University of Bolton

University of Bolton

Educational Organisation and Learning Technology Specialisms

This programme supports applicants in structuring their work-based research more formally, and turning it into a number of academic publications or a portfolio, thereby acknowledging their work at the highest level; recent projects include: Coeducate: Curriculum Design project funded by JISC; the project seeks to develop new approaches to curriculum design in higher education; SPLICE: Lifelong learning project funded by JISC; the project seeks to uncover the pedagogical, technological and organisational challenges in encouraging learners to be self-regulating; TENCompetence: European lifelong learning project seeking to develop technical and organisational infrastructure; widget server: developing technology to extent the functionality of Virtual Learning Environments; CETIS innovation service: working on cloud computing, open educational resources, standards and other emerging technologies.

Entry requirements

At least a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject; for the PhD: an MSc or other postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject; applicants may apply if they have alternative qualifications or experience that demonstrate the appropriate knowledge and skills to begin doctorate-level study; 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; all applicants are interviewed.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01204 903903