Our Master of Science in Transportation Planning and Engineering degree at University of Southampton has been taught here since 1969. We will give you a firm technical knowledge of the theory and concepts involved in transportation. You will benefit from the insight of our world-class Transportation Research Group, as well as our links to the transport industry and external organisations who contribute to the course.
The one year full-time course starts in September each year and includes two semesters of taught modules and a summer period devoted to your individual project, from which you produce a Dissertation. Lectures take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week – allowing the course to be undertaken on a part-time basis over 2 years, with attendance on one day each week.
Core modules: Transport data analysis and techniques; Transport economics; Transportation engineering: analysis and design; Transportation engineering: Transport management; Transportation planning: policies and methods; Transportation planning: practice
Two optional modules from: Highway engineering; Passenger and freight transport; Transport and environment; Transport, energy and the environment
Plus: Individual project leading to dissertation
Duration: 1 year (full-time); 24 years (part-time)
Assessment: Coursework, examination, dissertation
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Upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in a related subject. Applicants with lower qualifications but with relevant experience are encouraged to apply
Bursaries may be available from the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund and other charitable organisations on a competitive basis.
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