22/10/2021

Can A Psychology Degree Help Me Become A Therapist?

Are you considering studying a psychology degree but not sure of the potential career prospects afterwards? Choosing the right degree is key, and there’s lots to consider before you are ready to apply. There are many different psychology degrees offered in the Greater Manchester area, but we’re going to cover why you should study a psychology degree at the University of Bolton and to help shed some insight on the question of what can I actually do with my psychology degree?

What Will Your Psychology Degree Cover at The University Of Bolton?

Studying a degree in psychology will provide you with a great insight into the human mind and help you form a great basis of understanding human behaviours. It will also allow you to learn all about the elements of psychology in our excellent lab facilities and on specialised work placements. Bolton was one of the first universities to offer a degree in psychology, our staff are highly experienced and qualified and will help you on your way to choosing your specialism within this field.

On the course you can expect to develop a high level understanding of psychology as a whole and get to experience interesting and exciting modules such as psychometrics and biopsychology and further your knowledge and understanding of the subject. You will also have the option to choose from a range of optional modules depending on where your interests in psychology may lie.

What Can I Do With My Psychology Degree? 

Studying psychology at the University of Bolton will help prepare you to experience and choose from a wide-range of career paths, including roles as a professional psychologist, teacher, social worker or enable you to enter sectors such as the police force, prison services or armed forces.

You can of course go on to become a therapist once you have obtained your bachelor’s degree in psychology. You will also have the option to go on to further your studies on the various courses the university offers in psychology masters degrees.

Why study psychology at the University of Bolton?

The University of Bolton is one of the top universities in the UK. We are recognised as a Guardian Top 50 university and are renowned for the quality of our teaching. Our psychology courses are ranked top 10 in the UK and first in Greater Manchester for student satisfaction for the fourth year running, according to the Complete University Guide 2022. We are a small, supportive and inclusive university with a diverse student population, supported by our award-winning Student Support services team.

The University of Bolton offers one of the oldest as well as one of the most established psychology courses in the UK. We offer an award-winning psychology course which is accredited by the British Psychology Society (BPS). So if you’re thinking of studying a psychology degree in the Greater Manchester area, why not come and see what Bolton has to offer on one of our open days? In addition to a well-positioned campus within easy reach of Bolton town centre and with brilliant transport links, the bustling city centre of Manchester is just a quick train or bus ride away.

To check out more about our psychology courses then click here Psychology

If youd like further information or have any questions, our team is here to talk with you. Call +44 (0)1204 900 600 or email enquiries@bolton.ac.uk.

 

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