Research course

Logistics and Operations Management

Cardiff University · Cardiff Business School

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in business and management and associated subject areas. Graduates in mathematics and statistics are welcome to consider the Accounting and Finance research area, while graduates from politics, sociology and psychology are welcome to consider the Management, Employment and Organisation research area.

Applicants should have at least an upper second-class honours degree and preferably a specialist master's degree and an interest in pursuing in-depth research in an appropriate area.

Months of entry


Course content

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

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to have reached a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (writing scored 7.0, with no subscore less than 6.5).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

PhD Programme Office
+44 (0) 29 2087 6786