Research course

Logistics and Operations Management

Cardiff University · Cardiff Business School

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in business and management, logistics, and operations management. Applicants should have at least an upper second-class Honours degree and preferably a specialist Masters 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.

Special Features

The Section performs world class lean thinking and supply chain research, and has an established reputation for excellence in logistics modelling and simulation, together with a long tradition of original research in maritime economics, shipping, transport and ports.

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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). Copies of appropriate English language certificates must be supplied with your application.

Fees and funding

Each year a number of funded PhD studentships are available via the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre (UK/EU students only), or Cardiff Business School. Please visit Cardiff Business School’s website for further information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

PhD Programme Office
+44 (0) 29 2087 6786
+44 (0) 29 2087 4419