28/05/2020

Categories: Psychology, Undergradute

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 world have obtained a degree in Psychology studies. Let’s take a look at some of those who you wouldn’t think graduated in psychology today.

Lil Wayne

The American rapper is possibly one of the biggest names in modern-day rap and hip-hop, his gold teeth, his abundance of tattoos and questionable fashion have hit the headlines as many times as his music has in the charts.

But just after he began his career in music and before he became world-wide famous, Lil Wayne went to the University of Phoenix to study an online Psychology studies course.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill

The British heptathlete made her name after winning Gold in the London 2012 Olympics, from there her athletic career has continued to soar but we now also see Ennis taking part in advertising campaigns for a magnitude of brands. Her inspiring story and dedication to sports is something many young women have looked up to, but few realise that while taking part in events such as the Commonwealth Games and the British Championships, she was also studying a Psychology degree and the University of Sheffield.

Three famous people from entirely different fields, united by one common interest in the world of psychology today. Would you like to follow in their educational footsteps and enter the sector? Why not check out the Psychology courses on offer at the University of Bolton.

With us, you can explore theories and concepts of human behaviour, philosophical, historical and social issues as well as examine the relevance of psychology across human activity including criminal behaviour, therapeutic practices and group and individual behaviour. The University of Bolton offers a number of Psychology studies courses. You can browse them all by clicking here.

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BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Criminological and Forensic Psychology
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Counselling and Positive Psychology
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Psychology
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Psychology
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MSc Positive Psychology
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Psychology
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Social Neuroscience
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Psychology (Conversion)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Psychology (Conversion): January Start
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Social Neuroscience
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Level HE7 Using CBT with Clients with Persistent and Distressing Long-Term Health Conditions
Part-time
Mode of study
36 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Psychology
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
Part-time
Mode of study
48 months
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Criminological and Forensic Psychology
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MSc Psychology (Conversion)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Psychology with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MSc Positive Psychology
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

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