Faculty of Professional Studies

Welcome to Faculty of Professional Studies

Welcome to Faculty of Professional Studies

The Faculty of Professional Studies supports students on a wide range of programmes. It enables you to achieve your full potential in your chosen field of study, whether it is Psychology, Business Studies, Accountancy, Law or Education. Our programmes will stretch and challenge you by combining practical and theoretical elements of your chosen area, all geared towards your future employability portfolios.

Our tutors have a wide range of experience in industry, education and clinical practice which ensure you are prepared to meet the demands of the competitive job market. Alternatively, should you wish to pursue a career in research or higher degrees, we can also support you on that pathway.


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Subject areas

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Accounting

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Business Management | Retail | Logistics | Supply Chain Management

The University of Bolton’s BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice (Top-up) degree investigates the approaches applied to crime, deviance and victimisation. Our industry experienced academic staff will support you to develop Honours-level skills in safeguard

Crime & Criminal Justice

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Education and Teacher Training

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Law

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Psychology

Faculty of Professional Studies

With a student body of around 11,000 you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many courses, you can be sure you are a name, not just a number.

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Testimonials

Boluwatife Oyesola

Accountancy | 2019

"When I had the opportunity to study accountancy I was the happiest girl alive! Our lecturers are incredible. Their availability and willingness to help make you want to give it all you've got."

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R.Harding

Crime and Criminal Justice |

"The course is very interesting and engaging taught by professional lecturers with experience within the criminal justice system. Due to the smaller class sizes the sessions have a more personal feel to them with lots of support both in and outside the classroom."

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Joseph Benson

MSc International Management | 2017

"My main reason for choosing the University of Bolton was because of its small class sizes. This enables interactive lessons and quality education through one-to-one support. The facilities at the Institute of Management are also state-of-the-art, which makes studying here inspiring and informative."

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Josh Foster

Law | 2018

"I attended an offer-holder day and was immediately interested in what the law entailed. The university is very welcoming and the lecturers are very supportive. The law school offers a wide range of opportunities, especially for students from a non-law background. The course is very well organised and the teaching is very in-depth and highly stimulating. The course allows us to gain knowledge over a broad range of subjects."

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Get Enrolled on Our Psychology Degree Courses Today

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

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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 ...

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