Research course

Operations Management Direct

Institution
University of Westminster · Business Information Management and Operations
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a first degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending); and (if English is not your first language) appropriate English Language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self-directed study and training as a researcher.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Based within our Westminster Business School, our Operations Management research programme supports research work in a number of highly applied areas including:

Operations and strategic management;
the impact of ICT on operations;
online learning and assessment;
supply chain management;
decision support systems and expert systems;
and knowledge management.

Our monthly research seminars draw both external and internal speakers. Research students also benefit from a doctoral colloquium where they present their work and receive feedback from senior researchers in addition to their own supervisory team.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.

Fees and funding

Please find details of fees and the range of funding opportunities (including studentships) available through the University on our website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
24-48 months
part time
48-96 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Admissions
Email
researchadmissions@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7911 5731