Transport Planning and Engineering, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    17080
    Tuition (Year)
    6165
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #190 ,
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.

About

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.

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.

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 17080 International
  • GBP 6165 EU/EEA
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

Funding

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