The University of Bolton offers a variety of postgraduate, continuing professional development (CPD) and short courses in a wide range of subjects. The university has a dynamic postgraduate and professional community and a culture of excellence in teaching and research. We have an enviable record for graduate employment.
The university is renowned for its links to business and industry, and for supporting students who combine study with their career. It is possible to study on a full-time or part-time basis, and some courses are available by distance learning. Our quality, flexible courses can fit around work and other commitments. Many of our part-time and short courses are taught in the evening. A range of courses also offer the relevant professional accreditation. For postgraduate courses, and most CPD modules and courses, please use the Course Search| function.
Alternatively you can see details of which courses are available in each subject area by visiting the relevant academic schools |pages.
The university offers a growing number of short courses which can be studied as continuing professional development, or as a ‘stand-alone’ course. Many are directly linked to workplace skills needed in specific sectors, for example, transport. Some courses require no prior experience of work or study in that area, for example, photoshop.
For anyone wanting to try out a new subject the university offers associate study| courses. These taster courses, in subjects such as creative writing, can lead on the degree courses where they can be then be studied in greater depth.
The range of courses continues to expand in response to the requirements of employers and students. Courses range from automotive design to pyschology.
For short course information please contact the university’s dedicated Short Course Office:
Tel: 01204 903904
For associate student, continuing professional development and all postgraduate courses contact Recruitment and Admissions:
Tel: 01204 903903