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“We have an excellent suite of laboratories for cognitive, neuroscience and behavioural psychology.”

Psychology is the study of the human mind, and how individuals think and behave. It’s a fascinating and far-ranging field, and the skills you develop on a Psychology course can transfer to many careers that require strong abilities in research, analysis and communication.

The University of Bolton has a strong tradition of teaching Psychology, and we were one the first Higher Education institutions in the UK to establish a degree course in the subject.

Psychology research at Bolton was graded as world class by the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Recent investment has resulted in an excellent suite of laboratories for cognitive, neuroscience and behavioural psychology. You’ll have access to the latest equipment in your research, such as eye-tracking glasses and face-reading software.

The School of Education and Psychology is home to Psychology courses and activity at the University of Bolton. See the School of Education and Psychology section of this website for information on staff, events, and news.

BSc (Hons) Psychology
BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling
BSc (Hons) Criminological and Forensic Psychology
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Foundation Year
FndCert International Foundation Programme (Psychology)
MSc Psychology
MSc Positive Psychology
MSc Social Neuroscience
PgDip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies
MSc Psychology (Conversion)

Teaching Intensive, Research Informed

Your education at the University of Bolton is ‘Teaching Intensive, Research Informed’. The department has established an excellent research reputation nationally and internationally. The research by our highly qualified and experienced academic staff directly informs their teaching, so you can be sure you’re benefiting from the knowledge and expertise of the department.

Professional collaborations

Interested in collaborating with the University of Bolton? The School of Education and Psychology is always interested in working with other institutions and businesses. Please contact us if you would like further information on collaboration opportunities.

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