Taught course

Psychology

Institution
University of Bolton · Faculty of Wellbeing and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should have an Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours degree (or higher) in Psychology, which is accredited by the British Psychology Society for Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

If you have a Lower Second Class (2:2) Honours degree in Psychology, then you may be accepted on to the programme following a successful interview. We may also ask you to provide a portfolio of your work, as part of the application process.

Relevant work experience can also provide an advantage.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The University of Bolton was one of the first to establish a degree course in the subject of psychology and the Department has a well-respected, vibrant learning and research culture. This course offers you the opportunity to build on the knowledge and understanding gained from your undergraduate studies, develop your intellectual and thinking skills to a very high standard and enhance your independent research abilities.

You’ll be guided and taught by highly skilled and experienced staff focused on maximising your potential. They will encourage you to develop an advanced critical appreciation of contemporary methods, theories and issues in psychology highlighting the links between your research and clinical practice. You’ll apply your research and analysis skills to a substantial piece of independent research, demonstrating your understanding of appropriate ethical issues in context.

The course is also designed to enhance your practice, providing you with employment and career progression opportunities for a diverse range of careers, including psychology and therapy, the helping or health professions, social work, education, private practice, human resources and retail management.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you'll also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
18 months
part time
30 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries
Email
enquiries@bolton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1204 903903