Taught course

Transport Planning and Engineering

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

To apply, you'll need a 2:2 Honours degree, or an Ordinary degree plus some industrial experience. A reasonable level of numeracy is also required so you will need Scottish Higher or A Level Maths, or equivalent. An appropriate professional qualification may also be considered with significant relevant industrial experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You will learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, seminars, laboratory sessions and through independent study. The course is split up into three trimesters.

Trimester 1

  • Highway Planning & Design, Public Transport, Traffic Engineering & Control, Transport Policy, plus option

Trimester 2

  • Traffic Management, Transport Economics & Appraisal, Transport Research Methods, Transport & Traffic Models

Trimester 3

  • MSc dissertation

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for up-to-date fee & funding information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Information Office
08452 60 60 40