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06 December 2022

Mechanical Engineering; A Fascinating Industry

The MSc Mechanical Engineering course at the University of Bolton seeks to fill the requirement for qualified engineers with postgraduate knowledge and ...

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05 December 2022

Clinical treatment skills you'll learn with a master’s in sports rehabilitation

A master's in sports rehabilitation can provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in a career working with athletes. The curriculum for this type of degree is designed to give students a well-rounded education in sport...

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04 December 2022

Famous People with Arts Masters Degrees

Do you dream of having a career in the arts? If so, an MA in Applied and Community Arts at the University of Bolton could be the perfect course for you. This postgraduate course will develop your knowledge and understanding in this area,...

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02 December 2022

Key Principles of Nursing Associate Practice

Nursing|FdSc Nursing Associate The nursing profession has an extraordinarily long and distinguished history, dating all the way back to the Roman Empire in 300AD. Nurses provide essential care to patients in...

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02 December 2022

Top Software Engineering Trends for 2023

Technology is the lifeblood of any industry. According to GlobeNewswire, the global DevSecOps market will be worth

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02 December 2022

Latest discoveries in the fight against diseases

Medicine is constantly advancing, with researchers introducing new diagnostic and treatment methods annually. For example, hospital rooms now have rolling MRI devices to assess patients and quickly administer the correct treatment. This ...

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30 November 2022

3 Games to Boost Your Coding Skills

Learning to create and publish your own digital games, either at home or on a degree course like the University of Bolton’s BSc (Hons) Games Programming

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29 November 2022

New developments in motorsport engineering

Motorsport engineering is an ever-changing and developing field. With new technologies and approaches being developed all the time, it can be hard to keep up with the latest trends. Here's an overview of some of the newest developments i...

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25 November 2022

Construction project management: A great career choice

A construction project manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing construction projects. They work with other members of the construction team to ensure that the project is completed on time, within budget, and to ...

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24 November 2022

Celebrities Who Studied English and Creative Writing

 At the University of Bolton, you can create a master's degree tailored to meet your needs. Through various engaging projects, you can develop your creative practice as part of this new and exciting

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23 November 2022

5 Accountancy Jobs with a Difference

It's no secret that people who know how to do accounting are in high demand. Most individuals seeking to enter the area of accounting take a rather typical, conventional path after receiving a bachelor's degree in the subject. 

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23 November 2022

A LOOK AT THE BIGGEST TRENDS IN GRAPHIC DESIGN

If you are a graphic designer, you must be aware that regardless of the project, you must be up to date on the newest design trends; colourful and bold, including 3D components, doodle elements, and experimental typefaces.&nb...

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23 November 2022

Take Your First Steps Toward a Career in Adult Nursing

Adult nursing is a big responsibility that puts you in a position where you have to care for a vulnerable person. Understandably, it’s important to have the right qualifications to make sure that when you do set out to practice adult n...

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23 November 2022

Adult Mental Health and Social Workers

Every year, one in six people in the UK suffer from some form of mental health issue and many of these people have little support from family ...

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23 November 2022

Bolton Graduates Create Hollywood Films

It takes a lot of ability to be a successful special effects make-up artist and even more to create impactful looks for the big screen. ...

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22 November 2022

Psychology - Is your phone turning you into a compulsive buyer?

With Black Friday looming on the horizon and the continued adoption of smartphones at earlier ages giving advertisers more opportunity than ever to promote both their bargains, and not-so-bargains. Let’s take a look at the psychology b...

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22 November 2022

The world of advanced and additive manufacturing

The advanced manufacturing and additive world is a fascinating and ever-changing landscape. With innovations constantly popping up, it's hard to keep up with all of them!  In preparation for the scheduled opening of the...

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20 November 2022

The Most In-Demand Business Administration Skills

Business administration jobs are to grow by 7% from 2021 to 2031, so opportunities await. This represents 715,100 new jobs over ...

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14 November 2022

What’s Happening Inside the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing?

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14 November 2022

New Changes in Accountancy - What Does this Mean for Businesses?

The accountancy industry is an ever-shifting landscape. With the right skills and up-to-date knowledge of what’s going on, it’s a great time to either pursue or enhance your career in the accountancy industry.   

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11 November 2022

Mathematical methods that every civil engineer needs to know

In an industry that is vital towards the future construction of the country, civil engineers are in demand; with the number of engineering graduates needing to double to meet the projected industry demand. In fact, in the lead-up to this...

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10 November 2022

Additive Manufacturing News from Formnext

This blog will focus on additive manufacturing following our visit to Formnext, Europe’s premier showcase of additive manufacturing. The leading industry platform for additive manufacturing and industrial 3D printing, Formnext is the i...

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08 November 2022

Deep breathing, stress and core fitness

Strength and conditioning are an important part of any athlete's training program, and it's also a vital component of rehabilitation programs for people who have been injured. If you're thinking about continuing your studies with a

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07 November 2022

Top 3 issues that young people are facing today

Young people today are facing some tough issues. From advancing technology and socio-cultural problems that are out of people’s control, it can be easy for today’s youth to be led down the wrong path or become left feeling trapped in...

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07 November 2022

Why Study Fashion at the University of Bolton?

Fashion is a subject based around total creative freedom, so here at the University of Bolton, we dedicate ourselves to devising new and unique ways for students to explore their courses. No matter which sector of the industry you study,...

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07 November 2022

How to Build Your Photography Portfolio the Right Way

Presenting a stunning photography portfolio is an essential part of securing work as a professional photographer. So why not start early, and make it a fun and easy exercise by doing it the right way? There are many different criteria to...

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07 November 2022

Criminal Justice: What is a Modus Operandi?

You’ve probably heard a detective or police officer in TV or film refer to an “MO” when investigating a series of crimes by the same offender, but what does the term “modus operandi” mean? It’s a term that comes up not just i...

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07 November 2022

What's it like studying business management at Bolton

Stepping Forward into the Business World When you walk into the Institute of Management (IoM) in the morning you won’t feel like a regular student attending University. Crossing the broad expanse of flagst...

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07 November 2022

3D Development Techniques for Digital Artists in Gaming

The gaming industry is estimated to reach £147 billion by the end of 2022. This represents an annual growth rate...

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07 November 2022

Healthcare: What is Neurodiversity?

Neurodiversity is a word that we are beginning to hear more frequently in the press, workplace and educational institutions. In the world of health and social care taking into account the differences between individuals and how that impa...

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07 November 2022

Responsibilities of An Operating Department Practitioner

In April 2021, around 4.7 million people were waiting for routine operations in England. Of course, the coronavirus pandemic played a huge role in this, with 388,0...

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02 November 2022

Big Questions for Child Nursing in 2023

The year 2023 will be here before we know it! And with the healthcare industry constantly evolving, child nurses need to be prepared for the changes that are taking place. So, what big questions will child nursing face in 2023? &nbs...

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02 November 2022

How to gain legal experience while studying law

Many law students are wondering how they can gain additional experience during their studies. After all, practical experience is essential in the legal field. Fortunately, there are several ways to get your foot in the door and start gai...

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02 November 2022

How to Write your UCAS Personal Statement

The personal statement is a key part of your UCAS application. It's your chance to describe your ambitions, skills, and experience to your five chosen university choices. You'll need to write it in 650 words or less. So, what should you ...

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02 November 2022

The 5 Best Podcasts for Sports Rehabilitation Information

If you're looking for some good podcasts to listen to on the topic of sports rehabilitation, you've come to the right place. In this blog post, we'll share with you the five best podcasts about sports rehabilitation that we could find. T...

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28 October 2022

The Role of Ethical Hacking in Cybersecurity

The term “hacker” has long been associated with negative connotations. When we think of hackers, we often think of individuals who use their technical skills for malicious purposes, such as stealing sensitive information or installin...

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25 October 2022

The Importance of Working Capital Management in Business Accounting

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25 October 2022

Dental Technology: Then and Now

Dental technology has hugely advanced over recent years; and in an industry where 80% of UK adults are visiting the dentist regularly, it’s clear th...

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25 October 2022

5 Reasons to Study Paramedic Science

Are you considering a career in the medical field? If so, you might want to consider studying paramedic science. Paramedics provide pre-hospital emergency care and transport patients to hospitals or other healthcare facilities. They are ...

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25 October 2022

Emerging Roles in Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is an interesting field of study, offering great career opportunities. From researching social science topics related to law and crime, to conducting exams of criminal defendants; including duties such as jury selecti...

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25 October 2022

How the Legal Profession is becoming more diverse

It’s no secret that the face of the legal profession is changing, and changing for good. From an industry that has historically been dominated by white males, we are now seeing a more diverse group of lawyers and legal professionals in...

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25 October 2022

Psychological Benefits of Creative Writing

In an age of digitisation and technology, creative writing has emerged as the next hot topic. From bloggers to marketers, it has become an enjoyable career for many. Creative writing is on its way to becoming one of the highest-p...

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25 October 2022

Best Practice in Safeguarding Training

Safeguarding training is an important part of everyday life and it forms the backbone of a solid strategy for protecting every vulnerable party in the health and social care industry. However, it is important to understand that there are...

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25 October 2022

The University of Bolton's Midwifery Degree: Why It's the Right Choice for You

Have you been considering a career in midwifery? If so, you need to make sure you choose the right degree program to set you up for success. The University of Bolton's

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25 October 2022

Your Journey to a Career in Make-Up and Special Effects at Bolton

Looking to follow in the footsteps of

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21 October 2022

WHY DIGITAL CONTENT IS THE NEXT BIG THING!

As more individuals use the Internet for information, there has been a rise in digital content to meet the need. By 2030, the global digital content creation market is anticipated to be worth $38.2 billion. The advent of virt...

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18 October 2022

Student Satisfaction is at the heart of #UniAsItShouldBe

At Bolton, we are proud to be voted in the Top 40 of The Guardian Good University Guide

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18 October 2022

#BoltonUni; giving students industry-standard study spaces

In such a competitive environment for graduates entering the workplace, gaining a degree at an institution that invests in excellent facilities is imperative for career success. At the University of Bolton, we recognise the importance of...

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18 October 2022

Who was the first real Psychologist?

Understanding how we humans think, and what makes us tick is fascinating. If you are interested in psychology and pursuing a career in this ever-expanding sector. Let's provide you with some background about the grandfather of psych...

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18 October 2022

Career opportunities for film and media production graduates

Following a degree in film and media production, you will have the practical experience, professional knowledge, and academic qualifications needed to launch your career. Whether you have a passion for scriptwriting, cinematography, came...

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18 October 2022

How Dental Technology can benefit patients and dentists worldwide

The dental industry provided 19 million fewer treatments between March and November 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.  For an essential i...

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17 October 2022

#BoltonUni: No extra costs or additional fees

An important part of creating an inclusive, positive and supportive university experience is making sure that our courses are available to students no matter their backgrounds or disadvantages. Since 2016, the University of ...

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17 October 2022

Bolton; Giving you smaller class sizes and more support

“My main reason for choosing the University of Bolton was because of its small class sizes. This enables interactive lessons and quality education through one-to-one support.” - Joseph Benson | International Man...

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17 October 2022

The University of Bolton: Offering great career opportunities

We are here to support your career ambitions. At the University of Bolton, we think that your education should aim for more than just good grades. To help prepare our graduates for employment we provide exte...

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17 October 2022

Putting our students needs first

As any teacher knows, quality teaching is essential for student success. The small class sizes at Bolton University mean that our lecturers get to know their students by name. By taking the time to provide more frequent one-to-one suppor...

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04 October 2022

The Case for Artificial Intelligence in Art

Artists, students and anyone who uses social media will probably have seen art generated by Artificial Intelligence in their feeds recently. You might even have tried using some of the websites used to generate...

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03 October 2022

5 Great Free Digital Tools for Animation and Illustration Students

If you’re preparing to attend University to study a modern creative course,...

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03 October 2022

Network Security – Preparing for a connected future

Why Network Secu...

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30 September 2022

Thinking about University? Attend an Open Day!

Going to university is a big decision and should not be taken lightly. It is key that you are confident you have done the right research to make sure you are making the right choices; for university and course.  The Univ...

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14 September 2022

How to write a first-class essay in 4 easy steps

You’ve just started your journey with the University of Bolton and your first assignment has come through. It’s fair to say that the required standard for essay writing at university is a considerable step up from what you’ve exper...

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25 August 2022

Why Business Management is Vital for Growth in Start-ups

“I don’t go into ventures to make a fortune. I do it because I’m not satisfied with the way others are doing business”.  If you didn’t already know who said this, it was the British entrepreneur and o...

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25 August 2022

3 BIG Technologies to look out for in 2023  

Those born in the 21st century will be unaware of what life was like before the Internet. Ever since the creation of the World Wide Web in 1989, its connective technology has rapidly evolved into an essential part of our lives. ...

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25 August 2022

Sports Psychologists are in booming demand!

“George helped me with the art of mindfulness. To be neither distracted nor focussed, rigid nor flexible, passive nor aggressive. I just learned to be”.  Wondering who said this? It was 5-time NBA champion ...

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25 August 2022

Lawyer vs. Solicitor… What is the difference?

Former US President Donald Trump has once again been in the centre of the legal news with his new lawsuit over...

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25 August 2022

Health and Social Care: The Rising Demand for Workers

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25 August 2022

Emerging Global Technologies in Mechanical Engineering 

Have you heard of Kate Gleason? Known for setting the mechanical engineering world alight for female engineers by becoming the first member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; she quickly became a pioneer woman in her field....

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11 August 2022

NHS Nursing: The Supply and Demand Crisis 

The NHS is full of heroes; and you can become one of them with support from the University of Bolton! Demand for nursing staff in UK hospitals is not being met. As a result, April 2022 saw the number of people on a waiting l...

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11 August 2022

How F1 is accelerating the future of automotive performance engineering

Do you aspire to work in F1? Like the idea of engineering the race car of one of your heroes?  Cars are a vital part of all our daily lives, but for some the automotive industry is much more than just going from point A...

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03 August 2022

Covid-19 Vaccination: Learn to develop the next life-saving medicine

Want to be a part of the team creating the next life-saving medicine? The UK recently made history by becoming among the first to roll out the Covid-19 vaccination, just nine months after the first lockdown began; and despit...

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03 August 2022

Special Effects: The Unsung Hero of Film Production

Want to use your creativity, and love the idea of working in the film industry? [image src="/assets/fbf0ed9faa/Film-FX-4.JPG" id="24661" width="448" height="299" class="left ss-htmleditorfield-file image" title="film fx at Bolton" a...

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03 August 2022

How Dental Technology is Transforming the Dental Industry

Dental technologists are the backbone that keeps Britain smiling. Dental technology is a fast-growing industry, with patient demand increasing rapidly; there are

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03 August 2022

Top 3 Tips to Remember when Aspiring to a Career in Physiotherapy

Keen sports fan and want to combine your hobby with a career?  Sport is a major part of our society. With football, rugby, golf, cricket, Formula 1, snooker, athletics, and much more, you can normally find that there’...

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03 August 2022

Analysing the Importance of Biomedical Engineering Today

Interested in a career combining technology and healthcare?   Before we can judge the importance of biomedical engineering, we need to be able to define what it is. By definition, it is the

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03 August 2022

The Future of Robotics: What you need to know

Humans versus Robots, and the winner is...   In a rapidly digitalising society, the mechanical engineering industry is being transformed. This is because with the projected artificial intelligence (AI) takeover, wi...

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03 August 2022

Why Consider a Career in Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering is an essential industry; we all need electricity. It’s also a sector that is experiencing higher levels of chaos than even with the significant electrical pricing increases. Electronic engineers are

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03 August 2022

Bolton School of the Arts: Letting your Creativity Flourish

Are you interested in a career as an artist, designer, animator, choreographer, or illustrator? A degree in creative arts can make this happen. If you consider yourself creative and aspire to a career you would love, this could be a grea...

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02 August 2022

Learn How to Create the Next Top-Selling Game!

Are you a keen gamer? Wouldn’t it be great to build a career combining work with your beloved hobby; people’s working dream is to secure a job in an industry that they love. It means that work doesn’t feel like a chore, like someth...

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02 August 2022

Fashion Trends 2022/23: What can we expect

A combination of the rise in fast fashion and the recent Coronavirus pandemic has caused a huge shift in 2022 fashion trends. With the likes of ...

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02 August 2022

Express your Creative Thinking with an English Degree

Do you have a way with, or love the written word? Or, perhaps you express yourself best through writing your feelings down or by resonating with an enticing novel? These are traits associated with an english and creative writing degree. ...

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02 August 2022

Social Work/ Health and Social Care: Caring for those in need

Do you have a caring personality?   Although both health and social care and social work both involve caring for others, however, they are very different disciplines. For instance,

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02 August 2022

Child Developmental Milestones: What are they?

Have you ever considered an early year's childhood studies degree?  Children’s early years are defined as the period

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02 August 2022

2022: Celebrating Women in Civil Engineering

Despite the fight for equality, we are still seeing a gender gap in civil engineering careers with women making up just

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01 August 2022

The Camera: An Extension of our Eyes

Today, photography can be broadly defined. The advancement of technology means that it is at our fingertips, even from our most cherished smartphones. Essentially,

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01 August 2022

Build your Employability with a Business Management Degree

Are you excited by the evolving world of business? Today’s society is seeing a huge increase in digitally oriented business as more and more people have adapted to remote working methods over the last two years. Perhaps, you aspire to ...

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01 August 2022

A Role in Accountancy Adds Up

Ever heard people saying that there is strength in numbers? This has never been truer when it comes to the world of accountancy. In fact, the growth potential for accountancy is huge, particularly for graduate accountants. In a survey of...

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01 August 2022

I fought the Law, and the Law won

Are you excited by the world of law? A top legal case can take over the digital world; did you find yourself engrossed in the recent legal battle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard? Were you Team Johnny or Team Amber? What’s more, is ...

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01 August 2022

Technology: The Future of Society

According to the World Economic Forum, the global workforce is undergoing a huge technological shift that many are referring to as the ‘fourth industrial revolution’. In fact, it is estimated that almost

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31 July 2022

Five hidden gems for software engineering students

As technology becomes more critical for businesses across all industries, the need for innovative software and engineers to develop it grows. Software engineering is a highly sought-after profession and getting a

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29 July 2022

Make a positive difference with a role in education

 Are you looking to stimulate, motivate, and educate people’s lives? Whether you are looking into primary, secondary, or higher education degrees, a career in this rewarding sector could be a great way of shaping the future ge...

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29 July 2022

Learning about the Science of the Mind

Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour; does this sound interesting? It’s fascinating how the human brain operates differently in everybody, so wouldn’t it be great to pursue a career learning more about the scientific aspec...

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29 July 2022

Benefits of a Master’s in Physician Associate Studies

Many doctors and medical teams rely on physician associates to help diagnose and treat various common and complex disorders. You will get the clinical expertise and knowledge necessary to deliver high-quality treatment while working unde...

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28 July 2022

Community Development: Learning the Principles of Youth Work

Do you care about your community?   We are living in a society where there are so many distractions, meaning that it can be easy to become led down the wrong path, particularly among the younger generation. But wha...

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27 July 2022

Why an MA in Early Childhood Studies Makes Sense for Your Future

Are you looking for a sustainable and high-rewarding career? An MA in Early Childhood Studies is your stepping stone to achieving this objective. Early childhood specialists are in high demand, and the industry generates new opportunitie...

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25 July 2022

The cost-of-living crisis: How it’s affecting world financial markets

Due to global issues such as the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, the rising price of oil, and the war between Russia and Ukraine, the world is facing a cost-of-living crisis. Broadly defining it, we are referring to the rising cos...

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22 July 2022

Top Fashion Icons to Look Out for in 2023!

Are you interested in a career in fashion? MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice at the University of Bolton provides an opportunity to gain the d...

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22 July 2022

Top Special Effects Make-Up Artists to Look Out For

It’s no secret that the film industry is rapidly evolving, particularly in the special effects sector. Perhaps, you’re a fan of Harry Potter, Avatar, or even Lord of the Rings? These are examples of some of the best-selling films tha...

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21 July 2022

Five Celebrities who also Trained as Police Officers

Can’t find the right master’s course for you? With a MA/MSc Professional Practice (Specialism), you can design your master’s degree to your passions and objectives with the

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20 July 2022

The importance of CAD/CAM technology in the dental industry

Every day, new technologies are being developed that have the potential to change the world as we know it. In dental technology, one such technology is computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture (CAD/CAM). CAD/CAM technology is uti...

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18 July 2022

What Can We Expect Electric Vehicle Technology to Look Like?

Rising fuel prices and inflation are driving the demand for electric vehicles globally. According to Vantage Market Research, the 

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18 July 2022

Equality and Diversity for Human Services

Regardless of our backgrounds, we all deserve to be treated fairly and with respect. Equality and diversity are important values that should be upheld in all aspects of society, including human services. By understanding equality and div...

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17 July 2022

What computing master’s degrees can you study at the University of Bolton?

In a global digital world, computing is an excellent industry to get into if you are looking for a relevant career with guaranteed longevity.  At the University of Bolton, we offer a range of postgraduate degrees in com...

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17 July 2022

Best F1 Designers: Top Five in the History of Formula One

The MSc in Motorsport Engineering aims to fill the need for professional engineers in the industry. If you want to work at the forefront of this hyper-p...

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16 July 2022

The Latest Trends in Dance and Performing Arts

Dance and the performing arts are hugely popular forms of expression and entertainment, enjoyed by people of all ages around the world. Every year, new trends emerge in these creative industries as performers experiment with new styles a...

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15 July 2022

A career in district nursing: Everything you need to know

A district nurse is a professional nurse who works in the community to assess healthcare needs, monitor the quality of care that patients are receiving and deliver patient care. They work with patients of all ages, including children, ad...

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15 July 2022

Why the Health and Social Care Industry is Booming

Health and social care workers are arguably the most in-demand professionals globally. The UK will require nearly 

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13 July 2022

Celebrities With a Medical Biology Degree

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12 July 2022

Five visual journalism tips to make your work stand out

In a world where everyone has a camera in their pocket and anyone can be a "reporter," it's more important than ever to make sure your visual journalism stands out. Whether you're an undergraduate student with a passion for media or look...

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11 July 2022

Biomedical Engineering Delivers Great Opportunities

How does £47,000 in annual salary sou...

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10 July 2022

Five Famous Animators you Should Know by Name!

 Do you want an MA in Arts Management? With an MA in Arts Management at the University of Bolton, you can gain advanced skills by collaborating...

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09 July 2022

Exploring Four of the UK’s Greatest Novelists

When it comes to novels, Britain has produced some of the finest writers in the world. From classics like William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Charles Dickens to more modern authors like J.K. Rowling, the literary tradition of Britain i...

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08 July 2022

Environmental Management: Why is it so Important?

Environmental management is the process of planning, organising, directing and controlling activities to minimise the negative impact of human activity on the environment. It is a relatively new field that emerged in the 1970s as a resul...

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08 July 2022

The rise of community arts: How it is changing the face of the arts scene

Did you know that cultural investment by the UK government via the Arts Council England (ACE) is expected to grow by

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06 July 2022

Personalise your postgraduate education with an MA/MSc Professional Practice deg...

In a world where undergraduate degrees come in almost every topic for every subject due to the volume of students attending university, it can be difficult finding the right master’s degree if you wish to expand your knowledge of your ...

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05 July 2022

How Inclusive Education is Reshaping the National Curriculum

Inclusive education is based upon the idea that everybody is entitled to the same education, regardless of what physical or mental challenges they face. Inclusive education has begun changing the way that the curriculum is taught across ...

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04 July 2022

Why MSc International Management is the Right Step for Business Graduates

As a business graduate, you have responsibilities towards your continued development within the management sphere. For this reason, many business graduates decide to pursue an MSc in International Management to enhance and support deeper...

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03 July 2022

Games Development: A Multi-Disciplinary Field

F1 and FIFA 2022 are among the best-selling UK video games this year; want to learn how to develop the next big thing?  Games development is a multi-disciplinary field that encompasses many different skillsets. From pro...

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02 July 2022

2023 electronic engineering trends that you need to know about

The field of electronic engineering is constantly evolving. As new technologies are developed and older technologies become obsolete, the landscape of electronic engineering changes. Let’s look at some of the trends we can expect to se...

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24 June 2022

Clearing 2022: The University of Bolton

As Clearing 2022 gets closer, we want parents/carers and future students to know what to expect from the process. Our Clearing 2022 guide for parents/carers is below and if you’re a prospective student,

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10 June 2022

Hear from our Health and Wellbeing Expert

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09 June 2022

2022 FASHION TRENDS – YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS OUT

Following the strangeness of 2020-2021 fashion trends – with internet business gatherings and working from home – 2022 delivers some refreshing styles and designs. For the previous 60 years or more, the 'latest' fas...

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26 May 2022

Success Criteria for Teachers

There is considerable research into what comprises quality when it comes to teaching and learning.  Anyone who is familiar with any part of the education sector will have heard of Ofsted and their historical efforts to identify prov...

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26 May 2022

The Teachers of Tomorrow

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25 May 2022

Initial Teacher Education (ITE) 14 + Programmes

Promoting Positive Behaviour and WellbeingOur ITE 14+ trainee teachers have just completed their Behaviour and Wellbeing Module.[image src="/assets/96b2b0deb8/Picture2-v17.jpg" id="24099" width="297" heig...

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25 May 2022

Initial Teacher Training ITT – Secondary (11-16) Programmes

The principles of curriculum design are key to ensuring pupils make good progress in their respective subjects; enhancing pupils’ skills and knowledge through a clearly sequenced, ambitious curriculum prepares them for further and high...

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23 May 2022

How Does The Ageing Population Affect Social Care

With an ageing population that is showing signs of further growth, our health and social care system could be radically altered. Are we prepared for it?People are living longer lives all around the planet. Most individuals nowaday...

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23 May 2022

Hear from our Professional Studies Expert

Hi, I am Laura O’Brien. A lecturer in the Faculty of Professional Studies and recently the BA (Hons) Education and Learning. I love creative Pedag...

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11 May 2022

What can you do with a Motorsport Degree?

When you think about taking a motorsport degree, a career in Formula One is probably at the forefront of your mind. In reality, a motorsport degree can open up a vast array of opportunities. It can give you access to a wide range of moto...

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06 May 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo, Michael Schumacher, and Tiger Woods. What do all these celebr...

Like the idea of helping famous athletes on their road to recovery? Many top sports athletes have sustained possible career-ending injuries. However, many have been healed with the help of sports rehabilitation. You may have heard of Cri...

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05 May 2022

Business Finances- A Key to Success

To run a business successfully, you will need your accounts in order. If the last couple of years has taught us anything, it is that the demand for accounting services is not decreasing. At the start of 2021,

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05 May 2022

Studying at a Top University for Computing

With everything becoming digital, the world of technology is taking over traditional processes and communication methods. Society is moving in a direction now where if you need to educate yourself on the latest technological developments...

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05 May 2022

Mr Bean is an Electrical Engineer?

Actor Rowan Atkinson, is most well-known for his role as Mr Bean, but did you also know that he has a master's degree in electrical engineering? What inspired him to pursue an electrical engineering degree? Let’s explore some key benef...

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05 May 2022

Super Mario Bro’s – A Game Design Masterclass

If the idea of creating the next best-selling game appeals to you, this could be a great career path for you. Do you love playing video games? Are you imaginative? Do you pay close attention to detail? Do you have effective communication...

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05 May 2022

Thinking of becoming an engineer? Here’s why you should pick mechanical

There are many options for becoming an engineer in today's world, but here are some reasons why you should pursue a mechanical engineering career.What exactly does a mechanical engineer do? Mechanical engi...

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05 May 2022

Behind-the-Scenes of Film Making

Do you like the idea of your movie showing in theatres? If so, getting yourself a degree in the film and media production industry could be a great career investment. Due to advances in technology, a lot goes into the film production of ...

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27 April 2022

The Societal Effect of Climate Change 

The 68.5 million people in the UK mean that the social impacts of climate change are inevitably...

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27 April 2022

Career Opportunities with a Biomedical Sciences Degree

Excited about the world of sciences and the opportunities? If you are interested in embarking on the medical scene in a thrilling industry dedicated to combining biology and medicine, a biomedical engineering degree could be...

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27 April 2022

The Latest Inventions in Civil Engineering 

Civil engineering has hugely evolved over the years regarding the building, designing, and maintaining of the world’s built and natural environments. Originally,

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27 April 2022

3 Benefits of a Business Management Degree

In a competitive modern society, we are in the middle of an incredibly volatile business environment with

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27 April 2022

How Psychologists Study the Mind

Looking into studying for an applied psychology degree? Perhaps you’re interested in how the mind works. The truth is the

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27 April 2022

3 Reasons to Study an Early Years Degree

Do you love working with children? If you do, you may already know the challenging yet highly rewarding nature of the early year industry. Are you interested in starting your career working with children in a nursery or a primary school?...

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25 April 2022

Digital Content Creation - The Internet's Most Lucrative Market

Over the last decade, the internet has expanded beyond what many could possibly have imagined. In fact, it is fair to say that when looking at a company, no matter how large or how small, one of the first things that people do nowadays i...

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25 April 2022

Is The Internet A Social Workers' Biggest Challenge?

The digital world and the ability to be on the internet plays a significant part in the life of modern-day society. There has been

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21 April 2022

What do we know about the new Alien TV Show?

The FX film is something that most of us have grown up with. The Alien franchise starring Sigourney Weaver in the iconic role of Ellen Ripley holds a fond place in the hearts of many FX fans.It might be 30 years since we were intr...

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21 April 2022

Inclusivity in the Film Industry - Is it Time for Change?

Diversity and inclusivity are terms that we are hearing more and more often, whether we are discussing films, the workplace or even education. They are important considerations and ones that are vital if we are to move forward as a socie...

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21 April 2022

70 years of Global Flu Response - What's Changed?

In 1952, the Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System, (GISRS for ...

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21 April 2022

Defining War Photos

War photography as a genre stands alone, it exists to record events, inform, provoke discussion and perhaps above all show the destruction that war causes and the very real effect that global conflict and terror have on those who are for...

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21 April 2022

Legendary Photos Agency's 75th Anniversary

On 14th March 2022, Magnum Photos officially reached its 75th anniversary. The occasion is to be marked with a stunning weeklong sale of some of their most iconic ima...

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14 April 2022

5 Years of Microsoft Teams

It might surprise you to know that Microsoft Teams has just celebrated its 5 year anniversary. Launched on 14th March 2017, Teams had already been available in preview mode for several months and was subsequently made part of the Office ...

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14 April 2022

Does The Hybrid Working Method Benefit Small Businesses?

When the pandemic hit, and many offices were forced to close, businesses were worried about how working from home might affect employee productivity. Now, with restrictions being lifted and people being encouraged to return to work by th...

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14 April 2022

Nomad Working - Is It Perfect For The New Breed Of Accountants?

The “nomad accountant” has a certain ring to it, and it certainly moves away from the concept of the more traditional number crunching, 9-5, suit-wearing office life that is perhaps what people imagine when they are studying for an a...

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14 April 2022

Regenerative Dentistry - Can You Really Regrow Your Teeth?

From early childhood, we are continually reminded that we must take care of our adult teeth because they are the only ones we will get. When we damage our skin it can regrow and when we break bones, they mend. However, teeth are a comple...

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14 April 2022

The Race To Clear The Backlog - Are Surgical Teams The Country's Most Wanted Wor...

While the government, and of course the NHS, have been concentrating on the Covid-19 crisis for the last 24 months, a second and much bigger issue has been quietly reaching crisis point in the background. But could this provide opportuni...

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13 April 2022

The Rise of Elderly Gaming

Gaming, once seen as a hobby of the elderly, has faced a rather interesting change in recent years. In its

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13 April 2022

Challenges In International Space Law

With the recent launches of the first test commercial space flights: SpaceX and Virgin Galactic, it seems that the...

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13 April 2022

F1 Rule Changes For 2022 Explained

As the 2022 season of F1 gets underway you may be wonde...

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05 April 2022

Prepare for your Nursing Career with Fast-Track Support

Is caring for people in your DNA? Do you have career aspirations for nursing? Perhaps you’ve dreamed of working in healthcare but are yet to have the experience to embark on an adult nursing degree. In which case, our Fast-Track to Hig...

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05 April 2022

Fast-Track to a Better Career in Education

Want a rewarding career helping shape future generations?

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31 March 2022

Jobs in Health and Social Care / Social Work: Why a Master’s Degree Matters

Working in health and social care, youth and social work, or early years care require a great deal of dedication. While many graduates can get a good job with an undergraduate degree, it can be hugely beneficial to strengthen your skills...

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31 March 2022

7 Reasons to Do a Motorsport Engineering Master's

Interested in working as a motorsport engineer? Did you know that you can apply for the University of Bolton’s MSc Motorsport Engineering course from a number of different engineering disciplines?For instance, if you’re a thir...

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31 March 2022

Benefits of LLM Degree

Are you a third-year LLB law student thinking about what to do next? The University of Bolton’s LLM (Master of Laws) degree is a natural progression from the LLB (Bachelor of Laws). While it’s still possible to get a job that involve...

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30 March 2022

When was the last time you experienced awe and wonder?

The Whitworth Art Gallery educational experience by BA (Hons) Education and Learning 3rd year students was intended to invoke experiences of awe and wonder, amongst other things!Why is it important to visit an Art Galle...

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30 March 2022

Why a Master's Degree in Sports Psychology is a Great Career Investment

If you’re a third-year student doing a sports development and coaching degree or a sports rehabilitation degree, it’s important to consider your next steps after graduation. For those who are not yet ready to enter into employment, a...

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30 March 2022

Turn Your Sports Rehabilitation Degree into a Physiotherapy Master's

If you’re a third-year sports rehabilitation student considering your next move, a master’s in physiotherapy could be a fantastic investment in your career. A physiotherapy master’s degree can open many doors, giving you a competit...

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30 March 2022

5 Reasons to study an Accountancy Master's

If you’re interested in a career in accountancy or finance, investing in a master’s degree could be the smartest career decision you make. Embarking on a second degree in this field is always worthwhile because many jobs require post...

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30 March 2022

Sustainable Solar Farm Visit for Environmental Management and Electrical Enginee...

Throughout March 2022, students on the University of Bolton’s BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering and MRes Environment Management programmes have been able to find out more about sustainable energy production on trips to ...

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28 March 2022

10 Reasons to Stay on and Do a Master’s Degree in Art

If you’re a third-year art student thinking about what to do next after you graduate, there are a number of art and design postgraduate courses to consider.Staying on at university has a multitude of benefits, and at the Univers...

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28 March 2022

6 Reasons to Stay on at University and Study a PGCE (Secondary) Degree in STEM S...

Are you studying for an undergraduate degree in maths or computer science? If you’re a third-year student thinking about what you’re going to do next, Initial Teacher Education (ITE) could turn your skills into a meaningful career.

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28 March 2022

Staying On At University: What Can I Do With a Master’s in Electrical Engineerin...

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25 March 2022

Is 'Birth Performance' Measurable?

From the moment she becomes pregnant, a woman is expected to conform to the accepted societal norms with regards to both her pregnancy and the birth of her baby. And when she chooses not to follow this path, can be judged for doing what ...

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25 March 2022

The Biggest Skills Shortages in Healthcare

One thing that has been particularly highlighted by the events of the last couple of years, both Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic, is that the NHS is reaching crisis point when it comes to staff shortages, giving those who want to get in...

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16 March 2022

Hear from our Health and Social Care Expert

Before teaching at the University of Bolton, I worked in the NHS as a Health Promotion Officer with a local HIV Prevention Team. In 1997, I worked alongside colleagues from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines as we tackled the healt...

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16 March 2022

Fashion and Special Effects Winner and Losers at the 75th BAFTAs Awards

For anyone involved in the television and film industry, the talk of the last couple of weeks has been focused on the BAFTAs. The British Academy Film Awards, which took place in person this year following a difficult couple of years for...

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02 March 2022

How to Choose the Right Business Master’s Degree

Achieving a master’s in business can give you a competitive advantage in the world of business. Not only do many employers favour candidates with a postgraduate degree, but second-degree holders

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02 March 2022

Want to Work in Fashion? Here’s How a Master’s Degree Can Help

Breaking into fashion can be challenging, especially if you don’t have specialist skills or have a clear direction of where you want to go. If you’re a third-year fashion student wondering what you should do next, the University of B...

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02 March 2022

Why Every Civil Engineering Student Should Consider a Master’s

While it’s possible to get a job with an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, a master’s is the best way of gaining a competitive edge and enjoying career progression.[image src="/assets/468bb4ea5e/MAL05774.jpg" id="2263...

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02 March 2022

Want to Work in Film FX? Here’s Why You Need a Film Master’s Degree

If you’re a third-year film FX student thinking about your next move, a film master’s could be a great way to advance your skills in this field. The MA Film FX Creative Practice degree at the University of Bolton is a highly flexible...

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02 March 2022

Why Do a Master's Degree in Games Development?

Are you a third-year student doing your games programming, games art, or games design degree? If you’ve been thinking about what you’re going to do next, the University of Bolton’s MA Game Development course could be a fantastic in...

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02 March 2022

Why Turn Your English Degree into a PGCE?

If you’re a third-year English or creative writing student, it can be hard knowing what to do next. Creative writing degrees are a fantastic platform for a variety of jobs, but not everyone knows exactly what their career path looks li...

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25 February 2022

5 Reasons Why a Business and Law Degree is the Right Choice for Your Master’s

If you’re a third-year LLB Law student and you’re wondering what you should do next, the University of Bolton’s LLM International Business Law degree is the perfect next step for kick-starting your career.Having been ranked ...

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25 February 2022

Boost Earnings with a Master’s in Dental Technology

Are you a second or third-year dental technology student thinking about what to do next? After you graduate, you can enter into employment and start climbing the career ladder. But if you want to fast-track your career, nurture growth an...

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25 February 2022

Computing Careers: 10 Reasons to Study a Postgraduate Degree

When it comes to getting noticed by top employers, there’s often the argument of education vs. experience. Which is better for your career path? Should you apply for jobs or stay on at university to develop more skills?If you’...

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25 February 2022

Entry Routes for a Master’s in Social Care: Staying on at University

Staying on at university can help you take transferable skills from your existing course and focus your training in a healthcare environment. A master’s can also improve your employability, develop both your practical and soft skills, ...

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25 February 2022

Psychology Master’s: 7 Reasons to Stay On at University

A degree in psychology can lead to a number of career paths, but some of these careers may require a second degree. A psychology master’s can help you access the best psychology degree jobs where postgraduate training is vital.I...

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25 February 2022

Why Study MSc Accountancy and Financial Management?

If you’re a third-year student in accountancy or business management, staying on in education can be a fantastic way to increase job prospects and boost earning potential.Employers in business and finance often look for candidat...

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23 February 2022

Education and Learning students visit the People's History Museum 

What do you know about the development of the British welfare state? Or about voting rights? You know that women had to fight to get the vote, but did you know the vote wasn't always had by all men either? Would you be surprised to learn...

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04 February 2022

Sport, Sport Rehab and Physio - Turn Your Love of sport into a Career

Sport has previously been considered only as an interest or a hobby in life; something that we do for fun when we’ve finished the day job. However, the idea of a career in sport is now an option that many young people are taking up and...

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04 February 2022

Biomedical and Medical engineering - How technology is the future of good health...

 Technology plays a massive part in modern life; it’s almost impossible to think of a scenario where technology doesn’t exist, from retail to medicine. This includes the UK’s healthcare system, which is at the forefront...

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04 February 2022

Computing - 5 cool careers for tech lovers

Technology touches almost every part of our lives, from the smartphone alarm that wakes us up in the morning to the streaming service we watch just before bed. There are great opportunities for graduates with a technology degree to get a...

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04 February 2022

Crime and Criminal Management (Justice) - Why the Chicago 7 made it to Netflix

[image src="/assets/Netflix-on-a-Laptop-Charles-Deluvio-unsplash.jpg" id="22472" width="450" height="597" class="left ss-htmleditorfield-file image" alt="Netflix on a laptop"] The legal profession is considered to be o...

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04 February 2022

Medical Biology - Inspired by JVT? Get Into Medical Biology

Scientists are the new rockstars! At the start of 2020, not many people were talking about viruses or medical biology, but the coronavirus pandemic changed that completely.With soap operas filming on hold during the first lockdown...

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04 February 2022

Education and Teacher Training - Why teaching has become the career for those wh...

 It’s over a century since Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw, wrote the words, “Those who can do; those who can’t, teach” for his 1905 stage play ‘Man and Superman’. It’s a stubborn phrase that has taken roo...

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02 February 2022

Is the LLM International Business Law Master’s Degree Good for Career Growth?

Could an LLM degree help you grow or diversify your career in business?If you’re looking to establish growth potential and carve new pathways in your business career, an international business law master’s deg...

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02 February 2022

MA Early Childhood Careers: Hospital Play Therapist

Have you ever considered becoming a hospital play therapist?When it comes to children’s mental health services, play therapy plays a major role in reducing anxiety and helping children deal with trauma....

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02 February 2022

Master’s Degree in Inclusive Education: Connected Classrooms

Could the future of connected classrooms improve inclusivity in schools?Due to COVID, many schools and education providers had to quickly adopt technology in order to make their classrooms more of a conne...

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02 February 2022

Master’s in Software Engineering: How to Get Hired!

Here’s how to be successful with a master’s in software in engineering…If you want to take your computing degree to the next level, a master’s in software engineering can be a great career investm...

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02 February 2022

Motorsport Engineering Master’s: How to Build a Supercar of the Future

Are you interested in studying a master’s in motorsport engineering in the UK?[image src="/assets/MAL06002.jpg" id="22449" width="450" height="300" class="right ss-htmleditorfield-file image" alt="NCME"...

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02 February 2022

MSc Cloud and Network: Improving Cybersecurity Awareness

Could more network security university courses and advanced education improve online security awareness?Are you interested in improving job prospects with a cloud and network security master’s? Now is a...

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01 February 2022

4 Biomedical Advancements to Inspire Biomedical Engineering Master’s Students

A look back at the most mind-blowing biomedical engineering advancements from 2021![image src="/assets/Hero-Image.jpg" id="22420" width="305" height="203" class="left ss-htmleditorfield-file image" title="Picture ...

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01 February 2022

Master’s in Electrical Engineering: Spotlight on Sowmya Nagesh

[image src="/assets/MGP02952.JPG" id="22433" width="500" height="333" class="right ss-htmleditorfield-file image" alt="Electrical Engineering at the University of Bolton"]Electrical engineering needs more wom...

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01 February 2022

5G Telecoms Engineers: Why Study a Master’s?

[image src="/assets/rendy-novantino-ZWdUS9mWNFw-unsplash.jpg" id="22428" width="900" height="600" class="leftAlone ss-htmleditorfield-file image"]The rise of 5G means there will be a growing need for highly skilled enginee...

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01 February 2022

Is a Master’s in Global Educational Leadership Right for You?

[image src="/assets/2b63d87e8b/world-g335c06097_1920.jpg" id="22435" width="450" height="300" class="right ss-htmleditorfield-file image"]Could a master’s degree in education leadership and mana...

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01 February 2022

Psychology Postgraduates: Can You Think Yourself Young?

Eternal youth and all-around good health…according to research, it’s all in our heads!The latest research is in; the younger you feel, the younger you are. A positive outlook on life does more than improving y...

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01 February 2022

Is a Master’s in Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) Difficult?

Is the MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) course difficult? We help you navigate this highly rewarding master’s.Essentially, there are two types of postgraduate degrees for those looking to work in physiothera...

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06 January 2022

10 Things Only Psychology Students Will Understand!

Psychology students are mind readers, right?Are you doing your postgraduate in psychology? Or perhaps you’re an undergraduate with friends from others courses? From silly stereotypes to underestimating the amount of work you hav...

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06 January 2022

Applying for University as a Mature Student (A Survival Guide)

Being a mature student at university is a rewarding and career-changing experience. Here’s how to make the most of it! Are you a mature student trying navigate university life? Or perhaps you’re interested in returning to...

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06 January 2022

Are Early Risers More Successful in Business?

Are you a night owl or early riser? Who is more successful in the business world?They say the early bird catches the worm in business. In fact, some of the world’s most successful leaders are morning people, inc...

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06 January 2022

Film Student Stereotypes: Have You Heard Any of These?

You’re studying a film degree. Therefore you must be a hipster. Sound familiar?Are you studying a film special effects course at the University of Bolton? Or perhaps you’re interested in doing a film degree an...

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06 January 2022

How AI Is Changing the World of Dental Technology

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming dental technology and the world of dentistry. Here’s how…Thanks to advancements in technology, including AI technology, dental work of the future will be less invas...

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06 January 2022

How to Have a Strong Moral Compass in Business Law

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06 January 2022

Is Gaming Good for Brain Health or Not?

Love gaming? Here we look at the effects of gaming on the brain…If you’re doing a game development or game design degree at university, you’ll be fully immersed into the world of video games. And the likelih...

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06 January 2022

New Year Goals for Postgraduate Students

Do you have New Year goals or New Year resolutions for 2022? Here are some you’ll want to keep…A New Year means new opportunities to do things differently. And we’re not just talking about dieting post-Chris...

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06 January 2022

Silencing Your Inner Critic During a Creative Master’s

Are you studying a creative master’s? Do you need help silencing your inner critic? Here’s how…Being your own critic can be good as a self-improvement technique, but sometimes creative folks have a habit of ...

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06 January 2022

Student Mental Health: How to Stay Happy in Winter

Don’t let the cold season get you down. Here are some tips for better student mental health in winter!January can be a hard time for many of us. It’s the coldest month of the year, with the fewest daylight hou...

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06 January 2022

Why Finance Matters: The Case of Theranos

Learnings from the Theranos scandal, and why internal financial controls are important in any organisation.If you’ve been following the scandal with Elizabeth Holmes and her failed blood-testing startup, Therano...

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06 January 2022

Winter Study Tips for a Master’s Degree in Engineering

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05 January 2022

8 Study Tips for Your MSc Health and Social Care Degree

Are you studying a master’s degree in health and social care? Here are some top study tips!For students doing a postgraduate health and social care degree, time management is everything. This subject is extremely hands-on and wo...

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04 January 2022

Designing Your Digital Future

Digital marketing has grown year on year as the world has gravitated to e-commerce. However, the pandemic has been responsible for a seismic shift in consumer behaviour with lockdown forcing more people than ever before to go digital. As...

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14 December 2021

Kick-Starting Your Career as a Games Designer

California may be the world capital of games design but the UK’s gaming industry has long secured its place on the global gaming stage. British cities, including Dundee, Liverpool, Sheffield and Rotherham, have cemented their reputatio...

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14 December 2021

Engineer a Bright Future in Motorsport

If the thrum of an engine can make you turn your head, then this is the degree for you. For so many of our engineering motorsport students, their desire to work in the motorsports industry has been driven by their love o...

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14 December 2021

Fashioning your Future in Design

For some, it’s all about the Italian fashion houses of Gucci and Versace; for others, they love the sculpted lines of Britain’s Vivienne Westwood – or maybe you’ve been inspired by Yeezy’s futuristic designs? Our fashion and te...

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14 December 2021

Get to Grips with Game Changing Dental Technology

Working in dentistry has long been considered a lucrative and secure career, but there is a range of specialist technical roles making a very real difference to people’s experience of dentistry that are equally rewarding. Dental techno...

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14 December 2021

Make 2022 Your Year of Transformation

When is Going Back Actually Going Forward?Heading back to university for a postgraduate degree could take...

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09 December 2021

Make Life Through a Lens a Reality

There’s something very special about capturing a real-world moment in time and reproducing it so that it can be viewed again and again. Photography, for some, represents their opportunity to immerse themselves in the world around them,...

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09 December 2021

Bringing Your Career In Animation To Life

Animation plays an enormous role in modern childhood, with characters, such as Elsa, Simba and Sponge Bob, forming the backdrop to everyday life. You might have been inspired by the characters of a graphic novel or Manga as a young adult...

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09 December 2021

Explore Art and Design with the Experts

Art is as important as it has ever been, but the world has a renewed interest and respect for beautiful things in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. With a long heritage that stretches back over 150 years, the Bolton School of Arts ha...

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09 December 2021

Inspire, Design, Draw – Shaping Your Career in Graphic Design

Ever had your attention grabbed by packaging in a supermarket, an infographic, a billboard or an online advert? That’s the work of a graphic designer you’ve just noticed. Communicating messaging through media lies at the heart of gra...

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09 December 2021

Play Your Part in Developing the Learners of the Future

There’s something quite special about studying for your degree in early years and childhood studies at the University of Bolton. We’ve worked hard to create a friendly and supportive learning environment and this is something that yo...

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09 December 2021

Time To Shine On Screen

Where would we be without film? Movies can be watched in the palm of our hand while CGI creates universes for us to explore without having to leave the cinema. The pandemic showed us that, when the going gets tough, we all look for a bit...

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06 December 2021

What’s the Difference Between a Solicitor and a Barrister?

When you study for a law degree, there are several career pathways open to you.Two of these career options are a solicitor and a barrister.If you’re not sure how these roles vary, we’ve put tog...

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06 December 2021

What Jobs Can You Get With a Medical Biology Degree?

Medical biology – the study of anatomy and disease and how they can be analysed in a laboratory setting, is extremely popular with students.Think of it as where the world of medicine and biology interse...

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06 December 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Adult Nursing

Adult nursing can be an exceptionally rewarding career, as you help a wide range of people with their health and wellbeing.If you want to find out more about adult nursing or are considering moving into n...

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06 December 2021

The Unsung Heroes That Support Our Athletes

2022 promises to be a fantastic year for sports, with the Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup, ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup and the Rugby League World Cup. We can’t wait!The sportsmen and women participa...

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06 December 2021

What is Psychology?

If you love listening to people and finding out how the mind works, a degree in psychology could be the perfect choice for you.Psychology can open the door to a wide range of different careers including t...

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03 December 2021

Five Computing Trends to Look Out for in 2022

Computing trends move so quickly, that it’s important to keep up-to-date. Think back to a decade ago when USB sticks, tiny smartphones and 4G were in fashion!What are the emerging trends in computing fo...

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03 December 2021

How a Degree in Education Can Help You in Your Future Career

There’s no doubt about it; education helps shape lives. We can all name at least one teacher who made a real difference in our education and inspired us.If you want to play a pivotal role in nurturing c...

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03 December 2021

Is Working in Health and Social Care Right For Me?

Are you wanting to start the New Year, with a new career? Want to do something where you can make a real difference in people’s lives? If the answer is yes, then health and social care could be a fantastic option.

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03 December 2021

What Exactly Can You Do With a Construction Degree?

You may read this blog title and think ‘a degree in construction? What’s all that about?’However, a degree in construction can lead to a very fulfilling career and exciting job opportunities....

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02 December 2021

Why a Career in Accounting is a Lot More Exciting Than You Might Think

When you think of accounting and accountants, you may think of people locked away in rooms, spending your day at a computer working through spreadsheets.However, accounting is a fantastic career choice wi...

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02 December 2021

Five Different Engineering Career Paths You Can Take

One of the great things about engineering is that are lots of types of engineering sectors you can work in. From curing diseases to building the cities of the future and designing and developing electrical systems to race car...

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02 December 2021

Is Social Work a Good Career?

If you’re thinking about a career in social care, you’ll want to know the advantages and disadvantages of this line of work, as well as how to get started.We’ve put together this brief guide to help...

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02 December 2021

The Biggest Business Trends for 2022

If you’re in business, it’s essential to keep ahead of the curve. Being aware of the latest trends can be the critical difference between having a successful business, or not.So, what are the top busi...

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02 December 2021

What is Community Development?

If you’re looking for a job where you can help people and improve life in your local community, a career in community development could be an excellent choice.People who can advocate for those who are m...

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02 December 2021

Arts Self-Study vs. Collaborative Study During Your Master's

Study alone or work with others? What’s more effective in an arts master’s?There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to finding the best study style in an art subject. Everyone is different, an...

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02 December 2021

Today is World Computer Literacy Day!

There’s never been a more important time for computer literacy in today's world…At the University of Bolton, we’ve been in the Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction in Computer Science* for the second ye...

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01 December 2021

University Life and Alcohol: Do I Need to Drink to Fit In?

Worried about your university social life as a non-drinker? Don’t be…here’s a guide to staying sober when socialising! Life at university and going to parties seem to go hand-in-hand, but do you nee...

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01 December 2021

Best Books for Law Students Doing LLM (Master of Laws)

Studying law for the first time? Here are the books you’ll want to devour! Whether you’re currently studying LLM (Master of Laws) at university, or you’re looking to apply to this postgraduate cours...

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01 December 2021

What is a Flat Organisational Structure in Start-ups?

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Here’s the lowdown on start-up organisational structures…If you’re studying (or are interested in) a business course at the University of Bolton, entrepreneurship may...

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01 December 2021

How to Get Along With Your Roommates: 5 Top Tips

Worried about getting on with housemates at university? Here’s how to maintain great roomie relationships! Whether you’re in halls or moving into a student house for the first time, living with people...

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01 December 2021

PGCE Teaching: A Survival Guide

Anxious about teaching? Here’s a complete guide on how to survive (and thrive) during your PGCE!Postgraduate degrees can often be more challenging than undergraduate degrees, as they are more intensive ...

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01 December 2021

What Are the Best Paid Computer Science Jobs?

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01 December 2021

‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly (Green)

Christmas is traditionally a time for excess, for eating and drinking more than usual and for being a bit more extravagant – in all ways. However, as we approach Christmas and with COP26 still fresh in our minds, could this be the Chri...

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30 November 2021

5 of the Best Finance Books That Help You Understand Money

Tired of text books? Read these eye-opening books about money and finance instead!Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you security. It’s also the lifeblood of every nation, and every economy...

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30 November 2021

How The Matrix Movie Changed Film Forever

In the lead-up to Matrix 4, we look back at the first ever Matrix film techniques.When cinema took the red pill, everything changed. If you’re a movie buff who knows your special effects, you’ll know ...

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30 November 2021

How to Improve Learning for an Engineering Master’s

An engineering master’s can be intensive…optimise your learning to get more from your course.Whether you’re looking at electronic engineering courses, civil engineering courses, mechanical engineeri...

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30 November 2021

How to Make the Most of Your Games Design Degree

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30 November 2021

How to Study Like a Pro in Psychology

Get the inside track on effective study methods for psychology students!Studying psychology courses at university can be demanding, particularly if you’re doing your master’s. But it’s a hugely rewa...

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30 November 2021

Apply Now: University Courses Starting in January

Looking for January intake universities in the UK? Look no further than the University of Bolton!It’s not too late to apply for university if you have missed the September intake. Whether you weren’t ...

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30 November 2021

New Dental Implant Crowns Made of Cellulose-Based Nanocomposites

The latest in dental implant crowns…and why now is the time to upskill in dental technology!Dental implant crowns can make a big difference to people with damaged or missing teeth. Not only do dental cr...

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25 November 2021

What Can You Do With a Law Degree?

Your law degree may be the first step on your way to a legal career, or it might be the opportunity to take a new subject that allows you to develop your critical thinking skills and reasoning before you embark on a non-legal...

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24 November 2021

What Can You Do With a Special Effects Degree?

Special Effects courses are highly practical and explore a huge range of specialist skills and techniques for creating both physical and digital effects to add so much more sensory stimulation to what is seen on ...

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24 November 2021

What Can You Do With a Dental Technology Degree?

A question we are commonly faced with when considering a career in dentistry: is dental technology a good degree? Dental technology beautifully combines technical skill, the ability to ...

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24 November 2021

What Do I Study in a Social Work Degree?

Are you passionate about making a change in people’s lives? Do you strive to improve the situation of others? If so, the University of Bolton’s BA (Hons) Social Work course could be perfect for you. Approved by Social Wor...

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23 November 2021

Soft Skills You Can Use for Future Employability

When it comes to getting the skills you need for a career in your chosen field, people often think that the only thing you need to do is learn your subject. They could assume this means continuing your education in order to a...

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23 November 2021

Crimes That Were Solved In Crazy Ways

From DNA to criminal profiling, we know all about the typical techniques that are used when solving crimes today. However, there are some crimes that have been solved in ways that are anything but “normal.” So, let’s take a...

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23 November 2021

3 Ways a Supportive University Can Help Students Thrive

For many young people, making the decision to apply to university can be an exciting step on their path to completing their education. However, it can also be a daunting one as well, which is why it is vital to ...

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23 November 2021

Overseas Placements – Can University Students Still Go Global?

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18 November 2021

How Dental Crowns are Changing Dental Care

Is dental technology a good career? With a growing dental crown market, there’s never been a better time to get your degree. Are you interested ...

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18 November 2021

Healthcare in a Post COVID World

How will hospitals and GP surgeries operate as we navigate COVID today and in the future?Almost 90% of scientis...

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18 November 2021

Krystina Emmanouilides Paves the Way for Female Engineers in F1

Are you a female student with dreams to work in F1 racing? Let Krystina Emmanouilides be your inspiration. The world of F1 is undoubtedly male dominated. Not only has it always been con...

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18 November 2021

LLM Graduates: Global Mergers and Acquisitions Soar

As the world of corporate law ramps up, there’s never been a better time to upskill.Do you have a degree in law or another relevant subject? The...

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18 November 2021

Record £36 Billion Investment to Reform NHS and Social Care

The Prime Minister has pledged to tackle NHS Covid backlogs with a £36 billion investment boost. Right now, there’s great news for those working in healthcare and social...

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18 November 2021

What Makes a Great Games Designer?

Want to be the next big game designer? Follow these steps for greatness! Designing games for a living is fun, exciting and lucrative. And for avid gamers, it’s a fantasti...

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17 November 2021

4 Tips for Success During Your Accountancy Degree

Need help breezing through your accountancy degree? Here are our top tips for success!It’s not unusual for postgraduates studying accountancy to worry about workload, exa...

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17 November 2021

10 Books to Inspire Graduate Success

Want to know how to be a successful graduate student? Here are some must-read inspirational books to help you achieve greatness!  At the University of Bolton, we focus on providing...

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17 November 2021

How to Build a Good Routine at University

Want to know how to make university better and more enjoyable? It starts with the right routine…Juggling studies and a social life doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact...

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17 November 2021

Studying With Friends vs. Studying Alone

Should you study alone or in a group? Here’s our guide on how to find the best way to study. Everyone is different when it comes to learning, an...

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17 November 2021

Why Do Startups Fail? 4 Reasons Things Go Wrong

Want to be an entrepreneur? Here are the pitfalls to watch out for! Business is one of the best subjects to study at postgraduate level because it teaches you about every aspect of a co...

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02 November 2021

What Are The Highest Paying Jobs You Can Do With An Accountancy Degree?

Any aspiring accountant needs to be clever when it comes to their finances, and so it makes sense that you would be interested in discovering the highest paying jobs for an accounting degree. Do you need ...

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02 November 2021

How to Be Successful in Computing

How hard is a computer science degree, and what tips are there to ace the course? Computing graduates are in high demand. This is a field with plenty of job prospects, and computing ski...

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02 November 2021

How to Make it as an Art Student

Studying art and design? Here’s some advice on how to become an outstanding art student! Art and design courses offer a great deal of freedom, a...

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02 November 2021

How to Survive Your Psychology Master's

How to get your master’s in psychology with a spring in your step! At the University of Bolton, we’ve been in the Top 10 in the UK for Student...

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02 November 2021

Sports Science Graduates: Where Are They Now?

Here’s a look at different sports science graduate jobs, and how much graduates earn after university…So you want to study sports science…bu...

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02 November 2021

What is an Undergraduate Degree? (Degree Names Explained)

We explain everything there is to know about undergraduate degrees, what they mean, and what to expect…University lingo can be confusing. If you’re starting to research...

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02 November 2021

What Can You Do With A Biomedical Engineering Degree?

Do you want to combine your love for engineering with the ability to design medical products that could save people’s lives? If so, a career in biomedical engineering could be just the thing you need! Here at the University of ...

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02 November 2021

What Are The Most In-Demand Cyber Security Jobs Right Now?

We live in a world that is heavily reliant on technology, and data security is more important than ever as a consequence. Protecting our digital assets, programs, and data has become critical now that everything is stored online....

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02 November 2021

How To Become A Play Therapist

A play therapist is someone who helps children and their families to work through challenging experiences and life issues through play. If this is a career you are interested in, read on to discover more about how to become a pla...

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02 November 2021

What Makes Oliver Twist One Of The Greatest Pieces Of Literature Of All Time?

If you’re looking for an incredible piece of literature to inspire you, it doesn’t get much better than Oliver Twist. Oliver Twist is an iconic piece of writing, and in this blog we will explore what makes it such a true mast...

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01 November 2021

The Most Rewarding Things About A Career in Nursing

If you want to work in a rewarding role, you will struggle to find a better option than a career in nursing. While there can be difficult days, there can also be heartwarming moments that make it all worthwhile.

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01 November 2021

Employability Matters - Why University Study isn't all Academic

Making the decision to continue your education with a university degree is not something that should be taken lightly. For many individuals the biggest worry is what will the employment rate after university be? Students want...

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01 November 2021

What is a Sustainable University and why Should you Choose one?

For many students, when they start to look at how to choose a university, one of the important factors they are now considering is sustainability. But what exactly is a sustainable university and how do you choose one?

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01 November 2021

Why Diversity Matters to the Student Population

The term diversity is one that we are hearing more and more and rightly so. Diversity matters is as multifaceted as the people who it applies to. Cultural diversity in universities is of particular importance and is something...

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01 November 2021

3 REASONS TO STUDY DENTAL TECHNOLOGY

Dentistry is creating smiles. As a dental technologist you would be in one of the fastest growing health professional fields and at the forefront of dental advancements. You will be working by hand to fine tune the teeth of the UK. If wo...

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22 October 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 man...

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21 October 2021

What is a Health and Social Care Degree?

With a health and social care degree, you can make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable people. Here, we will look at how you study for a BSc in Health and Social Care, what you will learn and your poten...

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21 October 2021

What can you do with a business degree?

Business is one of the most popular degree subjects in the UK right now. The reason behind this is because it opens up many different career paths after graduation.A business degree gives you transferable skills...

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20 October 2021

Study Motorsport & Automotive Performance Engineering

Are you looking for a career in the automotive industry?Studying motorsport and automotive performance engineering is the perfect way to enter the dynamic and challenging automotive industry. You’ll learn how ca...

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20 October 2021

Make Your Mark As A Mature Student

Mature students are an important part of campus life at the University of Bolton. Often offering a different perspective, our mature students help to make the student experience so much more diverse and inclusive.Flexible ...

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20 October 2021

Careers in the Creative Industries With a Gaming Degree

In 2020, the global games industry was valued at $173.70 billion*, but you don’t have to leave the UK to fulfil your gaming career ambitions. With many key hubs of excellence around the UK, the British creative industries are worth app...

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19 October 2021

What Can You Do With A Civil Engineering Degree?

Did you know that 19 per cent of the UK’s workforce are employed by the engineering sector? For a career with many employment opportunities, civil engineering is certainly worth considering!

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15 October 2021

SFX Master Chris Corbould on James Bond

Shh…here are the secrets from James Bond No Time To Die, as told by the SFX maestro himself!Daniel Craig gained international fame playing James Bond in Casino Royale back in 2006. He...

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13 October 2021

What jobs can you get with a computing degree?

We are all doing more and more online. From playing our favourite video games and retail therapy, to staying connected with family and friends, we’re all used to using computers and smartphones!This means that a computing degree...

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12 October 2021

Why University Open Days Are So Important

The new university year may only just have started, and freshers may still be finding their feet, but it is already time for those students who are considering continuing their further education journey to start thinking about un...

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08 October 2021

Priory Group's Unique Apprenticeship Opportunity Underway

Here at the University of Bolton, we’re always looking for ways to help students and professionals progress their careers and gain real-life experience to boost their future employability. That’s why we were delighted to ...

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05 October 2021

It’s World Teachers’ Day!

Today is UNESCO World Teachers’ Day – let’s celebrate all teachers and trainee teachers around the globe!

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16 September 2021

What a career in Performing Arts and Theatre looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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16 September 2021

Maths Teacher Jobs That Aren’t in Schools

There are so many reasons to become a maths teacher in the UK. Not only are there job opportunities aplenty, but maths can make a huge impact on young people’s lives and their employability.There are many maths teacher jobs to c...

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16 September 2021

Top Educational Leadership Qualities and Personality Traits

Leadership roles within education allow teaching professionals to expand their horizons, grow their earning potential, and make a difference at a bigger scale. But not everyone is cut out to be a leader. Common leadership personality tra...

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16 September 2021

The Most Famous Female Mathematicians to Inspire Students

Some of the world’s most famous mathematicians are women, yet they’re often overlooked in history. By empowering girls from a young age and challenging stereotypes, we can begin to change the way the world views gender equality. Work...

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16 September 2021

Tips to Improve Creativity as a Performing Arts Teacher

Being a performing arts teacher plays a significant role in helping young people develop their creative skills for the workplace. Whether they move into an arts career or something entirely different, knowing how to improve creativity is...

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16 September 2021

PGCE Upskilling: Do You Have What It Takes to Teach Students Aged 14+?

Using your PGCE to teach teenagers and young adults is hugely rewarding. Not only do you get to help the next generation reach their potential, but every day will be exciting and different when learning to teach in secondary school. Youn...

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15 September 2021

10 Ways Students Can Save Our Planet

If you’ve ever wondered ‘what can I do to save the planet?’ then you’ve come to the right place. As you enter university life, you’ll have a whole host of decisions to make, many of which impact the environment. Her...

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14 September 2021

Is Upskilling in Global Education and Leadership Right For You?

Upskilling with a master’s in Global Educational Leadership is a fantastic platform for existing educators looking for the next step up in their career. However, not everyone has what it takes to become a great leader. If you’re cons...

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14 September 2021

Education in the Context of Globalisation (and How it Impacts Teachers)

The term “globalisation” encompasses a number of things, including economics, culture, politics, technology and communication. In education, globalisation in education refers to the increasing mobility of students and teachers across...

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14 September 2021

How Educational Research Skills Can Further Your Career in Leadership

If you’re interested in a career in education leadership, our EdD Doctor of Education course can give you the knowledge and educational research skills you need to succeed. Studying educational research methods at doctoral level is key...

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14 September 2021

Inclusive Practice in Schools is No Longer Optional

Inclusive practice in schools is no longer optional. Many experts now consider it a requirement, and more and more educators are looking for ways to make inclusive education a priority.2020 has been heralded the “decade of actio...

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13 September 2021

Combining academic study with professional theatre practice

The saying goes ‘practice makes perfect’, but one of the most significant issues when studying is getting enough practise to make you industry-ready upon graduation. At the University of Bolton, our theatre courses combine academic s...

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13 September 2021

The Octagon Theatre Bolton

Students who study performing arts and theatre at the University of Bolton have access to their specialist stage facility, but also, to the Octagon Theatre Bolton, one of the country’s leading theatres.In the heart of Bolton, th...

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13 September 2021

What skills does a social worker need?

Social workers focus on providing the necessary support to enable vulnerable people to retain independence and quality of life.Life experiences, illness and injury can make it more challenging for us to undertake everyday tasks. T...

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13 September 2021

Do You Have the Leadership Skills for Teacher Motivation and Retention?

Teacher motivation and teacher retention are two of the most important aspects of being a leader of education. If schools are to successfully overcome problems with staff recruitment, they need to reflect on their workplace culture. Buil...

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13 September 2021

Good Leadership is Essential for Preventing Teacher Burnout

According to research by global recruitment specialist, HAYS, 70% of teaching professi...

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10 September 2021

Graduate Success - Anthony Gough

Since graduating with first class honours from the BA (Hons) Performing Arts programme in 2015, performing arts graduate Anthony Gough, has been on a journey that has led to him setting up his own company for a career in arts.Enga...

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10 September 2021

How Social Workers can change the futures of young people

Working for the community is a rewarding job, whether you’re a volunteer or full-time worker, it always feels good to help other people. For frontline social workers, helping others is their first priority, whether that be assisting a ...

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10 September 2021

The exciting careers you can have on stage

Studying for a theatre career in the performing arts is a great way to land yourself in a role you love. A passion for the performance tends to develop throughout compulsory education or after school clubs, when you graduate from your de...

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10 September 2021

Make a difference to your community with BA (Hons) Social Work

Making a difference in the world is something many people try and do. One way you can help others is by becoming a social worker.This rewarding role in communities will have you working with families and individuals who need some ...

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10 September 2021

Staying on Top of your Game – Why Self-Care is Important as a Social Worker

As a social worker you spend the majority of your time helping others and it can be easy to forget to look after yourself in the midst of it all. A social work career is a challenging one and can often be incredibly consuming, but if you...

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09 September 2021

What jobs can you get with a Sports Rehabilitation Degree?

Studying a sports-related course, such as a degree in sports rehabilitation is far more detailed and interesting than most people realise. Sport rehabilitators, athletic trainers and physical therapists are instrumental in helping athl...

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09 September 2021

Why should you become a qualified nurse?

In October last year, it was announced that NHS newly qualified nurse vacancies are expected to rise to more than 43,000. We know that nurses in the NHS are vital links in supporting our community; they not only help things to run smooth...

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09 September 2021

Why you should train for a career in Sport?

Millions dream of becoming a Premier League football player or an Olympic athlete. Only a small percentage will reach that potential; but, if sports are your passion, how can you make it your career? A degree in sports rehabilitation cou...

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09 September 2021

Why your warm-up and cool-down are the essential parts of your workout

Our bodies are designed to move, and an essential part of workouts is to help us to be fit and healthy, but how can you boost your performance and reduce the risk of injury?The answer is to allow time for a warm-up before exercisi...

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09 September 2021

What a career in Sport, Sport Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a daunting task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially which career to pursue. The next step is to look fo...

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06 September 2021

A growing population and your role within it

Year-on-year since 1982 the UK population has been growing, something which goes unnoticed in most areas of the country, but where it is most noticed most is via our health services. In the UK, approximately 900,000 women give birth ever...

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06 September 2021

Ready for a career working with sportsmen and women?

For many people, the athletes of our society are people to aspire to. Cheering for them, supporting the team they play for or following them on social media, there are many ways to get involved with sporting events and working in a sport...

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06 September 2021

Make a difference by choosing to study midwifery or nursing

The NHS faces a crisis as it attempts to recruit enough nurses and midwives to keep up with the needs of a growing society. With the demand for these roles higher than ever, the University of Bolton provides courses and programmes that r...

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06 September 2021

What a career in Nursing and Midwifery looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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06 September 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Nursing and Midwifery

Study a degree in Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good Universit...

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06 September 2021

Getting People Back on Track - BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation

Are you looking for a university degree that is accredited with a recognised industry body? Then look no further than our BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation degree. It will prepare you for a sports career helping both injured sports people ...

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03 September 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Education and Teacher Training

Study an Education and Teacher Training degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good Un...

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02 September 2021

5 Tips for Making New Friends at University

Worried about making friends? Here are some tips for first-time students![image src="/assets/iStock-1328847023.jpg" id="25083" width="397" height="265" class="leftAlone ss-h...

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02 September 2021

7 Essential Tips to Help You Budget at University

Clueless in managing university costs? Not to worry, here’s some sound advice for first-time students!Budgeting at university may not sound like...

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02 September 2021

Why a Smaller University Could be Right for You

Still not applied to university? Here’s a look at why a smaller university might be the best fit for your studies. Does a big university or a sm...

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02 September 2021

A Guide to Juggling Life at University

To study, or not to study? Here’s advice for the right work and life balance at university. When it comes to looking after your mental health, b...

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02 September 2021

Personal Development at University: Ways to Improve Yourself

Student personal development is something we care deeply about. Here are some ways to improve yourself as a student, a future employee, and a citizen of the world. University isn...

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01 September 2021

Graduate with career-ready skills in Fashion and Textiles

Bolton has a rich and lengthy history when it comes to the fashion and textiles industry. During the industrial revolution, Bolton became one of the largest producers of cotton in the world and since then progress has been colossal.

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01 September 2021

The power of the written word

Always dreamed of turning your love of writing into a professional career? Our unique joint degree in English and Creative Writing allows you to deepen your intellectual knowledge of literature and further enhance your unders...

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01 September 2021

Why the World Needs More Medical Researchers

Interested in a career in medical research? It’s not too late to apply for this September! Students who missed the university application deadli...

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01 September 2021

Why the World Needs Mechanical Engineers

Study mechanical engineering and make a difference to people’s lives. Here’s why the world needs you!

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01 September 2021

Why the Racing Industry Needs Great Engineers

There has never been a more important time to work in race engineering. This sector needs your skills, and here’s why…Do you love fast cars an...

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31 August 2021

Has coronavirus changed the perceptions of working from home?

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on society in so many ways, but the lockdown has brought a whole new meaning to everyday life. Getting up early and commuting to work is no longer the norm for most working people...

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31 August 2021

Want to work in the construction field?

With the continued development of towns and cities across the UK, the country is in high demand for qualified professionals across all construction disciplines. There are a variety of job roles in construction which you are able to choos...

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31 August 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Study a Biomedical and Medical Engineering degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good...

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31 August 2021

Crime and Criminal Justice Degrees

For anyone interested in a law career in criminal justice or criminology, there’s still time to apply for an Undergraduate or Postgraduate law degree at the University of Bolton. If you still haven’t secured a place on the right cour...

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31 August 2021

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Civil Engineering Courses: Apply Today

Without roads and railways, schools and hospitals, or water and power supplies, the world would simply come to a standstill. That’s why careers in civil engineering are so important, providing immense value to communities. Our Undergra...

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31 August 2021

Advance Your Career in Health or Social Care by Reskilling in 2021

If you are a health or social care practitioner looking to become an expert in your field, reskilling at the University of Bolton with a Health and Social Care degree will be the best decision you make. Our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice...

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25 August 2021

Why the World Needs More Great Teachers

Here’s why the world is in dire need of great teachers…..but these may not be the reasons that you think!  Teaching is an amazing job tha...

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25 August 2021

Why the World Needs More Immigration Lawyers

Working as an immigration lawyer is important for society and here’s why…The world needs more legal minds with knowledge of immigration laws, ...

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16 August 2021

Legendary Business Tycoons to aspire to

You might be familiar with some of the greatest names in business, Richard Branson, Lord Alan Sugar and Bill Gates for a start. All these household names have a great head for running companies and making money, but more importantly, the...

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16 August 2021

What a career in Biomedical and Medical Engineering looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree...

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16 August 2021

Will HS2 Be a Civil Engineering Success?

Over budget, behind schedule and causing concern at every turn, does High Speed 2 or HS2 as its commonly known, have a future?HS2 is one of the most exciting and demanding civil engineering projects in Europe. The new HS2 route tr...

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16 August 2021

Our Medical Biology Courses Receive Accreditation from The Royal Society of Biol...

We are delighted to announce that our Medical Biology courses (three-year and foundation/four-year), have received accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology. This prestigious acknowledgement is not distributed widely, s...

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13 August 2021

What can I do with a Media and Photography degree?

There is nothing more rewarding than finding a career path that you are passionate about. Going to work every day, wearing a big smile on your face, is a dream many people have but so few turn it into a reality. It is so impo...

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13 August 2021

What can I do with a Law degree?

Many students get involved in a Law degree because they’re passionate about making the world a better place, whether that be fighting for justice or supporting those falsely accused. The Law is complex as it extends to all corners of o...

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13 August 2021

What can I do with a Mechanical Engineering degree?

As a Mechanical Engineering degree graduate, you will have developed the skills to design, build, test and maintain precision machines. This knowledge is desired in many industries.With a national engineering skills shortage, ther...

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13 August 2021

Want a career working and caring for children?

If you enjoy caring for children and young people, a nursing career as a Children's Nurse could be the perfect role for you. Also known as a paediatric nurse, this role allows you to be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team of pr...

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13 August 2021

Still Not Applied? We Have Art, Design and Media Courses to Inspire

Working in graphic art and design or digital media is one of the most creatively stimulating and rewarding careers to have. Whether you’re interested in studying 

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13 August 2021

Why Electrical and Electronic Engineers Will Make the World a Better Place

Electronic and electrical engineers are in demand and often earn high salaries…and there’s still time to apply for a course! ...

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13 August 2021

Why the World Needs Positive Psychology Coaches

Positive psychology coaching can change lives. Here’s why the world needs more coaches, and why you should apply! There’s never b...

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12 August 2021

What a career in Health and Social Care looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a health and social care career to pursue. The ne...

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12 August 2021

Constructing Your Future - BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Civil engineering plays a role in every aspect of society, whether that is in public construction projects, transport infrastructure, utilities or private projects. If you’re fascinated by engineering and want to play a part in the fut...

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12 August 2021

Advanced Clinical Practice: Who Should Consider Retraining?

Retraining with a master’s at the University of Bolton is one of the best things you can do for your career. Our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course is suitable for a range of healthcare practitioners who have current relevant employ...

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12 August 2021

A Career in Criminal Justice in 2021

In recent years, as technology has developed and social divisions have been felt to deepen both at home and abroad, the field of criminal justice has become increasingly complex. With that complexity comes an increased demand for trained...

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12 August 2021

5 Ways Civil Engineers Will Change the World

Thinking of studying civil engineering? Now is your chance to apply for a civil engineering degree through Clearing for September 2021…The role of civil engineers is incr...

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12 August 2021

Why the World Needs Social Workers & Care Workers

Do you love helping others? Social work or social care roles could be your calling…it’s not too late to apply for a degree! The role of social...

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12 August 2021

The Workplace Needs Artists and Creative Thinkers!

Thinking about studying art and design? There’s still time to apply, and here’s why every workplace needs creative people like you!

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12 August 2021

Why the World Desperately Needs More Data Scientists

If you have excellent computing and data analysis skills, the world needs you. So don’t delay in applying! The University of Bolton’

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12 August 2021

Why the World Needs Small Business Accountants

The world needs accountants more than ever…you can still apply for accounting and finance courses through Clearing!Today is the start of Clearing and if you haven’t app...

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12 August 2021

Why Every Workplace Values People Management Skills

People skills are essential at work. If you’ve got them, you’ll excel in any business, organisation or workplace. Enjoy business and love work...

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11 August 2021

Should Motorsport go electric?

The global warming crisis has been hitting the headlines across the world for several years. Greta Thunberg’s cry for a better world has been heard, and more people than ever are listening.The production of electric cars increas...

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11 August 2021

How student internships help the health and social care sector

During university degrees, many of you will undertake some type of placement or student internships. From nursing to graphic design, students will be using the internet in search of opportunities to practise their skills.Students ...

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11 August 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Games

Study a games degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

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11 August 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Graphic Design

Study a graphic design degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 20...

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11 August 2021

A Story Full of Possibilities - BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Do you have a passion for creative writing and literature? Dream of a future career crafting imaginative stories, creating persuasive advertising or writing hard-hitting journalism? Then look no further than our BA (Hons) Creative Writin...

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11 August 2021

Film FX Courses: Enrol Today for a Career in Film and Television

Have you always been fascinated by the special effects seen on TV? Do you have a special interest in television makeup or a film career? Or do you enjoy learning about the technical side of animation? Working in the film and television i...

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10 August 2021

Create tailored learning experiences for your Health and Social apprentices

The University of Bolton’s Health and Social Care Higher Apprenticeship (Assistant Practitioner) combines on and off-the-job learning and development, tailored to the needs of your workplace. Our flexible programme works with you to de...

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10 August 2021

Typefaces hold more power than you think

The words we choose and how we put them out into the world can have an enormous impact, and the typography used to express this text is no exception on its target audiences. Typography holds an enormous amount of power due to the way the...

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10 August 2021

The thriving gaming industry and you

Video games have played a huge part in society for decades. The ‘gamer’ stereotype previously belonged to a few, but as the gaming industry has developed, so has its audience.Now, it is estimated that 2.2 billion people play v...

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10 August 2021

Why you should pick our foundation year Law course

Obtaining a place on a law degree course can be difficult, not only is there entry requirements to meet, but you also need to be ready for the high commitment levels it requires. One of the best ways to get onto a law degree is by comple...

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10 August 2021

Top print designer leads a workshop with the University of Bolton fashion studen...

Students from the BA Textiles and Surface Design course have been lucky enough to take part in a design lead workshop with one of the top print designers in the industry.Davinder Madaher, a Print designer, Consultant, and Lecturer...

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10 August 2021

Your Future in Special Effects - MA Film FX Creative Practice

A master’s film degree that understands every student has their own goals, dreams and vision for the future. Leading the way in Film FX teaching, the University of Bolton offers the chance for you to create a master’s that specialise...

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09 August 2021

Want to specialise in teaching? Then we have the course for you!

The impression a teacher makes in their classroom can greatly influence the next generation to get into teaching. This is why at the University of Bolton; we aim to inspire and nurture our Education and Teacher Training students.O...

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09 August 2021

Your creative talent can’t be defined

Being as creative as you are, opens up an incredible amount of opportunities but there is one downside. You don’t fit the cookie-cutter mould which others may be satisfied with. You need the chance to explore a whole range of disciplin...

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09 August 2021

Upskilling Teachers through Professional Development: Powerful Stats to Know

Finding ways for teachers to identify and build on their strengths not only benefits schools, but the positive effects trickle down to the students too. A recent report from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) proves that professional d...

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09 August 2021

University's Jason Kenny Triumphs in Tokyo!

It is always an incredible feeling to be associated with a winner who is one of Bolton’s very own, and Jason Kenny has certainly done the University of Bolton proud by winning his eighth medal, at the Tokyo Olympics.

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09 August 2021

Why Consider a Career in Community Arts and Theatre?

Theatre jobs don’t always have to be on stage! Community arts workers get to use their creativity in a different way while doing something great for the local area! Community arts or ...

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09 August 2021

Studying Sports Rehabilitation: The Skills That May Surprise You

Think you’re cut out for a career in sports therapy or rehabilitation? Here are some of the most important skills you’ll need (and they might not be what you think)…Working as a s...

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05 August 2021

Why you should study Motorsport and Automotive Engineering at the University

Deciding which University to attend is a big decision, one that should not be taken lightly, which is why you should try and get to know as much as you can about a course before applying. The University of Bolton has made it easy for you...

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05 August 2021

You Can Still Apply for Performing Arts and Theatre Courses

Fulfil your dream of working in the arts world and reach your potential at the University of Bolton, where students come first, and where you’ll have a positive and friendly learning environment to support you through your studies. The...

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05 August 2021

It’s Not Too Late to Apply for University: Have You Heard About Clearing?

Some people may be worried that they have missed the boat when it comes to their university application. However, applying through Clearing means that it’s not too late. You could still get a position for the coming year. B...

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05 August 2021

What to Expect from a Sports Degree at the University

Mad about sports and fitness? Here’s an insider look at what studying a sports degree is like! At the University of Bolton, we offer a range of sports degree courses, in...

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05 August 2021

Working in Family Liaison: What to Expect

Does working as a family support worker interest you? Here’s a glimpse at what working in this role could be like. The University of Bolton’s

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05 August 2021

Keeping You Informed Throughout the University Application Process

Once you make a university application, you don’t want to feel like you are left in the dark with how it’s progressing. You just want to know where you stand. Below, we reveal more about the different ways that the Univer...

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03 August 2021

7 Great Books for Early Years Practitioners

Reading up on early years books can refresh your attitude, reboot your enthusiasm and give you new ideas for inspiring young children. Young children are keen explorers, and it’s impo...

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03 August 2021

Carbon Neutral Electronic Engineering: An Exciting Breakthrough

Interested in electrical and electronic engineering? Thanks to the latest industry advancements, there’s never been a better time to study! Does sustainable electr...

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03 August 2021

Famous Female Lawyers Who Are Utterly Inspiring

Interested in studying law? These famous female lawyers are the inspiration you need to apply for a law degree. Women working in law is at an all-time high, but

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03 August 2021

Females in Film…We Need More of Them!

Women directors and producers are still a rare breed. It’s time we change that, so if you’ve got the talent and passion, apply for a film produ...

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03 August 2021

How is 3D Printing Used in the Movie Industry

Does exciting new technology, such as 3D printing, fascinate you? Then you may be suited to a career in the movie industry! The University of Bolton’s

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02 August 2021

Perks of Construction Management Jobs (Including Early Retirement)

The construction management career path can sometimes demand long hours, but the perks of this rewarding profession are totally worth it. At the University of Bolton, we offer a nu...

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02 August 2021

Career Talk: The Real Pros and Cons of Social Work

Want to be a social worker? Here we give you the seriously honest pros and cons of serving communities and helping those who are vulnerable. Social work can move mountains, but it takes...

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02 August 2021

How 3D Printing Will Shape Your Mechanical Engineering Career

Mechanical engineering careers are exciting, fulfilling and well paid, and thanks to new technology, there’s never been a better time to study it. If you’re interested in studying m...

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02 August 2021

What Makes a Good Dentist or Dental Professional?

Think you know what it takes to work in the dental industry? Today’s essential traits may not be what you thought… Times are changing in dentistry, and being a good dental professio...

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02 August 2021

Who is Carl Jung (Important Figures in Psychology)

Carl Jung was one of the most influential people in psychology, but what did he do and why does his work matter? At the University of Bolton, we’ve been voted No.1 in the UK for Stude...

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30 July 2021

Shaping a Career in Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Your first question might well be ‘What is Biomedical Engineering?’ In summary, it is the advancement of biomedical science and technology, insight, and application to improve healthcare and rehabilitation.Being able to live a...

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30 July 2021

What a career in Film FX looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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30 July 2021

To be truly inspired you must learn to follow your heart

Is your head telling you to be inspired and study a creative masters degree but your heart is steering you off course? Does it feel like your ambition is not reflected clearly in any of the creative postgraduate courses you look at? If t...

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30 July 2021

Management or Marketing | Securing success in a post-Covid world

With so many things uncertain moving into 2021 with the coronavirus pandemic, business success can seem a daunting challenge. Research has shown that 80% of new businesses don’t make it past the first year (according to The Telegraph),...

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30 July 2021

Top Accounting Firms (UK) and how to get into them!

Here are the biggest, best and most sought-after accounting companies. Plus tips on how to get into accounting and get noticed by these employers…Studying to be an accountant can be c...

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30 July 2021

Why a Business Degree Could be the Best Career Move

Business careers open up many doors, and pursuing a business-related degree will give you multiple options after graduation. Whether at the undergraduate or postgraduate level, choosing...

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30 July 2021

Study Slow Fashion: Put an End to Landfill Waste

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30 July 2021

Civil Engineering or Construction Management?

Need help choosing the right course to kick-start your civil engineering career? Here’s a look at the two main degrees that may appeal to you.

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30 July 2021

How to Choose the Right Computing Degree

Studying computer science at university can help you get on a number of career paths, but which one is right for you?A computing degree at the University of Bolton can kick-start your c...

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29 July 2021

What a career in Medical Biology looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task, to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career in biology to pursue. The next step is ...

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29 July 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Community Development and Youth

Study a Community Development and Youth course at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good Un...

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28 July 2021

Masterclass on Engineering Conformity and Safety by Peter Riches in Semester 2, ...

We were very fortunate to have the pleasure of Peter Riches, the TOCA British Touring Car Championship Technical Director, at the university to give masterclass presentation on the in-depth side of the technical regulations and improved ...

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28 July 2021

What can I do with an Education and Teacher Training degree?

Education can be one of the most rewarding sectors anyone can work in. Not only will you shape the minds of the future, but you’ll no doubt find a moment in your education career where you can step back and realise all the good you hav...

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28 July 2021

Children learn best through active play

It’s no secret that children love to play, creating make-believe worlds, fantastical adventures, and invisible friends. However, active play is not just light-hearted fun, but an essential factor to the cognitive, emotional, and social...

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28 July 2021

English Creative Writing Why now is the best time to release your blog content

The blank and empty page has haunted many writers for many years, and for those who do not fear it, the next hurdle to overcome is the courage to publish your work. During the lockdown, many people have used creative writing and blogging...

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27 July 2021

Civil Engineering projects promise to transform the UK

Crossrail is due for completion in winter 2020, approval for the HS2 project has been granted, and Northern Powerhouse Rail promises to enhance the UK’s economic potential. This infrastructure is deemed an essential social, economic ca...

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27 July 2021

How you can help change the lives of disabled people with engineering

By the end of the First World War, there were over 41,000 amputees reported.  Prosthetic limbs have existed for centuries, with recordings of prosthetics dating back to the Fifth Egyptian Dynasty between the 25th and...

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27 July 2021

What are the graduate prospects for Biomedical Scientist students?

As new drugs and treatments are developed, the demand for Biomedical Scientists is increasing. The world of biomedical science offers both a wide variety of roles and excellent rates of pay.Medical biology careers span the spectru...

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27 July 2021

‘On-road’ support workers are vital in preventing violence among young people

According to a recent report from the National Youth Agency, placing ‘on-road’ support workers for young people in communities affected by gang violence is vital to prevent acts of violence among youngsters. The ‘on-road’ approac...

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27 July 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Business Management

Study a Business Management degree, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching ...

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27 July 2021

Empowering Positive Change – MA Applied and Community Arts (Specialism)

Do you believe in the ability of art and creative culture, to improve, empower communities and bring positive change? To deliver improved wellbeing in society? Then by studying this master’s degree, you will be perfectly equipped to ma...

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26 July 2021

Why it is important for construction sites to continue work during coronavirus

Many keyworkers are keeping the country moving and helping those in need by providing essential services during the coronavirus lockdown and the global pandemic. Construction is one of the industries which, although it has slowed down, h...

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26 July 2021

Why prison officers are so inspirational

The media is often discussing news stories surrounding crime, the good, the bad and of course, the ugly, but there are still plenty of stories that are not told. Many crime cases are reported when the crime happens, when a verdict is rea...

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26 July 2021

Why the Performing Arts are Important

In the late 20th century, many performing arts critics believed that the performing arts and those in performing arts careers would lose their relevance. They cited the rise of the internet, streaming services and TV as being among the r...

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26 July 2021

Cybersecurity risks are on the increase

Almost every business nowadays has a website, with data systems and networks; meaning that there are numerous entry points for criminals and risk of a cyber security breach. The cyber-crime industry hit £1.5 trillion in profits in 2018,...

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26 July 2021

Taking Care of Our Teeth in a Global Pandemic

During the time of COVID-19, in the midst of a pandemic it can be hard to focus on the little things in our daily routine, like brushing our teeth. If you’re still working from home, remembering to brush your teeth can be pushed to the...

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23 July 2021

What Career Paths are there for Mechanical Engineers

Engineering is a broad professional landscape, mechanical engineering careers are just one of those, and within it, there are multiple areas of interest for every graduate. Throughout your studies, you will learn, through various modules...

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23 July 2021

How a Psychology Course could make you a Better Employer

How a Psychology Course could make you a Better EmployerIn the world of work, especially psychology jobs, it is important when you are recruiting to fill a vacancy to be as fair as you possibly can, meriting peopl...

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23 July 2021

What can I do with a Games degree?

The Gaming industry has been growing rapidly over the last few decades. It has become a norm within society that people play games in their home, from apps to consoles to PCs, more people than ever are gaming; in fact, 2.8 billion people...

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23 July 2021

Looking for a Career Path - Get a Degree in Media and Photography

Study for a media and photography degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good Universi...

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23 July 2021

Doris Self - The World’s Oldest Video Game Champion

When we think of video games, we imagine a bunch of teenagers playing their console from the moment they get home from school before they're inevitably called down for dinner. Yet, the world of gaming stretches far beyond the younger gen...

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23 July 2021

Looking for a Career Path - Get a Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Study a mechanical engineering degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University ...

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22 July 2021

The Guardian University Guide rates Media and Photography at the University in U...

Our film production, media and photography course at the University of Bolton is ranked 3rd in the North West for Teaching Satisfaction by The Guardian University Guide 2020.All staff on the course are industry professionals who a...

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22 July 2021

Why Upskill with a Masters Degree in Health and Social Care?

If you’re an ambitious graduate looking to improve your professional understanding of social care, health and wellbeing, our postgraduate master’s in health and social care can put you on the right path to success. Upskilling can be ...

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22 July 2021

Get Inspired Study BA Games Art

If you have a love for games and want to focus your career on a rapidly growing industry, then the University of Bolton has the perfect course for you, a BA Games Art degree. Study in a positive and supportive environment, where our awar...

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22 July 2021

Looking for a Career Path - Get a Degree in Medical Biology

Study a medical biology degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2...

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22 July 2021

Looking for a Career Path - Get a Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Study a mechanical engineering degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University ...

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22 July 2021

The Benefit of Working Closely with Industries

Studying for a degree can seem daunting, with plenty to revise, learn and recite, some students start to ask how this knowledge will help them after they graduate. But at the University of Bolton, our students are equipped with more than...

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21 July 2021

Films that Changed the Industry

We all love seeing special effects in influential movies, but did you know that some of the special effects we know and love today such as the green screen and virtual reality, came out of earlier iconic films such as King Kong and The T...

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21 July 2021

What is the Adobe Suite, and why is it important to graphic designers?

There are many graphic design skills you will need when you step into the industry. The first is the ability to put pen to paper.Tapping into your imagination, having an eye for what looks good and being able to convey your ideas ...

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21 July 2021

What a career in Fashion and Textiles looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task, to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for...

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21 July 2021

Women in Engineering

‘Pink and ‘blue’ jobs are being discussed more frequently in society in a bid to close gender gaps in a variety of industries. Mechanical engineering jobs are a sector that is pulling away from a male-dominated environment and is c...

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21 July 2021

The Health and Social Care Workers Behind the Scenes Keeping Our Country Running

Keyworkers, for example health and social care workers, across the country are fighting hard to keep those suffering from coronavirus safe, but many of those working on the front line aren’t in hospitals. For most of the country, there...

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21 July 2021

Changing the Law Landmark Court Cases

The law is designed to serve justice, but it is not set in stone and can change. Landmark court cases are those which challenge expected outcomes and lead to changes in legislation.One landmark court case was the Belmarsh decision...

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20 July 2021

From Motorsport to your Own Car - Technological Advancements that you Use Today

Watching Formula One or NASCAR, you might think that the motorsport technology that keeps these high adrenaline sports going bears little similarity to the humble car sitting on your drive. However, there is far more o...

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20 July 2021

How do Children Learn to Speak

It might seem hard to believe, but from the day they are born a newborn baby begins to learn the necessary skills for cognitive development. They can sleep for as much as 16-18 hours a day but when they are awake, they ...

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20 July 2021

Is Fast Fashion on the Way Out?

For many, the pandemic has acted as something of a catalyst, fashion-wise. With nowhere to go and no money to spend, buying new clothes has taken a backseat. But does this mean the end for fast fashion?

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20 July 2021

Is Going Through Change the Same as Bereavement?

Throughout life, there are circumstances that people go through that change them. These can be smaller life events when we are younger, like moving home and changing school, or more significant things as we get older l...

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20 July 2021

Young, Rich and in Tech Youngest Billionaires

Working in tech has many perks…from high salaries and a great workplace culture to big opportunities in entrepreneurship! Could you be the next billionaire?The University of Bolton’...

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19 July 2021

Sustainability Matters

Environmental sustainability is the responsibility that we are all under to look after our planet as individuals, businesses, and institutions. As an educational institution, we strive for the highest standards, and that incl...

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19 July 2021

Criminology - The Art vs Science Debate

Criminology, which takes its name from crimen – the Latin word for “accusation” and logos – the Ancient Greek word for “reason or word”, has been around for several hundred years, and the term criminology can be credited to R...

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19 July 2021

5 Physiotherapy Techniques used by Top Sports Stars

No matter what level a sport is played at, from the junior under 12s rugby team to a premier league footballer, injuries can happen. They do not discriminate from one player to another, and whilst some sports injuries ...

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19 July 2021

Dental Health Through History - How Far Have We Come?

Dentistry has come a long way over the years, evolving to a point where we understand the importance of preventative dental care in order to avoid dental issues from developing. In British dental technology there has been major advances ...

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19 July 2021

The Most Aerodynamic Vehicles Ever Made

The most aerodynamic shape in the world, the teardrop, comes from nature. With its rounded nose at the front that tapers towards the rear, the shape is formed by the flow of water down an object meeting opposition from ...

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19 July 2021

What Child Social Work Role Would Suit You Best

Social work jobs, in particular those that specifically involve working with children can be incredibly challenging. Many roles include working with sensitive issues at what can be particularly difficult times for the f...

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19 July 2021

Adapting Psychology to the Autistic Brain

It was over 50 years ago when Leo Kanner created his first description of classic autistic syndrome. In the years since then there has been a significant amount of research that has helped us to begin to understand mor...

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19 July 2021

The Students Have Spoken, and We’ve Come Out on Top

Here at the University of Bolton, we pride ourselves on delivering #UniAsItShouldBe. We want our students to have a fun and enjoyable experience while giving them everything they need to be successful in their chosen domain. ...

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16 July 2021

How to Get a Job in the Gaming Industry (UK)

Game art design allows you to turn imagination and ideas into epic characters, and artists often enjoy amazing job satisfaction. But how hard is it to get your foot in the door of this industry?

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16 July 2021

Why the World will Always Need Accountants

Good at numbers? A whizz at analysis? If you want to turn your math skills into a lucrative profession, exploring accounting careers could be the right move for you.   The Uni...

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15 July 2021

Happy World Youth Skills Day

Today is World Youth Skills Day, a day that promotes the importance of education, shining the light on teachers as well as professionals working in community development. Every year on ...

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13 July 2021

How to Become a Games Designer

Making video games sounds like a dream career, right? Here’s the lowdown on how to begin your career in game design.Game careers are exciting, dynamic and often very well paid. The in...

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13 July 2021

Is a Career in Film & Television Right For You?

Special effects are one of the most exciting areas in film and television, but is it right for you? We discuss the pros and cons of working in this competitive industry. The University ...

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13 July 2021

What Can You Do with a Medical Biology Degree?

Ready to change the world? Here are some of the amazing jobs you can do with a bachelor’s degree in medical biology. You can enjoy a number of careers with a biology degree. If you sp...

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13 July 2021

What Can You Do With a Photography Degree?

Are you creative, detail orientated and a master of the camera lens? If you love taking photos, a degree in photography could be for you. What makes a great photographer is a keen eye f...

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13 July 2021

What You Need to Know About Being a Paramedic

Interested in starting a career as a paramedic? Here’s everything you need to know about the job and what’s expected of you.The BSc Paramedic Science degree at the University of Bol...

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13 July 2021

What to Expect From a Business Management Degree

A degree in business management can open many doors and unlock a range of careers. Here’s what to expect from the course. As a discipline, business management can be quite broad in co...

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12 July 2021

How to be a Sustainable Student

Slowing the rate of climate change means all of us making, small changes to how we live and work. With University life already being so busy, just how can students be more sustainable?Student life follows...

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05 July 2021

Day in the Life of a Mechanical Engineer

It sounds fancy and exciting, but what’s it really like to work in mechanical engineering? Here we give you a glimpse into a typical day on the job!The

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05 July 2021

Film Production Degree Potential Career Paths

Do you dream of working on a film set? Making a career in the film industry is one of the most exciting things you can do at undergraduate level, with many potential career paths. ...

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05 July 2021

How to Get a Job in Motorsport

There’s no denying that the world of motorsport is highly competitive, but here are some invaluable tips to help you get your foot in the door.Do you dream of working in the fast-pace...

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05 July 2021

Marketing Degree: A Way into Your Dream Industry

There are many benefits of doing a marketing degree, but one of the best perks is being able to open multiple doors in different industries. Fashion runways, sports events, the red carp...

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05 July 2021

What Are the Top UK Cities for Construction Careers?

Are you interested in building a career in construction or civil engineering? Here are the best places to work in construction in the UK. At the University of Bolton, we have a number o...

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30 June 2021

5 Reasons for Women to Start a Civil Engineering Career

Female civil engineers are still are a rarity in the UK...here are the reasons why you should help us change that. If you’re thinking about what to study at university, civil engineer...

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30 June 2021

5 Writing Tips for Becoming a Fantastic Screenwriter

Screenwriting is an art form, and our degree can help you unlock your creativity…Do you dream of turning your creative ideas into a Hollywood movie or a hit series? Writing for the screen is one of the ...

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30 June 2021

Biomedical Engineering A Cure for Depression

An interesting look at mental health engineering…could the field of biomedicine provide a cure for depression?Biomedical engineering, depression, and mental health aren’t often...

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30 June 2021

Busting the Myths of Community Work

Community studies can make a huge difference to people’s lives, but job roles are often misunderstood. So what do you know about the community work process? Working with local communi...

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30 June 2021

Career Comparisons Games Programmer vs. Developers

Want to work in gaming, but not sure where your skills lie? Here’s a closer look at the game developer vs. game programmer job roles.The

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30 June 2021

Cyber Security Graduates: Why Every Employer Wants You

IT security whizzes, you are hot property! Every employer wants to hire you, and here’s why…Do you want to turn your passion for computers into a successful career? If you’ve been...

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29 June 2021

The Benefits of Building Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into any Business Start...

Diversity in the workplace has become a concept increasingly discussed in recent years, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), are commonly heard terms in the business world, and while many businesses may make a token ...

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29 June 2021

What Does the Future of the Creative Industries Look Like?

You may have heard the term multidisciplinary creative applied to a person before, but you may not be aware of what this means. This is something that is not only becoming rather popular but also necessary as a form of career...

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28 June 2021

A secure job for the future | How to be an Accountant

Recent times have, for many of us, been turbulent due to the coronavirus pandemic. Job security is nearing an all-time low, and no-one is quite sure what the future holds. You may be wondering how you can lock down a career with job secu...

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25 June 2021

University Becomes First Institution to Deliver Dedicated FM Degree Apprenticesh...

Here at the University of Bolton we are delighted to have been approved as an IWFM Recognised Centre. This will allow us to be able to deliver the IWFM Level 6 Extended Diploma as part of a dual award with our BSc (Hons) in F...

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24 June 2021

Support for New Students: Creating the Right Environment

We pride ourselves on creating a positive and supportive environment at the University of Bolton. We are always looking for ways to help new students and support them throughout their studies Discover more about the importanc...

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23 June 2021

Why should you choose study Accountancy?

Do you enjoy numbers? Investigative work? Love solving puzzles and coming up with creative solutions? Then the world of finance could be the one for you with an exciting accountancy career for your future.A financial professional ...

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16 June 2021

The Latest in Biomedical Engineering: Smart Contact Lenses

Biomedical engineering research has come on leaps and bounds, bringing intelligent solutions to the eye care industry, with smart contact lenses as the next big thing!Becoming a biomedical engi...

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15 June 2021

Why Study MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course at the University of Bolton is designed for graduates who wish to develop their skills from an international perspective. If you dream of widenin...

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15 June 2021

How to Break Down Walls for Interdisciplinary Creative Practice

Multidisciplinary creative practice requires flexibility, but how can you break down walls and create more fluid ways of working? Here’s how…The

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14 June 2021

Sustainability Challenges for Educational Establishments

There is no denying that climate change, and what we need to do, has a heightened sense of urgency attached to it. This means that everyone needs to make a concerted effort to do more and stick with these changes. The urgency is not lost...

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02 June 2021

Rehabilitation Engineering - Trends to watch out for

If you’re interested in engineering but not sure which area you’d like to work in, rehabilitation engineering could provide you with a career path you might not have otherwise ...

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01 June 2021

Want to be an Entrepreneur Why you Need to Prepare to Fail

Scared of failure? If you’re an ambitious business entrepreneur with big ideas, you shouldn’t be. Here’s why…Failing at something can be detrimental to confidence, especially for those who thrive ...

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01 June 2021

Arts Management Jobs: The Skills you need for Success

Looking to grow your career in arts management? Do you have the right skills to get ahead? Here’s a look at what it takes to become a leader in the arts sector.The...

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31 May 2021

Which road will Accountancy take you?

You may think accountancy is a one-trick pony; tracking figures and keeping the finances in order, but you will be forgiven for thinking that, as on the surface, this occupation may seem multiple shades of grey. But once you delve into t...

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28 May 2021

Rise of Mature University Applicants Offers “Golden Opportunity”

UCAS data for this year shows some rather interesting information. According to the Office for Students (OfS) applications for full-time undergraduate mature students for September 2021 are up. And not just a little.

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25 May 2021

Video Physiotherapy: How Healthcare has Adapted in COVID

There’s never been a more important time for healthcare to embrace digital technology, and video physiotherapy could be here to stay, taking future physiotherapy careers in a new direction…

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25 May 2021

5 Ways to Advance Your Engineering Management Career in 2021

Want to take control of your engineering career path and move into management and leadership? Here’s everything you need to know about advancing your career in 2021! According to...

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25 May 2021

Everything you Need to Know about Physician Associates Studies

The physician associate (PA) is one of the newest allied medical professions, providing clinical care graduates with a unique and exciting route to medicine. The MSc Physician Associate...

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24 May 2021

What Are Character Strengths in Positive Psychology

Positive psychology has the power to change lives, helping people navigate great difficulties in life by focusing on their strengths…The MSc Counselling and Positive Psychology course...

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24 May 2021

Teaching in Higher Education: Things you Need to Know

Is teaching in higher education right for you? Is a master’s the best move for your career? Here’s everything you need to know about training and working in higher education jobs…...

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24 May 2021

Why Teach Sports in Secondary School?

Thinking of becoming a sports coach or teacher? Here’s why teaching sports at secondary level is a great career move, and hugely beneficial to school students! Learning to teach in secondar...

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24 May 2021

The Rise of Robotics: Trends in 2021

What’s next in the world of robotics engineering? Here’s a look at the shiny new concepts just around the corner…The new 12-month

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24 May 2021

Your 5 Step Plan for Becoming a Better Social Worker

Want to improve your social work practice and increase your chances of progression? Here’s a simple 5 step plan to follow…At the University of Bolton, we believe in nurturing talent...

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21 May 2021

How The University of Bolton Can Support You Through Clearing

If you’re going to be applying for a university place via UCAS Clearing 2021, the University of Bolton is here to help. We have a dedicated Clear...

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21 May 2021

Post-pandemic Social Care Concerns

The pandemic has had a profound effect on the social care sector, the people who work in it and those they provide services to. Whilst they have found many different and innovative ways in which they can continue to offer the...

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21 May 2021

The Biggest Feats of Civil Engineering

For thousands of years, man has been creating structures, some small, some large, but the one thing that they all have in common is the civil engineering skills that went into making them. Whether they were created in 2504 BC...

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21 May 2021

Essential Soft Skills for the Prospective Paramedic

A paramedic career is not for the faint-hearted. This is more than a 9-5 job

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20 May 2021

Anxiety Busting Tips Before Starting University

If you’re feeling stressed and worried about starting university, you’re not alone. We can assure you that the majority of new starters feel the same way! After all, doing something for the first time is always a bit scar...

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19 May 2021

Results Day Anxiety - Top Tips For Self-Care

Feeling anxious on results day is normal. But it is important to prioritise your health to ensure that the stress and worry do not take over. Take a look at our helpful tips on looking after yourself on results day and how to...

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19 May 2021

The History and Future of Medical Device Engineering

Today the term medical device is most likely to conjure up images of sophisticated electronic machinery, precision instruments or microscopically detailed devices. However, in one form or another, humankind has been inv...

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18 May 2021

The Ultimate Clearing Guide – What, Where And When To Apply

If you don’t have a university place, don’t panic! With Clearing, you could be able to snap up a place that has not yet been filled. Read on for our UCAS Clearing 2021 guide....

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18 May 2021

Future Challenges for Global Business

The business landscape has changed monumentally over the past year. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting industries all across the globe, a whole host of potential challenges are emerging for international businesses compet...

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18 May 2021

Sustainable, Protective, Attractive Packaging - Can it Really be Done?

Being environmentally friendly is no longer seen as a passing phase, nor is it seen as a concept that should be the concern of just a select few. Treating the world we live in with respect is becoming an increasingly i...

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17 May 2021

Am I Too Late to Apply for University?

If you missed the January UCAS deadline, you may be panicking. If you are worried that you have left it too late to apply to university this year; don’t fret… your university dream is still alive and kicking via UCAS Clea...

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17 May 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Accountancy

Study an Accounting degree at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020....

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07 May 2021

What's Next in Global Healthcare? (Digital Technology on the Rise)

From virtual healthcare solutions to mixed reality (MR) consultations, things are changing fast in the global healthcare sector!This is an exciting time to pursue a career in global healthcare management,...

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07 May 2021

Trends in Dental Technology What’s Next in Dentistry

Working in dentistry is one of the most exciting career paths, and the next decade is set to epic in terms of technological development.Despite the setbacks caused by COVID-19, things are looking very pos...

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06 May 2021

Is Cloud Gaming the Future

What will game design look like in the future? Is the entire industry going to be on cloud? Or are there too many obstacles to overcome?Now is an exciting time to build your career in game design and deve...

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06 May 2021

The Best Easy-Read Books for ESOL Learners

Novels are a great way of learning a new language, while also opening students up to a world of literary, culture and debate. Get ready for some interesting discussions…As an 'English for Speakers of Ot...

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06 May 2021

Spotlight on Special Effects Creator, Stan Winston

From killer aliens and super heroes to dinosaurs soaring through the sky, the late Stan Winston has left us with some of the most iconic moments in film. If you aspire to be one of the best special e...

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05 May 2021

Why Biomedical Engineering is in the Top 40% of Careers for Career Satisfaction

Why Biomedical Engineering is in the Top 40% of Careers for Career SatisfactionWhen determining what career path to go down, you need to consider how happy you will be in your job role. The average person spends 9...

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05 May 2021

Historical Figures in Engineering Imhotep

From healer and physician to an ancient god, Imhotep has been in the spotlight for many things. But what was his role in the world of engineering?Leonardo Da Vinci, Henry Ford, James Watt. These names oft...

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05 May 2021

Cloud Ecosystem in 2021 The Biggest Companies to Work For

Are you looking to build your career in IT security? Here’s a look at the fast-growing, ever-evolving cloud ecosystem in cloud computing and networking.The University of Bol...

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05 May 2021

Charity Spotlight Muscular Dystrophy UK

What do they do?Founded in 1959, Muscular Dystrophy UK supports families living with muscle-weakening conditions by providing vital information, advice and a range of resources for them to acces...

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05 May 2021

Performing Arts and Mental Health in Teenagers Why Teach

Provide a form of releaseThe arts is excellent for channelling inner thoughts, frustrations and feelings, which can improve mental health in teenagers. For young people undergoing exam stress or...

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05 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness for Social Workers: 5 Tips for Happiness

The role of social workers is often focused on the wellbeing of others, but how can they make sure they take care of themselves at work?Mental health awareness is important in every line of work. But for ...

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04 May 2021

Top Global Cities for Start-ups: Where to Launch Your Business

Dream of being your own boss? Have a ground-breaking business idea? Here are the top start-up cities for entrepreneur ventures!The University of Bolton’s MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation course is al...

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04 May 2021

5 Post-Lockdown Tips for TLAN Teachers

Coming out of lockdown can be hard for learners with additional support needs (ASN). Here’s everything you can do to smooth the transition as a teacher!Routine is important ...

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04 May 2021

How to Help the Environment: 6 Ways You Can Get Involved

Life as a student can be hectic, but everyone can still make time to give back to Mother Nature and find ways to live a greener lifestyle.University students have a lot to think about, and things can get ...

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04 May 2021

10 Reasons to Study a Postgraduate Degree in 2021!

What is postgraduate training going to do for your career? Here are some of the reasons that will make you want to apply in 2021…If you’ve been thinking about improving your skills for the workplace, ...

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04 May 2021

Can You Really Achieve Your Dream Job?

You are going to be working for most of your life, so it is important that you love what you do. You may feel like bagging your dream job is a myth, but we’re here to tell you that it is not. Read on to discover some of the different w...

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04 May 2021

How Community Arts can Help the Elderly

Is there a link between creativity and cognitive health in the elderly? And can community arts support the world’s ageing population?The UK, like many countries in the ...

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03 May 2021

UK Set to Be a World Leader in Islamic Finance

A second Sukuk bolsters the UK’s position for becoming a world leader in Islamic finance, making this the perfect time to study in this specialism.A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is one of the...

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28 April 2021

'Why law?’ It’s the question every would-be law student should anticipate

From applying to a university to study for a law degree to working in a law firm, there will be instances when the question ‘Why law?’ will present itself. Keep reading as we discuss this question in further depth...

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22 April 2021

Are we in a Creativity Crisis?

There is no denying that the past 12 months have thrown a big curveball our way. Even the most creative minds out there could not have anticipated how the past year has unfolded. Lockdown has impacted us in many different wa...

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22 April 2021

The Biggest Psychological Debate - What's Your Take?

There are a lot of great debates in psychology. However, many would agree that one of the most contested is the nature or nurture debate. The nature versus nurture debate is all about the extent to which certain elements of ...

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22 April 2021

Are Babies of Lockdown at a Disadvantage?

When do babies learn to talk? When should a baby start walking? These are common questions in the subject of baby development. While we all have an idea of the ‘right’ age to do these things, there are so many factors th...

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22 April 2021

Have our Young People Forgotten how to Socialise?

There is no denying that we live in a digital age, and this already posed questions regarding child interaction with peers and whether the art of true conversation has been lost. However, with 12 months of lockdowns, the que...

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22 April 2021

Have we Lost the Art of Creative Writing

From being consumed in the world of social media to a lack of encouragement the written word, many people feel that the art of creative writing is lost. We discuss this in more depth below.What is...

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21 April 2021

Why Technological Advances Mean Now is the Time to Enjoy a Career in Biomedical ...

Choosing a career path is not always easy. Finding something that you enjoy and have an aptitude for is always the right place to start. It also helps if it is a growth area where you are likely to find a position once you have completed...

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20 April 2021

International Business Management: Top Employers with a Global Presence

Globalisation has created an interconnected world, with increasing overseas trade and cultural exchange. Business executives have a unique opportunity to enrich their learning and professional development, and the University of Bolton’...

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20 April 2021

Let's Celebrate Chinese Language Day! (April 20th)

Today is Chinese Language Day and we want to celebrate one of the most widely used languages in the world!For postgraduates looking to enhance their CV and boost global job prospects, learning a new langu...

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19 April 2021

Career in Finance Small Firm vs. Big Four

The Big 4 is the dream for a lot of accountants and finance professionals, but is it all it’s cracked up to be? Or are smaller companies just as rewarding?The Big 4 firms (PwC, Deloitte, EY and KPMG) ar...

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19 April 2021

The Challenges of Education Post-Pandemic

There is no denying that the pandemic has had a massive impact on the education sector. Over the past 12 months, students have spent more time at home than at school or university. It would be naive to expect everything to r...

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19 April 2021

The Future of Civil Engineering Sustainability Matters

Civil engineers are known for their love of the conventional. However, embracing sustainability is a must for all industries considering the current climate. With that in mind, we will explore the future of sustainable engin...

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19 April 2021

Is the Future of Exercise Data-Driven?

There’s no denying that we live in a world that is very much driven by data. Businesses of all natures are using data to drive their operations forward. So, the question is posed; is the future of strength and conditioning...

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19 April 2021

The Cambridge Analytica Scandal and What It Teaches Us

The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal involved millions of Facebook users having their personal data compromised without their consent. The event, which caused public outrage has taught us a number of important lessons re...

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19 April 2021

Could Simulation Software Help Reduce the Effects of the Next Pandemic?

We’re not through this pandemic yet, but we’re already worrying about what would happen if another one was to strike! After all, if COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that you never know what is around the corner. Re...

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19 April 2021

The Trends That Shape General Practice

The health industry has come under an intense spotlight over the past 12 months as a consequence of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. While there is no denying that coronavirus is shaping the healthcare sector, there are a nu...

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14 April 2021

Microvolunteering (and its Impact on Human Society)

Acts of kindness can change the world…here’s how you can get involved for Microvolunteering Day this April 15th!There are so many reasons to help others, and every year on April 15th

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13 April 2021

Digital Skills Shortage – Is The UK Heading Towards a Disaster?

A study carried out by a think tank on behalf of The Learning & Work Institute has recently highlighted an alarming scenario that could play out in the UK, with regard to a shortage of digital and computer skills if something isn’t...

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12 April 2021

Top Perks of Building Your Career in Cloud

A master’s in cloud computing can make your skills relevant and in-demand. Plus, there are plenty of perks to know about…Things are changing in the world of IT, and the shift from legacy systems to re...

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12 April 2021

Why Do an MBA in Global Healthcare Management?

Do you see yourself working in leadership and management in healthcare? A Master of Business Administration (MBA) in this field could be for you. If there’s one thing tha...

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12 April 2021

Why Study a Master’s in Human Society?

Do you work with local communities, young children, or people who are vulnerable and need care? This could be the ultimate postgraduate training for you…A master’s in sociology-related subjects can ta...

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12 April 2021

Why a Career in Physiotherapy is Good for the Soul

As a physiotherapist, you’ll play a key role in improving the lives of others. It’s also a highly-rewarding job that is great for the soul. Here’s why…From working with diverse ...

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09 April 2021

LLM International Business Law: A Flexible Route

Are you looking for a flexible route into law? The University of Bolton’s LLM International Business Law programme welcomes students from a variety of backgrounds!A business law master’s is a highly-r...

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09 April 2021

New Study Shows Urgent Need to Tackle Oral Health Post-COVID

There has never been a more important time for highly-skilled dentists and dental technicians. Find out more about our clinical dental technician course…The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that a lot of imp...

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09 April 2021

Stress Awareness Month 2021 (Tips for Managing Postgraduate Stress)

Studying a master’s or juggling a part-time course can full on, but the benefits of postgraduate study are life-changing. Here’s how to keep stress down to a minimum…April is Stress Awareness Month ...

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09 April 2021

The Challenges of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Are you a grammar whizz? Do you have bags of patience and good people skills? Teaching English to foreign students could be for you…Teaching English as a second language ...

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09 April 2021

The Most In-demand Jobs in Film FX (And How to Get Them)

Do you want to turn your creative degree into a film FX specialism? Postgraduate training can help you develop your skills in this unique field. Film special effects is one of the most exciting and p...

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08 April 2021

Scandalous Artworks of the Last 10 Years

If there is one thing that art does, it gets people talking! That’s most certainly what the controversial art that we are going to take a look at in this post has done.If there is one thing that art sho...

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07 April 2021

5 Amazing Facts About the Gaming Industry

Looking to enhance your skills as a games designer or developer? Here are 5 amazing facts about the industry that will spur you on for Postgraduate study! A Master’s in Games Development could be o...

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07 April 2021

7 Tips for Mature Students Returning to University

Are you a working professional looking to return to university to do a postgraduate master’s degree? There’s never been a better time to upskill, and

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07 April 2021

5 Facts about Nursing That You Never Knew

There’s never been a more important time to be a nurse, but there’s so much we don’t know about our saviours. Here are 5 fun facts about nurses that may surprise you.Are you a student of nursing or midwifery? The global pand...

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07 April 2021

Celebrating Female Dancers (International Dance Day)

It’s International Dance Day on April 29th and we’re celebrating some of our favourite famous female dancers…For International Dance Day we’re asking our PGCE arts and performance students (as well as dance and performing ...

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07 April 2021

Is Engineering Management the Happiest Job in the World?

Engineers have the happiest jobs in the world, according to research. We deep-dive into the reasons why graduates in this field have the biggest smiles on their faces…We all dream of a job that makes us...

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07 April 2021

4 Creative Ways to Engage With SEN Learners in the Classroom

Helping pupils with Special Education Needs (SEN) requires rules, repetition and structure. But creativity is still key in the classroom, no matter the subject.Teaching Learners with Additional Needs (TLA...

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01 April 2021

My Journey After Graduation

My Journey After GraduationAfter graduating with a First-Class BA (Hons) back in 2019, I decided to go onto study on a postgraduate programme, enrolling on the Universities PGCE (M) 14+ Art, Creative Practice and ...

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01 April 2021

40 Years of MTV

As MTV gets ready to celebrate 40 years in the business, we take a look back at the highlights, the low moments, and question whether MTV can survive another 40 years.MTV was launched on the 1st of August...

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01 April 2021

Recognising Bias in the Media

In light of the recent Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interview with Oprah Winfrey, media bias is something we’ve been discussing more and more. Below, we explore the role that bias plays in the media.

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01 April 2021

Will VR Gaming Ever Be the Norm?

From Batman: Arkham VR to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, there are lots of VR games that are set to take the market by storm in 2021. But many experts thought that Virtual Reality would have more of a hold in the industry by now...

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31 March 2021

What Does a Biomedical Engineering Degree Involve?

There has never been a better time to study a Biomedical Engineering degree than now. With every advance in science, aerospace technology, and electronics, there are also ground-breaking discoveries and innovative new solutions being int...

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31 March 2021

Tips for putting together a creative portfolio for university interviews

If you’re considering a creative degree such as art, or animation and illustration, you might be asked to show a creative portfolio of your work when you’re invited to an interview.For our animation and illustration degree at ...

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30 March 2021

New Rules for the F1 2021 Season

A new F1 season has arrived, and it’s all kicking off in Bahrain! In case you forgot, this is the track that brought us two back-to-back races in last year’s calendar, with one of them involving a harrowing incident where Romain Gros...

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30 March 2021

Who is Peter Bonnington?

In F1, it may be the driver who stands on the podium, but there are hundreds of mechanical engineering personnel behind the scenes who are responsible for giving the driver such an amazing car. There’s no better example of this t...

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29 March 2021

Q&A with Special Effects for Film and TV graduate, Rebecca Albrecht

Rebecca Albrecht, 25, graduated from the Special Effects (SFX) for Film and TV degree in 2019. She is currently working for Inovus Medical® , where she is a product designer creating simulation body parts for surgical procedures....

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29 March 2021

Visual Effects and Animation graduate joins University as a lecturer

Dale Alexander, who graduated from the Visual Effects (VFX) and Animation degree with a first-class honours, is set to join the University as a lecturer on the course.Since finishing the degree in 2016, Dale has gone on to work fo...

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25 March 2021

Physiotherapy: Make A Difference To Someone’s Lifestyle

Physiotherapy can be an incredibly rewarding degree. It is the perfect starting point for a career as a medical professional or to work in sports physiotherapy while providing many transferrable skills to other roles in the sports scienc...

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25 March 2021

Sports Rehabilitation: Become An Expert In Strength and Recovery

Here at the University of Bolton we have a very supportive learning environment. Lecturers and support staff go above and beyond to ensure you have the best experience and receive all the help you need to succeed. There is a good reason ...

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25 March 2021

5 Reasons to Study a Dental Technology Degree with the University of Bolton

Do you want to be in the business of putting a smile on people’s faces? Dentistry is a good thought and a viable and lucrative career option, hold on to it. The need for dental technicians is expected to grow faster than many other hea...

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25 March 2021

Arts with Offenders: Changing Outcomes

Are you an arts graduate looking for a new challenge? Have you considered a career in the prison and probation services?The University of Bolton’s

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24 March 2021

New Words for 2021

Language is dynamic and ever-changing. Words come in and out of fashion and change meaning all the time. Language is a measure of society as much as it is a form of communication. Words, not just names, have power and influence on how we...

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24 March 2021

What Does the Future Hold for Roblox?

Roblox has gone public. The popular children's gaming platform, valued at roughly £21.3 billion, went public through a direct listing last week. What prompted this move? The opportunity for the corporation and its many developers to inc...

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24 March 2021

Speak Up for Nature on March 27th: Earth Hour 2021

What will you do for Earth Hour Day? Our planet needs us now more than ever…Every year, at 8:30pm on the last Saturday of March, millions across the globe turn off their lights as a stand against over-c...

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22 March 2021

Graduate Finance Jobs Remain in the UK Post Brexit

Worried about Brexit and the impact on jobs? The UK is still a hotspot for finance, with many graduate opportunities available.With the Brexit transition period now over, many people will be wondering abo...

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22 March 2021

SFX graduate secures job on Doctor Who

Special Effects (SFX) for Film and TV student Jodie Tinsley, 21, graduated in 2020 and had secured a dream job on Doctor Who before the end of her degree.Thanks to networking opportunities as part of the course, Jodie met a contac...

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22 March 2021

Academics from Visual Effects and Animation work on top Netflix movie

Lecturers from the Visual Effects (VFX) and Animation degree at the University of Bolton are enjoying having a top ten movie on Netflix.Outside the Wire is an American sci-fi that tells the story of an android officer and drone pi...

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22 March 2021

Female motorsport professionals share their top tips for students

Over one million British women now work across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professions - a number which has increased year-on-year over the last decade. While this is a huge improvement, fewer than 13% of engineers ...

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22 March 2021

Should Books Ever be Banned?

The recent decision of Dr Suess’ Estate to remove six of his books from publication has caused uproar. The books contain overtly racist illustrations, and most people will never have even heard of them. However, it hasn't stopped publi...

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22 March 2021

Fashion Icon Stella McCartney Turns 50

The name McCartney is synonymous with change, activism and creativity. Stella McCartney was born into a family whose actions spoke for them. It is little wonder that she went on to have such a profound effect on the fashion industry, ani...

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22 March 2021

Top 5 Graphic Design Trends for 2021

After a year of lockdowns and disappointments, it can feel as if creativity has disappeared and left a dark vacuum in its place. However, creativity hasn’t left the building. You cannot hold down the world of graphic design for long an...

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22 March 2021

Top tips for SFX students from industry experts

The University of Bolton has collaborated with Millennium FX to provide Special Effects (SFX) for Film and TV students with industry-specific talks and training for the sector.Millennium FX is Europe’s leading supplier of prosth...

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22 March 2021

What is Visual Effects and Animation?

Visual Effects (VFX) and Animation is a key component to creating amazing real-life imagery for film and TV. Nearly everything you watch these days has an element of VFX and animation; whether it’s a movie on Netflix or Prime, a music ...

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16 March 2021

5 Strange Facts About False Teeth

The history of false teeth is fascinating and has paved the way for the dentures you will come across in your BSc (Hons) Dental Technology degree with the University of Bolton. Here are five of the strangest facts that will f...

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16 March 2021

Augmented Reality in Civil Engineering

Augmented reality combines virtual elements with the real world. It creates a world where virtual reality interacts with actual reality, allowing you to see what you want to be as well as what is.When applied to Civil Engineering,...

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16 March 2021

Does 3D Printing have a Place in Dentistry?

3D printing is already more widely used in dentistry than many people realise. Everything from drill guides to physical models for prosthodontics use 3D printing. Improvements in 3D printing technology are set to increase its importance ...

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16 March 2021

Why it is Okay Not to Know the Answer

Do you want to help shape the minds of the future? Can you bring out the best in people and help them fulfil their goals and ambitions?We can talk you through the skills and qualifications you need for a rewarding future in educa...

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16 March 2021

Why Your Experience Matters

Teaching at any level requires you to build a positive working relationship with those in your care. Your background, experiences and life lessons shape how you teach and help you reach those who need the most support. Discover why your ...

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11 March 2021

A Personal Approach to Fine Art – Why Good Staff to Student Ratios Matter

Studying fine art is as much about appreciation for art, its history, and the artists that make it possible, as it is creating your own fine art and improving your techniques. The multiple facets of such a degree make student to staff ra...

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08 March 2021

Why Pursue a Career in Islamic Finance?

Are you looking to study a Master of Business Administration (MBA) course? Here’s why you should consider specialising in Islamic Finance…The University of Bolton’s Master of Busi...

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04 March 2021

10 Reasons to Choose a Career in Law

If there is one reason why people look up to the law, it is because it gives them hope for justice and equality. When people ponder over whether is a law degree good, its this degree that is their pathway to providing justice.Is l...

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03 March 2021

It's Not Too Late to Begin Your Biomedical Career

Biomedical engineers investigate a range of medical conditions, including cancer and other life-threatening diseases, contributing greatly to public health. If you dream of making a difference in the area of clinical and biomedical scien...

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03 March 2021

What will you study on your Animation and Illustration degree?

Study an Animation and Illustration degree at the University of Bolton, and you’ll develop the skills to become a professional, visual storyteller.This is a three-year course (or four with a foundation year), which expertly blen...

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03 March 2021

The Importance of Placements for Sport Rehabilitation Courses

The Importance of Placements for Sport Rehabilitation CoursesWhether it is climbing Everest, playing football for Manchester City, or running the London marathon, injuries must be considered in the context of the ...

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02 March 2021

University of Bolton joins forces with North West-based gaming company

University of Bolton joins forces with North West-based gaming companyA pioneering ...

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01 March 2021

Why Practical Experience is a must in every aspect of Motorsport learning

Fans of F1 motorsport have heard of Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, and Sebastian Vettel. But, what about the people that make their success possible? Without the performance engineers and innovators, there would be no racing teams.

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01 March 2021

Fashion at Bolton; gain employability skills through live projects

Study Fashion at the University of Bolton and you’ll develop a wealth of industry skills, including pattern cutting, garment manufacture, fashion illustration and CAD for technical drawings, to support your portfolio.You’ll al...

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01 March 2021

Fashion students work with local brands to highlight sustainability

Students from across the University of Bolton’s Fashion degree have come together to create a show that highlights the importance of ethical and sustainable practices across the sector.Working with local brands and activists, th...

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01 March 2021

Why study Fashion at the University of Bolton?

Study Fashion at Bolton and join a university that takes great pride in providing a supportive learning environment. We have been ranked No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for the past three years*, and are a Top 5 Universit...

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01 March 2021

F1 experts work with students from the National Centre for Motorsport Engineerin...

Students from the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) have been working hand-in-hand with Formula One (F1) experts to prepare and race the historic Ensign 180B ground effect car.This is an exciting and innovative cha...

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26 February 2021

The Mental Health Pandemic: Will Demand for NHS Psychologists Rise?

COVID has had a detrimental impact on national mental health. How will this affect your career as an NHS mental health worker, therapist or counsellor? Data from Public Health England’s COVID-19

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25 February 2021

Is Fan Art Really Art?

If you enjoy creating art, you might have considered going to university to complete one of the many available art courses. If you are considering this route, the University of Bolton is an excellent place to start as it was voted No.1 f...

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25 February 2021

Engineering Managers Are in Demand (But Soft Skills Are Vital)

Becoming a successful engineering manager takes more than just great education and training. You also need to have the right soft skills. Does this sound like you? A day in the life of a systems engineer ...

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25 February 2021

We Practice What We Preach on Our Inclusive Education Course!

Inclusivity is important at the University of Bolton (and we’re good at it). There’s nowhere better to study Inclusive Education than a university that puts student diversity, equality and inclusion first.

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25 February 2021

Software Engineer Courses: Why Choose the University of Bolton?

Looking for the best place to study software engineering at master’s level? Here are some of the reasons why the University of Bolton is great for advancing careers in computing! Are you looking to impr...

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25 February 2021

Positive Psychology Coach Named in UK's Top 100 Influential Women

Do you want to become a positive psychologist, therapist, life coach or counsellor? This is a career that empowers women, and there are awards to prove it!It’s an exciting time for women in psychology, ...

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25 February 2021

How Arguing Impacts the Brain (Social Neuroscience Theories at Work)

Have you considered Postgraduate training in social neuroscience? Here’s a recent discovery that will inspire you to embark on your own research journey! Are you interested in turning your Psychology de...

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24 February 2021

Could You Be a Research and Experimental Psychologist?

Does delving into the inner workings of human behaviour sound like something you’d enjoy? A career as psychology research could be for you.Gaining a master’s in Psychology is a common route for many Undergradu...

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24 February 2021

COVID’s Mental Health Crisis: An Important Time to Study Psychotherapy

What does the future of mental health and psychotherapy careers look like as we embark on the roadmap out of COVID?The MSc Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) course at the University of Bolton in Greater M...

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24 February 2021

Early Childhood Shapes Life: The Importance of Early Childhood Studies

Every single moment in a child’s early years can shape the rest of their life, making this Postgraduate subject one that is truly fascinating and rewarding. Are you interested in a career in early child...

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24 February 2021

Engineering Leadership Careers in the Time of Robotics

Fascinated by the world of robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Postgraduate electronic engineering training could empower you to take the next step in your career. The advancements in Artificial Inte...

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23 February 2021

How to Boost Your Earning Potential in Health and Social Care

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23 February 2021

What does the Future Hold for Motorsport?

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23 February 2021

Why Choose an Accredited Electronic Engineering Course

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23 February 2021

Why Thinking Ahead is Important when Choosing your Media Production Courses

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23 February 2021

Why Volunteering Supports Your Crime and Criminal Justice Career

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23 February 2021

Why Your Fitness Matters

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23 February 2021

Why Choose the University of Bolton for Postgraduate Teacher Training?

The MA Educational Leadership course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is just one of the many programmes designed to help existing educators grow in their chosen field. Offered here is everything from full-time teacher t...

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22 February 2021

Is There Demand for Accountants in the Future?

It’s always been the way that in times of crisis, the accountancy industry comes into its own. But how is this sector going to look post-COVID and with emerging technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI)? And will there be continu...

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17 February 2021

Strength and Conditioning: How It Improves Mental Health

Are you interested in becoming a strength and conditioning coach? The MSc Strength and Conditioning course at the University of Bolton is the perfect platform for sports, sports science and coaching graduates looking to take their skills...

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17 February 2021

Teaching is a Multi-Skilled Vocation (The Need for Advanced Teacher Training Cou...

The need for highly-trained, multi-skilled educationalists has never been greater. That’s why the University of Bolton’s MEd Professional Development...

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17 February 2021

What Does a Successful Graduate Construction Manager Look Like? (Essential Trait...

The MSc Construction Project Management course at the University of Bolton is recognised for quality, detail and depth within the sector. As a leading Manchester university that puts students, and their needs first, there’s nowhere bet...

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16 February 2021

5 Reasons Why an English Degree will Improve Your Employability

Students are looking more critically than ever before at the courses that universities are offering. Today’s students want to study subjects that are going to take them onto the next level of their journey, improve their skills, and in...

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16 February 2021

Alternative Psychology Career Paths: Research and Experimental Psychologists

Gaining a master’s in Psychology is a common route for many Undergraduate students looking to expand their knowledge and hone their skills for the workplace. While Postgraduate training is not a mandatory requirement for some related c...

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16 February 2021

Cloud Spending Booms in 2021: The Future-Proofed Cloud Computing Career Path

Cloud computing jobs are among the safest career paths, with services such as Microsoft Az...

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16 February 2021

Top 5 Highest Grossing Films with CGI: And How You can be Involved in the Next B...

CGI or computer generated imagery plays an increasingly important role in the development of films. It has taken us on journeys that we would never have imagined possible. Gone are the foil rocket ships moved across the screen on almost ...

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15 February 2021

Fast track to F1: What is a scholarship and what will it do for me?

For high school students who are torn between studying at a university versus a college; a scholarship might just sway it for you.The University of Bolton is proud to be home to the UK’s only National Centre for Motorsport Engin...

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15 February 2021

How the Right Photograph can Change the World

Our stories are part of what makes us human. We create stories to provide perspective on the world, to help us learn and to teach others. Stories are passed on in oral tradition, writing, and visual media, whether that is film, art, or p...

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15 February 2021

The Role of a Community Development Worker

The role of the community development worker is one that is woven entirely into the environment that they care about - driven by a passion for their communities, they are the support workers that many underrepresented minority groups are...

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15 February 2021

What Skills do you Need to Study Medical Biology?

If you’re looking to take your first steps into the world of Medical Biology and are wondering what skills you might need, then we’ve got you covered. We’re going to be looking at some of the key skills that will benefit you the mo...

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15 February 2021

Could You Create the Next Assassins Creed Valhalla?

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was one of the most anticipated games in recent years. The Assassin’s Creed brand has taken gaming to new heights with its carefully thought out storylines, impressive graphics and immersive gameplay. It bro...

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15 February 2021

Why Analogue Engineering is Still Important

When most people think of electrical and electronics engineering, they think computing and the digital world. While it is true that digital know-how is vital in the world in which we live, we would be lost without the skills of analogue ...

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10 February 2021

View final-year’s Animation and Illustration show

Final year students from across the animation and illustration degree at the University of Bolton are taking part in a virtual event to showcase their work.Along with students from other courses in Bolton School of the Arts, the a...

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09 February 2021

The Effects of Covid on Grassroots Motorsport

The Effects of Covid on Grassroots MotorsportJust like so many things that have been affected by covid-19, the grassroots motorsport industry has been hit hard, with times remaining to be uncertain and no clear si...

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09 February 2021

It's Not Just About Festivals - Where else might your skills be useful?

It's Not Just About Festivals - Where else might your skills might be useful?It might sometimes feel like a degree in Live Events, Visual Design and Stage Management is so specific that you only have a few options...

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09 February 2021

Setting Up Your Own Graphic Design Business

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09 February 2021

Keeping your Skills Sharp – Online Performance Tips

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09 February 2021

Just How Good are Modern Phone Cameras?

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08 February 2021

Top 5 UK Employers for Starting Salary and Benefits for Electrical Engineers

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08 February 2021

How an Interest in Cosplay Could Set You on the Right Path

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08 February 2021

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind!

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind!Many people live with back pain every day, but there are a number of ways to avoid injury and to take strain off your spine. We have looked at some of the most simple and easy to impleme...

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08 February 2021

7 Famous Mechanical Engineers and their Contributions

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05 February 2021

Are Small Housing Pods the Answer to the Housing Crisis?

Are Small Housing Pods the Answer to the Housing Crisis?An estimated 345,000 new homes are needed every year to keep up with the UK's current housing demand. However, housing is about more than just numbers. Those en...

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05 February 2021

10 of the Largest Civil Engineering Projects in History

10 of the Largest Civil Engineering Projects in HistoryThe world would look very different without highly skilled civil engineers. Throughout history, civil engineers have been responsible for some of the most imp...

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05 February 2021

Are Community Pharmacists the New NHS Front Line?

Are Community Pharmacists the New NHS Front Line?We live in uncertain times, particularly when it comes to health. While there is a great deal of worry and fear, there are also wonderful advances being made in hea...

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05 February 2021

Forest School and its Role in Child Development

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05 February 2021

Should You Use a VPN to Protect Your Information?

Connecting to the internet from public hotspots is commonplace. Cafes, libraries, shopping malls, and even hospitals all have public Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi hotspots that allow us to stay connected. However, these hotspots are open to abuse, and ...

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01 February 2021

3 Ways to Enjoy Self-Improvement as a Graduate Accountant

Are you a graduate accountant looking to attain Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) membership? The AdvDip(CPD) ACCA Strategic Professional Level course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is the next step...

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28 January 2021

Inform, inspire and heal people through art

Recent tragedies in the world have brought about severe suffering for many of us. But they have also shown us the courageous and supportive spirit of the people in our communities. There really isn’t a better time to feel inspired to h...

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11 January 2021

Advancing Your Career in Finance with Self-Improvement Skills

Making it in the fast-paced world of finance requires continued professional development, and that’s why it’s vital to acquire self-improvement skills. The University of Bolton’s MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course is d...

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11 January 2021

Games Art, Games Design and Games Programming; what’s the difference?

Games Art, Games Design and Games Programming; what’s the difference?At Greater Manchester’s University of Bolton, we have three distinct Undergraduate courses to help you build on your passion for gaming; Gam...

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11 January 2021

How much do Games designers make?

Games design is a fast-growing sector that’s predicted to be worth more than £130 billion by the end of 2021*. It offers lucrative careers at the cutting-edge of technology, and talented games programmers are always in demand in the U...

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11 January 2021

Dentistry and Dental Technology, what’s the difference?

While dentists are responsible for caring for patients by preventing and treating problems affecting the mouth and teeth, dental technicians develop the actual equipment needed to support this.Dental Technology is more science-bas...

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06 January 2021

4 Reasons to Top-Up Your Business Management Education with Marketing

Have you already achieved a Business Management qualification but you’re not sure about the best way to specialise in marketing? Maybe you’re looking to develop an expert knowledge without the need to start all over again?If y...

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06 January 2021

Make a Difference with a Master’s in Community Development

Have you already graduated with an Honour’s degree, but find that you’re still hungry to take your education to the next level? A Master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies strengthens your professional competence and deve...

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06 January 2021

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing

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05 January 2021

Vital Self-Improvement Skills for Global Education Management

For teachers and educators interested in global education jobs, there are a number of essential skills that are needed. These are often trained and developed through self-improvement, and the best way to do this is Postgraduate study. Wi...

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05 January 2021

Why Continued Self-Improvement is the Most Important Tool for PGCE Teacher Train...

Are you an aspiring teacher looking for Teacher Training courses in the UK? At the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester, we help graduates turn their specialism into a rewarding career with PGCE Teacher Training. We are one of the ...

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05 January 2021

Why Junior Data Analysts Should Prioritise Self-Improvement

Are you a junior data analyst starting out in your career or a computing graduate with a special interest in Big Data? The MSc Data Analytics and Technologies course at the Univer...

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05 January 2021

Creative Writing; working towards your future career

Creative Writing; working towards your future careerStudy Creative Writing at the University of Bolton and you’ll work with professional writers whose achievements make up a huge body of published, produced and awa...

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05 January 2021

English and Creative Writing, what’s the difference?

English and Creative Writing, what’s the difference?Are you passionate about reading and stories, but not sure whether a degree in English or Creative Writing would suit you best? Find out more about what each cour...

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04 January 2021

Access £4.8m industry-standard labs on our Dental Technology degree

Our Dental Technology degrees are second-to-none, giving you access to equipment you’ll be using in a real world dentistry environment.Dental Technology at the University of Bolton is part of our Centre for Dental Sciences, the ...

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04 January 2021

An industry to put a smile on your face, welcome to Dental Technology

An industry to put a smile on your face, welcome to Dental TechnologyThe need for dental technicians is expected to grow faster than many other health professions and there are plenty of opportunities for career prog...

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04 January 2021

Our favourite cultural activities in Bolton

Our English degree at the University of Bolton has ranked No.1 for Student Satisfaction for the last three years. Join this course and you’ll benefit from strong links with creative organisations, as well as opportunities to have your ...

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31 December 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Art & Design and Fine Art

Study art & design and fine art at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Gu...

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22 December 2020

How we’ll support you on your Games degree

Study on one of our Games degrees and you’ll have access to a wealth of facilities and resources to support your learning and development in this innovative and exciting area.We have three distinct Undergraduate courses to help ...

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21 December 2020

Chartered Certified Accountant Prospects: Personal Development and Training

There are many reasons to become a chartered accountant, including being able to gain access to a diverse range of job roles. Through personal development and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) training, you can work t...

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18 December 2020

Use Self-Improvement Skills to Become a Positive Psychology Coach

Self-improvement skills are important for anyone looking to become a positive psychology coach. Working in this field requires an optimistic mind set, and teaching others to embrace positivity requires you to be a positive thinker. If yo...

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18 December 2020

Study a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Degree in the UK: A Route to Sel...

A Master in Business Administration (MBA) is one of the best pathways for career development in the world of business management, banking and finance. Not only is it recognised worldwide, but it’s a great way to expand your professiona...

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18 December 2020

The Importance of Self-Improvement for Junior Software Engineers

Having a self-improvement plan is essential if you want to make it as a junior software engineer in an evolving industry. The University of Bolton’s MSc Software Engineering course is designed to help you develop your skills while buil...

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18 December 2020

Self-Improvement Tips for Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy Training

If you’re interested in advancing your psychotherapy skills, the MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies course at the University of Bolton could be your pathway to success. This is a Level 2 Accredited training course with the British...

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18 December 2020

The University of Bolton Nurtures Self-Improvement: MSc Health and Social Care

If you want to study at an award-winning university with a supportive and friendly campus, look no further than the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester. Our MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing course is designed to help graduate...

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18 December 2020

Trainee Project Managers in Construction: The Route to Self-Improvement

The MSc Construction Project Management course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester welcomes students and professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. Whether you have a relevant Undergraduate degree, you hold professiona...

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17 December 2020

Neuroscience and Mental Health Careers: The Importance of Self-Improvement

Careers in neuroscience can be demanding yet highly rewarding, and the University of Bolton’s MSc Social Neuroscience course is designed to help you get the most out of your work. For students who dream of finding success with neurosci...

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17 December 2020

Master of Education Courses: The Power of Self-Improvement

Are you a teacher or lecturer looking to improve your professional practice and move up the career ladder? A Master of Education (MEd) course could be the right pathway for you, helping you enjoy continued personal development.The...

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17 December 2020

Professional Development and Self-Improvement with MSc Psychology Conversion

The MSc Psychology Conversion course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is suitable for graduates wishing to pursue a psychology-related career, including those who are looking for a career change. If you have an upper sec...

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17 December 2020

Self-Improvement and Further Training: Why Study a Master’s in Early Childhood S...

Are you looking to take your early years childcare and play work sector career to the next level? Self-improvement through Postgraduate study can help you unlock your potential, improving your practice and opening up more job prospects.

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17 December 2020

Self-Improvement as a Graduate Civil Engineer: Why Postgraduate Study?

Are you a graduate civil engineer looking for self-improvement to take your prospects to the next level? The MSc Civil Engineering course at the University of Bolton is designed to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialis...

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17 December 2020

BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice

Develop Critical Thinking with Crime and Criminal Justice CoursesThe University of Bolton offers some of the best Crime and Criminal Justice courses, not just in Greater Manchester but in the whole country. A Guardia...

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16 December 2020

Electronic and Electrical Engineering Careers: Tips for Self-Improvement

Are you an electronic engineering graduate looking to take your career to the next level? The MSc Electronic Engineering course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to help you enjoy advanced self-improvement and...

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16 December 2020

Electrical Engineering Management Careers: Self-Improvement with Postgraduate Co...

Do you want to study an Electronic Systems Engineering master’s in a supportive and friendly learning environment? At the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester, we’re proud to put our students, and their needs first. We spend ti...

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16 December 2020

Healthcare Management Careers: Develop Self-Improvement Skills in 2021

To emerge stronger after the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important for healthcare workers to adapt and reskill. There’s never been a better time to retrain and enjoy professional development, and Postgraduate study is a fantastic pathway t...

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16 December 2020

How to Enjoy Self-Improvement as an IT Security Graduate

A career in IT security is fast-paced and highly dynamic, and cyber security training is vital for those who are looking to progress and go towards self-improvement. Cloud technologies are evolving faster than cloud security, creating a ...

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16 December 2020

Inclusive Practice in Education: Why Self-Improvement for Educators is the First...

Are you an education professional who is passionate about inclusivity in schools? Do you push for policy changes and dream of fair access to education for all? If this is you, Postgraduate study can be a great way of broadening your skil...

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15 December 2020

Advice for Psychology Students Looking to Enjoy Self-Improvement

As a student doing a Psychology master’s, it’s important to enjoy continued self-improvement and skills development. The field of psychological study is an evolving one, with new theories, discoveries and practices emerging all the t...

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15 December 2020

5 Ways to Enjoy Self-Improvement While Doing Your Youth Studies Master’s

The University of Bolton’s MA Community Development and Youth Studies course is one of the best Postgraduate programmes, with students voting us No.1 for Student Satisfaction in Social Work Courses for the second year running in Greate...

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15 December 2020

An Educational Leadership Degree Is a Route to Self-Improvement

The Educational Leadership degree at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to take your teaching career to the next level. If you’re an education professional looking to move into senior management roles, our cours...

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15 December 2020

Build Your Self-Improvement Plan with a Strength and conditioning Master’s

The MSc Strength and Conditioning course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to raise your game as a coach, advancing your knowledge in client and athlete development. Not only does our Postgraduate programme he...

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09 December 2020

Why you should be using Social Media to promote your digital art now

It’s fair to say that now more than ever, people are desperately in search of a hobby to occupy their time. Many are using their one hour of outdoor exercise to take up running or cycling, but many, are using this time to get creative ...

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07 December 2020

Upskilling with a Master's in Financial Management: Career Options

The MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course at the University of Bolton aims to support the career development of finance professionals who are interested in progression. Our highly qualified and experienced team is dedicated to ...

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03 December 2020

What a career in Art & Design and Fine Art looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover which degree to c...

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02 December 2020

How an International Business Management Master's Can Foster Self-Improvement

Globalisation has enabled the growth of large multinational companies, and has also increased the movement of labour across international borders. Relationships with overseas business partners, suppliers and stakeholders have never been ...

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01 December 2020

Why Every Strength and Conditioning Coach Needs Personal Development

Do you want to become a strength and conditioning coach, working with elite athletes and sports teams? Or perhaps you dream of going into teaching and education, or running your own coaching business?If these sound like your caree...

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30 November 2020

The Importance of Personal Development for Psychologist Training

Professional and personal development are essential for any profession, but for trainee psychologists, it’s a vital step in achieving self-improvement and growth. Studies have shown that personal development programmes are especially i...

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30 November 2020

The Importance of Personal Development in IT Security Jobs

With the rise of cloud computing and a growing global remote workforce, IT security and IT security jobs have never been more important. There are expected to be 255 million remote workers by 2030, according to experts. For organisations...

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30 November 2020

The Importance of Personal Development for Trainee Neuroscientists

Neuroscience is without a doubt one of the most exciting careers you can enjoy. While it requires a lot of hard work and dedication, the rewards are high. At times, it’s even been compared to rocket science for its complexity and fasci...

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30 November 2020

Why Personal Development is Essential for Construction Project Managers

The MSc Construction Project Management course at the University of Bolton is designed for ambitious construction graduates, or senior level professionals with existing experience in the industry. Focusing on professional and personal de...

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30 November 2020

Why Do a Master's in Global Education Management for Your Personal Development?

The MA Global Educational Leadership programme at the University of Bolton is one of the most diverse and interesting personal development courses for teachers and education practitioners. It covers educational strategies and policies fr...

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30 November 2020

Why Personal Development is Vital for Inclusive Practice in Education

At the University of Bolton, we have a number of personal development courses and master’s programmes for ambitious teachers. One of the most important courses that we offer right now is the MA Inclusive Education course, aimed at educ...

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27 November 2020

Personal Development for Effective School Leaders

Training and personal development are vital for teachers, particularly for those who have ambitions to move into a leadership role and take the next step in their career. Effective school leaders need continuous learning and research in ...

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27 November 2020

Professional and Personal Development for Systems Engineering Graduates

It’s vital for electrical systems engineering graduates to have professional and personal development if they want their skills to remain relevant in today’s evolving industry. The MSc Systems Engineering (Electronic) and Engineering...

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27 November 2020

Personal Development for Graduate Data Analysts

Graduate data analysts and data scientists looking to reskill and enjoy personal development should consider Postgraduate study and working towards their master’s. Not only do Postgraduates earn on average 18% more than first degree ho...

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27 November 2020

Psychology Conversion Jobs: Professional and Personal Development

There are a number of professions you can pursue with the MSc Psychology Conversion course at the University of Bolton. Psychology conversion jobs and career paths are varied, and our course will give you eligibility for the Graduate Bas...

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27 November 2020

Professional and Personal Development with a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Master’...

For counselling practitioners or psychology graduates, the University of Bolton’s MSc Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies course can be a great way to enjoy professional and personal development. If you want to enhance your CV and boos...

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27 November 2020

Self-Awareness and Personal Development for Trainee Teachers

Self-reflection and personal growth are vital to developing successful teachers, and the University of Bolton’s PGCE M in Education 14+ training programme is designed to do just that. If you want to turn your passion or specialist subj...

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26 November 2020

Enjoy Personal Development with a Positive Psychology Master's

The science of positive thinking is about improving mental health with a new mindset, a learned optimism that can make people happier, more appreciative, and more resilient. For ambitious psychology graduates looking to increase their sk...

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26 November 2020

How Personal Development Benefits Your Civil Engineering Career

Are you a civil engineering professional looking to broaden your technical knowledge or deepen your understanding of specialised civil engineering areas? The MSc Civil Engineering course at the University of Bolton is designed to help am...

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26 November 2020

Personal Development for Youth and Community Support Workers

Supporting the personal development of others is a core responsibility of being a community worker. This is especially the case if you are working with teenagers and young adults in disadvantaged communities. But personal development is ...

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25 November 2020

5 Benefits of Professional (and Personal) Development in Education

The MEd Professional Development in Education programme at the University of Bolton is an ideal platform to boost your career. If you’re an ambitious teach...

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25 November 2020

Become a Highly Successful Software Engineer with Personal Development

Breaking through the glass ceiling as a software engineer requires more than just industry knowledge and programming skills. It requires a passion for self-improvement, and a thirst for continuous learning and development.By askin...

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23 November 2020

3 Reasons to Upskill with a Civil Engineering Master's

There are many benefits of upskilling if you are a civil engineer. Designed to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering fields, the University of Bolton’s Civil Engineering master’s course can help...

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23 November 2020

5 Reasons to Upskill and Become a Positive Psychology Coach

Our MSc Positive Psychology course is designed for psychology graduates interested in upskilling in this relatively new subject area. If you want to train in this specialist field, and want to take a flexible and fairly autonomous approa...

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23 November 2020

3 Stats that Prove Upskilling in Data Analyst Skills is a Great Idea

There are many benefits of upskilling when it comes to workplace IT skills, but one of the areas that is set to be huge is data. Our MSc Data Analytics and Technologies course is the perfect platform for computing graduates looking to fo...

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23 November 2020

Why Choose the University of Bolton to Upskill in a Psychology Master's?

Postgraduate study is a requirement if you want to become a chartered psychologist and register as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). It’s also a necessary step for those wanting to move ...

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23 November 2020

Why Upskill at the University of Bolton for an MA in Inclusive Education?

Doing an MA in Inclusive Education is a great way to upskill as a teacher. Whether you are looking to progress in your current career, or you have your sights set on working as Head of Inclusion in a school, a master’s degree could be ...

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23 November 2020

Why Upskill for a Career in Chartered Accountancy?

The AdvDip(CPD) ACCA Strategic Professional Level course at the University of Bolton puts students on the path to achieving their chartered accountant status. It’s a flexible course that allows you to complete your professional level q...

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23 November 2020

Youth Worker Training and Upskilling: Essential Traits

Working with young people is highly rewarding, but not everyone has the right qualities to be successful in such an important profession. What you do directly impacts young lives and the local community, so it’s important to upskill an...

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23 November 2020

How to Become a Construction Manager by Upskilling

Construction project managers are in demand, making this one of the best careers to upskill for better career prospects. According to research by the Project Management Institute, the UK construction industry will see substantial jo...

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23 November 2020

The Importance of Upskilling and Staff Development in the Health Sector

Career development is essential for improving healthcare services, and upskilling now ranks as one of the most important trends in the health sector, as identified by the PwC Health Research Institute (HRI). The MSc Advanced Clinical Pra...

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23 November 2020

The Life of a Remote Software Engineer: Upskilling for a Flexible Future

Not only is software engineering the world’s most in-demand profession (according to research by Michael Page), but it’s also one that offers a great deal of flexibility. Remote work and freelancing are gaining popularity among softw...

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23 November 2020

Why Choose the University of Bolton for Upskilling in Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineering careers offer high employability due to demand outstripping supply in terms of skilled workers. In the UK, electronic engineering graduates don’t meet the growth rate needed to fill the skills gaps, making this t...

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20 November 2020

Cloud Security Upskilling: Why 2021 is a Good Time to Study

Our MSc Cloud and Network Security course is a full-time, one-year programme designed to provide the advanced skills and knowledge needed for a career in computer management or cyber security. And there’s never been a more crucial time...

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20 November 2020

Psychology Conversion Upskilling: Who is this Course Designed For?

Conversion courses are a great stepping stone for graduates who are looking to transfer their skills into a different subject area or enhance their job prospects. The MSc Psychology Conversion course at the University of Bolton is a high...

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20 November 2020

Things You'll Learn When Upskilling with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies

Earning a master’s degree in Childhood Studies could be one of the best things you do for your career. As well as being able to move into management and leadership, you’ll also develop a range of transferrable skills that can take yo...

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20 November 2020

Upskilling as a Strength and Conditioning Coach: Essential Traits

The master’s in Strength and Conditioning at the University of Bolton is a great platform for sports graduates looking to hone their skills within the coaching arena. If you dream of working with top athletes and sports teams, our Post...

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19 November 2020

Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today

As an artist, being inspired is one of the most important things. Inspiration can help you create masterpieces, attempt new creations and learn new skills. During the lockdown, it can be challenging to get your fulfilment of inspiration,...

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18 November 2020

Why Reskill in Educational Leadership?

Education is a fast-evolving sector, one that requires change and leadership. If you’re a natural born leader, and are currently working as a teacher or other education professional, reskilling with a master’s in Educational Leadersh...

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18 November 2020

4 Ways Personal Development Can Help Your Career in Finance

Are you looking to develop your skills and enjoy personal growth in a career in finance? The University of Bolton’s MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course is designed to help accountancy and finance sector professionals reach ...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill with a master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies?

Our master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies is one of the most important courses for serving the community; driving a new level of excellence for community workers and giving them the skills to further their career.If y...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill in Electronic Systems Engineering?

At the University of Bolton, we offer a range of Postgraduate courses for professionals looking to reskill and return to their studies full-time. If you already have an engineering-related degree and want to progress into management, our...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill with a Master’s in Software Engineering?

Our MSc Software Engineering course is designed for those with a computing-focused Undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification. If you’re looking to reskill, becoming a software engineer is a great career move, one that offers ...

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16 November 2020

Why Reskill in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Training?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is considered to be one of the best therapies for getting quick results. Both goal-oriented and problem-focused compared to other types of therapy, it can bring a lot of reward and job satisfaction for t...

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13 November 2020

How to Upskill as an Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Studying to become an accredited cognitive behaviour therapist is one of the most rewarding careers to upskill for. One in four adults and one in 10 children experience mental illness according to the

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13 November 2020

How to Become a Leader in Education by Upskilling

If you are a teacher, university lecturer or other educational professional, upskilling with a Postgraduate degree could be a great platform for advancing your career. Do you dream of taking your skills into a management role? Do you see...

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13 November 2020

Careers in Electronic Systems Engineering: Upskill Now for a Better Future

A career in electronic systems engineering is highly rewarding, because your role involves making the seemingly impossible, possible. Through research, design, development and rigorous testing, you will support our ever-growing reliance ...

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13 November 2020

How to be a Teacher in 2020 | Undergraduate Teacher Training

If you’re considering training to be a teacher, you may feel overwhelmed with the options infront of you. There’s PGCEs, School Direct, Scitt, Teach First – to name just a few! There arealso many options for both postgradua...

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12 November 2020

How to train Apprentices | Certificate in Education

Whether you’re a hairdresser, mechanic, or electrician, your skills are in demand. If you’re interested in how to become a training provider for apprenticeships, the Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ could be the course for you.

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12 November 2020

International Management (MSc) – International Management in Greater Manchester

The University of Bolton’s International Management MSc is a fantastic option for those wanting to forge a career in business. You’ll be studying a course led by experts with years of experience guiding students to academic and profe...

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12 November 2020

Why you should study for an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Education degree | Tea...

If you want to be remembered as a positive figure in the lives of young people, there can be no better career than teaching. That’s why we take it so seriously at the University of Bolton, and why our Education and Learning BA degree i...

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11 November 2020

Benefits of Personal Development and Social Worker Training

The University of Bolton’s MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing course can help you take a step up on the career ladder if you are an a...

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09 November 2020

Electronic Engineering Reskilling: Top Industries to Work In

Thinking of advancing your skills in electronical engineering with a master’s degree at the University of Bolton? We offer outstanding facilities and take a student-centred approach to teaching, ensuring we are flexible to individual n...

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09 November 2020

How Reskilling in Construction Can Rebalance the Economy

Reskilling the workforce is a great way of balancing the economy. While regional variations have always existed in construction, and an itinerant workforce has been the norm, things are changing fast, making it a great time to study a Co...

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09 November 2020

How Reskilling in Global Educational Leadership Can Benefit You

Reskilling allows you to build on existing skills to create a more meaningful direction in your career, or open up new opportunities for progression. The MA Global Educational Leadership course at the University of Bolton can benefit you...

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09 November 2020

Increase Your Employability: Reskill with a Master’s in Data Analytics

In the world of ‘Big Data’, companies are inundated with information, with very little clue on how to begin sorting through this information to make it meaningful to their operations. Data is now the most valuable business asset, and...

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09 November 2020

How to Hit Your Goals and Reskill: Professional Development in Education

Our Master of Education course for Professional Development in Education is designed for ambitious and passionate individuals looking to reskill for better career opportunities. If you are an experienced educationalist who wants to devel...

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09 November 2020

Why Now Is the Time for Upskilling and Reskilling at the University of Bolton

Economic, social and technological changes have created the need for new skills in the workplace. Not only are job descriptions evolving, but shifting culture demands a new way of working and fresh talent to bring processes into fruition...

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06 November 2020

Why Choose the University of Bolton for PGCE Retraining?

Are you looking to retrain as a teacher with a PGCE course? Our PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ programme allows you to turn your passion into your specialist teaching subje...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain as a Youth Worker?

Our MA Community Development and Youth Studies programme is the ideal platform for community workers looking to advance their careers, or for graduates looking to retrain. In the UK, community development skills are in demand, and opport...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain for Your Master in Business Administration (MBA) Qualification?

A Master in Business Administration (MBA) qualification gives you with the necessary skills to tackle complex, strategic business challenges, and nurtures your talent in any chosen field. An MBA is the world's most popular professional d...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain in Electronic Systems Engineering at the University of Bolton?

Engineers are currently on the UK skills shortage list, and this includes electronic engineers, making our MSc Electronic Systems Engineering and Engineering Management course the ideal platform for f...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain in Global Educational Leadership?

Retraining on our MA Global Educational Leadership programme is one of the best decisions educators can make. For teachers looking to take their career to the next level, our master’s course can help them understand education from a gl...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain with a Master's in Construction Management?

A master’s in Construction Management will help you develop both your academic and technical knowledge, while giving you better insight into the industry. On our MSc Construction Project Management programme, you will also get a chance...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies?

The MA Early Childhood Studies course at the University of Bolton is designed to nurture the future leaders of the early years sector. If you want to take your career to the next level, this master’s programme could be the ideal way to...

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05 November 2020

Retraining Women in Construction and Civil Engineering

For the first time ever, we have reached a milestone in the UK, with more than one million w...

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05 November 2020

The Importance of Teacher Professional Development and Retraining

If you’re a qualified teacher, lecturer or other education professional looking to pursue more senior job roles, we can help you improve your professional practice and develop essential skills for management.Our MEd Professional...

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05 November 2020

The Inclusive Classroom Calls for Skilled Teachers: Retrain in 2021

Creating an inclusive classroom environment is more important than ever, and schools are in need of highly skilled, retrained teachers and leaders who can pave the way to better education for all. Inclusivity is the gateway to a more equ...

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05 November 2020

The Power of Data: Retrain with a Master’s in Data Analytics

Retraining with a master’s in Data Analytics and Technologies at the University of Bolton is one of the best things you can do for your career. Our programme helps students develop key employability skills, advanced data expertise and ...

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05 November 2020

Things You’ll Learn When You Retrain in Social Neuroscience

A master’s in neuroscience subjects, such as Social Neuroscience, can help psychology students connect social behaviour with stimuli in the real world. This is hugely beneficial for a range...

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05 November 2020

Tips for Retraining as a Strength and Conditioning Coach

Are you a sports graduate or professional coach looking to retrain as a strength and conditioning coach? The master’s in Strength and Conditioning at the University of Bolton is a programme designed to take your skills to the next leve...

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04 November 2020

The illustrator behind the Paris 2024 Olympic Logo

For the first time in Olympic history, the abled body and disabled events will share the same logo. But after the reveal of the highly anticipated logo for the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics and Paralympics, some people may not be happy abou...

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04 November 2020

Beating the odds: How to become an entrepreneur

You need only look at social media to see how attractive entrepreneurship is as a career path to young people today. Every day there are new Instagram pages, TikTok accounts, and YouTube channels selling both the lifestyle and the skill ...

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04 November 2020

4 Ways Upskilling with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Can Benefit You...

Are you a business or management professional looking to take the next step up in your career? The University of Bolton’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) course is designed to help you develop your skills, while giving you a gl...

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04 November 2020

Enjoy Personal Development with a Master of Business Administration (MBA)

One of the main reasons that people do a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is to widen their job prospects and take the next step in their career. With an MBA award, you’ll have credibility, showing potential employers, cl...

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03 November 2020

Is Retraining with a Master's in Psychology Conversion Right For You?

Our MSc Psychology Conversion Course helps psychology graduates gain the accreditation they need to pursue a professional career in psychology. If you don’t have enough credits in psychology at Undergraduate level, this programme will ...

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03 November 2020

Job Retraining With an MSc Cyber Security Degree

Retraining for new skills is a priority for any IT professional working in a data-dependent organisation. As more and more businesses shift from legacy systems to cloud, the demand for security specialists will continue to grow, making c...

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03 November 2020

Retrain in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Why the University of Bolton?

The problem-focused and action-oriented methods used by cognitive behaviour therapists are some of the most successful for tackling mental health issues today. That’s why our MSc Cognitive Beha...

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03 November 2020

Retraining for Psychology Graduate Schemes

Are you interested in applying for one of the many graduate schemes available in the UK? Did you know that a Postgraduate degree can improve your chances of getting accepted? In the field of psychology, where extensive training is requir...

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03 November 2020

Retraining in Educational Leadership: Is It for You?

Studying a master’s in education and related subjects can prepare for you for a range of leadership and management roles in educational institutions worldwide. This includes schools, colleges, universities, or working in an early years...

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02 November 2020

Take your Career to the Cloud with the Remote MSc Cloud and Network Security cou...

The MSc Cloud and Network Security programme from the University of Bolton is now available in a fully online form. This means that you are able to take the course from anywhere with an internet connection – so long as you have a power...

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02 November 2020

5 Reasons to Retrain with a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Our MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course is designed to take your engineering knowledge to the next level. Our tutors have decades of technical expertise as well as academic credentials, and can bring their industry experienc...

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02 November 2020

Changing Stigmas with Positive Psychology: Retrain with a Master’s Degree

Positive psychology is one of the newest fields within psychology, and is a great tool for raising self-esteem, improving relationships and creating a better outlook on life, for clients from all backgrounds.It’s also a great wa...

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02 November 2020

Is Retraining with a Master’s in Software Engineering Worth It?

The MSc Software Engineering course at the University of Bolton is designed to give computing and programming graduates a deeper understanding of advanced software methodologies, and take their programming skills to the next level. For t...

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29 October 2020

One of the finest Fine Art degree’s around

Our Art courses have been ranked in the North West’s top five for Course Satisfaction by The Guardian University Guide 2020, but we’re not too surprised and here’s why. One of the most significant benefits of our course...

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26 October 2020

Should you study for a master’s in 2021? | Postgraduate study in Greater Manches...

Postgraduate study is the ideal path to personal and professional development that can gain you new skills, increase your earnings, and take you on a road to a successful career.But is now the right time? With the Covid-19 pandemi...

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14 October 2020

Bring ideas to life; study Animation and Illustration at the University of Bolto...

Art used to be about sketching still-life arrangements and painting landscapes and portraits. While fine art still exists, technology has enabled creative imaginations to be brought to life. Over the last few decades animation and illust...

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12 October 2020

Why Become a Chartered Accountant with Advanced Diploma Retraining?

While an advanced diploma isn’t a mandatory requirement for practicing accountants, an AdvDip(CPD) qualification is a fantastic next step for your career, and many accountants choose this route when they want to develop their skills.

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07 October 2020

Degrees in Social Work: There Are Still Spaces Left

There’s still time to apply for a Social Work degree at the University of Bolton. We have many courses that are still taking applicants at this late st...

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05 October 2020

Former Student Snaps Up Top Award

A former student at the University of Bolton has scooped a top national photographic award.Phil Melia was named as one of the nation’s top lensmen in the 2020 Portrait of Britain competition.He took his MA in International D...

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01 October 2020

Get inspired by influential modern-day artists

Success in the art world is determined by the ability to use visual media to represent the moment, to challenge expectations and to create a defining, influential style.The great art movements of the past have all rejected establi...

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21 September 2020

Accountancy Courses: There’s Still Time to Apply

At the University of Bolton, there’s still time to apply for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. For those who haven’t met the main application deadline, there are opportunities to enrol for many programmes, including our 

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16 September 2020

The world of digital art

Illustration dates back to the 15th century with the invention of the printing press, and like other pastimes has evolved over the years with the help of technology and digital art forms. As the new decade dawns, we notice illustration a...

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08 September 2020

A Career in Computing is Just A Few Clicks Away

Do you dream of a career in computing? Our Undergraduate Computing courses at the University of Bolton are designed to prepare you for your chosen career path, and it’s not too late to apply.

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08 September 2020

Build Your Dream Career in Gaming

There’s still time to apply for a degree in Games Development at the University of Bolton. We offer a range of courses for Undergraduates and Postgraduates looking to turn their favourite sport or pastime into a lucrative career, with ...

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08 September 2020

Construction Courses: There's Still Time to Apply

Our courses in Construction offer a wide range of job opportunities for graduates, plus plenty of room for career progression for those who dream of a job in management. Whether you’re interest...

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08 September 2020

Creative Writing Courses: Enrol Now

Our English and Creative Writing courses are made for those who love literature, appreciate prose and thrive through creativity and expansion of the mind. If you’re passionate a...

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08 September 2020

Dream of Working in Childcare or Youth Development?

Working with children or young people is an exciting and rewarding career, one that contributes directly to people’s lives. If you dream of supporting families and their little ones, whether in a formal or informal setting, there’s s...

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08 September 2020

Education and Teacher Training: There’s Still Time to Study for Your Dream Caree...

It doesn’t matter where you are in your teaching career. Whether you’re a new student looking to join our BA (Hons) Education and Teaching course, a teaching professional looking to advance your o...

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08 September 2020

Get Enrolled on Our Psychology Degree Courses Today

Careers in psychology offer a great deal of job satisfaction, giving you true purpose and a fantastic sense of achievement when you successfully help others overcome their problems. If you dream of a career in working with those who are ...

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08 September 2020

It's Not Too Late to Apply for a Health and Social Care Degree Course

We offer a wide range of degrees in Health and Social Care, including for Undergraduates and Postgraduates. If you dream of making a difference to the lives of sick or vulnera...

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08 September 2020

Mechanical and Electronic Engineering Courses: You Can Still Apply With Us

There’s still time to apply for a Mechanical Engineering course or an Electronical Engineering course at the Univers...

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08 September 2020

Motorsport Engineering Courses: There's Still Time to Apply

It’s not too late to enrol at the University of Bolton for the course of your dreams. If you want to become a motorsport engineer and work in one of the most exciting industries in the world, we have the courses to help you get there.

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08 September 2020

Nursing and Operating Department Practice Courses: You Can Still Apply

There’s still time to apply for many nursing and medical courses at the University of Bolton, so if you haven’t secured a place on your dream course, you still have an opportunity to enrol. Embarking on a

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08 September 2020

We’re Still Enrolling Students for Sport and Sport Rehabilitation Courses

Working in the world of competitive sports or sports rehabilitation is one of the most rewarding careers you can have. You’ll be working closely with people and making a positive impact in their lives, so job satisfaction will not be l...

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08 September 2020

You Can Still Apply for Dental Technology Courses

Technology has advanced immensely in the world of dental, and careers in dental technology are some of the most lucrative and rewarding in the business. As advancements such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation and 3D printing gro...

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03 September 2020

4 classic paintings all artists should take influence from

Despite the vast number of classic paintings across the world, only a small number are universally recognised and classified as iconic. These classic paintings are familiar to people of all ages and cultures and represent some of the mos...

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31 August 2020

What a career in Accountancy looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree...

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27 August 2020

Get Inspired. Study BA Education and Learning at the University of Bolton

Do you have a passion for teaching? Then you might want to study at the university ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality in the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Teachers, professors, lecturers and all th...

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27 August 2020

Get a degree in BA Community Development and Youth Studies

Want to study at a university that puts students first? The University of Bolton, ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Ti...

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27 August 2020

Get Inspired - study a degree in BA Crime and Criminal Justice

If you want to join the police, the most important thing you need to know is that as of 2020, the College of Policing, the professional body for policing in the UK, requires a degree level qualification to join most of the police forces....

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - get a degree in BSc Computing

The University of Bolton offers one of the best student experiences in the UK. Ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide for the las...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BA Creative Writing

We work hard to create a positive learning environment for you, and our award-winning student services and dedicated Employability Team will support you through your degree and into a career you’ll love.A degree in Creative Writ...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BA English

There are some really good reasons to study a degree in English at the University of Bolton. Yes, our department is ranked second in the UK by The Guardian Univ...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Mechanical Engineering

Ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, University of Bolton Mechanical Engineering students can take advantage of our award-winning student services and a dedicated Employabi...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BSc Psychology

Want to study at a university that really cares about its students? The University of Bolton offers some of the best teaching in the UK, ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide for the last ...

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27 August 2020

Get inspired - study BSc Sport Rehabilitation

If you love helping people, especially people who have suffered injury and need help getting back to their best, this could be the perfect degree for you. The University of Bolton offers one of the best student experiences in the UK and ...

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25 August 2020

Positive Psychology Exercises That Everyone Can Do

It’s important for psychologists and psychotherapists to look after their own mental health during their training. When focusing on the patient or client wellbeing, it can be easy to forget self-care, but positive psychology exercises ...

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25 August 2020

Why Positive Psychology Courses Are Important for a Career in Therapy

Being able to apply positive psychology to therapy sessions allows you to work with clients or patients who are struggling with depression in a more constructive way. If you are interested in becoming a psychotherapist or counsellor, pos...

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25 August 2020

Why Study the MSc Psychology Conversion Course at the University of Bolton?

Our MSc Psychology Conversion course is suitable for graduates who want to refocus their studies and enter the field of psychology or counselling. If you’re interested in doing this, it’s a great time to enrol with the University of ...

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25 August 2020

3 Amazing Things You Will Learn in Your Social Neuroscience Degree

A master's in Social Neuroscience can lead to a number of careers, such as working as a neuroscientist, data scientist, research scientist or a clinical research coordinator. There are also a number of transferrable skills that can help ...

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25 August 2020

Career Opportunities with TLAN Teacher Training

Studying a PGCE in Teaching Learners with Additional Needs (TLAN) is a great career move if you’re passionate about inclusivity in education, and want to work with teenagers and young adults who face challenges in the classroom....

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25 August 2020

The Relationship Between Communication and Psychology Training

Communication is important for any career, but it’s absolutely vital when studying human behaviour. The relationship between communication and psychology runs deep, and anyone who wants to study to become a counsellor or psychologist m...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

If you love high performance automation and want to plug straight into the heart of global motorsports, the University of Bolton’s Motorsport Engineering degree is the perfect opportunity for you. Studying at the UK’s only dedicated ...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Civil Engineering

For an accredited Civil Engineering course packed with hands on experience and taught by qualified engineers, look no further than the University of Bolton. Ranked in the Top 5 for Teaching Quality in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

We work hard to create a positive learning environment for you, and our award-winning student services and dedicated Employability Team will support you through your degree and into a career you’ll love.Electrical Engineering is...

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25 August 2020

Get inspired - get a degree in BSc Dental Technology

The University of Bolton has been ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide for the last three years, because students love to learn at Bolton. Our award-winning student services and dedicated...

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21 August 2020

3 Ways STEM GCSE Subjects Can Improve Student Learning

If you're interested in becoming a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher, our PGCE M 14+ in STEM course could be the platform you need to work in secondary and higher education. This is a great time to apply too, as th...

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21 August 2020

English Teacher Training: What to Expect

If you're interested in a studying a PGCE to become an English teacher, the University of Bolton is a great place to begin your journey into work. We are offering a 2020 master's bursary

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21 August 2020

Is Maths Teacher Training Difficult?

Like many subjects, teaching maths can be challenging, but it's also a fulfilling career choice with excellent job satisfaction. If you're worried about the training process, it's important to choose the right p...

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21 August 2020

The Link Between Sports Nutrition and Sports Coaching

Working as a teacher in sports coaching for students aged 14+ is one of the most important jobs you can have. Our PGCE in Sports Coaching Education course will help you plan lessons, deliver classes and assess student performance effecti...

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21 August 2020

What Makes a Good Secondary School Teacher?

Studying your PGCE to become a secondary school teacher is an exciting prospect at the University of Bolton. There's no better time to apply than now, as we are offering a 2020 master's bursary of up to £3,000 to support your studies. A...

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20 August 2020

Empowering Your Community - BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies

Working with young people and adults in your community can make a real difference to peoples lives. If you believe in youth work, want to run social projects or simply help others, then our BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studi...

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20 August 2020

A Safer Future - BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice

Are you interested in a career in the criminal justice system? Maybe you want to join the police via its new degree-holder route? Our degree will prepare you for a career in any number of roles from protecting society to the rehabilitati...

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20 August 2020

Explore the Power of Teaching - BA (Hons) Education and Learning

Have you ever wondered how we learn? How we can best inspire and engage with the next generation in an inclusive and equal way? Then you’re the perfect person to join our BA (Hons) Education and Learning degree.What you will be ...

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20 August 2020

Explore the Literary World - BA (Hons) English

Studying literature and the English language is more than just learning about the principles and techniques needed to create poetry or write a novel. This course will help you understand how literature shapes the world around usWh...

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20 August 2020

Driving Forward - BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

Do you want to be at the forefront of an innovative industry? Are you passionate about motorsport and automotive engineering? Then find out more about this incredible degree at the University of Bolton, the home of the National Centre fo...

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20 August 2020

Leading the Digital Revolution - BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineeri...

Are you passionate about electronics and the role they play in our every day lives? Have you been inspired by the latest advances in electric cars or robotic systems? If that’s a yes, then the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engi...

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20 August 2020

Project-Based Learning - BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Do you want to work on live engineering projects? Are you interested in a career in Mechanical Engineering? Then this degree will give you the opportunity to achieve both of these goals and so much more.Course information

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20 August 2020

The Foundations of Computer Science - BSc (Hons) Computing

Do you have a passion for computer science? Always been interested in computer hardware, software or electronics? Then this computer science degree is the perfect foundation from which to build your chosen computing career.

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20 August 2020

A Career in Dentistry - BSc (Hons) Dental Technology

For anyone thinking of a career in dental care, dental hygiene or any other speciality within dentistry, then this BSc (Hons) Dental Technology degree provides the perfect platform.What you will studyYou wi...

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20 August 2020

Understanding the Mind - BSc (Hons) Psychology

Do you find the human mind fascinating? Wish to understand why people behave the way they do? Maybe you’re thinking of a career in counselling or criminology? This BSc (Hons) Psychology degree will provide you with the perfect environm...

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