University of Bolton

University of Bolton

Materials Research and Innovation Specialisms

The course is suitable for graduates in the materials science, engineering and technology sectors or for scientists and technologists working in these sectors; skills and expertise within IMRI include: medical and healthcare devices; intelligent materials (auxetic, piezoelectric, photovoltaic and electrorheological); smart microsystems (MEMS, self-powered sensors and actuators, surface acoustic waves, solar cells, nanomanipulators, wearables); technical textiles and fire retardancy.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2.2) in a relevant subject; interview; if English is not an applicants 1st language: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


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