MSc-PgDip-PgCert Transport Engineering and Planning

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  • Entry requirements
    This is a programme that takes students from a wide range of relevant backgrounds and provides them with a strong grounding in the management, engineering and planning of transport infrastructure.
  • Academic title
    MSc/PgDip/PgCert Transport Engineering and Planning
  • Course description
    Transport engineering modules relate to traffic engineering and transport systems design. Transport planning modules look at traffic and travel prediction for local, regional and national studies.

    Economic and environmental appraisal techniques are also covered.

    Other planning topics include:

    -Urban public transport development
    -Land use planning
    -Current policy issues such as reducing car dependency.

    The programme is supported by field surveys, seminars and studio work, allowing students to experience a range of relevant computer packages.

    MSc students are also required to produce a dissertation with the close supervision of an expert academic member of staff.

    Graduates enjoy employment opportunities with:

    -Engineering companies
    -Planning departments
    -Local government
    -Public transport utilities
    -Transport consultants.

    Employers attach particular value to applicants with a good honours degree in combination with a more specialised postgraduate qualification.

    Modules offered on this programme
    Module information is provided to give you an overview of the modules typically available for this programme and not a guarantee of the final programme structure. If you are interested in a specific module, please confirm with the admissions tutor that it will be offered for your cohort.

    MSc: one year, full-time, two years, part-time

    PgDip: nine months, full-time two years, part-time

    Entry requirements
    -An appropriate honours degree. A wide variety of first degrees are accepted, including, for example, engineering, science, geography and social science. Please contact the School to check your qualification
    -We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). For further details, contact the School
    -International students must provide evidence of a proficiency in English

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