University of Bolton

University of Bolton

Engineering, Product Design and Textiles Specialisms

Research supervision is available in the following areas: Applications of electronics; applied physics; robotics; manufacture of electronics-enabled products; engine design; structural crash-worthiness; impact biomechanics; accident investigation; manufacturing systems; general textile technology; textile supply chain; advanced composite materials; inclusive design; finite element modelling.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree (or above) in a relevant subject, or a comparable qualification granted by a professional or other body; applicants may be permitted to register directly for the PhD providing they hold a Master's degree in a relevant subject that included training in research and the execution of a research project; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS score of at least 6.5, or equivalent; applicants are normally required to attend an interview, however, under exceptional circumstances it may not be deemed necessary.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Distance learning - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Distance learning - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 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
Distance learning

Key information

Telephone number: 
01204 903903