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University of Bolton
The University of Bolton provides an MPhil by Innovation. The novel MPhil degree will enable you to achieve postgraduate degree level of academic qualification in your subject area, through the publication, prototyping and commercialisation planning of your innovative research and development work. If you are working in business or industry you can use the research challenges you face in your current role as the basis of your MPhil study, giving you access to the University’s resources and research expertise to support business development by Innovation.
The MPhil thesis is a portfolio of three components:
Publication:A paper published in an international journal, or international conference, or provisional patent is accepted.
Prototype: Detailed description of designed and tested prototype ready for production, including capabilities and limitations. All prototypes will be displayed at an exhibition.
Business Plan:A comprehensive path to commercialisation must be explained outlining all routes to market with timeframes and associated investments needed and costs.
1 year Full-time - October or January start, or 2 years part-time.
This qualification will support your career aspirations and enhance your personal and professional development in your field of expertise.The theme of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship runs throughout the MPhil study in order to enhance and reinforce your technical and business skills. If you are carrying out research on a work-based project, it will enable your organisation to access the University’s research resources and expertise and enhance its knowledge levels.