University of Bolton

University of Bolton

Games Computing and Creative Technologies Specialisms

This course offers applicants an opportunity to focus their studies in an area that is of personal or professional relevance; supervision is available in the following areas: mediated communication and HCI; e-learning and e-commerce; relational agents; artificial intelligence; physical character animation modelling; emotioneering and biofeedback; sound engineering and computer game sound.

Entry requirements

For the MPhil, or PhD via MPhil: Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject; applications with alternative qualifications demonstrating appropriate knowledge and skills to begin doctorate-level study are considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require a recognised English language qualification at the appropriate level for this course, i.e. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

As well as regular meetings with supervisors, there will be an annual review of progress by means of a formal submission to the school's research committee.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
MPhil Full-time - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bolton Bolton BL3 5AB North West

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