20/08/2020

Categories: Psychology, Undergradute

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 details

A team of experienced and qualified academics will guide you through the scientific principles of psychology and the application of them in any number of fields, from counselling, forensics, criminology, HR, teaching and just about any other aspect of everyday life.

You will journey through the history of psychology and how it has led to the modern-day techniques and science used in society today. At every stage, we will encourage you to explore and analyse both the methods and relevance of each topic.

Every student will develop the professional and personal skills required to have a career in their chosen field, taking advantage of our state-of-the-art equipment and software, as well as innovative methods devised by our lecturers.

There will be an opportunity to complete a work placement module to gain vital real-world experience.

Studying with us

Choosing to study psychology at the University of Bolton is a fantastic choice because we are committed to offering the best university experience.

Teaching Quality

We have invested in both our academic staff, the facilities and the overall campus to offer one of the best university experiences for teaching in the country. This is shown by being voted the best for Teaching Quality in the UK for psychology (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).

Student Satisfaction

We understand students want to enjoy their university experience and we have created a friendly, supportive campus that promotes wellbeing, diversity and education. For those that wish to explore, we are perfectly placed in the North West, within an easy commute to Manchester and Liverpool.

Financial Support

Do you have at least 128 UCAS points? Then you’re eligible for our Vice-Chancellors Scholarship, which will boost your UniAsItShouldBe account from £150 to £1,000 for the first year. To find out more about our scholarships and bursaries, please click here.

Choosing your career path

Graduates may choose to go down the more traditional psychology career path, with this degree offering accreditation to the British Psychological Society, to those who achieve the required standard.

You may wish to move into counselling, criminology and forensics, sports science, education and social work.

Organisations are increasingly understanding the importance of mental health and this has led to job roles opening up within both public and private organisations, particularly within HR and occupational health.

Get started

Visit the BSc (Hons) Psychology course page today to find out everything you need to know and start your journey with us!

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