12 months
12950 GBP/year
7020 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Psychology (Conversion) offered by the University of Bolton is a great way to develop and enhance your critical understanding of psychological theories, methods and debates. What’s more, you can achieve eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).


Psychology (Conversion) offered by the University of Bolton is ideal if you’re looking to pursue a psychology-related career or further professional training in psychology. 

The programme modules cover specific areas of psychology equivalent to those in the British Psychological Society‘s qualification exam and will give you an opportunity to achieve a firm grounding in psychological theories, approaches and research methods.

You will study in classes alongside other undergraduate students, as it offers you the opportunity to share in a wider variety of opinions and experiences, helping to broaden your view of psychology. 

Students at Psychology (Conversion) will:

  • enjoy support from approachable staff with a diverse range of research interests.
  • benefit from innovative methods of teaching and assessment.
  • have the chance to learn how to apply advanced critical analysis and evidence-based reasoning to current research and methodology.
  • develop much sought-after transferable skills as they prepare for postgraduate employment or training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Social and Critical Psychology
  • Advanced Biopsychology
  • Advanced Cognitive Psychology
  • Advanced Personality and Developmental Psychology
  • Psychological and Social Research: Review, Evaluation and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, you should have at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2.1) in a relevant subject; for instance, social science or science.
  • You must also have Mathematics GCSE at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent).
  • If you don’t meet the entry requirements listed above, but can offer alternative evidence of your capacity to succeed on this course, we’ll be happy to consider your application.
  • We'll consider applications where appropriate work experience can be demonstrated in lieu of, or in addition to, the published academic qualifications in line with the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) procedures.

Tuition Fee

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    12950 GBP/year
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  • National

    7020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7020 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bolton

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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