MSc in Psychology (University of Bolton)

The master’s programme MSc in Psychology of the University of Bolton is a one-year programme which involves the comprehensive study of selected areas in psychology at an advanced level and the acquisition of professional and research skills. 

The distinctive feature of the master's programme is its flexibility, as the course is offered during weekends, so that professionals can fully focus on their post-graduate studies whilst working.

The programme involves the following taught components, all delivered in English. 


  • Neuropsychological Assessment of Clinical Populations
  • Current Issues in Forensic Psychology
  • Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for Anxiety Disorders
  • Computing & Cyberpsychology
  • Psychological & Social Research: Review, Evaluation & Design
  • Psychology Dissertation Proposal
  • Psychology Dissertation (15,000 words)

To enter in the programme, students must have:

  • an honours degree in psychology recognised by the British Psychological Association or equivalent, with classification at least 2(i) although candidates with a 2(ii) or equivalent are welcome to apply and may be offered a place on the programme initially as ‘associate’ students.
  • a good standard of English (IELTS 6.5 or a recognised equivalent).

The MSc in Pyschology is a 1-year full-time programme, taught exclusively in the English language. 

Work opportunities in counseling (with additional training), research, business, human resource management and the social sciences.