Staff provide supervision for students undertaking University of Bolton postgraduate research degrees (MPhil, PhD via MPhil, or Direct PhD) in their areas of interest. We are currently compiling an information pack about postgraduate degrees in the School which will be available for download from this page when it is completed. In the meantime browsing this site should give you an idea of the research interests of staff.

Informal enquiries can be made to

Dr. John Charlton; e-mail, tel 01204 903142

To download an application form in either Word or PDF format please click the appropriate link below:

Application form (pdf)

Application form (word) 

MRes Psychology

We also offer an MRes Psychology for psychology graduates who wish to continue their studies to an advanced level and may be considering progression to a doctorate. The main focus of the course is the study of research methods which will give you an advanced critical appreciation of contemporary methods, theories and issues in psychology and will build upon and enhance the skills you acquired from your undergraduate studies.