“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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In a world where undergraduate degrees come in almost every topic for every subject due to the volume of students attending university, it can be difficult finding the right master’s degree if you wish to expand your knowledge of your chosen specialism to postgraduate level.
If this is you, then at the University of Bolton, we have the ideal solution. By offering an MA/MSc Professional Practice (with Specialism) degree, we give our students the chance to personalise their postgraduate education depending on the specific specialism they wish to focus their career development on. By choosing from 60-credits worth of optional modules, we can help you create the perfect postgraduate degree; it’s the ideal investment for your future!
Sound good? Keep reading to find out more about what you can expect from our professional practice master’s degree.
Can all graduates access an MA/MSc Professional Practice (with Specialism) degree?
Yes! This course should appeal, but isn’t limited to, graduates and professionals from subject areas such as art and design, accountancy, science, engineering, business management, film FX, performing arts, community development and youth, computing, games, construction, law, crime and criminal justice, early years, education, English and creative writing, mathematics, nursing and midwifery, health and social care, media, psychology, humanities, and sport.
A teaching-intensive, research-informed approach
One thing that makes our courses stand out at Bolton is the fact that they are designed in consultation with our industry connections. This means that we can offer our students a teaching-intensive, research-informed approach to their education, ensuring that they are equipped with the requirements of their chosen industry. This benefit goes even further because our lecturers possess industry experience themselves, so the fact that we can provide smaller class sizes at Bolton University means that our students gain more one-to-one access to their wealth of knowledge.
Supporting your choices
At Bolton University, our core principle is providing our students with a supportive learning environment that puts them and their needs first. This means that by taking this course, you will be eligible to work with our team of experienced lecturers and choose two modules from across all our postgraduate courses.
We have also been voted first for Teaching Quality* for a reason. As part of the course, you will be supported in devising either a master’s level dissertation or a major project that focuses on developing your research and critical thinking skills and demonstrates the expertise that you have learnt.
Capturing vital employability, transferrable, and business skills
We are also proud to have a dedicated Employability Team who are devoted to ensuring that our students gain the transferrable and business skills that will help them stand out to industry employers. Whether you are seeking your dream job after completing your master’s degree or aspiring to start your own business, we aim to give you the professional knowledge to do just that. You’ll focus on developing your most valuable skills, as shaped by your previous learning and future plans. Our aim as the first-place University for Student Satisfaction* is to aid you in exploring areas such as influence and impact, self-management, creativity and innovation, and professional identity.
Focusing on your future
Chances are if you are looking to study a master’s degree then you are aspiring to become an expert in your chosen field. At Bolton University, we recognise this and that’s why we aim to help you need to improve your self-belief so that you can showcase your value to the industry. Additionally, we will focus on helping you to develop skills in commercial ability, networking and professional relationship management, as well as strategies for career maintenance and growth. Providing you with the best chance of succeeding at the highest level in your field.
Interested in finding out more? Click here to view our full course details or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can give us a call on 01204 903807.
*The Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide – 2022 – Northwest
**Complete University Guide – 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 – Northwest