M.Sc. Transport Planning and Engineering

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP17080 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6165 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
This MSc Transport Planning and Engineering course from Newcastle University is designed for both practising professionals and new graduates. You will develop and apply advanced skills and understanding to the planning, management and operation of transport systems.

Description

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Along with developing essential skills and understanding of the planning, management and operation of transport systems, we aim to help you establish a responsible attitude towards the needs of society, the environment and transport safety considerations. We will teach you core skills in:

  • information processing
  • data analysis
  • problem solving
  • teamwork
  • communication and presentation
Delivery
You will take 10 taught modules, which will mostly be transport related but you can choose modules from other subject areas. You will undertake a research project written up as a dissertation.You can also go on a study tour to Europe to examine the different approaches to transport management in other countries. You will see the operation of various public transport systems and study the principles behind advanced transport planning software.
Facilities
The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences has an exceptional range of laboratories equipped with a wide range of analytical instrumentation supporting our research, teaching and contract research projects. Find out about our:
  • Chemical and Biological Research Laboratories
  • Geotechnics and Structures Research Laboratories
The Transport Planning and Engineering programme is offered by Newcastle University.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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  • There is no deadline for this start date.
Tuition fee
  • GBP17080 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6165 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
UK/EU
  • Full time: £6,165
  • Part time: £3,335*

*Part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis, and include an annual administration fee.

International

  • Full time: £17,080
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 48 months

Course Content

Compulsory modules
  • Road Safety
  • Field Class Transport
  • Transport Policy and Legislation
  • Transport Modelling and Forecasting
  • Traffic Flow and Control
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Transport Research Methods
  • Transport Planning and Smarter Mobility
  • Public Inquiry into a Transport Scheme
  • Economic and Environmental Appraisal of Transport Activities
  • MSc Project and Dissertation in Transport Engineering
  • Design of Transport Infrastructure
  • Railway Management, Economics and Planning
Modules may change for your year of entry.

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
  • any engineering or science subject
  • geography
  • town planning
  • maths

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have a qualification in a different subject to those listed above, a lower or non-standard qualification or significant, relevant industry experience.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) (comprising ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHIE), as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for students with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng Honours degree or Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc Honours degree.

It is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and it meets the academic requirements for the Transport Planning Professional qualification.

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