Comments about Transport and Planning (MSc) - At the institution - Cardiff - Cardiff - Cardiff - Wales
To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in major transport planning and engineering consultancies, local authorities and transport operators.
A First or Second Class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. The course is suitable for graduates in geography, planning, transport, engineering, science and social science. Applicants with good degrees in other disciplines and/or mature students with a relevant professional background or qualifications will also be considered.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass either IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 575 (232 for computer-based).
Transport and Planning (MSc)
The course is divided into two parts:
Part 1 comprises a programme of compulsory and option modules over two semesters. The compulsory modules provide the necessary analytical, economic and planning framework, whilst the selection of options provides the opportunity to study particular aspects of transport and related topics in depth.
Part 2 comprises an individual dissertation on a topic related to transport, selected in consultation with members of staff.
The modules are assessed through continuous assessment (a variety of seminars, essays, project work and practical exercises) and examinations.
* Includes a field study visit
* Offers students an opportunity to study the subject of transport at a postgraduate level within a School which specialises in regional and land use planning
* Recognised by the Institute of Logistics and Transport and by the Chartered Institute of Transport.
* Recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as a 'specialist' masters for those who have completed at least a three year RTPI recognised undergraduate degree in planning, allowing completion of the RTPI's educational requirements for membership.