Research course


University of Bolton · University of Bolton

Entry requirements

You should have a good honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. Your application will also be considered if you have alternative qualifications that demonstrate you have the appropriate knowledge and skills to begin higher level study. If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate a sufficient level of competence in English for example via an IELTS score of at least 6.5, or equivalent evidence deemed acceptable by the University.


Months of entry


Course content

The MPhil Innovation is a unique approach to developing new ideas for potential commercialisation. It has been developed following collaborative work between the schools of Arts, Media and Education, Business and Creative Technologies and the Institute for Materials Research and Innovation.

The qualification will be of relevance if you have a personal research interest, if you are working in a research and development role in one of these fields, or in a sector where these different disciplines overlap.

As an MPhil student you will have the opportunity to use the research challenges you are working on as the basis of your study, enabling you to work towards a postgraduate degree through the publication, prototyping and commercialisation plans of your innovative research and development proposal. In addition, you will have access to the University's resources and research expertise as further support for your development idea.

The principles of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship will be central to your MPhil study in order to enhance and reinforce your technical and business skills, and support your personal and professional development in your area of expertise.

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Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months

Course contact details

University of Bolton Enquiries
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