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Logistics and Operations Management, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Cardiff, United Kingdom
Logistics and Operations Management is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our Business Studies PhD programme.
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Overview

We aim to be the world's leading interdisciplinary teams of academics in advancing knowledge, theory and practice in logistics and operations management.

The section comprises four distinct research groupings undertaking both specific and common research projects. The four groups are

  • the Lean Enterprise Research Centre
  • the Logistics Systems Dynamics Group
  • the Centre for Automotive Industry Research
  • the Transport and Shipping Research Group.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Distinctive features

  • The section performs world class supply chain research, and has an established reputation for excellence in logistics and operations modelling and simulation, together with a long tradition of original research in shipping, transport and ports, and sustainability.
  • Students may access travel funding from the section to attend conferences or workshops during the third year of the four-year programme.
  • The section runs a lively visiting speaker programme with both academics and practitioners of international standing.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • We are seeking to admit students whose potential to benefit from our research-led learning and teaching can be demonstrated through a range of qualifications and achievements.
  • You will need to satisfy the relevant Admissions Tutor that you have met, or will meet, the necessary academic and non-academic criteria required for the programme of study. Able applicants who have not followed a focused programme of study will also be considered. Applications are considered on their individual merits.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Cardiff

  • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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