Research courses

As a PhD student you will receive rigorous training in research methods, outstanding supervision and mentorship, and coursework that will give you both in-depth and broad subject-specific knowledge.

What we are researching

  • Business analytics
  • Data-driven management
  • Decision support systems
  • Extractive industries
  • Lean thinking and agile manufacturing
  • Management science
  • Mining and development
  • Operations and logistics
  • Operations research
  • Reverse logistics
  • Supply chain management
  • Sustainability in business
  • System modelling and simulation
  • Sustainable supply chain management

Find a course

Find out more about applying to Surrey.

Expert support

Our Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.