University of Bolton

University of Bolton

Psychological Studies

Students learn about the core theories and concepts of psychology that apply to a wide range of human behaviour including language acquisition, learning, personality and relationships and gain an understanding of the philosophical, historical and social issues that have influenced the study and practice of psychology; students also learn the methods of psychological research, for example collecting and analysing data and are taught key skills such as accessing and evaluating information and effective communication.

Entry requirements

A Lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2:2), including a minimum of 60 credits in psychology; if English is not an applicants 1st language: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Advanced research methods: Advanced biopsychology; advanced cognitive psychology; advanced personality and developmental psychology; advanced social and critical psychology; plus a dissertation.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bolton Bolton BL3 5AB North West

Key information

Telephone number: 
01204 903903