Psychology News

25 August 2022

Sports Psychologists are in booming demand!

“George helped me with the art of mindfulness. To be neither distracted nor focussed, rigid nor flexible, passive nor aggressive. I just learned to be”.  Wondering who said this? It was 5-time NBA champion ...

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29 July 2022

Learning about the Science of the Mind

Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour; does this sound interesting? It’s fascinating how the human brain operates differently in everybody, so wouldn’t it be great to pursue a career learning more about the scientific aspec...

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27 April 2022

How Psychologists Study the Mind

Looking into studying for an applied psychology degree? Perhaps you’re interested in how the mind works. The truth is the

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25 February 2022

Psychology Master’s: 7 Reasons to Stay On at University

A degree in psychology can lead to a number of career paths, but some of these careers may require a second degree. A psychology master’s can help you access the best psychology degree jobs where postgraduate training is vital.I...

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04 February 2022

Education and Teacher Training - Why teaching has become the career for those wh...

 It’s over a century since Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw, wrote the words, “Those who can do; those who can’t, teach” for his 1905 stage play ‘Man and Superman’. It’s a stubborn phrase that has taken roo...

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01 February 2022

Psychology Postgraduates: Can You Think Yourself Young?

Eternal youth and all-around good health…according to research, it’s all in our heads!The latest research is in; the younger you feel, the younger you are. A positive outlook on life does more than improving y...

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06 January 2022

10 Things Only Psychology Students Will Understand!

Psychology students are mind readers, right?Are you doing your postgraduate in psychology? Or perhaps you’re an undergraduate with friends from others courses? From silly stereotypes to underestimating the amount of work you hav...

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06 December 2021

What is Psychology?

If you love listening to people and finding out how the mind works, a degree in psychology could be the perfect choice for you.Psychology can open the door to a wide range of different careers including t...

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30 November 2021

How to Study Like a Pro in Psychology

Get the inside track on effective study methods for psychology students!Studying psychology courses at university can be demanding, particularly if you’re doing your master’s. But it’s a hugely rewa...

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02 November 2021

How to Survive Your Psychology Master's

How to get your master’s in psychology with a spring in your step! At the University of Bolton, we’ve been in the Top 10 in the UK for Student...

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09 August 2021

Want to specialise in teaching? Then we have the course for you!

The impression a teacher makes in their classroom can greatly influence the next generation to get into teaching. This is why at the University of Bolton; we aim to inspire and nurture our Education and Teacher Training students.O...

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28 July 2021

What can I do with an Education and Teacher Training degree?

Education can be one of the most rewarding sectors anyone can work in. Not only will you shape the minds of the future, but you’ll no doubt find a moment in your education career where you can step back and realise all the good you hav...

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24 February 2021

Could You Be a Research and Experimental Psychologist?

Does delving into the inner workings of human behaviour sound like something you’d enjoy? A career as psychology research could be for you.Gaining a master’s in Psychology is a common route for many Undergradu...

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24 February 2021

COVID’s Mental Health Crisis: An Important Time to Study Psychotherapy

What does the future of mental health and psychotherapy careers look like as we embark on the roadmap out of COVID?The MSc Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) course at the University of Bolton in Greater M...

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16 February 2021

Alternative Psychology Career Paths: Research and Experimental Psychologists

Gaining a master’s in Psychology is a common route for many Undergraduate students looking to expand their knowledge and hone their skills for the workplace. While Postgraduate training is not a mandatory requirement for some related c...

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27 November 2020

Psychology Conversion Jobs: Professional and Personal Development

There are a number of professions you can pursue with the MSc Psychology Conversion course at the University of Bolton. Psychology conversion jobs and career paths are varied, and our course will give you eligibility for the Graduate Bas...

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27 November 2020

Professional and Personal Development with a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Master’...

For counselling practitioners or psychology graduates, the University of Bolton’s MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies course can be a great way to enjoy professional and personal development. If you want to enhance your CV and boos...

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26 November 2020

Enjoy Personal Development with a Positive Psychology Master's

The science of positive thinking is about improving mental health with a new mindset, a learned optimism that can make people happier, more appreciative, and more resilient. For ambitious psychology graduates looking to increase their sk...

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23 November 2020

Why Choose the University of Bolton to Upskill in a Psychology Master's?

Postgraduate study is a requirement if you want to become a chartered psychologist and register as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). It’s also a necessary step for those wanting to move ...

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23 November 2020

Youth Worker Training and Upskilling: Essential Traits

Working with young people is highly rewarding, but not everyone has the right qualities to be successful in such an important profession. What you do directly impacts young lives and the local community, so it’s important to upskill an...

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08 September 2020

Get Enrolled on Our Psychology Degree Courses Today

Careers in psychology offer a great deal of job satisfaction, giving you true purpose and a fantastic sense of achievement when you successfully help others overcome their problems. If you dream of a career in working with those who are ...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BSc Psychology

Want to study at a university that really cares about its students? The University of Bolton offers some of the best teaching in the UK, ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide for the last ...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Psychology looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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28 May 2020

How positive psychology can benefit you

Mental health is a trending global topic, and with good reason, suicide rates have been increasing year-on-year with the majority of deaths involving men. The social norms that confined us all are slowly deteriorating and being told to '...

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04 May 2020

Develop an in-depth understanding of Psychology

What is Psychology? Psychology is the study of human behaviour, helping us understand how the body and mind work together. There have been thousands of studies and research methods used to try and understand human behaviour better;...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Psychology degree?

Our thought processes have a significant impact on how we feel, how we learn, how we behave, and what we can achieve. Past experiences, traumatic events and social factors can distort our thinking, which can impact on all aspects of our ...

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19 June 2019

John Zavos Has Just Graduated From His PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Educati...

John Zavos is a full-time trainee teacher who has just graduated from his PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ English (Literacy and ESOL), gaining a double distinction in practice and theory.Dr Sarah Telfer (Associ...

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10 June 2019

Everyday is Different in Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care offer some of the most rewarding, challenging and important jobs going – roles which give you the chance to meaningfully improve life for individuals, families, and even whole communities.If you are ready ...

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04 June 2019

A Career Change: To QTLS, Teacher Trainer Assessor/mentor with a Masters in Educ...

After 20 years in the industry and completing undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, I decided I wanted a career change, so in 2010 I joined the University of Bolton as a PGDE student. Seven years on, I had completed my QTLS, bec...

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04 June 2019

Dr Rebecca Woolley Voted Outstanding Lecturer Of The Year

Dr Rebecca Woolley from Teacher Education was voted 'Outstanding Lecturer of the Year' by her trainee teachers.Every year Bolton SU asks students to nominate the staff, student reps and societies at the University of Bolton, in th...

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01 January 1970

Trainee Teacher Gains Teaching Employment Before Her PGCE Course Ends!

Charlotte Batra is currently a trainee teacher on the PGCE (M) ESOL and Literacy pathway at the University of Bolton. She has just been offered a full-time position teaching Literacy for Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES) where sh...

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