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Transportation, Planning and Engineering (Operations)

Our programmes in transportation planning and engineering are ideal for graduates interested in a career in transport, and for professionals employed in the transport sector who want to expand their skills and knowledge. Our courses offer a range of modules under three specialist themes, allowing you to focus on your particular interests and develop skills required for work in this sector. You will benefit from an overnight field trip and from undertaking an independent research project.

Entry requirements

MSc: Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Transport Economics; Transport Data Analysis and Techniques; Transport Planning: Policy and Governance; Transport Planning: Practice; Transport Modelling; MSc Research Project; Logistics Systems Operations; Transport Management and Safety.
Optional modules include: Highway and Traffic Engineering; Transport, Energy and the Environment; Railway Engineering and Operations; Human Factors in Engineering.

Assessment methods

Testing is conducted through a combination of unseen written examinations and assessed coursework in the form of problem solving exercises, design exercises, essays, and individual and group projects. Experimental, research and design skills are assessed through laboratory reports, coursework exercises and oral presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,578 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 10,789 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 (Year 1) Wales 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 (Year 1) Channel Islands 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 (Year 1) England 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 (Year 1) EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 (Year 1) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years

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