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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    Start date: To be confirmed; Duration: 5-7 years.

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

Operational Research is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Mathematics research programmes.

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.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    157 66%

    27th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    43rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    41st

    8

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