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Transportation and Logistics

Every person and every industry in the world is influenced by, and depends upon, transport and logistics. Consequently, there are so many diverse careers available in this exciting, fast-paced and ever-changing sector. People who work in transport and logistics are constantly kept on their toes. The industry needs to be flexible in order to accommodate the influence of public opinion, governmental decisions and environmental factors.

Doctor of Philosophy in Transportation & Logistics DIVISION: School of Transportation and Logistics Duration: 2-6 YEARS (FULL TIME), 4-8 YEARS (PART TIME)

The Doctor of Philosophy in Transportation and Logistics (by Research) provides opportunities to students to conduct in-depth research in specialised areas while maintaining a reasonable breadth of knowledge in the dynamic field of transportation and logistics. This programme also offers sufficient flexibility to students to develop their study and research that cross traditional disciplinary and departmental boundaries. This is necessary to tackle the increasingly inter-disciplinary nature of transportation and logistics issues and problems.

The research areas in this programme comprise of (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Transportation Systems
  • Logistics Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Policy & Strategy
  • Transportation Planning & Management
  • Traffic Management
  • Fleet Management
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Logistics Management


  • Introduction to Freight Forwarding
  • Introduction to Transport Industry
  • Maritime Logistics
  • Air Freight
  • Road Freight
  • Inland Waterway
  • Multimedia Transport
  • Storage and Warehousing
  • Customs and Procedures
  • Freight, Insurance and Liabilities
  • Dangerous and Special Cargo
  • ICT for Freight Forwarding

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