motorsports, the University of Bolton’s Motorsport Engineering degree is the perfect opportunity for you. Studying at the UK’s only dedicated motorsports institution - The national centre for motorsport engineering, you’ll have access to our award-winning student services and a dedicated Employability Team t...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Civil Engineering

For an accredited Civil Engineering course packed with hands on experience and taught by qualified engineers, look no further than the University of Bolton. Ranked in the Top 5 for Teaching Quality in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, we work hard to create a positive learning environment for our students.Of all the kinds of engineering out there, civil engineering might ...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

We work hard to create a positive learning environment for you, and our award-winning student services and dedicated Employability Team will support you through your degree and into a career you’ll love.Electrical Engineering is one of the relatively younger categories of engineering. We’ve been building machines and structures for thousands of years, but electricity has only really been around in...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BA Games Art

If you have a love for games and want to focus your career on a rapidly growing industry, then the University of Bolton has the perfect course for you. Study in a positive and supportive environment, where our award-winning Student Services and dedicated Employability Team will help you through your degree and into a career you’ll love.The gaming industry today is worth hundreds of billions of pou...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - get a degree in BSc Dental Technology

The University of Bolton has been ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide for the last three years, because students love to learn at Bolton. Our award-winning student services and dedicated Employability Team will support you through your degree and into a career you’ll love.The perfect smile can be worth a million dollars. Just think about those fam...

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3 Ways STEM GCSE Subjects Can Improve Student Learning

21 August 2020

3 Ways STEM GCSE Subjects Can Improve Student Learning

If you're interested in becoming a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher, our PGCE M 14+ in STEM course could be the platform you need to work in secondary and higher education. This is a great time to apply too, as the University of Bolton is offering a 2020 master's bursary to support your Postgraduate studies.STEM subjects aren't just important for STEM careers, as the skills...

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21 August 2020

English Teacher Training: What to Expect

If you're interested in a studying a PGCE to become an English teacher, the University of Bolton is a great place to begin your journey into work. We are offering a 2020 master's bursary with up to £3,000 to support your Postgraduate studies, and our Employability Team will work with you upon graduation to hopefully secure a job in the right school. English teacher training is made simple at Bolto...

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21 August 2020

Is Maths Teacher Training Difficult?

Like many subjects, teaching maths can be challenging, but it's also a fulfilling career choice with excellent job satisfaction. If you're worried about the training process, it's important to choose the right place to study. At the University of Bolton, we provide a supportive and friendly environment, ensuring students reach their potential and enjoy personal and career development.We are also o...

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21 August 2020

What Makes a Good Secondary School Teacher?

Studying your PGCE to become a secondary school teacher is an exciting prospect at the University of Bolton. There's no better time to apply than now, as we are offering a 2020 master's bursary of up to £3,000 to support your studies. And our Employability Team will work with you upon graduation, and hopefully help you secure a job. But becoming a secondary school teacher isn't for everyone. Passi...

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20 August 2020

Empowering Your Community - BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies

Working with young people and adults in your community can make a real difference to peoples lives. If you believe in youth work, want to run social projects or simply help others, then our BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies will set you on the right course.Course informationThis degree is a combination of academic study and work-based learning, blending together 200 hours of placem...

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20 August 2020

A Story Full of Possibilities - BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Do you have a passion for creative writing and literature? Dream of a future career crafting imaginative stories, creating persuasive advertising or writing hard-hitting journalism? Then look no further than our BA (Hons) Creative Writing course.Course featuresAt the heart of this course is a fundamental promise that you will explore the English language and develop an array of writing skills, all...

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20 August 2020

A Safer Future - BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice

Are you interested in a career in the criminal justice system? Maybe you want to join the police via its new degree-holder route? Our degree will prepare you for a career in any number of roles from protecting society to the rehabilitation of offenders.Police Constable Entry RequirementsThe College of Policing has implemented new entry routes for becoming a police constable, with individual forces...

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20 August 2020

Explore the Power of Teaching - BA (Hons) Education and Learning

Have you ever wondered how we learn? How we can best inspire and engage with the next generation in an inclusive and equal way? Then you’re the perfect person to join our BA (Hons) Education and Learning degree.What you will be studyingThis course is all about understanding the fundamental principles and issues within education, at a community, national and global level.During your studies, you wi...

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20 August 2020

Explore the Literary World - BA (Hons) English

Studying literature and the English language is more than just learning about the principles and techniques needed to create poetry or write a novel. This course will help you understand how literature shapes the world around usWhat you will studyOn our BA (Hons) English course, you will explore the different genres of literature including drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction and more. Our expert l...

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20 August 2020

Driving Forward - BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

Do you want to be at the forefront of an innovative industry? Are you passionate about motorsport and automotive engineering? Then find out more about this incredible degree at the University of Bolton, the home of the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME).Your courseThe BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) degree offers each student the chance to explore one of ...

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20 August 2020

Constructing Your Future - BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Civil engineering plays a role in every aspect of society, whether that is in public construction projects, transport infrastructure, utilities or private projects. If you’re fascinated by engineering and want to play a part in the future development of society, then look no further.Course informationEvery student that chooses this BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree will have the opportunity to ...

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20 August 2020

Leading the Digital Revolution - BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineeri...

Are you passionate about electronics and the role they play in our every day lives? Have you been inspired by the latest advances in electric cars or robotic systems? If that’s a yes, then the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree will offer you the chance to live and breath the digital revolution.What you will learnThis course will provide you with the opportunity to learn the ...

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20 August 2020

Project-Based Learning - BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Do you want to work on live engineering projects? Are you interested in a career in Mechanical Engineering? Then this degree will give you the opportunity to achieve both of these goals and so much more.Course informationOur BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree is accredited with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), as well as offering partial accreditation to other bodies includ...

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20 August 2020

The Leaders of Tomorrow - BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance)

Do you want a career in business? Want to develop the skills needed to take on responsibility and inspire others through leadership? Our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance) degree is the perfect stepping stone to achieving those goals.Course detailsYou will study the core modules of our business management degrees in the first two years, being introduced the fundamental areas of business incl...

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20 August 2020

The Foundations of Computer Science - BSc (Hons) Computing

Do you have a passion for computer science? Always been interested in computer hardware, software or electronics? Then this degree is the perfect foundation from which to build your chosen computing career.Course detailsWe have developed this course to offer every student the chance to learn the fundamental role computer science plays in any organisation. Studying in small groups, in our fully equ...

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20 August 2020

A Career in Dentistry - BSc (Hons) Dental Technology

For anyone thinking of a career in dental care, dental hygiene or any other speciality within dentistry, then this BSc (Hons) Dental Technology degree provides the perfect platform.What you will studyYou will follow a course created by academic experts with input from industry partners, that is designed to train the next generation of dental technicians. This degree combines theory and practical m...

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20 August 2020

Understanding the Mind - BSc (Hons) Psychology

Do you find the human mind fascinating? Wish to understand why people behave the way they do? Maybe you’re thinking of a career in counselling or criminology? This BSc (Hons) Psychology degree will provide you with the perfect environment to explore your passion and turn it into a career.Course detailsA team of experienced and qualified academics will guide you through the scientific principles of...

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20 August 2020

Getting People Back on Track - BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation

Are you looking for a university degree that is accredited with a recognised industry body? Then look no further than our BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation degree. It will prepare you for a career helping both injured sportspeople and members of the public.Course informationThis area of sports science is not just about rehabilitating injured people, it is about learning the fundamental aspects of pr...

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20 August 2020

Ready to play? - Games Design, Games Art and Games Programming

Do you want to be part of one of the most innovative entertainment industries in the world? Maybe you love computers, games or animation and want to turn this passion into a career? Then look no further and check out our range of games degrees at the University of Bolton.Three great coursesWe offer three fantastic Undergraduate games degrees and each has a particular focus in the world of games de...

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19 August 2020

Do You Have the Leadership Skills for Teacher Motivation and Retention?

Teacher motivation and teacher retention are two of the most important aspects of being a leader of education. If schools are to successfully overcome problems with staff recruitment, they need to reflect on their workplace culture. Building a supportive space where teachers can grow and develop is key, and it all begins with the right leadership.If you’re passionate about creating positive change...

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19 August 2020

Education in the Context of Globalisation (and How it Impacts Teachers)

The term “globalisation” encompasses a number of things, including economics, culture, politics, technology and communication. In education, it refers to increasing mobility of students and teachers across the world, and the need for educators to be more inclusive.Understanding education in the context of globalisation requires a broader perspective, one that looks at local, national and global co...

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19 August 2020

How Educational Research Skills Can Further Your Career in Leadership

If you’re interested in a career in education leadership, our EdD Doctor of Education course can give you the knowledge and research skills you need to succeed. There’s no better time to enhance your career as the University of Bolton is offering a 2020 master’s bursary, with up to £3,000 to support your Postgraduate studies.Studying educational research methods at doctoral level is key to improvi...

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19 August 2020

Inclusive Practice in Schools is No Longer Optional

Inclusive practice in schools is no longer optional. Many experts now consider it a requirement, and more and more educators are looking for ways to make inclusive teaching a priority.2020 has been heralded the “decade of action” in education, and it’s clear that change needs to happen now. Our master’s course in Inclusive Education is one of the most powerful Postgraduate courses you can study if...

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19 August 2020

Why Educators Need Professional Development to Stay Competent

Professional development is important in every career, but in education it can be the difference between a good school and agreat school.For educators, there are many ways to expand skills and knowledge, and even great teachers can benefit from further studies. Because the truth is, we can always do more for our students. That’s why the MEd Professional Development in Education Postgraduate course...

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19 August 2020

Good Leadership is Essential for Preventing Teacher Burnout

According to research by global recruitment specialist, HAYS, 70% of teaching professionals have admitted to feeling drained after work. Another 62% have said they often feel stressed at work, and furthermore, 20% of new teachers leave within their first two years.Good leadership is vital if schools want to prevent teacher burnout, making our EdD Professional Doctorate in Educational Leadership co...

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19 August 2020

The Most Famous Female Mathematicians to Inspire Students

Some of the world’s most famous mathematicians are women, yet they’re often overlooked in history. By empowering girls from a young age and challenging stereotypes, we can begin to change the way the world views gender equality. Working as a maths teacher is one of the ways you could transform young lives and alter their thinking.If you’re considering studying for your PGCE, this is a great time t...

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19 August 2020

Tips to Improve Creativity as a Performing Arts Teacher

Being a performing arts teacher plays a significant role in helping young people develop their creative skills for the workplace. Whether they move into an arts career or something entirely different, creativity is an valuable trait to have.If you want to inspire creative thinking in the classroom, a nurturing environment is key. Our PGCE in Education 14+ (Art, Creative Practice and Performance) c...

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19 August 2020

Why German is a Great Language to Teach

Getting a PGCE to teach Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at secondary school is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have. Our PGCE (Secondary) course provides you with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) so you can enter the workplace in your dream career.If you study at the University of Bolton, you could access the 2020 master’s bursary of up to £3,000 to support your Postgraduate studies, making it...

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19 August 2020

Why Train as a Computer Science Teacher?

Computer science teachers have an opportunity to empower the next generation of IT/tech stars. And for teachers interested in leadership progression, there’s plenty of scope to maximise your earning potential.At the University of Bolton, we are offering a 2020 master’s bursary, with up to £3,000 to support your Postgraduate studies. Studying your PGCE with us also means being able to enhance your ...

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18 August 2020

3 Reasons to Teach in a Sixth Form College

If you’re interested in teaching at A Level, you are probably wondering whether you are best suited for a school or a sixth form college. While curriculum and structure remain the same, there are some key differences to note.Colleges tend to be less formal and this can sometimes be a better options for students as well as teachers. Here are three reasons for considering teaching in college instead...

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18 August 2020

5 Ways to Celebrate Diversity in the Classroom

As diversity grows, so must the methods of school leadership. The evolving education landscape is increasingly inclusive, and opportunities must be accessible to all. This means schools need to change their policies and set new standards for the faculty.The EdD Professional Doctorate in Educational Leadership course at the University of Bolton cultivates leaders who can bring about these positive ...

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18 August 2020

EdD vs. PhD in Education: What’s The Difference?

Furthering your career and choosing to do a Postgraduate degree in Education is a big decision. One that could open many doors and grow your earning potential. But finding the right course is key to carving out a successful career path in teaching.One of the most common questions teaching professionals ask when returning to their studies is whether an EdD or a PhD is right for them. Here we explai...

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18 August 2020

Famous People in IT/Tech to Inspire Secondary School Students

Most secondary school students are technology-obsessed. They use their mobiles more than any other generation, spending hours on social media each and every day. But few consider a career in IT or technology, particularly female students.If you are teaching computing to teenagers, it’s important to engage people of abilities and backgrounds. Our PGCE Computing with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) c...

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18 August 2020

How Teaching the Arts Can Make the World a Better Place

The arts can often be overlooked when it comes to core skills for the workplace. But qualities nurtured through drama, music or dance can benefit people pursuing a multitude of careers. As well as exercising the left side of the brain and providing a platform for expression, teaching the arts in schools promotes confidence, collaboration and focus.If your dream is to work as a creative arts or dra...

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18 August 2020

How to Improve Your Teaching Skills for Higher Education

Higher education requires good mentors to prepare students for the workplace. But things are always changing and so are our students. So how can teachers improve their teaching skills to keep up?University and college lecturers looking to improve their professional practice will find our Professional Development in Education master’s course to be hugely advantageous. Learn how to improve your teac...

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18 August 2020

Inform, inspire and heal people through art

Recent tragedies in the world have brought about severe suffering for many of us. But they have also shown us the courageous and supportive spirit of the people in our communities. There really isn’t a better time to feel inspired to help local communities through the power of art. Community art practices build trust, encourage pride and bring citizens together. This couldn’t be more important in ...

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18 August 2020

Setting the Stage - MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries

This creative masters degree is for people who want to enhance their expertise in a particular field of creative practice, whilst developing those key professional and employability skills needed to succeed.What’s it all about?Put simply,  it’s all about you! This course allows you to explore and develop your own creative practice, projects that demonstrate your passion, style and skill.You will w...

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18 August 2020

Designed by You - MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice

If you’re after an innovative and exciting master’s that is tailored to your career aspirations, then look no further! We offer you the chance to expand your creative practice through a range of projects of your choosing.Design your own masters degreeThe team at the University of Bolton will help you develop a body of work perfectly suited to your ambitions, whether that is in Animation, Art and D...

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18 August 2020

Empowering Positive Change - MA Applied and Community Arts (Specialism)

Do you believe in the ability of art and creative culture, to improve and empower communities? To deliver improved wellbeing in society? Then by studying this master’s degree, you will be perfectly equipped to make a difference.Studying art and culture in the communityThis course offers the chance for any passionate graduate or professional from the sector, to develop the skills and understanding ...

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18 August 2020

Inspiring others in education - MA Educational Leadership

The requirement for inspirational, knowledgeable and passionate leaders in education has never been greater, and our educational leadership masters have been designed for this very reason.What the course involvesWe have developed this course for professionals from the world of education, who wish to develop an understanding of the issues faced by management in education, as well as the principles ...

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18 August 2020

Your Future in Special Effects - MA Film FX Creative Practice

A master’s degree that understands every student has their own goals, dreams and vision for the future. Leading the way in Film FX teaching, the University of Bolton offers the chance for you to create a master’s that specialises in one, or multiple disciplines, so as to maximise your creative practice.A creative practice course tailored to youThe ultimate goal of this course is to provide every s...

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18 August 2020

Getting into the game - MA Games Development

Do you want to get involved in one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet? Or perhaps you have a computer science degree and unsure about where to go next? The answer is the MA Games Development course at the University of Bolton.About the courseOur team are experts developing a masters course that combines technical knowledge and understanding, creativity and design and the commercial sk...

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18 August 2020

Developing a worldwide understanding - MA Global Educational Leadership

Education is influenced by decisions and activities on a global scale and the most influential leaders in education embrace this concept. This course will help those with teaching experience to assess their leadership skills and develop solutions that combine local, national and global ideas.What you will learnThe core focus of this masters programme is to develop a knowledge and understanding of ...

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18 August 2020

Make a positive change to communities through art

Art is fundamental to our humanity and they have the power to positively change communities. Their social, educational and cultural benefits are truly remarkable. They enrich our lives and create positive experiences which never exclude, discriminate or judge against anyone. Their unmatchable powers are quickly being recognised by local government agencies and are increasingly being used to improv...

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18 August 2020

Maths Teacher Jobs That Aren’t in Schools

There are so many reasons to become a maths teacher in the UK. Not only are there job opportunities a plenty, but maths can make a huge impact on young people’s lives and their employability.There are many maths teacher jobs to consider too, not just teaching in schools. Our PGCE 14+ Mathematics course at master’s level is designed to prepare you for a range of workplace settings. Here’s a look at...

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18 August 2020

Secure your future career - MSc Cloud and Network Security

We are offering the perfect master’s degree for those graduates from networking, system administration or cloud computing fields, who want to develop the skills needed for a career in cloud and network security.The perfect master’s degreeThis is a pretty bold claim but one we absolutely believe because you will be studying the very latest techniques and theories in computer operating systems, virt...

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18 August 2020

Unlocking your potential - MSc Data Analytics and Technologies

This postgraduate course has been designed to engage, inspire and develop an individual with a passion for data and statistics. Whether you’re interested in finance, marketing, management or design, data flows through every business, across all industries.Overview of the courseOur master’s degrees focus on both technical knowledge and understanding, as well as personal development, ensuring you le...

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18 August 2020

A future programmed by you - MSc Software Engineering

To those graduates with experience in, and a passion for computing and programming, then look no further! Our Master’s in Software Engineering has been developed to enhance existing knowledge and expand into advanced methodologies, through mainly practical studies.What you will studyEvery master’s student will delve into the current development techniques used today including modern practices and ...

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18 August 2020

The Importance of Teaching English in the UK

The UK has one of the best education systems in the world. Despite this, school students still struggle with their English language skills in both speech and writing. This is why English teachers are integral to the curriculum. Here we look at the importance of English language in society, and why it’s essential to improve young people’s language skills.Better English could lead to a second langua...

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18 August 2020

The Power of Language: Why Teach Languages at Secondary Level?

Language is a cultural, social and psychological phenomenon. One that has helped us to communicate since as early as Homo Habilis according to some scholars. Understanding different languages around the world allows people to build bridges, and share common ideas.This is why learning languages is important, and why teaching languages at secondary level is a key responsibility. Our PGCE course will...

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18 August 2020

To be truly inspired you must learn to follow your heart

Is your head telling you to study a creative masters degree but your heart is steering you off course? Does it feel like your ambition is not reflected clearly in any of the creative postgraduate courses you look at? If this sounds familiar, our advice would be to follow your heart and go with a creative masters which fits flexibly with your personal aspirations. The University of Bolton’s MA (Spe...

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18 August 2020

Top Educational Leadership Qualities and Personality Traits

Leadership roles within education allow teaching professionals to expand their horizons, grow their earning potential, and make a difference at a bigger scale. But not everyone is cut out to be a leader. Common leadership personality traits tell us that it takes a certain type of person to bear the torch and drive forward change.At the University of Bolton, our master’s in Educational Leadership c...

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18 August 2020

Top Reasons to Become a Maths Teacher

Teaching maths at secondary level can be a hugely rewarding experience. Maths is a universal language and can help better problem-solving in everyday life.Being a maths teacher is much more than just teaching Pythagoras. It’s about equipping the next generation with logic, reasoning and cognitive skills for the workplace. Here are some of the top reasons to become a maths teacher in the UK.1. Ther...

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18 August 2020

Which Sports Coaching Jobs Can I Get After a PGCE?

Working closely with students and in a results-driven way makes sports coaching one of the most rewarding jobs you could have. With a PGCE at master’s level for 14+ in Sports Coaching at the University of Bolton, you’ll be able to teach across a range of settings.Here are some of the areas you can work after you achieve your PGCE.Secondary schools and sixth formFor those wanting to work with teena...

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18 August 2020

Why Change and Innovation in Schools is Not Easy

In education leadership, one of the most common sentiments is that “schools must change”, an opinion shared by many teachers and education professionals. But change and innovation in schools is not easy. The process for change can be complex, and major cultural shifts must take place before the sector can evolve.The Global Educational Leadership master’s course at the University of Bolton looks at...

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18 August 2020

Why is Inclusive Education So Important?

Inclusive learning and teaching looks at the way schools, classrooms, programmes or lessons are designed so individuals are actively involved. By considering a range of needs, inclusive teaching provides fair access to learning for all.Our master’s course in Inclusive Education focuses on principles and theories, current policies and best practice, as well as how to use creative solutions to solve...

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18 August 2020

Why STEM Teachers Are in Big Demand

Teachers specialising in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) are wanted in schools everywhere, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. As technology continues to accelerate, there will be many STEM teacher jobs on offer, making it a candidate’s market.Here are the reasons why STEM teachers are in such big demand in the UK, and worldwide.STEM industries are growingSome of the f...

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18 August 2020

Your creative talent can’t be defined

Being as creative as you are, opens up an incredible amount of opportunities but there is one downside. You don’t fit the cookie-cutter mould which others may be satisfied with. You need the chance to explore a whole range of disciplines to allow your creative abilities to flourish. If this sounds like you, then our MA Specialism via Creative Practice may be just the course to help strengthen your...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Animation & Illustration

Study Animation & Illustration at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Art & Design and Fine Art

Study Art & Design and Fine Art at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what?...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Study Biomedical and Medical Engineering at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Civil Engineering

Study Civil Engineering at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s th...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Study Clinical and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you kno...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Community Development and Youth

Study Community Development and Youth at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Computing

Study Computing at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the perfec...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Construction

Study Construction at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the per...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Crime and Criminal Justice

Study Crime and Criminal Justice at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Dance and Performing Arts

Study Dance and Performing Arts at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what?...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Dental Technology

Study Dental Technology at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s th...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Early Years and Childhood Studies

Study Early Years and Childhood Studies at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you kn...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Education and Teacher Training

Study Education and Teacher Training at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And yo...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in English and Creative Writing

Study English and Creative Writing at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know wh...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Fashion and Textiles

Study Fashion and Textiles at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Film FX

Study Film FX at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the perfect ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Games

Study Games at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the perfect ti...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Graphic Design

Study Graphic Design at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the p...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Health and Social Care

Study Health and Social Care at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Law

Study Law at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the perfect time...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Live Events, Visual Design and Stage ...

Study Live Events, Visual Design and Stage Management at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for th...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Mechanical Engineering

Study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Media and Photography

Study Media and Photography at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Medical Biology

Study Medical Biology at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Motorsport and Automotive Performance...

Study Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Nursing and Midwifery

Study Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Psychology

Study Psychology at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the perfe...

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14 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Accountancy

Study Accountancy at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the per...

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14 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Business Management

Study Business Management, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if univers...

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05 August 2020

Change your life this year – come and study at the University of Bolton

The University of Bolton is excited to still be offering places for September 2020 intake. This process, formally known as Clearing, allows prospective students to enrol onto courses they have not originally applied for. If you have not already secured a University place, or you have changed your mind about where you wish to study, read on...At the University of Bolton, we understand starting Univ...

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08 June 2020

The Career Benefits of Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate study offers students an opportunity to plumb new academic depths. Succeeding in education beyond the Undergraduate level requires dedication, hard work, and unquestionably an expertise in one’s chosen subject.The benefits of a Postgraduate or master’s degree may be clear from an academic perspective, but what happens after you leave the world of education behind? Will taking the time...

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08 June 2020

How Postgraduate Study Can Help You to Move Industries with Improved Qualificati...

We’ve written before about the huge benefits that Postgraduate study can have on your career. The levels of self-motivation and dedication required to complete such specialist academic study are unquestionable, and employers understand that. Here, though, we’re focusing on how a Postgraduate course could directly facilitate a completely new role.While the prospects of an increased salary and great...

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08 June 2020

Postgraduate Study: Finding the Right Path for You

Choosing the wrong Undergraduate degree is just something that happens. Through no fault of anyone’s, and for many different reasons, some students simply realise that the course they’ve chosen doesn’t tick the boxes they want it to. Many can jump sideways and continue their studies with a slightly different focus, like swapping history for ancient history, while others simply realise that Univers...

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University of Bolton Postgraduate Study

08 June 2020

Postgraduate Study and the Importance of Specialising

It’s one thing to have a strong understanding of something; it’s another thing altogether to be a specialist.Specialising in a particular field puts you on a veritable podium, setting you apart from the crowd when it comes to your knowledge of a given subject, and your employability.Not only is the pursuit of such greater understanding a worthwhile endeavour, but it also grants you access to some ...

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08 June 2020

How Continued Learning Can Improve Your Performance by Increasing Knowledge and ...

We’ve spoken about the benefits Postgraduate study can have on your career progression and salary, but it’s also important to take a step back when deciding to further your education. Sure, it’s great to consider the practical benefits of any new endeavour before you commit to it, but it’s equally important to understand why continued learning and the development of new skills is so worthwhile.It ...

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03 June 2020

What a career in Business Management looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree will take you is to investigate the job roles in the sector.Studying for a Business Management degree allows you to develop a broad business understanding and provi...

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Teaching Course Search Student in Library University of Bolton

03 June 2020

What a career in Education and Teacher Training looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we’ll be looking at careers in the education sector and what the future can look like for someone want...

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Electrical engineering

03 June 2020

What a career in Electrical and Electronic Engineering looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look at the careers that can be had in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering sector. If yo...

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03 June 2020

What a career in English and Creative Writing looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will discuss some career options that you can have after obtaining an English and Creative Writing ...

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Fashion and Textile University of Bolton

03 June 2020

What a career in Fashion and Textiles looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we’ll be looking at some of the careers in the Fashion and Textiles sector. You might enjoy creating y...

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Film FX Model Making Student University of Bolton

03 June 2020

What a career in Film FX looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look at careers in the Film FX industry, and what the potential roles look like. In recent dec...

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Games Students University of Bolton

03 June 2020

What a career in Games looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we’ll take a closer look into the Games industry and the career that you might pursue after graduation...

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Graphic Design Students University of Bolton

03 June 2020

What a career in Graphic Design looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, you will discover what a career in graphic design could look like. Graphic design is a broad area; it ...

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03 June 2020

What a career in Health and Social Care looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, you will gain a little more insight into the incredible work that is involved in the Health and Social...

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Laura White Signing at Backstage Academy

03 June 2020

What a career in Live Events looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will take a closer look at some of the careers you can have by graduating with a Live Events degree...

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Accountancy University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Accountancy looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree will take you is to investigate the job roles in the sector.In this blog, we’ll be focusing on Accountancy careers and popular job roles in the industry. There are ...

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Animation Student University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Animation and Illustration looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree will take you is to investigate the job roles in the sector.In this blog, we’ll be focusing on the Animation and Illustration sector and popular job roles in it. Th...

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Art Student University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Art & Design and Fine Art looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover which degree to choose and where it could take you is to do some investigating into the sector.In this blog, we’ll be focusing on Art & Design and Fine Art degrees, and the popular j...

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02 June 2020

What a career in Biomedical and Medical Engineering looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree will take you is to investigate the job roles in the sector.In this blog, we’ll be focusing on Biomedical and Medical Engineering careers, and the popular job roles...

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Civil Engineering Student University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Civil Engineering looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we’ll be looking at the Civil Engineering sector. The combination of mathematics, science and engineer...

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Community Development University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Community Development and Youth Work looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look at vital roles in the community and what they entail for those who pursue them. This indu...

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Computing University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Computing looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, you will discover a popular career in Computing and what that involves. The computing industry has see...

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University of Bolton Dental Technology

02 June 2020

What a career in Dental Technology looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we’ll look at the roles that Dental Technicians have and how they develop in their careers. Not many p...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Construction looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we look at some of the roles that are involved in the construction industry. When the word constructio...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Sport, Sport Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look in-depth at one potential career option you can have after graduating from a Sport, Sport...

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Early years and childhood studies University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Early Years and Childhood Studies looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look at some of the incredible careers you can have working with children. Options include wor...

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Mechanical Engineering University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Mechanical Engineering looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look at what careers you could embark on after graduating with a Mechanical Engineering degree...

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Media and photography University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Media and Photography looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look at some of the incredible careers you can pursue with a Media and Photography degree. You...

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Medical Biology University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Medical Biology looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, you will discover a little more about the potential careers you can have after graduating with a Medic...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will delve into the fast-paced Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering sector. Of course,...

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Nursing University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Nursing and Midwifery looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, you will discover a little more about the potential careers you can have after obtaining a Nursing and...

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Performance and Theatre University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Performing Arts and Theatre looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.This blog will discuss some of the realities of what a career is like on stage, performing is a popular career optio...

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University of Bolton Psychology

01 June 2020

What a career in Psychology looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.This blog looks at just one of the fascinating careers you can have after graduating from a Psychology degree. Most ...

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University of Bolton Social Work

01 June 2020

What a career in Social Work looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.This blog will take a more in-depth look into the potential careers within Social Work. There are options to work in...

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From the University of Bolton Nursing Department, a blood test

28 May 2020

Why should you become a qualified nurse?

In October last year, it was announced that NHS nurse vacancies are expected to rise to more than 43,000. We know that nurses in the NHS are vital links in supporting our community; they not only help things to run smoothly throughout hospitals, but they also bring the empathy so many people need in times of struggle.The numbers of vacancies alone are staggering and demonstrate a desperate need to...

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28 May 2020

The exciting careers you can have on stage

Studying for a career in the performing arts and theatre is a great way to land yourself in a role you love. A passion for the performance tends to develop throughout compulsory education or after school clubs, when you graduate from your degree, finding a job you love is a rewarding achievement that will give you the working life most people dream of.However, it is essential to remember that ther...

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28 May 2020

The Octagon Theatre Bolton

Students who study Performing Arts and Theatre at the University of Bolton have access to their specialist stage facility, but also, to the Octagon Theatre Bolton, one of the country’s leading theatres.In the heart of Bolton, the Octagon Theatre has been providing some of the best theatrical experiences for over 50 years. As the first theatre to be built in the north after World War One, the theat...

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Psychology Lab 3

28 May 2020

Famous people you never knew studied Psychology

Study of the mind is a detailed and interesting world. Attempting to understand the intricate and delicate wirings within our brains involves a lot of research that we are still trying to discover to this day.This fascinating world has gathered a lot of attention from young and prospective students throughout their studies, but what you might not know, is that plenty of famous people around the wo...

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28 May 2020

How positive psychology can benefit you

Mental health is a trending global topic, and with good reason, suicide rates have been increasing year-on-year with the majority of deaths involving men. The social norms that confined us all are slowly deteriorating and being told to 'man up' is no longer a way to resolve emotions. People are speaking out, reaching out, and positive psychology practice is increasing.Founder of positive psycholog...

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28 May 2020

Make a difference to your community with BA (Hons) Social Work

Making a difference in the world is something many people try and do. One way you can help others is by becoming a social worker.This rewarding role in communities will have you working with families and individuals who need some help to better their own life. Whether that be mending broken bonds between family members, or keeping a watchful eye on vulnerable youth, this varied role ensures you an...

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Social work courses at the University of Bolton combine theory, with placements and ongoing skills development, so that you graduate as a confident and experienced professional, ready to take on your dream career.

28 May 2020

Want a varied and rewarding profession centred on people?

Social work is a varied and rewarding profession centred on people. It offers careers working with children, young people and adults, supporting families, care leavers and older people, as well as those with mental health issues, learning difficulties or physical disabilitiesIt is well-known as one of the most rewarding professions available. Unlike some other rewarding careers, becoming a social ...

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The University of Bolton's social work courses help you prepare for a variety of careers, including end of life.

28 May 2020

What skills does a social worker need?

Social Workers focus on providing the necessary support to enable vulnerable people to retain independence and quality of life.Life experiences, illness and injury, can make it more challenging for us to undertake everyday tasks. The right care and support improve the chances of turning the situation around and live life to the full. Have you got what it takes to make a difference?Social Work dema...

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From the Sports and Sport Rehabilitation courses at the University of Bolton, students can monitor athletic training schemes and programmes

28 May 2020

Why you should train for a career in Sport?

Millions dream of becoming a Premier League football player or an Olympic athlete. Only a small percentage will reach that potential; but, if sports are your passion, how can you make it your career?England Striker Harry Kane creates magic on the pitch, Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith delivers a strong track performance, and swimmer Adam Peaty beats off competition in the pool. These athletes deliver wi...

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28 May 2020

Why your warm-up and cool-down are the essential parts of your workout

Our bodies are designed to move, and regular exercise helps us to be fit and healthy, but how can you boost your performance and reduce the risk of injury?The answer is to allow time for a warm-up before exercising and to cool down after the workout. Let’s face it, we have all skipped this part of the process and may have experienced no noticeable adverse effects, so why bother?Warming up the body...

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University of Bolton Construction

27 May 2020

Want to work in the construction field?

With the continued development of towns and cities across the UK, the country is in high demand for qualified professionals across all construction disciplines. If you have ambitions of working in this area as a professional, then the University of Bolton’s HNC Construction and Surveying course is your gateway to employment in this field.The University of Bolton offers a variety of Construction co...

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27 May 2020

Which internet browser should you use to protect your personal information?

Most people have a favourite browser they gravitate towards when surfing the net. It can be tricky to break out of your comfort zone and not realise there are better options out there to suit your browsing habits. For example, did you know that not all browsers handle your data optimally, and few are developed with privacy and security as a primary focus?Check out our browser guide below so you ca...

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27 May 2020

The phenomenal rise of Zumba

Keeping fit is essential for a healthy, active life, but it takes considerable motivation to engage in exercise regimes regularly. How can we get everybody moving?Launched at the turn of the century, Zumba had instant appeal. Upbeat global rhythms provided the backing track to choreographed dance routines and classes were fun. With high and low impact options, Zumba was accessible to children and ...

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dental

27 May 2020

What does a Dental Technician do?

If you’re fascinated by the world of dentistry but the thought of delving into someone’s mouth and finding bits of food doesn’t appeal to you, then becoming a Dental Technician could be your ideal career move.A Dental Technician’s role is to be the branch of dentistry that manufactures dental prosthetics. This can range from implants, bridges, crowns, dentures and even veneers. When a dentist or d...

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childhood

27 May 2020

Why going to a nursery is vital for a child’s development

A positive and stable home life, coupled with a stimulating nursery environment, provides children the best start in life.Decades of research has shown that the care, education and support that a child receives in the first few years of life has a significant impact on their wellbeing. When given opportunities to explore and interact through play, children will develop motor skills, speech and lan...

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What can I do with an education and teacher training degree

27 May 2020

Want to specialise in teaching? Then we have the course for you!

The impression a teacher makes in their classroom can significantly influence the next generation. This is why at the University of Bolton; we aim to inspire and nurture our Education and Teacher Training students the moment they join.Our Education courses are committed to maintaining small class sizes, with each student receiving additional guidance from their personal tutor. These factors enable...

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SEO

27 May 2020

Why SEO is an important part of your copywriting remit

Many people who study creative writing go on to work for Advertising and Marketing agencies. These types of careers bring a lot of variety and collaboration across brands and people which is why they’re so popular. Yet, for the last couple of decades, Search Engine Optimisation keeps popping up into conversation.SEO, in short, means a website is optimised to perform as best as it can for search en...

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27 May 2020

Why you should pick our foundation year Law course

Obtaining a position on a Law degree course can be difficult, not only are there entry requirements to meet, but you also need to be ready for the high commitment levels it requires. One of the best ways to get onto a Law degree is by completing a foundation year in the subject first.If you aspire to have a successful career in the legal profession, the University of Bolton’s LLB (Hons) Law with F...

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27 May 2020

The University of Bolton’s partnership with Backstage Academy

The University of Bolton feels strongly that all students should have the chance to graduate and go straight into a career with the right skill set and knowledge. This means giving the students industry-standard equipment and opportunities to experience the workplace.The University of Bolton has been in partnership with the Backstage Academy for nine years, providing courses such as Live Events Pr...

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community

27 May 2020

What careers involve working with and helping the community

There are many ways to get involved in your community, from volunteering an hour a week to a full-blown career navigating the ins and outs of local society. For many people who study the Community Development and Youth Work courses at the University of Bolton, they go on to focus on areas such as should, community centres, charities, housing associations, outdoor centres and residential settings s...

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27 May 2020

The Guardian University Guide rates Media & Photography at the University of Bol...

Our Film Production and Photography course at the University of Bolton is ranked 3rd in the North West for Teaching Satisfaction by The Guardian University Guide 2020.All staff on the course are industry professionals who are passing on their knowledge and experiences to a new generation.Media ProductionThe University of Bolton offers several Media related courses, all which focus on building a pe...

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Building on the success of our Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE), our brand new £13 million NCME development is designed to house the next step in the evolution of motorsport education in the UK.

27 May 2020

Why you should study Motorsport and Automotive Engineering at the University of ...

Deciding which University to attend is a big decision, one that should not be taken lightly, which is why you should try and get to know as much as you can about a course before applying. The University of Bolton has made it easy for you by discussing the ‘ins and outs’ of our Motorsport and Automotive Engineers courses in one place.Our £13 million purpose-built National Centre for Motorsport Engi...

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motorsport

27 May 2020

Women in Motor Racing

Motor racing has been a male-dominated industry since it began. Fast cars, danger in every turn and of course, getting filthy in the pit always attracted males to the sector, but women still lurked in the wings waiting for their opportunities. Even though women still make up a minority in motorsport, females in this decade make up a higher proportion than ever before whether driving or as part of ...

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What can I do with a Nursing degree

27 May 2020

Make a difference by choosing to study midwifery or nursing

The NHS faces a crisis as it attempts to recruit enough nurses and midwives to keep up with the needs of a growing society. With the demand for these roles higher than ever, the University of Bolton provides courses and programmes that respond directly to the requirements of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF). This means our students are taught everything they need to know to work in an ...

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27 May 2020

Want a career working and caring for children?

If you enjoy caring for children and young people, a career as a Children's Nurse could be the perfect role for you. Also known as a paediatric nurse, this role allows you to be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team of professional and medical staff which includes doctors, health visitors, healthcare assistants, hospital play staff, social workers and psychologists. There is a shortage of qual...

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Law Student University of Bolton

27 May 2020

What a career in Law looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will take a closer look at the legal world and how you and your career aspirations can fit into it....

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26 May 2020

What is ghostwriting?

Our English and Creative Writing degrees can lead to a broad range of careers. One option is ghostwriting. What are the pros and cons of following this path?Ghostwriters are hired to prepare novels, autobiographies, business books, speeches and blogs. Taking the outline of an idea, they write to fulfil the brief. The credit for this work is given to another; the named ‘author’, the industry expert...

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fashion and textiles

26 May 2020

Study in the UK’s historic home of textile innovation

Bolton has a long and historical relationship with the textile industry that stretches back 650 years. Formerly one of the largest and most productive cotton spinning centres in the world, Bolton is still the home of textile innovation today, with the University of Bolton’s courses in Fashion and Textiles receiving international attention.At the University of Bolton, our students are regularly in ...

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26 May 2020

The four main areas of visual effects

Being able to convey a storyline, or a message has always been important in creating a good film or TV series, but now with HD and 4K screens, people aren’t just looking for a tale to be told. There is a growing emphasis on quality, creating incredible visual effects that transform and unimaginable scenario into reality for the viewer.Visual effects have a dramatic influence on the success of a fi...

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26 May 2020

The thriving gaming industry and you

Video games have played a huge part in society for decades. The ‘gamer’ stereotype previously belonged to a few, but as the industry has developed, so has its audience.Now, it is estimated that 2.2 billion people play video games, nearly a third of the planet’s population. The industry is enormous. It’s worth billions of dollars and generated over $130 billion in 2018.The rise of esports leagues a...

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graphic design

26 May 2020

What is the Adobe Suite, and why is it important to graphic designers?

There are many skills a Graphic Designer will need when they step into the industry. The first is the ability to put pen to paper.Tapping into your imagination, having an eye for what looks good and being able to convey your ideas successfully is essential. The industry will struggle to accept a Graphic Designer who isn’t creative in imagination and action.However, one of the most sought-after ski...

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social care

26 May 2020

How student internships help the health and social care sector

During many University degrees, students will undertake some type of placement or internship. From nursing to graphic design, students will be crawling through the internet in search of opportunities to practise their skills.Students in the Health and Social Care industry are one of these groups who spend a lot of their term-time off-campus working in local communities. Our course at the Universit...

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Law Books

26 May 2020

Law degree entry requirements you will require

A Law degree can provide you with the essential skills needed to be a successful lawyer, but also a successful producer, politician, manager, journalist, diplomat or police officer. A Law degree equips you for almost any profession that requires intellectual strength combined with a practical approach to the world.At the University of Bolton, our experienced team will guide you as you explore the ...

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festial

26 May 2020

The impact that festival season has on the UK

Potential and current students, even graduates, all recognise the importance of festival season. The build-up to the summer months that host events up and down the country, big and small; the feeling of being outside and partying with the best music the world has to offer, never fades. To success in the industry, there are a few things you’ll need to know about ‘festival season’ and one of them, a...

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A student using a CNC machine in a mechanical engineering laboratory

26 May 2020

Women in Engineering

‘Pink and ‘blue’ jobs are being discussed more frequently in society in a bid to close gender gaps in a variety of industries. Engineering is a sector that is pulling away from a male-dominated environment and is crying out for female engineers.According to Engineering UK 2018, only 12.37% of all engineers in the UK are women. There is a clear gap in the industry, but can we resolve this? Between ...

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media

26 May 2020

Putting Media and Photography in focus

The world of digital has been expanding and taking over many aspects of society for a while. Broadcast, outdoor and online media has all managed to cope with this adjustment. Large billboards for out of home media have become interactive, digital and adaptable in their environment rather than remaining static. Broadcast media has developed so that listeners can watch on-demand or listen as they go...

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Media Actors Crew

18 May 2020

Is print media dying?

The world of digital has been expanding and taking over many aspects of society for a while. Broadcast, outdoor and online media has all managed to cope with this adjustment. Large billboards for out of home media have become interactive, digital and adaptable in their environment rather than remaining static. Broadcast media has developed so that listeners can watch on-demand or listen as they go...

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18 May 2020

How sustainable is eco-fashion?

The above garments were made by BA(Hons) Fashion 2nd years as part of a project around sustainability and all fabrics remnant stock fabric donated by Cookson & Clegg a clothing manufacture factory based in Blackburn.Eco-fashion is a word used to describe clothing and other products that are produced using methods that do not cause harm to the environment. Using recycled materials for manufacturing...

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18 May 2020

Doris Self: The world’s oldest video Game Champion

When we think of video games, we imagine a bunch of teenagers playing their console from the moment they get home from school before they're inevitably called down for dinner. Yet, the world of gaming stretches far beyond the younger generation, with people of all ages playing video games; in fact, it is estimated that over 2 billion people play video games.Although, what might be even more shocki...

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18 May 2020

Typefaces hold more power than you think

The words we choose and how we put them out into the world can have an enormous impact, and the typography used to express this text is no exception on its target audiences. Typography holds a tremendous amount of power due to the way audiences perceive and process the information as it’s presented, affecting the way that people read.It might be something you have never considered before, but gett...

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18 May 2020

The career options in Live Events

The live events industry is vast, with so much going on, from international festivals to local conferences, there is so much to get involved with. For every person that stands on a stage, there is a vast team behind them supporting the performance with sound, lighting, technical and organisational services.Types of career available from our coursesBA (Hons) Live Visual Design and ProductionThis co...

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A student using a CNC machine in a mechanical engineering laboratory

18 May 2020

What career paths are there for Mechanical Engineers

Engineering is a broad professional landscape, Mechanical Engineering is just one of those, and within it, there are multiple areas of interest for every graduate. Throughout your studies, you will learn, through various modules, the different roles and stages within this title, but more importantly, it will show you the potential areas you can build a career. Here we will take a look at some of t...

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14 May 2020

Why prison officers are so inspirational

The media is often discussing news stories surrounding crime, the good, the bad and of course, the ugly, but there are still plenty of stories that are not told. Many crime cases are reported when the crime happens, when a verdict is reach in court, but then things go quiet. For prison officers, this is the when their expertise comes to the fore, and they become part of the solution.Working in a p...

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14 May 2020

What a career in Crime and Criminal Justice looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task at the outset. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially the career you want to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.In this blog, we will look at one of the many careers you can have after you graduate with a Crime and Cr...

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14 May 2020

What can I do with a Crime and Criminal Justice degree?

The crime and criminal justice sector are full of exciting and interesting work. Helping make the world a better place, whether that means investigating live cases or improve the lives of previously convicted criminals, there are plenty of career paths you can go onto after graduation. Here are just some of the companies you could find yourself working for:Police Prison and Probation Service Briti...

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07 May 2020

The rapid increase of dental issues for young people in the UK

Did you know that tooth decay is the most common oral issue that affects young people in England? It is also highly preventable. Although oral health treatment and education is improving throughout England, the oral health survey of children from the ages of 0-5 years, noted in 2019, that 9 out of 10 tooth removals in the UK were caused by preventable tooth decay. So, what can be done about this?W...

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07 May 2020

Is childhood obesity rising in England?

For many years, obesity has been a hot topic as the nation strives for each member of the public to have better physical and mental health. One sector of this which has always struggled is childhood obesity.With most children in nurseries, daycare or schooling facilities regularly, there has never been a more critical time for early years professionals to get on board with tackling this issue.How ...

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07 May 2020

No teaching experience is needed to teach the trade you love!

It is often said that tradesmen and women are the backbones of our great country. From plumbers to hairdressers, carpenters to electricians, all trades are vital to each community; without them, there would be little growth.Which is why it is so important that people learn these trades each year, for every bricklayer that retires he will need someone to replace him, especially with the latest gove...

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07 May 2020

The power of the written word

There’s something quite incredible about the written word. The limit of 26 letters seems quite restrictive, but the combinations you can produce have the opportunity to create a world of fantasy, emotion, love and despair, the only limit is your imagination. Words also have the ability to allow people to express their emotions in ways they had never thought of with freedom and fluidity; it is one ...

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07 May 2020

How artificial intelligence is weaving its way into the world of fashion and tex...

Bolton has been at the centre of innovation in the textile industry for centuries, dating back to the industrial revolution when Boltonian Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule for the cotton industry in 1779. Since then, the world of Fashion and Textiles has dramatically changed, and technology has played an enormous part in this. Online shopping has had to become a focus for many retailers ...

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07 May 2020

The benefit of working closely with industries

Studying for a degree can seem like a tall order, with plenty to revise, learn and recite some students start to ask how this knowledge will help them after they graduate. But at the University of Bolton, our students are equipped with more than knowledge to repeat in interviews. We also provide students with industry connections and work placements in order to prepare them for the working world.B...

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07 May 2020

Have you got a flair for Graphic Design?

To stand out from the competition, brands need to create a memorable visual impact. With an artistic eye and fresh thinking, could you develop the graphic design skills to deliver their brief?Graphic design covers branding, advertising, website design and publications. It is the art of combining images, text and design to deliver a memorable message. As the human brain can process visual informati...

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If you’re looking to study a rewarding subject, where you can make a big difference in people’s lives, study a Social Work degree at the University of Bolton.

07 May 2020

Health and Social Care degrees benefit you and the lives of others

A career in Health and Social Care is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity to make a real difference to some of the most vulnerable people and communities in society.The rewards for such a selfless career are incredible. There’s no better feeling than putting a smile on someone else’s face or receiving a ‘thank you’ for helping out with simple tasks.Those who already work in the sector will t...

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07 May 2020

Equality before the law

For over a century, there has been a fight to see every individual equal in the eyes of the Law. Throughout the 21st century, women and ethnic minorities have fought for their right to equal opportunities within society, but change only began once women were allowed to practice law; or rather study it and then go into teaching law.Ruth Bader Ginsberg was not the first to pioneer equality, but she ...

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07 May 2020

Passionate about music and festivals?

The events industry in the UK has seen rapid growth over the last ten years, with this thriving sector estimated to be worth £42.3bn, according to the 2018 Pulse Report. But with such rapid growth comes the demand for skilled individuals, making it the perfect industry to study for.When you study in a growing industry, you instantly maximise your chances of obtaining a job after you graduate. With...

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05 May 2020

What is the Association of Illustrators World Illustration Awards all about?

Every year, the Association of Illustrators (AOI) host the World Illustration Awards (WIA) which celebrates students, recent graduates and working professionals from the industry. The awards have been running for 45 years and have been a great platform for illustrators to launch their career as well as boost their profile.With WIA2020 open for entries, thousands of illustrators are sending work to...

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05 May 2020

What jobs can you get with a Sports Rehabilitation Degree?

Studying a sport-related degree is far more detailed and fascinating than most people realise. Sport rehabilitators, athletic trainers and physical therapists are instrumental in helping athletes prevent, treat, and recover from injuries.  Sport rehabilitators help people that suffer from pain, injury or illness involving the musculoskeletal system. They also help people of all ages to maintain th...

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05 May 2020

Why employers are seeking Art and Design graduates

When it comes to graduating from University, one of the biggest tasks is securing employment in your chosen field. For creative students, this task can seem daunting as the job title ‘Artist who likes to use clay’ doesn’t quite exist.But what many Art and Design graduates don’t realise is that they’re some of the most employable people in the job market. A creative skill is not a standalone attrib...

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05 May 2020

Shaping a Career in Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Your first question might well be ‘What is Biomedical Engineering?’ In summary, it is the advancement of medical technology, insight and application to improve healthcare and rehabilitation.Being able to live a long and healthy life is dependent on more than nutritional diets and exercise. We rely on biomedical engineers to develop new solutions that prevent illness, enhance the accuracy of diagno...

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05 May 2020

Where will my Business Management degree take me?

The world of business is vast, from small start-up companies to huge conglomerates, there are so many varieties of business, and as such, plenty of ways to build a career in the sector.By studying a Business Management degree at the University of Bolton you will gain all the essential skills for a great foundation, but then have the option to advance onto a chosen pathway and develop skills in spe...

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05 May 2020

Which Biomedical Science career is right for you?

Going to the doctors and giving a sample is a common task, you wait a couple of weeks, and you get your results back. On the face of it, the doctor is the only person involved, what most patients don’t realise is that the true heroes are the biomedical scientists in the background.Your sample is sent to the relevant department ready for testing in order to diagnose any of your illnesses. As a Clin...

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05 May 2020

The three P’s to identifying high risk crime to youths

The rise in youth crime has become a hot topic of conversation throughout communities and society. The national crisis extends from knife crime to drug trafficking and gangs. Plenty has been said on the subject from government officials and local MPs, all desperately searching for a way to resolve this issue.However, to solve an issue, the first step is to recognise how it has come to fruition, wh...

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05 May 2020

Mac vs PC: The computing debate

Any avid computer user will know that there are really only two options for computing use, the PC or a Mac. The debate has continued for years, with each side of the argument passionate about their choice of computer and prepared to defend it in a verbal battle. In this blog, we will talk about the highlights each computer type holds.SecuritySecurity is becoming an issue in our society today, with...

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University of Bolton Construction

05 May 2020

Unconventional homes around the world

In the UK, bricks and mortar are standard materials to build a home, yet there are many other options for construction teams to work with.Kevin McCloud has bought many less conventional builds to our television screens with Channel 4’s Grand Designs. We’ve seen reinforced steel and state-of-the-art technology alongside straw bales with sandbag cladding; there have been homes shaped from concrete-f...

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05 May 2020

The dancing world of ‘Strictly’ and you

Strictly Come Dancing has become an icon within British television, with the Guinness Book of Records recently declaring it to be the world’s most successful reality TV format. The format has been exported to over 40 other countries, licensed by BBC Worldwide, and led to a modern dance-themed spin-off Strictly Dance Fever and Dancing with the Stars.In Sweden, the spin-off show Just Dance peaked at...

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Building on the success of our Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE), our brand new £13 million NCME development is designed to house the next step in the evolution of motorsport education in the UK.

04 May 2020

Should Motorsport go electric?

The global warming crisis has been hitting the headlines across the world for several years. Greta Thunberg’s cry for a better world has been heard, and more people than ever are listening.The production of electric cars increased by 66% in 2019 from the previous year. Governments across the world are also announcing plans to remove diesel engines from the road and focus on other energy sources. B...

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04 May 2020

Help a child find their identity through literature

The importance of diversity in children’s literature is essential in relation to their emotional and personal development. While there are few arguments against the importance of childhood learning through reading; diversity within gender, ability, race and family dynamics, are still acknowledged as topics under-represented in the world of children’s literature. In an article by scholastic publish...

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04 May 2020

How can you get into teaching overseas?

Some professions open up the doors to opportunities in destinations far and wide; teaching is one of them.Many people decide to get into teaching for the opportunity to make a difference, they want to have a positive impact on people’s lives. They may have been inspired and encouraged by a teacher that saw their potential, and now there is no stopping them.The desire to improve lives through learn...

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04 May 2020

Special Effects for Film and Television course highlights

Visual Effects & Special Effects for films are powerful storytelling tools that help us create more engaging stories in our video productions. Our highly practical Special Effects for Film and TV degree explores a wide range of specialist skills for the creation of physical and digital effects for film and TV. With fantastic facilities and industry-experienced staff, we’re dedicated to preparing y...

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04 May 2020

Are you passionate about Games?

The world of Games and Special Effects is growing, as more consoles are released each year more people turn to games to fulfil their down-time. So much so, that nearly a third of the planet’s population now play video games. We know that this industry is in search of talented individuals to help keep up with demand, but here is why the University of Bolton is an excellent choice for your studies.B...

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Social work courses at the University of Bolton combine theory, with placements and ongoing skills development, so that you graduate as a confident and experienced professional, ready to take on your dream career.

04 May 2020

Create tailored learning experiences for your Health and Social apprentices

The University of Bolton’s Higher Apprenticeship programme in Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner) combines both on and off-the-job learning and development, tailored to the needs of your workplace.Our flexible programme works with employers to devise individual learning agreements and job descriptions for each apprentice. They fulfil the core and essential criteria of the Higher Appren...

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04 May 2020

The fascinating world of nanotechnology in Mechanical Engineering

Nanotechnology is a term used to describe the dimensions and tolerances of atoms and molecules less than 100 nanometres. It is an interface technology that includes many different sciences and applications. Nanotechnology is showing signs of becoming economically beneficial in the future. Developments and popularity of smart household appliances and the streamlining of the manufacturing of many go...

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04 May 2020

How Shakespeare is still shaping theatre today

William Shakespeare is still famous hundreds of years after producing his work. From his playwrights and theatre productions to his influence on language and literature. It wouldn't be going too far to say that Shakespeare has profoundly influenced modern-day dialogue and the expectation of how audiences should react to different kinds of entertainment.Shakespeare's first plays changed the world o...

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04 May 2020

Develop an in-depth understanding of Psychology

Psychology is the study of human behaviour, helping us understand how the body and mind work together. There have been thousands of studies and research methods used to try and understand human behaviour better; one of the most talked-about topics is mental health and how Psychology efforts can help to improve these.The University of Bolton’s Psychology with Foundation Year Degree offers you the c...

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04 May 2020

Why are knees such a problem area for female athletes?

It is natural for athletes to receive injuries from time-to-time, either doing too much over a period of time or not enough to protect their body from exhaustion. Yet, for some athletes, these injuries repeat over-and-over, until eventually, they stop being active. Tennis players and golfers often get ‘tennis’ or ‘golfers’ elbow; footballers often have calf or hamstring injuries. Most of these inj...

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01 May 2020

Fashion and textiles How UK textile factories are helping the NHS

International trade has allowed nations access to millions of products over the years, but the only problem is that during the lockdown, many countries have closed their borders and deliveries have become delayed.This has caused issues for several businesses up and down the country, including our beloved NHS. Only recently there was an enormous delay from a shipment abroad that contained thousands...

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01 May 2020

Has coronavirus changed the perceptions of working from home?

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on society in so many ways, but the lockdown has brought a whole new meaning to everyday life. Getting up early and commuting to work is no longer the norm for most working people. Simply throwing on some slippers and heading downstairs to a laptop is the new ‘normal’.For many years, working from home was labelled as unproductive, difficult...

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University of Bolton English and Creative Writing Blog

01 May 2020

English Creative Writing Why now is the best time to release your blog content

The blank and empty page has haunted many writers for many years, and for those who do not fear it, the next hurdle to overcome is the courage to publish your work. During the lockdown, many people have used blogging as a way to get their ideas out there, but now more than ever, is the time to start sharing it.Why should I share my blog now?As millions of people are in lockdown, restricted to thei...

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01 May 2020

Health and Social Care The health and social care workers behind the scenes keep...

Keyworkers across the country are fighting hard to keep those suffering from coronavirus safe, but many of those working on the front line aren’t in hospitals. For most of the country, there is only a small portion of people who are working in intensive care units looking after those who are the sickest.Across the country, there are thousands of people giving care to those who are not in hospitals...

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01 May 2020

Dental Technology Understanding the six Dental Technology specialisms

Lockdown is in full swing, people are finding new hobbies, and for those who are starting to build a future, deciding which career to embark upon is the next stage. For those who are interested in the dental sector, researching is essential to understanding what role is right for you, whether this is through readings blogs or attending one of the Open Days at the University of Bolton.In this blog,...

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01 May 2020

Electrical and electronic engineering New 3D printed products that are helping t...

Any electrical and electronic engineer will tell you how vital their 3D printer is for their work. It is one of the go-to pieces of equipment in their role, that even during the lockdown, is still working to fulfill the needs of the nation.As 3D printers are becoming more affordable and readily available, engineers are using their trusted piece of equipment at home to help overcome current issues ...

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University of Bolton Construction

01 May 2020

Why it is important for construction sites to continue work during coronavirus

Many keyworkers are keeping the country moving and helping those in need by providing essential services during the coronavirus pandemic. Construction is one of the industries which, although it has slowed down, has not stopped completely because the work being done is essential to preserve the economy.In a time when the economy is taking a huge hit, it is imperative that work continues where it c...

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University of Bolton Computing

01 May 2020

Computing Software that has seen dramatic increase in popularity

As the nations ability to see friends and family is limited, people have started to rely more on technology to help them communicate with those they love. It’s nothing new for software engineers as these creations have been around for many years, but some apps are seeing a massive increase in users.To create an incredible piece of software, it’s important that you already know what is working in t...

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University of Bolton Film FX Blog

01 May 2020

The best special effects movies to watch during isolation

It would be an understatement to suggest that many people in the country currently have a lot of time on their hands. While plenty struggle to find ways to fill their time, others are starting new hobbies or working on bettering themselves. For our Film FX students, watching films and admiring incredible forms of special effects is a great way to spend time and become inspired. Here are some of th...

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University of Bolton Community Blog

01 May 2020

Community development How community spirit has lifted the nation in recent times

The national lockdown of movement has had people restricted to their homes and the small areas surrounding it. Driving to the park to walk your dog is no longer allowed, cyclists cannot spend their Sundays on the country roads, and yet, community spirit is higher than ever. People have been forced out of their usual friendship circles and social activities, and to communicate with those nearby. I...

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01 May 2020

Civil Engineering The incredible effort to construct Nightingale Hospital as the...

The country is in a state of emergency. For the first time in history, people from all over the world are working together to try and overcome the coronavirus crisis and save lives. In the UK, the focus has been on trying to help our beloved NHS function as best as it possibly can.The strain that the virus has been posing meant the nation was sent into lockdown to delay the number of people requir...

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University of Bolton Biomedical blog

01 May 2020

What are biomedical engineers doing to help the coronavirus crisis?

When a pandemic arises, certain roles have to put their workload into overdrive to cope with the situation, but also find solutions to additional issues. The nation pulls together in a heroic effort to try and comfort one another and help others through difficult times.One area which is in high demand is biomedical engineering. Throughout the year, biomedical engineers create ways to combine biolo...

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01 May 2020

Art & Design and Fine Art Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today

Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today As an artist, being inspired is one of the most important things. Inspiration can help you create masterpieces, attempt new creations and learn new skills. During the lockdown, it can be challenging to get your fulfilment of inspiration, especially as all the legendary artists have their work hanging on gallery walls.Staring at the same walls ...

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01 May 2020

Animation and Illustration Why you should be using Social Media to promote your ...

Why you should be using Social Media to promote your digital art nowIt’s fair to say that now more than ever, people are desperately in search of a hobby to occupy their time. Many are using their one hour of outdoor exercise to take up running or cycling, but many, are using this time to get creative and share their incredible portfolios online.What is digital art?Swap out the canvas and paint, a...

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01 May 2020

Animation and Illustration | Why you should be using Social Media to promote you...

Why you should be using Social Media to promote your digital art nowIt’s fair to say that now more than ever, people are desperately in search of a hobby to occupy their time. Many are using their one hour of outdoor exercise to take up running or cycling, but many, are using this time to get creative and share their incredible portfolios online.What is digital art?Swap out the canvas and paint, a...

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30 April 2020

The illustrator behind the Paris 2024 Olympic Logo

For the first time in Olympic history, the abled body and disabled events will share the same logo. But after the reveal of the highly anticipated logo for the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics and Paralympics, some people may not be happy about that.The design depicts a female face combined with the iconic Olympic gold medal and torch. The committee for the logo faced a wave of negative backlash, so it ...

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From the University of Bolton School of the Arts, student working on a ceramic model

30 April 2020

The University of Bolton: One of the finest Fine Art degree’s around

Our Art courses have been ranked in the North West’s top five for Course Satisfaction by The Guardian University Guide 2020, but we’re not too surprised and here’s why. One of the most significant benefits of our courses is that we offer a lower number of students per member of our academic teaching staff. This ensures our students develop a closer relationship with their lecturers and feel suppor...

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30 April 2020

How you can help change the lives of disabled people with engineering

By the end of the First World War, there were over 41,000 amputees reported.  Prosthetic limbs have existed for centuries, with recordings of prosthetics dating back to the Fifth Egyptian Dynasty between the 25th and 24th century BC. However, before the First World War, there was little discussion, effort, or need for such devices. The sudden need for prosthetics after the war meant that medical s...

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30 April 2020

What are the graduate prospects for Biomedical Scientist students?

As new drugs and treatments are developed, the demand for Biomedical Scientists is increasing. The world of biomedical science offers both a wide variety of roles and excellent rates of pay.Medical biology careers span the spectrum of medical sciences. Since the subject area is so broad, the available career options are similarly vast. Whether your focus is on disease diagnosis and treatment or de...

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30 April 2020

‘On-road’ support workers are vital in preventing violence among young people

Youth crime is becoming more prevalent in our community; the number of primary school children in pupil referral units in England has more than doubled since 2011. With the cuts to schools and youth services, the younger generation is in search of stimulation and sadly, crime is one of the first options they stumble upon.The national crisis is affecting communities across the country, and youth wo...

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From the University of Bolton Creative Technologies Department, by studying our computing degree courses at the University of Bolton, you will be able to develop all the skills needed to pursue a career

30 April 2020

Iconic software applications to aspire to

Computing students should realise that creating software is one of the most valuable skills you can have to enhance your career. For decades, various software has shaped computer experiences, from writing a document on Microsoft Word to sharing our status on Facebook through Linus. Let’s take a look at some of the most impactful software’s in today’s society; they should inspire the development of...

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30 April 2020

Take advantage of the lack of construction professionals

Forecasts indicate a shortfall in qualified built environment professionals, so choosing a course in this sector represents an excellent career decision. Built environment professionals include areas such as:Spatial Design; including architects, urban designers and landscapers Engineering; including structural engineers and build services engineers Surveying; including land surveyors, quantity sur...

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30 April 2020

How the Nutcracker became a Christmas classic

Each year in and around December, ballet companies all over the world present their take on Peter Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet: The Nutcracker. But how did Tchaikovsky’s ballet become a staple of the festive season?Nutcracker dolls are a traditional festive gift which is exchanged in Germany; this dates back to the 15th century. Their origin myth tells the tale of a lonely but wealthy German farme...

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30 April 2020

The future of Dentistry

Dentistry is a field continually developing to suits patient needs better. Through digital advancements, bio-printing and innovative prevention techniques, the future of dentistry is continuously evolving.In the USA, the ongoing development of diagnostic tools will soon allow patients to avoid exposure to harmful radiation from X-rays. The invention of an electric toothbrush sized scanner which us...

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29 April 2020

Event professionals spill the beans…

If you like plenty of variety in your job, then a career in the events industry is for you.Here are some words from event professionals on why they love working in events and offering their insight into the most dynamic areas of the role.Paola Feregrino, Marketing Manager at Wahaca“I love working in events because that is when you can really see the impact your marketing campaign has had before th...

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29 April 2020

Mechanical Engineering ranks first in the North West for teaching quality

The University of Bolton has a rich history in engineering, having evolved from the Bolton Mechanics’ Institute which was founded in 1825. With a renowned reputation for excellence in Mechanical Engineering, being recognised and accredited by key professional institutions, it comes as no surprise that the engineering courses at the University are so well respected. Our Mechanical Engineering cours...

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29 April 2020

Career prospects for Media and Photography students

There is nothing more rewarding than finding a career path which you are passionate about. Going to work every day wearing a big smile on your face is a dream many people have, but so few turn it into a reality. It is so important to pursue your interests in education so that you can enjoy subjects and modules, and discover new interests. A subject area which many students find a genuine passion f...

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From the University of Bolton Performing Arts department, the Queens Theatre Seating

29 April 2020

Combining academic study with professional theatre practice

The saying goes ‘practice makes perfect’, but one of the most significant issues when studying is getting enough practise to make you industry-ready upon graduation. At the University of Bolton, our Theatre courses combine academic study with the heavy influence of industry knowledge and practice so that you can leave education with a degree and a working skillset.Our Theatre & Performance courses...

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29 April 2020

Ready for a career working with sportsmen and women?

For many people, the athletes of our society are people to aspire to. Cheering for them, supporting the team they play for or following them on social media, there are many ways to get involved with sporting events.One way to get up close to all the action is by working alongside these incredible athletes. You may all know about David Beckham, but he’ll tell you about the sports rehabilitation cli...

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29 April 2020

Bring ideas to life; study Animation and Illustration at the University of Bolto...

Art used to be about sketching still-life arrangements and painting landscapes and portraits. While fine art still exists, technology has enabled creative imaginations to be brought to life. Over the last few decades Animation and Illustration has advanced dramatically, take a look at The Simpsons for example, in 1990 everything was in 2D, but you only have to take a look at recent episodes to see...

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29 April 2020

Get inspired by influential modern-day artists

Success in the art world is determined by the ability to use visual media to represent the moment, to challenge expectations and to create a defining style.The great art movements of the past have all rejected established styles and accepted themes. Prints of post-impressionist or pop artists may adorn many homes today, but at the time of their creation, the artistic ability was called into questi...

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29 April 2020

Legendary Business Tycoons to aspire to

You might be familiar with some of the greatest names in business, Richard Branson, Lord Alan Sugar and Bill Gates for a start. All these household names have a great head for running companies and making money, but more importantly, they’re all successful and had to start somewhere. Let’s take a look at their journey’s in the sector.Richard BransonMany people refer to Branson as one of the greats...

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Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

29 April 2020

Life-changing discoveries made by Biomedical Scientists

Our understanding of the human body is always evolving; informed by new research and scientific development. In-line with this, technological advances are extending the realms of possibility.Anti-microbial resistance, the epidemic spread of viruses and chronic respiratory diseases caused by air pollution are some of the most significant global health risks. Biomedical Scientists are working on via...

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28 April 2020

4 classic paintings all artists should take influence from

Despite the vast number of paintings across the world, only a small number are universally recognised and classified as classics. These paintings are familiar to people of all ages and cultures, and represent some of the most significant art pieces ever created. For anybody seeking a career in the world of fine art, they should get extra familiar with these paintings and their backstories to gain ...

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3dorgan

28 April 2020

3D Organ Printing

After being able to successfully 3D Bioprint onto bone and skin, the goal of developing functioning organs such as livers, kidneys, or hearts, is becoming a reality. 2020 looks to be the year biomedical engineers finally solve the increasing demand for organ transplants.Bioprinting has come a long way over the last decade. The idea of printing human organs began in 1983 when Charles Hull invented ...

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28 April 2020

Our industry-focussed Logistics degree

Logistics have enabled large companies and small businesses to work together for years. They help to make the process in the supply chain easier to navigate, which inevitably saves time and money for all involved.Due to globalisation and technology, organisations have had to adapt the way they work, and the demand for logistics professionals is higher than ever. Now the UK has left the EU, trade d...

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From the University of Bolton Nursing Department, a student nurse working in a Clinical Simulation Suite (CSS)

28 April 2020

Blood test could catch Alzheimer’s before symptoms are even present

A simple blood test could be all it takes to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, before symptoms are even present, according to a new study in the USA.Alzheimer's disease is a major cause of dementia that destroys brain cells and tissue. As the brain damage spreads, it leads to symptoms such as confusion, memory loss, and diminishing the capacity to function. Eventually, th...

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From the University of Bolton Creative Technologies Department, stylised image of cyber security

28 April 2020

Cyber risks are on the increase

Cyber hacking has become a common threat, from big-time companies having their customer financial information stolen to people’s social media accounts being hacked. The cybercrime industry hit £1.5 trillion in profits in 2018, according to a study commissioned by virtualisation-based security specialists Bromium.As most businesses have a website, they are instantly posed with the threat of their d...

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28 April 2020

Dance crazes through the decade

In the world of dance, knowing the latest moves is just important as the classics; it allows dancers to be creative, imaginative and current. Some dance moves will always remain in a dancer’s repertoire such as the Charleston and Lindy hop, but will the latest trends make a lasting impact also?The Nae NaeSilento’s ‘Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)’ became a global hit in 2015. It wasn’t just dance fans who...

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Study English & creative writing at the University of Bolton, a top 5 UK university. Our students go on to work in TV, write novels, poetry and show plays.

28 April 2020

Study English and Creative Writing at the University of Bolton

A degree in English is the study into how the world is represented and interpreted through the literary gaze. Through acts of reading, writing, analysing and critiquing, we encourage students to take a more critical and creative look at how we use the English language to communicate our ideas.Our unique English and Creative Writing degree will allow you to deepen your intellectual knowledge of lit...

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28 April 2020

Graduate with career-ready skills in Fashion and Textiles

Bolton has a rich and lengthy history when it comes to the textile industry. During the industrial revolution, Bolton became one of the largest producers of cotton in the world and since then progress has been colossal.Given Bolton’s extensive history as a hub of textile production, it’s hardly surprising that our courses in Fashion and Textiles place a strong emphasis on industry knowledge. This ...

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28 April 2020

Can robots solve the social care crisis?

It is predicted that 700,000 additional care workers will be needed in the UK over the next ten years. Could robots play a part in meeting this demand?Over the past decade, services which focused on preventative measures and generic care provisions have been cut. Social workers and care providers now have to prioritise cases and focus on those with the greatest need. With apparent gaps in provisio...

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28 April 2020

Changing the law; landmark court cases

The law is designed to serve justice, but it is not set in stone and can change. Landmark court cases are those which challenge expected outcomes and lead to changes in legislation.One landmark court case was the Belmarsh decision in 2004. In a battle between national security or civil liberties, either outcome would have far-reaching implications. In this case, the right to indefinitely detain te...

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28 April 2020

A growing population and your role within it

Year-on-year since 1982 the UK population has been growing, something which goes unnoticed in most areas of the countries, but with where it is realised the most, is on our health services. In the UK, approximately 900,000 women give birth every year, and for each of these children, a Midwife delivers, whether they be still or live births.  Training to be a Midwife is an admirable role, bringing a...

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28 April 2020

How you can advance in the world of Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Biomedical and Medical Engineers are high in demand. Employment in this role is predicted to grow 4% from 2019 to 2028. This increase is linked to society’s shift towards engineering solutions helping to improve patient care.The Biomedical and Medical Engineering field seeks to combine the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with medical biological sciences in order to advance healthc...

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27 April 2020

Are you contemplating a Psychology degree?

The mind is complex and powerful, yet fragile. Psychology builds an understanding of the connections between thoughts and behaviours, which you can apply to a range of professions.Do you find yourself puzzling over the actions of others? Rather than jumping to conclusions, are you left wondering what sparked a response? Maybe your friends seek you out in their hour of need because you listen rathe...

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If you’re looking to study a rewarding subject, where you can make a big difference in people’s lives, study a Social Work degree at the University of Bolton.

27 April 2020

How Social Workers can change the futures of young people

Working for the community is a rewarding job, whether you’re a volunteer or full-time worker, it always feels good to help other people. For Social Workers, helping others is their first priority, whether that be assisting a family in a troublesome situation or safeguarding children. This varied role brings multiple opportunities to help others.One of the most rewarding roles as a Social Worker is...

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23 April 2020

Films that changed the industry

We all love seeing special effects in movies, but did you know that some of the special effects we know and love today like the green screen and virtual reality came out of earlier films such as King Kong and The Terminator?It's incredibly entertaining to see events happen in the movies that you could never witness, for example, seeing dinosaurs. The first dinosaur movie with special effects was, ...

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23 April 2020

Which road will Accountancy take you?

You may think accountancy is a one-trick pony; tracking figures and keeping the finances in order, but you will be forgiven for thinking that, as on the surface, this occupation may seem multiple shades of grey. But once you delve into the world of accountancy and past numerical skills, you’ll find that there are a wide variety of career paths to walk down.It depends what area you enjoy the most, ...

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23 April 2020

The ancient history of dental braces

‘Metal mouth’, ‘Robo-gob’, ‘brace-face’ all common taunting nicknames that have been circulating the playground for decades and although dental braces feature on the teeth of many teens, the history of an orthodontic practice is much older than you might think.Modern-day practices often use a combination of appliances and devices to assist in the realignment and straightening of an individual’s bi...

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Early Years

23 April 2020

Children learn best through active play

It’s no secret that children love to play, creating make-believe worlds, fantastical adventures, and invisible friends. However, play is not just light-hearted fun, but an essential factor to the cognitive, emotional and social wellbeing of children, as well as an important opportunity for parents to engage with their child. While the speed of a modern-day lifestyle and changes in family structure...

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23 April 2020

How national housing developments effect the construction industry

For decades there has been a lot of conversation in the media surrounding housing. From the extortionate and varying prices of a house to the vast developments popping up across the country. ‘New builds’, as they’re so lovingly nicknamed, have been designed to help get people onto the property ladder through Help to Buy schemes.In December 2019, the government released a statement saying they inte...

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23 April 2020

Can yoga benefit school children?

Adults often refer to their school days as being the best days. No bills to pay, no relationship or family issues to worry about, in fact, life was pretty carefree. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for school children today, as day-to-day life has become much more stressful.Social media has played a big part in this, pressurising all teens to look a certain way, with the majority criticising...

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23 April 2020

A degree in Games Art will take you to the next level

The University of Bolton is proud to offer students a uniquely designed BA (Hons) Games Art course available for both full and part-time study. We consulted with industry experts from across the UK’s 2,250 active games companies to help us create a degree that will allow our students to get the best possible learning opportunities in preparation for their future careers.Students on this intensely ...

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23 April 2020

Graphic design trends for 2020

As the days continue to roll on, we are seeing new trends emerging throughout the graphic design industry. Captivating designs are rolling out across multiple media platforms. Below, we will take a closer look at some of our favourite trends for 2020 so far.MonochromeThe use of monochrome might seem very dated, but this year, it’s set to make a comeback. The definition of monochrome is to use one ...

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20 April 2020

Inspiring others as a youth and community volunteer

At the University of Bolton, we aim to provide you with fantastic opportunities to enjoy your chosen career. We pride ourselves on being a teaching intensive and a supportive place of study. We also recognise that, even when you leave University with a top degree, the real world is competitive; gaining practical experience will make you a more desirable candidate. For students on our Youth & Commu...

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16 April 2020

Civil Engineering projects promise to transform the UK

Crossrail is due for completion in winter 2020, approval for the HS2 project has been granted, and Northern Powerhouse Rail promises to enhance the UK’s economic potential. This infrastructure is deemed an essential social and economic catalyst.The British have earned a reputation for building railways and engineering expertise. These modern developments promise shorter journey times and improved ...

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16 April 2020

Guess which celebrities studied Civil Engineering at University

Most famously known for her successful dancing career, Oti Mabuse is a crowd favourite on Strictly Come Dancing where each week, as well as appearing as a judge on the BBC's The Greatest Dancer. However, while we may all know Oti Mabuse for her love of dance, her first area of interest was Civil Engineering. Intending to help design irrigation systems for Hartbeespoort dam and RDP in Garankuwa, Ma...

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16 April 2020

2020s demand for Accountancy skills

Accountancy is a profession that will always be in demand. From projects accountants to auditors, there is plenty of demand for those who graduate with an Accountancy degree.Good Accountancy is key to any successful business, and therefore the job prospects for graduates are strong. But how can you develop your skill set to meet these demands?Critical thinkingThis skill may come as a shock to some...

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16 April 2020

We put our money where our mouth is

At the University of Bolton, we’re committed to our students, and ensuring they get the most out of their education, by maximising the industry experience during their studies.Throughout the three years on our BA (Hons) Accountancy course, students will gain skills in fundamental planning and forecasting, budgeting and control, taxation and decision making. Not only this, but we regularly have sen...

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What can I do with a Business degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Business Management degree?

The world of business is vast, from small start-up companies to huge conglomerates, there are so many varieties of business, and as such, plenty of ways to build a career in the sector. If you’re considering a Business Management degree but aren’t quite sure where that will take your career, the you’re in the right place. Due to the vast landscape, there is a great demand for graduates with the ri...

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What can I do with a clinical and biomedical science degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Biomedical Science degree?

Thousands of students elect to study biology as an A-Level subject. Although, this passion for science can often leave many wondering what career they could enjoy if they chose to pursue this topic at a degree level. While there are multiple types of Biology degrees out there, biomedical science is one of the most popular because of the variety of career options it offers.Laboratory-based rolesAs ...

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What can I do with a Games degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Games degree?

The Gaming industry has been growing rapidly over the last few decades. It has become a norm within society that people play games in their home, from apps to consoles to PCs, more people than ever are gaming; in fact, 2.8 billion people own a gaming device.With so much desire to play, gaming companies are churning out games at a rapid rate to deliver the experiences we crave. This means there is ...

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What can i do with a media and photography degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Media and Photography degree?

There is nothing more rewarding than finding a career path that you are passionate about. Going to work every day, wearing a big smile on your face, is a dream many people have but so few turn it into a reality. It is so important to pursue your interests during your education so that you can enjoy subjects and discover new interests. One area which many students find a genuine passion for is Medi...

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What can I do with a Computing degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Computing degree?

Computing is a fantastic subject to study because almost every industry depends on technology. Computers improve communication, productivity, efficiency, quality and speed in every sector. This means that you can combine your technical expertise and passion with other interests to forge the ideal ever-evolving career in this sector.Where could you be working in the future?A Computing degree can ta...

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What Can i Do with a FilmFX Degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Film FX degree?

Under our Film FX subject area umbrella, there is a wide range of courses with very specific job prospects. Here we will look at the main areas in more depth so you know what type of career you could enjoy after graduating from these respective courses.Special Effects for Film & TVAn overarching special effects degree is the ideal route for those who love special effects but want to graduate with ...

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What can I do with an education and teacher training degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with an Education and Teacher Training degree?

Education can be one of the most rewarding sectors anyone can work in. Not only will you shape the minds of the future, but you’ll no doubt find a moment in your career where you can step back and realise all the good you have done in your local community. Those who chose a career in the Education sector are usually people who are interested in giving something back. Fortunately, for those who wan...

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What can I do with an English and Creative Writing degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with an English and Creative Writing degree?

For those who enjoy the written word in all its beautiful forms, the obvious degree choice is English and Creative Writing. While most will carry the dream of writing a novel and becoming the next J. K. Rowling, there are plenty of other careers on offer to those who aren’t interested in literary fame. You might be someone who loves to read over and over again, someone who admires funny puns and s...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Law degree?

Many students get involved in Law because they’re passionate about making the world a better place, whether that be fighting for justice or supporting those falsely accused. The Law is complex as it extends to all corners of our society, but it is also a fascinating area of study.Those who are thinking about studying Law may already be certain they want to become a Lawyer, but obtaining a Law degr...

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What can I do with a health and social care degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Health and Social Care degree?

With a Health and Social Care degree, you will have the skills to encourage others to live an active and enjoyable life. You can reduce the risk of individuals and their dependents who are being hindered by mental or physical ill-health.What job opportunities are open to Health and Social Care graduates?A Health and Social Care degree can take you into a wide variety of roles. Here is just a taste...

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What can I do with a Mechanical Engineering degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Mechanical Engineering degree?

As a Mechanical Engineering graduate, you will have developed the skills to design, build, test and maintain precision machines. This knowledge is desired in many industries.With a national engineering skills shortage, there are more job opportunities than suitable applicants. If you achieve your Mechanical Engineering degree, your career prospects will be endless.What professions are open to Mech...

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What can I do with a Nursing degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Nursing and Midwifery degree?

The human body is a fantastic machine. The majority of the time it maintains and regulates our operations without a second thought. When serious illness or injury hits, we need medical care. At other times, such as childbirth, we benefit from medical support. With a Nursing and Midwifery degree, you can be there to protect the lives of others.What are the career options for a qualified Nurse or Mi...

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What can I do with a psychology degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Psychology degree?

Our thought processes have a significant impact on how we feel, how we learn, how we behave, and what we can achieve. Past experiences, traumatic events and social factors can distort our thinking, which can impact on all aspects of our lives. Psychology graduates are sought for a variety of roles where people need to or want to change their lives for the better.What career options are open to Psy...

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What can I do with a Sport degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Sport, Sport Rehabilitation or Physiotherapy degree?

Even with great talent, only a few dedicated and fortunate individuals achieve and enjoy a professional sports career. Most people in the industry are using their skills to encourage others to get fitter and remain active. As a graduate of a Sport, Sport Rehabilitation or Physiotherapy degree, you have the chance to forge a career from your passion.What roles are open to Sports, Sport Rehabilitati...

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What can I do with an Art and design and fine art degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Fine Art degree?

If you’re a student who enjoys art; loves creating with paint, pencils and pastels, then you might be considering a Fine Art degree. You may already have an online portfolio of your work, or have been commissioned for a few pieces, but your skill set still needs developing, hence why you are considering studying at University.At the University of Bolton, we understand that students are looking for...

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13 April 2020

Why should you choose study Accountancy?

Do you enjoy numbers? Investigative work? Love solving puzzles and coming up with creative solutions? Then the world of accountancy could be the one for you.A financial professional is the backbone of any commercial operation, not just accountancy firms. Since its invention, Accountants have been in demand, during economic crises and booms, they are necessary for every successful business.The Fina...

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13 April 2020

The world of digital art

Illustration dates back to the 15th century with the invention of the printing press, and like other pastimes has evolved over the years with the help of technology. As the new decade dawns, we notice illustrations recent advances are becoming common practice for leading professionals and budding enthusiasts.The first colourised drawing tablet was invented in the 1980s and since then has become en...

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Apprenticeships for Civil Engineering Students at the University of Bolton

13 April 2020

How Civil Engineering transformed our nation

Illustration dates back to the 15th century with the invention of the printing press, and like other pastimes has evolved over the years with the help of technology. As the new decade dawns, we notice illustrations recent advances are becoming common practice for leading professionals and budding enthusiasts.The first colourised drawing tablet was invented in the 1980s and since then has become en...

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13 April 2020

1,000ft bridge installed on Luton airport rail link

 As part of Luton airport’s Direct Air-Rail Transit (DART) project to connect Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station, a 1,000ft bridge has been lowered into place allowing passengers to travel between St Pancras and London Luton Airport in just 30 minutes. The steel structure that spans 80m was constructed off-site, driven 500m down the A1081 and lifted from either side off the r...

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21 February 2020

Students v Staff Part 2 at University of Bolton Stadium!

The University of Bolton has organised a second annual charity football match which will see staff lining up against students at the home of Bolton Wanderers. The match will be played at the University of Bolton Stadium on Wednesday May 6. Staff and students will be asked to pay a minimum donation (students £5 and staff £10) to play and the proceeds will be split between Bolton Wanderers Community...

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07 February 2020

The Ethnic Backgrounds of Our Prison Population

According to Webster (2019) we know, from David Lammy and many other sources, that people from a BAME background are over-represented in our prisons. Last week the MoJ published its response to a number of Freedom of Information requests including one which gave the ethnicity of prisoners at every prison establishment in England and Wales on the 31st December last year.When the data entries for pr...

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30 January 2020

Centre of Pedagogy Mental Health and Wellbeing Evening

The University of Bolton’s Centre of Pedagogy is happy to host its first Centre of Pedagogy evening for 2020, the theme of the event is Mental Health & Wellbeing. The evening will include talks, new research presentations and discussions underpinned by the University of Bolton’s TIRI (Teaching Intensive, Research Informed) approach to Education. Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020 Time: 5.30pm – Ne...

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01 January 2020

New Intern in the Sport & Spinal Injury Clinic

The Sports and Spinal Injury Clinic have introduced the opportunity for recently qualified graduates to endure a six-month internship within the Sports Rehabilitation team, using the clinic as a means and chance to gain experience and build confidence within the profession of Sports Rehabilitation.Through this opportunity, interns become more employable and increasingly confident in their newly qu...

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01 January 2020

Third Year Student Placements

At this time of year, the current Sports Rehabilitation students are undertaking their workplace placements at a number of well-established sports teams, clinics and hospitals across the country.It is a fantastic time of year for the learners to get a chance to pull together their degree and put their newly found skills into practice.These placements are a vital part of becoming a competent, knowl...

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19 December 2019

Nordic Craft Design

Our HE5 Textiles & Surface Design students have gained tremendous industry engagement during the first semester working on projects with, not one but, two internationally renowned companies.Inspired by the current exhibition of Nordic Design and Craft at Manchester Art Gallery, students received a guided tour and talk by co-curator Kaylee Jenkinson. The collection of contemporary applied design ra...

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15 December 2019

Service User Involvement Initiative in Higher Education

Across our health and social care programmes, service user involvement is not a tokenistic add-on to our student teaching and learning. This initiative is embedded as a key ethos of our education practice in training future healthcare workforce.Everyone at some point has been on the receiving end of health and social care and in the process. Service users will have had contact with a range of diff...

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11 December 2019

Save the date for the Festival of Worktown in Bolton

The Centre is preparing a Festival of Worktown in Bolton 14-29 March 2020. A series of events, workshops and exhibitions will showcase current research by staff of the university and students will be supporting a range of activities involving Worktown, engaging the public with the unique historical identity of Bolton with Worktown. The Festival opens on 14 March 2020 with a conference ‘Happiness i...

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The Centre for Worktown Studies promotes and supports academic research and public engagement activities around the Humphrey Spender ‘Worktown’ collection of documentary photographs from the 1930s which record everyday life in Bolton.

05 December 2019

Cotton Queens Community Arts Project

The University of Bolton, Blackburn College and Bolton at Home are working in partnership on a community arts project to explore the influence of creative engagement with the Mass Observation Worktown Collection on the subjective well-being of women. The project is funded through a University of Bolton doctoral award.Through cultural and historical engagement with resources unique to Bolton and it...

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26 November 2019

Are We Killing Students With PowerPoint Kindness?

During my undergraduate studies, PowerPoint wasn’t a big thing. In fact, in my first year of study, even the internet wasn’t a thing. Well, it was, but my university hadn’t yet taken the plunge. Coming back into the second year after the summer break was life-changing for students and staff alike. A whole load of investment into modernity had happened as I had frittered the summer away. University...

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21 November 2019

Safeguarding People at Risk: A Failing Criminal Justice System

UK media presents daily criticisms detailing criminal cases whereby the public or service users have been failed by the very system designed to protect from harm.The media ‘gaze’ is never far from policing, prison or probation service provision, whereby a failure to protect highlights a fatality. For example, Lisa Skidmore, a nurse aged 37, was strangled, raped and murdered by a convicted sex offe...

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19 November 2019

Helping Students Expand Their Research In Biomedical Engineering

As a lecturer and programme leader in Biomedical Engineering, my usual day is focused on teaching the younger generation of female and male students and expanding on my research in the biomedical engineering field.I teach both undergraduate and graduate students as well as guiding the students at my lab, aiming to help them improve their research skills and understanding of biomedical engineering....

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18 November 2019

We Put our Money Where our Mouth Is

At the University of Bolton, we’re committed to our students and ensuring they get the most out of their education by maximising industry-related opportunities. It’s little wonder that our Accountancy and Finance courses are supported by Bolton Society of Chartered Accountants, and ranked top in the UK for student experience, and second in the UK for teaching quality, according to The Times and Th...

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11 November 2019

2020’s Demand for Newly Qualified Accountants

The employment of accountants has been predicted to grow faster than any other occupation throughout 2020, due to economy expansion and stricter auditing regulations. In fact, the demand for accountants is growing at such a rate research indicates that by 2050 the UK alone will require around 80,000 additional accountants. Accounting graduates are in particular demand, to counterbalance the number...

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01 November 2019

How Can the Institute of Management Greater Manchester Help You?

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in Business Management, Retail, Logistics or Supply Chain Management then make sure to take advantage of our Access All Area event happening on the 22 November 2019.The Institute of Management provides the latest theory and practice in business and accounting encourages students to challenge themselves; meeting their full potential. Many courses are accred...

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12 September 2019

Student visit – Bolton Hospital Laboratories

On 25th March 2019, the second year Medical Biology students were given an access all areas tour of the Medical Laboratories at Royal Bolton Hospital. They were shown around the laboratories specialising in microbiology, chemistry, haematology, ante-natal screening, blood transfusion and histology. Staff at the hospital explained their day to day job roles, and how their job is crucial for healthc...

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12 September 2019

Student visit – Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds

Foundation Medical Biology students visited the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds on the 8th of April where they gained insights into how disease was considered in the past and how medical innovations developed. Exhibitions were wide ranging and covered aspects of well being related to Public Health, the pharmacological uses of plants, learn how anesthesia was developed, as well as trace advances i...

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12 September 2019

Wood - UoB Collaboration

Delegates from Wood, the global project, engineering and technical services company, led by Professor Nawal Prinja, visited the University of Bolton (UoB) on 17/07/19 to explore ways both establishments could collaborate. The UoB team was led by the Head of School of Engineering, Professor Danny Morton. The visit was underpinned by the need to pull resources together for developing a competitive a...

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02 September 2019

My Experience at the University of Bolton

My experience studying Games Design at the University of Bolton was phenomenal. Ever since I started the foundation course, the lecturers helped build up my skills and helped me discover any hidden talent that I didn’t even realize I had. Now I’m using these talents and skills in a job in the games industry I was able to secure before I even graduated.Before I enrolled as a game’s student at the U...

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07 July 2019

Amazon Continue to Disrupt the Retail Industry

Amazon continues to lead the industry - the BBC reported today that the US Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon a permit to operate drones in the US.It suggests that Amazon will be delivered by drones "within months". Amazon executive Jeff Wilke said the drone would be able to travel 15 miles to carry packages weighing 5ibs (2.3kg) or less.In December 2016 Amazon successfully deliver...

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02 July 2019

Open Day Experience

I visited the university on an Open Day and instantly knew this is where I want to be.The reason I chose to study at the University of Bolton is the amount of support the teachers provide to each student throughout the year.I never felt comfortable studying in a large crowd which is why my choice was the University of Bolton as the student-teacher relationship is the sort which is not found in any...

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26 June 2019

Caster Semenya and the International Association of Athletics Federations: More ...

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have been ordered by the Swiss Supreme Court to suspend their testosterone regulation with immediate effect after a successful appeal of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision.Caster Semenya, an Olympic Champion, is deemed to be an athlete with differences in sexual development (DSD), and as such, was born with testes. The ...

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26 June 2019

The Solicitors Qualification Examination - Will It All End In Tiers?

With the first round of trials complete, the Solicitors Qualification Examination (SQE) is rapidly moving from concept to reality.However, the criticism of SQE is following a similar path, with the pilot launch bringing forth heightened levels of comment on the change that is ahead. Following a recent negative commentary on the pilot examination and the impact that the super exam structure may hav...

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26 June 2019

Uncovering Invisible Children: A Commentary On The Consultation: Children Not In...

In April 2019, the Department of Education published the consultation: Children not in school: proposed legislation.One proposal is to impose a new statutory duty on English Local Authorities with responsibility for education to maintain a register of compulsory school-age children who are not registered pupils at a Local Authority maintained school, a non-maintained special school, an alternative...

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26 June 2019

A New Party Leader and a New Prime Minister

As I write, the Conservative Party is beginning a leadership contest to decide who will replace Theresa May as its leader.The winner will also become Prime Minister and many may question whether this is acceptable – whether a new PM should be appointed without a General Election.The UK is a parliamentary democracy, meaning that the Government is formed from, and is accountable to, Parliament.And t...

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26 June 2019

Research Findings on Trending Technologies

Smart energy cities and the next-generation industrial revolution, the so-called fourth industrial revolution (4IR) or industry 4.0, will leverage on different emerging disruptive technologies.In particular, smart energy cities require the integration of the Internet of things (IoT), low-power disruptive technologies and other smart-enabling technologies into conventional power networks.Research i...

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26 June 2019

A Case Study of Current Study

The University of Bolton is unique among universities in Greater Manchester. It attracts students from different walks of life including industries under the apprenticeship, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.Students like Mr Michael Opoku-Boateng enrol in Electrical and Electronic Engineering following previous success stories.Michael said, “I am currently a final year undergraduate studen...

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26 June 2019

Presentation of Student Projects at Open Day

As a way of showcasing the type of training we give to our students, the School of Engineering will be organising an open-day event where our students present the project works they have done in class during the recently concluded semester.The Open Day social activity brings together major industry players and the University students, staff and parents to appreciate the works done by our students....

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26 June 2019

State-Of-The-Art Facilities for Smart Grids and Renewable Energy

In Electrical and Electronic Engineering department at University of Bolton, we are proud of having ultra-modern smart grid equipment in our laboratory for teaching and research. The equipment is used to simulate power networks by the students and they share their experiences and understanding of the module delivered to them by reporting different results obtained from the measurements.Two sample ...

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20 June 2019

Why Doing a Masters Degree was the Best Decision I Made

After I returned to study as a mature student following a twenty-year gap, my only aim was to gain a degree.The time during my undergraduate degree went way too fast for me to enjoy the experience. I was too busy getting used to the academic life, worrying about assignments, creating a balance between home responsibilities and study, etc.Starting my masters was a whole different experience. By now...

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A view of the Institute of Management Greater Manchester (Bolton Central building)

19 June 2019

My Educational Journey With UoB

Within four years of studying at The University of Bolton, my life took a complete 360.I initially started on the Access to Business Management course and with not being in education for over 16 years, was a huge shock to the system. My goal then was to get onto the degree programme and study Business Management, which I achieved.I left the Motor Industry after many years to complete a degree, wit...

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19 June 2019

John Zavos Has Just Graduated From His PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Educati...

John Zavos is a full-time trainee teacher who has just graduated from his PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ English (Literacy and ESOL), gaining a double distinction in practice and theory.Dr Sarah Telfer (Associate Teaching Professor)ITE

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19 June 2019

Transforming a Students Life Through Learning - Case Study

It can be a challenge for tutors entering any classroom for the first time with a new group of students. Differing levels of knowledge and the levels of engagement of the students varies from class to class.Steph, however, was an outstanding member of the class and a pleasure to teach.It can be difficult to ascertain if students have understood a lecture topic and the answers provided during a tut...

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17 June 2019

Life as a New Student!

My experience as a new student at the University of Bolton has been eventful!I have gained and adopted a lot of different skills and techniques throughout the year, especially in the Marketing module.In the beginning, I found the subject challenging and the theory difficult to relate to, but as time went on, I gained the confidence to speak up in class and get involved in the group research activi...

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17 June 2019

Lessons Learned In My First Year

In my first year at university, I have learned a lot. Not just the subjects themselves, but being prepared and achieving the best I can.I struggled at first, my time management was letting me down. I was late for classes and missed tutorials.If it wasn’t for some of the teachers, I might have left. As a Contemporary Issues in Marketing student, I learned a variety of topics such as market environm...

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17 June 2019

Research at the Institute of Management

In line with the University’s Teaching Intensive Research Informed (TIRI) strategy, research within the Institute of Management aims to be both theoretically rigorous and practically relevant. This keeps in line with Kurt Lewin’s observation that “there is nothing as practical as a good theory”.Managers of all kinds of organisations, whether in business, health, education or government are faced w...

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14 June 2019

BA Fine Art Partners with the British Council on Venice Fellowships Programme

The School of the Arts is delighted to announce a partnership with the British Council on the 2019 Venice Fellowships Programme which forms part of the British Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. The University of Bolton School of the Arts will support two BA Fine Art students to spend a month in Venice, conducting independent research and mediating the exhi...

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14 June 2019

GMCC Art Prize and Exhibition

Two School of the Arts students, Hannah Bolsher (MA Fine Art) and Meg Salvi (BA Photography) have won and made a huge success of internships working on the GMCC Art Prize and Exhibition.Hannah was appointed as exhibition curator and Meg has worked throughout the year as project manager. The internships culminated in the exhibition opening last week at Bolton Museum and Art Gallery - although Hanna...

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14 June 2019

Graduate Success - Anthony Gough

Since graduating with first class honours from the BA (Hons) Performing Arts programme in 2015, Anthony Gough, has been on a journey that has led to him setting up his own company.Engage2Stage is a theatre and performance company for people with visual impairments and their friends based at Bury Met Theatre.The company was recently nominated for an RNIB award in the business/organisation category....

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14 June 2019

Criminal Behaviour

On Monday 8th April, the Theatre and Performance department, based at the Queen’s Specialist Building, created a crime scene re-enactment for students on the Crime and Criminal Justice Programme.Final year Theatre and Performance students played bystanders, perpetrators and victims in a sequence they devised which featured an attempted violent assault. Crime and Criminal Justice students then acte...

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14 June 2019

Theatre and Performance Showcase 2019

On Tuesday 11th June 2019, Theatre and Performance final year students took to the stage at The Lowry Theatre to share their final performances.The night was an eclectic mix of new writing, solo performances and contemporary adaptations, and was warmly received by the audience, which included current students, alumni, and industry figures alongside friends and family of the performers, writers and...

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14 June 2019

Creative Writing, English and Theatre Students Present Exciting Night Of Live En...

On 2 May 2019, University of Bolton’s Creative Writing, English and Theatre students proudly presented an exciting night of live entertainment celebrating creative writing talent in performance.School of the Arts students teamed up with local organisations including Bolton Library and Museums Services and The Print Room, to deliver a stunning night of performances from actors and writers. From mov...

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14 June 2019

Whitman 200: A Major International Conference Hosted by the University of Bolton...

This May, the English Department hosted a major international conference to celebrate the poet Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday.Marking Bolton as a centre of interest for Whitman scholars and readers, we were joined by speakers from as far afield as Australia and the United States, as well from across the UK.The two-day event (23-24 May 2019) explored Whitman’s influence of ideas in the nineteenth ce...

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14 June 2019

English and Creative Writing Ranks #2 Overall in the UK in the Guardian Universi...

The department of English and Creative Writing has been ranked #2 overall in the whole of the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2020, which is “aimed specifically at students who are trying to choose a course.”This major recognition of the department’s “teaching-intensive, research-informed” approach comes after numerous accolades in recent years, including exceptionally strong results in studen...

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With a history stretching back over 150 years, Bolton School of the Arts offers a highly creative and vibrant range of courses, led by staff who are practising artists, designers, makers, critics, writers and performers.

14 June 2019

Welcome To The School Of The Arts

Welcome to the School of Arts. We are delighted to share with you the highlights of what has been a fabulous year for students and staff across Bolton School of the Arts.It has been an exceptionally busy time for us with students participating in a wide range of exhibitions, competitions, performances and readings.In 2019, many student prizes have been won and accolades received ranging from succe...

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14 June 2019

From Bolton to Bowes to Bellagio!

In September 2018 we launched the BA (Hons) Fashion and BA (Hons) Fashion with Foundation Year programmes. Today marks the end of our first academic year and what a year it has been.Throughout the year our incredible students have thrown themselves wholeheartedly into everything we have done and it really would not have been the same without them!The students have had the opportunity to undertake ...

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14 June 2019

Fortalice

At the start of this academic year, Paula Pollitt from Fortalice came to the graphics team and asked if students would be interested in helping the award-winning Bolton based Women’s Refuge improve their design communications.We were more than happy to get involved as we see one of the strengths of our programme is our ability to give a creative voice to organisations that, otherwise, could not af...

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14 June 2019

Studio Up North

Jamie Kelly from Studio Up North visited our studio in March 2019 with the exciting news that he would be offering another paid placement to one of our third-year students this summer.This is the second time we have worked with Jamie and he is a hugely talented graphic designer who has worked on briefs for companies such as The Co-op and Brother UK Ltd.He has recently set up his own business Studi...

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14 June 2019

Students From The BA (Hons) Graphic Design Programme Once Again Work With Preven...

Students from the BA (Hons) Graphic Design programme once again work with Prevent Breast Cancer UK.Prevent Breast Cancer UK, based at The Nightingale Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital is the only UK breast cancer charity funding ground-breaking research solely aimed at preventing the disease for future generations.Their research will one day bring about a world where breast cancer is preventable, and t...

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Artist in Residence Nica Harrison

14 June 2019

Artist in Residence Nica Harrison

The BA (Hons) Animation & Illustration programme were delighted to welcome Nica Harrison as their artist in residence in Semester Two, 2019.Students were fortunate to have animator/printmaker Nica Harrison joining us for a one-month residency, whilst she continued work on her upcoming animated short film. The animation is produced by Animate Projects UK, supported by the British Film Institute and...

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14 June 2019

Neo Artists Facilities Award

Riding on the back of the success of Nica’s micro-residency and the engagement of the animation and illustration team with the programme, Neo offered a 12-week "Facilities User” prize to one of our 3rd-year graduate students.During the 12 weeks over the summer, the student will have the opportunity to use all our studio facilities, including printing, darkroom and 3D.The prize went to Nic Jones fo...

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14 June 2019

AVA CAD CAM Award

AVA CAD CAM specialise in the management of design and colour, from initial conception through to digitally or conventionally printed final production, for the decorative printing industry, and are part of the BA (Hons) Textiles and Surface Design Industry Advisory Board (IAB).Debbie Buchan, Customer Services Director for AVA regularly visits the course, offering feedback and support to both stude...

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14 June 2019

Visit from Brown Bag

In Semester Two of 2019, Holly Pape and Antonella Maringola alumni students from our BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration visited our studios to discuss their work with Brown Bag Films.Holly and Antonella have been working at Brown Bag Manchester since graduating. Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios.With studio locations in Du...

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14 June 2019

Bradford Textile Society Awards

Jenny McCarthy has gained the attention of Prestigious Textiles for the second year in a row at the annual Bradford Textile Society Awards, this year gaining 2nd prize for her printed textile design for furnishing fabrics.The competition P2 category was for a textile design suitable for domestic curtains, upholstery, cushions and blinds, drawn in repeat. This can be either a printed design using d...

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14 June 2019

Being a Mature Student

Deciding to become a student, at my age (36), is quite daunting and almost put me off. Amalgamating work, home life and study is certainly a challenge in itself.A challenge I was determined to undertake and so sought support from my employer and Bolton University to make it a reality. After searching the various part-time courses available, I happened upon the Chartered Business Management course....

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13 June 2019

JD Sports Fashion Chooses UOB for their Future Leaders

In September last year, we embarked on our first journey on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship in Retail, with our prestigious client JD Sports.Eight colleagues from their Head Office in Bury were selected onto their Future Leader programme and as part of their development, they have been tasked to undertake the chartered degree apprenticeship. It has been a great experience so far with g...

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13 June 2019

Opportunities To Top-Up Your HND

Wherever you have studied in the past, you will find a home at the Institute of Management. We welcome students who have studied business to certificate or diploma level and support their studies to achieve a full degree.Completing a top-up degree at the Institute of Management is an amazing chance to develop focused knowledge and understanding of business and management through a stimulating prog...

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13 June 2019

Outstanding Support While Studying - The Institute of Management #UniAsItShouldB...

According to the Office for Students (2019), “Mature students are more likely than the general student population to be from groups disadvantaged in higher education."Fair access and participation for mature students is an important issue for social mobility as it is a route for those who either missed out or for whom it wasn’t the right time after school.”With this in mind, developing a supportiv...

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13 June 2019

University of Bolton's Sony Collaboration Suite

The University of Bolton is leading the way in enhancing the learning experience by using innovative and dynamic technology-based teaching methods that encourage deeper student participation and collaboration.With present-day learning environments becoming increasingly interactive, tech-savvy students are discovering more tailored independent tools that facilitate group collaboration and social in...

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13 June 2019

Student Experience - Case Study

Going back into education after a 30-year gap was one of the best decisions I made. It wasn’t taken lightly and I didn’t know what to expect in terms of my capabilities. All I knew is I fancied having a go at getting a degree in Accountancy, a subject that has been close to my heart for many years. My name is Stella and I took my Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in Accountancy from 2015 to 2018. I l...

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13 June 2019

Nursing at Bolton: The All New!

Often in academia, we are encouraged to reflect, to look at our past endeavours and to improve thereon. Nurses, in particular, are no exception. Indeed, we are professionally obliged to do so in order to safeguard future practice.On this occasion, however, I feel that we can temporarily suspend such exercises. Let's celebrate the huge changes that have occurred for our newly recognised School of N...

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12 June 2019

Mechanical Engineering launched as Degree Apprenticeship

We have now launched our BEng Degree in Mechanical Engineering as an apprenticeship Level 6 qualification.This is an important step in our quest to engage more with employers and provide job opportunities for our graduates.Apprenticeships are a way of earning whilst learning. For those companies paying the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy, fees are paid directly on behalf of the student and “on-th...

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12 June 2019

Degree Show

This July saw the return of the highly successful Games Degree Show, where students show off their achievements to our network of industry partners.Graduating students presented their portfolios (three distinct subject areas: games art, design and programming) at the end-of-year show in the purpose-built Centre for Games Development.Jo Daly, Associate Professor in the Centre for Games Development ...

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12 June 2019

Welcome to Games

Hi there, welcome to the first in a series of blogs from the School of Creative Technologies, Games subject area. The subject area is proud to be one of the leading providers of this level of education in the UK.Linked with several major companies and individuals, we provide students with the opportunity to develop professionally focused skills and techniques in their chosen field.Our highly talen...

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12 June 2019

WCIT - Another Great Achievement

Congratulations to student Christine Banda on winning a silver medal as part of the annual Worshipful Chapter of Information Technologists (WCIT) Technology awards.This highly prestigious event is held yearly by the London Livery company showcases the cream of students work from across the university sector. Simon WigginsHead of SchoolCreative Technologies

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12 June 2019

CISCO - Celebrating Success

As a provider of CISCO accredited courses in Networking, we have constantly enabled our students to be at the forefront of this fast-moving industry.This year sees our CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA) reaching its 15th year, something that we are all very proud of.As one of the major global developers, manufacturers and suppliers of networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-t...

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12 June 2019

Welcome to Computing

Hi there, welcome to the first in a series of blogs from the School of Creative Technologies, Computing subject area. The subject area is proud to be one of the leading providers of this level of education in the UK.Linked with several major companies and individuals, we provide students with the opportunity to develop professionally focused skills and techniques in their chosen field.Our highly t...

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12 June 2019

Off to La La Land

April saw 50 Special Make-Up Effects students and staff attending a major event in Los Angeles.Monsterpalooza is an American multi-genre convention focusing on horror, creatures and makeup work which draws tens of thousands of attendees and is also visited by various horror celebrities and others from the film industry.Whilst there, the students go to hear talks from their effects heroes, speak to...

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12 June 2019

VFX students London Studio Visit

Our link with Oscar-winning Visual Effects company Double Negative has once again been a fantastic success.The company came to the university to deliver a project brief to our third-year students earlier in the year, which resulted in the students then going down to DNeg’s London studio to show the results of their work, get feedback and generally soak up the experience as well as showing the comp...

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12 June 2019

Welcome to Special & Visual Effects

Hi there, welcome to the first in a series of blogs from the School of Creative Technologies, Special and Visual Effects subject area.The subject area is proud to be one of the leading providers of this level of education in the UK.Linked with several major companies and individuals, we provide students with the opportunity to develop professionally focused skills and techniques in their chosen fi...

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12 June 2019

Professional Body Accreditation by IMechE

This year we have our Mechanical Engineering Degrees were re-accredited by the IMechE for a further 5 years The IMechE expressed confidence in our programmes giving several commendations about our course, facilities and staff.Following other successful accreditations in the school, we are proud to announce that all of our undergraduate programmes are now accredited by professional bodies, meaning ...

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12 June 2019

My Dental Technology BSc (Hons) and FdSc Experience

Studying Dental Technology at the University of Bolton has been an experience which I have thoroughly enjoyed since starting the course in 2016.During my time at this university, I have developed a wide range of skills both academic and practical based; however, for me, the greatest achievement has been to see myself grow and progress as soon-to-be dental care professional, and understanding the r...

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12 June 2019

New Third Year Modules - Community Development and Youth Work

Two years ago, our dual validated and professionally recognised BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work program began its journey. As we head towards a third year, the program team prepare for the delivery of new third-year modules such as:Housing and Homelessness’: which will address the GM housing crisis and currently contested spatial planning frameworks Management, Governance and Organi...

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12 June 2019

North West Study Club for Dental Technicians

Dental Technology Lecturer, Frances Oldroyd has set up the North West Study Club for Dental Technicians. A group that welcomes students so that members can gain knowledge and enhance their skills on key themes relating to Continuing Professional Development.This was a great success with contributions raised for charities benefiting homeless people with little to no access to dental treatment; espe...

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12 June 2019

Variety of Dental Research Projects

Several undergraduate dissertation projects have been undertaken in the final year of Dental Technology focusing on a broad range of dissertation types, namely Experimental Research Project, Survey Research Project and Literature-Based Research Project.Research output from Dental Technology Dissertation projects 2019 provided excellent academic development for our final year undergraduates. A sele...

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12 June 2019

The One Question I Always Get Asked

A question I often get asked is "Why did you leave Mauritius for Bolton?"Through the months, my answer has always been the same. I left my country in pursuit of my dream which is to finish my ACCA!I have to admit that I never once regretted having chosen the University of Bolton as it turned out to be the best place for me. This university has not only helped me to achieve professionalism but also...

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11 June 2019

Advancing Your Clinical Practice

Through NHS England Next Steps (2017), it has been recognised that the increase in demand for services is intensifying the pressure on the workforce.Enhancing clinical practitioners skills and scope of practice is one way to address this problem. Being able to expand your skills within your role will help not only your clinical confidence and practice but perhaps more importantly provide better co...

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11 June 2019

Advancing Clinical Skills

There is an increase in demand on our healthcare services, with a significant rise in the ageing population, compounded by the complex needs and disease management, we require dynamic new ways to meet this requirement.The roles of advanced practitioners play a vital part in meeting service needs. Our course at the University of Bolton is designed to help experienced clinical practitioners from dif...

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11 June 2019

Frailty and the NHS Long Term Plan

Frailty is becoming an area of clinical care that is becoming more and more in focus and the topic of discussion between both clinicians and patients. It features strongly in the NHS Long Term Plan published in 2018 and focuses on three main areas:Improve NHS care in care homes. Identify and provide proactive support to older people living with frailty in the community. Enhance rapid community res...

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11 June 2019

New Role in Medicine

There is a growing interest in the role of a Physician Associate (PA) - Who are they? What do they do? And how do they fit within the established roles within medicine and UK healthcare?PAs currently work across the UK in a wide range of specialities. The PA role was introduced to meet the growing demand within the NHS and workforce shortages. They have been described as "a new class of medic" (BM...

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10 June 2019

Real Success Stories - FdA & Apprenticeship Health and Social Care

Our students regularly return to visit their tutors and share their professional journey after completing their programme at the University of Bolton.Employed graduate feedback: In the words of one of our recent graduates – the FdA Health and Social Care is “really opening doors”.Since completion of studies, this student has been supported and funded by own employer to go on to specialise in cardi...

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10 June 2019

Team's Fringe Benefits - Community Development and Youth Work

There is something a bit special about the Community Development and Youth Work Team in that we cannot resist the occasional challenge. In the fast-moving world of social science, and in particular community development and youth work, it pays to keep grounded by getting involved in research and projects. For instance, some of the team are currently involved in some research about a project called...

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10 June 2019

Assistant Practitioners - FdA & Apprenticeship Health and Social Care

The increasing demand for healthcare, pressure on NHS resources and a shortage of clinicians is causing occupational boundaries to be redefined, with clinical tasks transferred or redistributed between different team members to make more efficient and cost-effective use of staffing.A result of this has been the development of the Assistant Practitioner (AP) role, a high-level support worker who wo...

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10 June 2019

Extending Career Opportunities - BSc & HND Health and Social Care

Work-based experience is one of the core modules during your year 2 academic studies on the BSc or HND Health and Social Care undergraduate degree course.Employers in Health and Social Care will require specific skills or knowledge and want individuals who possess a wide range of skills/personal attributes such as communication and interpersonal skills, initiative, problem solving and team working...

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10 June 2019

Everyday is Different in Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care offer some of the most rewarding, challenging and important jobs going – roles which give you the chance to meaningfully improve life for individuals, families, and even whole communities.If you are ready to make that kind of a difference, these hands-on, work-focused degrees will help you master the field’s theories and principles, and then apply them beyond the classroom –...

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10 June 2019

Men in Early Years

This semester a student on the Foundation Degree in Early Years Childhood Studies course addressed the issue of men working in the early years sector as part of her Independent Study Module assessment.For the assessment, students produce a 5,000-word independent study.The students enjoy this module assessment because it allows them to focus on an Early Years issue of their choice. The student then...

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10 June 2019

I Love My Job

As an Early Childhood studies lecturer, I often hear students and early years practitioners say, "I love my job."Working with children from birth to seven can be one of the most rewarding careers, making a positive contribution and a difference for young children and their families.The value of the early years workforce cannot go under the radar. Here at the University of Bolton, we aim to prepare...

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10 June 2019

What's Going On - BSc & HND Health and Social Care

Congratulations to all our final year BSc students who have handed in their dissertations. We enjoyed readying their well-written, insightful pieces of work. All of your hard work and dedication has paid off!Congratulations also to our final year HND students. We're glad many of you are staying with us to complete your top-up year.The current final year of the BSc Health and Social Care is often a...

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From the early years and childhood studies degree course at the University of Bolton, two small children and a nursery worker in an early years setting