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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 progr...

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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

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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25 February 2021

MA Inclusive Education Course: We Practice What We Preach

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 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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Neuroscience2

25 February 2021

Social Neuroscience Theories at Work: New Study on Arguing

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

Construction Industry: Stronger After Covid?

If you’re looking to upskill or retrain for a career in construction, this is a great time to consider you options. With the industry set to be stronger post-Pandemic, the future is looking bright!

The p...

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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

How to Boost Your Earning Potential in Health and Social Care

Most individuals in health and social care roles, such as nurses, allied health professionals, and healthcare scientists, choose this career path becaus...

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23 February 2021

What does the Future Hold for Motorsport?

What does the Future Hold for Motorsport?

Motorsport has gone through many changes over the past few decades. From new safety rules and regulations to technological advancements and the move to more environmentally...

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23 February 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 Satisfaction

When 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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23 February 2021

Why Choose an Accredited Electronic Engineering Course

Why Choose an Accredited Electronic Engineering Course

If you have decided that electronic engineering is the career for you, you need to choose the right course to set on this path. With many different courses and...

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23 February 2021

Why Thinking Ahead is Important when Choosing your Media Production Courses

Why Thinking Ahead is Important when Choosing your Media Production Courses

Thinking about the future isn’t always easy, particularly when it comes to planning your career. You are expected to know what career yo...

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23 February 2021

Why Volunteering Supports Your Crime and Criminal Justice Career

Why Volunteering Supports Your Crime and Criminal Justice Career

Do you want to join the Police Service? Maybe you are considering a role in the UK Border Force or Probation Service? There are many careers to consi...

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23 February 2021

Why Your Fitness Matters

Why Your Fitness Matters

Sport rehabilitators help prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat injuries resulting from physical and sports-related practices. Access to sport rehabilitation is vital to the success of profe...

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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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17 February 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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Accountants2

17 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 in Education More

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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

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 art and improving your techniques. The multiple facets of such a degree make student to staff ratios ...

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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 Azure and Amazon ...

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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

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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Media Production2

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

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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15 February 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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Grassroot Motorsport (Undergrad + Postgrad) - Uni of Bolton

09 February 2021

The Effects of Covid on Grassroots Motorsport

The Effects of Covid on Grassroots Motorsport

Just 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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Self-Care as a Social Worker (Undergrad + Postgrad) - Uni of Bolton

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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Self-Care as a Social Worker (Undergrad + Postgrad) - Uni of Bolton

09 February 2021

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

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 o...

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Online Performance Tips (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

09 February 2021

Setting Up Your Own Graphic Design Business

Setting Up Your Own Graphic Design Business

The thought of starting up your own graphic design business can be incredibly exciting and daunting at the same time. Potentially seeming like a mountain to climb, with m...

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09 February 2021

Keeping your Skills Sharp – Online Performance Tips

Keeping your Skills Sharp - Online Peformance Tips

This pandemic has brought a significant amount of disruption to both live theatre and music performances – with virtually all shows being cancelled for the fores...

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09 February 2021

Just How Good are Modern Phone Cameras?

Just How Good are Modern Phone Cameras?

Phone cameras have come a long way since their first introduction to the world on the Sharp J-SH04 back in 2000 (which was sold only in Japan) and had an image ...

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Electrical Engineering Salary (Undergrad + Postgrad) - Uni of Bolton

08 February 2021

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

Top 5 UK Employers for Starting Salary and Benefits

Undertaking electrical and electronic engineering courses at the University of Bolton is just the first step in your career. The next is deciding what you are goi...

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Cosplay Film FX (Undergrad +Postgrad)-Uni of Bolton

08 February 2021

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

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

Cosplay, as we know it today, started to take off in the early ’90s and still continues to grow in popularity to this day. With the growth of Japanese en...

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Performing Arts are Important (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

08 February 2021

Why the Performing Arts are Important

Why the Performing Arts are Important

In the late 20th century, many performing arts critics believed that the performing arts would lose their relevance. They cited the rise of the internet, streaming services and...

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind. Sports, Rehabilitation (Undergrad + Postgrad_ -Uni of Bolton

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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Mechanical Engineering Contributions (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

08 February 2021

7 Famous Mechanical Engineers and their Contributions

7 Famous Mechanical Engineers and their Contributions

The list of inventors from the world of Mechanical Engineering is long and ever growing – with new incredible inventions being created all the time. Mechanica...

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Psychology Courses for employees (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

08 February 2021

How a Psychology Course could make you a Better Employer

How a Psychology Course could make you a Better Employer

In the world of work, it is important when you are recruiting to fill a vacancy to be as fair as you possibly can, meriting people on their skills and levels...

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Housing crisis (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

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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Civil Engineering (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

05 February 2021

10 of the Largest Civil Engineering Projects in History

10 of the Largest Civil Engineering Projects in History

The 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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Community Pharmacists (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

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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Forest School (Undergrad + Postgrad) -Uni of Bolton

05 February 2021

Forest School and its Role in Child Development

Forest School and its Role in Child Development

Anyone interested in early years and childhood studies will have heard of Forest School. Practitioners use the outdoors as a learning environment and provide experien...

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Fan Art (Undergrad + Postgrad) - Uni of Bolton

05 February 2021

Is Fan Art Really Art?

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 e...

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Computing VPN (Undergrad + Postgrad)- Uni of Bolton

05 February 2021

Should You Use a VPN to Protect Your Information?

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 al...

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Games, Art, Games Design -Uni of Bolton

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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How much do Games designers make?-Uni of Bolton

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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Dentistry and Dental Technology, what's the difference?

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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Creative Portfolio for University interviews - Uni of Bolton

11 January 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 portfolio of your work when you’re invited to an interview.

For our Animation and Illustration degree at the Unive...

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What will you study on Animation and Illustration(Undergraduate)- Uni of Bolton

11 January 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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Biomedical Engineering (Undergrad)-Uni of Bolton

06 January 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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Business Management with Marketing (Postgrad)-Uni of Bolton

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

Why Greater Diversity is Still Needed in the Publishing World

When you write, you write first from experience. It doesn’t matter whether you are penning a biography of a well-known individual from Greater Manches...

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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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Creative writing career-Uni of Bolton

05 January 2021

Creative Writing; working towards your future career

Creative Writing; working towards your future career
Study 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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English and Creative Writing, what's the difference-Uni of Bolton

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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Dental Technology-Uni of Bolton

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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Learning on Dental Technology-Uni of Bolton

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 Technology
The 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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Final Year Animation and Illustration-Uni of Bolton

04 January 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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Cultural Activities -Uni of Bolton

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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Games Degree-Uni of Bolton

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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Positive Psychology Master's-Uni of Bolton

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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Master in Business Administration-Uni of Bolton

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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Junior Software Engineer-Uni of Bolton

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 software engineer in an evolving industry. The University of Bolton’s MSc Software Engineering course is designed to help you develop your skills while building yo...

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Cognitive Behaviour-Uni of Bolton

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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Health and Social Care-Uni of Bolton

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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Trainee Project Managers-Uni of Bolton

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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Neuroscience and Mental Health-Uni of Bolton

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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Master of Education-Uni of Bolton

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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Development Psychology Conversion-Uni of Bolton

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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Early Childhood Studies-Uni of Bolton

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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Graduate Civil Engineer-Uni of Bolton

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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Crime and Criminal Justice-Uni of Bolton

17 December 2020

BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice

Develop Critical Thinking with Crime and Criminal Justice Courses
The 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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Electric Engineering-Uni of Bolton

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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Electric Engineering Management-Uni of Bolton

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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Healthcare Management-Uni of Bolton

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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IT Security Graduate-Uni of Bolton

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. Cloud technologies are evolving faster than cloud security, creating a huge skills gap for those with s...

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International Business Management-Uni of Bolton

16 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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Self-Improvement for Educators-Uni of Bolton

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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Psychology Students-Uni of Bolton

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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Graduate Accountant-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

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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Youth Study Masters-Uni of Bolton

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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Finance-Uni of Bolton

15 December 2020

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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Educational Leadership-Uni of Bolton

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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Strength and Conditioning Masters-Uni of Bolton

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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Davinder Madaher-Uni of Bolton

04 December 2020

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 workshop with one of the top print designers in the industry.

Davinder Madaher, a Print designer, Consultant, and Lecturer with over 2...

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Strength and Conditioning-Uni of Bolton

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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International management-Uni of Bolton

01 December 2020

Why the University of Bolton for Personal Development in International Managemen...

International business management requires a range of skills that are developed in a global context. For professionals who want to widen their prospects and enjoy more success at work, personal development in this area is key. The Univer...

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Psychologist Training-Uni of Bolton

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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IT Security-Uni of Bolton

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 has never been more important. There are expected to be 255 million remote workers by 2030, according to experts. For organisations, this means deploying...

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Trainee Neuroscientists-Uni of Bolton

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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Construction managers-Uni of Bolton

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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Education Management-Uni of Bolton

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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Inclusive Practice in Education-Uni of Bolton

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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Effective School Leaders-Uni of Bolton

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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System Engineer-Uni of Bolton

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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Graduate Data-Uni of Bolton

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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Psychology conversion-Uni of Bolton

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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Behaviour Therapy-Uni of Bolton

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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Trainee Teachers-Uni of Bolton

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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Master of Business Admin-Uni of Bolton

26 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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Positive Psychology Master's-Uni of Bolton

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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Civil Engineering-Uni of Bolton

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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Youth and Community-Uni of Bolton

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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Personal Development in Finance -Uni of Bolton

25 November 2020

4 Ways Persoanl 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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Devlopment in Education-Uni of Bolton

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 teacher or education practition...

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Software Engineer- Uni of Bolton

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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Social Worker- Uni of Bolton

25 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 ambitious care worker looking to mo...

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Chartered Certified Accountant Prospects-Uni of Bolton

25 November 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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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

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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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

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 dedi...

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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

Why Upskill with a Master's 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 programme can put you on the right path to success. Upskilling can be a great way to move up in y...

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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 job gr...

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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

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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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

How Upskilling with a Master's in International Management Can Fast-track Your C...

A master’s in International Management is the perfect stepping stone into leadership, and is sometimes seen as an alternative to a Master in Business Administration (MBA) qualification. Taught from a global perspective, this programme ...

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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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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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16 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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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

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

Teaching 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. Young people begin to really develop their skills and personali...

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13 November 2020

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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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 More

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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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Teaching Degree-Uni of Bolton

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 in
front of you. There’s PGCEs, School Direct, Scitt, Teach First – to name just a few! There are
also many options for both postgradua...

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12 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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12 November 2020

How to manage people | People Management in the 2020s

In a world of increasing career mobility and improving employer/employee relationships, how you manage people at work will only become more important in the years to come. That’s why we believe our Business Management (People Managemen...

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12 November 2020

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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12 November 2020

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

With so many things uncertain moving into 2021, 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), so what can you do to beat th...

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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. More

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12 November 2020

Should you be a Finance Manager in 2021? | Business Management (Finance) BSc

In these increasingly uncertain times, you may be inclined to study towards a career in a profession that will ensure your future career stability. The University of Bolton’s Business Management (Finance) BSc does just that.

Even...

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12 November 2020

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 November 2020

Innovating Retail Businesses | Succeeding in a post-Covid world

The pandemic has hit many business sectors hard, with UK consumer survey respondents (Alvarez and Marsal) stating that they’re spending 36% less (on average) on products. With retail businesses in such seeming dire straits, we believe ...

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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

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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12 November 2020

Why you should study for an Undergraduate Education degree | Undergraduate Teach...

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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SocialCare

09 November 2020

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 will be the best decision you make. Our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course provides professionals with t...

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Electrical and Electronic

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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construction management

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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Professional Development

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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Accountancy

06 November 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. More

PGCE

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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Youth

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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Electrical Electronics Engineering

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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Global Educational Leadership

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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Construction Management

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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Early Childhood Studies

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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Construction and Civil Engineering

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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Teacher Professional Development

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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Inclusive Classroom

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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Data Analytics

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 and advanced data expertise, ...

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Neuroscience

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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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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Cyber Security

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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Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapies

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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Psychology Graduate Schemes

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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Educational Leadership

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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Cloud and Network Security

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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nurse

02 November 2020

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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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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Financial Management

02 November 2020

How to Retrain and Become a Financial Manager

While Postgraduate study isn’t essential for securing financial manager jobs, further education can be useful in enhancing your CV and making you more attractive to prospective employers. An advanced programme like our MSc Accountancy ...

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02 November 2020

Is Retraining in International Management Right for You?

Doing an International Business Management master’s is the ideal platform for professionals looking to expand their global career. Our MSc International Management course is a full-time one year programme, with stimulating and challeng...

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Software Engineering

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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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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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

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 More

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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

Crime and Criminal Justice Law Degrees

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

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08 September 2020

Degrees in Social Work: There Are Still Spaces Left

There’s still time to apply for a course in Social Work at the University of Bolton. We have many courses that are still taking applicants at this late stage in the process, and you can still en...

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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

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 film and television makeup? Or do you enjoy learning about the technical side of animation? Working in the film and television industry ...

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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 vulnerable peop...

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08 September 2020

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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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 More

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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

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

Working in graphic design or digital media is one of the most creatively-stimulating and rewarding careers to have. Whether you’re interested in studying Animation and Illustration, our More

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08 September 2020

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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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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08 September 2020

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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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

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

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

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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Why Positive Psychology Courses Are Important for a Career in Therapy

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

Get a degree in BSc Business Management (Finance)

Every business needs the right people with the relevant skills to help that business deliver its products or services. Without management it’s easy for things to become disorganised and that’s why business managers are so important. ...

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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 - 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. Study in a positive and supportive environment, where our award-winning Student Servi...

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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

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 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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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 us

Wh...

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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

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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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.

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20 August 2020

The Leaders of Tomorrow - BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance)

Do you want a career in business? Want to develop the skills needed to take on responsibility and inspire others through leadership? Our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance) degree is the perfect stepping stone to achieving those goa...

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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 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.

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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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20 August 2020

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 career helping both injured sportspeople and memb...

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20 August 2020

Ready to play? - Games Design, Games Art and Games Programming

Do you want to be part of one of the most innovative entertainment industries in the world? Maybe you love computers, games or animation and want to turn this passion into a career? Then look no further and check out our range of games d...

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19 August 2020

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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19 August 2020

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, it refers to increasing mobility of students and teachers across the world, and the need for...

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19 August 2020

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 research skills you need to succeed. There’s no better time to enhance your career as the University of Bolto...

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19 August 2020

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 teaching a priority.

2020 has been heralded the “decade of action...

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19 August 2020

Why Educators Need Professional Development to Stay Competent

Professional development is important in every career, but in education it can be the difference between a good school and agreat school.

For educators, there are many ways to expand skills and knowledge, and even great teachers ca...

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19 August 2020

Good Leadership is Essential for Preventing Teacher Burnout

According to research by global recruitment specialist, HAYS, 70% of teaching professionals have admitted to ...

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19 August 2020

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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19 August 2020

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, creativity is an valuable trait to h...

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19 August 2020

Why German is a Great Language to Teach

Getting a PGCE to teach Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at secondary school is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have. Our PGCE (Secondary) course provides you with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) so you can enter the workplace in you...

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19 August 2020

Why Train as a Computer Science Teacher?

Computer science teachers have an opportunity to empower the next generation of IT/tech stars. And for teachers interested in leadership progression, there’s plenty of scope to maximise your earning potential.

At the University o...

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18 August 2020

3 Reasons to Teach in a Sixth Form College

If you’re interested in teaching at A Level, you are probably wondering whether you are best suited for a school or a sixth form college. While curriculum and structure remain the same, there are some key differences to note.

Col...

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18 August 2020

5 Ways to Celebrate Diversity in the Classroom

As diversity grows, so must the methods of school leadership. The evolving education landscape is increasingly inclusive, and opportunities must be accessible to all. This means schools need to change their policies and set new standards...

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18 August 2020

EdD vs. PhD in Education: What’s The Difference?

Furthering your career and choosing to do a Postgraduate degree in Education is a big decision. One that could open many doors and grow your earning potential. But finding the right course is key to carving out a successful career path i...

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18 August 2020

Famous People in IT/Tech to Inspire Secondary School Students

Most secondary school students are technology-obsessed. They use their mobiles more than any other generation, spending hours on social media each and every day. But few consider a career in IT or technology, particularly female students...

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18 August 2020

How Teaching the Arts Can Make the World a Better Place

The arts can often be overlooked when it comes to core skills for the workplace. But qualities nurtured through drama, music or dance can benefit people pursuing a multitude of careers. As well as exercising the left side of the brain an...

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18 August 2020

How to Improve Your Teaching Skills for Higher Education

Higher education requires good mentors to prepare students for the workplace. But things are always changing and so are our students. So how can teachers improve their teaching skills to keep up?

University and college lecturers lo...

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18 August 2020

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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18 August 2020

Setting the Stage - MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries

This creative masters degree is for people who want to enhance their expertise in a particular field of creative practice, whilst developing those key professional and employability skills needed to succeed.

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18 August 2020

Designed by You - MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice

If you’re after an innovative and exciting master’s that is tailored to your career aspirations, then look no further! We offer you the chance to expand your creative practice through a range of projects of your choosing.

Desig...

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18 August 2020

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

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

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18 August 2020

Inspiring others in education - MA Educational Leadership

The requirement for inspirational, knowledgeable and passionate leaders in education has never been greater, and our educational leadership masters have been designed for this very reason.

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18 August 2020

Your Future in Special Effects - MA Film FX Creative Practice

A master’s 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 specialises in ...

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18 August 2020

Getting into the game - MA Games Development

Do you want to get involved in one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet? Or perhaps you have a computer science degree and unsure about where to go next? The answer is the MA Games Development course at the University of Bolto...

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18 August 2020

Developing a worldwide understanding - MA Global Educational Leadership

Education is influenced by decisions and activities on a global scale and the most influential leaders in education embrace this concept. This course will help those with teaching experience to assess their leadership skills and develop ...

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18 August 2020

Make a positive change to communities through art

Art is fundamental to our humanity and they have the power to positively change communities. Their social, educational and cultural benefits are truly remarkable. They enrich our lives and create positive experiences which never exclude,...

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18 August 2020

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 a plenty, but maths can make a huge impact on young people’s lives and their employability.

There are many maths teacher jobs to ...

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18 August 2020

Secure your future career - MSc Cloud and Network Security

We are offering the perfect master’s degree for those graduates from networking, system administration or cloud computing fields, who want to develop the skills needed for a career in cloud and network security.

The perfe...

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18 August 2020

Unlocking your potential - MSc Data Analytics and Technologies

This postgraduate course has been designed to engage, inspire and develop an individual with a passion for data and statistics. Whether you’re interested in finance, marketing, management or design, data flows through every business, a...

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18 August 2020

A future programmed by you - MSc Software Engineering

To those graduates with experience in, and a passion for computing and programming, then look no further! Our Master’s in Software Engineering has been developed to enhance existing knowledge and expand into advanced methodologies, thr...

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18 August 2020

The Importance of Teaching English in the UK

The UK has one of the best education systems in the world. Despite this, school students still struggle with their English language skills in both speech and writing. This is why English teachers are integral to the curriculum. Here we l...

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18 August 2020

The Power of Language: Why Teach Languages at Secondary Level?

Language is a cultural, social and psychological phenomenon. One that has helped us to communicate since as early as Homo Habilis according to some scholars. Understanding different languages around the world allows people to build bridg...

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18 August 2020

To be truly inspired you must learn to follow your heart

Is your head telling you to 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 this sounds famil...

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18 August 2020

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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18 August 2020

Top Reasons to Become a Maths Teacher

Teaching maths at secondary level can be a hugely rewarding experience. Maths is a universal language and can help better problem-solving in everyday life.

Being a maths teacher is much more than just teaching Pythagoras. It’s ab...

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18 August 2020

Which Sports Coaching Jobs Can I Get After a PGCE?

Working closely with students and in a results-driven way makes sports coaching one of the most rewarding jobs you could have. With a PGCE at master’s level for 14+ in Sports Coaching at the University of Bolton, you’ll be able to te...

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18 August 2020

Why Change and Innovation in Schools is Not Easy

In education leadership, one of the most common sentiments is that “schools must change”, an opinion shared by many teachers and education professionals. But change and innovation in schools is not easy. The process for change can be...

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18 August 2020

Why is Inclusive Education So Important?

Inclusive learning and teaching looks at the way schools, classrooms, programmes or lessons are designed so individuals are actively involved. By considering a range of needs, inclusive teaching provides fair access to learning for all.<...

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18 August 2020

Why STEM Teachers Are in Big Demand

Teachers specialising in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) are wanted in schools everywhere, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. As technology continues to accelerate, there will be many STEM teacher jobs on of...

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18 August 2020

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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Animation & Illustration

Study Animation & Illustration 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 Gui...

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17 August 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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17 August 2020

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

Study Biomedical and Medical Engineering 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Civil Engineering

Study Civil Engineering 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. More

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Study Clinical and Biomedical Sciences 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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17 August 2020

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

Study Community Development and Youth 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Computing

Study Computing 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Construction

Study Construction 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Crime and Criminal Justice

Study Crime and Criminal Justice 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...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Dance and Performing Arts

Study Dance and Performing Arts 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 ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Dental Technology

Study Dental Technology 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. More

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Early Years and Childhood Studies

Study Early Years and Childhood Studies 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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17 August 2020

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

Study Education and Teacher Training 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 G...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Study Electrical and Electronic Engineering 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 Unive...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in English and Creative Writing

Study English and Creative Writing 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 Gui...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Fashion and Textiles

Study Fashion and Textiles 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Film FX

Study Film FX 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Games

Study Games 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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17 August 2020

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

Study Graphic Design 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Health and Social Care

Study Health and Social Care 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 202...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Law

Study Law 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Live Events, Visual Design and Stage ...

Study Live Events, Visual Design and Stage 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 Quality in the Sunday Times ...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Mechanical Engineering

Study Mechanical Engineering 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 202...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Media and Photography

Study Media and Photography 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Medical Biology

Study Medical Biology 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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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Motorsport and Automotive Performance...

Study Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering 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 Time...

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17 August 2020

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

Study 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 University Guide 2020...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Psychology

Study Psychology 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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14 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Accountancy

Study Accountancy 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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14 August 2020

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

Study Business Management, 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 Quality i...

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05 August 2020

Change your life this year – come and study at the University of Bolton

The University of Bolton is excited to still be offering places for September 2020 intake. This process, formally known as Clearing, allows prospective students to enrol onto courses they have not originally applied for. If you have not ...

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Careers University of Bolton

08 June 2020

The Career Benefits of Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate study offers students an opportunity to plumb new academic depths. Succeeding in education beyond the Undergraduate level requires dedication, hard work, and unquestionably an expertise in one’s chosen subject.

The b...

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08 June 2020

How Postgraduate Study Can Help You to Move Industries with Improved Qualificati...

We’ve written before about the huge benefits that Postgraduate study can have on your career. The levels of self-motivation and dedication required to complete such specialist academic study are unquestionable, and employers understand...

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08 June 2020

Postgraduate Study: Finding the Right Path for You

Choosing the wrong Undergraduate degree is just something that happens. Through no fault of anyone’s, and for many different reasons, some students simply realise that the course they’ve chosen doesn’t tick the boxes they want it t...

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University of Bolton Postgraduate Study

08 June 2020

Postgraduate Study and the Importance of Specialising

It’s one thing to have a strong understanding of something; it’s another thing altogether to be a specialist.

Specialising in a particular field puts you on a veritable podium, setting you apart from the crowd when it comes to ...

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08 June 2020

How Continued Learning Can Improve Your Performance by Increasing Knowledge and ...

We’ve spoken about the benefits Postgraduate study can have on your career progression and salary, but it’s also important to take a step back when deciding to further your education. Sure, it’s great to consider the practical bene...

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Joseph Benson5

03 June 2020

What a career in Business Management 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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03 June 2020

What a career in Education and Teacher Training 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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Electrical engineering

03 June 2020

What a career in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 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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03 June 2020

What a career in English and Creative Writing 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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Fashion and Textile University of Bolton

03 June 2020

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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03 June 2020

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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Games Students University of Bolton

03 June 2020

What a career in Games 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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Graphic Design Students University of Bolton

03 June 2020

What a career in Graphic Design 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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03 June 2020

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 career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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03 June 2020

What a career in Live Events 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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Accountancy University of Bolton

02 June 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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Animation Student University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Animation and Illustration 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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Art Student University of Bolton

02 June 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 June 2020

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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Civil Engineering Student University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Civil Engineering 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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Community Development University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Community Development and Youth Work 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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Computing University of Bolton

02 June 2020

What a career in Computing 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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University of Bolton Dental Technology

02 June 2020

What a career in Dental Technology 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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01 June 2020

What a career in Construction 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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01 June 2020

What a career in Sport, Sport Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy 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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Early years and childhood studies University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Early Years and Childhood Studies 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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Mechanical Engineering University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Mechanical Engineering 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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Media and photography University of Bolton

01 June 2020

What a career in Media and Photography 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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Medical Biology University of Bolton

01 June 2020

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 to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering 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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Nursing University of Bolton

01 June 2020

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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Performance and Theatre University of Bolton

01 June 2020

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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University of Bolton Psychology

01 June 2020

What a career in Psychology 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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University of Bolton Social Work

01 June 2020

What a career in Social Work 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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28 May 2020

Why should you become a qualified nurse?

In October last year, it was announced that NHS 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 smoothly throughout ho...

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28 May 2020

The exciting careers you can have on stage

Studying for a career in the performing arts and theatre 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 you...

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28 May 2020

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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28 May 2020

Famous people you never knew studied Psychology

Study of the mind is a detailed and interesting world. Attempting to understand the intricate and delicate wirings within our brains involves a lot of research that we are still trying to discover to this day.

This fascinating worl...

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psych

28 May 2020

How positive psychology can benefit you

Mental health is a trending global topic, and with good reason, suicide rates have been increasing year-on-year with the majority of deaths involving men. The social norms that confined us all are slowly deteriorating and being told to '...

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28 May 2020

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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Social work courses at the University of Bolton combine theory, with placements and ongoing skills development, so that you graduate as a confident and experienced professional, ready to take on your dream career.

28 May 2020

Want a varied and rewarding profession centred on people?

Social work is a varied and rewarding profession centred on people. It offers careers working with children, young people and adults, supporting families, care leavers and older people, as well as those with mental health issues, learnin...

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The University of Bolton's social work courses help you prepare for a variety of careers, including end of life.

28 May 2020

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. ...

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From the Sports and Sport Rehabilitation courses at the University of Bolton, students can monitor athletic training schemes and programmes

28 May 2020

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?

England Striker Harry Kane crea...

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28 May 2020

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

Our bodies are designed to move, and regular exercise helps 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 exercising and to cool dow...

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University of Bolton Construction

27 May 2020

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. If you have ambitions of working in this area as a professional, then the Un...

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browser

27 May 2020

Which internet browser should you use to protect your personal information?

Most people have a favourite browser they gravitate towards when surfing the net. It can be tricky to break out of your comfort zone and not realise there are better options out there to suit your browsing habits. For example, did you kn...

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zumba

27 May 2020

The phenomenal rise of Zumba

Keeping fit is essential for a healthy, active life, but it takes considerable motivation to engage in exercise regimes regularly. How can we get everybody moving?

Launched at the turn of the century, Zumba had instant appeal. Upbe...

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dental

27 May 2020

What does a Dental Technician do?

If you’re fascinated by the world of dentistry but the thought of delving into someone’s mouth and finding bits of food doesn’t appeal to you, then becoming a Dental Technician could be your ideal career move.

A Dental Techni...

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childhood

27 May 2020

Why going to a nursery is vital for a child’s development

A positive and stable home life, coupled with a stimulating nursery environment, provides children the best start in life.

Decades of research has shown that the care, education and support that a child receives in the first few ye...

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What can I do with an education and teacher training degree

27 May 2020

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

The impression a teacher makes in their classroom can significantly influence the next generation. This is why at the University of Bolton; we aim to inspire and nurture our Education and Teacher Training students the moment they join. More

SEO

27 May 2020

Why SEO is an important part of your copywriting remit

Many people who study creative writing go on to work for Advertising and Marketing agencies. These types of careers bring a lot of variety and collaboration across brands and people which is why they’re so popular. Yet, for the last co...

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27 May 2020

Why you should pick our foundation year Law course

Obtaining a position on a Law degree course can be difficult, not only are 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 co...

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27 May 2020

The University of Bolton’s partnership with Backstage Academy

The University of Bolton feels strongly that all students should have the chance to graduate and go straight into a career with the right skill set and knowledge. This means giving the students industry-standard equipment and opportuniti...

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community

27 May 2020

What careers involve working with and helping the community

There are many ways to get involved in your community, from volunteering an hour a week to a full-blown career navigating the ins and outs of local society. For many people who study the Community Development and Youth Work courses at th...

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27 May 2020

The Guardian University Guide rates Media & Photography at the University of Bol...

Our Film Production 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 are pass...

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Building on the success of our Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE), our brand new £13 million NCME development is designed to house the next step in the evolution of motorsport education in the UK.

27 May 2020

Why you should study Motorsport and Automotive Engineering at the University of ...

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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motorsport

27 May 2020

Women in Motor Racing

Motor racing has been a male-dominated industry since it began. Fast cars, danger in every turn and of course, getting filthy in the pit always attracted males to the sector, but women still lurked in the wings waiting for their opportun...

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What can I do with a Nursing degree

27 May 2020

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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27 May 2020

Want a career working and caring for children?

If you enjoy caring for children and young people, a 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 profession...

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Law Student University of Bolton

27 May 2020

What a career in Law 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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26 May 2020

What is ghostwriting?

Our English and Creative Writing degrees can lead to a broad range of careers. One option is ghostwriting. What are the pros and cons of following this path?

Ghostwriters are hired to prepar...

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fashion and textiles

26 May 2020

Study in the UK’s historic home of textile innovation

Bolton has a long and historical relationship with the textile industry that stretches back 650 years. Formerly one of the largest and most productive cotton spinning centres in the world, Bolton is still the home of textile innovation t...

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visual

26 May 2020

The four main areas of visual effects

Being able to convey a storyline, or a message has always been important in creating a good film or TV series, but now with HD and 4K screens, people aren’t just looking for a tale to be told. There is a growing emphasis on quality, cr...

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26 May 2020

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 industry has developed, so has its audience.

Now, it is estimated that 2.2 billion people play video ga...

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graphic design

26 May 2020

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

There are many skills a Graphic Designer will need when they 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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social care

26 May 2020

How student internships help the health and social care sector

During many University degrees, students will undertake some type of placement or internship. From nursing to graphic design, students will be crawling through the internet in search of opportunities to practise their skills.

Stude...

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Law Books

26 May 2020

Law degree entry requirements you will require

A Law degree can provide you with the essential skills needed to be a successful lawyer, but also a successful producer, politician, manager, journalist, diplomat or police officer. A Law degree equips you for almost any profession that ...

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festial

26 May 2020

The impact that festival season has on the UK

Potential and current students, even graduates, all recognise the importance of festival season. The build-up to the summer months that host events up and down the country, big and small; the feeling of being outside and partying with th...

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A student using a CNC machine in a mechanical engineering laboratory

26 May 2020

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. Engineering is a sector that is pulling away from a male-dominated environment and is crying out for fem...

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media

26 May 2020

Putting Media and Photography in focus

The world of digital has been expanding and taking over many aspects of society for a while. Broadcast, outdoor and online media has all managed to cope with this adjustment. Large billboards for out of home media have become interactive...

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18 May 2020

Is print media dying?

The world of digital has been expanding and taking over many aspects of society for a while. Broadcast, outdoor and online media has all managed to cope with this adjustment. Large billboards for out of home media have become interactive...

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18 May 2020

How sustainable is eco-fashion?

The above garments were made by BA(Hons) Fashion 2nd years as part of a project around sustainability and all fabrics remnant stock fabric donated by Cookson & Clegg a clothing manufacture factory based in Blackburn.

Eco-fashio...

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18 May 2020

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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18 May 2020

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 a tremendous amount of power due to the way au...

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18 May 2020

The career options in Live Events

The live events industry is vast, with so much going on, from international festivals to local conferences, there is so much to get involved with. For every person that stands on a stage, there is a vast team behind them supporting the p...

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18 May 2020

What career paths are there for Mechanical Engineers

Engineering is a broad professional landscape, Mechanical Engineering is 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, the dif...

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14 May 2020

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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14 May 2020

What a career in Crime and Criminal Justice looks like

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

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14 May 2020

What can I do with a Crime and Criminal Justice degree?

The crime and criminal justice sector are full of exciting and interesting work. Helping make the world a better place, whether that means investigating live cases or improve the lives of previously convicted criminals, there are plenty ...

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07 May 2020

The rapid increase of dental issues for young people in the UK

Did you know that tooth decay is the most common oral issue that affects young people in England? It is also highly preventable. Although oral health treatment and education is improving throughout England, the oral health survey of chil...

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07 May 2020

Is childhood obesity rising in England?

For many years, obesity has been a hot topic as the nation strives for each member of the public to have better physical and mental health. One sector of this which has always struggled is childhood obesity.

With most children in n...

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07 May 2020

No teaching experience is needed to teach the trade you love!

It is often said that tradesmen and women are the backbones of our great country. From plumbers to hairdressers, carpenters to electricians, all trades are vital to each community; without them, there would be little growth.

Which ...

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07 May 2020

The power of the written word

There’s something quite incredible about the written word. The limit of 26 letters seems quite restrictive, but the combinations you can produce have the opportunity to create a world of fantasy, emotion, love and despair, the only lim...

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07 May 2020

How artificial intelligence is weaving its way into the world of fashion and tex...

Bolton has been at the centre of innovation in the textile industry for centuries, dating back to the industrial revolution when Boltonian Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule for the cotton industry in 1779.

 

Since t...

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07 May 2020

The benefit of working closely with industries

Studying for a degree can seem like a tall order, 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 m...

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1. Graphic Studio optimised

07 May 2020

Have you got a flair for Graphic Design?

To stand out from the competition, brands need to create a memorable visual impact. With an artistic eye and fresh thinking, could you develop the graphic design skills to deliver their brief?

Graphic design covers branding, advert...

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If you’re looking to study a rewarding subject, where you can make a big difference in people’s lives, study a Social Work degree at the University of Bolton.

07 May 2020

Health and Social Care degrees benefit you and the lives of others

A career in Health and Social Care is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity to make a real difference to some of the most vulnerable people and communities in society.

The rewards for such a selfless career are incredible. Th...

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07 May 2020

Equality before the law

For over a century, there has been a fight to see every individual equal in the eyes of the Law. Throughout the 21st century, women and ethnic minorities have fought for their right to equal opportunities within society, but change only ...

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07 May 2020

Passionate about music and festivals?

The events industry in the UK has seen rapid growth over the last ten years, with this thriving sector estimated to be worth £42.3bn, according to the 2018 Pulse Report. But with such rapid growth comes the demand for skilled ...

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05 May 2020

What is the Association of Illustrators World Illustration Awards all about?

Every year, the Association of Illustrators (AOI) host the World Illustration Awards (WIA) which celebrates students, recent graduates and working professionals from the industry. The awards have been running for 45 years and have been a...

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05 May 2020

What jobs can you get with a Sports Rehabilitation Degree?

Studying a sport-related degree is far more detailed and fascinating than most people realise. Sport rehabilitators, athletic trainers and physical therapists are instrumental in helping athletes prevent, treat, and recover from injuri...

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05 May 2020

Why employers are seeking Art and Design graduates

When it comes to graduating from University, one of the biggest tasks is securing employment in your chosen field. For creative students, this task can seem daunting as the job title ‘Artist who likes to use clay’ doesn’t quite exi...

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05 May 2020

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 medical technology, insight and application to improve healthcare and rehabilitation.

Being able to live a long and health...

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05 May 2020

Where will my Business Management degree take me?

The world of business is vast, from small start-up companies to huge conglomerates, there are so many varieties of business, and as such, plenty of ways to build a career in the sector.

By studying a Business Management degree at t...

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05 May 2020

Which Biomedical Science career is right for you?

Going to the doctors and giving a sample is a common task, you wait a couple of weeks, and you get your results back. On the face of it, the doctor is the only person involved, what most patients don’t realise is that the true heroes a...

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05 May 2020

The three P’s to identifying high risk crime to youths

The rise in youth crime has become a hot topic of conversation throughout communities and society. The national crisis extends from knife crime to drug trafficking and gangs. Plenty has been said on the subject from government officials ...

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05 May 2020

Mac vs PC: The computing debate

Any avid computer user will know that there are really only two options for computing use, the PC or a Mac. The debate has continued for years, with each side of the argument passionate about their choice of computer and prepared to defe...

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05 May 2020

Unconventional homes around the world

In the UK, bricks and mortar are standard materials to build a home, yet there are many other options for construction teams to work with.

Kevin McCloud has bought many less conventional builds to our television screens with Channe...

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05 May 2020

The dancing world of ‘Strictly’ and you

Strictly Come Dancing has become an icon within British television, with the Guinness Book of Records recently declaring it to be the world’s most successful reality TV format. The format has been exported to over 40 other countries, l...

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Building on the success of our Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE), our brand new £13 million NCME development is designed to house the next step in the evolution of motorsport education in the UK.

04 May 2020

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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04 May 2020

Help a child find their identity through literature

The importance of diversity in children’s literature is essential in relation to their emotional and personal development. 

While there are few arguments against the importance of childhood learning through reading; diversity w...

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04 May 2020

How can you get into teaching overseas?

Some professions open up the doors to opportunities in destinations far and wide; teaching is one of them.

Many people decide to get into teaching for the opportunity to make a difference, they want to have a positive impact on peo...

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04 May 2020

Special Effects for Film and Television course highlights

Visual Effects & Special Effects for films are powerful storytelling tools that help us create more engaging stories in our video productions. Our highly practical Special Effects for Film and TV degree explores a wide range of speci...

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04 May 2020

Are you passionate about Games?

The world of Games and Special Effects is growing, as more consoles are released each year more people turn to games to fulfil their down-time. So much so, that nearly a third of the planet’s population now play video games. We know th...

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Social work courses at the University of Bolton combine theory, with placements and ongoing skills development, so that you graduate as a confident and experienced professional, ready to take on your dream career.

04 May 2020

Create tailored learning experiences for your Health and Social apprentices

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

Our flexible progra...

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04 May 2020

The fascinating world of nanotechnology in Mechanical Engineering

Nanotechnology is a term used to describe the dimensions and tolerances of atoms and molecules less than 100 nanometres. It is an interface technology that includes many different sciences and applications. 

Nanotechnology is sho...

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04 May 2020

How Shakespeare is still shaping theatre today

William Shakespeare is still famous hundreds of years after producing his work. From his playwrights and theatre productions to his influence on language and literature. It wouldn't be going too far to say that Shakespeare has profoundly...

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04 May 2020

Develop an in-depth understanding of Psychology

Psychology is the study of human behaviour, helping us understand how the body and mind work together. There have been thousands of studies and research methods used to try and understand human behaviour better; one of the most tal...

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04 May 2020

Why are knees such a problem area for female athletes?

It is natural for athletes to receive injuries from time-to-time, either doing too much over a period of time or not enough to protect their body from exhaustion. Yet, for some athletes, these injuries repeat over-and-over, until eventua...

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01 May 2020

Fashion and textiles How UK textile factories are helping the NHS

International trade has allowed nations access to millions of products over the years, but the only problem is that during the lockdown, many countries have closed their borders and deliveries have become delayed.

This has caused i...

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01 May 2020

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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01 May 2020

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 blogging as a way to get thei...

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01 May 2020

Health and Social Care The health and social care workers behind the scenes keep...

Keyworkers 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 is only a small portion of people who are wo...

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01 May 2020

Dental Technology Understanding the six Dental Technology specialisms

Lockdown is in full swing, people are finding new hobbies, and for those who are starting to build a future, deciding which career to embark upon is the next stage. For those who are interested in the dental sector, researching is essent...

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01 May 2020

Electrical and electronic engineering New 3D printed products that are helping t...

Any electrical and electronic engineer will tell you how vital their 3D printer is for their work. It is one of the go-to pieces of equipment in their role, that even during the lockdown, is still working to fulfill the needs of the nati...

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01 May 2020

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 pandemic. Construction is one of the industries which, although it has slowed down, has not stopped completel...

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01 May 2020

Computing Software that has seen dramatic increase in popularity

As the nations ability to see friends and family is limited, people have started to rely more on technology to help them communicate with those they love. It’s nothing new for software engineers as these creations have been around for ...

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University of Bolton Film FX Blog

01 May 2020

The best special effects movies to watch during isolation

It would be an understatement to suggest that many people in the country currently have a lot of time on their hands. While plenty struggle to find ways to fill their time, others are starting new hobbies or working on bettering themselv...

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University of Bolton Community Blog

01 May 2020

Community development How community spirit has lifted the nation in recent times

The national lockdown of movement has had people restricted to their homes and the small areas surrounding it. Driving to the park to walk your dog is no longer allowed, cyclists cannot...

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01 May 2020

Civil Engineering The incredible effort to construct Nightingale Hospital as the...

The country is in a state of emergency. For the first time in history, people from all over the world are working together to try and overcome the coronavirus crisis and save lives. In the UK, the focus has been on trying to help our bel...

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01 May 2020

What are biomedical engineers doing to help the coronavirus crisis?

When a pandemic arises, certain roles have to put their workload into overdrive to cope with the situation, but also find solutions to additional issues. The nation pulls together in a heroic effort to try and comfort one another and hel...

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01 May 2020

Art & Design and Fine Art Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today

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 lockd...

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01 May 2020

Animation and Illustration Why you should be using Social Media to promote your ...

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 ...

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01 May 2020

Animation and Illustration | Why you should be using Social Media to promote you...

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 ...

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30 April 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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30 April 2020

The University of Bolton: 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 courses is...

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30 April 2020

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 24th ce...

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30 April 2020

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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30 April 2020

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

Youth crime is becoming more prevalent in our community; the number of primary school children in pupil referral units in England has more than doubled since 2011. With the cuts to schools and youth services, the younger generation is in...

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From the University of Bolton Creative Technologies Department, by studying our computing degree courses at the University of Bolton, you will be able to develop all the skills needed to pursue a career

30 April 2020

Iconic software applications to aspire to

Computing students should realise that creating software is one of the most valuable skills you can have to enhance your career. For decades, various software has shaped computer experiences, from writing a document on Microsoft Word to ...

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30 April 2020

Take advantage of the lack of construction professionals

Forecasts indicate a shortfall in qualified built environment professionals, so choosing a course in this sector represents an excellent career decision. Built environment professionals include areas such as:

  • Spatial Design; i...

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30 April 2020

How the Nutcracker became a Christmas classic

Each year in and around December, ballet companies all over the world present their take on Peter Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet: The Nutcracker. But how did Tchaikovsky’s ballet become a staple of the festive season?

Nutcracke...

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30 April 2020

The future of Dentistry

Dentistry is a field continually developing to suits patient needs better. Through digital advancements, bio-printing and innovative prevention techniques, the future of dentistry is continuously evolving.

In the USA, the ongoing d...

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From the University of Bolton Live Events School,

29 April 2020

Event professionals spill the beans…

If you like plenty of variety in your job, then a career in the events industry is for you.

Here are some words from event professionals on why they love working in events and offering their insight into the most dynamic areas ...

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29 April 2020

Mechanical Engineering ranks first in the North West for teaching quality

The University of Bolton has a rich history in engineering, having evolved from the Bolton Mechanics’ Institute which was founded in 1825. With a renowned reputation for excellence in Mechanical Engineering, being recognised and accred...

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29 April 2020

Career prospects for Media and Photography students

There is nothing more rewarding than finding a career path which 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 importa...

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From the University of Bolton Performing Arts department, the Queens Theatre Seating

29 April 2020

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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29 April 2020

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.

One way to get ...

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29 April 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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29 April 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 style.

The great art movements of the past have all rejected established styles a...

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29 April 2020

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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Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

29 April 2020

Life-changing discoveries made by Biomedical Scientists

Our understanding of the human body is always evolving; informed by new research and scientific development. In-line with this, technological advances are extending the realms of possibility.

Anti-microbial resistance, the epidemic...

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28 April 2020

4 classic paintings all artists should take influence from

Despite the vast number of paintings across the world, only a small number are universally recognised and classified as classics. These paintings are familiar to people of all ages and cultures, and represent some of the most significant...

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28 April 2020

3D Organ Printing

After being able to successfully 3D Bioprint onto bone and skin, the goal of developing functioning organs such as livers, kidneys, or hearts, is becoming a reality. 2020 looks to be the year biomedical engineers finally solve the increa...

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28 April 2020

Our industry-focussed Logistics degree

Logistics have enabled large companies and small businesses to work together for years. They help to make the process in the supply chain easier to navigate, which inevitably saves time and money for all involved.

Due to globalisat...

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From the University of Bolton Nursing Department, a student nurse working in a Clinical Simulation Suite (CSS)

28 April 2020

Blood test could catch Alzheimer’s before symptoms are even present

A simple blood test could be all it takes to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, before symptoms are even present, according to a new study in the USA.

Alzheimer's disease is a major cause of demen...

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28 April 2020

Cyber risks are on the increase

Cyber hacking has become a common threat, from big-time companies having their customer financial information stolen to people’s social media accounts being hacked. The cybercrime industry hit £1.5 trillion in profits in 2018, accordi...

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28 April 2020

Dance crazes through the decade

In the world of dance, knowing the latest moves is just important as the classics; it allows dancers to be creative, imaginative and current. Some dance moves will always remain in a dancer’s repertoire such as the Charleston and Lindy...

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Study English & creative writing at the University of Bolton, a top 5 UK university. Our students go on to work in TV, write novels, poetry and show plays.

28 April 2020

Study English and Creative Writing at the University of Bolton

A degree in English is the study into how the world is represented and interpreted through the literary gaze. Through acts of reading, writing, analysing and critiquing, we encourage students to take a more critical and creative look at ...

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28 April 2020

Graduate with career-ready skills in Fashion and Textiles

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

Given Bolto...

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28 April 2020

Can robots solve the social care crisis?

It is predicted that 700,000 additional care workers will be needed in the UK over the next ten years. Could robots play a part in meeting this demand?

Over the past decade, services which focused on preventative measures and gener...

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28 April 2020

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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28 April 2020

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 countries, but with where it is realised the most, is on our health services. In the UK, approximately 900,000 women give bir...

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28 April 2020

How you can advance in the world of Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Biomedical and Medical Engineers are high in demand. Employment in this role is predicted to grow 4% from 2019 to 2028. This increase is linked to society’s shift towards engineering solutions helping to improve patient care.

The...

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27 April 2020

Are you contemplating a Psychology degree?

The mind is complex and powerful, yet fragile. Psychology builds an understanding of the connections between thoughts and behaviours, which you can apply to a range of professions.

Do you find yourself puzzling over the actions of ...

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If you’re looking to study a rewarding subject, where you can make a big difference in people’s lives, study a Social Work degree at the University of Bolton.

27 April 2020

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 Social Workers, helping others is their first priority, whether that be assisting a family in ...

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23 April 2020

Films that changed the industry

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

It's i...

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23 April 2020

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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23 April 2020

The ancient history of dental braces

‘Metal mouth’, ‘Robo-gob’, ‘brace-face’ all common taunting nicknames that have been circulating the playground for decades and although dental braces feature on the teeth of many teens, the history of an orthodontic practice...

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Early Years

23 April 2020

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, play is not just light-hearted fun, but an essential factor to the cognitive, emotional and social wellbei...

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23 April 2020

How national housing developments effect the construction industry

For decades there has been a lot of conversation in the media surrounding housing. From the extortionate and varying prices of a house to the vast developments popping up across the country. ‘New builds’, as they’re so lovingly nic...

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23 April 2020

Can yoga benefit school children?

Adults often refer to their school days as being the best days. No bills to pay, no relationship or family issues to worry about, in fact, life was pretty carefree. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for school children today, as day...

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23 April 2020

A degree in Games Art will take you to the next level

The University of Bolton is proud to offer students a uniquely designed BA (Hons) Games Art course available for both full and part-time study. We consulted with industry experts from across the UK’s 2,250 active games companies to hel...

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23 April 2020

Graphic design trends for 2020

As the days continue to roll on, we are seeing new trends emerging throughout the graphic design industry. Captivating designs are rolling out across multiple media platforms. Below, we will take a closer look at some of our favourite tr...

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20 April 2020

Inspiring others as a youth and community volunteer

At the University of Bolton, we aim to provide you with fantastic opportunities to enjoy your chosen career. We pride ourselves on being a teaching intensive and a supportive place of study. We also recognise that, even when you leave Un...

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16 April 2020

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 and economic...

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16 April 2020

Guess which celebrities studied Civil Engineering at University

Most famously known for her successful dancing career, Oti Mabuse is a crowd favourite on Strictly Come Dancing where each week, as well as appearing as a judge on the BBC's The Greatest Dancer. 

However, while we may all...

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16 April 2020

2020s demand for Accountancy skills

Accountancy is a profession that will always be in demand. From projects accountants to auditors, there is plenty of demand for those who graduate with an Accountancy degree.

Good Accountancy is key to any successful business, and ...

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16 April 2020

We put our money where our mouth is

At the University of Bolton, we’re committed to our students, and ensuring they get the most out of their education, by maximising the industry experience during their studies.

Throughout the three years on our BA (Hons) Accounta...

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What can I do with a Business degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Business Management degree?

The world of business is vast, from small start-up companies to huge conglomerates, there are so many varieties of business, and as such, plenty of ways to build a career in the sector. If you’re considering a Business Management degre...

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What can I do with a clinical and biomedical science degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Biomedical Science degree?

Thousands of students elect to study biology as an A-Level subject. Although, this passion for science can often leave many wondering what career they could enjoy if they chose to pursue this topic at a degree level. While there are mult...

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What can I do with a Games degree

13 April 2020

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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What can i do with a media and photography degree

13 April 2020

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 importan...

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What can I do with a Computing degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Computing degree?

Computing is a fantastic subject to study because almost every industry depends on technology. Computers improve communication, productivity, efficiency, quality and speed in every sector. This means that you can combine your technical e...

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What Can i Do with a FilmFX Degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Film FX degree?

Under our Film FX subject area umbrella, there is a wide range of courses with very specific job prospects. Here we will look at the main areas in more depth so you know what type of career you could enjoy after graduating from these res...

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What can I do with an education and teacher training degree

13 April 2020

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 career where you can step back and realise all the good you have done in ...

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What can I do with an English and Creative Writing degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with an English and Creative Writing degree?

For those who enjoy the written word in all its beautiful forms, the obvious degree choice is English and Creative Writing. While most will carry the dream of writing a novel and becoming the next J. K. Rowling, there are plenty of other...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Law degree?

Many students get involved in Law 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 our societ...

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What can I do with a health and social care degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Health and Social Care degree?

With a Health and Social Care degree, you will have the skills to encourage others to live an active and enjoyable life. You can reduce the risk of individuals and their dependents who are being hindered by mental or physical ill-health....

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What can I do with a Mechanical Engineering degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Mechanical Engineering degree?

As a Mechanical Engineering 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, there are m...

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What can I do with a Nursing degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Nursing and Midwifery degree?

The human body is a fantastic machine. The majority of the time it maintains and regulates our operations without a second thought. When serious illness or injury hits, we need medical care. At other times, such as childbirth, we benefit...

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What can I do with a psychology degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Psychology degree?

Our thought processes have a significant impact on how we feel, how we learn, how we behave, and what we can achieve. Past experiences, traumatic events and social factors can distort our thinking, which can impact on all aspects of our ...

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What can I do with a Sport degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Sport, Sport Rehabilitation or Physiotherapy degree?

Even with great talent, only a few dedicated and fortunate individuals achieve and enjoy a professional sports career. Most people in the industry are using their skills to encourage others to get fitter and remain active. As a graduate ...

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What can I do with an Art and design and fine art degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Fine Art degree?

If you’re a student who enjoys art; loves creating with paint, pencils and pastels, then you might be considering a Fine Art degree. You may already have an online portfolio of your work, or have been commissioned for a few pieces, but...

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13 April 2020

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 accountancy could be the one for you.

A financial professional is the backbone of any commercial operation, not...

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13 April 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. As the new decade dawns, we notice illustrations recent advances are be...

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Apprenticeships for Civil Engineering Students at the University of Bolton

13 April 2020

How Civil Engineering transformed our nation

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. As the new decade dawns, we notice illustrations recent advances are be...

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13 April 2020

1,000ft bridge installed on Luton airport rail link

 

As part of Luton airport’s Direct Air-Rail Transit (DART) project to connect Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station, a 1,000ft bridge has been lowered into place allowing passengers to travel between St Pancr...

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21 February 2020

Students v Staff Part 2 at University of Bolton Stadium!

The University of Bolton has organised a second annual charity football match which will see staff lining up against students at the home of Bolton Wanderers. The match will be played at the University of Bolton Stadium on Wednesday May...

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07 February 2020

The Ethnic Backgrounds of Our Prison Population

According to Webster (2019) we know, from David Lammy and many other sources, that people from a BAME background are over-represented in our prisons. Last week the MoJ published its response to a number of Freedom of Information re...

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30 January 2020

Centre of Pedagogy Mental Health and Wellbeing Evening

The University of Bolton’s Centre of Pedagogy is happy to host its first Centre of Pedagogy evening for 2020, the theme of the event is Mental Health & Wellbeing. The evening will include talks, new research presentations and discu...

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01 January 2020

New Intern in the Sport & Spinal Injury Clinic

The Sports and Spinal Injury Clinic have introduced the opportunity for recently qualified graduates to endure a six-month internship within the Sports Rehabilitation team, using the clinic as a means and chance to gain experience and bu...

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Placements

01 January 2020

Third Year Student Placements

At this time of year, the current Sports Rehabilitation students are undertaking their workplace placements at a number of well-established sports teams, clinics and hospitals across the country.

It is a fantastic time of year for ...

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19 December 2019

Nordic Craft Design

Our HE5 Textiles & Surface Design students have gained tremendous industry engagement during the first semester working on projects with, not one but, two internationally renowned companies.

Inspired by the current exhibition o...

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15 December 2019

Service User Involvement Initiative in Higher Education

Across our health and social care programmes, service user involvement is not a tokenistic add-on to our student teaching and learning. This initiative is embedded as a key ethos of our education practice in training futu...

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11 December 2019

Save the date for the Festival of Worktown in Bolton

The Centre is preparing a Festival of Worktown in Bolton 14-29 March 2020. A series of events, workshops and exhibitions will showcase current research by staff of the university and students will be supporting a range of activities invo...

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The Centre for Worktown Studies promotes and supports academic research and public engagement activities around the Humphrey Spender ‘Worktown’ collection of documentary photographs from the 1930s which record everyday life in Bolton.

05 December 2019

Cotton Queens Community Arts Project

The University of Bolton, Blackburn College and Bolton at Home are working in partnership on a community arts project to explore the influence of creative engagement with the Mass Observation Worktown Collection on the subjective well-be...

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26 November 2019

Are We Killing Students With PowerPoint Kindness?

During my undergraduate studies, PowerPoint wasn’t a big thing. In fact, in my first year of study, even the internet wasn’t a thing. Well, it was, but my university hadn’t yet taken the plunge. 

Coming back into the second ...

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21 November 2019

Safeguarding People at Risk: A Failing Criminal Justice System

UK media presents daily criticisms detailing criminal cases whereby the public or service users have been failed by the very system designed to protect from harm.

The media ‘gaze’ is never far from policing, prison or probation...

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19 November 2019

Helping Students Expand Their Research In Biomedical Engineering

As a lecturer and programme leader in Biomedical Engineering, my usual day is focused on teaching the younger generation of female and male students and expanding on my research in the biomedical engineering field.

I teach both und...

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18 November 2019

We Put our Money Where our Mouth Is

At the University of Bolton, we’re committed to our students and ensuring they get the most out of their education by maximising industry-related opportunities. It’s little wonder that our Accountancy and Finance courses are supporte...

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11 November 2019

2020’s Demand for Newly Qualified Accountants

The employment of accountants has been predicted to grow faster than any other occupation throughout 2020, due to economy expansion and stricter auditing regulations. In fact, the demand for accountants is growing at such a rate research...

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01 November 2019

How Can the Institute of Management Greater Manchester Help You?

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in Business Management, Retail, Logistics or Supply Chain Management then make sure to take advantage of our Access All Area event happening on the 22 November 2019.

The Institute of Mana...

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12 September 2019

Student visit – Bolton Hospital Laboratories

On 25th March 2019, the second year Medical Biology students were given an access all areas tour of the Medical Laboratories at Royal Bolton Hospital. They were shown around the laboratories specialising in microbiology, chemistry,...

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12 September 2019

Student visit – Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds

Foundation Medical Biology students visited the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds on the 8th of April where they gained insights into how disease was considered in the past and how medical innovations developed. Exhibitions were wid...

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12 September 2019

Wood - UoB Collaboration

Delegates from Wood, the global project, engineering and technical services company, led by Professor Nawal Prinja, visited the University of Bolton (UoB) on 17/07/19 to explore ways both establishments could collaborate. More

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02 September 2019

My Experience at the University of Bolton

My experience studying Games Design at the University of Bolton was phenomenal. Ever since I started the foundation course, the lecturers helped build up my skills and helped me discover any hidden talent that I didn’t even realize I h...

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07 July 2019

Amazon Continue to Disrupt the Retail Industry

Amazon continues to lead the industry - the BBC reported today that the US Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon a permit to operate drones in the US.

It suggests that Amazon will be delivered by drones "within months"...

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02 July 2019

Open Day Experience

I visited the university on an Open Day and instantly knew this is where I want to be.

The reason I chose to study at the University of Bolton is the amount of support the teachers provide to each student throughout the year.

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26 June 2019

Caster Semenya and the International Association of Athletics Federations: More ...

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have been ordered by the Swiss Supreme Court to suspend their testosterone regulation with immediate effect after a successful appeal of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s...

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26 June 2019

The Solicitors Qualification Examination - Will It All End In Tiers?

With the first round of trials complete, the Solicitors Qualification Examination (SQE) is rapidly moving from concept to reality.

However, the criticism of SQE is following a similar path, with the pilot launch bringing forth heig...

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26 June 2019

Uncovering Invisible Children: A Commentary On The Consultation: Children Not In...

In April 2019, the Department of Education published the consultation: Children not in school: proposed legislation.

One proposal is to impose a new statutory duty on English Local Authorities with responsibility for education to m...

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26 June 2019

A New Party Leader and a New Prime Minister

As I write, the Conservative Party is beginning a leadership contest to decide who will replace Theresa May as its leader.

The winner will also become Prime Minister and many may question whether this is acceptable – whether a ne...

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26 June 2019

Research Findings on Trending Technologies

Smart energy cities and the next-generation industrial revolution, the so-called fourth industrial revolution (4IR) or industry 4.0, will leverage on different emerging disruptive technologies.

In particular, smart energy cities re...

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26 June 2019

A Case Study of Current Study

The University of Bolton is unique among universities in Greater Manchester. It attracts students from different walks of life including industries under the apprenticeship, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Students like ...

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26 June 2019

Presentation of Student Projects at Open Day

As a way of showcasing the type of training we give to our students, the School of Engineering will be organising an open-day event where our students present the project works they have done in class during the recently concluded semest...

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State Of The Art Facilities

26 June 2019

State-Of-The-Art Facilities for Smart Grids and Renewable Energy

In Electrical and Electronic Engineering department at University of Bolton, we are proud of having ultra-modern smart grid equipment in our laboratory for teaching and research. The equipment is used to simulate power networks by the st...

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20 June 2019

Why Doing a Masters Degree was the Best Decision I Made

After I returned to study as a mature student following a twenty-year gap, my only aim was to gain a degree.

The time during my undergraduate degree went way too fast for me to enjoy the experience. I was too busy getting used to t...

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19 June 2019

My Educational Journey With UoB

Within four years of studying at The University of Bolton, my life took a complete 360.

I initially started on the Access to Business Management course and with not being in education for over 16 years, was a huge shock to the syst...

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19 June 2019

John Zavos Has Just Graduated From His PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Educati...

John Zavos is a full-time trainee teacher who has just graduated from his PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ English (Literacy and ESOL), gaining a double distinction in practice and theory.

Dr Sarah Telfer (Associ...

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19 June 2019

Transforming a Students Life Through Learning - Case Study

It can be a challenge for tutors entering any classroom for the first time with a new group of students. Differing levels of knowledge and the levels of engagement of the students varies from class to class.

Steph, however, was an ...

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17 June 2019

Life as a New Student!

My experience as a new student at the University of Bolton has been eventful!

I have gained and adopted a lot of different skills and techniques throughout the year, especially in the Marketing module.

In the beginning, I fou...

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17 June 2019

Lessons Learned In My First Year

In my first year at university, I have learned a lot. Not just the subjects themselves, but being prepared and achieving the best I can.

I struggled at first, my time management was letting me down. I was late for classes and misse...

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17 June 2019

Research at the Institute of Management

In line with the University’s Teaching Intensive Research Informed (TIRI) strategy, research within the Institute of Management aims to be both theoretically rigorous and practically relevant. This keeps in line with Kurt Lewin’s obs...

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14 June 2019

BA Fine Art Partners with the British Council on Venice Fellowships Programme

The School of the Arts is delighted to announce a partnership with the British Council on the 2019 Venice Fellowships Programme which forms part of the British Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Ve...

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14 June 2019

GMCC Art Prize and Exhibition

Two School of the Arts students, Hannah Bolsher (MA Fine Art) and Meg Salvi (BA Photography) have won and made a huge success of internships working on the GMCC Art Prize and Exhibition.

Hannah was appointed as exhibition curator a...

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14 June 2019

Graduate Success - Anthony Gough

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

Engage2Stage is a theatre and performance company ...

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14 June 2019

Criminal Behaviour

On Monday 8th April, the Theatre and Performance department, based at the Queen’s Specialist Building, created a crime scene re-enactment for students on the Crime and Criminal Justice Programme.

Final year Theatre and Performanc...

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14 June 2019

Theatre and Performance Showcase 2019

On Tuesday 11th June 2019, Theatre and Performance final year students took to the stage at The Lowry Theatre to share their final performances.

The night was an eclectic mix of new writing, solo performances and contemporary adapt...

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14 June 2019

Creative Writing, English and Theatre Students Present Exciting Night Of Live En...

On 2 May 2019, University of Bolton’s Creative Writing, English and Theatre students proudly presented an exciting night of live entertainment celebrating creative writing talent in performance.

School of the Arts students teamed...

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14 June 2019

Whitman 200: A Major International Conference Hosted by the University of Bolton...

This May, the English Department hosted a major international conference to celebrate the poet Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday.

Marking Bolton as a centre of interest for Whitman scholars and readers, we were joined by speakers fro...

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14 June 2019

English and Creative Writing Ranks #2 Overall in the UK in the Guardian Universi...

The department of English and Creative Writing has been ranked #2 overall in the whole of the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2020, which is “aimed specifically at students who are trying to choose a course.”

This major rec...

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With a history stretching back over 150 years, Bolton School of the Arts offers a highly creative and vibrant range of courses, led by staff who are practising artists, designers, makers, critics, writers and performers.

14 June 2019

Welcome To The School Of The Arts

Welcome to the School of Arts. We are delighted to share with you the highlights of what has been a fabulous year for students and staff across Bolton School of the Arts.

It has been an exceptionally busy time for us with students ...

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14 June 2019

From Bolton to Bowes to Bellagio!

In September 2018 we launched the BA (Hons) Fashion and BA (Hons) Fashion with Foundation Year programmes. Today marks the end of our first academic year and what a year it has been.

Throughout the year our incredible students have...

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14 June 2019

Fortalice

At the start of this academic year, Paula Pollitt from Fortalice came to the graphics team and asked if students would be interested in helping the award-winning Bolton based Women’s Refuge improve their design communications.

We...

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14 June 2019

Studio Up North

Jamie Kelly from Studio Up North visited our studio in March 2019 with the exciting news that he would be offering another paid placement to one of our third-year students this summer.

This is the second time we have worked with Ja...

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14 June 2019

Students From The BA (Hons) Graphic Design Programme Once Again Work With Preven...

Students from the BA (Hons) Graphic Design programme once again work with Prevent Breast Cancer UK.

Prevent Breast Cancer UK, based at The Nightingale Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital is the only UK breast cancer charity funding ground...

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Artist in Residence Nica Harrison

14 June 2019

Artist in Residence Nica Harrison

The BA (Hons) Animation & Illustration programme were delighted to welcome Nica Harrison as their artist in residence in Semester Two, 2019.

Students were fortunate to have animator/printmaker Nica Harrison j...

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14 June 2019

Neo Artists Facilities Award

Riding on the back of the success of Nica’s micro-residency and the engagement of the animation and illustration team with the programme, Neo offered a 12-week "Facilities User” prize to one of our 3rd-year graduate students.

D...

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14 June 2019

AVA CAD CAM Award

AVA CAD CAM specialise in the management of design and colour, from initial conception through to digitally or conventionally printed final production, for the decorative printing industry, and are part of the BA (Hons) Textiles and Surf...

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14 June 2019

Visit from Brown Bag

In Semester Two of 2019, Holly Pape and Antonella Maringola alumni students from our BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration visited our studios to discuss their work with Brown Bag Films.

Holly and Antonella have been working at Brow...

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14 June 2019

Bradford Textile Society Awards

Jenny McCarthy has gained the attention of Prestigious Textiles for the second year in a row at the annual Bradford Textile Society Awards, this year gaining 2nd prize for her printed textile design for furnishing fabrics.

The comp...

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14 June 2019

Being a Mature Student

Deciding to become a student, at my age (36), is quite daunting and almost put me off. Amalgamating work, home life and study is certainly a challenge in itself.

A challenge I was determined to undertake and so sought support from ...

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13 June 2019

JD Sports Fashion Chooses UOB for their Future Leaders

In September last year, we embarked on our first journey on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship in Retail, with our prestigious client JD Sports.

Eight colleagues from their Head Office in Bury were selected onto their Futu...

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13 June 2019

Opportunities To Top-Up Your HND

Wherever you have studied in the past, you will find a home at the Institute of Management. We welcome students who have studied business to certificate or diploma level and support their studies to achieve a full degree.

Completin...

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13 June 2019

Outstanding Support While Studying - The Institute of Management #UniAsItShouldB...

According to the Office for Students (2019), “Mature students are more likely than the general student population to be from groups disadvantaged in higher education.

"Fair access and participation for mature students is an impor...

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13 June 2019

University of Bolton's Sony Collaboration Suite

The University of Bolton is leading the way in enhancing the learning experience by using innovative and dynamic technology-based teaching methods that encourage deeper student participation and collaboration.

With present-day lear...

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13 June 2019

Student Experience - Case Study

Going back into education after a 30-year gap was one of the best decisions I made. It wasn’t taken lightly and I didn’t know what to expect in terms of my capabilities. All I knew is I fancied having a go at getting a degree in Acco...

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13 June 2019

Nursing at Bolton: The All New!

Often in academia, we are encouraged to reflect, to look at our past endeavours and to improve thereon. Nurses, in particular, are no exception. Indeed, we are professionally obliged to do so in order to safeguard future practice.

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12 June 2019

Mechanical Engineering launched as Degree Apprenticeship

We have now launched our BEng Degree in Mechanical Engineering as an apprenticeship Level 6 qualification.

This is an important step in our quest to engage more with employers and provide job opportunities for our graduates.

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12 June 2019

Degree Show

This July saw the return of the highly successful Games Degree Show, where students show off their achievements to our network of industry partners.

Graduating students presented their portfolios (three distinct subject areas: game...

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12 June 2019

Welcome to Games

Hi there, welcome to the first in a series of blogs from the School of Creative Technologies, Games subject area. The subject area is proud to be one of the leading providers of this level of education in the UK.

Linked with severa...

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12 June 2019

WCIT - Another Great Achievement

Congratulations to student Christine Banda on winning a silver medal as part of the annual Worshipful Chapter of Information Technologists (WCIT) Technology awards.

This highly prestigious event is held yearly by the London Livery ...

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12 June 2019

CISCO - Celebrating Success

As a provider of CISCO accredited courses in Networking, we have constantly enabled our students to be at the forefront of this fast-moving industry.

This year sees our CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA) reaching its 15th year, someth...

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In the University of Bolton Creative Technologies Department, , you’ll be taught relevant industry programming languages, and enjoy the use of professional-level facilities and equipment.

12 June 2019

Welcome to Computing

Hi there, welcome to the first in a series of blogs from the School of Creative Technologies, Computing subject area. The subject area is proud to be one of the leading providers of this level of education in the UK.

Linked with se...

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12 June 2019

Off to La La Land

April saw 50 Special Make-Up Effects students and staff attending a major event in Los Angeles.

Monsterpalooza is an American multi-genre convention focusing on horror, creatures and makeup work which draws tens of thousands of att...

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12 June 2019

VFX students London Studio Visit

Our link with Oscar-winning Visual Effects company Double Negative has once again been a fantastic success.

The company came to the university to deliver a project brief to our third-year students earlier in the year, which resulte...

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12 June 2019

Welcome to Special & Visual Effects

Hi there, welcome to the first in a series of blogs from the School of Creative Technologies, Special and Visual Effects subject area.

The subject area is proud to be one of the leading providers of this level of education in the U...

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12 June 2019

Professional Body Accreditation by IMechE

This year we have our Mechanical Engineering Degrees were re-accredited by the IMechE for a further 5 years The IMechE expressed confidence in our programmes giving several commendations about our course, facilities and staff.

Foll...

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12 June 2019

My Dental Technology BSc (Hons) and FdSc Experience

Studying Dental Technology at the University of Bolton has been an experience which I have thoroughly enjoyed since starting the course in 2016.

During my time at this university, I have developed a wide range of skills both academ...

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From the University of Bolton Creative Technologies Department, students working together in the Social Learning Zone (SLZ)

12 June 2019

New Third Year Modules - Community Development and Youth Work

Two years ago, our dual validated and professionally recognised BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work program began its journey. As we head towards a third year, the program team prepare for the delivery of new third-year module...

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12 June 2019

North West Study Club for Dental Technicians

Dental Technology Lecturer, Frances Oldroyd has set up the North West Study Club for Dental Technicians. A group that welcomes students so that members can gain knowledge and enhance their skills on key themes relating to Continuing Prof...

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12 June 2019

Variety of Dental Research Projects

Several undergraduate dissertation projects have been undertaken in the final year of Dental Technology focusing on a broad range of dissertation types, namely Experimental Research Project, Survey Research Project and Literature-Based R...

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12 June 2019

The One Question I Always Get Asked

A question I often get asked is "Why did you leave Mauritius for Bolton?"

Through the months, my answer has always been the same. I left my country in pursuit of my dream which is to finish my ACCA!

I have to admit that I nev...

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At the University of Bolton Biomedical Engineering school, a people looking at an anatomical model in a Clinical Simulation Suite

11 June 2019

Advancing Your Clinical Practice

Through NHS England Next Steps (2017), it has been recognised that the increase in demand for services is intensifying the pressure on the workforce.

Enhancing clinical practitioners skills and scope of practice is one way to addre...

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11 June 2019

Advancing Clinical Skills

There is an increase in demand on our healthcare services, with a significant rise in the ageing population, compounded by the complex needs and disease management, we require dynamic new ways to meet this requirement.

The roles of...

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11 June 2019

Frailty and the NHS Long Term Plan

Frailty is becoming an area of clinical care that is becoming more and more in focus and the topic of discussion between both clinicians and patients. It features strongly in the NHS Long Term Plan published in 2018 and focuses on three ...

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From the University of Bolton Nursing Department, some pills and medicines

11 June 2019

New Role in Medicine

There is a growing interest in the role of a Physician Associate (PA) - Who are they? What do they do? And how do they fit within the established roles within medicine and UK healthcare?

PAs currently work across the UK in a wide r...

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10 June 2019

Real Success Stories - FdA & Apprenticeship Health and Social Care

Our students regularly return to visit their tutors and share their professional journey after completing their programme at the University of Bolton.

Employed graduate feedback: In the words of one of our recent graduates – the ...

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10 June 2019

Team's Fringe Benefits - Community Development and Youth Work

There is something a bit special about the Community Development and Youth Work Team in that we cannot resist the occasional challenge. In the fast-moving world of social science, and in particular community development and youth work, i...

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10 June 2019

Assistant Practitioners - FdA & Apprenticeship Health and Social Care

The increasing demand for healthcare, pressure on NHS resources and a shortage of clinicians is causing occupational boundaries to be redefined, with clinical tasks transferred or redistributed between different team members to make more...

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10 June 2019

Extending Career Opportunities - BSc & HND Health and Social Care

Work-based experience is one of the core modules during your year 2 academic studies on the BSc or HND Health and Social Care undergraduate degree course.

Employers in Health and Social Care will require specific skills or knowledg...

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10 June 2019

Everyday is Different in Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care offer some of the most rewarding, challenging and important jobs going – roles which give you the chance to meaningfully improve life for individuals, families, and even whole communities.

If you are ready ...

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10 June 2019

Men in Early Years

This semester a student on the Foundation Degree in Early Years Childhood Studies course addressed the issue of men working in the early years sector as part of her Independent Study Module assessment.

For the assessment, students ...

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10 June 2019

I Love My Job

As an Early Childhood studies lecturer, I often hear students and early years practitioners say, "I love my job."

Working with children from birth to seven can be one of the most rewarding careers, making a positive contribution an...

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10 June 2019

What's Going On - BSc & HND Health and Social Care

Congratulations to all our final year BSc students who have handed in their dissertations. We enjoyed readying their well-written, insightful pieces of work. All of your hard work and dedication has paid off!

Congratulations also ...

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From the early years and childhood studies degree course at the University of Bolton, two small children and a nursery worker in an early years setting

10 June 2019

Sure Start

Sure Start Children Centre is an initiative started in the late 1990s by the New Labour Government. The goal of the centre is to eradicate inequalities surrounding health, attainment and social capital for disadvantaged children and thei...

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10 June 2019

Mapping Out a Career - Community Development and Youth Work

Another fabulous year for Youth and Community students at the University of Bolton.

Whilst studying our BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work degree, students undertake fieldwork practice in many different settings. These ...

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NCME Work Experience 1

08 June 2019

Review of NCME Work Placements: Cyan Racing and Arden Motorsport

During my final year of studies, University of Bolton offered me multiple work placements enhancing my engineering level and motorsport understanding by getting hands-on experience on motorsport engineering.

Beyond doubt, my involv...

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07 June 2019

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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07 June 2019

Interdiciplinary Project

The Interdisciplinary Project brief involved the development of a new Compact Wylfa Nuclear Plant (CWNP).

Both Civil Engineering and Construction Management students split into seven teams to look at this complex project. The group...

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07 June 2019

Facilities and Built Asset Management

New Programme in Development for 2020:

  • BSc (Hons) in Facilities and Built Asset Management with Foundation Year*
  • BSc (Hons) in Facilities and Built Asset Management*
  • BSc (Hons) Facilities and Built Asset Mana...

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07 June 2019

Intelligent Construction Engineering and Surveying

Development of New Construction Courses for 2020:

The construction industry is moving into the digital world, using high tech equipment such as drones, scanners and 3D software packages, creating new opportunities across a wide spe...

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Additive Manufacturing at NCME

07 June 2019

Additive Manufacturing at NCME

Additive manufacturing (AM), commonly referred to as 3D printing, is a disruptive manufacturing method which has an increased uptake in recent years

Historically we would form our material and subtract material, leading to waste, t...

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07 June 2019

Guest Lecture - Mr Rob Harvey HORIBA MIRA Ltd

Mr Rob Harvey is our MSc Systems Engineering and Engineering Management graduate and now working in HORIBA MIRA Ltd. He was invited to give a Guest Lecture on 28th March 2019 from 10:00 - 12:00 for our BSc (Hons) Mechatronics Top-Up stud...

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07 June 2019

Fashion Influencer

Cosmopolitan Best Fashion Influencer of 2019, Onyi Moss, is presenting today to our JD Sports Apprentices at the Institute of Management.

Onyi and Craig Moss, are professional influencers with thousands of followers across social m...

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Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

07 June 2019

Diversity In Engineering

Being a woman in engineering is not straightforward. 

It may be harder for women to work in such a male-dominated field. However biomedical engineering provides a great opportunity for both male and female students to study and wo...

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07 June 2019

Novel Research Projects

Our final year students have an opportunity to work on a project that holds a lot of interest to them, or they can expand their knowledge in a specific area in the field of biomedical engineering.

Alumni biomedical students complet...

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Student culturing cells at the University of Bolton Biomedical and Medical Engineering School

07 June 2019

Biomedical & Medical Engineering: The Forefront of Technology

Each year our final year students have an opportunity to work on the project that is more interesting to them or they would to expand their knowledge in that specific are in the field of biomedical engineering. Alumni biomedi...

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Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

07 June 2019

The Future for Women in Biomedical Engineering

Being a woman in engineering is not straightforward and may be harder for the female to work in male dominated filed. Biomedical engineering provides the great opportunity to the female as well as male students to study and w...

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07 June 2019

Improving Future Prospects for Biomedical Engineering Students

As a lecturer and programme leader in Biomedical Engineering my usual day is focused on teaching the younger generation of female and male students and expanding on my own research in the biomedical engineering field. I teach both ...

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NCME Work Experience 1

06 June 2019

NCME Work Placement: Speedworks Motorsport

Blending into a new team is always nerve-racking, especially when competing at the level of BTCC. Speedworks Motorsport has helped make this introduction into a highly-competitive environment an enjoyable one for me. The team has been co...

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06 June 2019

Research Opportunity for BSc (Hons) Mechatronics Top-Up Graduate

One of our BSc(Hons) Mechatronics Top-Up graduate has been offered to join the “Fire Materials Research” team in the University of Bolton to continue as a PhD student.

He will work on the research project ‘Lignin Based Carbon...

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From the University of Bolton Mechanical Engineering department, the NCME.

06 June 2019

Lecturer's Perspective: The Silverstone FIA World Rallycross

The Silverstone round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship fell on the bank holiday at the end of May, a group of 6 students from across all stages of the course volunteered for four days work experience, leaving immediately after th...

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NCME Work Experience 2

06 June 2019

NCME Student Work Experience

2019 has been an interesting year with us giving the opportunity to two University of Bolton’s students currently studying on the NCME Motorsport course. Ciceley is a family close-knit team running two Mercedes A-Class TOCA spec cars i...

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NCME Student Experience Industry Visits

05 June 2019

NCME Student Experience: Industry Visits

Elliot is a final year student who is about to graduate the BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology degree course within the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering at University of Bolton.

He has written about the student visits he ha...

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04 June 2019

Research On Strengthening Of Weak Structures

The safety of structures is of high importance affecting people’s lives. Structural evaluation, and possibly intervention is considered necessary for old structures, structures that have been affected by accidental actions and also for...

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04 June 2019

A Career Change: To QTLS, Teacher Trainer Assessor/mentor with a Masters in Educ...

After 20 years in the industry and completing undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, I decided I wanted a career change, so in 2010 I joined the University of Bolton as a PGDE student. Seven years on, I had completed my QTLS, bec...

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REBECCA

04 June 2019

Dr Rebecca Woolley Voted Outstanding Lecturer Of The Year

Dr Rebecca Woolley from Teacher Education was voted 'Outstanding Lecturer of the Year' by her trainee teachers.

Every year Bolton SU asks students to nominate the staff, student reps and societies at the University of Bolton, in th...

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04 June 2019

Health Visiting

Are you a registered nurse or midwife and have thought about a new career adventure in Health Visiting? If so, you are in the right place!

The Specialist Community Public Health Nursing programme (Health Visiting) is a well-establi...

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04 June 2019

University of Bolton Shortlisted For The Student Nursing Times Award

This year we were shortlisted for the student nursing times award for post-registration provider of the year which further reinforced the quality of the programme delivered.

We were greatly humbled to have been shortlisted and to h...

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04 June 2019

Tea and Biscuits

District nurses, tea-drinking, bike riding individuals who cycle around the local communities smiling randomly at all and sundry, think again!

District Nurses play a vital role in supporting people to live independently, recognise ...

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ODP blog

04 June 2019

So What Is It You Do Again?

"So what is it you do again?" a question that Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) are asked on numerous occasions.

As ODPs, we work across all three areas of the perioperative environments, otherwise known as Operating Theatr...

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Trainee Nursing Associate Blog 1

04 June 2019

A Pioneering New Role

The Nursing Associate is a pioneering new role within nursing. The role will have a dramatic impact upon both experience and health outcomes for patients across every health care setting.

Our aim is to support the workforce needed ...

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03 June 2019

My BSc (Hons) Mathematics Experience

Studying a degree in mathematics with the University of Bolton is one of the best decisions of my life.

I have developed over the course of my degree and I feel very confident as a mathematics student, thanks to the lecturers who a...

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Incredible Photos Show How Bolton Station Has Changed.

30 May 2019

Incredible Photos Show How Bolton Station Has Changed

The Bolton News has recently published an article titled; ‘PICS: Incredible...

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28 May 2019

My Dream Job is to work as Head Curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Meg Salvi is set to graduate with a first-class degree in BA Photography and has already made a start on her dream career.

Meg’s passion for photography started at the age of eight when she received her first camera – since the...

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Free Range 2019 The Old Truman Brewery

28 May 2019

Free Range 2019

Free Range 2019 – The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL – June 2019

For the first time, this summer University of Bolton’s BA (Hons) Photography students will be taking part in a summer graduate exhibition at the...

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20 May 2019

Mathematics Department Ranked Third For Student Satisfaction in Complete Univers...

The Mathematics team at the University of Bolton take great pride in the quality of our teaching to undergraduates. In the Complete University Guide 2019, for the subject of Mathematics, Bolton was ranked in third place out of 75 univers...

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11 May 2019

Nordic Inspired

Our level two Textiles & Surface Design students have gained tremendous industry engagement during the first semester working on projects with, not one, but two internationally renowned companies.

Inspired by the current exhibi...

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09 May 2019

Graduate Success: A Gaming Narrative

We are delighted to announce that recent Creative Writing graduate Lene Nyland has secured a job as a quality assurance tester at a video game production company.

When asked about her time studying with us, Lene said: 'I owe a lot,...

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15 November 2018

Founder of Reebok

Joe Foster, provided the Chartered Manager Degree Apprentices from JD Sports, with a fascinating insight into how he founded Reebok and developed it into a worldwide brand.

When asked what were the three key elements to his success...

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01 January 1970

Trainee ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and Literacy Teacher

After 20 years in the industry and completing undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, I decided I wanted a career change, so in 2010 I joined the University of Bolton as a PGDE student.

Seven years on, I had completed my QTL...

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01 January 1970

Trainee Teacher Gains Teaching Employment Before Her PGCE Course Ends!

The first internship began in February 2019 and is a 2018 graduate, Rebecca Grimshaw.

Rebecca’s six month term, will allow her to put her new skills into practice in areas such as the SSIC, assessing and treating patients, along ...

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01 January 1970

Trainee Teacher Gains Teaching Employment Before Her PGCE Course Ends!

Charlotte Batra is currently a trainee teacher on the PGCE (M) ESOL and Literacy pathway at the University of Bolton. She has just been offered a full-time position teaching Literacy for Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES) where sh...

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01 January 1970

Institute of Management students glimpse the future

The Institute of Management (IoM) was delighted to invite Mr Ramesh Menon, the renowned expert in robotic platforms technology. Ramesh is Cevitr’s co-founder and executive director, a Manchester-based emerging information technology fi...

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