Research course

Operational Research

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Mathematics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in Mathematics (or a suitable related field). A first or upper second class UK Honours degree, or equivalent is required.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The School is part of the EPSRC Science and Innovation funded LANCS Initiative in the Mathematical Underpinnings of Operational Research.

The following specialisations are available within this research area:

  • Modelling of traffic flow
  • Healthcare modelling
  • Modelling of the spread of infectious diseases
  • Queueing theory
  • Scheduling and timetabling problems
  • Metaheuristics
  • Discrete optimisation.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
PostgradEnquiries@cardiff.ac.uk