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Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: C820

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you fascinated by the relationship between the mind and the brain? Our BPS-accredited BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience degree offers you a comprehensive blend of skills and knowledge in core psychology principles and methods, alongside training in key aspects of cognitive neuroscience. Our experienced and highly qualified staff will guide and support you, providing a focus on employability throughout your studies.The University of Bolton’s BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience degree explores links between the human mind, behaviour and the biological structures and processes of the brain, offering you the opportunity to deepen and enrich your understanding of these interrelated fields. Focusing on human psychology, our expert and dedicated team will guide you as you gain a sound understanding of mental and psychological processes and develop advanced knowledge of the neural, hormonal, and molecular structures and networks that underpin the mind.This interdisciplinary course is designed to reflect the growing need for psychologists with a solid background in neuroscience. Knowledge of how the brain works can be vital to understanding mental processes. Throughout this degree, you’ll have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the science and theories of psychology and neuroscience and gain a strong grounding in study and research methods. Together, we’ll explore how the complex biological structures and networks of the brain shape and are shaped by our experiences.You’ll investigate the interplay between mental and neural processes – supported by our department’s enthusiastic, supportive teaching staff and a technology-enriched learning environment. We’ll guide you as you to develop your understanding of how the brain responds to, and makes sense of the world, as well as introduce you to the application of psychological and neuroscientific research techniques (for instance, electrophysiology and eye-tracker experiments). Inter-personal and transferable skills are also vital, so we’ll challenge you to develop sought-after communication, problem-solving, numerical, analytical, self-management, IT skills, and more. Overall, our dedicated team are focused on helping you gain the skills employers’ value along with a detailed understanding of psychology and neuroscience.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    87th out of 100

    68th out of 118 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 51%

    63rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.39 88%

    4th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    114 55%

    69th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    50th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    9

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